Veteran metal outfit Soulfly is set to release its 11th full-length studio recording, Ritual on October 9, and in anticipation of its release, the band has released a new “making of” video featuring the band’s front man and founder Max Cavalera.
Cavalera discusses in the new, nearly five-minute video, the album’s artwork and how it came to fruition. He talks about the evolution of the album’s cover art and how Eliran Kantor (Testament, Iced Earth, Sodom) helped bring it to fruition, along with Kantor’s work on Soulfly’s 10th album, Archangel.
He also discusses the work of Marcelo Vasco (Slayer, hatebreed, Kreator) — who handled the album’s package design — the album art’s ties to the album’s lyrical themes and other related items in the video, which is streaming online now here.
The new video’s release follows the release of the album’ lead single ‘Evil Emppowered.’ That song actually plays behind Cavalera during his new making of video, too, so audiences who haven’t heard the song will get to hear it in that video, too.
Pre-orders are open now for Ritual. The album was produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur (Killer Be Killed, Lamb of God, Gojira). It features guest vocal performances from Lamb of God front man Randy Blythe, Immolation front man/bassist Ross Dolan and others.
The album’s track listing is noted below.
Ritual track listing:
2. Dead Behind The Eyes (feat. Randy Blythe)
3. The Summoning
4. Evil Empowered
5. Under Rapture (feat. Ross Dolan)
7. Blood On The Street
8. Bite The Bullet
10. Soulfly XI
More information on Ritual is available online now along with all of Soulfly’s latest news and more at:
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