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Ex-Il Niño frontman releases new single, “Die Alone”

Posted by on May 8, 2020

  Former Il Niño frontman Cristian Machado has released a new single. “Die Alone,” according to American Songwriter, is “a love song, but one stitched together from suffering, heartbreak, and a search for meaning and growth in the face of pain, loss, and unimaginable challenges.” Said Machado in a statement about the song: “‘Die Alone‘ […]

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Ex-Ill Niño singer to release debut solo album

Posted by on April 1, 2020

Cristian Machado has formally announced his departure from Ill Niño, as well as plans to release his debut solo album. Hollywood Y Sycamore and is slated for release this fall on Chesky Records sub-label Coconut Bay. “I’m announcing my official departure from ILL NIÑO,” said Machado in a statement (reported by Blabbermouth). “We’ve reached a […]

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Ill Niño reach settlement in band name lawsuit

Posted by on March 27, 2020

The members of Ill Niño have reached a settlement in a lawsuit over who gets to use the band’s name.  This “mutual, amicable and binding agreement” allows drummer Dave Chavarri and bassist Laz Pina to use the Ill Niño name, essentially forcing vocalist Cristian Machado, lead guitarist Ahrue “Luster” Ilustre and rhythm guitarist Diego Verduzco […]

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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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