Origin: Belo Horizonte, Brazil  
Genres: Death Metal, Thrash Metal
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Last update/review: January 15, 2017

Sepultura

Sepultura has risen from rather humble beginnings (their early albums being pretty basic affairs) to become one of the most well-known death/thrash metal bands of all time. During the band's definitive period (Beneath The Remains through Chaos AD) their potent mix of death and thrash metal gained them worldwide acclaim. They also showed they were willing to grow and develop new styles, as their other seminal work, Roots, mixed tribal rhythms and a slower, more down-tuned style with the aggression of their earlier albums.

In early 1997, a rift developed between guitarist Max Cavalera and the other members, apparently due in part to Max's wife's involvement with the band as a manager. Max left the band and formed Soulfly, while Sepultura carried on, recruiting a new vocalist by the name of Derrick Greene, and have released several albums since Roots (the latest being Dante XXI), continuing their popularity as a metal force. Finally, in June 2006, drummer Igor Cavalera followed his brother's footsteps, leaving the band, citing artistic differences. With both Cavaleras now out of the band, there are reports that the group may continue under a new name, though this has not yet been confirmed.

Current Members

Derrick Greene

vocals

Andreas Kisser

guitars

Paulo Jr.

bass

Eloy Casagrande

drums

Former Members/Guests

Max Cavalera

guitars/vocals (Cavalera Conspiracy, Killer Be Killed, ex-Nailbomb, Soulfly)

Jairo Guedz

guitars (ex-Overdose)

Igor Cavalera

drums (Cavalera Conspiracy)

Jean Dolabella

drums



Discography



Bestial Devastation (split w/ Overdose)  
1985 Cogumelo
  1. The Curse
  2. Bestial Devastation
  3. Antichrist
  4. Necromancer
  5. Warriors Of Death
  • Max Cavalera
  • Jairo Guedz
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera



Morbid Visions  
1986 Cogumelo
  1. Morbid Visions
  2. Mayhem
  3. Troops Of Doom
  4. War
  5. Crucifixion
  6. Show Me The Wrath
  7. Funeral Rites
  8. Empire Of The Damned
  • Max Cavalera
  • Jairo Guedz
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera



Schizophrenia  
1987 Roadrunner
  1. Intro
  2. From The Past Comes The Storms
  3. To The Wall
  4. Escape To The Void
  5. Inquisition Symphony
  6. Screams Behind The Shadows
  7. Septic Shizo
  8. The Abyss
  9. R.I.P. (Rest in Pain)
  10. Troops Of Doom (CD bonus track)
  • Max Cavalera
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera



Beneath The Remains  
1989 Roadrunner
  1. Beneath the Remains
  2. Inner Self
  3. Stronger Than Hate
  4. Mass Hypnosis
  5. Sarcastic Existence
  6. Slaves of Pain
  7. Lobotomy
  8. Hungry
  9. Primitive Future
  • Max Cavalera
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera
1989 Readers' Album #1




Arise  
1991 Roadrunner
  1. Arise
  2. Dead Embryonic Cells
  3. Desperate Cry
  4. Murder
  5. Subtraction
  6. Altered State
  7. Under Siege (Regnum Irae)
  8. Meaningless Movements
  9. Infected Voice
  • Max Cavalera
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera
1991 Readers' Album #2




Third World Posse  EP
1992 Roadrunner
  1. Dead Embryonic Cells
  2. Drug Me
  3. Inner Self (Live)
  4. Troops Of Doom (Live)
  5. Orgasmatron (Live)
  • Max Cavalera
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera



Chaos A.D.  
1993 Roadrunner
  1. Refuse/Resist
  2. Territory
  3. Slave New World
  4. Amen
  5. Kaiowas
  6. Propaganda
  7. Biotech Is Godzilla
  8. Nomad
  9. We Who Are Not As Others
  10. Manifest
  11. The Hunt (New Model Army cover)
  12. Clenched Fist
  • Max Cavalera
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera
1993 Readers' Album #1




Roots  
1996 Roadrunner
  1. Roots bloody roots
  2. Attitude
  3. Cut-throat
  4. Ratamahatta
  5. Breed apart
  6. Straighthate
  7. Spit
  8. Lookaway
  9. Dusted
  10. Born stubborn
  11. Jasco
  12. Its ri
  13. Ambush
  14. Endangered species
  15. Dictatorshit
  16. ...
  • Max Cavalera
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera
1996 Readers' Album #1




Blood-Rooted  COMPILATION
1997 Roadrunner
  1. Procreation (Of The Wicked)
  2. Inhuman Nature
  3. Policia
  4. War
  5. Crucificados Pelo Sistema
  6. Symptom Of The Universe
  7. Mine
  8. Lookaway (Master Vibe Mix)
  9. Dusted (Demo version)
  10. Roots Bloody Roots (Demo version)
  11. Drug Me
  12. Refuse/Resist (Live)
  13. Slave New World (Live)
  14. Propaganda (Live)
  15. Beneath The Remains / Escape To The Void (Live)
  16. Kaiowas (Tribal Jam)
  17. Clenched Fist (Live)
  18. Biotech Is Godzilla (Live)



