The video has also rare footage of old concerts, promo videos and some Peruvian TV appearances. The band has played hundreds of shows and tours all over Peru and shared stage with many major artists like the legendary Iron Maiden (UK), Alice in Chains (USA), Sepultura (Brasil), Zucchero (ITA), and Latin American stars like Rata Blanca (Arg), A.N.I.M.A.L. (Arg), among many others, playing in front of thousands of people with great success. Their most recent achievement was participating at "White Nights of St. Petersburg", one of the most important international music festivals in Europe, where the band won the top award "Grand Prix Prize", performing in front of more than 12000 people, and millions more at their homes on a Russian National TV live broadcast. Their newest album "Contra el Tiempo" (2013) was recently released and received praise from specialized and commercial media as well as fans, taking the band to be nominated as "Band of the Year" by "El Comercio", the most important newspaper in the country. Also the new album first 2 singles "Aniquilar" and "Necesitado" got rotation on MTV Latin America and other international media. The music style of the band nowadays is a very special blend of Rock 'n Roll, with twin guitars, big drums and a very energetic live show that has become famous in their country.
Lyrics are about youth angst, respect and things that happen in people's everyday life. Contracorriente plays most major rock festivals in their region, and remains to be a unique style band. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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