Oficina G3

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Oficina G3 is a Christian metal band from São Paulo, Brazil. Lead vocalist and guitarist Juninho Afram formed the band along with drummer Walter Lopes and bassist Wagner García in 1987. Through their history they have changed their musical style very drastically. Initially they were a heavy metal / hard rock band with influences from Petra and Stryper, then they changed to a more pop rock and metal oriented genre, and recently changing to a more progressive metal driven musical style.

Oficina G3
Oficina G3: Duca Tambasco, Jean Carllos and Juninho Afram
Oficina G3: Duca Tambasco, Jean Carllos and Juninho Afram
Background information
OriginSão Paulo, Brazil
GenresChristian metal,[1] heavy metal,[1] hard rock,[1] progressive metal,[1] nu metal[1]
Years active1987–2020
LabelsGospel Records (1990-2000)
MK Music (2000-2016)
WebsiteOficina G3
MembersJuninho Afram
Jean Carllos
Duca Tambasco
Past membersMauro Henrique
Luciano Manga
P.G.
Walter Lopes
Wagner García
Alexandre Aposan

The band is regarded in Brazil as one of the pioneers of Christian rock in that country,[citation needed] and one of the bands which most contributed to the progress of that musical genre. The band has met considerable success, being nominated to Latin Grammy Awards three times recently, in 2005[2] and in 2007[citation needed], and winning the 2009 Best Brazilian Christian Album "Depois Da Guerra".

Band membersEdit

Current
  • Juninho Afram — guitar, vocals (1987–present)
  • Jean Carllos — keyboards (1995–present)
  • Duca Tambasco — bass (1994–present)
Former
  • Mauro Henrique — lead vocals (2008–2020)
  • Manga — lead vocals (1987–1998)
  • P.G. — lead vocals (1998–2003)
  • Walter Lopes — drums (1987–2001)
  • Wagner Garcia — bass (1987–1993)
  • Woody Carvalho — keyboard (1989–1994)
  • Alexandre Aposan — drums (2007–2014)
  • Tulio Regis - Lead vocals 1980-1986)

DiscographyEdit

Studio albums
Title Details
Nada é tão novo, Nada é tão velho
  • Released: 1993
  • Label: Gospel Records
  • Format: CD
Indiferença
  • Released: 1996
  • Label: Gospel Records
  • Format: CD
Acústico
  • Released: 1998
  • Label: Gospel Records
  • Format: CD
O Tempo
  • Released: October, 2000
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: CD
Humanos
  • Released: September 11, 2002
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: CD
Além do que os Olhos Podem Ver
  • Released: February, 2005
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: CD, download digital
Elektracustika
  • Released: May 21, 2007
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: CD, download digital
Depois da Guerra
  • Released: December 3, 2008
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: CD, download digital
Histórias e Bicicletas (Reflexões, Encontros e Esperança)
  • Released: April 30, 2013
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: CD, download digital
Live albums
Title Details
Ao Vivo
  • Released: 1990
  • Label: Gospel Records
  • Format: CD
Acústico Ao Vivo
  • Released: 1999
  • Label: Gospel Records
  • Format: CD


Videography
Title Details
Acústico Ao Vivo
  • Released: 1999
  • Label: Gospel Records
  • Format: DVD
O Tempo Ao Vivo
  • Released: 2002
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: DVD
D.D.G. Experience (Live Santa Barbara D'Oeste)
  • Released: September 9, 2010
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: DVD
Histórias e Bicicletas
  • Released: 2015
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: DVD
Compilations
Title Details
The Best of Oficina G3
  • Released: 2000
  • Label: Gospel Records
  • Format: CD
Platinum
  • Released: 2002
  • Label: Gospel Records
  • Format: CD
MK CD Ouro: As 10 Mais de Oficina G3
  • Released: 2006
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: CD
Som Gospel
  • Released: 2008
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: CD
Gospel Collection
  • Released: September, 2014
  • Label: MK Music
  • Format: CD

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Beard, Mason (21 November 2016). "5 Christian Metal Bands You May Not Have Heard Of (80's/90's Version)". Indie Vision Music. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  2. ^ "List of nomination for Latin Grammys (2005)". Newsday. New York. Associated Press. 2005-08-24. Retrieved 2009-02-17.

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