Related Information for Apokalyptic Raids APOKALYPTIC RAIDS was formed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1998 by Heavy Metal fans.The band's references are the 1980's, when VENOM emerges. Sons of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, they united KISS' theatrics to the heaviness of BLACK SABBATH and the aggression of MOTÖRHEAD and Hardcore Punk. At that time, all the Metal subgenres were created by great names such as HELLHAMMER, BATHORY, SODOM, ONSLAUGHT, and in Brazil VULCANO, DORSAL ATL.. read more