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Tlazcaltiliztli

by Tzompantli

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Cyril GPMCS Besson
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Cyril GPMCS Besson With some dudes from almighty Xibalba behind , this heavy death'doom piece is awesome. Meso'american brutality.
FFO of Xibalba, Gatecreeper etc ...
HEAVY!
Kyle
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Kyle Apparently their name translates to "skull rack". FUCK YEAH. They sound like Xibalba and Mortiferum had a really disgusting baby. 🤘🏻💀🤘🏻 Favorite track: Tlazcaltiliztli.
vacant planet
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vacant planet get your face bludgeoned beyond recognition by an obsidian macuahuitl 🇲🇽🔨 Favorite track: Tlazcaltiliztli.
PannionSeer
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PannionSeer Tzompantli borrow heavily from their Mexican heritage, imbuing this record with an ancient and wicked power that thirsts for sacrificial blood. Like obsidian macuahuitls raised high atop sun-bleached pyramids, these songs slash and cleave through the flesh of the unworthy.

This is a huge step-up from their previous release, too.
Barnie Mac
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Barnie Mac Big O))) at it again. Had to cop the Mexican flag variant so I can piss off any “American and proud” type old white metal dudes (you know who you are, camo boys) eternally, cause FUCK EM and their troops!
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Tlatzintilli 04:33
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Eltequi 04:40
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about

A Tzompantli, in bygone days, was a rack used to display human skulls, often of enemies or sacrifices, in several Mesoamerican civilizations. In 2022, Tzompantli is a beyond crushing Death Doom war march built on a bedrock of Native / Indigenous themes, rituals and history, illuminating the splendor, brutality and despair within.

Nearly three years after the band’s self-released EP, Tzompantli’s debut full length presents the first smoke-conjured specter to manifest materially. ‘Tlazcaltiliztli’, a ritual ceremony that translates to; ‘nourishing the fire and sun with blood’, is imbued with the spirit of Native inspiration that dwells deep within the heart and soul of the project and is skillfully weaved into a traditional bludgeoning framework of spine-severing savagery and melancholic anguish. On the ritualistic ‘Eltequi’ (to cut the chest open and extract the heart as an offering) the band’s unification of native / folk instrumentation and heaviness becomes one in the same, opening vast new horizons for where this sound can go.

‘Tlazcaltiliztli’ is dedicated, and an offering, to the indigenous peoples, nations & tribes of the North, South, East & West of the American continents. It marks a fearsome and spirited new vision for the Death Metal underground.

credits

released May 6, 2022

All music and words by Huey Itztekwanotl o)))

Huey Itztekwanotl o))) - Vocals / Guitars
G-Bone - Bass

Erol Ulug - Session Drums

Drums on “Eltequi” performed by Huey Itztekwanotl o)))
Huehuetl drum circle, teponaztli drum, death whistles, shells and shakers were performed by Mateotl Gonzalez, G-bone & Huey Itztekwanotl o)))

Tlazcaltiliztli was produced by Erol Ulug and Huey Itztekwanotl o))) & recorded, mixed & mastered by Erol Ulug at Bright Light Studios

Cover art by Andi from AVS Ravenheart
Layout by Dan Fried

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