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Rockin’ Caracas: Los Mentas de Venezuela

Los Mentas | photo by: PIAN (flickr)

Catch this Venezuelan Rockabilly group at Festival Mapa de Todos in Porto Alegre, Brasil April 13th, 2011.The rock, rockabilly, surf and punk band The Mentas has been tearing it up since 1998, when formed by John Olmedillo (vocals, guitar, harmonica), Carlos Araya (guitar, banjo, vocals), Hector ”Lucas” Paredes (bass) and Richard “chicha” White (drums). Textbook psychological manipulation turns the provocative ‘Bistec’ video into a bit of a surprise. Catch them on MySpace, too.

by: Jason Z. Guest