CAVALERA, the project featuring SEPULTURA’s founding members Max Cavalera (guitar, vocals) and Igor “Iggor” Cavalera (drums), will embark on a European tour this fall
CAVALERA will be hitting the road in support of the re-recording of SEPULTURA‘s first EP “Bestial Devastation” (originally released in 1985) and debut full-length album “Morbid Visions” (1986),which was released on July 14 via Nuclear Blast.
“Morbid Devastation” European tour dates:
Nov. 09 – UK – Wolverhampton, Steel Mill
Nov. 10 – UK – Manchester, Academy
Nov. 11 – UK – London, Shepherd’s Bush Empire
Nov. 12 – FR – Lille, Aeronef
Nov. 13 – FR – Paris, La Machine
Nov. 15 – NL – Tilborg, 013
Nov. 16 – BE – Ghent, Vooruit
Nov. 17 – DE – Wiesbaden, Schlachthof
Nov. 18 – CH – Pratteln, Konzerfabrik
Nov. 20 – DK – Copenhagen, Pumphuset
Nov. 21 – NO – Oslo, Rockefeller
Nov. 22 – SWE Stockholm, Debaser
Nov. 24 – DE – Cologne, Kantine
Nov. 25 – DE – Leipizg, Hellraiser
Nov. 26 – DE – Berlin, Metropol
Nov. 27 – PL – Warsaw, Stodola
Nov. 28 – PL – Krakow, Studio
Nov. 29 – AT – Vienna, Szene
Nov. 30 – HUN – Budapest, Dure Kert
Dec. 02 – CZE – Winter Masters of Rock, Zlin
“Morbid Visions” and “Bestial Devastation” were re-recorded at The Platinum Underground. The albums were produced by Max Cavalera and Igor Cavalera while John Aquilino handled the engineering. Arthur Rizk was responsible for the mixing and mastering of both albums. CAVALERA enlisted Eliran Kantor to create the artwork for both albums.
Max previously commented: “As we get harder year after year, sometimes you’ve got to go back to where it all started! We re-recorded ‘Bestial Devastation’ and ‘Morbid Visions’ with the amazing sound of NOW, but with its raw and timeless spirit. The artwork reflects the times we’re living in right now…. Apocalyptic as hell! We also have two new tracks with riffs from those days, remembered by heart.”
Igor stated: “I always felt like the recordings of our earlier work didn’t do justice to the way we performed the songs. So, this is a very special moment in our lives that we are very proud to show you real fans our true representation of the amazing records ‘Bestial Devastation’ and ‘Morbid Visions’ with an insane visual identity… Enjoy and see you all in the pit.”
CAVALERA is set to commence the North American leg of the “Morbid Devastation” tour later this month. The extensive 40-date journey will commence on August 29th in Albuquerque and weave its way through notable cities like Chicago, Houston, Baltimore, and Denver before culminating on October 18th at The Wiltern in Los Angeles. Taking the stage alongside the brothers will be Igor Amadeus Cavalera (known for HEALING MAGIC and GO AHEAD AND DIE) on bass, while Travis Stone (renowned for his roles in PIG DESTROYER and DESOLUS) will command lead guitar duties. Each night of the tour package will feature opening acts EXHUMED and INCITE.
The story of SEPULTURA took an unexpected turn in 1996 when Max departed from the band, following a split with the rest of the group due to disagreements involving his wife Gloria’s management role. Igor, on the other hand, persevered with the band for another decade before parting ways and subsequently joining forces with Max to create the dynamic CAVALERA CONSPIRACY.
While SEPULTURA‘s dedicated fanbase has persisted steadfastly throughout the band’s nearly four decades of existence, it’s the Max-era albums “Roots” and “Chaos A.D.” that stand out as the pinnacle of the band’s commercial success. Both of these albums attained gold certification in the U.S., a testament to their impressive sales exceeding half a million copies.