Against  
1998 Roadrunner
  1. Against
  2. Choke
  3. Rumors
  4. Old Earth
  5. Floaters in mud
  6. Boycott
  7. Tribus
  8. Common bonds
  9. F.O.E.
  10. Reza
  11. Unconscious
  12. Kamaitachi
  13. Drowned out
  14. Hatred inside
  15. T3RCermillenium
  • Derrick Greene
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera
1998 Readers' Album #20




Nation  
2001 Roadrunner
  1. Sepulnation
  2. Revolt
  3. Border Wars
  4. One Man Army
  5. Vox Populi
  6. The Ways of Faith
  7. Uma Cura
  8. Who Must Die
  9. Saga
  10. Tribe to a Nation
  11. Politricks
  12. Human Cause
  13. Reject
  14. Water
  15. Valtio
  16. Bela Lugosi's Dead (bonus track)
  17. Annihilation (bonus track)
  18. Rise Above (bonus track)
  • Derrick Greene
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera



Under A Pale Grey Sky  LIVE
2002 Roadrunner
  1. Itsari (intro)
  2. Roots Bloody Roots
  3. Spit
  4. Territory
  5. Breed Apart
  6. Attitude
  7. Cut-Throat
  8. Troops Of Doom
  9. Beneath The Remains/Mass Hypnosis
  10. Born Stubborn
  11. Desperate Cry
  12. Necromancer
  13. Dusted
  14. Endangered Species
  15. We Who Are Not As Others
  16. Straighthate
  17. Dictatorshit
  18. Refuse/Resist
  19. Arise/Dead Embryonic Cells
  20. Slave New World
  21. Biotech Is Godzilla
  22. Inner Self
  23. Policia
  24. We Gotta Know
  25. Kaiowas
  26. Ratamahatta
  27. Orgasmatron
  • Max Cavalera
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera
2002 Readers' Album #44




Chaos DVD  VIDEO
2002



Roorback  
2003 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Come Back Alive
  2. Godless
  3. Apes Of God
  4. More Of The Same
  5. Urge
  6. Corrupted
  7. As It Is
  8. Mindwar
  9. Leech
  10. The Rift
  11. Bottomed Out
  12. Activist
  13. Outro
  • Derrick Greene
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera
2003 Readers' Album #43




Live In São Paulo  
2005 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Intro
  2. Apes of God
  3. Slave New World
  4. Propaganda
  5. Attitude
  6. Choke
  7. Inner Self/Beneath the Remains
  8. Escape To the Void
  9. Mindwar
  10. Troops of Doom
  11. Necromancer
  12. Sepulnation
  13. Refuse/Resist
  14. Territory
  15. Black Steel In the Hour of Chaos
  16. Bullet the Blue Sky
  17. Reza
  18. Biotech Is Godzilla
  19. Arise/Dead Embrionic Cells
  20. Come Back Alive
  21. Roots Bloody Roots
  • Derrick Greene
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera
2005 Readers' Album #96




Live In São Paulo  VIDEO
2005 Steamhammer/SPV



Dante XXI  
2006 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. Lost (intro)
  2. Dark Wood Of Error
  3. Convicted In Life
  4. City Of Dis
  5. False
  6. Fighting On
  7. Limbo (intro)
  8. Ostia
  9. Buried Words
  10. Nuclear Seven
  11. Repeating The Horror
  12. Eunoé (intro)
  13. Crown And Miter
  14. Primium Mobile (intro)
  15. Still Flame
  • Derrick Greene
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Igor Cavalera
2006 Readers' Album #46




A-Lex  
2009 Steamhammer/SPV
  1. A-Lex I
  2. Moloko Mesto
  3. Filthy Rot
  4. We've Lost You
  5. What I do!
  6. A-Lex II
  7. The Treatment
  8. Metamorphosis
  9. Sadistic Values
  10. Forceful Behavior
  11. Conform
  12. A-Lex III
  13. The Experiment
  14. Strike
  15. Enough Said
  16. Ludwig Van
  17. A-Lex IV
  18. Paradox
  • Derrick Greene
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Jean Dolabella
2009 Readers' Album #46




Kairos  
2011 Nuclear Blast
  • Derrick Greene
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Jean Dolabella
2011 Readers' Album #24




The Mediator Between The Head And Hands ...  
2013 Nuclear Blast
  1. Trauma Of War
  2. The Vatican
  3. Impending Doom
  4. Manipulation Of Tragedy
  5. Tsunami
  6. The Bliss of Ignorants
  7. Grief
  8. The Age Of The Atheist
  9. Obsessed
  10. Da Lama ao Caos
  • Derrick Greene
  • Andreas Kisser
  • Paulo Jr.
  • Eloy Casagrande



Machine Messiah  
2017 Nuclear Blast




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