100 Greatest Latin Rock Artists

Criteria: Here are the Greatest artists in the Spanish-speaking singing music scene. They are ranked based on their international popularity, impact, credibility and historical regional importance. (Note: It includes Rock music and all genres related in Latin scene.)

  1. Soda Stereo (1982 - 1997, Argentina)
  2. Café Tacuba (1989 -, Mexico)
  3. Charly Garcia (born 1951 -, Argentina)
  4. Los Fabulosos Cadillacs (1984 -, Argentina)
  5. Caifanes (1987 - 1995, Mexico)
  6. Héroes del Silencio (1985 - 1996, Spain)
  7. Mano Negra (1986 - 1995, France)
  8. Andrés Calamaro (born 1961 -, Argentina)
  9. Luis Alberto Spinetta (born 1950 -, Argentina)
10. Molotov (1995 -, Mexico)
11. Fito Páez (born 1963 -, Argentina)
12. Gustavo Cerati (born 1959 -, Argentina)
13. Babasónicos (1991 -, Argentina)
14. Aterciopelados (1990 -, Colombia)
15. Los Prisioneros (1979 - 2006, Chile)
16. Three Souls in My Mind/El Tri (1968-1984, 1984 -, Mexico)
17. Los Rodriguez (1990 - 1996, Argentina - Spain)
18. Maldita Vecindad y los Hijos del Quinto Patio (1985 -, Mexico)
19. Sui Generis (1969 - 1975, Argentina)
20. Enanitos Verdes (1979 -, Argentina)
21. Los Jaivas (1963 -, Chile)
22. Los Tres (1988 -, Chile)
23. Enrique Bunbury (born 1967 -, Spain)
24. Maná (1986- , Mexico)
25. La Ley (1987 - 2005, Chile)
26. Bersuit Vergarabat (1987 -, Argentina)
27. Radio Futura (1979 - 1992, Spain)
28. Barón Rojo (1980 -, Spain)
29. Zoé (1994 -, Mexico)
30. Manu Chao (born 1961 -, France)
31. Mago de Oz (1989 -, Spain)
32. Hombres G (1982 -, Spain)
33. Rata Blanca (1985 -, Argentina)
34. Serú Girán (1978 - 1992, Argentina)
35. Los Auténticos Decadentes (1986 -, Argentina)
36. Miguel Ríos (born 1944 -, Spain)
37. Patricio Rey y sus Redonditos de Ricota (1976 - 2001, Argentina)
38. Los Pericos (1985 -, Argentina)
39. Sumo (1982 - 1988, Argentina)
40. El Último de la Fila (1984 - 1998, Spain)
41. Plastilina Mosh (1998 -, Mexico)
42. Fobia (1987 -, Mexico)
43. Zurdok (1993 -, Mexico)
44. Mecano (1980-1998, Spain)
45. Pescado Rabioso (1971 - 1973, Argentina)
46. Julieta Venegas (born 1970 -, Mexico)
47. Jaguares (1995 -, Mexico)
48. Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas (1990 -, Argentina)
49. Virus (1981 -, Argentina)
50. Los Planetas (1993 -, Spain)
51. Botellita de Jerez (1983 - 1997, Mexico)
52. Almendra (1969 - 1970, Argentina)
53. Attaque 77 (1987 -, Argentina)
54. Ely Guerra (1972 -, Mexico)
55. Divididos (1988 -, Argentina)
56. Angeles del Infierno (1978 -, Spain)
57. Ska-P (1994 -, Spain)
58. Robi Draco Rosa (born 1970 -, Puerto Rico)
59. La Polla Records (1979 - 2003, Spain)
60. Kinky (1998 -, Mexico)
61. Lucybell (1991 -, Chile)
62. Miguel Mateos (born 1953 -, Argentina)
63. Calle 13 (2005 -, Puerto Rico)
64. Los Amigos Invisibles (1991 -, Venezuela)
65. Nacha Pop (1978 - 1988, Spain)
66. Los Saicos (1964 -, Peru)
67. Rockdrigo Gonzalez (born 1950 - 1985, Mexico)
68. Jarabe de Palo (1995 -, Spain)
69. Los Bunkers (1999 -, Chile)
70. Catupecu Machu (1994 -, Argentina)
71. Santa Sabina (1989 -, Mexico)
72. Loquillo y Troglóditas (1980 - 2007, Spain)
73. Los Teen Tops (1959 - 1967, Mexico)
74. Alaska y Dinarama (1983 - 1989, Spain)
75. Moris (born 1942 -, Argentina)
76. Kortatu/Negu Gorriak (1984 - 1988, 1990 - 2001, Spain)
77. Duncan Dhu (1984 - 2001, Spain)
78. Los Gatos (1967 - 1970, Argentina)
79. Tequila (1975 - 1983, Spain)
80. Juanes (born 1972 -, Colombia)
81. Todos Tus Muertos (1985 -, Argentina)
82. Los Brincos (1964 - 2003, Spain)
83. Control Machete (1996 -, Mexico)
84. Pappo (born 1950 - 2005, Argentina)
85. Los Violadores (1980 -, Argentina)
86. El Otro Yo (1989 -, Argentina)
87. Invisible (1973 - 1976, Argentina)
88. El Gran Silencio (1993 -, Mexico)
89. La Barranca (1994 -, Mexico)
90. Dug Dug's (1966 -, Mexico)
91. Panteón Rococó (1995 -, Mexico)
92. Javiera Mena (born 1983 -, Chile)
93. La Cuca (1989 -, Mexico)
94. La Revolución de Emiliano Zapata (1969 - 1975, Mexico)
95. Leño (1977 - 1983, Spain)
96. Porter (2001 - 2008, Mexico)
97. Orishas (1999 - 2010, Cuba)
98. Puya (1990 -, Puerto Rico)
99. Los Abuelos de la Nada (1967 - 1988, Argentina)
100. Sentimiento Muerto (1981 - 1993, Venezuela)
30 Greatest Brazillian Rock Artists
Criteria: Criteria: - Here are the Greatest artists in the Portuguese-speaking singing music scene. They are ranked based on their international popularity, impact, credibility and historical local importance. (Note: It includes Rock music and all genres related in Brazilian scene.)

