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Gangrena - Oscuro Tormento

Gangrena released its fourth album Oscuro Tormento (Dark Torment) three weeks ago. The track Torciendo El Cuchillo (Twisting The Knife),

Gangrena is a Death Metal band that was born in San Carlos (8th region) at the end of 2004 with the original idea of Francisco Meriño, who wanted to materialize a 4-song project (Demo). In 2006, Meriño integrates 3 musicians, Victor Palavecino, Claudio Aguilera and Javier Larroucau, on drums, guitar and bass respectively, to complete the project.

In 2008, the band recorded their first LP called Putrefacción which was very well accepted by the public and media in the Region. Then the band recorded their first 2 promotional video clips of the songs: Drag The Corpse and Vomiting insects with Patricio Valladares, renowned horror film director. That same year Javier Larroucau decides to take another path, leaving the band and passing Francisco Meriño to the performance of the Bass. Putrefacción is btw a microorganisms break down organic materials. It usually occurs after the death of a plant or animal.

Between 2009 and 2011, the second LP “DE VUELTA AL TERROR” was composed, produced and recorded, which allowed the band to continue advancing and making several presentations in different locations. The track Nadie Sabe Nada (Nobody Knows Anyhing),

During 2013 Gangrena needs to increase its sound, enhancing the guitars by recruiting Mauricio Asensio in rhythm guitar. After being well conformed with this new lineup, they immediately recorded their third promotional video clip called Crisis De Pánico from their second LP, which allowed them to reach bigger stages.

In 2014, they decided to compose and record their third LP, named Gangrena with the same name. In this instance the band ceases to be independent and after several conversations and interests in common, it becomes part of the productions of the Australis Records label.

Since its second LP (2009), the recordings, productions, website, videos, photographs and art are self-produced!

In 2016, Claudio Aguilera (First Guitar) decided to take another path, going on to execute this position Armando Soto. Also in 2016, the first 2 LPs were relaunched on a compilation CD that brings together the 26 songs from both albums, said album is in a Digipack A5 format released by Australis Records, this production bears the name of 10 Years Of Putrefaction, which is also the way in which the first decade of the band’s existence is celebrated. Actually the band released their new album Oscuro Tormento released under Australis Records.

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Mitt hovedfokus er musikk som er basert på progressiv tenking. Jeg er på ingen måte ensporet innen musikksmak, i likhet med intensjonen bak prog. Sjangerbegrepet er egentlig temmelig uinteressant annet enn til å gi en pekepinn om hva slags musikk det er snakk om i en anmeldelse. Jeg søker god musikk for å utfordre meg som lytter. God musikk til å trigge mine musikalske smaksløker, og til å sette i gang mine refleksjoner. Da er sjansen stor for at jeg utvikler meg og lærer, noe som bør være drivstoff for et hvert menneske. Fordi det å lære og utvikle seg er noe som tilfører livet en nødvendig porsjon "krydder". Slikt krydderet finner man blant annet i musikk. Ikke overraskende mener jeg at progressiv musikk har den fineste "smaken". På den annen side kan musikk med eller uten progressive elementer være godt nok til hverdags. Til fest derimot holder bare rendyrket prog! Må jo også få med at jeg rimelig kritisk, og jeg mener at det lages mye prog som er i beste fall uinteressant, og faktisk mye som er pinlig dårlig. Heldigvis oppveies dette av ekstremt dyktige aktører som for eksempel: Flower Kings, Mostly Autumn og White Willow, for å nevne noen tilfeldig valgte.
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