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Pro-fé-cia The Band

Biography

PRO-FÉ-CIA rises from the ashes of the legendary thrash/death metal band "Prophecy" which for the most part of the 90's shared the extreme metal scene of Los Angeles with renowned international bands such as "Slayer", "Death", "Overkill", "Morbid Angel", "Napalm Death", "Cannibal Corpse", "Entombed", Etc. "Prophecy" was also part of the First International Festival of underground Heavy Metal of Latin America which took place in 1996 in Mexico City and Guadalajara respectively, sharing the stage with bands from different parts of the continent such as "Transmetal" (Mexico), "Mantra" (Costa Rica), "Criminal" (Chile) "A.N.I.M.A.L" (Argentina) and "Terror" (USA). They traveled to Central and South America in 1997 touring for more than 6 months returning to Los Angeles in 1998 giving life to what is nowPRO-FÉ-CIA. PRO-FÉ-CIA recoded its first CD EP in 1999 named "RE-EVOLUCION" which featured the virtuous drummer Emilio Marquez (Sadistic Intent, Asesino, Possessed). This album lead PRO-FÉ-CIA to expand in the Los Angeles Spanish Metal Scene to a different level, now playing in massive festivals such as "November to Dismember" in San Bernardino California at the end of 2000 which was produced by the organizers of the "Milwaukee Metal Fest" with such bands as "Testament", "Mayhem", "Nile", "Vader", "Enslaved", etc.

In 2001PRO-FÉ-CIA would then record its second album "LLENA TU CABEZA DE METAL" co-produced by Dave Lombardo "Slayer" who also played drums in one of the songs. Soon after in 2002 this album would establish their name in the English and Spanish Metal scene playing festivals in the City of Mexico and Puebla with renowned classic bands such as "Angeles Del Infierno" (Spain) and Lvzbel (Mexico). Following this,PRO-FÉ-CIA returns to the United States to perform in a multitude of concerts, and making history by being immortalized in the book "The Sound Of The Beast (The Complete headbanging history of Heavy Metal) and the dictionary "Diccionario Del Heavy Metal Latino de España y Latinoamerica" and finally by the end of 2004. PRO-FÉ-CIA signs a distribution contract with "Verdad Y Justicia/Koch" giving way to their next album "HECHOS DE METAL" which is distributed in the United States and Canada and globally via the internet. This album came to solidify PRO-FÉ-CIA and earn the respect of the audience, promoters and bands all over the continent.

"HECHOS DE METAL" has ledPRO-FÉ-CIA to perform in prestigious venues in cities such as Las Vegas, NV, Tucson, AZ, Seattle, WA, Chicago, IL, Portland, OR, Atlanta, GA, New York, NY and in California at the House of Blues, Pico Rivera Sports Arena, LA Sports Arena (this venue 4 years in a row) with bands such as "Mago De Oz", "Rata Blanca", "Angeles Del Infierno", "Victimas Del Doctor Cerebro" among others, adding also their appearances at the "Festival XTremo" in Guadalajara Mexico in 2007 & 2008.

In 2009 PRO-FÉ-CIAreturns performing this time in new cities such as Austin, Houston and Dallas in the state of Texas. This would be the tour where PRO‐FÉ‐CIA meets their future drummer EDGAR ROSAS; at the time he was a member of the California based band SANGRE that was also on tour in the same state who later had the honor of visiting the resting place of the legendary guitarrist DIMEBAG DARREL of PANTERA in the Arlington Texas cemetery. The same year PRO-FÉ-CIA would perform at the JEFES DE JEFES festival in Mexico City and at the KISS Lounge in the city of Toluca, Mexico.

The following 2010 year would start with PRO-FÉ-CIA making an appearance as the latin metal band at the anual NAMM convention which takes place in Anaheim California representing NADY SYSTEMS company. This year PRO-FÉ-CIA returned to the east coast playing once again in Atlanta, Chicago and New York with their old friends from BRUJERIA. They would also open new avenues to the metal scene by performing in states such as Nebraska, Kansas, North Carolina, Alabama, to name a few; returning to California to perform at the MONSTOS DEL ROCK festival at the Pico Rivera Sports Arena with ASESINO, SKA‐P (Spain) and many more.

