Guitarist Marcos Moura started the project after the split-up of NEPHASTH, one of the most prominent Brazilian death metal bands in the early 2000s, of which he was a member. The band recorded an EP in 2010, influenced by Death Metal, Grindcore and Thrash Metal.
During the recording of the first album, there were changes in the line-up: guitarist Rafael Barros, another former member of NEPHASTH, was invited to join the band. With the album recorded by the original line-up, leaving only the recording of a few backing vocals by Barros and the final production and mixing, the band released the album titled “To Beyond” in December 2015 with physical and digital worldwide distribution by Danish label MIGHTY MUSIC and the following year in Brazil by CIANETO DISCOS.
The album received praise from the international and Brazilian specialized media. Critic and editor Dom Lawson of the renowned English magazine METAL HAMMER in February 2016 issue commented: “In addition to the rare joy of hearing a young death metal band that truly grasp what makes the genre great, To Beyond proves that Brazil’s love affair with underground extremity has spawned a terrifying new monster. “. In July 2017 there is a new lineup change, Brazilian Black Metal band SYMPHONY DRACONIS singer, Marcelo Nekard, takes over vocals and bass. The band continued to perform and in February of the following year, they were part of the cast at the important OPEN THE ROAD OPEN AIR FESTIVAL in Londrina (Brazil), which brought together more than 30 bands from various countries in South America.
In 2018, drummer Sandro Moreira (REBAELLIUN, EXTERMINATE) joined the band. So, in December the new lineup was officialized with the announcement of the beginning recordings of a 4 tracks EP. In November 2019, the band announced that “Chaos Matter” will be the name of the new record. The production is once again signed by Henrique Fioravanti of FROM HELLCORDS STUDIOS (Porto Alegre/Brazil). As a preview of this release, the digital single “Sudden Inversion” was released on 13 December 2019.
The EP will be released in July 2020 by CIANETO DISCOS in Brazil and worldwide via danish label EMANZIPATION PRODUCTIONS in physical format and digital.
Marcelo Nekard: bass, vocals
Rafael Barros: guitars, backing vocals
Marcos Moura: guitars
Sandro Moreira: drums