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Hellsakura / Bio

地狱 桜 Hellsakura
"Killer guitar riffs, heavy drums and very distorted bass"

Hellsakura was recently transformed into a quartet, now formed by Cherry Taketani on vocals and guitars ,Marco Donida on guitars, Napalm on bass and St Denis on drums.
The band´s sound is marked by a tension created byriffs and piercing vocals and a mixture of heavy,punk and raw metall!

Their newest album "Blood to Water" was released by the label Tumba Records with guests like Serpenth / Belphegor bass player who the track one solo guitar for "Distorted Mirror" ! The praised art work of the Cd’s cover is signed by bass player Napalm. The CD was produced by the Cherry and Pompeu (Korzus), mixed and mastered by Heros Trench (Korzus)!

Recently the new the song "Death Row" was uploded on the web accompanied by a making of ! With this new line up the metal and punk influences are much more prominent, as well reinforced by a female voice both harsh and biting preparing the atmosphere for the next álbum!

The band already shared the stage with bands like Morbid Angel, The Exploited, The Donnas, Gbh, Artillery, among other Brazilian Exumer as Agrotóxico, Colera only to to name a few ...
A tour in Japan and partnership with Brazilian labels (Tumba Records) an more releases in Japan (karasu killer) and France (Mass Prod) are amongst their upcoming releases!

21/11/11 HELLSAKURA: "very well done, very consistent and nice" - Whiplash
08/11/11 HELLSAKURA, "an album highly recommended" - RockOut Zine
26/10/11 HELLSAKURA: "all the attributes to be among the best works of its kind" - Whiplash
07/10/12HELLSAKURA :"totally sordid and weird .. but the most traditional style like metal show us new tendencies.."-Mundo Rock & Heavy"

Line up:
Cherry Taketani on guitars and vocals
Marco Donida on guitars
Napalm on bass
St Denis on drums

Official web site:

Tumba Recs/BR /Karasu Killer JP / Produssom Studio BR /Manic Panic NYC /SickMInd BR

General Info

Band Members
Cherry Vocals & Guitar/ Marco Donida Guitar / Napalm on Bass / St Denis on Drums
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Contact Info

Sao Paulo, SP, BR

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