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Maldita is an industrial metal band from Brazil formed in mid-2001 by erich.Read More...
Erich Mariani producing homemade horror films, along with tarsus, then began to express their messages in music. the band originally was named Malachi, named after the character of Stephen King, and had influence from bands like Skinny Puppy, Nine Inch Nails, Marilyn Manson, Metallica, and his greatest inspiration Faith No More.
In 2003, while preparing their first demo, bassist Magrão enters the band, and later that year, and Vidaut Leo Osborne, who worked in the production of the demo, also joined the band. from there the band was re-christened damn.
the band is to perform more frequently and can seal a contract with Nikita, recording his first album and three music videos. During this period tarsal left the band, guitarist Lereu coming in May 2005 with the task of replacing two tarsal shows super important in these early steps of the band. A flying circus show's opening Bilge Rats on Friday and another 13 next week, this being release of their debut dead at dawn.
The band quickly gained ground among the people sound heavy and dark. Also gaining notoriety among the big names in addition to several appearances on MTV Brazil where he launched "O Homem com o Rosto Cortado" and had a large share increased recognition after the release of the video for "Anatomia", which is still his biggest hit. the bloody cycle of dead ended at dawn with a shower of blood in an overproduction of the clip "Estrela de Fogo."
In 2007, Maldita breaks the seal and Nikita is still going down its own path as an independent band and that's when the eve of recording their youngest son, the album "Paraíso Perdido", guitarist Luis left the band. Lereu then gets asked to play the role himself, but the band did not feel the departure of Luis. Body and gaining even more together. Thus followed the recording of "Paraíso Perdido" produced by Peter Burckauser at the time, your boom operator. And so the band followed up its launch in July 2007. Bringing with him a huge respect among critics and new ideologies to a new era. And this is seen in the video debut "Embaixadores da Carne do Amanhã" with a strong collection of images of war. Then, Maldita surprises everyone with the release of a video documentary. Shot in the community farm. The video for "Bastardos da América" shows how difficult it is to keep a rock band in a slum, because the culture is focused on other musical styles and clearly by the lack of purchasing power to buy equipment.
This year was also marked by the invitation to open the damn shows two of Marilyn Manson in Brazil. in the states of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. A curious fact is that the show in Rio de Janeiro, Erich singer took the stage carrying a replica of a rifle startled even the safety of the event. And then the show in Sao Paulo, Erich did it again. After the presentations, Erich was the cover of several newspapers and was ordered to present themselves with such a riposte to the police station in Rio de Janeiro. With all cleared up, the singer was released without any problems.
Maldita went on to make great shows throughout Brazil. independent and major festivals, always with great prestige for his achievements as an independent band and a fan of music and ideas difficult to digest.
In 2009, the band prepares to record her new album, Nero. This time the signer disc production is Stanley Smith, producer of two albums of Brazilian metal band "Sepultura" and also its boom operator. With this partnership Damn runs now in search of great sound and a name within its genre to guide them to a bigger step. Meanwhile, for reasons still not quite understood, the keyboardist Leo Osborne decides to leave the band, the eve of the new recordings.
The band rehearses his new compositions and hard parallel to this is preparing for his first tour overseas. In May, Maldita part to Europe where it makes a battery of 11 concerts in Holland and one in Belgium. Gaining new fans and admirers this time outside Brazil. It keeps alive the hopes of returning with an album in English.
On the way back home, finally, start the recording of Nero, being reconciled with the travels of Stanley and his producer with his own shows of Maldita d as it was at the festival Maquinária. Perhaps the greatest moment of this band to share the spotlight with their favorite band Faith No More, Jane's Addiction, Deftones, Sepultura and others. This disc has a few delays, but nothing that influences the production of it. Instead, the disc was carefully prepared and came with a whole new face. Like the two previous albums. Also very different.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Anatomia - 28,916 plays
- Motel 666 - 11,057 plays
- Estrela de Fogo - 10,969 plays
- Crepúsculo - 13,241 plays
- Asas de Inseto - 11,484 plays
- Que eu Odeio - 10,873 plays
- Ossos Brancos - 9,329 plays
- Falsidade - 8,614 plays
- Carne para uma Rainha - 9,730 plays
- Paraíso Perdido - 6,056 plays