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Sepultura

Country of origin:
Brazil
Location:
Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais (early); São Paulo, São Paulo (later)
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1984
Genre:
Death/Thrash Metal (early); Nu-Metal, Groove/Thrash Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Satanism, Death, Anti-Fascism (early); Politics, Literature (later)
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1984-present
Upper picture from L. to R: Igor Cavalera, Jairo Guedz, Paulo Jr., Max Cavalera.

Below picture from L. to R: Derrick Green, Paulo Jr., Andreas Kisser, Eloy Casagrande

The band name comes from a Portuguese translation of Motörhead's song "Dancing on Your Grave" which is "Dançando na sua Sepultura". Sepultura means "grave" (sepulchre) in Portuguese (and in some other Latin-based languages). ...
Current
Paulo Jr. Bass (1984-present)
See also: The Unabomber Files, ex-AI-5, ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Andreas Kisser Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (1987-present)
See also: De la Tierra, Metal Allegiance (live), ex-Pestilence, ex-Sexoturica, ex-Esfinge, Andreas Kisser, Hail!, Kisser Clan, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Asesino (live), ex-Scorpions (live), ex-Andreas Kisser & Embromation Society, ex-Brasil Rock Stars, ex-Charles' Angels, ex-DJ Andreas Kisser, ex-Ed Motta, Andreas Kisser and Rui Veloso, ex-Godswallop, ex-Projeto Brasil Guitarras, ex-Quarteto da Pinga, ex-Clube Big Beatles (live), ex-Far From Alaska (live), ex-Orquestra Rockfônica (live)
Derrick Green Vocals, Guitars (additional) (1998-present)
See also: Beloved Ghouls, Derrick Green, Maximum Hedrum, ex-Pitboss 2000, ex-Musica Diablo, ex-Alpha Jerk, ex-Krop Acid, ex-Outface, ex-Overfiend, ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Eloy Casagrande Drums, Percussion (2011-present)
See also: Iahweh, ex-Aclla, ex-Mr. Ego, ex-Andre Matos, ex-2OIS, ex-Gloria, ex-Projeto Brasil Guitarras, ex-Andreas Kisser (live)
Past
Roberto "Gato" Raffan Bass (1984)
See also: ex-Entropy
Beto Pinga Drums (1984)
Igor Cavalera Drums, Percussion (1984-2006)
See also: Cavalera Conspiracy, ex-Guerrilha, DEAFBRICK, Max & Iggor Cavalera, Mixhell, PETBRICK, Revolta, ex-Massacration (live), ex-Nailbomb (live), ex-Charles' Angels, ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Roberto UFO Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Kalabouço, ex-Sagrado Inferno, ex-Sarcófago
Cássio Guitars (1984)
Max Cavalera Guitars (rhythm) (1984-1996), Vocals (lead) (1985-1996)
See also: Cavalera Conspiracy, Killer Be Killed, Soulfly, ex-Guerrilha, ex-Nailbomb, Max & Iggor Cavalera, Metal All Stars
Wagner Antichrist Vocals (lead) (1984-1985)
See also: The Evil, ex-Sarcófago, ex-Cirrhosis, ex-Komando Kaos
Julio Cesar Vieira Franco Guitars (lead) (1985)
See also: ex-Armmagedon
Jairo Tormentor Guitars (lead) (1985-1987)
See also: The Troops of Doom, ex-Guerrilha, Metallica Cover Brazil, The Southern Blacklist, ex-Eminence, ex-Overdose, ex-The Mist, ex-Mantas
Jean Dolabella Drums (2006-2011)
See also: Ego Kill Talent, Indireto, Rockfellas, Supercombo (live), ex-Diesel, ex-Udora, ex-Andreas Kisser (live)
Current (Live)
Amílcar Christófaro Drums (2011, 2019-present)
See also: Torture Squad, Guillotine (live), Kisser Clan, Matanza Ritual, ex-Nervosa (live)
Past (Live)
Silvio Golfetti Guitars (1991)
See also: ex-Agent Steel, ex-Korzus, ex-Pontius Prophet
Guilherme Martin Drums (2005)
See also: Viper, ex-Master Stroke, Felipe Machado, notS.O.D. Fist Banging Maniacs, Toy Shop, ex-Megaton, ex-Luxúria, ex-Party Up, ex-Sweetmad
Roy Mayorga Drums (2006)
See also: Hellyeah (live), ex-Amebix, Mothra, Stone Sour, ex-Ministry, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Soulfly, ex-Crisis, ex-ABLOOM, ex-Ankla, ex-Black President, ex-Maggott SS, ex-Medication, ex-Nausea, ex-Pale Demons, ex-Thorn, ex-Onesidezero (live), ex-Shelter (live)
