MALEFICIA is a Nicaraguan death metal band formed in Managua, Nicaragua in 1996 by guitarist Antón Quezada bass player Eduardo Lanzas and drummer Johnny Rodríguez. The band is considered one of the most popular and most experienced in its style in its country Nicaragua.
The group performed for the first time at Euforia Metal Live in December 1996, after recording a demo. Shortly after a year after that first concert, Maleficia's main influences were thrash metal bands such as Sepultura, Slayer, but later they would be inspired by death metal bands like Death, Obituary, Morbid Angel and Cannibal Corpse
The music of Maleficia can be recognized by his Heavy Riff and the use of the guttural voice, already in charge of Danny Cajina who entered the band to replace almendarez den 1998. The lyrics and illustrations of the covers of their albums have a marked Esoteric and anti-religion It is considered a maleficia was one of the groups that pioneered death metal in Nicaragua and Central America
Antón Quezada left Maleficia in 2004 to spend more time with his Family, replaced him Eduardo Cabezas Guitarist of the Band of Blackmetal Ancestral.
In 2007 Danny Cajina left the group to dedicate to being Evangelical Pastor in his community, the band enters in a recess of almost four years and in his return in the year 2012 is replaced by Humberto Rodríguez López, known for his work in Mortourium .
In 2012 Maleficia takes out his Album Hammer of the witches , followed by his DVD the plague of the non-living, recorded at the festival Euforia Metal live 2013, this came with an EP with the name White Demons recorded and produced by Diego Muñoz (VIVALDI STUDIOS) in collaboration with Ernesto Malespín of Wein Records, at this time with new guitarist Junior zombie Mayest known for his independent works and extreme musical projects.
The preparation of the new album XVI release it at the end of December 2016. from which they came out Three simple XVI (2015) and The psalm of the Condemned (2016) The silence of the Innocents (2016 )
Maleficia in 2016 participates as opening act of the North American Band Soulfly led by Max Cavalera, at that moment the alteration undergoes a change and enters Juan Castellon of the band Dying Inside substituting Junior mayest.
that same year maleficia takes out his box set 20 years maleficently blasphemous in honor of his two decades as a band plus their new CD XVI.
Maleficia is ready to launch they next single Sadistic Christian Ritual of 2018 new album Ipse Venena Bibas.
" NOCTURNAL" EDUARDO
" EL DIABLO" HUMBERTO
" METRALLA" JOHNNY