Soulfly’s Max Cavalera On Sepultura: “I Don’t Really Give A Fuck About What Those Guys Do” (Updated)


Soulfly mainman Max Cavalera was fairly blunt in expressing his opinions on his former bandmates in Sepultura and producer Ross Robinson (Korn, Slipknot). Cavalera‘s opions came about after being asked by on what he thought about Sepultura working with Robinson on their coming new album “The Mediator Between Head And Hands Must Be the Heart“. His reply can be found below:

Ross hasn’t done anything good in a long time. He had spent the last 10 years without anything except Vanilla Ice or some shit like that, which I was like totally disappointed, you know? It’s like, “What is he doing? What the hell is he doing recording with Vanilla Ice, man?” You know, … that’s not cool.

I don’t know. I don’t really care for Sepultura. To me, I kind of don’t care what they do. It’s kind of a hard topic because I created the band and still consider that part of my life. And it’s really hard to deal with the fact that they continue with the name without me–without any Cavalera. After my brother left, it was even more hard for me to look at them seriously. There’s nobody original in the band. It’s like if Megadeth was playing without Dave Mustaine and Dave Ellefson, it would be like, “Why are they still calling it Megadeth?”

That’s how I look at Sepultura, and I think a lot of fans share the same opinion. I talk to a lot of fans, and they don’t take them seriously either. You know, I don’t know, maybe Ross can get something out of them, but nobody else could. But I really don’t care what they do. It’s not important for me. I got all my life, my work, my projects, and that’s what I care about. I’ve been in Soulfly now longer than I was in Sepultura, and I love Soulfly and I love what Soulfly has created. And I’m very busy here, so I don’t really give a fuck about what those guys do.”

Soulfly will release their new album “Savages” on October 01st through Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

Update – September 11th 12:54pm:

Despite the less than flattering remarks made towards him by Cavalera, Robinson himself harbors no hard feelings. Replying to theprp via Twitter earlier today in regards to this story, Robinson stated:

“I’m so grateful to Max, he gave me the chance of a lifetime. I’ll always love him for believing in me! Xoxo”

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