This weekend was eventful in terms of cancellations (Rock am Ring, Tbilisi Jam Fest) and Sepultura fans in Egypt also suffered. According to Ahram Online, Police forces stopped their show that was planned for Saturday 4th of June in Sheikh Zayed. General Ahmed Hegazy, head of the Giza Security Directorate, told them that police forces stormed into the villa and physically stopped the concert after necessary permissions for the show were not provided. This would be their first performance in Egypt.
Things have been quiet in the Kreator camp but they are about to get loud again. In early 2017, the German thrash giants will tour Europe in support of their upcoming, yet untitled new record. They will be accompanied by a varied billing. Brazilian pioneers Sepultura are announced to be direct support to the headliners, followed by Swedish melodic death metallers Soilwork and Belgium's death/grind outfit, Aborted. The successor of Phantom Antichrist (2012) is finally coming.
Sepultura have started to focus on their next album. Three years after they released The Mediator Between The Head And Hands Must Be The Heart, the Brazilians have started writing another chapter in their history, their upcoming album. You can follow the process on their official pages. So far, they have released the first pictures.
Last week, Brazilian metal icons Sepultura released their vinyl EP Sepultura Under My Skin to celebrate their 30th anniversary by thanking their fans in a special way. The band asked fans to contribute to the artwork for their EP. The artwork of this release is created by the tattoos of Sepultura fans all over the world. As for the music, the band just released a special lyric video, which contains other tattoos which can't be seen on the cover artwork of the EP. Check it out below and listen to the new song.
Sepultura have plenty of news to share these days. The Brazilian metallers are celebrating their 30th anniversary by releasing a special tribute to their fans. The band asked fans to contribute to the artwork for a new track, and the result is "Sepultura Under My Skin". The artwork for this historical release is created with the tattoos of Sepultura fans all over the world. See it below. Furthermore, you can check out the band's upcoming dates for Europe where they will be playing songs they normally don't perform.
Sepultura are celebrating their 30th anniversary with a tour in North America in May and June. The thrash legends released their first music 30 years ago in 1985, Bestial Devastation. Bassist Paulo Jr. remains the only original member in the band but there is also guitarist Andreas Kisser, who is in the band since 1987. Now they can't wait to travel in time through their history with their fans in the U.S. and Canada. Sepultura will join forces with the mighty Destruction and Arsis, as well as Boris The Blade, The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, Micawber, and Starkill as rotating openers. See the dates below and join the celebration.
Original Sepultura drummer Igor Cavalera, now in Cavalera Conspiracy with his brother Max Cavalera, recently opened the door to a reunion of the classic Sepultura line-up. The topic never really goes away and Igor said in an interview that he hoped that the reunion would happen someday. Now former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera has responded and tells that a classic lineup reunion won't take place and he's happy to leave it in the past.
Rocket 88 will publish the first English-language edition of Relentless: Thirty Years Of Sepultura. In the first complete biography of metal legends Sepultura's epic career, Sao Paulo-based US author Jason Korolenko tells the remarkable story of how Brazil's biggest musical act came to sell over 20 million albums worldwide.
"Da Lama ao Caos" [Chico Science & Nação Zumbi cover], is a brand new official video, premiered by Brazilians Sepultura, and is now available for streaming below. This cover track is taken off the band's latest effort, The Mediator Between The Head And Hands Must Be The Heart, released back in October 2013 via Nuclear Blast Records.
Sepultura set out to push some buttons with their new video for the new track "The Vatican". This song appears on their newest release The Mediator Between The Head And Hands Must Be The Heart and today the thrash metal band premiered the video for it. Rafael Kent directed the video for Okent Films and you can watch it here. Guitarist Andreas Kisser has described the song "The Vatican" as "one of the tracks that has some death metal influences, whose lyrics tell the story of how the Vatican was created, filled with blood, orgy, murders, corruption, adultery... it's one of the most evil and perverse lyrics I ever wrote."
It is not good news, guys. Ah, the visas, always the visas. Brazilians Sepultura have announced that their upcoming North American tour has been cancelled due to delay in obtaining visas. The band just released their new album The Mediator Between The Head And Hands Must Be The Heart and would be touring in support of it.
Sepultura's new album with one of the longest titles of the year, The Mediator Between The Head And Hands Must Be The Heart, came out yesterday in Europe via Nuclear Blast. The band will be streaming their new album until November 1st, 2013 at this location. The record comes out next Monday the 28th of October in the UK and on the 29th of October in North America.
If you were hoping to see Sepultura playing in Europe again, you might get lucky. The band has just announced dates for next February/March. A hand-picked triumvirate will support Sepultura on their upcoming European headliner tour. Among them are Dutch warbeasts Legion Of The Damned, Flotsam & Jetsam and the openers of the tour are the youngsters of the line up at the same time: Mortillery from Canada. The Brazilian thrashers will present their new album The Mediator Between The Head And Hands Must Be The Heart.
Prepare your neck because Sepultura have just premiered their brand new song "The Age Of The Atheist". Satisfy your curiosity about the new tune on the video below. The thrash icons will release this new single digitally and on colored vinyl on September 27th via Nuclear Blast. Apart from the single, the song "The Age Of The Atheist" will appear on their upcoming album The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart out on October 25th. Was it good?
Legendary thrashers Sepultura will soon release their new album The Mediator Between The Head And Hands Must Be The Heart and are already preparing live shows to support it. Sepultura will be headlining a North American tour which launches this fall in Hollywood, California on November 1st and travels across the US and Canada before touching down in Austin, Texas on November 24th. You can check the dates below. Joining the band on the Tsunami Of Metal Tour will be Unearth, Kataklysm, Joey Jordison's Scar The Martyr (select dates), Anciients (select dates), and openers Dark Sermon. All of these bands will have new material to present.