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Formed: 1984
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.

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Band Lineup Announced For Eisenwahn Festival

Germany's Eisenwahn Festival will take place from July 29th until July 30th at the motocross racetrack of Obersinn.

Legion of the Damned will perform along with bands such as Sepultura, Amagortis, Benediction, Bigball, Clitsplit, Cripper, Debauchery, Die Grauen Herren, Heretic Soul, Hour Of Penance, Jack Slater, Kraanium, Negator, Onslaught, Tankard, The Crown, The Sickening, Torture Squad, and Trinity Site.

For further information on the Eisenwahn festival navigate over to this location.

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Cavalera Conspiracy Performs Sepultura Cover

New fan-filmed live footage has made its way online featuring thrash metallers Cavalera Conspiracy. The clip features the and performing "Troops Of Doom" during its June 14, 2011 performance at Klub Stodola in Warsaw, Poland. You can check out the clip in the player provided below.

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Straight Line Stitch Posts Sepultura Cover

American modern metal act Straight Line Stitch has posted a new cover song online for streaming. The cover is of the Sepultura track "Attitude" and can be streamed in the player below. The track is a b-side from the band's recording sessions for its latest full length record "The Fight Of Our Lives."

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Sepultura Posts Another New Song Online

Brazilian thrash metal legends Sepultura have posted another new song online from their forthcoming new studio album, "Kairos," for free streaming. You can check out the song, "Mask" by heading over to MetalSucks.net.

"Kairos" will be Sepultura's first album for the band's new record label, Nuclear Blast and the second to include new member Jean Dolabella, who replaced founding drummer Igor Cavalera in 2007. It will be released in Europe on June 24th with a North American release of July 12th to follow.

The previously uploaded title track from "Kairos" is also still available for streaming by navigating your browser here.

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Sepultura Video Interview Available

A new video interview featuring Sepultura's Andreas Kisser has been posted online. You can view the chat, which comes courtesy of Beholder Media, in the player below.

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Sepultura Drum Cam Footage Posted Online

A new drum cam video has been posted online that features Sepultura drummer Jean Dolabella performing the band's new single "Kairos." You can check out the video, which comes courtesy of Sick Drummer Magazine, in the player below.

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Sepultura Posts Tour Video Update

Sepultura's Andreas Kisser has checked in from the band's North American tour with a new video update, which can be viewed below.

You can also check out the artwork for Sepultura's new album "Kairos" here, or listen to the title track at this location. The album will be released on June 24th in Europe with a North American release of July 12th to follow.

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Sepultura Video Interview Available

BrutalBroadcast.com has posted a video interview online with Sepultura's Andreas Kisser, in which he discusses the departure of Max and Igor, as well as the band's new album. You can check out the clip below.

Sepultura also recently posted the title track from the new album "Kairos" online, which can be heard here. The album will be released on June 24th in Europe with a North American release of July 12th to follow.

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Sepultura Posts New Song Online

Brazilian metal legends Sepultura has posted the title track from their forthcoming new studio album, "Kairos" online. You can check it out below. The album will be the group's first for their new label, Nuclear Blast Records and will be released on June 24th in Europe with a North American release of July 12th to follow. More...

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Sepultura To Offer Live Stream Of Upcoming Concert

Veterans Sepultura have announced that it will be featuring a live stream of its May 14, 2011 concert appearance at The Knitting Factory in Spokane, Washington. Opening acts Belphegor and Keep of Kalessin will also be taking part in the free online stream. Viewers can access the show at this location starting at 8:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time and 11:00 p.m. Eastern.

Sepultura is set to release its new album, titled "Kairos," on July 12, 2011 in North America through Nuclear Blast Records. You can view the album's track listing below. More...

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System Of A Down Added To Rock In Rio 2011

Reunited nu-metal act System of a Down has announced that it will be participating in the forthcoming Rock In Rio festival. The 2011 edition of the event is set to take place between September 23 - October 2, 2011 in Olympic Park, Barra da Tijuca/Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Other notable acts scheduled to appear include;


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Sepultura Reveals New Album Artwork

Brazilian thrash metal legends Sepultura has revealed the front cover artwork for their forthcoming new studio album, "Kairos." You can check it out below. The album will be the group's first for their new record label Nuclear Blast and will be released in Europe on June 24th and then in North America on July 12th.

