Ktulu is a Spanish thrash metal band from L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia.
Ktulu began playing at the end of 1986 at L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, as a thrash metal band, inspired by bands like Pantera or Fear Factory. In 1991, they published in vinyl format their first album, entitled Involución>. In the following album, titled Orden genético, launched in 1994, they move to a more avant-garde metal, but without renouncing their roots. It includes the piece Apocalypse 25 D, included in the soundtrack of the film El Día de la bestia d'Álex de la Iglesia>.
In 1997, they publish Confrontación, which enters fully into the field of industrial metal, and the following year El Latido del miedo, composed of eight songs of its predecessors, in techno>. They continue with a training including Willy (voice), Jorge (guitar) and Miguel (drums), who are joined by Pedro (guitar), Lara (bass) and Raúl (samplers and keyboards). At this time (1999), they released the album of the same name, Ktulu, recorded at the studios Lorentzo Records in Bérriz (Vizcaya), produced by Carlos Córdoba and Aitor Ariño (Platero y Tú, Extremoduro ...). This album mixes heavy metal with its roots with new technologies, more pronounced melodies and more vocal pieces.
In December 2000, they released a maxi-single with remixes and covers of bands such as Portishead, Jimi Hendrix and Iron Butterfly, titled 2078. Just after his departure from the band, Raul participated in concerts of the group La Fura dels Baus. In 2002, they contributed to the tribute album Barón Rojo, entitled Larga vida al ... brutal volumen, with the song Satánico plan.Between this year and 2004, the group took a break.Subsequently, Ktulu released his seventh album, entitled Caníbal Show (2008), distributed by the Maldito Records label, and records the clip of the piece Vuestras guerra.In 2009, they publish a demo / preview of their new work in English, LinkSlaved, only on iTunes (distribution digital).