|Genres||Pop rock, Latin rock, Latin pop|
César "Vampiro" López
Juan Carlos Toribio
Maná is a Mexican rock band from Guadalajara, Jalisco. Their career has been more than three decades. The group has earned four Grammy Awards, seven Latin Grammy Awards, five MTV Video Music Awards Latin America, five Premios Juventud awards, nine Billboard Latin Music Awards and 13 Premios Lo Nuestro awards.
The band formed in 1986 and released its first album, Falta Amor, in 1990. In 1992, the group released ¿Dónde Jugarán Los Niños?, which sold more than 3 million copies worldwide. It was the best selling Spanish-language rock album of all time.
The band's sound comes from the pop rock, Latin pop, calypso, and reggae music genres. They first received international commercial success in Australia and Spain. They have since gained popularity in the US, Western Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Their worldwide sales stand at more than 25 million albums as of 2011.
Members[change | edit source]
- Fher Olvera—lead vocals, acoustic guitar, rhythm guitar
- Alex González—drums, backup vocals
- Juan Calleros — bass guitar
- Sergio Vallín — electric guitar
Live band members:
- Juan Carlos Toribio — keyboards, piano, flute. From 1994–present.
- Fernando "Psycho" Vallin — rhythm guitar, 2nd bass guitar, backup vocals. From 1997–present.
- Luis Conte - percussion MTV Unplugged 1999.
- Hector Quintana — percussion, backup vocals. From 2006–present
- Aaron Alberto Barrios - Guitarra/Coros invitado al grupo (2012)
- Abraham Calleros — drums. From 1978–1985.
- Gustavo Orozco — electric guitar. From 1978–1985.
- Ulises Calleros — electric guitar. From 1978–1991.
- César "Vampiro" López — electric guitar. From 1991–1994.
- Ivan Gonzalez — keyboards. From 1991–1994.
- Sheila Rios — backup vocals. From 1992–2003.
Discography[change | edit source]
Sombrero Verde[change | edit source]
Maná[change | edit source]
- 1987: Maná
- 1990: Falta Amor
- 1992: ¿Dónde Jugarán los Niños?
- 1994: Maná en Vivo
- 1995: Cuando los Ángeles Lloran
- 1997: Sueños Líquidos
- 1999: “Maná MTV Unplugged”
- 2002: Revolución de Amor
- 2006: Amar es Combatir
- 2008: Arde el Cielo
- 2011: Drama y Luz
Tours[change | edit source]
- 1993-1995: ¿Dónde Jugarán Los Niños? Tour
- 1998: Liquido Tour
- 1999: Unplugged U.S. Tour
- 2002–2003: Revolución de Amor Tour
- 2007–2008: Amar es Combatir Tour
- 2011 - 2012: Drama y Luz World Tour
References[change | edit source]
- "Maná sold more than 25 million albums worldwide". Blogamole.tr3s.com. 2011-02-17. http://blogamole.tr3s.com/2011/03/08/mana-returns-with-%e2%80%98drama-y-luz%e2%80%99//. Retrieved 2011-10-16.