sepultura in - CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, News

H.I.M.: New Studio Photos Posted Online

Finland's H.I.M. has posted several shots taken during its recent sessions at Finnvox studios in Helsinki via the group's official web site at this location. H.I.M. is currently recording its fourth full-length album, tentatively titled "Love Metal", with engineer Hiili Hiilesmaa, who produced the band's "Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666" debut. According to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA: New Songs Are 'Fast And Heavy'

SEPULTURA have come up with rough skeletons of eight new songs for their forthcoming album, tentatively scheduled to be recorded early next year for a spring/summer 2003 release. According to a message from the band's webmaster on their official web site, "the new songs are fast and heavy, but it's impossible to compare it to ...

Read more

Posted in: News

EMINENCE To Headline Colombian Festival

Brazil's EMINENCE, featuring former SEPULTURA guitarist Jairo Guedz on bass, will be headlining one of the biggest festivals in South America, Rock Al Parque 8, on November 10 in Bogotá, Colombia. 150,000 people are expected to attend the event, which will last several days. EMINENCE will also be performing in Presidente Prudente, São Paulo on ...

Read more

Posted in: News

DAVE GROHL Nixes UNLEASHED Frontman For PROBOT Project Over Questionable Politics

FOO FIGHTERS mainman Dave Grohl contemplated approaching UNLEASHED frontman Johnny Hedlund to contribute lead vocals to one of the songs for his upcoming metal project, PROBOT, but changed his mind after learning of the Swedish death metal vocalist's rumored Nazi leanings, Grohl revealed in an interview with Sweden's Close-Up magazine. "I love UNLEASHED's music — ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Join SPV Family

As first reported here back in early July, SEPULTURA have now officially signed a European record deal with SPV/Steamhammer Records. The group's first release for the label will be an EP of cover songs, titled "Revolusongs", due before the end of the year. "SPV is excited about their latest signing, and welcomes SEPULTURA ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Announce Title For EP, Continue Work On Album

SEPULTURA have set Revolusongs as the title of the their recently-completed covers EP, due before the end of the year through SPV/Steamhammer Records in Europe, JVC Records in Japan, FNM/Universal Records in Brazil, and an as-yet-undisclosed "major" label in North America. SEPULTURA are currently working on the material for their next full-length effort, which they ...

Read more

Posted in: News

NAPALM DEATH Announce European Dates

NAPALM DEATH have lined up the following European dates during November/December: Nov. 13 - Helsinki, FIN @ TBA Nov. 14 - Jyvaskyla, FIN @ TBA Nov. 15 - Tamperg, FIN @ TBA Dec. 01 - Krefeld, GER @ Kulturfabrik Dec. 03 - Hamburg, GER @ Schlacthof Dec. 04 - Frankfurt, GER @ Batschkapp Dec. 05 ...

Read more

Posted in: News

H.I.M. Begin Work On New Album

Finland's H.I.M. have entered Finnvox studios in Helsinki to record their fourth full-length album, tentatively titled Love Metal. Hiili Hiilesmaa, who produced the band's Greatest Love Songs Vol. 666 debut is engineering the effort. According to the band's official web site, the basic recordings of at least 11 new songs will be done before the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CRAZY TOWN To Issue 'Darkhorse' In November

CRAZY TOWN have set Darkhorse as the title of their sophomore album, due on November 12th via Columbia Records. Darkhorse was produced by Howard Benson (P.O.D., SEPULTURA, SKINDRED) and is the follow-up to CRAZY TOWN's 1999 debut, The Gift Of Game. Among the collaborators in the studio was WEEZER frontman Rivers Cuomo, who added a ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Guitarist Jams Out On Rock Classics During Online Chat

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser and his solo band, dubbed BRASIL ROCK STARS, performed five songs live in the studio during an online chat with Brazilian web portal Terra on Thursday, September 19th. The group — who are scheduled to appear at Via Funchal in São Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday, September 25th — played covers of ...

Read more

Posted in: News

REVEILLE's Fill-In Guitarist Becomes Official Member

REVEILLE have recruited guitarist Chris Turner as a replacement for Greg Sullivan, who left the group in January due to musical differences. "We are very pleased to say that we have taken the final step with Chris Turner and have made him an official member of REVEILLE," the band said in an official statement. "We ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Guitarist To Partake In Online Chat

SEPULTURA's Andreas Kisser will be chatting with Brazilian fans (in Portuguese) at the Terra web portal this Thursday, September 19th, at 12:00AM (GMT), about his upcoming "solo" performance at Via Funchal in São Paulo, Brazil. Scheduled to take place on Wednesday, September 25th, Kisser's appearance at Via Funchal will reportedly feature the guitarist's ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SYSTEMATIC Recruit Former ECHO 3/MAXIMUM PENALTY Bassist

