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SOULFLY Announces U.S. Tour Dates

SOULFLY has announced some U.S. tour dates that will kick off late next month and run through October. Joining them on this U.S. tour will be FULL BLOWN CHAOS, WICKED WISDOM, and INCITE. The dates are as follows: Aug. 17 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre (D-Low Memorial Festival) Sep. 18 - San Diego, CA ...

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SEPULTURA Introduces New Drummer At Brazilian 'Dante XXI' Release Party: Photos Available

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA made their first public appearance with their new drummer, Jean Dolabella (ex-UDORA), last Tuesday (July 11) at Clube Belfiore in São Paulo during the Brazilian release party for their new CD, "Dante XXI". Check out pictures at Whiplash.net. Dolabella joined SEPULTURA as the replacement for founding member Igor Cavalera, who ...

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SOULFLY: D-LOW MEMORIAL FESTIVAL To Be Held In August

SOULFLY's official web site has been updated with the following message: "As tradition holds, every year near the start of August SOULFLY plays host to an event called the D-Low Memorial Festival in Arizona. This year in the 10th anniversary of the festival in honor of Dana 'D-Low' Wells, Max Cavalera's stepson who was killed ...

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SOULFLY: More European Tour Dates Announced

The dates for the second leg of SOULFLY's European summer tour have been released. They will be appearing at the following shows: Jul. 07 - Novi Sad, SER - Exit Festival (Max only; details below) Jul. 14 - Dour, BEL - Dour Festival Jul. 15 - Wergorzewo, POL - Union of Rock Jul. 17 - ...

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MAX CAVALERA: 'I Wasn't Surprised' To Hear IGOR Left SEPULTURA

Former SEPULTURA/current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera has commented on last week's announcement that his brother, drummer Igor Cavalera, had left SEPULTURA to pursue "other projects." The following is an excerpt from an interview Patrizia Mazzuoccolo of the Norwegian metal radio show "Tinitus" conducted with Max last Friday (June 16) backstage at the Norwegian Wood Festival ...

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DREAM THEATER Frontman Comments On TRUE SYMPHONIC ROCKESTRA Project

DREAM THEATER frontman James LaBrie has offered more information about his recent recording sessions in Russia for an opera-oriented project called TRUE SYMPHONIC ROCKESTRA. Commented LaBrie: Dirk Ulrich (mastermind and producer) and I spoke almost six years ago about the possibility of doing such a project and at the time it was supposed to be ...

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SEPULTURA Comment On Drummer IGOR CAVALERA's Departure

The remaining members of SEPULTURAAndreas Kisser (guitar), Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. (bass), and Derick Green (vocals) — have issued the following statement regarding the departure of drummer Igor Cavalera: "Since the beginning of SEPULTURA the ideas of the band were based on the open mindedness, a strong attitude, and the belief in what ...

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SEPULTURA Vow To Continue Despite IGOR CAVALERA's Departure

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA have yet to comment on yesterday's announcement that their drummer and co-founder, Igor Cavalera, has left the group due to "artistic differences." However, according to a posting on the band's official web site, guitarist Andreas Kisser, Derrick Green and Paulo Xisto Jr. have vowed to continue with the group despite this major ...

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It's Official: Drummer IGOR CAVALERA Quits SEPULTURA

Drummer Igor Cavalera has officially announced his departure from SEPULTURA (as exclusively reported by BLABBERMOUTH.NET on January 13, 2006 and subsequently denied by both the band and Igor). In a statement released today (June 12) to the Brazilian media, Igor attributed the split to "artistic incompatibility" with his SEPULTURA bandmates — guitarist Andreas ...

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SOULFLY: New Live Video Posted Online

A six-minute live video of SOULFLY performing the songs "Roots Bloody Roots", "Jumpdafuckup", and "Bring It" to thousands of metalheads on Monday, June 5 at the Pinkpop festival in the Netherlands has been posted online at YouTube.com. In related news, a performance-only music video of APOCALYPTICA's new single "Repressed" — featuring guest appearances ...

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MAX CAVALERA Slams 'Fake' SEPULTURA

Ex-SEPULTURA/current SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera has slammed the current touring version of his former band as "fake" and has reiterated his desire to one day take part in a reunion of the group's classic lineup. When asked during a Sirius Satellite Radio interview last month if there have been talks between him and the guys ...

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SEPULTURA: New Touring Drummer Revealed?

According to Brazil's 89 FM, SEPULTURA are rumored to have selected Jean Dolabella (ex-UDORA) as their new touring drummer following Roy Mayorga's (ex-SOULFLY) decision to join STONE SOUR as a full-time member. SEPULTURA founding member and drummer Igor Cavalera announced earlier in the year that he was taking a break from the group's ...

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