PRIMATE was born on 1994, in Santiago of Chile (South America), thier first album was called "Primate" recorded in 1996 at Rec Studios, they were assisted by Anton Reisenegger (Criminal), Rodrigo Contreras (Criminal) and José Luis Corral as a Sound Engineer. Their line up was: Marcelo Aliaga (vocals/guitar), Carlos Cárdenas (bass/backing vocals), Marcelo Pudu- Muñoz (guitar) y Ricardo Portalier (drums). Out off this album we have two video clips that were played out on MTV’s latino called "Abortion" and "No way No choice".
On 2001 they came back to the studios to make their second album called: "Virusscanning", this time they recorded at AKUSTIC Studios under Mariano Pavez’s hands (sound engineer). Their line up this time was the following: Marcelo Aliaga (vocals/guitar), Carlos Cárdenas (bass/backing vocals) and (ex-Pirosaint) Ignacio Orellana (drums). This album offered one song in Spanish called: Aun vives tranquilo?" (are you still living ok?) also included another musician called: Nelson Contreras who played " Viola de Gamba" on the song "I Feel". one year after the recording was made Ignacio left the band , (he moved to US) so they had to get a new couple members.
Primate’s line up is: Marcelo Aliaga (vocals/guitar), Carlos Cardenas (bass/backing vocals), Luis Catalan(Guitar), Cristian Lopez (Drums). with this album they finally played all over Chile and put themselves in another new level.