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Formed: 1989
From: Santiago, Chile
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Pirosaint News

Below is our complete Pirosaint news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

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Pirosaint Release New Song 'Awaken My Conscience'

New York band Pirosaint have released the new track 'Awaken My Conscience' via Bandcamp today. The tracks features original singer Gonzalo Rodriguez.

Stream the new track 'Awaken My Conscience' directly here below:

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Metalfier Announce New Drummer Ignacio Orellana

New York band Metalfier have announced that Pirosaint drummer Ignacio
Orellana is the new addition to its ranks. The new member made his
official introduction the band was the headliner at the legendary Irving
Plaza in New York on 12/14/17. The band have uploaded a series of live
drumcam videos to its youtube channel, check some of them below:

Frontman Andrew Janda commented: More...

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Pirosaint Parts Ways With Vocalist

New York group Pirosaint has split with singer Billy Vanders during the vocal recordings for an upcoming new album. The band commented:

“Unfortunately, after two years of work we were getting nowhere with him. We wish him the best on his future endeavors. He is a great guy, we hope for the best on his future.

"We know that it has been a long time. The music for this record it has been recorded already for quite some time already and we are not sure why we haven’t found the right guy, with the right attitude for the music that we do. We are only looking to do what we like to do… so, we will continue to push forward. Pirosaint will continue looking for the right fit for the band, for now that is all what we can do.”

Drummer Ignacio Orellana further commented: “After two years of back and forth we decided to let him go. For quite some time he wanted to bring a hardcore vibe that we never wanted for this band; in the end we are a death / thrash metal band. He was singing for the wrong music style so, after all this time he became a wrong fit for the our band." More...

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Pirosaint Posts New Live Video

New York band Pirosaint just uploaded live video for the track “A New Yesterday.” The video was recorded on September 4th, 2015 at Blackthorn 51 in Queens, NY and edited by Promusicvideo.

The clip contains live footage from the band performing for the very first time live with new singer Billy Vanders - check it out below.

The track "A New Yesterday" was originally released in 2013 featuring Gonzalo Rodriguez on vocals. Pirosaint is currently working on the vocal tracks for a new album that is expected to be out by July/August 2016 via Digmetalworld Records in North America. Stay tuned for more info. Pirosaint is:

Billy Vanders - Vocals
Bill Smith - Guitars
Ron Buckner - Bass
Ignacio Orellana - Drums More...

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Pirosaint Recruits New Vocalist

After parting ways with Gonzalo Rodriguez late last year, Pirosaint has confirmed the addition of Bill Vanders as the band's new vocalist.

Drummer Ignacio Orellana commented: "We have been looking for a steady vocalist since 2011 and we believe that the waiting was worth it. Billy have worked really hard on learning our music catalog and we have just performed live after 1 month of his audition."

The band is currently working on the vocals for the new material that is already recorded at Oily Sound Studios in New Windsor, NY. More...

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Pirosaint Streaming New Track

New York band Pirosaint just uploaded the new track "House Of Hardcore," written exclusively for the Tommy Dreamer’s House Of Hardcore wrestling academy located in Poughkeepsie, NY.

"House Of Hardcore" features Ignacio Figueroa of the band Naioth on vocals. The track was recorded at Oily Sound Studios by Ignacio Orellana in New Windsor, NY and mixed / mastered at Ignacio Figueroa’s Studios in Valparaiso, Chile.

Pirosaint drummer Ignacio Orellana commented: "We are currently still looking for a capable and steady local singer but in the meantime we have been doing tons of other stuff… like this theme song, that we hope will bring more interest to our good friends at the local wrestling academy. We’ve already worked on some other things related to this so, we hope they will be made public soon enough. The band Pirosaint has material already recorded for an album but we haven’t found the right person to work with us as a singer... so we are still looking for the right person…" More...

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Quemasantos Recruits Vocalist

New York outfit Quemasantos has confirmed Chilean singer Rob Diaz as its official new vocalist and also unleashes the track "‘Seda y Acero" ("Silk & Steel"), which can be heard below.

