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In November1988, Dave "Mille"vocals/ guitar andDico"Lombardo" voice/ drums/ secondvocalsfoundedParanóia. The first Portuguese noisecore band! The duo(whochose not to includeabass player)bases itsshort lifein amusical approachwithout rules,whose sole purposeis to generatethe largestpossiblenumber ofdecibels, whichproved quitestraightforward asthe "musicians"do not havethe slightestgroup experienceorcomposition.In fact, not evenknow how to playortune their instruments. Two rehersal-tapes, "Paranóia" and "Manicómio" were recorded and releasedin early 1989with threeweeks apart. Surprisingly, the project sells more than30copies of the rehersal-tapes. Being interviewed for the fanzine based in Porto "Culto Urbano" and newsin the mythicalradio program Lança-Chamas. The coreof fansbasedin Caldas da Rainhabecomeslegendarywhen,before a concertstartofFrenchband Aggressorat the famous venue RockRendezVouzin Lisbon,the fans infront of the stagebeganrepeatedlyyelling"Paranóia,Paranóia"towards thebalcony,where the two Paranóiamusiciansgathered towatchthe concert. Withouttheofficialend of theproject, Dico joins Dinosaur on April 1990. Paranóia never played live. In2007a self-edited mini-compilçãoMP3"The'best'of theworst..." (withthe unprecedented"Thrash!'In the twoversions)and the following yeartwosplit-tapeswithNapalmNoise andAnalColicwere released by theundergroundFrench label UndergroundPolluitonRecords.