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SEPULTURA Begin Recording New Album

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA have entered Trama Studios in São Paulo, Brazil to begin recording their new studio album, "Dante 05", the follow-up to 2003's "Roorback". The band have previously used Trama Studios to record the "Revolusongs" EP, which included cover versions ranging from MASSIVE ATTACK to HELLHAMMER to JANE'S ADDICTION, and was included in the ...

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SEPULTURA Guitarist Begins Recording Solo Album

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser has entered A Voz do Brasil studio in São Paulo, Brazil to begin recording his his first solo album, tentatively due in early 2006 via Holland's Mascot Records. No further information is currently available. As previously reported, SPV Records recently pushed back the projected release date of the new SEPULTURA album ...

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SOULFLY: 'Dark Ages' Digipack To Include Bonus Tracks

In addition to the regular release of SOULFLY's "Dark Ages", there will also be a limited-edition three-panel digipack, according to Roadrunner Records U.K. The complete track listing for the digipack version is as follows: 01. The Dark Ages 02. Babylon 03. I And I 04. Carved Inside 05. Arise Again 06. Molotov 07. Frontlines 08. ...

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SEPULTURA: New Album To Surface In Early 2006

SPV Records has pushed back the projected release date of the new SEPULTURA album to early 2006. As previously reported, SEPULTURA's upcoming CD will be based on the "The Divine Comedy", widely considered the greatest epic poem of Italian literature, and one of the greatest of world literature. SEPULTURA's last album, "Roorback", was issued in ...

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Drummer VINNY APPICE To Collaborate With Hardcore Rapper NECRO

Legendary BLACK SABBATH/DIO drummer Vinny Appice will be collaborating with hardcore Brooklyn rapper NECRO on a track for NECRO's upcoming release, "Circle of Tyrants". Also scheduled to appear on the CD is SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera. NECRO's most recent album, "The Pre-Fix For Death" (Psycho-Logical Records), featured guest appearances by OBITUARY members John Tardy and ...

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SEPULTURA Drummer To Collaborate With Hardcore Rapper NECRO

SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera will be collaborating with hardcore Brooklyn rapper NECRO on a track for NECRO's upcoming release, "Circle of Tyrants". NECRO's most recent CD, "The Pre-Fix For Death" (Psycho-Logical Records), featured guest appearances by OBITUARY members John Tardy and Trevor Peres, Danny Lilker (NUCLEAR ASSAULT, ex-BRUTAL TRUTH), Danny Diablo (a.k.a. Lord Ezec of ...

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Instinct - EKTOMORF

I'd always heard EKTOMORF were SOULFLY rip-offs, but I reserved judgment until I could actually hear one of the band's albums. Having now heard "Instinct", I must say that the word on the street is pretty damn accurate. Cloning SEPULTURA or SOULFLY may not be a bad thing if you're a fan of either band. ...

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ROADRUNNER 'All-Stars' Album: Progress Includes New Captain And New Team Members

Roadrunner Records has advanced in the process of putting together the groundbreaking "Roadrunner All-Stars" record to mark the label's 25th anniversary. The full-length release will contain original musical collaborations between past and present Roadrunner artists. Approximately 50 musicians are expected to participate in this record, making it a most elaborate collaboration project. Four central musicians ...

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SOULFLY: 'Dark Ages' Final Track Listing Revealed

SOULFLY have finalzed the track listing for their new album, "Dark Ages", due on September 13 via Roadrunner Records. "Dark Ages" was produced by SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera and was mixed by Terry Date, who has previously worked with PANTERA and DEFTONES, among others. "Dark Ages" final track listing: 01. The Dark Ages 02. Babylon ...

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MAX CAVALERA: 'I Don't Feel Like Doing A SEPULTURA Reunion'

In a recent interview with "Metal Injection", SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera was asked questions submitted by fans. The most asked question was: Do you ever see yourself reuniting with SEPULTURA? "To tell you the truth, I like the fact that everything that was done with SEPULTURA through 'Roots', it was all a challenge and we ...

