Following the initial vinyl release of Xibalba's Madre Mia Por Los Dias debut full-length in 2011 (via A389 Records: Ringworm, Integrity, Pulling Teeth), Southern Lord released a CD pressing of the album, as part of its ongoing underground series, Madre Mia Por Los Dias stormed the hardcore world with its apocalyptic, down-tuned, slow-motion brutality, the band's ultra-energizing buildups and relentlessly brutal breakdowns instantly drawing comparisons to Disembodied, Bloodlet, and the heaviest of the late 90s/early 2000s hardcore scene and kings of low-end, groove-laden death metal like Crowbar, Obituary, Sepultura.
Hasta La Muerte, Spanish for "To The Death", is the band's first full-length album for Southern Lord, It's a lethal collision of brutal death metal, vicious hardcore and oppressive sludge, Taking the concept of heavy to a new, crushing level! It was recorded and produced by Taylor Young (Nails), Greg Anderson of sunn O))), Goatsnake and Southern Lord has collaborated with the band on 2 tracks: Flood and Cold, Anderson's sub-bass six string warfare seamlessly integrates within the ultra-heaviness of the Xibalba sound, The band's songwriting, performance and recording of the album shows Xibalba taking a giant leap forward, Hasta La Muerte will firmly establish the group as a force to be reckoned with as well as new leaders within the underground metal scene.
Cat No: LORD159
Packaging: CD Regular
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