The third-world chaos continues.
'Primitive' draws on Max's political rage at colonial history and crimes of the conquistadors, a fury at the poverty and loss of identity of Brazil's native people first blasted out on Sepultura's classic 'Roots'. 'Terrorist' and 'Prophet' continue the rage. The respect that Cavalera enjoys from his peers is also in evidence here, with guest slots from Chino Moreno of the Deftones and Corey (No 8) Taylor of Slipknot. Possibly the weirdest collaborator though is Sean Lennon, who appears on and co-wrote 'Son Song'. Cavalera lost his stepson Dana in a gang-related murder and this tribute is a bizarrely affecting metal meditation on loss and grief, the anti-'Candle In The Wind'.
With his third-world perspective and polemical music, Cavalera has been described as the heavy metal Bob Marley. But there's also a contemporary revolutionary fire on 'Primitive'. The third-world
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