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Summoned from the underground the members of death metal band Tiwanaku have gathered to create a line up to destroy stages in 2023 and beyond. Backing up their new album Earth Base One to be released November 4th 2022 by Unorthodox Emanations. The new death metal division of Avantgarde Music of Milan, Italy.

Formerly of Nocturnus, Vocalist/Guitarist Ed Mowery formed this new line up of awesome musicians. Starting with Ryan O'neill on the keyboards and orchestrations. Ryan is a master of his instrument as many of you will hear on Earth Base One and live. Sean "Hairy" Valentine on Guitars is a 7 string beast of a guitarist. The live guitar mixture of Sean and Ed will be quite a site and sound for everyone to behold. Sean has brought a lead guitar sound to Earth Base One that no one else could have. 


The band will come together in the next few months to work on their second album before touring many places on the planet in 2023-2024 to promote Earth Base One. The sky is not the limit for this band. Tiwanaku will spread its music across the galaxy and through the many other dimensions of the universe. Expect to see Tiwanaku live in 2023. Confirmation of live appearances and more to come...

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Ed Mowery

Guitarist & Vocalist

Ed Mowery is the ringleader behind Tiwanaku. Based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is an experienced musician whose toured Europe formerly with the band Nocturnus.

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Ryan O'Neill


Ryan is a self taught musician from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Over his 30 plus years of experience of playing and performing for numerous outlets for his craft. Whether performing live or in the studio Ryan has graced many stages throughout the United States. Ed Mowery and Ryan met up in the late 90's and started rehearsals and filling the line up for Tiwanaku. The Band fell through in Pittsburgh and so did our relationship as bandmates. 20 years later Ryan rejoined Tiwanaku and hasn't looked back. Ryan has been a solid member and full time keyboardist since. 

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Sean "Hairy" Valentine

Guitarist & Vocalist

A native to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. “Hairy” has been a local in the metal scene for many years. Formerly in Beneath The Remains and Vermithrax. 

If he’s not ripping on the guitar you may find him selling music gear or cooking up some tasty grub.

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Ryan Hurka is Tiwanaku's current Drummer and has performed and recorded with the band since 2020. Ryan and his brother Liam have been an Amazing asset to the Band and have etched their names  in Tiwanaku's legacy with live performances and Drumming Skills on Debut album EARTH BASE ONE.

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