Band Photo: Sepultura (?)
From: Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Last Known Status: Active
Latest Sepultura News
Below is our complete Sepultura news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.
Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.
Sepultura debuts a new lyric video for "I Am The Enemy", taken from the band's upcoming fourteenth studio album "Machine Messiah", which will arrive in stores on January 13th through Nuclear Blast.
Check out now "I Am The Enemy" below.
Says guitarist Andreas Kisser of the song: More...
Prong will be hitting the road next year alongside Testament and Sepultura. Tommy Victor comments on the upcoming live trek:
"Prong is absolutely ecstatic about being part of this upcoming Testament and Sepultura tour. We are totally honored to be supporting and sharing a stage with both these legendary bands! It's simply fantastic! Don't miss it! It's going to be great!"
4/6/17 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater
4/7/17 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey Live
4/8/17 San Antonio, TX Aztec Theater
4/9/17 Houston, TX House of Blues Houston
4/10/17 New Orleans, LA House of Blues New Orleans
4/12/17 Tampa, FL The Ritz Ybor
4/13/17 Ft Lauderdale, FL Culture Room
4/14/17 Orlando, FL House of Blues Orlando
4/15/17 Atlanta, GA The Center Stage
4/16/17 Charlotte, NC The Fillmore
4/19/17 Richmond, VA The National
4/20/17 Sayreville, NJ Starland Ballroom
4/21/17 Worcester, MA Metalfest at The Palladium
4/22/17 Long Island, NY The Paramount
4/23/17 Philadelphia, PA Electric Factory
4/24/17 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live!
4/26/17 Montreal, QC Metropolis
4/27/17 Toronto, ON Phoenix Concert Theatre
4/28/17 Detroit, MI The Majestic Theatre
4/29/17 Cincinnati, OH Bogarts
4/30/17 Cleveland, OH The Agora Theatre More...
Tge Brazilian heavy metal icons from Sepultura will unleash their upcoming studio album, "Machine Messiah," on January 13th through Nuclear Blast.
Today, the sixth studio episode comes online, which gives an insight in the lead guitar recording process. Check it out below.
Brazilian metal legends Sepultura has posted a new song online entitled, "I Am The Enemy," which appears on their forthcoming new album, "Machine Messiah." You can check it on Spotify now by clicking here or listen in below.
Guitarist Andreas Kisser stated: "The song 'I Am The Enemy' was one of the last songs we worked on before going to Sweden to record the album, it's really simple and straight forward with a strong influence of the hardcore scene of the 90's.
"The lyrics talk about ourselves as human beings, with concepts and pre-concepts implanted in our heads through education, religion, the environment and all of our own experiences. We are the problem and the solution, do not blame anything or anyone else but yourself, you are your own enemy. Face yourself, rethink your life and then you'll have a chance to make a better world for yourself.
"We are playing the song live already and the reaction is being amazing, now you all have the chance to listen to the album version, play it loud!" More...
Brazilian heavy metal band Sepultura will unleash upcoming studio album, "Machine Messiah," on January 13th through Nuclear Blast.
Today, the fifth studio episode arrives giveing an insight in the bass recording process. The album's full track listing is as follows:
1. Machine Messiah
2. I Am The Enemy
3. Phantom Self
5. Iceberg Dances
6. Sworn Oath
7. Resistant Parasites
8. Silent Violence
9. Vandals Nest
10. Cyber God More...
Brazilian heavy metal icons Sepultura released a special EP titled "Sepultura Under My Skin" last year, with a cover created around images of different tattoos sent in by fans.
To show more about the emergence of this release, the sixth and final part of a documentary clip edited and directed by D.O. Blackley (Her Name Is Murder Productions), has been launched today.
Last week, Sepultura also revealed the title of upcoming studio album, "Machine Messiah," which will be released on January 13th via Nuclear Blast Records. The album was produced by the band and Jens Borgen (Soilwork, Opeth, Katatonia, Amon Amarth) of Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden. More...
Brazilian heavy metal outfit Sepultura just revealed the title of upcoming studio album, "Machine Messiah." Inspired by the robotisation of our society, the album will be released on January 13th, 2017 via Nuclear Blast Records.
