Xabier Iriondo born in the Isola area in Milan (Italy) in the early seventies from basque father and italian mother.
At the age of seventeen he began to amuse himself with an electric guitar and he still does now.
Between 1992 and 2001 he made 5 albums and hundreds of concerts with the pop/rock band Afterhours, 3 albums with the indie/rock band Six Minute War Madness and 3 albums + 2 miniCDs with the A Short Apnea project.
In 2005 he opens in Milan Sound Metak, a vintage/collector instruments and musical objects shop where he organize concerts/performances.
In these times he's involved as guitarist/sound manipulator in the projects Uncode Duello, Polvere, Tasaday, etc.
Xabier Iriondo has played live around Europe and Japan and collaborated (live and studio) with the following bands as musicians: Damo Suzuki, ZU, Sinistri, Wu Fei, Gianni Gebbia, Steve Piccolo, Eraldo Bernocchi, Cristiano Calcagnile, Bruno Dorella, Elio Martuscello, Vincenzo Vasi, Alberto Morelli, Verdena, Simone Massaron, Gak Sato, Franceco Cusa, Gianni Mimmo, Mirko Sabatini, Juan Mordecai, aka_Bondage, Cristina Donà, Stefano Giust, Angelo Contini, Stefania Pedretti, Fabrizio Modonese Palumbo, Diego Sapignoli, Olivier Manchion, Claudio Rocchetti, Christian Alati, Andrea Belfi, Madame P, Nicola Ratti, Antonio Gramentieri, Carla Bozulich and many others.