Ill Niño

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Ill Niño
Ill niño on live.jpg
Ill Niño in 2009
Background information
Origin New Jersey, United States
Years active 1998–present
Labels Victory, Cement Shoes, Roadrunner
Associated acts Soulfly, Mushroomhead, Hatebreed, Merauder, 40 Below Summer, Seether, Ankla, Deftones, Spineshank, Machine Head, Emmure, Terror Universal, Slipknot
Members Cristian Machado
Lazaro Pina
Diego Verduzco
Ahrue Luster
Dave Chavarri
Oscar Santiago
Past members Jorge Rosado
Marc Rizzo
Jardel Martins Paisante
Roger Vasquez
Daniel Couto

Ill Niño is an American nu metal band formed in New Jersey in 1998. The group currently consists of lead vocalist Cristian Machado, drummer Dave Chavarri, bassist Lazaro "Laz" Pina, lead guitarist Ahrue Luster, guitarist Diego Verduzco, and percussionist Oscar Santiago. They are currently signed to Victory Records globally and AFM Records exclusively in UK & Europe. Ill Niño has always branded their original style as "Latin metal". They have released 7 studio albums, 2 EPs, and 1 greatest hits album, selling over 1.3 million albums worldwide.


Ill Niño are described as latin metal,[1][2] nu metal,[1][3][4] alternative metal[5] and metalcore.[6][7]



  1. ^ a b "Ill Nino - Epidemia Review". Stereokiller. December 2, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Ill Niño". Allmusic. 
  3. ^ McIver, Joel (2002). Nu Metal: The Next Generation of Rock & Punk. Omnibus Press. p. 62. ISBN 978-0-7119-9209-2. 
  4. ^ Udo, Tommy (2002). Brave Nu World. Sanctuary Publishing. pp. 193–194, 242–243. ISBN 1-86074-415-X. 
  5. ^ "Best of Ill Niño - Ill Niño". Allmusic. Retrieved Feb 19, 2013. 
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