  1. Os Mutantes(1966 -, Sao Paolo)
  2. Sepultura (1984 -, Bel Horizonte)
  3. Secos & Molhados (1971 - 1999, Sao Paolo)
  4. Raul Seixas (born 1945 -, Salvador)
  5. Titãs (1981 -, Sao Paolo)
  6. Roberto Carlos (born 1941 -, Cachoeiro de Itapemirim)
  7. Os Paralamas Do Sucesso (1977 -, Rio de Janeiro)
  8. Ratos de Porão (1980 -, Sao Paolo)
  9. Legião Urbana (1982 - 1996, Brasilia)
10. Caetano Veloso (born 1942 -, Santo Amaro de Purificação)
11. Chico Science & Nação Zumbi (1991 -, Recife)
12. Novos Baianos (1969 -, Salvador)
13. Raimundos (1987 -, Brasilia)
14. Rita Lee (born 1947 -, Sao Paolo)
15. Gilberto Gil (born 1942 -, Salvador)
16. Ira! (1981 - 2007, Sao Paolo)
17. Barão Vermelho (1981 -, Rio de Janeiro)
18. Angra (1991 -, Sao Paolo)
19. Los Hermanos (1997 -, Rio de Janeiro)
20. Cazuza (born 1958 - 1990, Rio de Janeiro)
21. Zé Ramalho (born 1949 -, Brejo do Cruz)
22. Erasmo Carlos (born 1941 -, Rio de Janaeiro)
23. Ultraje a Rigor (1980 -, Sao Paolo)
24. Skank (1990 -, Belo Horizonte)
25. Lobão (born 1957 -, Rio de Janeiro)
26. Cansei de Ser Sexy (2003 -, Sao Paolo)
27. Engenheiros do Hawaii (1985 - 2008, Porto Alegre)
28. Pato Fu (1992 -, Belo Horizonte)
29. Mamonas Assassinas (1989 - 1996, Guarulhos)
30. O Terço (1968 -, Rio de Janeiro)
30 Greatest Latin-U.S. Rock Artists
Criteria: Criteria: Here are the Greatest artists in the Portuguese-speaking singing music scene. They are ranked based on their international popularity, impact, credibility and historical local importance. (Note: It includes Rock music and all genres related in Brazilian scene.)

  1. Santana (San Francisco, California 1967 -)
  2. Ritchie Valens (Pocoima, California born 1941 - 1959)
  3. Los Lobos (Los Angeles, California 1973)
  4. Cypress Hill (Los Angeles, California 1988 -)
  5. Fania All Stars (New York, New York 1967 -)
  6. Ozomatli (Los Angeles, California 1995 -)
  7. Malo (San Francisco, California 1970 -)
  8. Los Lonely Boys (San Angelo, Texas 1997 -)
  9. El Chicano (Los Angeles, California - 1970 -)
10. War (Long Beach, California - 1969 -)
11. Cannibal & the Headhunters (Los Angeles, California 1961 -)
12. Azteca (San Francisco, California 1972 -)
13. Freddie Fender (San Benito, Texas born 1941 -)
14. The Mars Volta (El Paso, Texas 2001 -)
15. Thee Midniters (Los Angeles, California 1964 - 1972)
16. Selena (Lake Jackson, Texas born 1971 - 1995)
17. Mandrill (Brooklyn, New York 1971 - 1995)
18. Question Mark And The Mysterians (Flint, Michigan 1962 -)
19. Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs (Dallas, Texas 1964 -)
20. Big Pun (Bronx, New York born 1971 - 2000)
21. Tierra (Los Angeles, California 1973 -)
22. Trini Lopez (Dallas, Texas born 1937 -)
23. Tower of Power (Oakland, California 1968-)
24. Latin Playboys (Los Angeles, California 1993 -)
25. The Plugz (Los Angeles, California 1978 -)
26. Los Super Seven (Texas, 1998 -)
27. Brujería (Los Angeles, California 1989)
28. Voodoo Glow Skulls (Riverside, California - 1988)
29. Cruzados (Los Angeles, California 1984 - 1988)
30. Yerba Buena (Bronx, New York 2001 -)
Last Updated: 2011-06-23