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This article is about the heavy metal band, for the explosive anti-personnel device, see nail bomb
Background information
Origin Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Genres Thrash metal, industrial metal, groove metal
Years active 1994–1995
Labels Roadrunner
Associated acts Sepultura, Fudge Tunnel, Soulfly, Cavalera Conspiracy, Theory of Ruin
Past members Max Cavalera
Alex Newport

Nailbomb was an industrial thrash metal band. The band was formed as side project by Brazilian musician Max Cavalera of Sepultura, Cavalera Conspiracy and Soulfly and English musician Alex Newport of Fudge Tunnel.[1] The band recorded one studio album, Point Blank, and played one live performance before disbanding.[1]


Nailbomb hosted other musicians to play guest spots, including D.H. Peligro (Dead Kennedys), Max Cavalera's brother Igor Cavalera (Sepultura co-founder), and guitarist Dino Cazares (co-founder and guitarist of Fear Factory).[1] Nailbomb's second album, Proud to Commit Commercial Suicide, was a live recording capturing the band's appearance at the 1995 Dynamo Open Air Festival in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.[1]

Band members[edit]

Session members[2][3]
Live members[2]


Studio albums
Live albums
  • Live at Dynamo (DVD, November 22, 2005)


  1. ^ a b c d McIver, Joel (2002). Nu-Metal: The Next Generation of Rock & Punk. Omnibus Press. p. 89. ISBN 0-7119-9209-6. 
  2. ^ a b c "Band List, Industrial Metal, Nailbomb" at
  3. ^ "Life at Dynamo DVD 2005" at
  4. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 387. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 

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