Ill Niño is an American "Latin Metal" band formed in New Jersey in early 2000. The group currently consists of lead vocalist Cristian Machado, drummer Dave Chavarri, bassist Lazaro "Laz" Pina, lead guitarist Ahrue Luster, guitarist Diego Verduzco, and percussionist Oscar Santiago. They are currently signed to Victory Records globally and AFM Records exclusively in UK & Europe. Ill Niño has always has branded their original style known as "Latin Metal". They have released 6 studio albums and 2 EP’s, and 1 best of, selling over 1.3 million albums worldwide.