Attack 77 , also stylized A77AQUE , is an Argentine punk rock band founded in 1987 in Buenos Aires. It consisted of Demián Ciro Pertusi, Mariano Martinez Gabriel, Leonardo De Cecco and Luciano Scaglione. Ciro, however, decided to leave the group at the beginning of 2009. The group will continue without him. He is one of the most important rock bands in South America. Their compositions are essentially punk, ska punk, alternative as well as metal for some songs.
The group was formed in 1987 by friends wishing to get together to play their favorite tracks. The group originally played punk rock. It is formed on the ashes of the group Cabeza de Navaja. On October 23, 1987, the group debuted in the disco Cemento, with Descontrol, thanks to Ariel Minimal. This formation records a first demo called La última noche que pasé contigo, which is an unpublished bootleg. The group pays homage to the English punk movement of the 1970s. The first discographic appearance of the band is in the compilation Invasión 88, to which several Argentine punk bands like Flema, Comando Suicida and Defensa y Justici contribute. They will also produce the songs No te quiero más and Nunca más. Due to musical differences, Danio and Leiva leave the band. Leiva is not replaced, and the band remains a quartet. Leonardo De Cecco (former drummer of Mal Momento), at the age of 16, is recruited>.
They publish their first studio album, entitled Dulce navidad, in 1989, produced by Michel Peyronel. In 1990 released their second studio album, El cielo puede esperar, produced by Juanchi Baleiron of Los Pericos. It is then that the popularity of the group bursts into the open. Their single Hacelo por mí is broadcast on all Argentinean radios and other South American countries. Two video clips are shot; that of the songs Donde las Águilas is held and Hacelo por mi. The official presentation of the album is done at the Teatro Pueyrredon de Flores on July 13 and 14, 1991. They later play at the Estadio Obras on October 5 and 6, 1991, in front of about 10,000 people> 0 Hacelo por mi is certified platinum triple disc>, and the group begins a long tour that leads him from Paraguay to Tierra del Fuego. Their concert of October 5th is recorded, then published later this year under the title Abioso! the pesadilla recién comienza which is quickly certified gold record.
In 1992, they record their last album for the label Radio Trípoli Discos, and also the last one with Adrián Vera on bass. Ángeles caídos contains songs like América, Chicos y perros and the song of José Luis Perales Por que te vas>. In this album, the band is again produced by Juanchi Baleirón.