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Igor Cavalera

Igor Cavalera

Real/full name:
Igor Graziano Cavalera
53 (born Sep 4th, 1970)
Place of birth:
Brazil (Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais)


Igor Graziano Cavalera is a Brazilian musician. He is best known as the former drummer for Brazilian thrash metal band Sepultura.


He is the younger brother of Max Cavalera, and uncle of Zyon Cavalera and Igor Cavalera Jr.. He is also the son of Vânia Cavalera.

He has a son, Iccaro Cavalera.

Igor is one half of DJ duo Mixhell, a project he founded with his wife Laima Leyton.

In 2006, Igor and Necro formed a project for a short time.

He recorded guest drums for:
Titas - Domingo (1995) (on track "Brasileiro")

Absent in Body

Drums, Percussion (2021-present)

Cavalera Conspiracy

As Iggor Cavalera:
Drums, Percussion (2007-present)

2008 Sanctuary (Single) Drums, Percussion
2008 Inflikted Drums, Percussion
2011 Killing Inside (Single) Drums, Percussion
2011 Blunt Force Trauma Drums, Percussion
2011 Warlord (Single) Drums
2014 Bonzai Kamikazee (Single) Drums, Percussion
2014 Babylonian Pandemonium (Single) Drums, Percussion
2014 Not Losing the Edge (Single) Drums, Percussion
2014 Pandemonium Drums, Percussion
2017 Insane (Single) Drums
2017 Spectral War (Single) Drums
2017 Psychosis Drums, Percussion, Intro (track 8), Songwriting
2023 Morbid Visions Drums, Percussion
2023 Bestial Devastation (EP) Drums, Percussion
(show all)


As Iggor Cavalera:
Drums (2019-present)


DJ, Samples, Drums (2006-present)


As Iggor Cavalera:
Everything (2020-present)


As Iggor Cavalera:
Drums, Synthesiser (2018-present)


Drums (2020-present)

Charles' Angels

Drums (1995)


As Igor "Skullcrusher":

1986 Live at Festival da Morte (Demo) Drums
2016 One Night Lost in Time (Video) Drums


Drums, Percussion (1984-2006)

1985 Bestial Devastation / Século XX (Split) Drums (as "Igor Skullcrusher")
1986 Morbid Visions Drums (as "Igor")
1987 Schizophrenia Drums
1989 Morbid Visions / Cease to Exist (Split) Drums
1989 Beneath the Remains Drums
1990 Bestial Devastation (EP) Drums (as "Igor Skullcrusher")
1990 The Lost Tapes of Cogumelo (Split) Drums (as "Igor Skullcrusher")
1991 Under Siege (Regnum Irae) (Single) Drums
1991 Rock Power Magazine Presents (Split) Drums
1991 Breaking Barriers Vol. 4 (Split) Drums
1991 Arise Drums
1991 Dead Embryonic Cells (Single) Drums
1992 Arise (Single) Drums
1992 Third World Posse (EP) Drums
1992 Under Siege (Live in Barcelona) (Video) Drums
1993 Blisters for Your Fingers (Split) Drums, Percussion
1993 Chaos A.D. Drums, Percussion
1993 Territory (Single) Drums
1994 Refuse / Resist (EP) Drums
1994 Slave New World (EP) Drums
1995 Third World Chaos (Video) Drums
1996 Natural Born Blasters (EP) Drums
1996 Roots Bloody Roots (EP) Drums
1996 We Are What We Are (Video) Drums
1996 Roots Drums, Percussion (tracks 2, 5, 10), Timbau (tracks 12, 13), Djembe (track 9)
1996 Ratamahatta (EP) Drums
1996 The Roots of Sepultura (Compilation) Drums, Timbau, Djembe
1996 Attitude (EP) Drums
1996 Cemetery Gates (Demon Knight Edit) (Split) Drums
1997 B-Sides (Compilation) Drums, Percussion
1997 Tribal Devastation (Video) Drums
1997 Procreation of the Wicked (EP) Drums
1997 Blood-Rooted (Compilation) Drums
1998 Single Inédito (Single) Drums, Percussion
1998 Against Timbales (track 9), Bells (track 9), Djembe (track 15), Songwriting (tracks 1-8, 10-15), Drums, Congas (track 1), Shaker (tracks 1, 11), Agogô (track 5), Percussion (track 5)
1998 Choke (Single) Drums
1999 Against (Single) Drums
1999 Tribus (EP) Drums
2001 Nation Lyrics (tracks 1, 4), Songwriting (tracks 1-13), Drums, Percussion
2002 Under a Pale Grey Sky (Live album) Drums
2002 Chaos DVD (Video) Drums, Percussion
2002 Revolusongs (EP) Drums
2003 Roorback Songwriting (tracks 1-12), Drums, Percussion, Lyrics (tracks 8)
2005 Live in São Paulo (Live album) Drums
2005 Live in São Paulo (Video) Drums
2006 Convicted in Life (Split) Drums, Percussion
2006 Dante XXI Drums, Songwriting (tracks 1-14) (as "Iggor Cavalera")
2006 The Best of Sepultura (Compilation) Drums
2012 The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1987-1996 (Compilation) Drums
2018 Above the Remains Official Bootleg: Live in Germany '89 (Live album) Drums
(show all)

Brasil Rock Stars



As El Covero:
Drums (2004)


Drums (1995)


2022 Those Who Fear Tomorrow Drums (tracks 7, 10-15)


1994 Point Blank Drums (tracks 1, 5, 7, 10, 12, 13)
1995 Proud to Commit Commercial Suicide (Live album) Drums (tracks 1-3, 10, 11)
2005 Live at Dynamo (Video) Drums (tracks 1-3, 10, 11)

Pig Destroyer

2020 The Octagonal Stairway (EP) Drum programming, Noise, Sounds (track 6)


As Iggor Cavalera:

2007 Fight for What You Believe Drums (track 12)


As Iggor Cavalera:

2023 Disco Normal Electronic processing (track 6)


2009 Scion A/V Remix: Buzz-In (EP) Remixing (Mixhell)

Cavalera Conspiracy

2008 Inflikted Outro recording on "Must Kill", Logo (as "Iggor Cavalera")
2011 Blunt Force Trauma Arranger (All songs) (as "Iggor Cavalera")

Morbid Angel

2012 Illud Divinum Insanus - The Remixes (Compilation) Remixing (as "Igor Cavalera (Mixhell)")


1998 Against Cover concept
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