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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 - 61,466 plays
- Quem tem coragem não finge - 41,597 plays
- De Costas Para O Mar - 38,197 plays
- Olhos abertos - 28,809 plays
- Ao lado do sol - 26,785 plays
- Foi Bom Esperar - 22,040 plays
- De uma só vez - 22,734 plays
- Continuar de pé - 19,848 plays
- Segue A Linha - 16,832 plays
- Três reis - 18,703 plays