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Formed: 1994
From: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Drowned News

Below is our complete Drowned news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

Drowned Posts "Belligerent" Video

Drowned has released a music video for the song "Belligerent," off the band's album of the same name. Check out the clip below, which was edited by Drowned’s guitarist Marcos Amorim.

Drowned is a long-running death/thrash metal band from Belo Horizonte, Brazil and has released a sizable uncatalogued of death/thrash assaults. The band is part of the roster of Cogumelo Records (Sarcófago, Sextrash) and is distributed in North America by Greyhaze Records.

Says Fernando Lima (Vocals): “Belligerent is the strongest album we’ve ever recorded. It is an album about human nature and its tendency towards war and violence. In this video we just wanted to get very clean shots of the band in action, playing in an enclosed and dark environment, which reflects the album’s atmosphere quite well.” More...

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Drowned Announce European Tour Dates

Brazilian metallers DROWNED will embark on their first-ever European tour, dubbed the "Old World Violence Tour", on March 6 in Mainz, Germany. The 26-date trek will include stops in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Switzerland and The Netherlands, and DROWNED will share stages with such bands as NOBODY'S FEAR, INDYUS, BLOODHUNT, BLEAK PROSPECTS, ESCEYPE and BOLIING BLOOD.

Confirmed dates are as follows:

Mar. 06 - Mainz, Germany - Caveau Club
Mar. 07 - Aschaffenburg, Germany – JuZ Illingen
Mar. 08 - Illingen, Germany - JuZ Illingen
Mar. 09 - Darmstadt, Germany - Goldene Krone
Mar. 11 - Bayreuth, Germany - [to be announced]
Mar. 13 - Praha, Czech Rep. - Exit Chmelnice
Mar. 14 - Marienberg, Germany - Zeppelin
Mar. 15 - Halle, Germany - [to be announced]
Mar. 16 - Oldenburg, Germany – Amadeus
Mar. 18 - Mülheim, Germany - AZ Mülheim
Mar. 19 - Liège, Belgium - Carlo Levi
Mar. 20 - Antwerpen, Belgium - De Rots
Mar. 21 - Halberstadt, Germany - Salut e.V.
Mar. 22 - Gelsenkirchen, Germany - Jugendheim Villa
Mar. 28 - Teplice, Czech Republic – RC Bozak
Mar. 29 - Meissen Germany - Hafenstraße
Mar. 30 - Wachenroth, Germany - Toxicity
Apr. 01 - Munich, Germany - Feierwerk München
Apr. 02 - Bad Mitterndorf, Austria - Take Five
Apr. 03 - Dornbirn, Austria - Café Schlachthaus
Apr. 04 - Uster, Switzerland - Rock City
Apr. 05 - Sion, Switzerland – Mean Machine
Apr. 06 - Genève – Switzerland - Piment Rouge
Apr. 10 - Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany - [to be announced]
Apr. 11 - Ingolstadt, Germany - Paradox
Apr. 12 - Waldsassen, Germany – Pauli’s Blue Oyster Bar

DROWNED's most recent album, "Bio-Violence", was released in 2006 via Cogumelo Records.

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Drowned Post 'The Fossil Target' Video Online

Brazilian thrash/death metal band DROWNED had posted its video for the song "The Fossil Target" on its MySpace page. The track comes off the group's latest CD, "Bio-Violence", which was released last month via Cogumelo Records. Also available at the same location are streaming audio versions of the tracks "Bioviolence", "Genesis Of Chaos", "Hypnosis Against The Tribes" and "The Fossil Target".

The theme of the "Bio-Violence" album revolves around world problems, conflicts, religious war and imperialism. However, the CD is not a conceptual release.

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Drowned Finish Recording 'By The Grace of Evil'

Brazilian Drowned concluded the recordings of 'By The Grace of Evil' Album. The release will contain 10 tracks: XIII Chapter (Nothing Stops The Killing), The Hell March, Godless Field, Kill The Lambs, Ak-47, The Son Will Not Return, In God Goes Apes, …Only Business!, Poke Your Wounds, All Will Be fine… (if we all are Dead!).

The band also made available on its site a video of the recordings. By The Grace Of Evil will be in stores in December 2004.

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