Soulfly Biography

Soulfly is a metal band formed in 1997 based in Phoenix, Arizona. The original lyrical content revolved around spirituality and religious themes, with later albums encompassing other themes including war, violence, aggression, hatred and anger. Soulfly is led by former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera, who formed the band after he left the Brazilian group in 1996. The band has released nine studio albums, one tour EP, 18 singles, and one DVD video. Their ninth album, Savages, was released on September 30, 2013.

Soulfly incorporate many styles of metal with Brazilian tribal and world music. All of the first six studio albums debuted on the United States Billboard 200, with a peak position at number 32 for their second album, Primitive. Their debut album, Soulfly, has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America. The band has gone through numerous line-up changes, with Cavalera being the only constant member.

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Soulfly at Sonisphere: 'We thought no-one would watch us!' – video

Max Cavalera says he was worried about early festival slot

  • Aug 2, 2010

OZZFEST FINDS THAT SOULFLY

Max Cavalera's metallers join Black Sabbath, Slipknot and Papa Roach, among others...

  • Mar 14, 2001

SOULFLY GET 'PRIMITIVE' ALL OVER AGAIN

The [b]'Primitive'[/b] rockers play a trio of [b]London[/b] shows...

  • Oct 17, 2000

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World Scum

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Rise Of The Fallen Play Video

Rise Of The Fallen

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Carved Inside

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Roots Bloody Roots [Live]

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Soulfly Reviews

Soulfly : 3

Soulfly : 3

Hear Max Cavalera roar. Again

  • Jun 21, 2002

Soulfly: London Astoria

Austere but strangely moving, megablast loud but packed with subtleties...

  • Dec 8, 2000

Primitive

The third-world chaos continues.

  • Nov 2, 2000

Soulfly : Tribe

Just like the [a]Prodigy[/a] - and we all know how good they are, don't we?

  • May 22, 1999

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