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SOULFLY: 'Dark Ages' CD Details Revealed

SOULFLY have set the tentative track listing for their new album, "Dark Ages", due on September 13 via Roadrunner Records. "Dark Ages" was produced by SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera and was mixed by Terry Date, who has previously worked with PANTERA and DEFTONES, among others. "Dark Ages" tentative track listing: 01. The Dark Ages 02. ...

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Politician Scares SOULFLY Out Of Russia

MosNews.com has issued the following report: SOULFLY, the band led by former SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera, cancelled its concerts in the Russian Far East cities of Vladivostok and Khabarovsk after an incident involving a Russian politician. The thrash metal group was boarding a plane from Moscow to Vladivostok on April 29 when Valery ...

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SOULFLY: New Album Title Revealed

According to a post at SoulflyWeb.com, SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera has been announcing during recent concerts in Europe that the the band's new album will be entitled "Dark Ages". Cavalera recently returned to the recording studio to finish up a couple of tracks for the group's fifth full-length CD, tentatively due in September ...

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ADDICTION CREW To Tour Germany With MAD DOGGIN', LIMBOGOTT

ADDICTION CREW, the Italian band formerly known as ADDICTION, are hitting the road on the end of May 2005 in support of their latest album, "Break In Life" (currently out in Europe, Australia and Japan via Earache Records). The tour will include stops in Germany and Austria, and will also feature Germany's MAD DOGGIN' (recent ...

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NAILBOMB: 'Live At Dynamo' DVD To Surface In July

Roadrunner Records U.K. has announced that NAILBOMB, the cult punk/metal side-project put together by Max Cavalera (SEPULTURA, SOULFLY) and Alex Newport (FUDGE TUNNEL), will release a specially low-priced DVD, called "Live at Dynamo", on July 4. The disc features a full raw live recording of NAILBOMB's second (and last) show at the Dynamo Festival in ...

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SOULFLY To Open For BLACK SABBATH In Germany

According to Roadrunner Records, SOULFLY are tentatively scheduled to play several dates with BLACK SABBATH as part of their upcoming German tour. SOULFLY's German itinerary is shaping up as follows: Jun. 09 - Dortmund, GER @ Westfalenhalle * Jun. 13 - Chemnitz, GER @ Talschock Jun. 14 - Leipzig, GER @ Arena * Jun. 16 ...

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SLIPKNOT, MACHINE HEAD, SOULFLY Members To Appear On 'Roadrunner All-Stars' CD

Roadrunner Records is in the process of putting together a groundbreaking record to mark the label's 25th Anniversary. Tentatively titled "Roadrunner All-Stars", the full length release, a ‘master-class' in hard rock, will contain original tracks that are collaborations between past and present Roadrunner stars. Four central musicians will be chosen to produce and write all ...

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SOULFLY: New Album To Surface In August

Roadrunner Records has reportedly set an August 9 release date for the fifth SOULFLY album. The as-yet-untitled follow-up to 2004's "Prophecy" was produced by mainman Max Cavalera and is being mixed by Terry Date, who has previously worked with PANTERA and DEFTONES, among others. In a recent interview with SoulflyWeb.com, Cavalera had the following to ...

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SOULFLY's Live Video For 'Roots Bloody Roots' To Appear Online

A live SOULFLY video for the track "Roots Bloody Roots" (originally written and recorded by SOULFLY frontman Max Cavalera's previous band SEPULTURA) recently hit the Roadrunner Records offices and should be appearing online soon, according to a posting on the label's web site. As previously reported, Cavalera is one of a number of musicians that ...

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SOULFLY's MAX CAVALERA: 'I'm A Complete Riff Freak'

Blasting-Zone.com recently conducted an in-depth interview with SOULFLY vocalist/guitarist Max Cavalera. Several excerpts follow: Blasting-Zone.com: What prompted you to start exclusively playing a four-string guitar? Max Cavalera: "I don't do leads, ya know? More than ten years ago, when those strings broke, a friend of mine said 'Don't replace them, you don't use ...

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U.D.O.: In Mixing Mode

U.D.O., the German band led by former ACCEPT frontman Udo Dirkschneider, have posted the following message on their official web site: The band was working a lot in the last [few] weeks to finish the recording of the new album, which will be titled 'Mission No. X'. Stefan [Kaufmann, guitarist/producer] is finishing the mixing sessions ...

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