Rajavana is a Death-Thrash Metal band from Chile, this project born in the late 90's, specifically in 1997, they have been performing in the most important venues from Latin America and they continue their non-stop destruction caravan...
1997.- In the beginning Rajavana born using the name "Opresor", emerging as an Instrumental Metal band, the original line up was: Vikingo (Bass), Javier Hermosilla (Guitar), Sebastian Hermosilla (Lead Guitar) and Paul Van Kilsdonk (Drums).
2000.- Eddie Rustad join the band as vocalist and debut with the song “Doom”, later that year Rustad left the band and Ricardo Quinteros (Santoad, Rey Chocolate) takes his job, the song Carniceria was released and the name Rajavana appear as a definitive identity of the band, the name was taken from one of the classic episodes of the comic hero “Lobo” from DC Comics, the name means “Destruction Caravan”.
2001.- Differences in the music concept cause a new change in the band and Apkalus (Vikingo's brother) takes the gutturals. Apkalus fit absolutely perfect and Rajavana become in a unique “band of brothers”, the essence of a family, Rajavana perform in many gigs with the best bands of that glorious days, at the end of that year begins the editing process of the first video clip, Carnicería.
2002.- Rajavana launch his EP with interactive content and the video clip Carniceria, directed by Paul Van Kilsdonk in Rockola Rock Disco-Bar.
The Latin-American tour begins and stands out above all the city of Sao Paulo - Brazil, where the band share stage with renown bands like Acao Direta, Necromancia, Krisium, Ratos De Porao, Genocidio and others in the Da Tribo Rock Festival, one of the best festivals ever made on that city, at this point Rajavana get the highest level of performance and the EP with the video clip was a success.
2009.- Rajavana reborn in a meeting between Juan Pablo and Apkalus, they manage successfully the reunion of the original line up. Rajavana begins his rehearsal stage and prepare his return at the end of November 2009, Rajavana performs in Rock & Guitarras Rock Bar in the Guerra De Bandas Rock & Ron Festival from Tribus De Chile, the butcher is back...
2010.- Rajavana perform in the most important events and gigs from the Chilean territory with known legendary bands like Criminal, Pentagram, Dorso, Massakre, Kingdom Of Hate, Squad and many others, the recording process of the new album begins at the end of this year…
2011.- Rajavana perform in Teatro Caupolican with Dorso, Massakre, Torturer, Mar De Grises and the Metal Legends Exciter and Voivod. The recording process finishes and now the band is working in the postproduction and mastering process of their new album… Violencia... Positivización de negatividad...