Tag: Torture Squad

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! ZZ Top?!

There aren’t going to be many members of humanity over a certain age who don’t know who ZZ Top are. The Texas trio have a distinctive Blues Rock sound and a Beard and Stetson image has kept them in beers since 1969, with fifteen studio albums, four live albums and 44 singles to their collective

Planet Metal #3: Brazil!

So we’ve been to Italy and to Russia over the past couple of months with our Planet Metal feature so the question is, can we do a five band feature for Brazil without mentioning Sepultura? You bet we can! If you’re new to this game, then the rules are real simple. Each week we highlight

NEWS: Torture Squad celebrate the past two decades!

Brazilian Metallers Torture Squad have taken a moment to put together a videography of the last 20 years of their work with 21 music videos from 2001 single “Abduction Was The Case” all the way through to 2021’s “Generation Dead” as a complete near two hour masterwork offering for the Metal Gods. For those not

Playthrough: “Patria Livre” from Torture Squad!

Brazilian Death Thrash Metallers Torture Squad have let guitarist Rene Simionato out on day release to record a playthrough video for “Patria Livre” or “free country” from 2013’s “Esquadrao de Tortura“. Their latest offering “Far Beyond Existence” is littered with guests including members and former members of Hail of Bullets, Benediction, Bolt Thrower, Nervochaos, Vulcano,

Bootleg: Torture Squad in San Paulo!

Brazilian Metallers Torture Squad have streamed their pro-shot live show from 25th October 2003 at Led Slay in San Paulo entitled “Death, Chaos and Tortured Alive” which saw release on DVD in 2005. The show is just over an hour and features 13 songs including “Towers On Fire“, “Abduction was the Case” and “The Host“.

Documentary: Behind The Scenes of Rock In Rio 2019 with Torture Squad!

If you don’t speak Portuguese then now is the time to find a friend because Brazilian Death Thrashers Torture Squad have released a documentary of their experiences at Rock In Rio in 2019 which includes them meeting Testament vocalist Chuck Billy and Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser, this of course being the event that saw the

Bootleg: Torture Squad at Bay Area Studios!

Female fronted Brazilian Thrash infused Death Metallers Torture Squad filmed a set at Bay Area Studios a month after vocalist Mayra Puertas joined Sepultura for their “Quadra” series. The set includes “Pull The Trigger“, “Hellbound” and “Patricia Livre” with sponsorship from Orion Cymbals and Saturn Nine Corsets. Get it where you can. You know it

Interview: “Quadra” Q&A part #18 from Sepultura!

Just look at the guests who have appeared over past 17 weeks in both the Sepultura Q&A and the rehearsal style playthrough performances; João Gordo (Ratos de Porão), Billy Gould (Faith No More), Mike Portnoy (Dream Theatre, Avenged Sevenfold, Adrenaline Mob), Zé Ramalho, Scott Ian (Anthrax), Roy Mayorga (Soulfly, Stone Sour), Jason Bittner & Felipe