The track was recorded by Ignacio Orellana at Oily Sound Studio in New Windsor, NY and mixed / mastered by Ignacio Figueroa in Valparaiso, Chile.

Quemasantos (spanish for Burning Saints) is project performing exclusively in Spanish that includes the members of the New York band Pirosaint. The group comments:

"Since we still don’t have the proper and steady singer for our main band Pirosaint, we’ve been looking for new ways to showcase our music, so Quemasantos it is just great for us, because we can create music for a different kind of audience. We have a lot of material and we will be showing it little by little as time allows us to do it."

The band consists of:

Rob Diaz - Vocals
Bill Smith - Guitars
Ron Buckner - Bass
Ignacio Orellana - Drums More...

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Pirosaint Splits With Vocalist

NY-based group Pirosaint today announces that Gonzalo Rodriguez will no longer continue as the band's vocalist. This decision was taken after 15 months of working together.

The last effort including vocalist Gonzalo Rodriguez was the track "Tonight," which can be heard over here. Drummer Ignacio Orellana also commented:

"We are very sad to be announcing this, Gonzalo has been the singer of the band since the band was formed back in 1989, but we have to move on and find somebody locally. We've recorded the music of 11 tracks since last year, and this have put us almost right back where we've started in 2011. With an advantage because, we have music and the demos for the vocal tracks for all the material, so we just need someone with the right attitude and feel, that can work with us."

Any interested vocalist in the Poughkeepsie/NYC area can get in touch with the band at this location.

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Pirosaint Posts Drum Cam Video

NY based band Pirosaint has uploaded a 13 minute drum cam video featuring drummer Ignacio Orellana performing three songs live at The Chance Theater in Poughkeepsie, NY.

The footage, available below, was shot October 17th while the band was opening as support act for Alekhine's Gun.

Pirosaint is currently finishing vocals tracks for a new album and the artwork will be done by Claudio Bergamin. The album is expected to be released early 2015. More...

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Pirosaint Issues Album Update

Pirosaint has just been confirmed as supporting act for Alekhine's Gun on October 17th, 2014 at The Chance Theater in Poughkeepsie, NY.

The band is currently performing new and previously recorded material as an instrumental 3 piece in the Poughkeepsie area as vocalist Gonzalo Rodriguez recuperates from a recent house fire.

Pirosaint will continue with the rest of the vocal recordings as soon as possible to be able to finish the second half of a new album before this year ends.

The art work for the upcoming album has been created by the Chilean artist Claudio Bergamin. The concept for this album was developed by guitar player Bill Smith and the band is expecting to reveal the artwork and track listing soon. More...

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Pirosaint Front Man's House Burns Down

Pirosaint has issued the following announcement about vocalist Gonzalo Rodriguez's house burning down:

"We regret to announce that our vocalist, Gonzalo Rodriguez, has lost his home due to a house fire. He and his family are okay, however, it looks as though they have lost everything.

"We have started a fundraiser called '100 For a Friend,' which will allow those who are willing to donate to purchase our recent release, 'Infected Brutality,' at a discounted price, or you can simply donate to the fund.

"All proceeds will go straight to Gonzalo and his family. Please keep them in your thoughts during this difficult time. We love you Tukan!!" More...

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Pirosaint Posts Recording Footage

New York band Pirosaint has uploaded a vocal recording clip where you can see singer Gonzalo Rodriguez working at Ignacio Figueroa's studio in Viña del Mar, Chile. The band's upcoming new album will feature 11 tracks, and the recording clip can be seen below.

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Digmetalworld Offering Albums For Free Download

Digmetalworld - the New York metal distributor that specializes in the promotion of South American metal bands - has announced that 75% of its Bandcamp catalog has become available for free download.

Pick up your own free copy of digital albums from Digmetalworld at this location. Owner/CEO Ignacio Orellana explains:

"Due the current state of the music business, we hope that all the people such as 'new media sites, djs, reviewers, promorers, everybody' can join us on our new way of promotion. Every album on our catalog its already on iTunes, Spotify, etc, etc... but what we really would like to see, are comments and thoughts of the fans and metal music alike. We are happy to have real quality metal music for you all, so if you are interested at all, here we are and get your digital copy from us directly and not from a piratebay, torrent or pirate blog." More...

