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RPM

RPM (Revoluções por Minuto) was a successful Brazilian rock/new wave band formed in 1983 by Paulo Ricardo (vocals, guitar) and Luiz Schiavon (keyboard) with Fernando Deluqui (guitar) and Charles Gavin (drums). Gavin (formerly of Ira!) soon left to join Titãs and was replaced by Paulo P.A. Pagni. RPM was extremely popular between 1986-87, breaking numerous records in the Brazilian music industry and eventually selling over 3 million albums.

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Mixhell

Igor “Iggor” Cavalera, famed ex-drummer (and founding member) of Brazillian death metal band Sepultura
Iggor left Sepultura in June of 2006 and took on another life as a electronic Music DJ and producer in partnership with his wife. The pair live in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Os Mutantes

Os Mutantes were formed in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1966 by brothers Arnaldo Baptista and Sérgio Dias and lead singer Rita Lee. Active during the Tropicalia movement of the late 1960s, they took Brazilian music and fused it with British rock and American psychedelia to create a distinctive, vibrant sound. Along with Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso and Tom Zé, they helped define the Tropicália movement.

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Unearthly

There are 2 or 3 bands that share this name: #1. One of the most notorious black metal bands hailing from Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Unearthly was established by the end of 1998, with M. Mictian on bass and Lord Thoth on guitars and vocals.
Their first demo, "Blessed are the Destroyers of False Hope", was released in june 2000, and the second one, "Living Under the Sign of Blasphemy" was launched a little over one year afterwards in august 2001. Both works had good acceptance within the scene and received good reviews, which guaranteed them many concerts in their native country.

Yamandu Costa

Yamandu Costa (Passo Fundo, January 24, 1980) is a Brazilian guitarist and composer. His main instrument is the "violão de 7 cordas", the Brazilian seven-stringed nylon guitar. Yamandu began to study the guitar at seven years of age with his father, Algacir Costa, leader of the group Os Fronteiriços (The Frontiersmen) and mastered the instrument after studying under Lúcio Yanel, an Argentine virtuoso rooted in Brazil. At fifteen he studied the folk music of Southern Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

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CSS

Cansei de Ser Sexy (commonly known as CSS) is a band from São Paulo, Brazil, formed in 2003. The band name is Portuguese for “Tired of Being Sexy” (taken from something Beyoncé once commented to the press: “I am tired of being sexy”). The members are: Lovefoxxx (vocals), Adriano Cintra (drums, guitar, vocals and production), Luiza Sá (guitar, drums and keys), Ana Rezende (guitar and harmonica), Iracema Trevisan (bass) and Carolina Parra (guitar and drums).

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Cansei de Ser Sexy

Cansei de Ser Sexy (commonly known as CSS) is a band from São Paulo, Brazil, formed in 2003. The band name is Portuguese for “Tired of Being Sexy” (taken from something Beyoncé once commented to the press: “I am tired of being sexy”). The members are: Lovefoxxx (vocals), Adriano Cintra (drums, guitar, vocals and production), Luiza Sá (guitar, drums and keys), Ana Rezende (guitar and harmonica), Iracema Trevisan (bass) and Carolina Parra (guitar and drums).

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