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Brazil: Christ Metal? This Church rocks hard for Jesus02:10

Brazil: Christ Metal? This Church rocks hard for Jesus

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro
October 27, 2015 at 20:17 GMT -00:00 · Published

An Evangelical church, located in the heart of the infamous Complexo da Mare favela in Rio de Janeiro, was rocking out on Tuesday for a Black Sabbath inspired post prayer practice.

The Metanoia Church offers worshipers an unusual unwind for its religious service, heavy metal. Amidst a cluster of skulls and crosses, church-goers rejoice and play concerts in a ritual where members seek God through the art of music.

The Metanoia Church was once notoriously linked to the prevalent gang warfare which once plagued the area. The church acted as a refuge for the army who sought its safety whilst battling drug cartels in and around the favela.

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An Evangelical church, located in the heart of the infamous Complexo da Mare favela in Rio de Janeiro, was rocking out on Tuesday for a Black Sabbath inspired post prayer practice.

The Metanoia Church offers worshipers an unusual unwind for its religious service, heavy metal. Amidst a cluster of skulls and crosses, church-goers rejoice and play concerts in a ritual where members seek God through the art of music.

The Metanoia Church was once notoriously linked to the prevalent gang warfare which once plagued the area. The church acted as a refuge for the army who sought its safety whilst battling drug cartels in and around the favela.

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