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Pirosaint Offering Album For Free Download

New York's Pirosaint has announced that during this weekend (until Sunday March 16th), the "Infected Brutality" album will be available for free download right here. You can also stream the release below.

This offer is part of the band's 20th anniversary celebration of the "Infected Dreams" demo, recorded on March 14th, 1994 in Santiago, Chile.

"Infected Brutality" is the exclusive remastered versions of the two demos: "Atrocity Not Condign '92" and "Infected Dreams '94." The track listing is as follows:

1. Real psychology (1994)
2. Sent from the emptiness (1994)
3. Noise in my conscience (1994)
4. Agonic introspection (1994)
5. Brutality not condign (1992)
6. Killed your blood (1992)
7. Are only dead lives (1992)
8. Brutality not condign (1998) live
9. Noise in my Conscience (1998) live
10. Are only dead lives (1998) live
11. Real Psychology (1996) live

Drummer Ignacio Orellana commented: "We have received so many messages from the people (that knows us from back then), telling us how great this material is sounding now that has been remastered, that we thought that it would be special to share it during our small anniversary with new fans and more friends. This work it means a lot to us and represents our roots. Our new material brings a little of bit of that and all the new influences that comes included with the new members." More...

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ArmyOfOneTV Talks To Pirosaint

ArmyOfOneTV talked to the members of New York band Pirosaint. Watch the full video interview below. On this video, they discussed the beginnings, reformation, style changes and the new members' influences.

The band is currently promoting its latest re-edition album "Infected Brutality," which contains its original demos. The album is set to be released via Digmetalworld records/MVD Entertainment Group in North America on Feb 11th.

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Poughkeepsie, NY Metal Compilation Available

New York based metal website PoughkeepsieMetal has released a compilation featuring ten bands from the Upstate Poughkeepsie, NY area. Download the album entirely for free at Bandcamp here, or stream the tracks below.

The compilation features Prime Evil, which is currently recording a full album as well as the relocated band Pirosaint that is also recording a full-length. The track listing is as follows:

1. American Dream (The Standard Assault) 03:47
2. See Of Green (Submit To Suffering) 02:18
3. Reaping The Whirlwind (The Begotten) 03:00
4. Tonight (Pirosaint) 04:27
5. The Devil Inside (Feed The Addiction) 04:13
6. Danny Gloved Her (Dead Empires) 05:03
7. Crucifixion Aftermath (Prime Evil) 02:42
8. Ape Shit (Nasty Bastard) 00:37
9. E.B.S. (Clover) 03:21
10. Seraphim Of Pestilence & Disgust (Roargh!) 04:21 More...

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DigMetalWorld Releases New Compilation

DigMetalWorld Records has released a fifth compilation album for free streaming download. "Volume 5: The Devil You Don't Know" contains 18 tracks total with bands from Chile, Brazil, Sweden, and the United States.

Check it out below, or download your copy at Bandcamp here. The label comments on the release:

"As we've done in the past, we have selected bands that are already in our roster and also a few bands that we are currently working so we can get them into it permanently. We hope that the fans have followed our work through the years and they had got the message we've tried to transmit with every release through their names. Surprisingly, each year the quality of their productions have improved a lot to higher levels, so we know that if you give them the chance, these artists will get their space in the people's listening habits."

The complete track list is as follows:

1. I Want You (Atomic Head)
2. Tonight (Pirosaint)
3. Abiogenesis (Dynahead)
4. Departure from the Flesh (Desecrated Sphere)
5. Overload my Blood (Demencia)
6. Farewell (G.E.N.)
7. Mental Walls (Naioth)
8. Cierra Los Ojos (Fuka)
9. El Control (Silverjack)
10. Infierno (Mierdaster)
11. Hell Fire (Warbreath)
12. Meridian (Meridian)
13. Neverending (Mindpath)
14. Exiting Reality p.1 (The Gardnerz)
15. Snake Eyes (Sacred Oath)
16. Orias (Huinca)
17. I've Been Here Before (Nox Eterna)
18. Made Immortal (Hellscream) More...

