Soulfly Break From Studio For Tour With Static-X

New songs such as 'Downstroy,' 'Seek and Strike' expected from Cavalera & Co.

Soulfly's heavy mayhem will share the stage with Static-X's techno-fueled rock when the two bands hook up for a co-headlining tour beginning January 31 in San Francisco.

The three-week trek bounds across the country in 15 dates, ending February 24 in Washington, D.C.

In order to take their show on the road, Soulfly will pause from working on their new album, the follow-up to 2000's Primitive, with producer Otto D'Agnolo at the helm. D'Agnolo engineered Point Blank (1994) by Nailbomb, which featured Soulfly frontman Max Cavalera.

New Soulfly songs — such as "Downstroy," "Seek and Strike," "Last of the Mohicans" and "Soulfly III" — are expected to be played on the tour, which marks the return of the band's original drummer, Ray Mayorga, who was replaced by Joe Nunez for Primitive.

Soulfly's as-yet-untitled third album is expected to be released this spring. Static-X, meanwhile, are touring behind their second album, last year's Machine. Soil, on the heels of their latest LP, Scars, will serve as openers.

Soulfly/Static-X tour dates, according to Roadrunner Records:

  • 1/31 - San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield

  • 2/1 - Los Angeles, CA @ Hollywood Palladium

  • 2/2 - Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues - Mandalay Bay

  • 2/4 - Phoenix, AZ @ Web Theatre

  • 2/5 - Albuquerque, NM @ Sunshine Theatre

  • 2/6 - Denver, CO @ Fillmore Auditorium

  • 2/7 - Kansas City, MO @ The Beaumont

  • 2/9 - St. Paul, MN @ Street Jam 2002

  • 2/11 - Sauget, IL @ Pop's Annex

  • 2/16 - Detroit, MI @ State Theatre

  • 2/20 - Hartford, CT @ Webster Theatre

  • 2/21 - New York, NY @ Roseland Ballroom

  • 2/22 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium

  • 2/23 - Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory

  • 2/24 - Washington, DC @ Nation