The album was produced by the band and Jens Borgen of Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden. Album artwork was created by Filipino artist Camille Della Rosa. Andreas Kisser states:
"I found the work of Camille Della Rosa during some research I was doing to look for alternative artists to work on the cover of our new album. I had the concept in my mind and the name of the album, Machine Messiah, but that didn’t matter much since I was looking for different styles and ideas, different artists. When I saw her paintings I was really impressed by her style, full of colours and meaning, very unique and alive! She comes from the Philippines, a place where we performed some years ago and we could feel the intensity of their culture, very powerful! She has that power in her paintings and drawings! More...
The Brazilian heavy metal icons from Sepultura released a special EP titled "Sepultura Under My Skin" last year, with a cover created around images of different tattoos that the band's fans sent in.
To show the fan base more about the emergence of this release, the second part of "Sepultura Under My Skin - The Mediator UK Tour 2015" has now come online, edited and directed by D.O. Blackley.
Missed the first part? It's still online at YouTube here.
Sepultura has premiered a new song entitled "I Am The Enemy" live during the band's July 2nd performance at the "Rock Al Parque" festival in Bogota, Colombia. The track is taken from the Sepultura's upcoming new album, which will be out in stores this October.
Check out now "I Am The Enemy" below.
Brazil’s Sepultura is currently in the studio recording a 14th studio album. Today, the band releases a new studio diary where guitarist Andreas Kisser and producer Jens Bogren discuss the rhythm guitar session. Check it out below.
For the upcoming album, Sepultrua enlisted producer Jens Bogren of Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden. The album is scheduled for a fall 2016 release.
Sepultura last released "The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be The Heart" on October 29th, 2013. Stay tuned for full details on the upcoming release. More...
In early 2017, German thrash giants Kreator will tour Europe in support of an upcoming, yet-untitled new record. Guitarist/singer Mille Petrozza and his crew will be accompanied by a varied as well as iconic billing.
Sepultura has been announced to be direct support to the headliners, followed by Swedish melodic death metallers Soilwork and Belgium’s finest death/grind outfit, Aborted.
Commented Mille Petrozza: "Finally we are gonna be back on a headlining tour through europe again. It will be more than two years by then since our last run and we have some amazing ideas for a new stage show, supporting our new album. It will be nothing less than spectacular, I promise! Looking forward to see all of you metal maniacs in 2017. And this will just be the beginning..." More...
Soulfly is streaming a new professionally filmed video clip performing the Sepultura classic "Roots Bloody Roots" on July 16, 2015 at the Resurrection Fest in Viveiro, Spain.
Check out now "Roots Bloody Roots" below.
Death should be credited with creating death metal, at least the old school style we recognize now, as they birthed the infamous Tampa, Florida sound. Bands such as Autopsy and Obituary—two of the forerunners—would not exist without Death. Death is not the true father of death metal, though. That distinction goes to Possessed. The California Bay Area group not only played a style of brutal, vicious metal, with loads of Satanic imagery, they also coined the term “death metal” on the “Seven Churches” album.
Around 1985, albums similar to “Slowly We Rot” (Obituary) and “Mental Funeral” (Autopsy) simply did not exist. Thrash was the fasted, craziest music around. Of course Possessed has already been mentioned, but the influence of Slayer, who obviously influenced Possessed, can not be under recognized. Where Possessed was different was they used a rougher production. Dark Angel, whose drummer, Gene Hoglan, would go on to be one of the most heralded drummers in the metal biz, certainly showed a good dose of Slayer in their sound. In the beginning, Slayer was nothing more than a faster, nefarious, more solo-oriented Venom protégé. More...
In a short Facebook update, Brazilian metal legends Sepultura announced that they have begun work on their next studio album, which is as yet untitled. A statement from the band reads as follows:
"February has been really special. Besides the celebration of the 20th anniversary of Roots, we started writing another chapter in our history. We've just started the writing process of our upcoming album and you'll know every step of it. Stay tuned!"
