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Primitive [Explicit Lyrics] by Soulfly
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Soulfly: Max Cavalera (vocals, 4-string guitar); Mikey Doling (guitar); Marcelo D. Rapp (bass, percussion); Joe Nunez (drums, percussion).

Additional personnel includes: Sean Lennon (vocals, guitar); Toby Wright (vocals, clarinet, piano, keyboards, synthesizer, programming); Larry McDonald, Meia Noite (percussion); Deonte Perry (programming); Tom Araya, Grady, Chino, Corey.

Producers: Toby Wright, Max Cavalera, Sean Lennon.

Recorded at The Saltmine, Mesa, Arizonia.

To say that Sepultura fans were saddened by the departure of Max Cavalera would be a gross understatement. Max's loyal following skeptically received Soulfly's debut while remaining Sepultura members forged ahead with a replacement vocalist. With PRIMITIVE, it's apparent that Cavalera's "new tribe" isn't a rebound side project.

Max and company continue the brutal groovecore assault and stretch even further into experimental realms. The reggae-soaked breakdown in "Bring It" and bittersweet vocal harmonies in "Son Song" (featuring Sean Lennon) are surprises you'd be hard pressed to find on a Sepultura album. Fitting guest vocalists including Slipknot's Corey/#8 and Slayer's Tom Araya, who bring challenging contrasts to PRIMITIVE.

What the critics say...

Rolling Stone (9/28/00, pp.53-4) - 3.5 stars out of 5 - "...Old-school...Primitive is the sound of [ex-Sepultura frontman] Max Cavalera's lived-in growl, the churning effect of a 4-string guitar and his concerns..."
Q (11/00, pp.114-6) - 3 stars out of 5 - "...While [their] percussive, ethnic grooves certainlymake an impact, it's only when Cavalera allows his formula to be altered by others that sparks truly fly..."
Alternative Press (11/00, p.128) - 3 out of 5 - "...With pre-millennial speed metal rubbing elbows with hip-hop, excursions into ambient instrumentals and acerbic soul, and a host of guests...PRIMITIVE is certainly a record [with] breadth..."
CMJ (8/28/00, p.32) - "...More relaxed than their debut, the low-end slaughterhouse riffs are still embellished with Cavalera's beloved tribal percussion....[It] locks its teeth into the jugular..."
Melody Maker (10/10/00, p.50) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...The metal album of the year so far....An incendiary blend of nu-metal, reggae and Brazilain rhythms..."
NME (Magazine) (11/4/00, p.46) - 7 out of 10 - "...Draws on Max's political rage at colonial history and crimes of the conquistadors....the heavy metal Bob Marley..."

Track Listing:

Disc 1:
  1. Back To The Primitive
  2. Pain
  3. Bring It
  4. Jumpdafuckup
  5. Mulambo
  6. Son Song
  7. Boom
  8. Terrorist
  9. Prophet, The
  10. Soulfly II
  11. In Memory Of...
  12. Flyhigh
Release date Australia
January 1st, 2007
Roadrunner Records (USA)
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