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Video: MAX And IGOR CAVALERA Perform SEPULTURA's 'Roots' In Zurich

Fan-filmed video footage of former SEPULTURA members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) performing on August 3 at Dynamo Grosser Saal in Zurich, Switzerland can be seen below. Igor and Max's "Return To Roots" tour sees them celebrating the twentieth anniversary of SEPULTURA's "Roots" album by performing the LP in its entirety. They ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON's Funeral: More Details Revealed

This past weekend, family and close friends celebrated the life of LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington at a private service in Los Angeles, while fans worldwide organized over three hundred band-endorsed memorials to pay homage to his legacy. On Saturday, July 29, the private service at South Coast Botanical Garden in Palos Verdes Estates hosted ...

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ROB ZOMBIE Begins Work On New Album

Rob Zombie has commenced work on the follow-up to last year's "The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser" album. The rocker-turned-film-director revealed that he was back in the studio in a post on his Instagram. He uploaded a photo of his dog along with the caption: "Day one of working on the new ...

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METALLICA Pays Homage To 'Pasadena Boys' VAN HALEN With 'Runnin' With The Devil' Cover (Video)

METALLICA performed an abbreviated cover version of VAN HALEN's classic song "Runnin' With The Devil" Saturday night (July 29) at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. The one-minute nod to the hometown band saw METALLICA frontman James Hetfield attempting to replicate those iconic David Lee Roth screams, much to the delight of the packed stadium. ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH: CHESTER BENNINGTON Was 'A Very Kind,' 'Unassuming' And 'Gentle Soul'

METALLICA drummer Lars Ulrich has paid tribute to Chester Bennington, saying that the LINKIN PARK frontman was a "kind," "unassuming" and "gentle soul, who had a really big heart." METALLICA and LINKIN PARK toured together nearly fifteen years ago as part of the "Summer Sanitarium" package, also featuring LIMP BIZKIT, DEFTONES and MUDVAYNE. Bennington was ...

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CHESTER BENNINGTON Laid To Rest In Private Funeral

LINKIN PARK singer Chester Bennington was laid to rest in a private funeral Saturday (July 29) near his home in Palos Verdes, California. According to TMZ, the ceremony at South Coast Botanic Garden was attended by a couple of hundred people, including bandmates, friends and family members. A full stage, including a drum ...

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IGOR CAVALERA On SEPULTURA's 'Roots': 'It's Stood The Test Of Time'

Nev Pearce of Australia's "Rabid Noise" podcast recently conducted an interview with current CAVALERA CONSPIRACY and former SEPULTURA drummer Igor Cavalera. You can listen to the full chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On revisiting the songs from SEPULTURA's seminal 1996 "Roots" album during the "Return To Roots" tour: Igor: "They're still ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: 'Psychosis' Album Gets Official Release Date

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, will release its fourth album, "Psychosis", on November 17 via Napalm Records. The disc, which was produced by longtime friend Arthur Rizk, was recorded primarily at a studio in Phoenix, Arizona. Speaking to Metal Wani's Jake Patton, ...

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HALESTORM Singer Pays Tribute To CHESTER BENNINGTON

HALESTORM frontwoman Lzzy Hale has paid tribute to Chester Bennington, saying that she is "sorry" that the LINKIN PARK singer "felt like [he] had to leave this way." Bennington died of an apparent suicide Thursday morning, the Los Angeles County coroner confirmed. He was 41. A spokesperson for the Los Angeles County Fire Department said ...

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KILLSWITCH ENGAGE Singer Slams People Who Judge CHESTER BENNINGTON's Life Or Music On Day Of His Death

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE singer Jesse Leach has slammed people who have opted to "critique or comment" on Chester Bennington music on the day that the LINKIN PARK singer was found dead. Chester died of an apparent suicide by hanging Thursday morning. He was 41. The coroner's department is currently conducting a death investigation, with more information ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY To Release 'Psychosis' Album In The Fall

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, the band led by brothers and founding SEPULTURA members Max (also of SOULFLY) and Igor Cavalera, has set "Psychosis" as the title of its recently completed fourth album, tentatively due in October via Napalm Records. The disc, which was produced by longtime friend Arthur Rizk, was recorded primarily at a studio in Phoenix, ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: 'Appetite For Destruction' 30th-Anniversary Ads Mysteriously Pop Up In New York City

GUNS N' ROSES appears to be teasing a celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of its iconic debut album, "Appetite For Destruction", by placing ads around New York City featuring the record's artwork with the hashtag #APPETITE30TH. "Appetite" will officially turn thirty this Friday (July 21), and the band is scheduled to perform an intimate show ...

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SEPULTURA: Expanded Editions Of 'Chaos A.D.' And 'Roots' Due This Fall

SEPULTURA broadened its musical horizons with "Chaos A.D." and "Roots", a pair of acclaimed albums that took the Brazilian band's hard-rocking sound in bold and exciting new directions. This fall, Rhino will revisit those back-to-back classics with remastered versions that are expanded with rare and unreleased studio and live recordings. "Chaos A.D.: Expanded Edition" will ...

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DROWNING POOL's Return To Guantánamo Bay Draws Controversy

DROWNING POOL performed at this year's 4th of July "Freedom Fest" at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. The Texas heavy rockers' appearance at the event was notable because their music was once used to interrogate detainees at the the American wartime prison located within Guantánamo Bay Naval Base. DROWNING POOL's song "Bodies" was used as a tool ...

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