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SEPULTURA: Pro-Shot Footage Of ‘Kairos’ Performance From ‘Endurance’ Documentary

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Professionally-filmed video footage of SEPULTURA performing the title track of its 2011 album, “Kairos”, on June 20, 2015 at Audio in São Paulo, Brazil can be seen below. The clip was recorded for the band’s official documentary, “Sepultura Endurance”, which received its world premiere on May 21 at the Regent theater in Los Angeles. A screening of the film was followed by a question-and-answer session with the band, as well as director Otávio Juliano.

“Sepultura Endurance” shows the journey from SEPULTURA‘s humble rural beginnings to decades spent on the international stage, giving an in-depth look into how the band continues to thrive in a changing metal landscape. Crammed full of rare archival footage, and featuring interviews with legends like Lars Ulrich (METALLICA) and Scott Ian (ANTHRAX), and younger artists influenced by SEPULTURA, like SLIPKNOT‘s Corey Taylor, “Sepultura Endurance” is the definitive document of the band’s myths, struggles and heart.

“I’m very happy and excited that the SEPULTURA movie is finally done,” commented SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser. “It is an amazing achievement from the director Otávio Juliano and the producer Luciana Ferraz from the Interface Films. Otavio followed the band on the road, on the studio and collected amazing statements from many people who are or were a part of this fantastic history. ‘Sepultura Endurance’ shows a story of this Brazilian band who conquered the world, suffered the ups and downs of a unique career that are still going strong. He filmed the historical show we did in Sao Paulo in 2015 for the celebrations of the 30th-year-anniversary tour and that’s the central line of the whole history, our music! Through the music, we tell this story. We invite you to enter this time machine and explore the SepulHistory with no dramas or sensationalism.”

Otávio Juliano stated: “I had been filming the band SEPULTURA for the better part of 2010-2016, a time of tension and triumph for the band celebrating 30 years. Nothing has been off limits. The band gave me complete access, every door was open, I was never asked to leave.

‘Endurance’ is an honest portrait of SEPULTURA: part concert film, part testimonial to the power of music, part intimate insider hang and great archival footage. Ultimately, the film is a testament to the endurance required to make a documentary for almost seven years, taking itself 800 hours of footage to complete. When you’re filming cinema verite style, you’re following the story as it’s unfolding and you don’t know the destination. ‘Sepultura Endurance’ has been a great journey.”

According to Folha De S. Paulo, former SEPULTURA members Max and Igor Cavalera denied permission to the makers of “Sepultura Endurance” to use the group’s early music in the film. Juliano told the Brazilian news outlet that he could not even use footage of early SEPULTURA songs being performed by the current version of the band, which includes singer Derrick Green and drummer Eloy Casagrande alongside two members of SEPULTURA‘s “classic” lineup, Kisser and Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. (bass).

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