Sepultura's Cavalera Brothers Forming 'Metal Version of White Stripes'

artist: sepultura date: 10/02/2013 category: general music news
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Sepultura's Cavalera Brothers Forming 'Metal Version of White Stripes'
Former Sepultura members Max and Igor Cavalera have confirmed teaming up as a duo for their new project. The two brothers were brought together by former LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy and will soon be unleashing what was described as "the metal version of White Stripes." Seeing that the pair already plays together in Cavalera Conspiracy, the project's idea was essentially cutting off the rest of the band, Igor revealed. As the drummer told the Guardian, "James Murphy approached me with the record idea, but eventually suggested some others. To start with, he wants only the two of us in the studio, like a metal version of the White Stripes. He also wants nothing but the two of us on stage." He continued, "He basically asked me to get rid of the rest of the band. Cavalera Conspiracy has four members and two records. Murphy asked us to start from scratch as a duo. According to him, 'this will come to be the heaviest record of our careers'. He promised me that." The idea of seeing only Cavalera brothers on stage, as well as the though of their heaviest work to date definitely had the fans excited, especially since the last time the two played as a duo was back in their teens. "I had some pieces of an old drum and he had his guitar," Igor added. "This new project feels as though my brother and I are coming back home, 30 years later." Max Cavalera left Sepultura in 1996 after the band fired his wife Gloria from the manager position, while Igor followed his footsteps in 2006 due to creative differences. As previously reported, Max is currently also working on a supergroup project with members of Mastodon, Dillinger Escape Plan and Mars Volta.
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