Hocico

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Intro

Electro, Aggrotech and Industrial inspired duo, with a bit of a Gothic edge, formed out of Mexico in 1993 by Erk Aicrag (Erik Garcia), who sings the lyrics and vocals, and Racso Agroyam (Oscar Mayorga), who does programming, but both cousins had been experimenting with Electronic Dance Music, plus mixing Industrial and Electronic Body Music, since they were fifteen years old.

Their name is pronounced "Osziko"

Given the influence of varying currents of electronic music (mainly Skinny Puppy) they began their journey in 1989 in a project called "Niñera Degenerada". Their lyrics are both in Spanish as well as English.

The Spanish word hocico means snout, and is used in Mexico as a disrespectful way to describe someone's comments coming out of their mouth.

Agroyam has a side project called Dulce Liquido, while Aicrag has one called Rabia Sorda.

Discography

Albums List

  1. Odio Bajo El Alma (1997)
  2. Sangre Hirviente (1999)
  3. "Signos de Aberración (2002)
  4. Hate Never Dies: The Celebration 4CD (2003) Limited to 2500 copies Featuring the band’s Demos
  5. Wrack And Ruin (2004)
  6. Memorias Atrás (2008)
  7. Tiempos de Furia (2010)
  8. El Ultimo Minuto (2012)
  9. Los dias caminando en el fuego (2013)
  10. Die Hölle über Berlin, (2014)
  11. Ofensor (2015)

EPs List

  1. El Día De La Ira (1998)
  2. Cursed Land (1998)
  3. Aquí Y Ahora En El Silencio (2000)
  4. "El Día De La Ira Re-released (2002)
  5. Silent Wrath (2002) Available in Signos de Aberración Limited Edition
  6. Disidencia Inquebrantable (2003)
  7. Maldiciones Para Un Mundo En Decadencia (2004) Available in Wrack And Ruin Limited Edition
  8. Scars (2006) Available in A Traves De Mundos Que Arden DVD Limited Edition
  9. About A Dead (2007)
  10. The Day The World Stopped (2008) Available in Memorias Atrás Digipack Edition

Singles List

  1. Untold Blasphemies (2001)
  2. Born to be Hated (2004)
  3. Not Like You (Apestas! Version)(2006) Promo Single
  4. The Shape Of Things To Come (2007) Limited Edition 1000 copies
  5. "Dog Eat Dog (2010) Limited Edition
  6. Bite Me (2011)
  7. Vile Whispers (2012)
  8. In the Name of Violence (2015)

Live Recordings List

  1. Los Hijos Del Infierno (1998)
  2. Tierra Eléctrica (1999)
  3. Blasphemies In The Holy Land (Live in Israel) (2005) Limited to 2000 copies Recorded Live By Maor Appelbaum
  4. Tora! Tora! Tora! (2008)
  5. Blood on the Red Square (2011)

Vinyl Releases List

  1. Born To Be (Hated) (2004)
  2. Wrack And Ruin 2LP (2004) Boxset Limited to 1000 copies
  3. "Dog Eat Dog (2010) Limited

Mini CDs List

  1. Untold Blasphemies (2001)
  2. Born To Be (Hated) (2004)

DVDs List

  1. A Traves De Mundos Que Arden (2006)
  2. Blood On The Red Square (2011)
  3. Die Hölle über Berlin (2014)

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If you like this band, also check out Electronic Body Music, SynthPunk and Synthpop