Speaking on the artwork, artist Eric Sayers commented: "I started by researching Kairos for images and meaning as soon as the band gave me the title. Kairos is about time, the actions we take, and the positive or negative repercussions that follow. I knew the image would have wings. I also knew I would somehow need to represent time, but in a way that is timeless. Speaking with Andreas, he had an idea for a gel skull. I was uncertain how I would make that happen, but I did and it is unique. Actions and their repercussions are represented by the arms, transitioning from the strong healthy arm on top and the decrepit hand below. The background is made from a couple of photos I took on a recent trip to Morocco. They give the composition a mystical quality. It was an honor for me to work with Sepultura. I am a long-time fan of this legendary band." More...

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Sepultura Reveals New Album Release Date

Brazilian thrash metal legends Sepultura have announced that their forthcoming new studio album, "Kairos," will be released through Nuclear Blast Records on June 24th in Europe, with a North American release date of July 12th to follow. The group has also revealed the album's track listing, which is as follows:

Kairos Deluxe Edition:
Just One Fix (Ministry Cover)
Born Strong
Embrace The Storm
No One Will Stand
Structure Violence (Azzes)'

Bonus Tracks:
Firestarter (The Prodigy cover)
Point Of No Return
Plus bonus making of DVD

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The Unabomber Files Post New Songs Online

The Unabomber Files, the new side-project from Sepultura bassist Paul Xisto Pinto Jr, has posted three new songs online for streaming. You can check out the songs in the soundcloud players below.

The Unabomber Files - Borderline by theunabomberfiles

The Unabomber Files - The Clown by theunabomberfiles

The Unabomber Files - Buried in my bunker by theunabomberfiles

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Sepultura Performs Another New Song Live

A video of Brazilian metal legends Sepultura performing another new song live has been posted online via YouTube. You can check out the band performing the title track from their new album, "Kairos" below. "Kairos" will be released this Summer through Nuclear Blast Records, Sepultura's first release through the label. More...

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Three More Bands Confirmed For Brutal Assault 2011

The organisers of the Czech Republic's Brutal Assault festival has announced a further three confirmations for this year's event. Newly added to the bill are Scottish hardcore punk/crossover thrash legends The Exploited, Bay Area thrash veterans Forbidden and American mathcore outfit The Dillinger Escape Plan. The festival will take place from August 11th-13th in Josefov, Czech Republic.

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Sepultura To Release Live Orchestra CD/DVD

It has been revealed that veterans Sepultura will be releasing its very own special live CD/DVD set in the near future, featuring a full orchestra. The band was joined at a concert on the streets of downtown Sao Paulo by the Orquestra Experimental de Repertório of Brazil. You can view video footage of the event in the player below.

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Sepultura Performs New Song Live

Fan filmed footage of Brazilian metal legends Sepultura performing a new song entitled, "Seethe" has been posted online via YouTube and is available to watch below. The song is expected to be included on the band's forthcoming new studio album, "Kairos," which will be Sepultura's first release through Nuclear Blast Records.

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Bonded By Blood Introduces New Touring Lineup

Southern California thrashers Bonded By Blood have announced the friendly departure of Alex Lee (guitar) and Jerry Garcia (bass). Brandon Gullin (Avenger of Blood) and Ben Bennet (Warbringer) will fill in the vacated spots on the band's upcoming North American tour supporting Sepultura.

Carlos Regalado, Juan Juarez and Mauro Gonzalez, Bonded By Blood's remaining members, have released the following statement:

"Bonded By Blood has gone through so many changes in the last couple of years while playing amazing festivals, touring the entire United States, Europe and Canada dozens of times, and enjoying the time with new and old friends and fans all over the world who mean the most to us. We first lost our original bass player, Ruben Dominguez back in 2009, then singer Jose Barrales left the band in 2010, but each was replaced with new members and the group marched on. Now, we regret to announce that Alex Lee (guitar) and Jerry Garcia (bass) are also stepping away from BBB. We will miss them just as much as we miss Ruben and Jose, and this band will not be the same without them, but the three of us that are left in Bonded By Blood hope that everyone who enjoys this band can understand that changes are inevitable. As much as we want to keep an 'original line-up', things happen that you just can't control.

