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Max Cavalera

Max Cavalera

Real/full name:
Massimiliano Antonio Cavalera
48 (born Aug 4th, 1969)
Place of origin:
Brazil (Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais)


Massimiliano Antonio "Max" Cavalera is a Brazilian singer, guitarist, and songwriter. He was the lead singer and rhythm guitarist for the metal band Sepultura, before forming Soulfly in the late 1990s. Cavalera was involved in a short-lived side project, Nailbomb, and is currently performing with Soulfly and another project, Cavalera Conspiracy.

Max (vocals, guitars) and Greg Puciato (vocals, ...


Despite singing Satanic lyrics in the Sepultura's debut album Morbid Visions and other songs, he has stated that his albums have all been dedicated to God, and he has often been depicted by the press as a man of religion, especially in America, something that Cavalera himself says he does not understand.

As he himself put it: "I do hate a lot of 'religion' but people like Christ - yeah they ...

Cavalera Conspiracy

Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (2007-present)

2008 Sanctuary (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
2008 Inflikted Vocals (lead), Guitars (rhythm)
2011 Killing Inside (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
2011 Blunt Force Trauma Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
2014 Bonzai Kamikazee (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals, Songwriting, Lyrics
2014 Babylonian Pandemonium (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals, Songwriting, Lyrics
2014 Not Losing the Edge (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals, Songwriting, Lyrics
2014 Pandemonium Guitars (rhythm), Vocals, Songwriting, Lyrics
2017 Insane (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
2017 Spectral War (Single) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
2017 Psychosis Guitars (rhythm)
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Killer Be Killed

Vocals, Guitars (2011-present)

2014 Wings of Feather and Wax (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2014 Killer Be Killed Guitars, Vocals

Max & Iggor Cavalera

Vocals, Guitars (2016-present)

Metal All Stars

Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (2013-present)


Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau, Sitar (1997-present), Bass (2000)

1998 Bleed (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Berimbau, Lyrics (tracks 1-3)
1998 Umbabarauma (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1998 Bleed (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1998 Soulfly Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau (tracks 3, 4), Sitar (tracks 6, 8), Agogô (track 11), Talk box (track 2), Chains (track 14)
1999 Frontline Volume 2 - The Singles Club (Split) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1999 Tribe (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau, Lyrics
1999 Tribe (Australian Special Tour Edition) (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau, Lyrics
2000 Back to the Primitive (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau
2000 Back to the Primitive (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau
2000 Primitive Songwriting (tracks 1-12), Lyrics (tracks 1-9, 11, 12), Vocals, Bass, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau (tracks 1, 6, 7, 12)
2002 Seek 'n' Strike (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau
2002 Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau, Sitar, Percussion (track 6), Bass (track 15), Lyrics
2004 Prophecy Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau, Sitar
2005 The Song Remains Insane (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau
2005 Dark Ages Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau, Sitar, Lyrics
2008 Unleash (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2008 Conquer Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Berimbau, Sitar
2009 Blood Fire War Hate (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2010 Rise of the Fallen (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics
2010 Omen Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Sitar, Lyrics
2012 World Scum (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2012 Enslaved Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Sitar, Lyrics
2013 Bloodshed (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics
2013 Savages Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Sitar, Lyrics
2015 We Sold Our Souls to Metal (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2015 Archangel Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Sitar (on "Soulfly X")
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As Max "Possessed":

1986 Live at Festival da Morte (Demo) Bass
1986 Guerrilha (Demo) Bass


Guitars, Bass, Samples, Vocals (1993-1995)

1994 Point Blank Guitars, Bass, Samples, Vocals
1995 Proud to Commit Commercial Suicide (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (left speaker)
2005 Live at Dynamo (Video) Guitars, Vocals

Roadrunner United

Vocals on 'Independent (Voice of the Voiceless)' (2005)


Guitars (1984-1996), Vocals (1985-1996)

1985 Bestial Devastation / Século XX (Split) Guitars (tracks B1-B5), Vocals (tracks B1-B5) (as "Max "Possessed"")
1986 Morbid Visions Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics
1987 Schizophrenia Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics
1989 Morbid Visions / Cease to Exist (Split) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1989 Beneath the Remains Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Bass, Lyrics
1990 Bestial Devastation (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (as "Max Possessed")
1990 The Lost Tapes of Cogumelo (Split) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm) (as "Max Possesed")
1991 Under Siege (Regnum Irae) (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1991 Rock Power Magazine Presents (Split) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics
1991 Arise Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics
1991 Dead Embryonic Cells (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1992 Arise (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1992 Third World Posse (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1992 Under Siege (Live in Barcelona) (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1993 Chaos A.D. Vocals, Guitars (rhythm, acoustic), Percussion
1993 Territory (Single) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1994 Refuse / Resist (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1994 Slave New World (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1995 Third World Chaos (Video) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1996 Roots Bloody Roots (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1996 Natural Born Blasters (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm), Lyrics (track 5)
1996 We Are What We Are (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1996 B-Sides (Compilation) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals (lead)
1996 Roots Guitars (rhythm), Vocals, Lyrics
1996 Ratamahatta (EP) Guitars (rhythm), Vocals
1996 The Roots of Sepultura (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm, acoustic), Berimbau
1996 Attitude (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1996 Cemetery Gates (Demon Knight Edit) (Split) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1997 Tribal Devastation (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1997 Procreation of the Wicked (EP) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
1997 Blood-Rooted (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2002 Under a Pale Grey Sky (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2002 Chaos DVD (Video) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2006 The Best of Sepultura (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
2012 The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1987-1996 (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars (rhythm)
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Vocals, Guitars (2013)


2009 Risen (Video) Interview


2006 Repressed (Single) Vocals (track 1)
2006 Amplified - A Decade of Reinventing the Cello (Compilation) Vocals (track 1, disc 2)
2006 The Life Burns Tour (Video) Vocals (on "EPK - Repressed (Bonus Material)", "Repressed (Video)")


As Max Possessed:

1986 Children Sacrifice (Demo) Vocals (on "Intro")

Jungle Rot

2015 Order Shall Prevail Vocals (track 4)

Man Must Die

2013 Peace Was Never an Option Vocals (on "Abuser Friendly")


2015 Enki Vocals (track 3)


2004 Probot Vocals (lead) (track 2)

Ratos de Porão

As Max:

1987 Cada Dia Mais Sujo e Agressivo Vocals (backing) (track 5)


1998 Poder latino Producer


2006 Repressed (Single) Lyrics (track 1)

Cavalera Conspiracy

2008 Sanctuary (Single) Producer
2008 Inflikted Producer
2011 Killing Inside (Single) Producer
2011 Blunt Force Trauma Producer


1994 Point Blank Producer
1995 Proud to Commit Commercial Suicide (Live album) Producer, Logo, Artwork, Photography
2005 Live at Dynamo (Video) Producer


1989 Beneath the Remains Mixing
1996 B-Sides (Compilation) Photography
1996 Ratamahatta (EP) Photography (statue)
1997 Blood-Rooted (Compilation) Photography
2012 The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1987-1996 (Compilation) Mixing


1998 Bleed (Single) Photography (cover) (as "Max C.")
1998 Soulfly Photography
2000 Back to the Primitive (Single) Producer, Masterminded, Lyrics
2000 Primitive Producer
2002 Producer, Mixing, Photography, Cover art, Arrangements
2004 Prophecy Producer
2005 Dark Ages Producer
2008 Conquer Producer
2010 Rise of the Fallen (Single) Producer
2010 Omen Producer
2012 World Scum (Single) Producer
2012 Enslaved Producer
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