San Francisco Bay Area's SYSTEMATIC have reportedly recruited former ECHO 3/MAXIMUM PENALTY bassist John Mark Bechtel (a.k.a. Johnny Chow) to replace Nick St. Denis, who left the group earlier in the year (he has since joined PRIMATE as that band's second guitarist). As previously reported, SYSTEMATIC will begin recording their much-anticipated sophomore release on September ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Guitarist Announces Solo Appearance

SEPULTURA guitarist Andreas Kisser will be accompanied by undisclosed "guests" during his "solo" appearance at Via Funchal in São Paulo, Brazil on Wednesday, September 25th. It is expected that Kisser will perform a set composed largely of blues-based selections, as he has during several other local appearances over the course of the last several months. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

CRAZY TOWN Set To Return '…From Nowhere' In November

CRAZY TOWN will release their new single, "Drowning", to radio stations on October 15th. The band are planning to release their new album, Nothing Comes From Nowhere, in November through Columbia Records. Nothing... was produced by Howard Benson (P.O.D., SEPULTURA, SKINDRED) and is the follow-up to CRAZY TOWN's 1999 debut, The Gift Of Game. Among ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Play Final Show Of 'Nation' Tour

SEPULTURA played for 35,000 people on the second day of the Pop Rock Festival in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais in Brazil on Sunday, September 8th. According to the group's official web site, the guys did the soundcheck really early and got up on stage at 5:45 PM to play the last show of the Nation ...

Read more

Posted in: News

VOIVOD Set Tentative Release Date For Comeback CD

VOIVOD are tentatively planning on releasing their next studio effort on March 4th, 2003, according to former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted, who will play bass on and co-produce the album. Vocalist Snake (a.k.a. Denis Belanger), drummer Away (a.k.a. Michel Langevin) and guitarist Piggy (a.k.a. Denis D'Amour) are currently composing and demoing the material for the ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SYSTEMATIC To Begin Recording Sophomore CD, Former Bassist Not A Member Of DOPESICK

SYSTEMATIC will begin recording their much-anticipated sophomore release on September 23rd in Los Angeles, according to the group's official web site. The album — the group's first to feature former SLAYER drummer Paul Bostaph — will be produced by Howard Benson, who had previously worked with P.O.D., MOTÖRHEAD, SEPULTURA and CRAZY TOWN, among others. An ...

Read more

Posted in: News

Former METALLICA Bassist To Release Much-Circulated Demos

Former METALLICA bassist Jason Newsted will be releasing a six-song split CD from two of his long-running projects — IR8 and SEXOTURICA — through his own Chophouse imprint, according to the label's web site. IR8's three-tracker, which was recorded in 1994, features Newsted, Tom Hunting of the Bay Area thrash band EXODUS and Canadian STRAPPING ...

Read more

Posted in: News

FEAR FACTORY Bassist Assumes Guitarist Role In Revamped Band

Christian Olde Wolbers, who handled the bass duties in FEAR FACTORY for the last nine years of the group's existence, has assumed the role of guitarist in the newly-revamped version of the band, which also includes drummer Raymond Herrera and vocalist Burton C. Bell, BLABBERMOUTH.NET can exclusively reveal. The trio — who are still contractually ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA: New Live Mp3 Posted Online

A full-length MP3 of the track "Roots Bloody Roots", taken from SEPULTURA's forthcoming Under A Pale Grey Sky live album, can be downloaded from this location. As previously reported, Under A Pale Grey Sky is a recorded document of the last-ever performance of the classic SEPULTURA line-up of Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Igor Cavalera ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Launch Covers EP Artwork Contest

SEPULTURA have launched a contest for fans to come up with the cover artwork for the forthcoming EP of covers, which was recently completed at a Brazilian studio for an October release. The winner will be selected after an unspecified period of time and will receive a "special SEPULTURA package." To check out other proposals ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Finish Recording Covers EP

SEPULTURA have completed the recording process for their upcoming covers EP at Trama studios in São Paulo, Brazil with producer Steve Evetts (i.e. EARTH CRISIS, SNAPCASE) and are currently mixing the CD for a tentative October release. The complete track listing for the EP is as follows: 01. Mongoloid (DEVO) 02. Angel (MASSIVE ATTACK) 03. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

SEPULTURA Set Release Dates For Live CD, DVD

SEPULTURA's forthcoming live CD, entitled Under A Pale Grey Sky, is scheduled for release on September 24th through Roadrunner Records. As previously reported, Under A Pale Grey Sky is a recorded document of the last-ever performance of the classic SEPULTURA line-up of Max Cavalera (guitar/vocals), Igor Cavalera (drums), Andreas Kisser (guitar) and Paulo Pinto Jr. ...

Read more

Posted in: News

MACHINE HEAD Commence Mixing Live CD

MACHINE HEAD's as-yet-untitled live CD is currently being mixed by Colin Richardson and looks set to be completed by August 23rd, according to Roadrunner Records UK. An October 22nd release is expected. As reported here back on January 1st, the album was recorded at London's Brixton Academy on December 8th, 2001 and will ...

Read more

Posted in: News