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Soulfly - 100% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1997, by Max Cavalera (Massimiliano Antonio Cavalera, 4 August 1969, Belo Horizonte, Brazil; vocals, ex-Sepultura). The original line-up of Soulfly additionally comprised guitarist Jackson Bandeira aka Lucio (previously played with Chico Science), drummer Roy Mayorga (b. 6 April 1970, New York City, New York, USA; ex-Agnostic Front, Read more

Cavalera Conspiracy - 73% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 2000s
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This Brazilian thrash metal project marked the first time brothers Max Cavalera (Massimiliano Antonio Cavalera, 4 August 1969, Belo Horizonte, Brazil; vocals/guitar) and Igor Cavalera (b. 4 September 1970, Belo Horizonte, Brazil; guitar) had worked together in a studio since the original line-up of Sepultura imploded in December 1996. Ten years later, with the brothers havin Read more

Slayer - 73% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Theme Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This intense death/thrash metal quartet was formed in Huntington Beach, Los Angeles, USA, during 1982. Comprising Tom Araya (Thomas Araya, 6 June 1961, Valparaiso, Chile; bass/vocals), Kerry King (b. 3 June 1964, Los Angeles, California, USA; guitar), Jeff Hanneman (b. 31 January 1964, Oakland, California, USA; guitar) and Dave Lombardo (b. 16 February 1965, Havana, Cuba; dr Read more

Kreator - 59% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Essen, Germany, in 1984, under the name Tormentor, this heavy metal band originally comprised Milan ‘Mille’ Petrozza (guitar/vocals), Rob Fioretti (bass) and Jürgen ‘Ventor’ Reil (drums). Their vicious thrash style was inspired by the filth and industrial pollution problem that Essen, on the River Ruhr, was experiencing. After changing their n Read more

Exodus - 53% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Pantera - 51% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal Movies Theme Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Testament - 51% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US thrash act was one of the first to emerge from San Francisco’s Bay Area in Metallica’s wake in the 80s. Originally formed as Legacy in 1983, becoming Testament two years later, the line-up included vocalist Steve Souza alongside Alex Skolnick (29 September 1968, Berkeley, California, USA, replacing original guitarist Derrick Ramirez), Eric Peterson (b. 14 M Read more

Sodom - 49% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This German black metal/thrash trio was formed in 1983 by Tom Angelripper (bass, vocals), Aggressor (vocals, guitar) and Chris Witchhunter (drums), drawing inspiration from bands such as Motörhead, Anvil and Venom. Aggressor was replaced by the similarly pseudonymous Grave Violator on the agenda-setting debut EP, In The Sign Of Evil. By the time Obsessed By Cruelty emerged Read more

Destruction - 47% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Along with Kreator, this speed metal band was at the forefront of the 80s German thrash scene, although Destruction never quite achieved the former’s level of success. Destruction was formed in 1983 in Weil am Rhein, Germany by Schmier (Marcel Schmier Schirmer; bass, vocals), Mike Sifringer (guitar) and Tommy Sandmann (drums) made a rather raw debut with 1984’s min Read more

Anthrax - 45% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This New York, USA-based thrash metal outfit was formed in 1981 by Scott ‘Not’ Ian (Scott Rosenfeld, 31 December 1963, Queens, New York City, New York, USA; rhythm guitar) and Dan Lilker (b. 18 October 1964, USA; bass). After a series of personnel changes, Ian and Lilker were joined by Neil Turbin (vocals), Dan Spitz (b. 28 January 1963, USA; guitar) and Charlie Be Read more

Death - 45% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Death - 45% match to Sepultura

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Obituary - 44% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal
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Morbid Angel - 39% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Florida, USA, in 1983, this influential death metal band’s original line-up comprised Dallas Ward (bass/vocals), Trey Azagthoth (George Emmanuel III, 26 March 1965, Bellingham, Washington, USA; guitar/keyboards) and Mike Browning (vocals/drums). A number of bass players then passed through the line-up in the next three years before the recruitment of Sterling Read more

Venom - 39% match to Sepultura

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This UK black metal band, a major influence on thrash pioneers Metallica, Slayer and Possessed, as well as the satanic fraternity, was formed in 1978 as Guillotine in Newcastle Upon Tyne by Cronos (Conrad Lant; bass, vocals), Mantas (b. Jeff Dunn; guitar) and Abaddon (b. Tony Bray; drums). Their debut was 1981’s legendary Welcome To Hell, a raw collection of brutal song Read more


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