Archive for September, 2008

Cachorro Grande – Roda Gigante

Monday, September 29th, 2008

Cachorro Grande (Portuguese for “Big Dog”) is a Brazilian rock band from Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul. The band was created just for the lead singer’s need of writing songs to his platonic love, Carmen Luiza Djalbu Kerk. In 2003, the music video for Lunático was nominated for Best New Artist at the 2003 MTV Video Music Brasil. In 2007 they won the MTV Video Music Brasil for Best Live Performance.

CPM 22 – Dias Atras

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

CPM 22 is a Brazilian band from São Paulo formed in 1995. Band members are Fernando Estefano (known as Badauí, lead vocals), Ricardo Di Roberto (Japinha, drums and backing vocals), Eduardo Ippolito Torrado Gomes (Wally, rhythm guitar and backing vocals), Fernando Sanches Takara (Fernandinho, bass guitar) and Luciano Garcia (Luciano, lead guitar).

Angra – Rebirth

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Angra is a heavy metal band from São Paulo, Brazil known for its use of symphonic interludes, highly technical guitar playing, and regional elements in their songs. Current members of the band include:

  • Eduardo Falaschi – Vocals (2001–present)
  • Rafael Bittencourt – Guitars (1991–present)
  • Kiko Loureiro – Guitars (1991–present)
  • Felipe Andreoli – Bass (2001–present)
  • Aquiles Priester – Drums (2001–present)
  • Fábio Laguna (tour member) – Keyboards (2004–present)

Djavan – Samurai

Monday, September 8th, 2008

Djavan (full name Djavan Caetano Viana) is an important Brazilian singer/songwriter, born 27 January1949, in Alagoas, Brazil. Djavan combines traditional South American rhythms with popular music drawn from America, Europe and Africa. He can aptly be categorized in either of the following musical genres: Brazilian pop, samba, and Latin dance.

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