We are glad to announce that Brazilian Symphonic Metal Visual Key band DRACE XII has recently joined the “family” of musicians produced by Angra and Almah singer Edu Falaschi.
The band Drace XII (pronounced Juuni, 12 in Japanese) was established in May 2009 under a big influence of Japanese culture and J-Rock. The band expresses its concept musically and visually. In December 2011 Drace XII released its first single “Faceless Kingdom” as a limited edition. Drace XII became the first Brazilian band appeared in “Viju Love Cafe” program, a japanese internet show about Visual Kei (popular both in Japan and abroad). Drace XII has already got its official street teams in Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela and Poland.
Edu Falaschi: “I’m very happy to produce the band which is so much influenced by the Japanese culture. Everyone knows about my love to all that concerns Japan. And this work is very important for my producer’s career. The band is very good and I’m totally convinced that all who adore the art of anime and manga or any other aspects of Japanese culture will love music of these guys!”
The very first studio report is also available (in Portuguese): http://youtu.be/hkQ5Wsx81jQ
Edu Falaschi is well-known by his deep connection with Japan consolidated by various trips to this country with shows and interviews and a big fan base. In Brazil Edu recorded a soundtrack for national version of Knights of the Zodiac anime movies. Edu Falaschi is a frequent guest of various anime/cosplay festivals and conventions solo and with his bands Angra and Almah.
Edu Falaschi started his career as a producer in 1998-2000 with Symbols. Having got a lot of experience on the international level after joining Angra back in 2001, Falaschi returned to the production field in 2006 with his own band Almah. Since 2009 Falaschi has been invited to produce works of other bands. Age Of Artemis, Still Alive, Angels Holocaust, Perc3ption and Drace XII are already in his roster. At the moment, Edu Falaschi is preparing to come back on stage with ALMAh on April 20th at the first MOA festival in Sao Luiz, the biggest metal open air announced for 2012 in Brazil.