Intercambio Equivalente is the debut album of Alterhyde, a metalcore band from Santiago, Chile. The album was released on May 25, 2023, and features eight original songs that blend pop, metal, and progressive elements. The album explores the themes of dystopia, futurism, and emotional extremes, creating a sonic landscape that reflects the band’s evolution and maturity. The title track, Intercambio Equivalente, is a fast-paced and energetic song that showcases the band’s technical skills and vocal range. The song is inspired by the concept of equivalent exchange from the anime Fullmetal Alchemist, which states that in order to obtain something, one must sacrifice something of equal value. The song questions the validity of this principle and challenges the listener to find their own balance in life.