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Max Cavalera

Max Cavalera was born in Belo Horizonte to a Brazillian mother and his father was an Italian ambassador. Along with his brother Igor Cavalera he formed the death metal band Sepultura. The band was very popular and released several albums, with "Roots" and "Chaos A.D" both receiving critical praise. He also worked with Fudge Tunnel lead singer Alex ... See full bio »
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 2011 Metal Evolution (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pre-Metal (2011) ... (writer: "Roots Bloody Roots")
 2009 Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned (Video Game) (writer: "Blood Fire War Hate", "Dead Embryonic Cells" - as M. Cavalera)
 2008 Babylon A.D. (writer: "Dead Embryonic Cells")
 2006 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (writer: "Desperate Cry" (1991), "Inner Self" (1989))
 2006 Final Fight: Streetwise (Video Game) (lyrics: "Riotstarter", "Fuel The Hate") / (music: "Riotstarter", "Fuel The Hate") / (producer: "Riotstarter", "Fuel The Hate")
 2005 Metal: A Headbanger's Journey (Documentary) (writer: "Arise")
 2003 The Big Empty (writer: "WE WHO ARE NOT AS OTHERS")
 2002 Demonlover (writer: "Back to primitive")
 2001 The Forsaken (writer: "Mulambo")
 2000 Faust (writer: "Breed Apart")
 2000 Ginger Snaps (writer: "First Commandment")
 1999 Buddy Boy (writer: "Bumba" - as Max Cavalara)
 1995 To Die For (writer: "WASTING AWAY")
 1994 Reality Bites (writer: "Arise")
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1994: Formed an Industrial side project with Fudge Tunnel member Alex Newport called Nailbomb. Released 2 albums: Point Blank (1994), Proud To Commit Commercial Suicide (1995). See more »

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5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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Well, this sounds a little bit crazy, but I kind of think all of my albums have colors. Soulfly 1 was green; Primitive was yellow or red; Three was like earth - brown; and Prophecy was gold. Dark Ages is black, you know - it's the dark one. See more »


Brother of Sepultura drummer Igor Cavalera. See more »


Soft, slightly gravelly speaking voice and dark, gruff screaming singing voice.

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