the following update has been taken verbatim from SEPULTURA are continuing to write material for their forthcoming album and expect to enter the studio in late August/early September to begin recording the effort for an early 2003 release through an as-yet-undetermined label. Meanwhile, the band will take a break from the current songwriting sessions to play two Brazilian shows this weekend-in Goiânia on Saturday and Brasília on Sunday, the latter as part of the Porão do Rock Festival.