Sepultura Biography

Sepultura (Portuguese for "grave") is a Brazilian heavy metal band from Belo Horizonte. Formed in 1984 by brothers Max and Igor Cavalera, the band was a major force in the death metal and thrash metal genres during the late 1980s and early 1990s, with their later experiments drawing influence from nu metal, hardcore punk and industrial metal. Sepultura has had several changes in its lineup since its formation, with the band's founders, lead singer/rhythm guitarist Max Cavalera and drummer Igor Cavalera departing in 1996 and 2006, respectively. Sepultura's current line up consists of vocalist Derrick Green, guitarist Andreas Kisser, bassist Paulo Jr. and drummer Eloy Casagrande.

Sepultura has released 13 studio albums so far, the latest being The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart (2013). Their most successful records are Arise (1991), Chaos A.D. (1993), and Roots (1996). Sepultura has sold over 3 million units in the USA and almost 30 million worldwide, gaining multiple gold and platinum records across the globe, including in countries as diverse as France, Australia, Indonesia, United States, Cyprus and their native Brazil.

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Sepultura covering The Prodigy's 'Firestarter' on new 'Kairos' album

Band reveal tracklisting of June-bound record

  • May 3, 2011

Sepultura to release live CD/DVD featuring Brazilian orchestra

Metallers collaborate with Orquestra Experimental De Repertório - video

  • Apr 20, 2011

Sepultura to release new album 'Kairos' later this year

Metal band hope to 'surprise' fans with 12th studio record

  • Apr 5, 2011

Sepultura quash 'rumours and lies' about potential reunion - video

Band lash out at Max Cavalera

  • Dec 14, 2010

Max Cavalera plays Sepultura greatest hits show at Download

His son Richie joins band on stage too

  • Jun 15, 2008

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Sepultura Reviews

Sepultura : Nation

Sepultura : Nation

Brazilian metal stalwarts continue, indifferently, with American frontman

  • Mar 29, 2001

Sepultura : Against

They rock like multi-phallused death wolves - and almost everything else out this week mewls like a sickly baby shrew with a hurty toothywoothy.

  • Jul 10, 1999

Against

The story so far: Brazilian pinko hypercore scruffs Sepultura arise from the swamp of metal wannabes....

  • Sep 19, 1998

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