"We hope all our friends, fans and fellow musicians can still give us the warm welcome we always received and still support us in these hard times while we rebuild the band as we all need all the support we can get. Thankfully, some new friends stepped up and are working hard to help us do the Sepultura tour, so big thanks to Ben Bennet (from Smog and formerly Warbringer) and Brandon Gulling (of Malus Rex and the recently reformed Avenger of Blood), who will be filling in on bass and rhythm guitar respectively while we keep together what is left of Bonded By Blood. We hope to see you all on the road again; it's not going to be the same without our old friends up there with us... But shit happens."

Alex Lee comments on leaving Bonded By Blood:

"With Jose leaving the band followed by my own parting, I want to assure you all that it is not a coincidence, nor is it a fluke. Being a guitarist, I have always been interested in playing other styles of music and not only thrash. Don't get me wrong, I love my thrash music, but I honestly see myself being suited better with another band or type of music than what I have been doing with Bonded By Blood. It has been one of the hardest decisions of my life, due to the fact that this was the first band that I was in or established, but now I feel that it's my time to move on and to continue my progress on a new path. I wish Bonded the best of luck and I know they can succeed. As for the fans, I know they won't truly understand, they can either hate me or follow me, but I hope they will continue listening to and seeing Bonded live, for I believe that they will hold strong for years to come. You guys were the best and thanks for the great years!"

Jerry Garcia reflects on his time with Bonded By Blood and his exit:

"Being part of Bonded By Blood for almost two years now has been the best experience of my life. I've seen and done things that I could have only dreamed of. I had the honor of sharing the stage with some of the most talented musicians in the world, including the ones in my band. Everything I experienced will be something that I will cherish for a lifetime. However, as time goes by and life begins to unfold, certain things begin to become very evident and downright inevitable. Bonded By Blood is more than just a band, it's a spirit and it transcends any single individual person or band member.

"I want to thank each and every single one of you that ever supported me and the guys in doing what we do best in life, and that is music. There is no better feeling in the world than to bring happiness to someone through music. It is an incredibly humbling experience that I never took for granted. I am not sad, nor am I disappointed in my departure from the band. I see it as a fresh start to another chapter in my random life. As for me... Well, I'll be around - music is something that is essential to my life. I cherished the good, learned from the bad and realized that in life, 'the only constant is change'.

"One last thank you to everyone that showed me kindness on and off the road, so thanks to Juan, Carlos, Alex, Mauro, Marco, Talita and the rest of the Earache gang including Anthony, every band I toured with, and most of all the fans! See ya!"

Bonded By Blood recently finished a co-headlining European tour with Lazarus A.D. Go to this location to view Sepultura, Hate, Keep of Kelessin and Bonded By Blood tour dates.

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Sepultura: The Reunion Illusion

Posting news about Sepultura is something that I always enjoy, because they're one of my absolute favourite bands, and dread because I know of the written onslaught that will follow with each and every article. For those of you who are unaware of why this may be, the diatribes that come with the articles and the background, permit me to shed some light on the subject.

Sepultura is a heavy metal band that formed in Belo Horizonte, Brazil in 1984 by brothers Max and Igor Cavalera and bass player Paulo Xisto Jr, as well as a guitarist called Jairo Guedes. After releasing an EP called, "Bestial Devastation" in 1985 and a full length, "Morbid Visions" in 1986, they split with Guedes and recruited guitarist Andreas Kisser. This lineup of the band released several more albums and became one of the most well known bands to ever come from Brazil. They gained worldwide recognition for their album, "Chaos A.D." in 1993, which is considered their best album by many fans, and expanded their reputation as metal superstars with their 1996 album, "Roots," becoming one of the few metal bands to find success in the 90s along with Pantera and Machine Head. At the end of 1996, Max Cavalera, the group's singer and rhythm guitarist, left the band as a result of the other members not wishing to extend the contract of their manager, who was/is also Max's wife. Following this, the band recruited a new singer in American born, Derrick Green. Since then, the band has received a huge backlash from fans because of the lineup change, with many calling on the band to change their name, especially since drummer Igor Cavalera left in 2006 and daily pleas to reunite the classic Cavalera/Cavalera/Kisser/Xisto lineup. For many people however, it seems they don't even know why they feel the urge to demand a reunion, except that they want to see the classic lineup live... maybe. In this article, I'm going to attempt to explain why I think a Sepultura reunion wouldn't work, why people are wrong to demand it and what the alternatives are. More...

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