Sangue de Bode: Black metallic from the misty mountains of Rio
Fashioned in 2017 in Rio de Janeiro state, Sangue de Bode (which interprets as “Goat’s Blood”) is an excessive metallic band impressed by the not so frigid mountains of Rio de Janeiro. Their first album “A Sombra que me acompanhava period a mesma do Diabo” (The Shadow that adopted me was the identical because the Satan’s) was launched in 2020, and had reward each from the viewers and the press. This led to invites from essential channels for livetreams, comparable to Showlivre and Scena.
In 2021, Verme (vocals/guitar), Sinuê (drums), Nekrose (guitar) and Zé (baixo) recorded and launched their second effort, “Seja Bem-Vindo de Volta para a Cruz” (Welcome Again to the Cross). Their intention right here was to mature their message, preparations, and strategy to music, with extra concise and extra crafted materials, exploring new methods and new sensations via the horrendous 15 track-album. A partnership was established with Linda H. Syvertsen, famend Norwegian artist, who was chargeable for the aesthetics and imagery of this album.
Sangue de Bode’s music is characterised by a pure drift between all doable music genres of heavy music, together with hardcore, however at all times protecting their black metallic roots express via each their sound and picture. Delivering thrilling stay performances, which induced a few of the craziest circle pits I’ve ever witnessed, they’re undoubtedly price trying out.
Chaoszine had the chance to have a chat with Verme and Sinuê, who spoke about what evokes their explicit model of black metallic. Additionally they spoke of influences, how politics impacts their lyrics and, in fact, about corpse paint.
You may learn the complete interview beneath.
Whats up and thanks for chatting with Chaoszine. How’s it going?
Verme: Thanks for the invite for this interview. The whole lot is ok, thanks.
How did you begin the band?
Verme: It was Sinuê and me, simply guitar and drums, at residence, simply jamming in our residing rooms. Then, Nekrose joined us on bass and we had a trio, and that’s how the primary album was recorded. So, we began our conversations again in 2017, however the precise exercise began in 2019.
Your first launch got here out in 2020, proper earlier than the pandemic was declared by WHO, proper?
Verme: Sure, it was in February 2020, as a trio. However the first single had been launched as a duo. And now, for the second album, we’re a quartet.
You’re a black metallic band, particularly due to your thematic, however there are clearly parts of different genres in your sound, like hardcore-style vocals. What are your fundamental influences?
Verme: Lots of issues outdoors of metallic… I attempt to see the band as greater than an outlet for musical concepts. The titles of songs are essential. The album artwork, additionally.
Sinuê: We’re very a lot influenced by films.
Verme: And I agree while you say that we now have a again metallic thematic. As a result of the sound of black metallic could be very conventional, but in addition the imagery and thematic. So, our sound won’t be 100% conventional black metallic, however the thematic is.
Sinuê: I feel we handle to maintain the standard black metallic sound, however with loads of influences from different genres, like hardcore, thrash metallic – particularly for the riffs.
Verme: I feel all the things we’ve been listening to since we had been youthful, it’s sort of there, someway. However our sound is black metal-based, as a result of it permits room to speak about these themes extra explicitly and extra comfortably. However I additionally hold loads of conventional black metallic vocals, and Maniac from Mayhem (the most effective of their vocalists for my part), is a significant affect. However I’ve to inform you that I discovered the best way to scream or growl attempting to mimic Max Cavalera within the music “Perspective”. After all, I’m a terrific fan of his. We even have a really sturdy post-punk affect and we additionally take heed to Deftones, as a result of these have disappointment as a theme. Sangue de Bode’s music could be very indignant, but in addition very unhappy; it’s not pure hatred.
What about your artistic course of? How does the magic occur?
Sinuê: The lyrics are principally written by Verme, particularly due to the entire expertise he had along with his father’s most cancers analysis, and a lot of the riffs, he writes them, too. However the construction of the songs is at all times a extra collective effort.
