Tag: Ill Nino

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins?! FIGHT! Wasted Years.

When guitarist Marc Rizzo left Ill Nino and joined Soulfly, his importance in both groups was seen almost immediately. The effect on his former band was that they lost a virtuoso performer who was full of stunning and imaginative ideas, leaving their future work sounding pretty flat and ordinary in comparison to their earlier material.

Bootleg: Factory 81 in Columbus Ohio!

A Nu-Metal compilation album that saw a whole host of bands take on Hip-Hop classics and make them their own landed in our laps 20 years ago entitled “Take A Bite Outta Rhyme” and featuring everyone from Dope, Nonpoint and Factory 81. The choice of Factory 81 was “Insane In The Brain” by Cypress Hill,

Bootleg: Ill Nino in New York!

On their “Revolution Revolución” debut album tour in 2001, Latin American infused Nu-Metal act Ill Nino played Wetlands Preserve on 28th August. That run saw the band joined by Roadrunner Records label mates Chimaira and their vocalist Mark Hunter joined them on stage nightly for a cover of “Eye For An Eye” by Soulfly as well

NEWS: Former Ill Nino frontman returns with “Die Alone”!

Having come to some form of agreement to allow Ill Nino to continue without him after a long running feud and legal dispute, Cristian Machado has finally seen some light at the end of the tunnel in the form “Die Alone“. The track is from his Latin American influenced solo acoustic record “Hollywood y Sycamore“.

Bootleg: Ill Nino at Wacken!

Throwing back just five years, Wacken have dropped these performances of “I Am Loco“, “God Save Us” and “How Can I Live” from US Nu-Metallers Ill Nino. Their debut “Revolution Revolución” album is still arguably their best and despite being known for the vocals of Cristian Machado, he’s now out of the group after some

Interview: Cristian Machado talks to Heavy New York!

When the legal battle between the members of Ill Nino came to and end, the statement that was released stated that a trio of members now out of the new line up including vocalist Cristian Machado, would be pursuing other projects. Well, we haven’t had to wait long to find out exactly what that means

Vs. Tuesday: Two Bands! One Song! Who Wins? FIGHT! Helmet.

Formed in 1989, Alternative Metal act Helmet have had just one consistent member in 31 years, the almighty Page Hamilton. Immortalised by the Evergreen Terrace track “Chaney Can’t Quite Riff Like Page Hamilton” it was their second studio album in 1992 entitled “Meantime” which has become their most influential, largely in its wake. The album

Throwback: “What Comes Around” by Ill Niño!

Following the news that after a year long legal battle Latin American Alternative Nu-Metal act Ill Niño will continue on with just two original members in drummer Dave Chavarri (Terror Universal, Pro-Pain) and bassist Lazaro Pina, which you can read about here, we’ve decided to take a trip down memory lane to their 450k selling

Bootleg: Soulfly at Alcatraz Festival!

What would have happened if virtuoso guitarist Marc Rizzo had remained in Ill Nino rather than joining his hero Max Cavalera in Soulfly after their debut album tour cycle was completed? Would Ill Nino have gone from strength to strength on the wings of his talent or would they still be the… divided working class

Bootleg: Chimaira at The House Of Blues!

From 19th January 2002, Chimaira guitarist Rob Arnold has shared an audio only full set from a show at The House Of Blues in Orlando Florida! From the “Pass Out Of Existence” era features “Sp Lit”, “Severed” and “Dead Inside” and guess who else was on the bill? No One, Kittie and Ill Nino.