Interview w/ Angra mastermind/guitarist Rafael Bittencourt

“We really had to find the new epicenter of the band, find new inspirations, find new ways to relate with the fans. Many things have been changed, for this next album. ?I’d say, it starts the third era of the band.”

Album Releases Album Reviews

Angra – Secret Garden Review

Despite being a very major band in their country, and really melodic metal in general, Brazilian group Angra has never been one of my favorites. I’ve always enjoyed their music, but aside from their masterpiece Temple of Shadows, I tend to like them but not love them.

Album Reviews

Kiko Loureiro – Sounds of Innocence Review

Sounds of Innocence” is a record with an interesting concept. Since Kiko is first and foremost, a guitarist, though he has played bass and drums on some of his previous records, his playing is the centerpiece of the record.