I've been writing that the last few years have been a celebration of Max Cavalera and his incredible career in metal, first with the mighty Sepultura, and now with the Soulfly tribe. With "Ritual" being released last year, Soulfly now has 11 studio of albums just on its own. It's truly unbelievable. Below, in what is becoming a regular column here, Live Metal's Jeff Maki caught up once again with the iconic guitarist, vocalist and ambassador of metal, Max Cavalera. "Ritual," touring, and all things Soulfly are discussed. Plus, did anyone know that Max is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? I didn't. And is rock really "dead?" Max has the best answer we've heard yet. Read on ...
Swedish extreme tech-metal pioneers Meshuggah have announced they will perform a handful of special U.S. headlining dates with The Black Dahlia Murder this Spring to add to the four U.S. festivals previously announced.
Review by Greg Maki ------ If I had to pick a metal band that’s going to break out worldwide in the very near future, I wouldn’t bet against Jinjer. The Ukrainian act has picked up a lot of steam in the past couple years, touring Europe with Arch Enemy and Soilwork, and coming to North... Continue Reading →
Finland's melodic death superstars Children Of Bodom will release their tenth album, "Hexed," on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. Today, the band is proud to announce their Hexed 2019 North American Tour. The trek will kick off in Quebec City on March 13 and conclude in New York City on April 19th.
At long last, here is my Best of 2018. My criteria is simple: These are the albums that I listened to the most during the past year, had the biggest impact and that I'm still listening to now!
Behemoth have premiered their new official music video for “Ecclesia Diabolica Catholica,” taken from the band’s new album, "I Loved You At Your Darkest." Watch the video inside!
After a highly successful touring run across North America with Behemoth and Wolves In The Throne Room, Swedish melodic death metal pioneers At The Gates are not only starting a special short run of European dates today in Greece, but also announcing the release of two EP's for early January.
Behemoth’s recent intimate set from The House Of Strombo is now available to watch in full. The band were guests on the long-running Strombo Show, which is hosted by Canadian radio presenter George Stroumboulopoulos – and the intense and intimate seven-song performance was filmed and can be watched inside.
Finland's melodic death superstars Children Of Bodom are proud to the announce the release of their tenth album, “Hexed,” on March 8, 2019 via Nuclear Blast Records. See below for album art and tracklisting. COB frontman, guitarist, and mastermind Alexi Laiho comments, “People have said that the album is generally catchier. So I started thinking about that, perhaps the... Continue Reading →