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Soulfly Release Lead Single Evil Empowered From Upcoming New Album 'Ritual'

Friday, 10 August 2018 Written by Jon Stickler

Photo: Char Tupper

Soulfly will return with their 11th studio album this autumn.

Produced, recorded and mixed by Josh Wilbur, 'Ritual' is set to land via Nuclear Blast Records on October 19 and features guest appearances from Lamb of God vocalist Randy Blythe and Immolation’s Ross Dolan. 

To mark the announcement of the follow up to 2015's 'Archangel', Max Cavalera and band have shared the record's lead single, Evil Empowered, plus the tracklist and sleeve artwork, which was created by Eliran Kantor. Additional booklet art, meanwhile, was designed by Marcelo Vasco. Vocalist and guitarist Cavalera said:

"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!"

'Ritual'

1. Ritual
2. Dead Behind The Eyes (feat. Randy Blythe)
3. The Summoning
4. Evil Empowered
5. Under Rapture (feat. Ross Dolan)
6. Demonized
7. Blood On The Street
8. Bite The Bullet
9. Feedback!
10. Soulfly XI

The Arizona metallers are currently touring the UK around their appearance at Boomtown Fair on August 11.

Soulfly Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows:

Fri August 10 2018 - NOTTINGHAM Rescue Rooms
Sun August 12 2018 - BIRMINGHAM O2 Institute2 Birmingham
Mon August 13 2018 - BRISTOL THE FLEECE

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