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

MAX CAVALERA On Next SOULFLY Record: 'It's A Tribal Thrash Album. It's Never Been Done Quite Like That'

Metal Wani's Chuck Marshall recently conducted an interview with current SOULFLY/CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and former SEPULTURA frontman Max Cavalera. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether the recent "Max And Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots" tour celebrating the 20th anniversary of SEPULTURA's "Roots" had an impact ...

Read more

Posted in: News

FULL OF HELL Signs With RELAPSE RECORDS

Relapse Records has announced the signing of prolific extreme metal quartet FULL OF HELL. Formed in 2009, in Ocean City, Maryland, FULL OF HELL has been pushing the boundaries of sonic extremity with its suffocating blend of hardcore punk, grind, noise, power electronics, industrial and death and black metal. The group already has already released ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Catharsis - MACHINE HEAD

Ahead of the release of the Bay Area band's ninth full-length, MACHINE HEAD's central figure, Robb Flynn, stated that the album isn't one of the unit's heaviest. The notorious frontman doesn't listen to a lot of metal these days, in fact. His hardcore, punk rock and hip hop listening habits surface on the quartet's latest ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

SOULFLY: First Taste Of Music For Upcoming Album

The first taste of the material that SOULFLY is planning to record for the follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" album, tentatively due this summer via Nuclear Blast, is available in the clip below. In a recent interview with Metal Wani, Max Cavalera stated about SOULFLY's next disc: "I'm writing right now. When I was home before ...

Read more

Posted in: News

IGOR CAVALERA Doesn't Think Production On 'Bestial Devastation' And 'Morbid Visions' Did SEPULTURA's Early Sound Justice

United Rock Nations conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) prior to their December 6 show at Lùsine in Istres, France as part of the "Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots" tour where they were celebrating the 20th anniversary of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SOULFLY Guitarist MARC RIZZO To Release 'Rotation' Solo Album In March

SOULFLY and CAVALERA CONSPIRACY guitarist Marc Rizzo will release his new solo album, "Rotation", on March 30 via Combat Records/EMP Label Group/Amped in North America, and Combat/SPV in Europe. "Rotation" is the fourth solo release for Rizzo, following 2004's "Colossal Myopia", 2006's "The Ultimate Devotion" (both released by legendary shred label Shrapnel), and the independently ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NEVERMORE's 'The Complete Collection' Due In March

Due on March 9, 2018 via Century Media is "The Complete Collection" by acclaimed U.S. progressive/thrash metallers NEVERMORE. A strictly limited 12-disc box set covering all recordings by these Seattle innovators, it includes all albums (some with bonus tracks), all EP and live releases, plus an extra disc of rarities and previously unreleased demo and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MAX CAVALERA Says It's 'Cool' That CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's 'Psychosis' Contains No Big 'Hit Songs'

On November 30, Sam Sheppard from SINATE conducted an interview with Max Cavalera (CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, SOULFLY, SEPULTURA) in Berlin, Germany during the "Max & Iggor Cavalera Return To Roots" European tour. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's fourth album, "Psychosis", which was released on November 17 via Napalm Records, Max ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Psychosis - CAVALERA CONSPIRACY

We're not going to start this review with the unnecessary "us vs. them" preamble. Max and Igor Cavalera are one hundred percent at peace, as brothers and artists, and with their trusted sidearm, Marc Rizzo, IMO one of the greatest guitarists on the planet still failing to be suitably glorified, the CAVALERA CONSPIRACY has already ...

Read more

Posted in: CD Reviews

IGOR CAVALERA Says He And Brother MAX Were Not Thinking About 'Roots' While Recording New CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Album

Psychosin of That Metal Station's "The Psychosin Project" conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer Igor Cavalera. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the death metal-inspired direction of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's new album, "Psychosis": Igor: "It's how it came out. Every CAVALERA ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SOULFLY To Enter Studio In January With Producer JOSH WILBUR

In a brand new interview with Backstage Axxess, Max Cavalera spoke about his plans for SOULFLY's follow-up to 2015's "Archangel" album, tentatively due next summer via Nuclear Blast. He said (hear audio below): "I'm actually writing right now. I'm collecting the riffs right now and getting the ideas. We are already kind of booked for ...

Read more

Posted in: News

BODY COUNT To Perform During GRAMMY AWARDS Pre-Telecast Ceremony

BODY COUNT, the metal band fronted by hip-hop legend, actor and director Ice-T, will perform during the pre-telecast ceremony at the 60th annual Grammy Awards, which will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. BODY COUNT's song "Black Hoodie" was nominated in the "Best Metal Performance" category ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former MORBID ANGEL Frontman DAVID VINCENT Joins MAX And IGOR CAVALERA For Cover Of MOTÖRHEAD Classic (Video)

Former MORBID ANGEL frontman David Vincent joined ex-SEPULTURA members Max Cavalera and Igor Cavalera on stage this past Saturday, December 2 at the Winter Masters Of Rock in Zlin, Czech Republic to perform a cover version of the MOTÖRHEAD classic "Ace Of Spades". Video footage of his appearance can be seen below. As previously reported, ...

Read more

Posted in: News

IGOR CAVALERA On CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's 'Psychosis': It Really Reflects State Of Mind MAX And I Are In

On November 21, Mass Movement Magazine conducted an interview with former SEPULTURA and current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY drummer Igor Cavalera. You can now listen to the chat using the SoundCloud widget below. Speaking about CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's fourth album, "Psychosis", which was released on November 17 via Napalm Records, Igor said: "Like every CAVALERA record, in my ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ROB ZOMBIE Narrates CHARLES MANSON Documentary 'His Final Words'

Musician and director Rob Zombie has narrated "Charles Manson: His Final Words", a new documentary which will air this Sunday, December 3 on the Reelz channel. The documentary focuses on the Manson family murders told from Manson's perspective using never-before-seen case files, pictures and exclusive interviews with Manson himself from inside California State Prison. "Charles ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MORBID ANGEL Frontman: 'The Most Uninformed People In The World Have To Be Poor American People'

Metal Mofos recently conducted an interview with MORBID ANGEL frontman Steve Tucker. You can now listen to the chat below. Speaking about how the divisive rhetoric during last year's U.S. presidential elections affected the lyrical content of MORBID ANGEL's upcoming album, "Kingdoms Disdained", Tucker said: "Honestly, I think I took on sort of a third ...

Read more

Posted in: News

WITHERFALL: Lyric Video For 'The Great Awakening' Song

The official lyric video for the song "The Great Awakening" from U.S. progressive metallers WITHERFALL — the collective brainchild of guitarist Jake Dreyer (ICED EARTH, KOBRA AND THE LOTUS, WHITE WIZZARD), singer Joseph Michael (WHITE WIZZARD) and the late Adam Sagan (CIRCLE II CIRCLE, INTO ETERNITY) — can be seen below. The track is taken ...

Read more

Posted in: News