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Machetazo

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La Coruña, Spain (1994 – present)

Machetazo was born in the year 1994 in La Coruña, Spain.

Firstly it was just a side project into noise-grind until Dopi left his previous band and decided to focus in Machetazo taking it to an absolute level of dedication and changing the musical orientation leaving the noisecore elements and turning it into old school 80s grindcore with a big influence of nordic death metal,imagine a mix between Terrorizer,Repulsion,Carcass,Autopsy,Nihilist,Carnage and Funebre and you get the point of
what Machetazo is about.

The second demotape was the one who opened a lot of gates,catching the attention of Charlie Infection(ex-drummer of Psycho) who released it on 10”MLP and getting proposals for a few splits and of course the deal with the New York based label Razorback Records,their main label still ‘til today.

Machetazo during the first years was mostly Dopi’s project,with various collaborators and members going in and out,but after the release of the first album Rober came at guitars as a definitive member. Rober and Dopi recorded the second album and just after the release Carlos came as bassist in the year 2001,then we could say Machetazo started to be a real band, a classic power trio that still prevails ‘til today, trying hard to survive in a country with nule support for underground extreme music and fighting trends and obstacles everyday.

Anyway Machetazo has a strong reputation and feedback worldwide specially in the USA,Mexico and Japan.

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  • acidfordinner

    wow, had no idea they split up. shame, never got to see them live. but they left us with lots of awesome material either way. RIP.

    9 Sep 2014 Reply
  • thibautcogn

    Awesome band. I had the chance to see them before their split, at grinding Delémont festival. Insane.

    3 Sep 2014 Reply
  • InfernalGrinder

    Machetazo is dead, long live Mutilated Veterans!

    3 Aug 2014 Reply
  • DisConduct

    RIP grinders!

    21 Jul 2014 Reply
  • Shinzaru

    Se acaban de separar según su Facebook, menudo putadón.

    20 Jul 2014 Reply
  • bobo9390

    great band

    14 May 2014 Reply
  • Katorevenge

    Prefiero el split con Abscess.

    14 Jan 2014 Reply
  • THXmille138

    10/10

    27 Nov 2013 Reply
  • celtiberic

    Su mejor disco es y siempre sera Sinfonias del Terror Ciego

    2 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Skullbearer

    Great fucking band!

    9 Jul 2013 Reply
  • spicoblack13

    Su nuevo disco, Ruin ES BRUTAL!!!! el mejor disco de machetazo /m/

    30 Jun 2013 Reply
  • Raphael1984

    TANATORIO !!!!!!

    30 Jun 2013 Reply
  • grlruan

    Better and better with every release! Great new album and on great Czech label! Yeaahhh

    20 May 2013 Reply
  • PutridBastard

    New album is fucking great, hope to see them live some day.

    19 May 2013 Reply
  • MonoPeligroso

    Y promesa cumplida! Joder!!

    27 Apr 2013 Reply
  • XenoChist

    нормально стелят!!

    2 Jan 2013 Reply
  • MonoPeligroso

    Después de escuchar 'Tétrico' me ha vuelto la obsesión por estos amos, el nuevo disco promete lo suyo!

    3 Dec 2012 Reply
  • ibdrghyfrsfrghr

    Houstone,Texas 713 hard-gore-grind -horror-core

    30 Jul 2012 Reply
  • Pablo1349

    OPino lo mismo que sergi1936! yo tambien los vi unas cuantas veces y a ver cuando repito!

    26 Jan 2012 Reply
  • Sergi1936

    Machetazo los putos jefes!!!!, los vi muchas veces, la primera en 1999 en Gijon presentando el "Carne de Cementerio", tenian dos guitarras y fue algo increible, tocaron una cancion de Macabre incluida.Tambien los vi en Gijon presentando el "Trono de Huesos" fue su mejor concierto, no hay palabras para describirlo una mezcla de Repulsion;Carcass primeros;Autopsy; y si me apuras a las demos de General Surgery, auntentico death grind a la vieja escuela, pense que la sala/bar se caia abajo.Machetazo son los mejores!!!!.Dsifruto tanto de Machetazo como de Terrorizer lo que pasa que ultimamente tambien me gustan mucho los Explosions in the Sky, post rock , para tomar una cafe con leche tranquilo sobre las 15h.

    9 Nov 2011 Reply
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