This will be Sepultura's first full length album since 2013's, "The Mediator Between Head and Hands Must Be the Heart" and their third for Nuclear Blast Records. More information will be revealed as it becomes available.
The music world was rocked last night when news hit of Lemmy's death a the age of 70.
Since then, there has been an outpouring of support for his band members and family, as well as many bands and fans sharing their favorite memories of the rock 'n roll icon. Below you can find a sampling of such stories shared by bands across the metal spectrum.
Saxon's Biff Byford: "I knew Lemmy for 36 years - if you were his friend you were his friend for life. He has dealt his last card; he was a defiant rebel to the end who loved his music and never compromised. My heart goes out to his family and friends. The Motörhead organisation are in mourning for their friend and mentor to the management and their fantastic crew. Let's remember Lemmy as he wanted to be: as an iconic song writer and lyricists and R&R rebel. I'm sure Phil and Micky are in shock this was their greatest tour, and I watched them play every night & they sounded great sad sad day. Wherever you are mate give em hell." More...
While we’re all still reeling from the news of Lemmy's death, the metal world is paying tribute to the legendary Motörhead bassist/singer.
Dozens of metal celebrities have been posting a few words and personal memories in his honor.
A few highlights from the flood of posts can be found below:
Lost one of my best friends, Lemmy, today. He will be sadly missed. He was a warrior and a legend. I will see you on the other side.— Ozzy Osbourne (@OzzyOsbourne) December 29, 2015
Lemmy, you are one of the primary reasons this band exists. We're forever grateful for all of your inspiration. RIP pic.twitter.com/WC1csn5F5x— Metallica (@Metallica) December 29, 2015
Acclaimed Baltimore death metal outfit Misery Index just released a cover of the Sepultura classic "Primitive Future" as the latest installment of Decibel Magazine's Flexi series. Check out Misery Index's version below.
Misery Index is also currently touring North America as part of the "Infernus Tour 2015" with Hate Eternal and Beyond Creation. The tour stops in Portland, OR tonight, and runs through November 25, 2015.
Nov. 12 Portland, OR @ Dante's
Nov. 13 Petaluma, CA @ The Phoenix Theater
Nov. 14 Glendale, CA @ Complex
Nov. 15 Tempe, AZ @ Club Red Theaters
Nov. 16 Las Vegas, NV @ LVCS
Nov. 18 Denver, CO @ Marquis Theatre
Nov. 19 Lubbock,TX @ Depot Obar Live
Nov. 20 Ft Worth, TX @ Tomcats West 5
Nov. 21 Austin, TX @ Dirty Dog Bar
Nov. 22 New Orleans, LA @ Siberia
*Nov. 24 St Petersburg, FL @ State Theatre Saint
*Nov. 25 Sanford, FL @ West End Trading Co.
* Hate Eternal only More...
Metal Allegiance premieres another new music video for the band's cover of Dio's “We Rock“, taken from the band's self-titled debut album, which is out now in stores via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The supergroup's core musicians include Megadeth‘s David Ellefson, Testament‘s Alex Skolnick and Mike Portnoy of The Winery Dogs/ex-Dream Theater.
Joining them on "We Rock" are Mark Osegueda (Death Angel), Chris Jericho (Fozzy), Tim "Ripper" Owens (ex-Judas Priest), Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy), Chuck Billy (Testament), Steve “Zetro” Souza (Exodus), Andreas Kisser (Sepultura), Phil Demmel (Machine Head) and Gary Holt (Slayer/Exodus) with additional lead guitars.
Check it out now below.
Sepultura is streaming pro-shot drum-cam footage showcasing drummer Eloy Casagrande performing the song "Propaganda" with the band at Fabryka club in Krakow, Poland on August 3rd, 2015 (courtesy of "Drummers From Hell").
Check out now the clip below.
Each episode of Bus Invaders takes you inside the touring vehicle of one of today's top touring acts. In this episode, the Brazilian heavy metal band, Sepultura, takes you inside the group's bus during recent 30th anniversary North American tour dates with Destruction, Arsis, Boris The Blade, The Last Ten Seconds of Life, Starkill and Micawber.