The Mexican-based Aztec folk metal group Cemican whose unique music incorporates elements of the legends, mysticism and ideologies of ancient Mexican culture has signed for M-Theory Audio. This corporation will result in at least one album. The group’s new album will be released in the late spring/early summer. Cemican is from Guadalajara, Jalisco, México. They combine the modern instrumentation of a metal band with traditional pre-Hispanic instruments, experienced a breakout year in 2018. Their new single/video Guerreros De Cemican.
The band plans to build on their momentum on 2019, when they will return to Europe. They’ll perform at France`s Cernunnos Pagan Fest and Germany’s Wacken Winter Nights, as well as the summer, when they will make their debut at the French festival Hellfest.
«I was first exposed to the sound of Cemican upon hearing Guerreros De Cemican played on Liquid Metal. Finding out more about this exciting new band I saw the captivating promo video and that they were performing on some big shows», explains M-Theory label head Marco Barbieri. «I was impressed and wanted to buy their record only to find that they were still unsigned and looking for a home. I immediately had to get in touch and share my enthusiasm and belief in the group and their musical and visual concept. I’m proud to announce the forthcoming album and help further develop the band and spread their appeal».
«Life is the center of every culture, the mysticism and ancient sounds gathered in the path of the death, warrior blood and glory of an empire», states Xaman Ek. «The rituals of the Aztecs lead by the war drums thru the red path…Todos Somos Guerreros (We Are All Warriors)». Cemican was formed eleven years ago and has independently released two albums to date. Ometiliztli” in 2009 and three years later Ticateh Ipan Miquixtlahuac.