Music / Dorso

Dorso is a legendary Gore-Grindcore Metal/Jazz-Fusion band from Chile, formed in 1984 by Rodrigo “Pera” Cuadra and Yamal Eltit.

Their music lyrics, in Spanish/Spanglish, are based in horror movies, H.P. Lovecraft, alien invasions and more.


  • Bajo Una Luna Cámbrica (1989)
  • Romance (1991)
  • El Espanto Surge De La Tumba (1993)
  • Big Monsters Aventura (1995)
  • Disco Blood (1998)
  • Lari La Live! (2002)
  • Unplugged Cosmico (2007)
  • Espacium (2008)

Genres played by Dorso:

Dorso provides examples of:

  • Album Title Drop: Various of their albums are named by one of the songs of the album, like El Espanto Surge De La Tumba and Disco Blood.
  • Altum Videtur: Mostly seen in album names, but Dorso is no unfamiliar with Latin titles or words inside their songs and albums.
  • Gorn: The bread and butter of the lyrics and music videos of the band.
  • Giant Spider: The spiders in Consumer By Pollito Spider.
  • Gratuitous English: Most of the lyrics, sometimes being made in Spanglish or enterely in English as well only the titles are in this language.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: Samurai We Fight! is about a Samurai turned in a cyborg. Also, this line from Dr.Mortis
    "Dr. Mortis, too much bloody!
    Turn your body
    In a spiderzombiemonstervampiro from hell!"
  • One-Hit Wonder: For those ones who aren't acquainted with the band nor the genres they play, Disco Blood is this, mostly because the song and music video was emitted during The '90s Cult Classic TV show Maldita Seanote , being "Pera" Cuadra one of the presenters of the show.