Among these kids, are the FUZZFACES. They started playing in 2000, as a three piece band, spooking the audiences with wild versions of Them, Headcoatees, Q65, Miracle Workers and Sonics. They played in all sorts of stinking holes with cheap equipment, but also in music festivals. In 2001 they recorded their first EP – 'We Don't Give a Fuck' - with 5 original songs.
Two years later – and a track in the compilation "Brazilian Pebbles Vol. 2" - a small label asked the band to record a full album, wich they did. 'Voodoo Hits' was recorded, but a series of odd events occurred – they made a voodoo doll, took pictures at the largest cemetery in South America, sang about the devil, mental institutions and weird characters, etc, etc. As result, the label denied the release (and even got bankruptcy).
Even with a lot of proposes by other labels, the CD's still unrelease – so, if you play garage rock in brazil, don't play with the devil! Besides the damned CD, they kept on spreading the garage rock gospel, playing in different Brazilian cities. In 2004 they added a fourth member, a second guitarist. With the new line up, they were the opening act at a Guitar Wolf concert, a band they really love, since they dig all the gs-japanese-garage-punkers-from-the-60s. They also recorded a Sonics cover (I'm Going Home) for an Argentinean tribute to this wild band.
Still in 2004, they were asked by Rudi Protrudi himself to record a Fuzztones song for a Fuzztones tribute (Action Speaks Louder Than Words). This was a big honor for them, ever since the Fuzztones were one of the main influences for the FuzzFaces. Now, the current line-up is the original line-up: Andreia Izidro on bass and vocals; Gregor Izidro on drums and vocals and Wagner "Fuzz" Tal on guitars and vocals. After a brief brake - because Gregor and Andreia had a little child – they're back on the track, playing with THE DEFECTORS on November, 20th, in São Paulo, Brazil.
So, if you're interested in authentic brazilian garage rock, with fuzz guitars, screaming vocals and lyrics in Portuguese, (thank God without the support of erratic music critics), you must dig the FUZZFACES! In FUZZ we trust! Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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