Tag Archives: Ill Nino

Ill Niño lawsuit paints drummer Dave Chavarri in a negative light

Posted by on March 23, 2019

  Earlier this year, Ill Niño erupted into a legal battle once vocalist Cristian Machado, rhythm guitarist Diego Verduzco, and guitarist Ahrue Luster had denied claims of leaving the band. Now a 53-page documentation of the lawsuit has surfaced and portrays drummer and band manager, Dave Chavarri in a negative manner. The lawsuit claims that Chavarri was […]

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Ill Nino facing legal battle of band’s name as Cristian Machado denies quitting band

Posted by on January 18, 2019

  Three years ago, Ill Nino were celebrating the fifteenth anniversary of their debut album with 2001’s Revolution Revolución 2001, and now it seems there’s a strong strong division within the group. Just yesterday (17th), the band welcomed Shattered Sun frontman Marcos Leal, rhythm guitarist Sal Dominguez (ex-Upon a Burning Body) and lead guitarist Jess […]

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Ill Nino reveals new lineup, hear first new song in five years “Sangre”

Posted by on January 17, 2019

Ill Nino surprised us today by releasing their first song in five years with “Sangre.” It’s been half a decade since the nu metal outfit released 2014’s Till Death, La Familia and a first-ever without frontman Cristian Machado. The band have addressed the new single features original members Dave Chavarri (drums), Laz Pina (bass), and […]

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Ill Niño frontman Cristian Machado is not impressed with today’s music industry

Posted by on March 30, 2017

In 2001, latin alternative metallers Ill Niño released Revolution Revolución, bringing in a crushing distinct sound in both English and Spanish languages. It is hard to believe that songs such as “What Comes Around,” and “Liar” are over fifteen years old. The band is currently on a European tour to celebrate the album’s anniversary and […]

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Ill Niño announce North American tour to celebrate 15 years anniversary

Posted by on February 26, 2016

If you’re older than 20, you may remember the boom of nu metal bands coming out at the beginning of this century like Drowning Pool, Taproot and Ill Niño. While most of us completely forgot about these bands, apparently some of them are still playing nowadays and still have fans around to support them, like […]

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King 810 have eyes for you in latest video

Posted by on June 11, 2015

King 810 have released a new music video for the song, “eyes (sleep it all away),” from their debut studio album, Memoirs of a Murderer. The video was directed by John “Quig” Quigley of Chrome Bumper Films, who did their video for, “Fat Around the Heart,” and “State of Nature,” and has done music videos for Eminem, Kid […]

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Ill Nino defend playing Gathering of the Juggalos

Posted by on June 3, 2015

Are you down with the clown? Ill Nino sure are, and they have a message for everyone that’s not happy that they’re playing the Insane Clown Posse’s Gathering of the Juggalos. In fact, in a message on their Facebook page, they yelled at people for not respecting their decision to play the annual festival, taking […]

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Gathering of the Juggalos announced; Emmure, King 810, In This Moment playing

Posted by on June 2, 2015

Got 20 minutes of your life to spare that you won’t get back? It’s about the time of year where the infomercial for the Gathering of the Juggalos pops up, and yesterday, indeed the ad that inspired Saturday Night Live‘s “Kickspit Underground Music Festival” skits was released. The festival, this year taking place from July 22-25 in […]

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Kittie drop off Civil Unrest tour

Posted by on May 13, 2015

The male/female ratio at the Civil Unrest tour keeps leaning more heavily in the male direction, as Kittie have exited the Ill Nino-led tour. If you’ll remember, a few months back, Otep dropped off after the singer Otep Shamaya claimed she was groped by the vocalist of Terror Universal. While Terror Universal, a masked band whose members […]

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Terror Universal singer fired following Otep allegation

Posted by on April 9, 2015

The whole event in recent weeks with Terror Universal, a masked band said to include members of Ill Nino, and Otep, has been pretty uncomfortable. To recap, Otep dropped off the Civil Unrest tour because she claimed that the singer of Terror Universal groped her crotch while the two bands were on tour together. While Chad […]

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