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Ill Nino

On their first two albums, Ill Ninocrafted songs out of crushing riffs, surging beats and urgent vocals. They then took thosesongs and infused themwith elements of their Latino heritage, including tribal percussion, flamenco guitars and Spanish lyrics.But as innovative and refreshing as theirsound was, Ill Nino till felt somewhat constrained by self-imposed limitations. So, fortheir third album, One Nation Underground, the band decidedto act on impulse and do what ever felt natural, even if itseemed unconventional.

"We wanted to make a record that would make us happy as music ...read more

On their first two albums, Ill Ninocrafted songs out of crushing riffs, surging beats and urgent vocals. They then took thosesongs and infused themwith elements of their Latino heritage, including tribal percussion, flamenco guitars and Spanish lyrics.But as innovative and refreshing as theirsound was, Ill Nino till felt somewhat constrained by self-imposed limitations. So, fortheir third album, One Nation Underground, the band decidedto act on impulse and do what ever felt natural, even if itseemed unconventional.

"We wanted to make a record that would make us happy as musicians first and foremost," says vocalist Cristian Machado. Bystretching theirboundaries and catering only to themselves, Ill Nino were able to create music that broke new ground andreflected the savagery, rage,disillusionment, beauty and melancholy the band members felt within. "There was nothing holdingus back this time," drummer Dave Chavarri says."We wanted to let it rip and jam on different Latin rhythms and see where itled us.

Ill Nino is:Cristian Machado – VocalsDiego Verduzco – Rhythm GuitarAhrue Luster – Lead Guitar Lazaro Pina – Bass DaveChavarri – Drums Daniel Couto – Percussio.









While Ill Ni񯠨ave always been in touch with their Latin roots, on One Nation Underground they blend Hispanic flavors and styleswith more fluidityand confidence than ever. Chavarri explains, "We listened to a lot of old salsa and merengue rhythms andbeats as well as a lot of Afro Cuban andSanteria rhythms." All of those seemingly disparate elements are blended seamlesslythanks to Laz Pina's Salsa-infused bass lines, guitarists AhrueLuster and Jardel Paisante's infectious acoustic guitar work, andDanny Couto's tribal percussive attack. « hide

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LPs
Till Death, La Familia
2014

3.1
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10/22/2012

3.5
72 Votes
Dead New World
2010

3.2
101 Votes
Enigma
2007

3
139 Votes
One Nation Underground
2005

3.5
262 Votes
Confession
2003

3.2
287 Votes
Revolution/Revolucion
2001

3.5
330 Votes
EPs
Demo Sessions
2008

2.7
6 Votes
The Undercover Sessions EP
2006

3.4
40 Votes
Ill Nino EP


3.2
13 Votes
Compilations
The Best of Ill Nino
2006

2.5
2 Votes

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