Mitchell Luna

  • Music

    June 26, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    Miami's Ten Best Metal Bands of All Time

    The state of Florida has always been associated with the vibrant metal scene of the '80s, thanks to recording studios like Morrisound, as well as bands like Death and Morbid Angel, which catapulted this wasteland into international consciousness. There have been metal outfits formed in every corne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2013

    Miami's Maruta Signs With Relapse Records

    It's always great to see local bands do big things. And for Miami-bred technical grind masters, Maruta, signing to Relapse Records, a titan among extreme genre labels, has been a long time coming. The group, currently composed of Mitchell Luna, Eduardo Boria, Mauro Cordoba, and Daniel Morris, has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Maruta's Mitchell Luna Talks the Metal Food Chain and the State of Grindcore in 2011

    ​Mitchell Luna has been shrieking like a banshee and roaring like a mutant Cookie Monster since he was a teenager. As the vocalist for cult 2000s metal and hardcore bands like tech-spazz outfit Tyranny of Shaw, goof-grind supergroup Animatronic Terror Noise, and purely pummeling Last Universal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Mitchell Luna and Maruta Blast the World at Churchill's This Thursday

    Courtesy of Mitchell Luna‚ÄčIn the late '80s to early '90s, Florida's music landscape was ravaged by a brutal bulldozer known as grindcore. Inspired by death metal, thrash, and classic hardcore, and driven by the DIY ethos of punk rock, groups emerged like locusts. They played faster than everyone e ... More >>