Héroes del Silencio is a Spanish Gothic rock band from Zaragoza. Always very popular, he stopped his activities after his album Avalancha released in 1995, and met again in 2007 for a series of ten concerts in Guatemala, Buenos Aires, Monterrey, Mexico City, Los Angeles, Seville, Zaragoza and Valencia before 80 000 people, a concert that caused huge traffic jams on 17 km> (due to the high number of people without entry hoping to get around the concert).
Renowned in Spain but also throughout the European continent and in Latin America, it happened for example in Germany and Switzerland in particular in the early 1990s. It remains to this day the Spanish musical group having sold the most albums to the world. international, and the first Spanish-language rock band to be broadcast on MTV's global network.
His flagship albums are El Espíritu del Vino and Avalancha, his first album being El Mar no Cesa. The group breaks through with its second album, Senderos de traición (Traits of Treason), and more particularly with the title Entre dos tierras. Their albums are produced by great rock names like Phil Manzanera and Bob Ezrin.
The origins of Héroes del Silencio date back to the early 1980s in Zaragoza, where brothers Pedro (drums) and Juan Valdivia (guitar) begin to make their first steps in the world of music with one of their cousins, Javier Guajardo Valdivia who was singer, forming the group Zumo de Vidrio>. The Spanish music scene of this period is dominated by groups of the movida madrileña such as Alaska y Dinarama, Radio Futura, Nasha Pop, Gabinete Caligari or Los Secretos, as well as El Último de la Fila, a group from Barcelona, while The most influential international artists of the moment belonged to more diverse styles: Michael Jackson, The Police or Dire Straits.