Hailing from Athens, Blame Kandinsky style themselves as the Greek lovechild of Botch and The Dillinger Escape Plan, and dropped their debut album Spotting Elegance back in 2017, before hitting some high-profile tours around Europe including a support slot with Cavalera Conspiracy.
We chatted with Igor “Iggor” Cavalera on the upcoming “Return Beneath Arise” with his brother Max Cavalera of Soulfly. We talked to the metal drumming legend about their upcoming tour celebrating Sepultura history, the early days of the band, recording “Beneath The Remains, and “Arise,” working with producer Scott Burns, being in a band with his Max Cavalera, classic Sepultura breakdowns, how his drumming has changed over the years, his web series on drumming, working with bassist Mike Leon (Soulfly) and drummer Daniel Gonzalez (Possessed/Gruesome), his other projects including Absent in Body (Relapse Records), and more! Continue reading →
Legendary thrash metal drummer Iggor Cavalera (Sepultura, Cavalera Conspiracy, MIXHELL) has launched a new video series on his recently launched YouTube channel – “Beneath The Drums,” where he breaks down his iconic drumbeats and songs. He is going to not only give the backstory on each track, but also perform a playthrough video of each song. In episode 1 he covers his Sepultura all-time great song, “Territory.”Continue reading →
Metal legend Max Cavalera, famous for his many bands such as founding Sepultura, Soulfly, Nailbomb, Cavalera Conspiracy, and Killer Be Killed and more has shared episode 3 of his “Max Trax web series. The third “Max Trax” episode, focusing on the Soulfly track “Rise Of The Fallen”, from the 2010 album “Omen”, can be seen below.
Metal legend Max Cavalera, famous for his many bands such as founding Sepultura, Soulfly, Nailbomb, Cavalera Conspiracy, and Killer Be Killed and more has announced the launch of “Max Trax”, a twice-weekly Internet video series in which he will discuss the inspiration for many of the songs spanning his nearly 40-year music career. Cavalera shared the news of his online project in a video message posted to Soulfly social media earlier today.Continue reading →
In a new interview with That Metal Interview, Max Cavalera has revealed that he and his brother Igor are planning a new US leg of their popular “Return Beneath Arise’ tour of their Sepultura classics, performing selections from Beneath The Remains and Arise (both Roadrunner Records). Previously they toured behind a “Return To Roots” tour performing all of that album. According to Max, these tours have taken the place of Cavalera Conspiracy albums and tours for now. In a 2019 interview with Ghost Cult (seen.below), Max told us that he has many musical projects in the works, including further Cavalera conspiracy albums. Continue reading →
In what is probably the biggest Who’s Who of heavy metal since Jimmy Bain, Vivian Campbell and Ronnie James Dio concocted the idea of Hear’n’Aid back during those halcyon days of hairspray and bulging spandex around 1985, Metal Allegiance continues to add name after name after name to its roster of well-respected contributors.Continue reading →
Hell yes! Soulfly/Cavalera Conspiracy guitarist Marc Rizzo has announced that his new solo album, Rotation, will hit stores on March 30th via Combat Records/EMP Label Group/Amped in North America, and Combat/SPV in Europe. Continue reading →
As the dust begins to settle on what will undoubtedly go down in a history as a fine year for heavy and progressive music, the Ghost Cult crew present our favourite albums of 2017. While a year with only a couple of genuine life-changing, genre redefiners, nevertheless 2017 has seen an absolute plethora of very, very high quality releases. With over 400 albums reviewed this year, at an average of 7.5/10, there was a deep pool of quality releases selected and dissected throughout the year. A genuinely democratic inner sanctum here, we now present Part 1 of an official Ghost Cult Album of the Year (2017) run down that s truly representative of Ghost Cult, our writers, and our musical position as a site. Please share your thoughts and comments on the music we collectively love, as we countdown from 50 through to 26…Continue reading →