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fILTHY profile


Name: Eduardo Chacón Zúñiga
Birthday: Feb 24th
Birthplace: San José, CR.
Instrument: Singer
Status: Single

Favorite Bands: Emperor, Ulver, Enslaved, Dark Tranquillity, Moonspell, Amorphis, Septicflesh, Katatonia, Arcturus, Evergrey, Dimension Zero, Swallow the Sun, Pantera, Deftones, Samael, ...And Oceans, Depeche Mode, Ram-Zet.

Favorite Food: Japanese, Thai.

Favorite Drinks: Cas en leche, Te Verde, Sandía, Johnnie Walker Black Label, Tuborg.

Favorite Albums: Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk (Emperor), Aspera Hiems Symfonia (Arcturus), Recreation Day (Evergrey), Silent Waters (Amorphis), Communion (Septicflesh), Spiritual Black Dimensions (Dimmu Borgir), Perdition City (Ulver), Last Fair Deal Gone Down (Katatonia), This Godless Endeavor (Nevermore), Blackwater Park (Opeth), Cruelty and the Beast (Cradle of Filth), Quintessence (Borknagar), Slaughter Of The Soul (At the Gates), Death's Design (Diabolical Masquerade), Resplendent Grotesque (Code), The Girl Who was Death (Devil Doll), Armada (Keep of Kalessin), Pitch Black Progress (Scar Symmetry), Dirt (Alice in Chains), The Odyssey (Symphony X), Vulgar Display of Power (Pantera), Faith Divides Us Death Unites Us (Paradise Lost), ...A.M.G.O.D. (...And Oceans), Nexus Polaris (Covenant).

Gear: Shure SM58

Hobbies: Travel, Restaurants, buy original cd's/dvd's.

Musical Background: Former vocalist of OHMZ (Studio Project '03-'04), Bass lessons at Escuela Superior de Guitarras (Just a few months, I suck at it).

Favorite Musicians: Philip Hansen Anselmo, Vegard Sverre Tveitan, Tom S. Englund, Devin Townsend.



Rod profile


Name: Rod Chaverri
Birthday: Oct 11th
Birthplace: San José, but lived in Heredia all my childhood.
Instrument: Drums
Status: Single.
Favorite Band: Faith No More.

Classic Metal: Metallica, Black Sabbath, WhiteSnake, Motley Crue, W.A.S.P., Def Leppard, Megadeth, Death, Pantera, Iron Maiden, Machine Head, Helloween, Anthrax.

Metal: Gojira, Bloodbath, The Black Dahlia Murder, Fear Factory, Katatonia, Meshuggah, Behemoth, Ihsahn, Slipknot, Enslaved, Born Of Osiris, Amon Amarth, Opeth, Lamb Of God, Nevermore, Septic Flesh, The Faceless, Deftones y Psycroptic.

Favorite Food: Food.

Favorite Drink: Water & Ice-T.

Favorite Metal Albums: Master Of Puppets (Metallica), Sound of Perseverance (Death), Demanufacture (Fear Factory), Destroy Erase Improve (Meshuggah), Communion (Septic Flesh), This is Hell (Dimension Zero), Ghouls of Grandeaur (Grimfist), Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia (Dimmu Borgir), Slaughter of the Soul (At The Gates).

Favorite non Metal Albums: Angel Dust (Faith No More), Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd), Aenima (Tool), IV (Led Zeppelin), Post (Bjork), Dummy (Portishead), Mezzanine (Massive Attack), 13th Step (A Perfect Circle), Candlebox (Candlebox), Ten (Pearl Jam), Absolution/Black Holes and Revelations (Muse) y Canción Animal (Soda Stereo), Murder Nature (Head Control System)

Gear: Bateria Yamaha Stage Custom Advantage de Maple, Pedal doble Pearl Eliminator con Danmar Red wood beaters y platillos variados (Sabian, Paiste, Zildjian, Wuhan).

Hobbies: Spend time with my family  & friends. Watch TV, collect music dvd`s, read and go for a walk anytime I can.

Musical Background: I played drums for Colemesis, Broca, Crayon, Insano, Catfight y Keep The Gap. Innova Music School. Drum teacher as we speak.

Favorite Drummers: Virgil Donati, Thomas Haake, Derek Roddy, Josh Freese, Danny Carey, Sean Reinert, Gene Hoglan, Richard Christy, Mike Bordin, George Kollias y Jan Axel Bloomberg.

Favorite Movies: The Clockwork Orange, Point Break, 300, In The Name of The Father, Dark Knight, Full Metal Jacket, Empire Strikes Back.




Name: Rafael Elías Castro Benavides
Birthday: Dic 1st
Birthplace: San José, CR.
Instrument: Guitar.
Status: Single.

Favorite Bands: Nevermore, Megadeth, Extol, Journey, Ozzy, Van Halen, Symphony X, Pagan´s Mind, A Perfect Circle, Anathema, Scar Symmetry.

Favorite Food: Italian.

Favorite Drink: Grape, Apple & Watermelon Juice. Ice-T. Capuchino.

Favorite Albums: Cynic - Traced in the Air, Extol - Synergy, Sinergy - Suicide by my side, Avishai Cohen - Gently Disturbed, Cirque du Soleil - Varekai, Megadeth - Youthnasia, Angra - Temple of shadows, Symphony X - V: The New Mythology Suite, Steffen Schackinger - ElectriGuitartistry, Beyond Twilight - For the Love of Art and the Making.


Schecter C7 FR con EMG´s 707.
Ibanez RG 120 con Di Marzio Paf Pro y Di Marzio Evolution.

