Luiz Mazetto
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Luiz Mazetto

Directly from Sao Paulo, in Brazil, Luiz is a music journalist since 2010 and writes about everything related to heavy music, from the slowest sludge to the most chaotic grind, including some brazilian bands you've never heard of.

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Mass VI (2017), the new Amenra album, is not only their best record, but most probably the best one of 2017, a year full of incredible releases from artists like Oxbow, Chelsea Wolfe, Protomartyr, Grave Pleasures, among many others. Recorded with the legendary Billy Anderson (Neurosis, Sleep, Melvins), the new

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Your last record, People, when you see the smoke, do not think it is the fields they’re burning (2015), has a really different sound, much less “conventional” than your first albums (Monologue and the splits), sounding like an evolution of Har Nevo (2012). Do you agree with that? And was this a conscious decision,

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Created in Japan at the end of the 90s, Mono have already turned into an institution of post-rock/instrumental music during their more than 15 year long career. Although their music has an ambitious vibe – they have played with orchestras around the world – the band never left noise aside; guitar player Takaakira “Taka” Goto and his bandmates intercalate and

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You released your first solo album, Some Heavy Ocean, last year. What made you want to do this record now? I mean, to put your electric guitar (and more heavy sounds) aside and go do something a little bit more acoustic, yet with a heavy vibe, let’s say? ERR: To

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Besides being one of the founders of Sepultura, with whom he played for more than 20 years and created classic records like Beneath the Remains, Arise, Chaos AD and Roots, Iggor Cavalera is also one of the most influential drummers of the last three decades. After leaving Sepultura in 2006,

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Besides singing in the amazing Oxbow, Eugene Robinson is also a great writer (you should look for his books, by the way). So I asked him to tell me his top 10 favorite records of 2014. He not only did that, but wrote a small little crazy great review about

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