Jesse Pintado

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Jesse Pintado
Birth nameJesus Ernesto Pintado Andrade
Born(1969-07-12)July 12, 1969
Origin Sonora, Mexico
DiedAugust 27, 2006(2006-08-27) (aged 37)
Genres Grindcore, death metal
Occupation(s)Musician, guitarist
InstrumentsGuitar
Years active1985–2006
Associated acts Terrorizer
Nausea L.A.
Napalm Death
Lock Up
Brujeria

Jesus "Jesse" Ernesto Pintado Andrade (July 12, 1969 – August 27, 2006) was a lead guitar player born in Mexico who at an early age moved to the US. He started in the grindcore band Terrorizer where he recorded the album World Downfall , the first album to feature Pete Sandoval who would later leave the band to join Morbid Angel. It was Jesse Pintado who coined the term "grindcore" [ citation needed ] for the first time (in 1983), to describe a musical mixture of "noise and chaos" which he was developing at that time.

Grindcore is an extreme fusion genre of heavy metal and hardcore punk that originated in the mid-1980s, drawing inspiration from abrasive-sounding musical styles, such as: thrashcore, crust punk, hardcore punk, extreme metal, and industrial. Grindcore is characterized by a noise-filled sound that uses heavily distorted, down-tuned guitars, grinding overdriven bass, high speed tempo, blast beats, and vocals which consist of growls and high-pitched shrieks. Early groups like Napalm Death are credited with laying the groundwork for the style. It is most prevalent today in North America and Europe, with popular contributors such as Brutal Truth and Nasum. Lyrical themes range from a primary focus on social and political concerns, to gory subject matter and black humor.

Terrorizer is an American grindcore band formed in 1986 in Los Angeles, California. After disbanding, its members gained recognition by playing in influential extreme metal bands, such as Morbid Angel, Napalm Death and Nausea. To date, Terrorizer has released four studio albums, and broken up twice. The band reunited again in 2009, this time without Pintado, who had died three years earlier.

<i>World Downfall</i> 1989 studio album by Terrorizer

World Downfall is the debut album by American grindcore band Terrorizer. It was released by Earache Records on November 13, 1989.

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He lived in Huntington Park, California (his home address was even on the booklet of the "World Downfall" CD for contacting), but moved to Birmingham, England after he joined Napalm Death, where he replaced guitarist Bill Steer immediately prior to the recording of their album Harmony Corruption .

Huntington Park, California City in California in California

Huntington Park is a city in the Gateway Cities district of southeastern Los Angeles County, California.

Birmingham City in the English Midlands, 2nd highest population of UK cities

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Napalm Death British grindcore band

Napalm Death are a British extreme metal band formed in Meriden, West Midlands, England, in 1981. While none of its original members remain in the group since December 1986, the lineup of vocalist Mark "Barney" Greenway, bassist Shane Embury, guitarist Mitch Harris and drummer Danny Herrera has remained consistent of the band's career since 1992's Utopia Banished, although, from 1989 to 2004, Napalm Death were a five-piece band after they added Jesse Pintado as the replacement of one-time guitarist Bill Steer; following Pintado's departure, the band reverted to a four-piece rather than replace him.

In 2004 he officially left Napalm Death; instead of replacing him, the band has since continued as a four-piece. Pintado later revived Terrorizer, recruiting Tony Norman of Monstrosity and Anthony Rezhawk of Resistant Culture; he and Pete Sandoval were the only original members.

Monstrosity (band) American death metal band

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Besides Terrorizer and Napalm Death he also played in Lock Up and Brujeria (see discography below). Both bands also featured Napalm Death bass player Shane Embury.

Brujeria (band) Mexican-American extreme metal band

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Shane Embury British musician

Shane Embury is a British bassist and, since 1987, a member of grindcore and death metal band Napalm Death.

His last residence was Ridderkerk in the Netherlands, and a few weeks after the release of Terrorizer's second album, he died [1] in a hospital in the Netherlands due to liver failure after a diabetes-induced coma. His death also stemmed from excessive drinking.

Ridderkerk Municipality in South Holland, Netherlands

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Netherlands Constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe

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Liver failure

Liver failure or hepatic insufficiency is the inability of the liver to perform its normal synthetic and metabolic function as part of normal physiology. Two forms are recognised, acute and chronic. Recently a third form of liver failure known as acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) is increasingly being recognized.

Discography

Napalm Death

Studio albums

<i>Harmony Corruption</i> album

Harmony Corruption is the third studio album by Napalm Death, released in 1990 on Earache Records.

<i>Utopia Banished</i> 1992 studio album by Napalm Death

Utopia Banished is the fourth studio album by the British band Napalm Death. The album was released in 1992 by Earache Records. It is the first album featuring Danny Herrera on drums following the departure of Mick Harris.

<i>Fear, Emptiness, Despair</i> 1994 studio album by Napalm Death

Fear, Emptiness, Despair is the fifth studio album by British grindcore band Napalm Death, released on 31 May 1994. Napalm Death's inclusion on the Mortal Kombat soundtrack brought significant exposure to the band and this album, alongside the fact that the band's label Earache had formed a partnership with Columbia Records which allowed the album to disseminate to a wider audience. RAW magazine listed Fear, Emptiness, Despair as one of the essential album of the 1990s.

Pintado was also credited for Order of the Leech and Leaders Not Followers: Part 2 , however, he did not actually appear on these records.

Singles and EPs

Napalm Death-only compilation albums

Live albums

DVDs and VHS

Terrorizer

Studio albums

Compilation albums

Nausea LA

Single

Pintado was credited as songwriting (assistant)

Lock Up

Studio albums

Resistant Culture

Studio albums

  • Welcome To Reality (CD, 2005)

Live albums

Brujeria

Studio album

Compilation albums

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References

  1. "Napalm Death - Encyclopaedia Metallum". The Metal Archives. Retrieved 2016-08-27.