Tag: Sepultura

Riff Police! Pull Over! #122: Ektomorf Vs Sepultura!

Essentially masterminded by vocalist and guitarist Zoltán Farkas, the soul founding member of a band that has has had a revolving door of musicians over the past 27 years, Ektomorf began life back in 1993 in the small city of Mezőkovácsháza near the Hungarian border with Romania. 16 band members and 14 albums through 7

Interview: “Quadra” Q&A part #22 from Sepultura!

This weeks 22nd edition of the “Quadra” Q&A series from Brazilian Thrash Gods Sepultura has seen vocalist Derrick Green and guitarist Andreas Kisser turn their focus from musicians to ecological issues. The pair speak to Mitch Anderson from Amazon Frontlines, Carolina Castro from Sea Shepherd as well as Brazilian journalist André Trigueiro in a fascinating

Review: “The Suffering” by Soulwound

When a bands mission statement reads “Pure f***ing metal from Kouvola, Finland, Fast, heavy and aggressive. No compromises.” and they cite influences in Sepultura, Fear Factory, Slayer, Machine Head, Testament and Death, it makes for a mouthwatering prospect, especially for fans of 90’s era Roadrunner Records Metal. Soulwound have been grinding their axe since their

Interview: “Quadra” Q&A part #21 from Sepultura!

It was only ever a matter of time before Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser contacted his friend and Megadeth bassist Dave Ellefson to appear on the bands Q&A interview series and at week #21 there is no better time. Not only do we get to hear the bands chat about their illustrious careers but Ellefson then

Review: “The Entombment Of Chaos” by Skeletal Remains

Originally forming as Anthropophagy in 2011, Californian Death Metal quartet Skeletal Remains, now comprising – Chris Monroy (Vocals and Guitars), Mike De La O (Guitars), Noah Young (Bass) and Charlie Koryn (Drums) – have spent the better part of the last decade playing shows across the US, Europe and Japan having unleashed a trio of

NEWS: “Deconstructing Self-Destruction” with Killer Be Killed!

Six years after their debut self titled album, supergroup Killer Be Killed have announced  20th November will see their sophomore record “Reluctant Hero” arriving via Nuclear Blast. The band who comprise Max Cavalera of Soulfly, Sepultura and Cavalera Conspiracy fame alongside Tory Sanders of Mastodon, former The Dillinger Escape Plan vocalist Greg Puciato and Ben

Interview: “Quadra” Q&A part #20 from Sepultura!

It’s hard to believe but it’s now week #20 of the Q&A series that sees Brazilian Metal legends Sepultura chat to a whole host of guests about all manor of musical endeavors. In this episode Mark Jansen of Epica and Rafael Bittencourt of Angra chat to guitarist Andreas Kisser and vocalist Derrick Green before Bittencourt

Interview: “Quadra” Q&A part #19 from Sepultura!

You know the drill by now. Sepultura have been doing a Q&A each week with some impressive and some surprising guests before performing a track live in rehearsal that sees one or more guests join them. This time out Andreas Kisser and Paulo Xisto are joined by Testament & Metal Allegiance guitarist Alex Skolnick for

Review: “Thrash Impact” by Psychoïd

Originally formed back in 2006 in Paris,  Psychoïd are a Thrash Metal quartet with influences as you might expect from the big four as well as likes of Sepultura. Their first EP entitled “Thrash Test” didn’t appear until 2016 due to line up issues but brought them some critical acclaim as they defended it on stages

Interview: “Quadra” Q&A part #18 from Sepultura!

Just look at the guests who have appeared over past 17 weeks in both the Sepultura Q&A and the rehearsal style playthrough performances; João Gordo (Ratos de Porão), Billy Gould (Faith No More), Mike Portnoy (Dream Theatre, Avenged Sevenfold, Adrenaline Mob), Zé Ramalho, Scott Ian (Anthrax), Roy Mayorga (Soulfly, Stone Sour), Jason Bittner & Felipe