CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Taps SOULFLY Bassist For South American, Mexican Shows

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, has recruited SOULFLY bassist Tony Campos for its upcoming tour of South America and Mexico.

Johny Chow, who has been touring and recording with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY for the past few years, recently joined STONE SOUR as that band's new touring bassist.

"Blunt Force Trauma", the sophomore album from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, sold around 5,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to land at position No. 122 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's debut CD, "Inflikted", opened with 9,000 units to enter the chart at No. 72.

"Blunt Force Trauma" was once again tracked with ex-MACHINE HEAD/SOULFLY guitarist Logan Mader, who co-produced the LP with Max. Logan also mixed the follow-up to the band's debut album, "Inflikted", which has sold less than 50,000 copies in the United States since its March 2008 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.

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