The official lyric video for the new SOULFLY song “Bloodshed” can be seen below. The track features a guest appearance by SOULFLY mainmanMax Cavalera’s son Igor Cavalera (of LODY KONG).
Comments Max: “The song is about the absurdity of the human condition in territories plagued by bloodshed all over the world. Not just recent events like Iraq, but also historical conflicts such as the U.S. Civil War, World Wars I and II, etc.”
“Bloodshed” comes off SOULFLY’s ninth album, “Savages”, which will be released on October 4 via the band’s new label home, Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The CD was produced by Terry Date, who is known for his work with such acts as PANTERA, DEFTONES and SOUNDGARDEN, among many others. Additional guest vocal appearances on “Savages”include SOULFLY bass player Tony Campos, CLUTCH’s Neil Fallon,NAPALM DEATH’s Mitch Harris and Jamie Hanks of I DECLARE WAR.
“Savages” will be released as a limited-edition digpack CD, 2LP vinyl and digital download.
“Savages” track listing:
01. Bloodshed (feat. Igor Cavalera)
02. Cannibal Holocaust
03. Fallen (feat. Jamie Hanks)
04. Ayatollah Of Rock ‘N’ Rolla (feat. Neil Fallon)
05. Master Of Savagery
07. This Is Violence
08. K.C.S. (feat. Mitch Harris)
09. El Comegente (feat. Tony Campos)
Limited-edition CD and 2LP vinyl bonus tracks:
11. Fuck Reality
12. Soulfly IX
The cover artwork for “Savages” was created by renowned artist Paul Stottler, who is best known for his work on SACRED REICH’s legendary”Surf Nicaragua” cover.
Date previously mixed SOULFLY’s “3” (2002), “Prophecy” (2004) and”Dark Ages” (2005) albums, but had never produced any of the group’s CDs.
The drum tracks on the new SOULFLY CD were laid down by Max’s 21-year-old son, Zyon Cavalera, who joined the band as its touring drummer for its recent rampage through North America.
Zyon previously played with SOULFLY during the band’s tour of Brazil in February 2012.