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|Origin||Brasília, DF, Brazil|
|Genres||Punk rock, hardcore punk, alternative metal, forrócore|
|Years active||1987 - present|
|Labels|| Deckdisc |
|Associated acts||Rodox, Rumbora, Supergalo, Peter Perfeito, Ultraje a Rigor|
|Past members|| Rodolfo Abrantes |
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