Tag: Ill Nino

Review: “Vile” by H.O.U.N.D.S

“VILE is an album which delves into the darker extremities of humanity and emphasises the inner self-destruction we possess. It also gives a message of hope and empowerment that we can all overcome our demons.” Talking about the inspiration for the title, he adds “We feel VILE not only defines the subject matter of the

Playthrough: “Slave” from Marc Rizzo!

It seems surreal that after 19 years, the guitarist whose departure from Ill Niño to join Soulfly should be returning to the band that he once called his own. The signature Flamenco guitar style that Marc Rizzo has very much made the first two Ill Niño records but his return, to a band that is

Review: “H8” by M.O.D. ClassicTK

The story goes that when talks didn’t go according to plan for an M.O.D. (Method of Destruction) 30th Anniversary reunion to play debut album “U.S.A. for M.O.D.” in full with the original line up, guitarist Tim “The Riffmaster” McMurtrie and bassist Ken “Angry Corpse” Ballone decided to take the path less traveled. The unmistakable legendary

Interview: Soulfly talk Dino Cazares with Heavy New York!

Following the shock news that former Ill Niño guitarist Marc Rizzo has exited stage left from Soulfly with OG riff lord Dino Cazares from Fear Factory brought in for the bands upcoming touring commitments, Max Cavalera spoke to Heavy New York about everything from those touring plans to the 30th Anniversary of “Arise” from his

Bootleg: Three from the Ice House from Ill Nino!

With their legal issues resolved if you wondered what Latin Nu-Metallers Ill Nino might sound like live with Marcos Leal (Shattered Sun), Jes De Hoyos (Sons of Texas) and Salvadore Dominguez (ex-Upon a Burning Body) respectively on board then here’s something for you. From the bands set at the Brewster Street Ice House, here are

Review: “Dead Life” by Arhat

Forming in Kyiv, Ukraine in 2017, Ethnic Groove Metal act Arhat released their first demo “Mantra” in January 2018 which led them to perform at Black Sea Metal Festival that summer, releasing single “Stately Ruins” shortly before hand. The seasoned musicians went from strength to strength and the following summer performed at United Metal Festival in

NEWS: Ill Nino return once more…

Now that the dust has settled around the legal disputes over the ownership of the Ill Nino name, it’s time for some new music. The “new” version of the group now consists of original drummer Dave Chavarri and bassist Laz Pina joined by Marcos Leal on vocals, Jes DeHoyos on lead guitar, Sal Dominguez on

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,