Verme: The lyrics have a really private contact, however on a regular basis Sinuê and I commerce texts with phrases for songs, and brainstorming concepts… so, I’d say that’s one other supply of inspiration for us. And the opposite guys within the band additionally establish with the lyrics, despite the fact that these lyrics often come from a really personal area. I began writing songs in Portuguese about 7 years in the past, and now there’s a good chemistry between the band, the phrases, the best way we specific concepts…
Some of the distinguished themes in your music is politics. Your music “Messias de Merda” (Shitty Messiah) is a transparent allusion to president Bolsonaro’s center title. How essential is politics in your music?
Verme: As the author of most of our lyrics, I can say we aren’t a political band. However politics is part of our music, as a result of it is likely one of the issues that fucks with our lives, particularly for these in our inhabitants that may barely make a residing. So, frustration additionally goes via politics, and the private grudge that I’ve in the direction of dangerous politicians finally ends up being consultant of plenty of individuals’s grudges. The instrumental for this music was truly written round 2015, however through the pandemic scenario, this man saying all these absurd issues, denying science and all, that’s once we rescued this music, and put this all into phrases. Now we have different political songs, like “Dez Furos na Cabeça” (Ten holes to the pinnacle) and “Servo das Tênias” (Servant of Tapeworms), inevitable political moments in our music.
How is the viewers’s response to your music?
Sinuê: It’s been nice, individuals ship us good messages on social media, it’s actually cool.
Verme: It’s gratifying, through the pandemic we couldn’t carry out stay, and other people had been there for us, supporting us. We made mates, established partnerships, it’s been nice.
Sinuê: We made contact with individuals from São Paulo who’re influential within the scene, like Igor Giroto of Kool Metallic Competition, Nata of Canal Scena, so it was good.
I’ve observed that generally you put on a variant of corpse paint, however generally you get on stage with out make up. What does it signify to you?
Verme: To be fully sincere, it’s the little boy that by no means grows up, that desires to put on cool make up like KISS. We opted for sporting corpse paint for creative causes, a visible expression that brings the band into this universe of black metallic: visuals are essential to trigger impressions and sensations. But it surely’s not a dogmatic factor for us, due to this fact it’s random: generally we put on it, however generally we don’t.
Sinuê: I prefer it, too. We’re such nerds…
Verme: It’s fascinating, and simply one other manner of expressing ourselves artistically. And never simply black metallic corpse paint however, as I mentioned, KISS, additionally Robert Smith of The Remedy. For the latter, I feel that created an androgynous and schizophrenic look, important for the band. And the tradition of horror films, make up brings the macabre into it.
And now that the pandemic is beneath management, how do you guys really feel in regards to the membership scene for metallic bands?
Sinuê: We haven’t acquired across the nation but, however São Paulo has a robust scene. And Rio de Janeiro has a scene that could be very blended up.
Verme: Yeah, there are occasions, particularly the unbiased ones, we hear a doom metallic band on the identical night time as a thrash metallic band and a grindcore band. All our experiences have been nice, we performed good venues alongside superb bands. I’m a rustic boy, so going to those locations makes these experiences all of the extra thrilling for me. And I consider that the majority metallic followers have a conscience and have taken their complete vaccination scheme, which makes metallic live shows a safer place.
What Brazilian bands are you able to advocate to our readers?
Each: We’d advocate Vazio, undoubtedly, pure black metallic. Cabra Negra, Surra. Bolor, it’s like a goregrind band with thematic of Brazilian serial killers, very artistic. Guro, Manger Cadavre?, Hellway Patrol, and Crypta. The latter are nice stay.
Is there the rest you’d prefer to say?
Verme: I’d prefer to thank everybody who involves our gigs, buys our merch, you understand, people who find themselves there for us as a band. And, simply to allow you to all know, we’ve already began work on our subsequent album.
That’s nice information! Thanks for taking the time to speak to Chaoszine.
Each: Thanks for the chance to do that interview.
You may verify them out on social media: