Sepultura live at 2007's Metalmania.
|Oreegin||Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil|
|Genres||Thrash metal, groove metal,
daith metal (early)
New Renaissance, Steamhammer,
|Associate acts||Sarcófago, Nailbomb,
Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy,
Udora, Andre Matos
|Past members||Igor Cavalera
Sepultura (Portuguese for "grave") is a Brazilian hivy metal baund frae Belo Horizonte, Brazil, formit in 1984. The baund wis a major force in the daith metal, thrash metal an ultimately groove metal genres durin the late 1980s an early 1990s, wi their later experiments meldin nu metal, hardcore punk, industrial muisic an extreme metal.
Their maist successful records are Arise (1991), Chaos A.D. (1993), an Roots (1996). Sepultura haes sauld ower 3 million units in the USA an amaist 20 milion warldwide, gainin multiple gowd an platinum records athort the globe, includin in kintras as diverse as Fraunce, Australie, Indonesie, Unitit States, an their native Brazil.
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Sepultura wis formit in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, in 1984 bi brithers Max an Igor Cavalera. Efter several lineup chynges, Paulo Jr. an Jairo Guedz became permanent members for the baund's first studio album Morbid Visions, released in 1986 through Cogumelo Records. Guitarist Jairo Guedz left Sepultura follaein the baund's first tour an wis replacit bi Andreas Kisser. Wi the new formation, Sepultura recordit Schizophrenia in 1987. Beneath the Remains, the first album frae the baund's contract wi Roadrunner Records, wis released in 1989, follaed bi Arise in 1991 an Chaos A.D. in 1993. Sepultura's best-sellin album tae date, Roots, wis released in 1996 an debuted at number 27 on the Billboard 200.
In 1997, vocalist Max Cavalera left the baund an subsequently formit Soulfly. The ither members annoonced that they wad continue unner the Sepultura name an wur searchin for a replacement. Derrick Green wis chosen tae replace Cavalera, an wi the new vocalist the baund released Against in 1998. Nation wis released in 2001, the baund's last studio album wi Roadrunner Records. Sepultura resigned wi German label SPV an released Roorback. Dante XXI wis released in 2006 as a concept album inspired bi the literary classic Divine Comedy bi Dante Alighieri. Igor Cavalera left the baund in 2007 an wis replaced bi Jean Dolabella. In 2009 Sepultura released A-Lex, a concept album aboot A Clockwork Orange, tae favorable reviews. The baund's maist recent studio album is 2011's Kairos.
Muisical style 
MTV haes cried Sepultura the maist successful Brazilian hivy metal baund in history an "perhaps the maist important hivy metal baund o the '90s". In 1993, ane reporter wrote that the baund played "machine-gun-tempo mayhem" but that the members "love tae attack organized releegion an repressive govrenment".
Sepultura's muisic haes been describit as daith metal, thrash metal, groove metal, alternative metal, black metal, doom metal, an speed metal. The group hae been creditit for settin the blueprints for metalcore an nu metal.
Baund members 
- Paulo Jr. – bass (1984–present), backin vocals (2011–present)
- Andreas Kisser – lead guitar, backin vocals (1987–present)
- Derrick Green – lead vocals, occasional rhythm guitar (1997–present)
- Eloy Casagrande – drums, percussion (2011–present)
- Max Cavalera – lead vocals, rhythm guitar (1985–1997), lead guitar (1984–1985)
- Igor Cavalera – drums, percussion (1984–2006)
- Jairo Guedes – lead guitar (1984–1987)
- Wagner Lamounier – vocals (1984–1985)
- Jean Dolabella – drums, percussion (2006–2011)
- Roy Mayorga – drums, percussion (2006)
- Almilcar Cristófaro – drums (2011)
- Main airticle: Sepultura discografie
- Morbid Visions (1986)
- Schizophrenia (1987)
- Beneath the Remains (1989)
- Arise (1991)
- Chaos A.D. (1993)
- Roots (1996)
- Against (1998)
- Nation (2001)
- Roorback (2003)
- Dante XXI (2006)
- A-Lex (2009)
- Kairos (2011)
Fremmit airtins 
- Offeecial wabsteid
- Offeecial MySpace
- Encyclopaedia Metallum
- Interview wi Jean Dolabella at Love-It-Loud.com