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SOULFLY: 'Ritual' Album Details Revealed; First Single, 'Evil Empowered', Now Available

SOULFLY will release its eleventh album, "Ritual", on October 19 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (KILLER BE KILLED, LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA). Cover artwork was painted by artist Eliran Kantor (TESTAMENT, ICED EARTH, SODOM). Additional booklet art was handled by Marcelo Vasco (SLAYER, ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE: New Trailer For 'Volume II - Power Drunk Majesty' Album Feat. MAX CAVALERA

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

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SOULFLY's MAX CAVALERA Explains 'Ritual' Album Title

SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera spoke to Metalshop TV about the band's forthcoming album, "Ritual". Tentatively due in October via Nuclear Blast, the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was recorded with producer Josh Wilbur, who has previously worked with LAMB OF GOD, GOJIRA and ALL THAT REMAINS, among others. Speaking about the new disc's musical direction, Max ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE: 'Voodoo Of The Godsend' Video Featuring MAX CAVALERA

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

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Watch SOULFLY Perform New Song 'The Summoning' In Helsinki

Fan-filmed video footage of SOULFLY performing a new song called "The Summoning" on July 16 at On The Rocks in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. SOULFLY has set "Ritual" as the title of its new album, tentatively due in October via Nuclear Blast. The follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" was recorded with producer Josh Wilbur, ...

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Ex-SEPULTURA Drummer IGOR CAVALERA: 'When Everyone Was Going Faster, I Was Slowing Things Down With 'Chaos A.D.'

Drumtalk, the video podcast by German drummer and videographer Philipp Koch, conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer Igor Cavalera prior to CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's December 8, 2017 concert at Turbinenhalle, Oberhausen, Germany. You can now watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On when ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE Feat. MEGADETH, TESTAMENT Members: Second Trailer For 'Power Drunk Majesty' Album

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

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IMMOLATION: 'When The Jackals Come' Video Released

The official video for the song "When The Jackals Come" from New York death metallers IMMOLATION can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's latests album, "Atonement", which was released in February 2017 via Nuclear Blast. The "When The Jackals Come" clip was directed by IMMOLATION guitarist Robert Vigna. Commented the band: ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE Feat. MEGADETH, TESTAMENT Members: First Trailer For 'Power Drunk Majesty' Album

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

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METAL ALLEGIANCE's 'Volume II - Power Drunk Majesty' To Feature Members Of OVERKILL, NIGHTWISH, ACCEPT, Others

METAL ALLEGIANCE — with its four core members: David Ellefson (MEGADETH), Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT), Mike Portnoy (THE WINERY DOGS, ex-DREAM THEATER) and Mark Menghi — began as a celebration of heavy metal, powered by the almost tribal bond shared between the extreme music community's most revered trailblazers, armed with a list of contributors onstage (and ...

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MINISTRY Announces Fall 2018 North American Tour; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

American industrial juggernaut MINISTRY will continue to support their critically acclaimed album "AmeriKKKant" with a full U.S. tour this November and December. Joining them are new wave of synthwave cessations CARPENTER BRUT and manic avant garde industrial act IGORRR. "I think the sets are going to work really well together," commented MINISTRY mastermind Al Jourgensen. ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist Says Group's Current Lineup Is Its 'Strongest'

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser was recently interviewed by the Luton, England radio station Radio Lab 97.1. The full conversation can be streamed below. A few excerpts follow (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): On the group's latest album, "Machine Messiah": Andreas: "Usually, the latest album, it's always the favorite, because we put a lot of input and ...

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MINISTRY Releases Trippy 'Victims Of A Clown' Video

Like a mid-20th century funhouse gone mad, MINISTRY's just-released video for the track "Victims Of A Clown" is a relentless hallucinogenic ride through images of creepy clowns roaming circuses where there are no exits, men parading in ghoulish gas masks, psychological messaging, physical reality bending, and nightmarish suburbia. And then there's DJ Swamp's couture. You ...

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ANDREAS KISSER Says SEPULTURA Went Through 'A Chaotic, Hellish Time' Before Splitting With MAX CAVALERA

Andreas Kisser says that SEPULTURA went through "a chaotic, hellish time" before splitting with frontman Max Cavalera more than two decades ago. SEPULTURA's most commercially successful period ended in 1996 with the exit of Max after the rest of the band fired his wife Gloria as their manager. His brother, drummer Igor Cavalera, stuck around ...

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SEPULTURA's Official Documentary, 'Sepultura Endurance', To Receive DVD, Blu-Ray Release In The Fall

SEPULTURA's official documentary, "Sepultura Endurance", will tentatively be released on DVD and Blu-ray this fall. The film, which received its world premiere in May 2017 at the Regent theater in Los Angeles, shows the journey from SEPULTURA's humble rural beginnings to decades spent on the international stage, giving an in-depth look into how the band ...

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MAX CAVALERA Laments Losing SEPULTURA Name

Max Cavalera says that he wishes he had been able to keep the SEPULTURA name after the band's classic lineup fell apart more than two decades ago. SEPULTURA's most commercially successful period ended in 1996 with the exit of Max after the rest of the band fired his wife Gloria as their manager. His brother, ...

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SEPULTURA's ANDREAS KISSER Has No Interest In Re-Recording Early Albums With Current Lineup

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser was recently interviewed by Andrew McKaysmith of Australia's "Scars And Guitars" podcast. You can now listen to the chat at this location. Asked if SEPULTURA would ever consider re-recording material from early albums like "Morbid Visions" and "Schizophrenia" with the band's current lineup, Andreas said: "No, man. I don't ...

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