Today, metal icons SOULFLY have announced that FEAR FACTORY‘s Dino Cazares will be joining the band on stage for the upcoming U.S. Tour! The 33-date trek kicks off on August 20 in Albuquerque, NM, and will make stops in New York, Chicago, and Austin before concluding in Tempe, AZ on September 25th. The final date will be a family celebration as it will include performances by INCITE, GO AHEAD & DIE, HEALING MAGIC. Joining the band for select dates are NIVIANE and SUICIDE PUPPETS.
Max Cavalera comments, “I’m very excited to be sharing the stage with Dino. He is a true OG riff master, It’s going to sound heavier than SOULFLY has ever sounded before! Dino’s legendary FEAR FACTORY crunch guitar sound mixed with SOULFLY is going to sound insane.”
Dino Cazares states, “The first time I met Max in 1991, I knew we were going to be long-time friends. I was standing at the bar, he grabbed my arm and yelled ‘Papa Capado.’ I was like ‘who the F@#% are you? He said “I’m Max’ and from there we just hit it off. That same night I played him the FEAR FACTORY demo tape on his cassette Walkman in his hotel room while we were attending a music convention in Los Angeles. He liked it so much that he wouldn’t give it back, so I had to wrestle him and take it out of his walkman, haha. It was my only copy.
Max told Monte Conner, the A&R director from Roadrunner Records, that we had a new demo that he needed to check out, so our manager at the time sent our demo to Monte after many labels turned us down. The rest is history.
Over the past 30 years, I’ve guested on a few of Max’s projects and jumped on stage whenever and wherever I could. Now it’s a great honor to be doing this tour alongside Max as the second guitarist. It’s going to be amazing for all the fans to see the two of us playing a selection of SOULFLY songs and a few familiar extras.
Much respect to Max and his family – thank you for always making me feel at home with the Soulfly Tribe.
8/20/2021 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM **
8/21/2021 Marquis Theater – Denver, CO **
8/22/2021 Sunshine Studios – Colorado Springs, CO **
8/24/2021 Wave Outdoors – Wichita, KS **
8/25/2021 The Bottleneck – Lawrence, KS **
8/26/2021 Red Flag – St. Louis, MO **
8/27/2021 Piere’s – Ft. Wayne, IN **
8/28/2021 Metal In The Mountains @ Pipestem Event Center – Pipestem, WV **
8/29/2021 Skully’s – Columbus, OH **
8/30/2021 Rec Room – Buffalo, NY **
8/31/2021 Crafthouse – Pittsburgh, PA **
9/01/2021 Gramercy Theatre – New York, NY **
9/02/2021 Alchemy – Providence, RI **
9/03/2021 Alchemy – Providence, RI **
9/04/2021 The Lost Horizon – Syracuse, NY ^
9/05/2021 Diesel Concert Lounge – Chesterfield, MI ^
9/06/2021 WC Social Club – West Chicago, IL ^
9/07/2021 Emerson Theater – Indianapolis, IN ^
9/08/2021 Diamond Pub Concert Hall – Louisville, KY ^
9/09/2021 Zydeco – Birmingham, AL ^
9/11/2021 Warlando Festival – Orlando, FL *
9/12/2021 Hell @ The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA ^
9/14/2021 Scout Bar – Houston, TX ^
9/15/2021 Come and Take It Live – Austin, TX ^
9/16/2021 Trees – Dallas, TX ^
9/17/2021 Country River Club – Tyler, TX ^
9/18/2021 Vibes Event Center – San Antonio, TX ^
9/19/2021 Rockhouse Bar & Grill – El Paso, TX^
9/21/2021 Encore – Tucson, AZ *
9/22/2021 Brick By Brick – San Diego, CA *
9/23/2021 Alex’s Bar – Long Beach, CA *
9/24/2021 The Whisky – Los Angeles, CA *
9/25/2021 Marquee Theater – Tempe, AZ+
* = No Support
** – 8/20 – 9/3 – NIVIANE
^ – 9/4 – 9/19 – SUICIDE PUPPETS
+ – With INCITE, GO AHEAD & DIE, HEALING MAGIC
SOULFLY‘s Live Ritual NYC MMXIX digital EP was recorded at The Gramercy in New York City on February 11, 2019, in support of their most recent full-length album, Ritual. The audio for the EP was mixed and mastered by Charles Elliott (ABYSMAL DAWN) from Tastemaker Audio. The cover artwork was comprised of live photos taken by Rodrigo Fredes.
Stay tuned for more information on their follow-up to their critically acclaimed 2018 release, Ritual. For the twelfth album, which was produced by Arthur Rizk (GO AHEAD AND DIE,CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, POWER TRIP, CODE ORANGE) at Platinum Underground in Phoenix, Arizona.
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