Cólera is a Brazil
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ian punk rock
Punk rock
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 band formed in October 1979 in São Paulo
São Paulo
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, by Redson (guitar
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 and lead vocals
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), Val (bass guitar
Bass guitar
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) and Pierre (drums
Drum kit
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)http://www.myspace.com/coleraoficial. They are currently one of the oldest punk bands in activity in Brazil, with a career that spans almost 30 years. Although they have never achieved any mainstream success, Cólera is also one of the most influential acts in the Brazilian punk scene, with many fans inside and outside their country. Their sound is fast, sometimes melodic, and the lyrics aim to subjects like peace, liberty, politics and environmentalism.
They have toured Europe
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 three times, in 1987, 2004 and 2008.

In September 28th 2011, Redson had a heart attack and died at 49 years-old.


  • Tente Mudar o Amanhã (1985) - Ataque Frontal
  • Pela Paz Em Todo o Mundo (1986) - Ataque Frontal
  • Cólera European Tour '87 (1988) - A. Indie Records
  • Verde, Não Devaste! (1989) - Devil Discos
  • Mundo Mecânico, Mundo Eletrônico (1991) - Devil Discos
  • Caos Mental Geral (1998) - Devil Discos
  • 20 Anos ao Vivo (2002) - Devil Discos
  • Deixe a Terra em Paz! (2004) - Devil Discos
  • The Best Of - Alemanha (2004) - Dirty Faces
  • Primeiros Sintomas (2006)


  • Grito Suburbano (1982) - Punk Rock Discos
  • SUB (1983) - Estúdios Vermelhos (LP), Devil Discos (CD)
  • O Começo do Fim do Mundo (1983) - SESC
  • Beating The Meat (1984) - Excentric Noise Records
  • Ataque Sonoro (1985) - Ataque Frontal
  • Empty Skulls Vol.2 (1986) - Fart Blossom Enterprises
  • Bunker (1987) - Bunker Musyk
  • 1984, The Third Sonic World War (1988) - New Wave Records
  • Tributo ao Olho Seco (2000) - Redstar Records
  • Compilação Beneficente PEA (2005)
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