max-cavalera in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: New Video Interview Available

Roman of Rock Scarz magazine recently conducted an interview with all four members of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY. Watch the chat in two parts below. 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 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

OZZY OSBOURNE's MONSTERS OF ROCK: Video Highlights Available

Ozzy Osbourne's official video channel OzTV has uploaded a four-minute clip featuring highlights from the Monsters of Rock festival, which was held on Saturday, July 26 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. 16,500 headbangers young and old reportedly flocked to McMahon Stadium for the 11 metal bands that made up the event, headed by OZZY OSBOURNE and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SHADOWS FALL Frontman Issues Post-MONSTERS OF ROCK Update

Vocalist Brian Fair of the Massachusetts metal band SHADOWS FALL has issued the following update: "Wow. What a weekend at the Monsters of Rock festival in Calgary!! Now that I am recovered from all the flight delays and jet lag (although my airport troubles paled in comparison to Jason's [Bittner, drums] epic journey home), I ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Guitarist To Release Solo Album In October

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser will release his long-awaited solo debut, entitled "Hubris I & II", on October 6 via Holland's Mascot Records. A two-disc set, the self-produced effort was recorded in part at A Voz do Brasil studio in São Paulo, Brazil. Kisser previously stated about the album, "I'm very pleased with the result and ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DESPISED ICON: Sayreville Footage Available

Metal Injection has posted video footage of DESPISED ICON's June 28, 2008 performance at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, New Jersey. Watch the clips below. DESPISED ICON recently announced the departure of bassist Sebastien Piché. He has since been replaced by Glassman's longtime friend Max Lavelle from GORATORY. DESPISED ICON released a "deluxe ...

Read more

Posted in: News

THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: 'Summer Tour Webisode 3' Available

New Jersey "mathcore" band THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN has posted its "summer tour webisode 3" featuring footage from the Frankfurt, Germany airport and the group's July 25, 2008 appearance at the Wakestock in Toronto, Canada. Watch the four-and-a-half-minute clip below. Fresh off the 2008 Warped Tour, THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN is currently on the road ...

Read more

Posted in: News

METALLICA, SLAYER, ALICE IN CHAINS, ANTHRAX Members Confirmed For OZZFEST's DIMEBAG Tribute

Hard-rocking music fans headed to this year's Ozzfest will experience a special one-time only all-star tribute to fallen PANTERA/DAMAGEPLAN guitarist and Texas native "Dimebag" Darrell Abbott as part of the Saturday, August 9 one-day stadium spectacular at Dallas' Pizza Hut Park. The tribute to "Dimebag" Darrell will feature Abbott's brother, Vinnie Paul (acting as musical ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HEARSE Signs With VIC RECORDS

HEARSE, the Swedish "death 'n' roll" band featuring former ARCH ENEMY singer Johan Liiva and ex-FURBOWL drummer Max Thornell, has inked a deal with Vic Records. Commented Max: "It feels just great! Vic is a cool label and there are a lot of cool bands on the label. Getting mails from the label boss saying ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DESOLATE WAYS Begins Recording Third Album

Brazilian gothic/doom metal band DESOLATE WAYS has entered Nitro Sound Solutions studio with producer Roger Fingle (vocalist and multi-instrumentist of BLOOD TEARS and SEDUCED BY SUICIDE) to begin recording its third album for a late 2008 release. A studio diary has been launched on the group's official web site. Commented vocalist Max Lima: ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA In Cuba: CNN Report Available

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA performed in front of an estimated 60,000 people in Havana, Cuba on Saturday, July 19. A CNN report on this historic appearance can be viewed at this location. "It's an honor to be in this country, and to have the opportunity to perform at the Tribuna Antiimperialista," SEPULTURA guitaristAndreas Kisser ...

Read more

Posted in: News

ACHERON Signs With DISPLEASED RECORDS

U.S. "militant black/death metal" act ACHERON has inked a deal with Displeased Records. The group will enter the studio later in the year to begin recording its new album, "The Final Conflict: Last Days of God", for an early 2009 release. ACHERON's 2008 demo, "Satanic Supremacy", is available for streaming on the band's

Read more

Posted in: News

DEVILDRIVER Drummer's OZZFEST No-Show Explained

BLABBERMOUTH.NET has received word from DEVILDRIVER's management that drummer John Boecklin will sit out the band's appearance at the one-day Ozzfest in early August due to the fact that he is getting married the next day. Filling in for Boecklin at Ozzfest will be DAATH's Kevin Talley, who has previously recorded and/or toured with DYING ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DEVILDRIVER Hires DAATH's KEVIN TALLEY For OZZFEST

DEVILDRIVER, the Santa Barbara, California-baed band led by former COAL CHAMBER frontman Dez Fafara, has issued the following update: "An experienced touring and session drummer in the metal scene, Kevin Talley will be joining us for Ozzfest. Talley recently finished a new record with his current band DAATH, due out this fall. He has recorded ...

Read more

Posted in: News

JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist Checks In

JUDAS PRIEST guitarist Glenn Tipton has posted the following message on the band's official web site: "Well, we've finished the first leg of the PRIEST tour in Europe and had a fantastic reaction from everywhere starting in Helsinki and finishing in Istanbul. We played countries that we have never been to before such as Romania ...

Read more

Posted in: News

HEARSE: New Album Update

HEARSE, the Swedish "death 'n' roll" band featuring former ARCH ENEMY singer Johan Liiva and ex-FURBOWL drummer Max Thornell, has issued the following update: "Album No. 5 is very much in the making right now. The drums were re-recorded in The Black Chapel in March (first recording got fucked-up) and guitars and bass have been ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DESPISED ICON: New Video Interview Available

Meredith of Vlazemetal.com conducted an interview with vocalist Alexandre Erian and guitarist Al Glassman of the Montreal-based deathcore act DESPISED ICON prior to the band's July 11, 2008 appearance at the House of Blues in Hollywood, California as part of the Summer Slaughter tour. Watch the chat in two parts below. DESPISED ICON ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Video Interview Available

Scuzz TV conducted an interview with Max Cavalera and Igor Cavalera of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY at this year's Download festival, which was held June 13-15 at Donington Park, Leicestershire, UK. Watch the chat in two parts below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY recently tapped Johny Chow (a.k.a. John Mark Bechtel; FIREBALL MINISTRY, SOULS OF WE, ex-SYSTEMATIC, MY RUIN) to ...

Read more

Posted in: News