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Digmetalworld Records Announces New Compilation

NY based metal music distributor DigMetalWorld Records has announced that its fifth compilation album is called "Volume V: The Devil You Don't Know" and will be available on Monday November 11th, 2013 via the label's website here.

The new compilation album will be available for free download and it will include metal bands from Chile, Brazil, USA and more. The track listing is as follows:

1. ATOMIC HEAD (I Want You) (Chile)
2. PIROSAINT (Tonight) (US)
3. DYNAHEAD (Abiogenesis) (Brazil)
4. DESECRATED SPHERE (Departure from the Flesh) (Brazil)
4. DEMENCIA (Overload My Blood) (Chile)
5. G.E.N. (Farewell) (Chile)
6. NAIOTH (Mental Walls) (Chile)
7. FUKA (Cierra Los Ojos) (Chile)
8. SILVERJACK (El Control) (Chile)
9. MIERDASTER (Infierno) (Chile)
10. WARBREAT (Hell Fire) (Chile)
11. MALDITO (Mutilation of the soul) (Chile)
12. MERIDIAN (Meridian) (Chile)
13. MINDPATH (Neverending) (Chile)
14. THE GARDNERZ (Exiting Reality Pt.1) (Sweden)
15. SACRED OATH (Snake Eyes) (US)

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Pirosaint Releases "Infected Brutality"

NY based thrash band Pirosaint has released the album "Infected Brutality" digitally via Digmetalworld Records, an album which will be distributed via MVD Entertainment Group in North America by the end of 2013. You can stream the full album at this location.

"Infected Brutality" contains Pirosaint's original demos, "Atrocity Not Condign '92" and "Infected Dreams '94" recorded originally in Santiago, Chile by Jose Luis Corral at the Rec. Studios. The album also includes four previously unreleased live tracks and was remastered at Oily Sound Studios in New Windsor, NY. "Infected Brutality" is currently available on digital format via iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby, Digmetalworld's website. With this album the band celebrates the 20th anniversary of the second demo "Infected Dreams."

Running order of the album:

- INFECTED DREAMS - Demo II - 1994
1. Real Psychology (1994) - remastered
2. Sent from the Emptiness (1994) - remastered
3. Noise in my Conscience (1994) - remastered
4. Agonic Introspection (1994) - remastered

5. Brutality not Condign (1992) - remastered
6. Killed Your Blood (1992) - remastered
7. Are only Dead Living (1992) - remastered

8. Brutality not Condign (1998) live
9. Noise in My Conscience (1998) live
10. Are only Dead Living (1998) live

- LIVE SHOW - SANTIAGO, Teatro Carrera
11. Real Psychology (1996) live

12. Semillero Rock (1991) rehearsal (CD bonus track)

The band is currently finishing up the recordings for the new album that will be released early 2014. More information about this releases and the upcoming album at the Official Website.

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Pirosaint Posts New Lyric Video

New York-based metal band Pirosaint has released a lyric video for the new track "Tonight." The video was created by Digmetalworld Records and can be viewed below.

The "Tonight" track was recorded at Oily Sound Studios in New Windsor, NY by Ignacio Orellana while vocals were recorded at Nacrur Studios by Andres Nacrur in Santiago, Chile. The mixing and mastering was done at Ignacio Figueroa's studios in Viña del Mar. Drummer Ignacio Orellana commented:

"We have uploaded our newest promos and also all our older material remastered (Demos and Eps done in Chile) to our Bandcamp page, so the people that don't knows us can do it easily. Now, we will continue to work on the rest of the recordings and all what is need it to complete the project. We hope to be able to play live for everyone pretty soon! We would like to thank to everyone that has been supporting and we won't disappoint you with our new material."

The new album will be called simply "Pirosaint" and will have 10 new tracks. The album is expected to be release late 2013 or beginning of 2014. More...

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