Torture Squad Drop a New Version of “Warrior” Featuring Leather Leone (Rude Girl, Chastain)

Renowned Brazilian death-thrash band, Torture Squad, have just released a new version of their track “Warrior,” featuring a guest appearance from 80s metal vocalist, Leather Leone. The single – a tribute to Jiu Jitsu legend, Rickson Gracie – is included in its original version on the bands latest album, Devilish, which came out via Time To Kill Records in September 2023. Check out the video for “Warrior” in the article below.

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Vocalist Mayara Puertas comments on the launch:
“Warrior” is a song for all the warriors arround the world , inspired by the philosophies of life of fhe brazilian Jiu Jitsu master Rickson Gracie. This new version brings Leather Leone as our very special guest, mixing Heavy and Thrash Metal singing by two female metal singers from different generations, as a symbol of fight and resistence.

Leather Leone will also make a special appearance at the Torture Squad show at Summer Breeze Open Air Brasil, celebrating the diversity and strength of women in heavy metal. The show will take place at the Memorial da América Latina, in São Paulo, on Sunday, April 28th.

In their second album with the new lineup, Torture Squad maturely transcend the sound of extreme metal, incorporating progressive metal, influences from Brazilian music and symphonic elements. Devilish promises to shake up the Brazilian metal scene and give it new international visibility.

Devilish tracklisting:
01 Hell is Coming
02 Flukeman
03 Buried Alive
04 Warrior
05 Sanctuary
06 Uatumã
07 Thoth
08 Mabus
09 Find My Way
10 Gaia
11 Farewell To Mankind
12 The Last Journey

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Torture Squad is seen by extreme music fans as one of the most visceral and powerful metal bands in action today. With almost three decades of experience, with excellent live performances including at the most important metal festivals in the world, the Brazilian group gathered legions of fans playing throughout the country, Latin America and Europe.

In 2019, while preparing the new album, Torture Squad arrived at one of the biggest music festivals in the world, the Brazilian Rock in Rio, where they performed for an audience of 120,000 people. In a cast full of metal legends like Anthrax, Slayer, Sepultura, Scorpions and Iron Maiden, the show was epic alongside Chuck Billy (Testament) and the Brazilians of Claustrofobia on the Sunset stage, with the set covering songs from their entire career TS and Testament Classics. After Rock in Rio, came the long-awaited tour of Central America, passing through Mexico, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. The highlight was the show at Mexico Metal Fest which Torture Squad was one of the headliners.

In 2020 they released a new single and video called “O Doutrinador”, inspired by a Brazilian comic book character that also became a movie and TV series. The English version of the single and video called “The Awakener” is also available. In 2021 the band celebrated twenty years since the release of their third album The Unholy Spell (2001) playing the entire album in Lives and live shows. In 2022, the band performed at La Iglesia in São Paulo, giving rise to the live album Torture at La Iglesia En Vivo, and also the single “The Fallen Ones.” Ending the year doing a show alongside one of the thrash metal legends in the world, Exodus, at the Carioca Club, in São Paulo.

Mayara “Undead” Puertas – Vocals
Rene Simionato – Guitar
Castor – Bass
Amilcar Christófaro – Drums

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