Armagedon, a band with a long career in Mexico''s metal scene, and established in Rosarito -Tijuana, B.C.,Mexico, has returned to the metal scene since 2003 after more than 6 years of absence.
Armagedon, with a style labeled as Power Metal with their 5 members joining forces to produce a mix of heavy rhythms, classical influenced guitar solos and death metal styled drum works (specially on the new songs), has recorded their new album which is their third album, independently.
Their influences are from those Great Bands that have made history in Rock & Roll as: Deep Purple, Judas Priest, Black Sabbath, as well as contemporary bands, Armagedon updates and solidifies their sound year after year. All their songs are written and sung in Spanish where the subject of politics and protest are main elements in Armagedon''s music.
In 1992 they recorded their first record self-titled, which was on sale through Altar Records; a small independent record label. In 1995 their second album called Ecologia came out, it was self-produced first and later re-edited and distributed by Sarzo Music, the record label from Rudy Sarzo, better known by his works as a bass player with Ozzy Osbourne, Quiet Riot, Whitesnake, Yngwie Malmsteen and recently with Dio.
Armagedon has performed as an opening act for bands like Extreme, Alice in Chains, Alex Massi and recently Vince Neil (Motley Crue). Also has shared the stage with famous mexican bands like Luzbel, Caifanes, Maldita Vecindad, Café Tacuba, Santa Sabina, La Lupita, Cuca, El Tri, Transmetal and Rostros ocultos, also with Miguel Mateos and Rata Blanca from Argentina and Angeles del Infierno from Spain.
Some performances include: U.S.A.:
The Roxy Theater and China Town in Los Angeles area, In San Diego: Sound FX, Sports Arena, Blue Meannie Records and Qualcomm Stadium, In Oakland: Raiders Stadium Miami, Fl. and Chicago, Ill.
Mexico: Mexico City, Guadalajara, Jal., https://www.tradebit.com Baja California.
In January 1988 they got the third place in the Nation Wide contest "Rock in your Language" organized by BMG Ariola, and their song "With out You" was included on the contest compiled album.
The band members are:
Mauricio Beltran (vocals); Hector Rodriguez (guitar); Sergio Carlos (drums); Christopher Diaz (keyboards) and Abraham Nieves (bass).