Transmetal (band)

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Transmetal
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Background information
OriginYurecuaro, Michoacan, Mexico
GenresThrash metal, death metal
Years active1987–present
Websitehttp://transmetalmexico.com/

Transmetal is an extreme metal band formed in Yurécuaro, Michoacán, México in 1987 by brothers Javier, Juan and Lorenzo Partida. They have been known as one of the most important metal bands in Latin America. Their most well known songs are Killers, 1989 from the Desear un Funeral (1989) (EP), was a cover of French band Killers [fr] from the album Fils de la Haine (1985), with producer and now Lead vocalist fronted by Bruno Dolheguy, and El Infierno de Dante from the album Sepelio En El Mar.

During their career, the band have played over four thousand concerts and have released over 30 albums which experiment in thrash and death metal, with the vocals styles based on growling. The band have also participated in shows with other notable bands such as Slayer, Sepultura, Overkill, and Kreator.[1][2][3][4]

Albums Sepelio en el Mar, Zona Muerta and Amanecer en el mausoleo were produced by Eric Greif.

Band members[edit]

Current Lineup[edit]

  • Juan Partida - lead guitar (1987-present)
  • Lorenzo Partida - bass (1987-present)
  • Javier Partida - drums (1987-present)
  • Sergio Burgos - lead vocals (2014-present)
  • Arturo Cabrera - rhythm guitar (2014-present)

Past Members[edit]

  • Alberto Pimentel - lead vocals, rhythm guitar (1987-1990, 1992-1998, 2007-2009)
  • Alejandro González - lead vocals (1990-1992)
  • Mauricio Torres - lead vocals (1998-2004)
  • Bruno Blázquez - lead vocals (2005-2007)
  • Chris Menpart - lead vocals, rhythm guitar (2009-2014)
  • Juan Carlos Camarena - rhythm guitar (1990-1992, 2004-2005)
  • Ernesto Torres - rhythm guitar (1998-2003)
  • Antonio Tenorio - rhythm guitar (2005-2007)

Timeline[edit]

Discography[edit]

  • Muerto en la Cruz (1988)
  • Desear un Funeral (1989) (EP)
  • Sepelio en el Mar (1990)
  • Zona Muerta (1991)
  • Amanecer en el Mausoleo (1992)
  • Burial at Sea (1992)
  • En Vivo Vols. 1 & 2 (1992) (live album)
  • Crónicas de Dolor (1993)
  • El Infierno de Dante (1993) (also available as Dante's Inferno)
  • Veloz y Devastador Metal (1994)
  • El Llamado de la Hembra (1996)
  • Las Alas del Emperador (1996)
  • México Bárbaro (1996)
  • Debajo de los Cielos Púrpura (1999)
  • XIII Años en Vivo Primera Parte/XIII Años en Vivo Segunda Parte (2000) (live album)
  • Tristeza de Lucifer (2002)
  • El Amor Supremo (2002)
  • Lo Podrido Corona La Inmensidad (2004)
  • 17 Years Down in Hell (2004)
  • Temple De Acero (2004)
  • El Despertar de la Adversidad (2006)
  • Progresión Neurótica (2006)
  • 20 Años Ondeando La Bandera Del Metal (2007)
  • Odyssey In the Flesh (2008)
  • En Vivo Desde Tijuana (2010) (Live Album)
  • Decadencia en la Modernidad (2011)
  • Indestructible (2012)
  • Clasicos (2013)
  • Peregrinación a la cabeza de Cristo (2014)
  • Clásicos II(2015)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopedia Metallum - Transmetal
  2. ^ MusicMight Biography
  3. ^ "Transmetal Cerrar".
  4. ^ "TRANSMETAL Confirmed For Mexico's MEZCAL METAL FEST; WHIPLASH Pulls Out Of Event".

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