Cristian Machado on Lions at the Gates and His Earliest Days
Chris Hudson in Exclusive Interviews on June 21, 2021
Cristian Machado sang for 20 years in Ill Niño with his Lions at the Gates bandmates, but was worried he wouldn’t be picked to sing for the new band.
Cristian Machado joins Throwback Throwdown with Toomey to discuss the early days of being born in Rio de Janeiro and growing up in Venezuela before moving to New Jersey in his teen years. Cristian talks about playing New York City clubs back in the day and the vibes those clubs had. Plus he discusses some of the early shows he attended as a kid and praises Machine Head. Cristian talks about the origins of Lions at the Gates and where he hopes the band will land. Finally finishing up with his memories of working with both Soulfly and Sepultura around the same