I've been writing that the last few years have been a celebration of Max Cavalera and his incredible career in metal, first with the mighty Sepultura, and now with the Soulfly tribe. With "Ritual" being released last year, Soulfly now has 11 studio of albums just on its own. It's truly unbelievable. Below, in what is becoming a regular column here, Live Metal's Jeff Maki caught up once again with the iconic guitarist, vocalist and ambassador of metal, Max Cavalera. "Ritual," touring, and all things Soulfly are discussed. Plus, did anyone know that Max is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? I didn't. And is rock really "dead?" Max has the best answer we've heard yet. Read on ...
Review by Jeff Maki ----- What a time it must be to be Max Cavalera. He reunited with his brother Iggor years ago in Cavalera Conspiracy and has released some killer studio albums, including the most recent, the old-school-Sepultura-influenced "Psychosis" (review). The Brazilian tribesman are touring under the moniker of "Beneath Arise," performing—you guessed it.... Continue Reading →
There's no introduction needed for living metal legend Max Cavalera. He's amassed an ever-expanding post-Sepultura discography, and he's not letting up anytime soon—and that goes for the studio and the stage. He's been performing "Return to Roots" live with brother Iggor, commemorating the influential 1996 Sepultura album, and also playing another fan favorite, Nailbomb's "Point... Continue Reading →
Review by Jeff Maki ----- Max and Iggor Cavalera, brothers and founders of the Brazilian metal tribe Sepultura, return with another batch of tunes from their newest incarnation, Cavalera Conspiracy. “Psychosis” is album number four from the conspirators and is the missing link of Sepultura albums between “Arise” and “Chaos A.D.” You’ve heard many bands... Continue Reading →