The Under Cover Sessions

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The Under Cover Sessions
EP by Ill Niño
Released November 7, 2006
Recorded Los Angeles, CA
Genre Alternative metal
Length 19:18
Label Cement Shoes
Producer Andy Johns, Dave Chavarri
Ill Niño chronology
The Best of Ill Niño
(2006)
The Under Cover Sessions
(2006)
Enigma
(2008)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Sputnikmusic 3/5 stars[1]

The Under Cover Sessions is the name of Ill Niño's 5 track EP which was released on November 7, 2006 via Cement Shoes Records. It is their first release on the label, after departing Roadrunner Records in June 2006. This EP was the first to feature Diego Verduzco on guitar (originally in Odum), as a stand-in for Jardel Paisante, who hadn't been a part of the group since the spring of 2006. He was said to be dealing with personal family problems. According to guitarist Ahrue Luster, Verduzco is a great guitar player: "He's a very dedicated musician and a huge fan of Ill Niño". Verduzco was also on the photo shoots of Ill Niño for the EP, so many fans saw him as a full-time replacement for Jardel Paisante. Only 20,000 copies of the EP were released. It sold 1,300 copies during its first week of release.[2]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Arrastra"   3:20
2. "Zombie Eaters" (Featuring Chino Moreno of Deftones, Faith No More cover) 5:59
3. "Reservation for Two"   3:15
4. "Red Rain" (Peter Gabriel cover) 4:15
5. "Territorial Pissings" (Nirvana cover) 2:27
Total length:
19:18

Personnel[edit]

  • Cristian Machado - vocals
  • Ahrue Luster - lead guitar
  • Diego Verduzco - rhythm guitar
  • Lazaro Piña - bass
  • Dave Chavarri - drums
  • Danny Couto - percussion
  • Omar Clavijo - keyboards
  • Chino Moreno - vocals on "Zombie Eaters"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sputnikmusic review
  2. ^ NONPOINT, 36 CRAZYFISTS, ILL NIÑO, EUROPE, JON OLIVA'S PAIN First-Week Sales Revealed. November 15, 2006