Soulfly Premiere New Song “Dead Behind The Eyes” Feat. Randy Blythe (Lamb Of God)

Soulfly have premiered a new song titled “Dead Behind The Eyes.” This track features Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe and it contains lyrics inspired by the Cenobites, the extra-dimensional beings who appear in the works of Clive Barker. Soulfly’s new album “Ritual” will be released on October 19.

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Soulfly Premiere New Song “Ritual”

Soulfly have premiered a new song titled “Ritual.” This is the title track of the band’s new album, which is set to be released on October 19. Max Cavalera commented:

“This song took a long time and almost didn’t make the record. We recorded it as an instrumental and ran out of time in the studio. We ended up having to fly Josh Wilbur (producer) out to my house to finish the vocals. He kept on telling me he wanted more of that ‘tribal shit’ like some of the stuff on our first record and ‘Primitive’. We ended up creating the chorus on the spot and layering something like 12 or 16 tracks of chanting for it. After we heard it and were listening back, we got really excited and were high-fiving each other. Josh just turned to me and said that was what he wanted to hear as a fan, and he was really happy to get that out of me. We both knew it was a new SOULFLY classic for the ages and had to be the album opener. I’m really proud of this song and I think old-school fans of my work are going to love it.”

Soulfly Premiere New Song “Evil Empowered”, Reveal Details For New Album “Ritual”

Soulfly have premiered a new song titled “Evil Empowered.” This track is from the band’s new album “Ritual,” which will be released on October 19.

Ritual Track Listing:

01. “Ritual”
02. “Dead Behind The Eyes” (feat. Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe)
03. “The Summoning”
04. “Evil Empowered”
05. “Under Rapture” (feat. Immolation’s Ross Dolan)
06. “Demonized”
07. “Blood On The Street”
08. “Bite The Bullet”
09. “Feedback!”
10. “Soulfly XI”

Max Cavalera said the following:

“I am really stoked to be working again with two of my favorite artists, Eliran Kantor and Marcelo Vasco! The Ritual artwork is very mystic and captures the vibe of the album perfectly. For this one, we really tried to retain the groove of early Soulfly as well as my love for the heavy, fast stuff I’m into: like death and black metal and some hardcore. Working with Josh Wilbur for Soulfly this time around has been amazing. He’s a huge fan and added a lot to the record. I would fight for the fast songs and he would always push me to add more groove. I think in the end we created a really cool mix of songs that covers a lot of ground in my career. Let the Ritual begin!”

Producer Josh Wilbur added:

“Before I had ever recorded a record, in my formidable years, Max released the holy trinity that was (at least to me) Chaos A.D., Roots, and Soulfly 1. I wanted to make a record that captured what I loved about those when I was growing up! Those records inspired me and introduced me to heavy metal. Fast forward to now and I was given the opportunity to make the record I wanted as an fan! So I set up some mics, recorded some riffs, we banged on some galvanized metal, roto toms, djembes, and anything else we could get, then I told Max to ‘BRING DA SHIT’!”