igor-cavalera in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

THROWDOWN Frontman Sings With SOULFLY; Band Prepare For ARCH ENEMY Tour

THROWDOWN have just wrapped up their national tour with SOULFLY. However not before THROWDOWN vocalist Dave Peters joined SOULFLY on stage in L.A., Tucson and Anaheim to perform some of his favorite SEPULTURA songs — "Refuse/Resist" and "Territory". Max Cavalera, who helms SOULFLY, was previously in SEPULTURA, which was a huge influence on countless metal ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Live in São Paulo - SEPULTURA

Four minutes into an intro encompassing the opening sounds to all their albums, including the comically belching vocal that kicked off their long-ago "Bestial Devastation" EP, plus the acoustic interlude from "Beneath the Remains", the point couldn't be more plainly stated. After twenty years, and nearly a decade with their current lineup, SEPULTURA has not ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

ROBERT FLYNN Says Collaboration With KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Frontman Is 'Ebony And Ivory' Of Metal

Austin Powell of The Daily Texan recently conducted an interview with MACHINE HEAD frontman Robert Flynn about Robert's contributions to the ROADRUNNER UNITED "The All-Star Sessions" CD, a collection of original tracks that are collaborations between numerous Roadrunner Records stars. The short question-and-answer session follows: Daily Texan: Jeff Waters (guitarist for ANNIHILATOR and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Roadrunner United: The All-Star Sessions - VARIOUS ARTISTS

You have to give a project like this credit for sheer balls alone, not to mention the amount of frequent-flyer miles annihilated in the name of tribute. Four "team captains" — ex-FEAR FACTORY guitarist Dino Cazares, MACHINE HEAD mainman Robert Flynn, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison and TRIVIUM frontman Matthew K. Heafy — assembled core bands ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

SOULFLY Schedule Long Island In-Store

SOULFLY will be taking part in an autograph signing at the Looney Tunes CD store in Babylon, New York (Long Island) on October 29 beginning at 4:00 p.m., just hours before the group's performance at Club Voltage in Levittown. According to a posting on the Looney Tunes web site, this will mark SOULFLY frontman Max ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MAX CAVALERA Doesn't Rule Out SEPULTURA Reunion: Audio Available

SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera has told Scoop of the Columbus, Ohio radio station The Blitz WBZX 99.7 FM that he is open to the possibility of one day reuniting with his SEPULTURA bandmates. Cavalera left SEPULTURA in early 1997 following the other bandmembers' decision to fire the group's manager, Gloria Cavalera, who is married to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SOULFLY Mainman Talks About His Appearance On ROADRUNNER UNITED CD

SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera (ex-SEPULTURA) recently spoke to FMQB about his contributions to the ROADRUNNER UNITED "The All-Star Sessions" CD, which contains original tracks that are collaborations between 55 artists from 42 of Roadrunner's past and present bands. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow: FMQB: You sing on the ROADRUNNER UNITED CD on ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SOULFLY: New Song Available For Download

A brand-new SOULFLY track, entitled "Carved Inside", has been posted online at this location (MP3, 3.3 MB). The song is the first single off the group's upcoming album, "Dark Ages", due on October 4 via Roadrunner Records. A video for the song, described as "dark" and full of "fire," was filmed at a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

One Nation Underground - ILL NINO

ILL NINO couldn't exist at a better time in the United States. With a growing Latino population and a greater acceptance of the Spanish language, to the point where major cities are for all practical purposes bilingual, this band's haphazard mishmash of populist metal and Hispanic influence is perfectly-timed to appeal to a lot of ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

SOULFLY: U.S. Tour Dates Announced

The first dates have been announced for SOULFLY's upcoming U.S. tour in support of their "Dark Ages" album. Support at all dates will come from THROWDOWN, BLOODSIMPLE and INCITE (a local Arizona band fronted by Ritchie Cavalera, (stepson of SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera). The dates are as follows: Oct. 12 - Ft. Worth, TX @ ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SOULFLY Ask Fans To Help Injured Family Friend

The following message was posted on SOULFLY's official web site: "Recently, our family friend, Joey Nugent, was severely injured in a house fire. You might remember him singing 'Pain' with Max and Richie at past D-Low Memorial shows, or you may have seen him slammin in our SOULFLY videos. He is stage diving with Dana ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SOULFLY: 'Dark Ages' E-Card Now Available

An e-card for the new SOULFLY album, "Dark Ages", featuring audio previews of all 15 tracks from the CD, has been posted online at this location. "Dark Ages" is scheduled for release on October 4 via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2004's "Prophecy" was produced by SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera and was mixed ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Guitarist Names Solo Album

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser has set "Hubris 1 & 2" as the title of his his first solo album, tentatively due in early 2006 via Holland's Mascot Records. The CD is being recorded at A Voz do Brasil studio in São Paulo, Brazil. As previously reported, SEPULTURA are expected to debut one new song during ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Dark Ages - SOULFLY

It's been a while since I dove headfirst into a SOULFLY album. After the self-titled debut and "Primitive", I stopped paying attention and missed out on "3" and "Prophecy". I half-expected album number five to be a watered down, more commercially oriented, "nu" type of album. To say I was "shocked" at the blisteringly metallic ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

SEPULTURA To Premiere New Song During Hometown Performance

According to a posting on their official web site, Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA will premiere one new song during their performance with SLIPKNOT on August 23 in São Paulo, Brazil. SEPULTURA will enter Trama Studios in São Paulo on August 15 to begin recording the follow-up to 2003's "Roorback", entitled "Dante 05". The band had previously ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SOULFLY Film Two New Promotional Videos In Serbia

While in Serbia last month, SOULFLY filmed two videos in support of the upcoming "Dark Ages" CD, due out on October 4 via Roadrunner Records. A video for "Frontlines" was filmed at a site that NATO bombed several years ago, and a clip for "Carved Inside" was shot at a 700-year-old fortress on the shores ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former MEGADETH Bassist To Join SOULFLY For Two Shows

Former MEGADETH and current F5 bassist Dave Ellefson will be filling in for SOULFLY bassist Bobby Burns at two SOULFLY live shows next week. Burns is unable to make the dates due to a "family emergency." The details are as follows: Aug. 12 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre Aug. 13 – Long Beach, CA ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ROADRUNNER UNITED: 'The All-Star Sessions' To Surface In October

Roadrunner Records has put together a groundbreaking record to mark the label’s 25th Anniversary. The group is called ROADRUNNER UNITED and the album titled "The All-Star Sessions". This full-length release, in stores on October 11, 2005, is a "master class" in hard rock/metal. Boasting 57 artists from 45 of Roadrunner's past and present bands, the ...

Read more

Posted in: News