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SEPULTURA: Six New 'Dante XXI' E-Cards Released

SPV Records has released six new SEPULTURA e-cards, each featuring a different track from the band's upcoming "Dante XXI" CD in the background, and each one connected to the other. You have to answer the questions right and enter the code to get to the next one. And if you make it to the end, ...

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SEPULTURA: 'Dante XXI' Minisite Launched

The Sepularmy (as SEPULTURA fans are affectionately called) has developed a flash minisite for SEPULTURA's new album, "Dante XXI", where you can find information related to this release, including audio samples and historical information behind each part of the book that the album is based on (the epic poetic masterpiece "The Divine Comedy", written by ...

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Dante XXI - SEPULTURA

After the disappointing and rambling 2003 album "Roorback", SEPULTURA does indeed roar back with "Dante XXI", a concept album based on Dante Alighieri's classic work of literature, "Divina Comedia (The Divine Comedy)". Conceptual ideas aside, however, "Dante XXI" thrashes with an intensity that was missing from "Roorback" and was not quite as present on its ...

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Audio Interview With Classic 'Headbanger's Ball' Host RIKI RACHTMAN Posted Online

TalkingMetal.com has posted episode 42 of their "Talking Metal" podcast. The episode features an 18-minute interview hosts Mark Strigl and John Ostronomy conducted with "Racing Rocks" and classic "Headbanger's Ball" host, Riki Rachtman. Interview topics include NASCAR, MTV and VH1, Axl Rose and GUNS N' ROSES, Hollywood's legendary Cathouse, and FASTER PUSSYCAT singer Taime Downe. ...

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SOULFLY To Embark On West Coast Tour With MANNTIS, A PERFECT MURDER

According to a posting on SOULFLY's official web site, the band will be undertaking a short West Coast tour beginning in early April, immediately following the band's current European headlining trek. Support on the West Coast dates will come from INCITE (featuring SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera's stepson Ritchie), Century Media recording artists MANNTIS, and Victory ...

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SEPULTURA's KISSER Doesn't Rule Out Reunion With MAX CAVALERA

In a recent interview with MTV News, SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser said he's heard all the rumors about SEPULTURA reuniting with founding member and current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera for a spot on this summer's Ozzfest. He's even heard the one that involves the band's "plans" to perform three different sets from the main stage ...

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SEPULTURA's Webmaster On IGOR CAVALERA's Status: 'Either You Do It Right Or Don't Do It At All'

SEPULTURA's official webmaster Estevam Romera has confirmed in an online posting that drummer Igor Cavalera will not be joining the band on their upcoming European tour (as exclusively reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET on January 13). Responding to a fan question regarding the lack of an official statement from the band addressing the situation, Romera wrote, "[I] ...

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SEPULTURA's IGOR CAVALERA Becomes Fourth-Time Father

SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera became a fourth-time father on Sunday (Jan. 15) when his second wife, Laima, gave birth to the couple's first child, Antonio Leyton Cavalera. Both mother and son are said to be doing fine. Igor has three children with his first wife, Monika. As previously reported, SEPULTURA will embark on their European ...

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SEPULTURA's KISSER To Conduct Guitar Clinic At Hollywood's Musicians Institute

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser will be conducting a special clinic at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California on Wednesday, January 25. Kisser will be in town to lay down guitar leads on the upcoming album from ASESINO, the death metal/grindcore project featuring ex-FEAR FACTORY/BRUJERIA guitarist Dino Cazares and STATIC-X bassist Tony Campos (on bass/vocals). The ...

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SEPULTURA Drummer IGOR CAVALERA: 'I'm Just Taking A Break'

Igor Cavalera is taking a break from Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA to spend time with his new wife while they await the birth of their first child together, but he has no intention of leaving the band, the drummer told BLABBERMOUTH.NET Friday night. Cavalera, who recently remarried after splitting up with his wife of 10 years, ...

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Exclusive: Drummer IGOR CAVALERA Quits SEPULTURA; ROY MAYORGA Steps In

Drummer Igor Cavalera has left Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. Replacing Igor on the band's upcoming European trek will be none other than former SOULFLY skinsman Roy Mayorga. Mayorga, who has yet to rehearse with SEPULTURA, spent quite a bit of time jamming with SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser in preparation for the recently ...

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SOULFLY Guitarist Announces More Solo Dates

Due to the overwhelming success of his solo instrumental tour so far, SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has added three more shows before heading off to Europe with Max Cavalera and the rest of SOULFLY at the end of January in support of their latest Roadrunner release, "Dark Ages". The new solo dates are: Jan. 14 ...

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MACHINE HEAD Frontman Offers New Album Update

MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn recently took time out to update the group's fans on the songwriting process for the group's new album, tentatively due in late 2006/early 2007 via Roadrunner Records. "So what does are new shit sound like?" Flynn wrote. "Well... it doesn't sound like [METALLICA's] 'Master of Puppets' [as Flynn was quoted ...

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ANNIHILATOR Frontman: I Am Not Leaving The Band

ANNIHILATOR frontman Dave Padden has rejected speculation that he may be leaving the band as a result of his involvement with SILENT STRAIN, a side-project he recently formed with MNEMIC guitarist Mircea Eftemie Gabriel. Padden posted the following message earlier today on ANNIHILATOR's official forum: "Just a quick note on this: I was reading Blabbermouth ...

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ANNIHILATOR, MNEMIC Members Join Forces In SILENT STRAIN

Hailing from Canada, Denmark and Russia, Dave Padden (lead singer of ANNIHILATOR) and Mircea Eftemie Gabriel (guitarist of MNEMIC) have united with Cory McBain (guitarist), Igor Chiefot (drummer) and Rick Struve (bassist) to create SILENT STRAIN. The idea is simple: a furious metal outfit combining crushing "guitar-as-bulldozer" riffs, dreamy anthemic melodies and frenetic drumming to ...

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SOULFLY: Video For NAILBOMB's 'Wasting Away' Surfaces

SOULFLY's official web site has been updated with the following message: "Gloria [Cavalera, SOULFLY's manager] informs us that rumors are circulating that a videotape for the NAILBOMB track 'Wasting Away' has surfaced. NAILBOMB was a shortlived side project that Max Cavalera formed [with former FUDGE TUNNEL frontman Alex Newport] between the recording SEPULTURA's 'Chaos A.D.' ...

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MACHINE HEAD Drummer DAVE MCCLAIN Turns 10!

MACHINE HEAD's official web site has been updated with the following message: "December 26th [2005] marks the official ten-year anniversary of the day that a one Mr. Dave McClain joined a band called MACHINE HEAD, and in celebration of the most underrated drummer in heavy music, some folks that you could say know a thing ...

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