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Origin Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Genres Indie rock, rockabilly, surf music, punk rock, garage punk
1997 - present
Labels Hearts Bleed Blue Monstro Discos, Mondo 77, Trama
Little Quail and the Mad Birds, Raimundos, Pene;lope, BNego
Members Gabriel Thomaz
Erika Martins
Fbio Lima
Selma Vieira
Flvia Couri
Fred Castro

The Autoramas are a Brazilian surf/garage rock/garage punk/rockabilly band that started in the late 90s and continue playing to this day.


The Autoramas was formed by Gabriel Thomaz (guitar and vocals) that, after becoming known with its group Little Quail and The Mad Birds and to make success like composer of bands like Raimundos and Ultraje a Rigor, changes to Rio de Janeiro and invites his friends Nervoso Drums and Simone to make a sound baptized in Portuguese as "Rock to Dance", a mixture of the surfers of the 60's with the New Wave of the 1980s, more influences of rockabilly, Jovem Guarda and the energy of punk rock, with guitars with timbre s striking, bass distorted and Beat dancing.

In 1998 the drummer Bacalhau enters into the place of Nervoso, and the group makes its first presentation live. In 2000 comes out the first CD, Stress, Depresso & Sndrome do Pnico , produced by Carlo Bartolini and released by the independent label Astronauta Discos Music. From this CD came songs like "Fale Mal de Mim" and "Carinha Triste", broadcast by the entire Brasil radio and MTV, performing a tour that went from Rio Grande do Sul to Amap in more than 80 concerts, including a presentation in Rock In Rio III.]

His second album, [Vida REal] , was released at the end of 2001. After a new tour by Brazil playing in eleven, they depart for their first international tour in Japan, along with the local band Guitar Wolf, passing through five cities Japanese. Also released is a collection of the Autoramas for the Japanese market, called "Full Speed Ahead". The year 2003 marked the release of the third Album, [Nada Pode Parar Os Autoramas] , by the independent record label Monster Records. This album won the London Burning Award for Independent Music in the categories "Best Band" and "Best Disco" of 2003, and won invitations to the main festivals in Brazil.

In 2004 the Autoramas leaves for its second international tour, in the Argentina and Uruguay playing in three cities, Montevideo, Buenos Aires and Rosario , followed by the third international tour, with four shows in Chile and Argentina, already with the participation of the new bass player, Selma Vieira. With the tour the Autoramas reaches the mark of 96 presentations that year, including shows in 21 Brazilian states. Also finalized is the song "Voc Sabe", still from the CD Nada Pode Parar Os Autoramas , that gains high rotation in the MTV and wins three prizes in the VMB of 2005.

In May 2007, after tour by the Europe, the band launches its fourth CD, "Teletransporte", by the record label Mondo 77. Selma leaves the group in 2008, being replaced by Flvia Couri. At the end of 2009 is released the CD and DVD MTV Apresenta Autoramas Desplugado . With this, the band becomes the unique one to produce an acoustic of the series "MTV Aprenseta".[1]

In June 2011, the Autoramas began a system of collective financing to raise funds and finalize the recordings of his new studio album, [Msica Crocante] .[2] A arrecadao foi bem-sucedida,[3] e o trabalho foi lanado em outubro do mesmo ano.[4]

In 2013, the Autoramas joined BNego to record the EP Auto Boogie . With production of Frejat, the recording was released in digital format at the beginning of September, with the "physical" version released only on vinyl.[5] O EP foi uma pre;via da parceria dos msicos em sua participao no festival Rock In Rio, realizada no dia 14 daquele ms.[6]

In November of the same year the group released the DVD Autoramas Internacional , also produced through collective financing. Recorded as a documentary, it features amateur recordings of the Autoramas touring in countries such as Germany, Spain, England and Chile, among others, interspersed by video clips from their most recent albums <[7]

At the beginning of 2015, the Autoramas announces a new formation, that joins to the members: Melvin (bass), Fred Castro (ex-drummer of Raimundos) and rika Martins (ex-Penelope) on guitar, percussion, keyboards and voice.

In October 2016 change of drummer, leaves Fred Castro for entrance of Fbio Lima and depart for the fourteenth European tour with Jairo Fajersztajn in the Bass.

The band performances in Germany, Austria and Portugal, where they recorded a program for the RTP Channel 3.No Ar

The single "Quando A Polcia Chegar" stayed for 5 months among the Top 30 on Radio Antena3 in Portugal, its best position was seventh position. In Brazil the single Quando a Polcia Chegar reached first position in the main rock radios of the country.

The single "Vero" has been in the Portuguese charts for 6 months, its best position was second place.

2017 Have already made another international tour through SXSW in the US and Mexico.



7 Inch

  • 1999 - Motocross/Bahamas - Monstro Discos
  • 2002 - HxCxlx - Monstro Discos
  • 2008 - Catchy Chorus/Pacincia - Gravadora Discos
  • 2010 - Couldnt Care At All/Samba-Rock Do Bacalhau - Gravadora Discos
  • 2017 - Jet To The Jungle/Demais - Hearts Bleed Blue
  • 2017 - Autoramas/Mundo Alto - Hearts Bleed Blue


  • 2001 - Full Speed Ahead (apenas no Japo)
  • 2005 - RRRRRRRROCK
  • 2007 - Mucho Gusto (apenas na Argentina)
  • 2015 - Unsere FAvoriten (apenas na Alemanha)


  • 2009 - MTV Apresenta: Autoramas Desplugado
  • 2013 - Autoramas Internacional


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