Kirsti Heitz of Metal Master Kingdom conducted an interview with SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera prior to the band's October 10 concert in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can now watch the chat below.
SOULFLY's ninth album, "Savages", sold 4,700 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at position No. 84 on The Billboard 200 chart. The band's previous CD, "Enslaved", opened with 5,900 units in March 2012 to land at No. 82.
SOULFLY's seventh effort, "Omen", registered a first-week tally of 6,000 units in June 2010 to enter the chart at No. 73.
SOULFLY's 2008 album, "Conquer", premiered with 8,400 copies to debut at No. 66. This number was in line with the opening tally of the CD's predecessor, "Dark Ages", which shifted a little more than 8,000 copies during its first week of release in October 2005 to land at No. 155.
"Savages" was released on October 1 via SOULFLY's new label home, Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced by Terry Date, who is known for his work with such acts as PANTERA, DEFTONES and SOUNDGARDEN, among many others. Guest vocal appearances on "Savages" include SOULFLY bass player Tony Campos, CLUTCH's Neil Fallon, NAPALM DEATH's Mitch Harris, Jamie Hanks of I DECLARE WAR and SOULFLY mainman Max Cavalera's son Igor Cavalera (of LODY KONG).
"Savages" was released as a limited-edition digpack CD, 2LP vinyl and digital download.
The cover artwork for "Savages" was created by renowned artist Paul Stottler, who is best known for his work on SACRED REICH's legendary "Surf Nicaragua" cover.