Formed in early 2001 in Pereira, Colombia, South America. HEADCRUSHER’s blend of thrash, death metal and hardcore climbed them to the top of the growing Colombian and South American metal scene.
HEADCRUSHER has played many successful shows in their homeland including the prestigious Rock Al Parque festival in front of over 50,000 people and over 6,000 people at the always anticipated FFF festival in Ambato, Ecuador.
HEADCRUSHER arrived in New York in 2007 and toured the East Coast. The Band relocated to Austin, Texas in the summer of 2008 and recorded their self-titled EP in 2009. The tracks were mastered by Juan Urteaga (Exodus, Testament, Machine Head) at Trident Studios in Northern California, with the artwork designed by Alex Eckman-Lawn (Architects, Syopus, Hacride).
With the release of the self-titled EP in 2010 and a steady stream of gigs throughout Texas, HEADCRUSHER has gained a larger following and has been presented with many opportunities.
In March of 2011, they won the Road to Full Metal Texas contest held by RoadRunner Records and played at the SXSW showcase, sharing the stage with such bands as: The Red Chord, Upon a Burning Body, Kvelertak, Trap Them. In May and October 2011 they opened for Cavalera Conspiracy in Austin, TX.
In January of 2012 they released "Let The Blood Run" this is their first full length album released on American soil. It was recorded in Austin, TX at Lucid Audio, and was mixed and mastered by Tue Madsen (The Haunted, Behemoth, Dark Tranquility, to name a few).
HEADCRUSHER has been featured in local radio shows, Liquid Metal Sirius satellite radio, Colombian national TV and various music compilations.
In March of 2012 the prestigious and groundbreaking guitar company S7G welcomed guitar players: Carlos Ramirez and David Coloma to be part of the S7G artist roast.
During the month of June HEADCRUSHER toured the east coast of the US and in July they were invited to this year edition of Rock al Parque. This was a great show for HEADCRUSHER, giving them the opportunity to comeback home after 7 years to share their music and hard work with everyone. The reception of the band at the festival was greater than expected, opening new opportunities for the band in the future.
Throughout the whole summer HEADCRUSHER’S new single “Prisoner Machine”, streamed daily on Liquid Metal Sirius Satellite Radio. Upon demand on two different occasions, this song made it to the top 12 “The Devils Dozen”.
HEADCRUSHER’S hard work is about to pay off.
On December of 2012 they get invited to play Barge to Hell, the world’s first Extreme Metal Cruise. The festival counts with an impressive lineup: At the Gates, Behemoth, Brujeria, Exodus, Sepultura, Sodom, to name a few.
HEADCRUSHER’S songs, energy and execution made more than one head turn. Getting a great response among the audience and fellow artists.
In January of 2013 Randall amplifiers welcomes HEADCRUSHER to their artists roast.
Currently the band is working with Tue Madsen on their new production to be released in 2013. Stay tuned for more.
HEADCRUSHER has also shared stage with acts like: Apocalyptica, Suicidal Tendencies, Dillinger Escape Plan, Krisiun, Wretched, Thy Will Be Done, Ill Nino, God Forbid, Shadows Fall, Mushroom Head, Lazarus A.D, Allegaeon, Motograter, Silent Civilian, Animal (Argentina), Confronto (Brazil), Koyi K Utho (Colombia), Souledge (Colombia).
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