The year 2011 would be even stronger; lead singer FREDDY CONTRERAS was invited as special guest of the band AGENT STEEL to the 70,000 TONS OF METAL cruise in which forty metal bands of around the world and metal fans of forty‐eight countries participated. Later PRO-FÉ-CIA returned to California to tour with ANGELES DEL INFIERNO in Tijuana, BC. México, HEMLOCK in Garden Grove California, and DESTRUCTION in Yucaipa, California.

In 2012 PRO-FÉ-CIA would start the year by being the only spanish metal band representing two companys at the NAMM convention (NADY Systems and DR Strings) following by a twelve year anniversary party at the last day of the NAMM convention in San Bernardino, CA. In February PRO‐FÉ‐ CIA began a chain of concerts that would continue until the end of the year. To name a few: FeInRock Fest with Paul Di'Anno ex IRON MAIDEN, BLACK OIL & more; METAL SUMMMIT Fest; I'M on a BOAT music fest; INLAND EMPIRE METALFEST; ROCK ART FEST; METAL MADNESS FEST; Wolf Attack Metal Fest; HECHOS DE METAL FEST; Labor Day Metal extravaganza Fest; TriTone Fest; HELL & HEAVEN PREVIO FEST and THE LAST PROPHECY METAL FEST.

PRO-FÉ-CIA is currently promoting their new re‐mastered album "HECHOS DE METAL" which is available in USA and Canada and via I‐Tunes and is also working on a documentary on DVD; also their new album "CIELO TIERRA LIBERTAD" with guest musicians RAYMOND HERRERA (FEAR FACTORY), TONY CAMPOS (STATIC X & ASESINO), ALBERTO PIMENTEL (TRANSMETAL), FELIPE CHACON (LEPROSY) y DIZZY REED (GUNS N' ROSES) same album is produced in part by BILL METOYER (who produced the first four albums for SLAYER for METAL BLADE records) this album will be available in its full format by mid 2014.

For detailed information on venues and bands with whom they shared the stage with visit www.PRO-FE-CIA.com


PRO-FÉ-CIA
Freddy Contreras
Vocals
LUKAS SNIPER
Adam SINIESTRO ANGEL OF DEATH RAUL METALPIG

Contact us:

www.pro-fe-cia.com
www.facebook.com/metalprofecia
www.myspace.com/profecia
contact@pro-fe-cia.com


Freddy Contreras Vocals

Biography


Influences
Black Sabbath / Slayer / Cannibal Corpse / Death / Obituary / Twisted Sister / AC DC / Rush / Transmetal / Lvzbel / Angeles Del Infierno / Kreator / Destruction / Soddom / ELP / Etc...

Record
Re-Evolucion Records

Label
Indie


LUKAS SNIPER Bass & Keyboards

Biography


Influences
Black Sabbath / Slayer / Cannibal Corpse / Death / Obituary / Twisted Sister / AC DC / Rush / Transmetal / Lvzbel / Angeles Del Infierno / Kreator / Destruction / Soddom / ELP / Etc...

Record
Re-Evolucion Records

Label
Indie


ADAM SINIESTRO Guitar

Biography


Influences
Brujeria / Fearfactory / El TRI / Transmetal / The Beatles / Iron Maiden / King Crimson / Santana / The Police / Carcus / Slayer / Jimmy Hendrix / Korn / Judas Priest / Etc...

Record
Re-Evolucion Records

Label
Indie


ANGEL OF DEATH Drums

Biography


Influences
Black Sabbath / Slayer / Cannibal Corpse / Death / Obituary / Twisted Sister / AC DC / Rush / Transmetal / Lvzbel / Angeles Del Infierno / Kreator / Destruction / Soddom / ELP / Etc...

Record
Re-Evolucion Records

Label
Indie


RAUL METALPIG Drums

Biography


Influences
Black Sabbath / Slayer / Cannibal Corpse / Death / Obituary / Twisted Sister / AC DC / Rush / Transmetal / Lvzbel / Angeles Del Infierno / Kreator / Destruction / Soddom / ELP / Etc...

Record
Re-Evolucion Records

Label
Indie