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Rafael Bittencourt

Rafael Bittencourt

Real/full name:
Rafael de Paula Souza Neto
52 (born Oct 22nd, 1971)
Place of birth:
Brazil (São Paulo, São Paulo)


In a 2015 interview with Brazilian rock journalist & ex-MTV VJ Gastão Moreira, Bittencourt confirmed the rumor that he played in the infamous punk rock band Lixo Atômico, or Atomic Waste, in the '80s that was known for playing Cólera, Inocentes & Garotos Podres covers. He also stated in that the Brazilian punk rock scene during this time was far superior to the Brazilian heavy metal scene, ...


Guitars, Percussion, Vocals (backing) (1991-present)

1992 Reaching Horizons (Demo) Guitars
1993 Angels Cry Guitars
1994 Evil Warning (EP) Guitars
1995 Sound of Eden Vol. 1 (Split) Guitars, Percussion, Vocals (backing)
1995 Eldritch / Angra (Split) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1995 The Loco-llector (Split) Guitars, Percussion, Vocals (backing)
1995 Live Acoustic at FNAC (EP) Guitars (acoustic), Vocals (backing)
1996 Eyes of Christ (Demo) Guitars
1996 Make Believe (Single) Guitars
1996 Holy Land Guitars, Vocals (backing), Percussion (additional) (track 5)
1996 Freedom Call (EP) Guitars
1997 Radio Force 1 (Split) Guitars, Percussion, Vocals (backing)
1997 Holy Live (Live album) Guitars
1998 Lisbon (Single) Guitars
1998 Rainy Nights (Single) Guitars
1998 Acoustic... and More (EP) Guitars
1998 Heavy Metal Rendez Vous (Split) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
1998 Angels Cry / Holy Land (Compilation) Guitars
1998 Fireworks Guitars
1999 Century Media Spring/Summer 1999 Sampler (Split) Guitars, Percussion, Vocals (backing)
2001 Acid Rain (Demo) Guitars
2001 Rebirth Guitars
2002 Rebirth World Tour - Part 1 (Live in Rio de Janeiro 2001) (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2002 Hunters and Prey (EP) Guitars
2003 Rebirth World Tour - Live in São Paulo (Video) Guitars
2003 Rebirth World Tour - Live in São Paulo (Live album) Guitars
2004 5th Album Demos (Demo) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2004 Temple of Shadows Guitars, Vocals (backing), Vocals (choirs) (tracks 2, 9)
2004 Wishing Well (Single) Guitars
2006 The Course of Nature (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2006 Aurora Consurgens Vocals (lead) (track 11)
2006 Aurora Consurgens Guitars, Vocals (backing), Vocals (choirs) (track 2)
2010 Arising Thunder (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2010 Lease of Life (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2010 Aqua Guitars, Vocals (choirs)
2013 Angels Cry: 20th Anniversary Tour (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2013 Angels Cry: 20th Anniversary Tour (Video) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2014 Newborn Me (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2014 Secret Garden Guitars, Vocals
2018 Ømni Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2020 Hollow (Aqua 2020 Remixed) (Single) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2021 Ømni Live (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2023 Angra ilumina Sonastério (EP) Guitars, Vocals (backing)
2023 Ride into the Storm (Single) Guitars, Percussion, Vocals (backing)
2023 Tide of Changes - Pt. II (Single) Guitars
2023 Gods of the World (Single) Guitars, Percussion, Vocals (backing)
2023 Cycles of Pain Songwriting, Vocals (choirs) (track 2), Piano (track 10), Lyrics (tracks 3-12), Vocals (backing) (tracks 3, 7, 10), Guitars
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Bittencourt Project

Guitars, Vocals (2008-present)

2008 Brainworms I Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards (track 3)

Lixo Atômico





Guitars (2006)


Guitars (2020)

Andres Alvarez

2010 The Eyes of the Moon Guitars (lead) (track 13)

Embrace of Disharmony

2014 Humananke Guitars (lead) (track 4)

Kiko Loureiro

2014 The White Balance (Live album) Guitars (acoustic), Vocals (DVD track 11)


2020 Sandstorm Guitars


2021 Sepulquarta Guitars (acoustic) (track 14)


1992 Captain Frog (Demo) Vocals (backing) (tracks 2, 3)


2014 Last Dawn Guitar solo (track 2)


2022 Best Of: Living the Dream (Compilation) Guitars
2022 Best Of: Living the Dream (Compilation) Guitars (BD tracks 1-18)

Terra Prima

2010 And Life Begins Vocals, Guitars

Time Machine

2004 Reviviscence: Liber Secundus Guitars (lead) (tracks 11, 12)

Tropa de Shock

2004 Survivors Guitars (track 6)

Twilight Aura

2022 For a Better World Vocals (track 3)


2018 Queen of Time Latin lyrics


2001 Acid Rain (Demo) Producer
2003 Rebirth World Tour - Live in São Paulo (Video) Editing (additional)
2003 Rebirth World Tour - Live in São Paulo (Live album) Editing (additional)
2004 Temple of Shadows Cover concept, Typography
2006 Aurora Consurgens Cover concept
2010 Aqua Conductor (choir), Choir arrangements
2014 Secret Garden Art direction, Lyrics
2023 Cycles of Pain Design

Bittencourt Project

2008 Brainworms I Songwriting (tracks 1 - 8, 10, 11, 12), Logo, Lyrics (tracks 1 - 8, 10, 11, 12), Cover concept, Producer
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