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Los Gauchos De Acero

Speaking of Argentina… Ladies and gentlemen, we present you (pre)teen sensation — Los Gauchos De Acero (The Steel Gauchos). The Gauchos are brothers Jorge: Victor Emilio (age 15) on guitar and vocals, Martín Gustavo (age 12) on bass, and Agustin (age 11) on drums. Here’s their take on Child In Time, no less:

The brothers got into the spotlight back in 2006, when they recorded a video of several classic rock and heavy metal covers for audition at a local TV talent show. When it was rejected, their dad put the clips on Youtube and the boys turned into an overnight Internet sensation. Personally, I simply couldn’t wipe a stupid grin off my face while watching their clips. The sheer enthusiasm, ferocity, and, even without discounting for their age, skill of these kids are second to none.

The term boy band definitely takes a whole new meaning in the pampas…

16 Comments to “Los Gauchos De Acero”:

  1. 1
    Crimson Ghost says:

    Cool… very good… anyone interested in one of the select DP tribute bands actually endorsed by the band, check out ‘Cry Free’ at youtube, there is even a message clip to them from DP.
    The singer comes off very average at phrasing the lyrics so it threw me off until I investigated further and heard him belt out such piercing scream parts that I couldn’t help but appreciate them.

  2. 2
    stefan says:

    Fantastic,awesome…..Certainly restores my hope for the youth of today!Great to see the kids actually play real instruments and ROCK,instead of the usual rap crap kids of today normally goes ape about!Keep it up kids & ROCK ON!

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    andre sihotang says:

    This is wonderful. It’s nice to see young kids play rock music like this, as bubblegum pop, hip-hop, and R’nB rule TV and radio station these days. I hope they will form a band in the future, could be great! Rock is back.

  4. 4
    Roberto says:

    Hey someone have payed to you for this publicity????
    Why dont you show the video of my band here???

    so strange……

  5. 5
    Lucas says:

    AGUANTEN LOS GAUCHOS DE ACERO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. 6
    Rascal says:

    I’d heard JLT has organised this talent show…… he was looking for the next tribute band he could front………. seems reasonable…….

    The band going to be called ‘Beyond Deep Purple’..

    The band will try to include songs from all DP’s albums, the exception being S&M…………not much point covering songs nobodys heard of.

    Its gonna be in the same vain as JLT has being doing for the past decade……….you know…….singing songs he didnt write……..

  7. 7
    Thunderhawk says:

    I’ve seen this bands a few times already on youtube, they’re pretty good.
    I Enjoy there work greatly 😉 .

  8. 8
    Crimson Ghost says:

    Cry Free – HLM

    Messaage from Purple


    Something I found of FOTR on youtube that surprised me…


  9. 9
    purplepriest1965 says:

    Finally, a guitarplayer who knows how to play those Blackmore sounds with FEELING.

    Rascal, it s pretty clear in which camp you are by now

    There are several KILLERTRACKS on S and M
    I dont have statistics but to suggest noone ver heard of them.

    Well, these guys are very young,

    At least we have YOUNG BLOOD to inject in the forthcoming Roundabout adventure we all like so much

    And after about 15 years of wanking it s about time too!

  10. 10
    Tomas says:

    Good boys :). And Cry Free is tribute band from Hungary. They will play with Jon Lord (Concerto for group and orchestra)in Košice in Slovakia in 2009. And I´m very happy 🙂

  11. 11
    Crimson Ghost says:

    My comment is being screened, but I posted some clips.
    Cry Free should do the Concerto quite well, but I can’t say I understand why this is being ventured. Talk about strange ideas, I guess he can’t get Purple for this?

  12. 12
    Thomas says:

    Another great tribute band is Demon’s Eye from Germany:

    Highway Star


    Doogie White has been lined up to front Demon’s Eye for two European shows in November. As well as Deep Purple classics, they will also be performing a couple of Rainbow songs in the shows. The dates are:

    Spirit Of 66 – Verviers – Belgium

    Blues Garage – Isernhagen (near Hannover) – Germany

    More infos:

  13. 13
    purplepriest1965 says:

    Saw DEMONS EYE in early 2007 with Ian Paice in The Netherlands, very good.
    Interesting setlist as well, incl Emmaretta, April, Mistreated, Child In Time, etc
    Wish I could visit them this time in Verviers but I think I decided against it to see Lucette van den Berg in Antwerpen, the day after
    Maybe I ll change my mind?

    Cant they come to NL again?

    Thomas, you are a member of this band, I recall?

  14. 14
    Thomas says:

    No, I am not a bandmember. I am just a fan . Ok, a big fan:-)

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    gabriel says:

    k onda chavos con todo respeto,como decimos aka en mexico
    ustedes “NO TIENEN MADRE” los felicito k buena sincronizacion
    ahora tienen un admirador mas adelante chavos…….
    si leen mi comentario mandenme un saludito por favor,
    me dejaron sin palabras,un ejemplo para la nueva juventud
    felicito asus padres por el apoyo…argentina,argentina…

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    Andi says:

    vamos al fin algo bueno sale del rock argentino carajoo!!!!

    eso es rock!!!


    saludos desde argentina para el mundoo !!!

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