It might not be the classic line up fans are craving, but some semblance of the old days are in the pipe works in the Sepultura camp as the band joins forces with their Roots producer Ross Robinson for their next album.
This album, scheduled for an end of year release through Nuclear Blast will also mark the first recording with new drummer Eloy Casagrande who joined the band in 2011.
Robinson, who has previously produced albums for Fear Factory, Slipknot, Korn, Machine Head, W.A.S.P and the classic At The Drive In album ‘Relationship of Command’ will be taking Sepultura out of their homeland Brazil to record for the first time since 1998.
He will also be joined at the producers desk by Steve Evetts who also worked with him on the ‘Roots’ album and numerous other projects. Evett previously worked with Sepultura on the ‘Nations’ album in 2001, ‘Revolusong’ in 2002 and ‘Roorback’ in 2003.
‘Roots’ was the last recording for Sepultura with founding member Max Cavalera who then went onto to form Soulfly. Soulfly’s debut self titled album was also produced by Robinson.
Recording is scheduled to begin in June.