These are some of the best known rock exponents in Morelos

World Rock Day is celebrated every year on July 13, a date on which lovers of the genre remember the mythical bands that have left their mark on the collective imagination, and that their melodies have become hymns and soundtracks for films and of moments of people.

The choice of this date was to commemorate the Live Aid mega charity concert, held simultaneously in London, Philadelphia, Sydney and Moscow, in 1985 and in which the biggest and most emblematic rock bands of the moment participated: Led Zeppelin, The Who, Black Sabbath, Queen, Sting, Judas Priest, Duran Duran, U2, Scorpions, Paul McCartney, Eric Clapton and Phil Collins, among others.

In the state of Morelos, the music scene has been full of bands that have stood out within the territory, some doing covers and standing out for the execution of melodies, and others with the creations of musical pieces.

Some exponents

According to the Tierra Adentro Magazine, from the Ministry of Culture, in Morelos Rock bands considered in different musical currents stand out, where the talent of Morelos has managed to stand out and bring their lyrics and sounds to the national level.

Bands like “Never after before”, in a first stage, this post-prog-rock group was made up of Agustín Dávalos (voice, guitar and keyboards), Marcelo Rangel (drums and sequences) and Gonzalo Ricalde (bass). The name of the band “Never Before After” evokes the now, according to the article by Davo Valdés in the magazine’s edition.

Another one, “Los Pápalos”, which is part of the electro-rock genre. It is made up of Diego Icaza on guitar and Lolo (alias Dolores Parral) on electric drums and sequences.

“Monodram” an alternative rock band formed in 2009 in Cuernavaca. Its members are Nazario Meshoulam (guitar and voice), Eduardo Huerta Rangel (guitar), Agustín Dávalos (bass and backing vocals) and Augusto Herrero (drums). The style of the band is clearly influenced by progressive rock and British hard rock of the seventies.

Some others like “Capital Sur”, a band that was born in 2011, with a mix of musicians from Cuernavaca and Mexico City; besides “Electrafic”, of alternative rock.