About the Author
Max Cavalera has been a professional musician since 1984 and has toured the world many times. He was a founder member of the award-winning Brazilian thrash metal band Sepultura before forming Soulfly, an immensely successful group who continue to play headline slots at the world's largest festivals and released their ninth studio album, Savages, in 2013. He also plays in Cavalera Conspiracy, the band he formed with his brother Iggor in 2006. Joel McIver is a leading authority on metal and the bestselling author of more than 20 books on acts including Metallica, Slayer, and Black Sabbath. He also co-wrote the autobiography of sometime Deep Purple/Black Sabbath alumnus Glenn Hughes (Jawbone, 2011). Since 1996, his writing has appeared in magazines and newspapers such as Rolling Stone, Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, and Total Guitar.