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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Dutch TV Interview, Performance Footage Available

A short Dutch TV interview with CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums), along with professionally filmed video footage of the band's June 1, 2008 performance at the Pinkpop festival in Landgraaf, The Netherlands, can be viewed below. CAVALERA CONSPIRACY has tapped Johny Chow (a.k.a. John Mark Bechtel; FIREBALL MINISTRY, SOULS OF WE, ...

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MASTODON Stretches Out On 'Creepy' New Album

Jonathan Cohen of Billboard.com reports: Hard rock outfit MASTODON is five songs into its next Warner Bros. studio album, which the group is recording in its Atlanta hometown with producer Brendan O'Brien. Drummer Brann Dailor tells Billboard.com that so far, "everything sounds real creepy and spaced out and different." He's particularly enthused about ...

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Serbia's CASTLE FESTIVAL Cancelled

The 2008 edition of the Castle Festival, which was slated to take place July 1-5 at Smederevo Fortress in Serbia, has been cancelled. According to a posting on HELLOWEEN's web site, the festival was called off due to "the political situation and local incidents in the country." The following bands were scheduled to perform at ...

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SEPULTURA Laying Down Bass Tracks For New Album

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA entered the studio last month to begin recording their new album, which is based on the Anthony Burgess novel "A Clockwork Orange" (later turned into the classic film by Stanley Kubrick). Guitarist Andreas Kisser has finished recording all the guitar tracks for the CD, and Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr. "is killing the ...

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Win Chance To Meet CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's MAX And IGOR

In honor of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's forthcoming North American summer tour with THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, THROWDOWN, BURY YOUR DEAD and INCITE, the band is currently hosting a contest during the entire month of June and on into early July that awards one lucky participant and his or her friend at each stop along the way! ...

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ABORTED: 'Strychnine.213' Widget Available

European death metal butchers ABORTED, whose members hail from Belgium, France and UK, will release their sixth full-length album, "Strychnine.213", on June 24 via Century Media Records. A widget for the CD is available below. In addition to unveiling the album's macabre cover artwork by Colin Marks / Rain Song, ABORTED is currently streaming two ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: More Pro-Shot Footage From Holland's PINKPOP Festival Available

Professionally filmed video footage of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo performing the song "Must Kill" yesterday (Sunday, June 1) at the Pinkpop festival in Landgraaf, The Netherlands can be viewed below. Performance footage of the tracks "Sanctuary" and "Roots ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Pro-Shot Footage From Holland's PINKPOP Festival Available

Professionally filmed video footage of CAVALERA CONSPIRACY the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo performing the song "Sanctuary" earlier today (Sunday, June 1) at the Pinkpop festival in Landgraaf, The Netherlands can be viewed at the web site of VPRO's 3voor12 Dutch national ...

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FAIRYLAND Keyboardist Joins MAGIC KINGDOM

Philippe Giordana, keyboardist/backing vocalist for French symphonic metallers FAIRYLAND, has issued the following update: "Well, it's official I am now the keyboard player of MAGIC KINGDOM, very good band from Belgium fronted by mastermind Dushan Petrossi with no better singer than the excellent Olaf Hayer (it's also Max Leclercq's old band, but that's not relevant). ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Taps FIREBALL MINISTRY Bassist For European Tour

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has tapped Johny Chow (a.k.a. John Mark Bechtel; FIREBALL MINISTRY, SOULS OF WE, ex-SYSTEMATIC, MY RUIN) to play bass on the group's current European tour. Joe Duplantier of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA, ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY Plays First 'Official' Concert At Spain's ELECTRIC WEEKEND

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside vocalist Joe Duplantier (bass) of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA and SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo made its official live debut Friday night (May 30) at the Electric Weekend in Madrid, Spain. Photos of the concert are available ...

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SEPULTURA: Guitar Tracks For New Album Completed

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA entered the studio earlier in the month to begin recording their new album, which is based on the Anthony Burgess novel "A Clockwork Orange" (later turned into the classic film by Stanley Kubrick). According to a posting on the band's official web site, Andreas Kisser has finished recording all the guitar tracks ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's MAX And IGOR Interviewed On Spanish TV; Second Part Available

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's Max and Igor Cavalera were interviewed Wednesday night (May 28) on the Spanish late-night TV show "Noche Hache" on Cuatro TV. Watch the entire 11-minute chat below. (Note: The interview was conducted in Spanish/Portuguese.) CAVALERA CONSPIRACY will make its live debut today (Friday, May 30) at the Electric Weekend in Madrid, Spain. CAVALERA ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY: Cover Of POSSESSED's 'The Exorcist' Posted Online

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY the new project featuring SEPULTURA founding members Max (guitar, vocals) and Igor Cavalera (drums) alongside vocalist Joe Duplantier (bass) of the French progressive death metallers GOJIRA and SOULFLY guitarist Marc Rizzo has posted two outtakes/b-side tracks from the recording sessions for the group's debut album, "Inflikted", on the band's MySpace page. Check out ...

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CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's MAX And IGOR Interviewed On Spanish TV; Video Available

CAVALERA CONSPIRACY's Max and Igor Cavalera were interviewed last night (Wednesday, May 28) on the Spanish late-night TV show "Noche Hache" on Cuatro TV. Watch the five-and-a-half-minute segment below. (Note: The interview was conducted in Spanish/Portuguese.) CAVALERA CONSPIRACY will make its live debut tomorrow (Friday, May 30) at the Electric Weekend in Madrid, Spain. CAVALERA ...

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JUDAS PRIEST To Tour Australia With CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, DAYSEND

British heavy metal legends JUDAS PRIEST will bring their mammoth Priest Feast 2008 tour to Australian fans in September. The Priest Feast tour will showcase the band's hugely impressive legacy as well as new tracks from its forthcoming album "Nostradamus", which will be released in Australia by Sony BMG on June 14. JUDAS PRIEST will ...

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SACRED REICH to Support TESTAMENT In Arizona

Reactivated Arizona thrashers SACRED REICH will support TESTAMENT on Friday, August 29 at the Rialto Theatre in Tucson, Arizona. Upcoming SACRED REICH shows: Aug. 07 - Marquee Theatre- Tempe, AZ (D-Low Memeorial show with SOULFLY, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) Aug. 29 - Rialto Theatre - Tucson, AZ - (with TESTAMENT) Says the band, "These are the only ...

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SEPULTURA: Video Teaser For New Album Available

A two-minute video teaser for the forthcoming SEPULTURA album can be viewed below. The Brazilian band entered the studio this past week to begin recording the effort, which is based on the Anthony Burgess novel "A Clockwork Orange" (later turned into the classic film by Stanley Kubrick). An October release via SPV is expected. Check ...

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SEPULTURA Completes Drums For New Album

Brazilian thrashers SEPULTURA earlier in the week entered the studio to begin recording their new album, which is based on the Anthony Burgess novel "A Clockwork Orange" (later turned into the classic film by Stanley Kubrick). An October release via SPV is expected. Commented bassist Paulo Xisto Pinto Jr.: "The machine Jean [Dolabella, drums] has ...

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THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN: 'Black Bubblegum' Video Available

"Black Bubblegum", the new video from THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, can be viewed below. The second clip from the band's acclaimed new album, "Ire Works", was shot in Los Angeles, California with Ilan Sharone of Pneuamtic Pictures. THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN is currently finishing out its Australian and New Zealand headlining tour. The band will ...

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