Rodrigo y Gabriela
Birth Place: Mexico
Years Active: -present
Genres: Alternative/Indie, Rock, Soundtracks, World
Rodrigo y Gabriela (Rodrigo and Gabriela), is a Mexican musical duo who specialize in playing fast, rhythmic acoustic guitars. The duo's members are Rodrigo Sanchez, lead guitar, and Gabriela Quintero, rhythm guitar and percussion. Both live a vegan lifestyle and support animal rights. They regularly dismiss being classified in a particular genre of music, preferring to say they play a fusion of many influences. The duo met in Mexico City while playing in a thrash metal band called Tierra Ácida. Growing frustrated with the limited scope of the domestic music scene, they moved to Europe where they were well received. The musicians gained a reputation by playing in the pubs and bars of Dublin...
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Acoustic Duo Rodrigo y Gabriela Fuse Latin Harmonies With Metal Roots To Create Instrumental Magic