Metal Wani’s Jake Patton was fortunate enough to catch up with Max Cavalera ahead of the Australian tour.
He discusses the global reception for the Return to Roots tour so far and find out exactly what the Australian fans can expect on this leg of the tour. They also discuss why the tour was extended to other countries due to high demand, tour supports Skindred and Max’s desire to have some local supports open the night at these shows.
He further talks about the upcoming CAVALERA CONSPIRACY album titled ‘Psychosis’, the current status of the album with over 10 songs, mixing and mastering done by Toxic Holocaust frontman Joel Grind, musical direction of the album with lots of thrash metal elements with the energy of classic SEPULTURA album ‘Beneath The Remains’ & ‘Arise’ and the lyrical subjects covering terrorism, Donald Trump & more.
He also throws light on the time frames for new SOULFLY material planned next year, how Max and the band intend to ring in the 20th anniversary of Soulfly’s self-titled album, current status of KILLER BE KILLED in regards to future recording and touring plans before closing out by discussing Max’s penchant for helping other artists and his recent collaboration with the BODY COUNT‘s crew on their latest album Bloodlust.