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Rodox was a Brazilian Christian Rock/hardcore who released two records and made big sucess into Christian and mainstream markets in Brazil.Read More...
The group was formed by Rodolfo Abrantes (vocals), former Raimundos member who became into an evangelical Christian and left the band "for faith reasons". He started the band named "Rodox" (his nickname) with his friend Bob (turn-tables and electronic effects) at Brasília. The band only became real during the shooting of the video of "Olhos Abertos"
Rodox relased two records: "Estreito" and "Rodox" , a mix of hardcore, new metal and electronic allied to powerful and positive lyrics. As much as Rodox could be tagged as Christian Rock Band, Rodolfo was the only Christian of the band.
Several members joined the band during its existence, as Fernando (drums), former Los Hermanos Patrick Laplan and Canisso, former bandmate of Rodolfo on Raimundos.
The first album, "Estreito", became a major hit into both Christian and Mainstream audiences, as singles like "Olhos Abertos" and "Dia Quente" got good airplay and heavy rotation on MTV. Also it was some kind of "testimonial" of your life with God.
The second album, "Rodox", was a lesser hit, but was more heavier and hardcore-like record than "Estreito". Songs like "De Costas para o Mar" went good on radios and MTV.
The band disbanded around 2004. As many reasons pointed, was that Rodolfo couldn't make his Christian faith became predominant inside the band. Other was that he fulfilled his contract with Warner and had left the band.
Top SongsTotal plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
- Dia quente - 60,602 plays
- Quem tem coragem não finge - 40,958 plays
- De Costas Para O Mar - 37,319 plays
- Olhos abertos - 28,357 plays
- Ao lado do sol - 26,483 plays
- Foi Bom Esperar - 21,639 plays
- De uma só vez - 22,407 plays
- Continuar de pé - 19,736 plays
- Três reis - 18,492 plays
- Segue A Linha - 16,471 plays