Rocks is the second album of the band
Formed back in early nineties in the city of Apiai, among the southern
mountains of Sao Paulo state, KAPPA CRUCIS combines elements from hard
rock, progressive rock, southern rock, heavy metal and turned a "cult"
name in the Brazilian underground scene.
Before its debut album, KAPPA CRUCIS got famous for its excellent
demos. Works such as Algol - The Demon Star (1997),Ignition (2002) and
Steel Egg (2004) conquered the journalists. The main music critics in
Brazil has always been full of praise to KAPPA CRUCIS. "One of the
best bands I've heard in recent months," said Eduardo de Souza Bonadia
in review about the demo Steel Egg. "The quartet conveys an
authenticity and, above all, an enviable rapport," published Antonio
Carlos Monteiro in February 2000.
KAPPA CRUCIS first official album came to be completed in a time when
the band was already well known to the press and public, had several
years of road, five demo works and several concerts and festival
Released in August 2009, Jewel Box gathered compositions of the band's
entire career plus unreleased songs. The album was mastered at Novalis
Studios in Fort Myers, Florida, United States.
KAPPA CRUCIS presents now its new album, Rocks. The album is going to
be released in November and will bring the tracks
"Flags And Lies", "Strange Soul", "Invisible Man", "What Comes Down",
"Nobody Knows", "Mecathronic", "Between Night And Day", "When The Legs
Are Wheels", "The Braves And The Fools" and "School Of Life".
Rocks was recorded and mixed at Ger Som Studios in the city of
Itapeva, Sao Paulo state, and mastered at the studios Vertex C in
Montreal, Canada, by the producer Jera Cravo (Madame Saatan,
In this occasion the band promotes the cover of the album, designed by
the Brazilian artists Robson Ferreira Silva, that unfortunatly passed
"We worked sorely on this cover keep looking the band's concept", says
the drummer Fábio Dória. "We developed the cover and booklet concept
of Rocks looking to bring images that makes a direct relation to the
album title and, at the same time, leaves space for people to work its
imagination and interpretation. Unfortunatly our designer left this
world after delivering us his art. We would like to take this
opportunity to remember and salute him. Rest, Robson Ferreira."
Preceeding the release of Rocks, KAPPA CRUCIS launched in August the
digital single "Strange Soul".
The song is available on Soundcloud:
For Further Information:
Progressive Rock & Progressive Metal - E-ZINE