Morley Bad Horsie WAH
Line 6 DL Digital Delay
CMATMODS Deluxe Signa Comp
Korg Pitch Black Pedal Tuner

SKB PS-45 Professional Pedalboard

Amp: Mesa Boogie Triple Rectifier
Jim Dunlop Tortex Standard 1.0 mm


Hobbies: Martial Arts, Gym, literature, Mass communication.

Musical Background: Organ when I was 4 years old, then piano and when I was 12 electric guitar. Private classes and practice pretty much every day is what I do in order to improve.

Favorite Musicians: Avishai Cohen, Sting, Shawn Lane, Al Dimeola, Greg Howe, Eddie Van Halen, Django Reinhardt, Esbjorn Svensson, Marty Friedman, Jason Becker, Kristoffer Rygg, Richie Kotzen.



Name: Esteban Monestel Giró
Birthday: May 11th.
Birthplace: San José, CR.
Instrument: Bass & Backing Vocals.
Status: Divorced.

Favorite Bands: Sight of Emptiness, Morbid Angel, Pantera, Death, Carcass, Cannibal Corpse, Behemoth, Decapitated, Necrophagist, Entombed, Kreator, Morgoth, Obituary, Slayer, Gojira, Septic Flesh, Whitesnake, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains, Beck, Avishai Cohen, Pat Metheny, Wheater Report, Amarillo Cian y Magenta.

Favorite Food: Pizza & Gallo Pinto.

Favorite Drink: Pilsen, Cacique, Ice-T. 

Favorite Albums: Morbid Angel - Covenant, Carcass - Heartwork, Pantera - Far Beyond Driven, Septic Flesh - Communion, Kreator - Coma of Souls, Decapitated - Nihility, Cannibal Corpse - Butchered at Birth, Behemoth - Evangelion, Soundgarden - Superunknown, Avishai Cohen - Unity.



LightWave Saber VL with Optical Pickup System.

Warwick Vampyre con pastillas MEC Twin Jazz y MEC Jazz neck.

Dean Metalman V con pastillas Dean Dual Active.

Schecter Hellraiser C7 con EMG´s 707.

Boss CS-3 Compression Sustainer
dPDB Passive Direct Box

Hobbies: iPod, go for a walk, mountains, Pilsen - Cacique - Junk Food, Sex, Video Games, Apple accesories, graphic design, sound systems, Manchester United, Deportivo Saprissa.

Musical Background: Piano when I was a little kid, my father and uncle are professional musicians, so it's in my blood. Bass player since 1997, Theriomorph (R.I.P) was my first band. 

Favorite Musicians: George Emmanuel III (Trey Azagthoth), Darrell Lance Abbot (Dimebag Darrell), John Francis Anthony Pastorius III (Jaco Pastorius), Charles Michael Schuldiner (Chuck Schuldiner), William Geoffrey Stee (Bill Steer), Avishai Cohen, Bek David Campbell (Beck), Patrick Bruce Metheny (Pat Metheny), Jerry Cantrell, Christopher John Boyle (Cris Cornell).



Name: Andrés David Castro Bogantes
Birthday: Feb 17th
BirthplaceGrecia, Alajuela
Instrument: Guitar
Status: Single

Favorite Bands: Death, Editus, Rage Against The Machine, Carcass, Mors Principium Est, Gojira, Angra, Chik Corea, The Blue Man Group, Rhapsody, Benediction, Megadeth,Dimmu Borgir, Mudvayne, Startovarius, Evergrey, Elmer Ferrer Band, Aghora.

Favorite Food: Costarricense

Favorite Drink: Capuchino, Chocolate, Natural drinks.

Favorite Albums: The sound Of Perseverance-Death, Decada Uno-Editus, Inner Space-Chik Corea, The Sickness-Disturbed, Erotick Cakes-Gutrhie Govan, Vermin-Olds Mans Child, The Way Of All Flesh-Gojira, October Rust-Type o Negative, Inner Circle-Evergrey.


Ibanez rg Series
Boss Gt 10

Hobbies: Camping, mountains and volcanos.

Musical Background: When I was 13 years old, I picked up my first guitar. In 2007 I joined Editus Academia de las Artes.

Favorite Musicians: Al Di Meola, Edín Solís, Guthrie Govan, Chuck Schuldiner, Johann Sebastian Bach, Antonio Lucio Vivaldi, Fidel Gamboa, John Williams.


Name: Gabriel Arias Barquero
Birthday: June 3rd
Birthplace: San José, CR
Instrument: Samples, Keyboards, Vocoder, Didgeridoo.
Status: Single.

Favorite Bands: Pat Metheny Group, Björk, The Prodigy, Meshuggah, U2, Daft Punk, Sunn O))), Golem, Planet X, Deftones.

Favorire Food: Sugar free cakes :P

Favorite Drink: Root Beer.

Favorite Albums: Icon: A Transcontinental Gathering, CAB, The way up (Metheny)  Alive (Daft Punk), Organic Hallucinosis (Decapitated).


Midi controller Akai MPD24, iMac, Didgeridoo

Hobbies: Movies, Sci Fi, Leer, Go-Karts

Musical Background: Bands: Akenaton Guitar, vocals, keys. Clasic guitar at UCR. I play Kanjira, drum percussion & Dunes.

Favorite Musicians: Allan Holdsworth, Joe Zawinul, Peter Gabriel, Selvaganesh, Lyle Mays, Luis Alberto Spinetta, Antonio Sanchez, Don Davis, Michael Jackson, Shawn Lane, Akira Yamaoka.