Steven Paul “Elliott” Smith (August 6, 1969 – October 21, 2003) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, raised primarily in Texas, and resided for a significant portion of his life in Portland, Oregon, where he first gained popularity. His primary inst
The Mars Volta can adequately be described as musical incineration, from the wailing vocals of Cedric Bixler-Zavala to the distorted guitar and unorthodox time signatures of Omar Rodriguez-Lopez.
The two musicians formed The Mars Volta in 2001 after the break-up of their influential punk group At
Los Nocheros was formed in Salta, Argentina in 1986. After singing in the Polyphonic Choir of Salta, Mario and Ruben decided to form duet. Shortly after that, Kike and Jorge joined them. With this lineup, they participated in hundreds of folk music festivals and concerts until they won the prestigiou