Fabio Carito – Bass/Backing vocals

CaritoFabio Carito, born in Rio de Janeiro, in 1986, is a musician specialized in playing bass, crazy about rock and all of its subgenres. He started early in the music business and intends to go on until the last day of his life.

Today he shares his full time playing in heavy metal Instincted from the city of São Paulo and with Warrel Dane (Nevermore/Sanctuary/Solo). Due to his experience in national and international tours, he’s always trying to improve his knowledge and techniques in and out of stage. He shows a peculiar identity not only in his lines of composition, but also in his tone, always studying the possibilities of effects and regulations.

Besides his activities as musician, he’s also very participative in Jams Sessions, compositions, interviews, workshops/workshows and recordings as a guest musician. He already played next to great national and international musicians of the rock and heavy metal scenes, such as Helloween, Gamma Ray, Angra, Dr. Sin, Shadowside, The Agonist, Torture Squad, Chrome Division, Queensrÿche, Firewind, Tank, and so on.

Among the brands he already wears, Fabio Carito likes and approves: Roland Boss pedals, F!RE Custom Shop, Jam Cases, Gutti Guitar Picks, La Bella Strings, Santo Ângelo Cables and Eden Amplificator.

Johnny Moraes – Guitars/Backing vocals

JohnnyJohnny began his musical studies in 1994, in a small music school near his home, after he bought a guitar in a holiday trip.

He studied with Gustavo Resende, Edu Ardanuy, Paulo Tiné, Djalma Lima and Pollaco. Made music courses at Berklee College of Music and LAMA – USA, were he had the honor of getting tuition with Frank Gambale.

He became a bachelor at popular guitar, through Santa Marcelina Music School, in 2008.

Formed the band Hevilan, in 2006, with whom he released two CD’s: “Blinded Faith” (2006 – Independent) and “The End of Time” (2013 – Massacre Records).

With the very good critic reviews, that Johnny received, through the release of “The End of Time”, and the shows, he was spotted at a gig, by a local producer, and that earned him a chance to play with Warrel Dane, on the 2014 and 2015 Latin American tours.

Johnny is endorsed by Fire guitar pedals.

Thiago Oliveira – Guitars

ThiagoBroad styled musician and versatile Musician, Thiago Oliveira is capable of going from the loudest soaring metal to a Bach Partita with ease and has played with the most varied acts, such as former Nevermore vocalist Warrel Dane and Brazilian TV Stars Claudia Raia and Daniel Boaventura on the Brazilian Adaptations of Broadway Musicals “Evita” and “Cabaret”.

Thiago studied Jazz and Rock with luminaries such as Kiko Loureiro, Eduardo Ardanuy, Nelson Faria and Lula Galvão, Pollaco and arranger Ian Guest. He also attended several guitar festivals on which he took master classes with important musicians such as Fábio Zanon, Nora Buschmann (Germany), Illiana Matos (Cuba), amongst many others.

In 2009 he has become the lead guitarist in Brazilian Heavy Metal band Seventh Seal and in the following years toured Europe and played as the opening act of several bands such as Anvil, Orphaned Land,Vision Divine, Blaze Bailey, Warrel Dane, Andre Matos, and many others.  In 2014 is released Seventh Seal´s third album titled Mechanical Souls, Produced by Thiago Oliveira, which shows a departure from the band´s traditional Heavy Metal style in favor of a broader sounding more experimental sound.

In 2001 he recorded a guest solo guitar spot on Tuatha De Danann´s album Tingalaratingadum, which received an international release and it is hailed as a classic nowadays.

In 2008 Thiago took part as a chamber musician in the Leo Brouwer Festival, organized by USP, one of the most important classical guitar events in Brazil on which was performed “Toccata” and “Fantasia de Los Ecos” which received a very warm response by the composer himself.

Currently lives in Sao Paulo where he is becoming a prominent guitar teacher as he has become the tutor of guitarists of bands such as Detonator (Isa Nielsen), Instincted, Traces of Terror, Viociety and many others.

Marcus Dotta – Drums

MarcusMarcus Dotta has been playing drums for 14 years with many important bands from Brazilian metal scene such as Thram, This Grace Found, Seventh Seal, Hevilan, Skin Culture and Hatematter. He works as a studio musician/sideman and has already played with international artists such as Yulia Volkova (former singer from the Russian pop phenomenon T.A.T.U.) and the american singer Warrel Dane from Nevermore and Sanctuary. With his original projects, Marcus Dotta played with bands like Nevermore, Sepultura, DevilDriver, Ill Niño, Chimaira and Hatebreed.

Nowadays, besides touring with Warrel Dane, Marcus Dottta is recording with the guitar player Tiago Della Vega (considered by Guiness Book one of the fastest guitar players in the world) and has just finished the “The Flame Still Burns Strong” tour with Skin Culture. He is also preparing the new Hatematter tour for their new album entitled “Foundation”.

Marcus Dotta officially uses Odery Drums, Aquarian Drumheads, Gibraltar Hardware and Drummer’s Capas Para Pratos.