Kevin Foley Drums (2013)
See also: One Life All-In, Black Bomb A (live), ex-Abbath, ex-Benighted, ex-Disavowed, ex-Necrovile, ex-Deathawaits (live), ex-Decapitated (live), ex-Destinity (live), ex-Miserable Failure (live), ex-Nervecell (live), ex-Nightmare (live), ex-Nostromo (live), ex-Sabaton (live), ex-Burning Skies, ex-Mumakil, ex-Arkhan (live), ex-Kronos (live), ex-Doorsfall, ex-F Stands for Fuck You, ex-White Card, ex-Get the Shot (live), ex-Lofofora (live)
Paulo Jr. Bass (1984-present)
See also: The Unabomber Files, ex-AI-5, ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Andreas Kisser Guitars (lead), Vocals (backing) (1987-present)
See also: De la Tierra, Metal Allegiance (live), ex-Pestilence, ex-Sexoturica, ex-Esfinge, Andreas Kisser, Hail!, Kisser Clan, ex-Anthrax (live), ex-Asesino (live), ex-Scorpions (live), ex-Andreas Kisser & Embromation Society, ex-Brasil Rock Stars, ex-Charles' Angels, ex-DJ Andreas Kisser, ex-Ed Motta, Andreas Kisser and Rui Veloso, ex-Godswallop, ex-Projeto Brasil Guitarras, ex-Quarteto da Pinga, ex-Clube Big Beatles (live), ex-Far From Alaska (live), ex-Orquestra Rockfônica (live)
Derrick Green Vocals, Guitars (additional) (1998-present)
See also: Beloved Ghouls, Derrick Green, Maximum Hedrum, ex-Pitboss 2000, ex-Musica Diablo, ex-Alpha Jerk, ex-Krop Acid, ex-Outface, ex-Overfiend, ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Eloy Casagrande Drums, Percussion (2011-present)
See also: Iahweh, ex-Aclla, ex-Mr. Ego, ex-Andre Matos, ex-2OIS, ex-Gloria, ex-Projeto Brasil Guitarras, ex-Andreas Kisser (live)
Roberto "Gato" Raffan Bass (1984)
See also: ex-Entropy
Beto Pinga Drums (1984)
Igor Cavalera Drums, Percussion (1984-2006)
See also: Cavalera Conspiracy, ex-Guerrilha, DEAFBRICK, Max & Iggor Cavalera, Mixhell, PETBRICK, Revolta, ex-Massacration (live), ex-Nailbomb (live), ex-Charles' Angels, ex-Brasil Rock Stars (live)
Roberto UFO Guitars (1984)
See also: ex-Kalabouço, ex-Sagrado Inferno, ex-Sarcófago
Cássio Guitars (1984)
Max Cavalera Guitars (rhythm) (1984-1996), Vocals (lead) (1985-1996)
See also: Cavalera Conspiracy, Killer Be Killed, Soulfly, ex-Guerrilha, ex-Nailbomb, Max & Iggor Cavalera, Metal All Stars
Wagner Antichrist Vocals (lead) (1984-1985)
See also: The Evil, ex-Sarcófago, ex-Cirrhosis, ex-Komando Kaos
Julio Cesar Vieira Franco Guitars (lead) (1985)
See also: ex-Armmagedon
Jairo Tormentor Guitars (lead) (1985-1987)
See also: The Troops of Doom, ex-Guerrilha, Metallica Cover Brazil, The Southern Blacklist, ex-Eminence, ex-Overdose, ex-The Mist, ex-Mantas
Jean Dolabella Drums (2006-2011)
See also: Ego Kill Talent, Indireto, Rockfellas, Supercombo (live), ex-Diesel, ex-Udora, ex-Andreas Kisser (live)
Current
Amílcar Christófaro Drums (2011, 2019-present)
See also: Torture Squad, Guillotine (live), Kisser Clan, Matanza Ritual, ex-Nervosa (live)
Past
Silvio Golfetti Guitars (1991)
See also: ex-Agent Steel, ex-Korzus, ex-Pontius Prophet
Guilherme Martin Drums (2005)
See also: Viper, ex-Master Stroke, Felipe Machado, notS.O.D. Fist Banging Maniacs, Toy Shop, ex-Megaton, ex-Luxúria, ex-Party Up, ex-Sweetmad
Roy Mayorga Drums (2006)
See also: Hellyeah (live), ex-Amebix, Mothra, Stone Sour, ex-Ministry, ex-Ozzy Osbourne, ex-Soulfly, ex-Crisis, ex-ABLOOM, ex-Ankla, ex-Black President, ex-Maggott SS, ex-Medication, ex-Nausea, ex-Pale Demons, ex-Thorn, ex-Onesidezero (live), ex-Shelter (live)
Kevin Foley Drums (2013)
See also: One Life All-In, Black Bomb A (live), ex-Abbath, ex-Benighted, ex-Disavowed, ex-Necrovile, ex-Deathawaits (live), ex-Decapitated (live), ex-Destinity (live), ex-Miserable Failure (live), ex-Nervecell (live), ex-Nightmare (live), ex-Nostromo (live), ex-Sabaton (live), ex-Burning Skies, ex-Mumakil, ex-Arkhan (live), ex-Kronos (live), ex-Doorsfall, ex-F Stands for Fuck You, ex-White Card, ex-Get the Shot (live), ex-Lofofora (live)
Added by: xSpinalTartx Modified by: sweetsaltbones
Added on: 2002-07-15 21:49:01 Last modified on: 2020-10-25 19:59:29