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Ratos de Porão

Ratos de Porão
Hometown: São Paulo, Brazil Current Label: Alternative Tentacles Websites: MySpace Profile
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Band Members: Boka (Maurício Alves Fernandez) - Drums
João Gordo (João Francisco Benedan) - Vocals
Jão - Vocals, drums, guitars
Juninho (Paulo Sergio Sangiorgio Júnior) – Bass

Ratos de Porão Bio:

Ratos de Porão (Portuguese for "Basement Rats") is a Brazilian crossover thrash/hardcore punk band from São Paulo. They were formed in 1980, toured South America, North America, and Europe and still continue to play today. Their core lineup of João Gordo on vocals and Jão on drums and later guitars has remained since virtually the band's beginning.

Lead singer João Benedan (better known as João Gordo) is a former well-known VJ on MTV Brasil, working now at Rede Record in a comedy TV show called: "Legendários" (Brazilian Portuguese for "Legendaries").

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