Origin: Mexico
Genres: Death Metal
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Brujeria  


As the legend goes, Brujeria is an extreme underground band, consisting of various Mexican drug lords and/or murderers, who are so notorious that they must keep their identities unknown as they release albums. A great story, but of course it's not the truth. In actuality Brujeria is a project once led by Dino Cazares of Fear Factory, and has featured name players from bands such as Napalm Death, Faith No More, Arch Enemy, and many more (the pedigree of the current drummers, the Erlandsson brothers, alone reads like a who's-who of extreme metal). The band usually employs multiple bass players in the mix, leading one to expect a lower-end sound, and that's exactly what Brujeria is all about -- dirty, down-tuned, grungy death metal, with lyrics sung entirely in Spanish (and not very friendly lyrics at that, as anyone with just passing familiarity with Spanish curse words can attest). Quite cool, actually. They aren't without a sense of humor either -- who else could record a death metal version of the Macarena and call it "Marijuana"? They've kept a lower-than-usual profile over the last decade or so, but they've released the odd single in recent years, and 2016 sees the band's first full-length album in sixteen years.

Current Members

Juan Brujo (John Lepe)

vocals

El Sangron

vocals

Hongo (Shane Embury)

guitars (Insidious Disease, Lock Up, Menace, ex-Meathook Seed, Napalm Death)

Anton Reisenegger

guitars (Criminal, Lock Up, Pentagram Chile)

Fantasma (Pat Hoed)

bass

Pinche Peach

bass/vocals

Hongo Jr. (Nick Barker)

drums (ex-Cradle Of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir, Lock Up, ex-Old Man's Child, ex-Testament)

Former Members/Guests

Pititis (Gabriele Dominguez)

vocals

Asesino (Dino Cazares)

guitars (Asesino, Divine Heresy, Fear Factory)

Cristo De Pisto (Jesse Pintado)

guitars (ex-Lock Up, ex-Napalm Death, ex-Terrorizer) RIP: August 27, 2006, liver failure, age 37

Guero Sin Fe (Billy Gould)

bass/guitars (Faith No More, Harmful)

El Cynico (Jeff Walker)

bass (ex-Blackstar, Carcass)

Marijuano Machete (Antonio Hernandez)

samples/backing vocals

Greñudo (Raymond Herrera)

drums (Arkaea, ex-Asesino, ex-Fear Factory)

El Podrido (Adrian Erlandsson)

drums (At The Gates, Code, ex-Cradle Of Filth, The Haunted, Paradise Lost, ex-Vallenfyre)

El Clavador (Daniel Erlandsson)

drums (Arch Enemy, ex-Armageddon, ex-Eucharist, ex-In Flames)


Discography



Matando Gueros 
1993 Roadrunner
  1. Pura de Venta
  2. Lleyes Narcos
  3. Sacrificio
  4. Santa Lucfa
  5. Matando Gueros
  6. Seis Seis Seis
  7. Cruza la Frontera
  8. Grenudos Locos
  9. Chingo de Mecos
  10. Narcos-Satanicos
  11. Desperado
  12. Culeros
  13. Misas Negras (Sacrificio III)
  14. Chinga Tu Madre (Brujeria)
  15. Verga del Brujo/Estan Chingados
  16. Molestando Ninos Muertos
  17. Machetazos (Sacrificio II)
  18. Castigo del Brujo
  19. Cristo de la Roca
  • Juan Brujo
  • Asesino
  • Hongo
  • Guero Sin Fe
  • Fantasma
  • Pinche Peach
  • Greñudo




Raza Odiada 
1995 Roadrunner
  1. Raza Odiado (Pito Wilson)
  2. Colas de Rata
  3. Hechando Chingasos (Grenudo Locos II)
  4. Migra (Cruza la Frontera II)
  5. Revolucion
  6. Consejos Narcos
  7. Almas de Venta
  8. Ley de Plomo
  9. Tengo Colgando (Chingo de Mecos II)
  10. Sesos Humanos (Sacrificio IV)
  11. Primer Meco
  12. Patron
  13. Hermanos Menendez
  14. Radre Nuestro
  15. Ritmos Santanicos
  • Juan Brujo
  • Asesino
  • Hongo
  • Guero Sin Fe
  • Fantasma
  • Pinche Peach
  • Greñudo

Reviews:   Chronicles Of Chaos 



Brujerizmo 
2000 Roadrunner
  1. Brujerizmo
  2. Vayan Sin Miedo
  3. La Traicion
  4. Pititis, Te Invoco
  5. Laboritorio Cristalitos
  6. Division Del Norte
  7. Marcha De Odio
  8. Anti-Castro
  9. Cuiden A Los Ninos
  10. El bajon
  11. Mecosario
  12. El Desmadre
  13. Sida De La Mente
  • Juan Brujo
  • Pititis
  • Asesino
  • Hongo
  • Cristo De Pisto
  • Guero Sin Fe
  • Fantasma
  • Pinche Peach
  • Marijuano Machete
  • Greñudo
  • Hongo Jr.




(EP) Marijuana 
2000 Tee Pee
  1. Marijuana
  2. Matando Gueros '97
  3. Pito Wilson
  4. Echando Chingazos
  5. Matando Gueros
  • Juan Brujo
  • Hongo
  • Fantasma
  • Pinche Peach
  • Greñudo




Mextremist! Greatest Hits  COMPILATION
2001 Kool Arrow
  1. Seis Seis Seis
  2. Santa Incia
  3. Sacrificio
  4. Machetazos
  5. Padre Nuestro
  6. Muertos
  7. Castigo del Brujo
  8. Matando Gueros '97
  9. Narco-Peda
  10. Brujo Cirujano
  11. Ascsino
  12. Hechando Chingasos
  13. Poseido
  14. Cristo de in Roca
  15. Papa Capado
  16. Scran Mios Para Siempre
  17. Mecosario
  18. Marijuana




Pocho Aztlan 
2016 Nuclear Blast
  1. Pocho Aztlan
  2. No aceptan imitaciones
  3. Profecía del Anticristo
  4. Ángel de la frontera
  5. Plata o plomo
  6. Satongo
  7. Isla de la fantasía
  8. Bruja
  9. México campeón
  10. Culpan la mujer
  11. Códigos
  12. Debilador
  13. California über Aztlan
  • Juan Brujo
  • Pititis
  • Hongo
  • Fantasma
  • El Cynico
  • Pinche Peach
  • Hongo Jr.
  • El Podrido


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