Metal Storm conducted an interview with guitarist Marc Rizzo and bassist Johny Chow of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY at this year's Hellfest festival, which was held June 20-22, 2008 in Clisson, France. Watch the chat in two parts below.
"Inflikted", the debut album from CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, sold 9,000 copies in the United States in its first week of release to debut at No. 72 on The Billboard 200 chart.
Johny Chow (a.k.a. John Mark Bechtel; FIREBALL MINISTRY, SOULS OF WE, ex-SYSTEMATIC, MY RUIN) was recruited by CAVALERA CONSPIRACY to play bass on the group's European and U.S. tours as the replacement for Joe Duplantier of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA. Duplantier, who laid down all the bass tracks on CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's debut album, "Inflikted", recently spent time in the studio working on the new GOJIRA CD and was unable to join CAVALERA CONSPIRACY on the road.
Chow played his first show with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY on May 30 at the Electric Weekend in Madrid, Spain.
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