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Rodrigo y Gabriela are a Mexican musical duo who specialize in playing fast,
rhythmic acoustic guitars. They began performing together in 2000.
Rodrigo y Gabriela are from Mexico City, Mexico and met there in a thrash metal band called Tierra Acida. Growing frustrated with the limited scope of the domestic music scene, they pulled up roots and moved to Europe, where they have met considerable acclaim. They took up residence in Dublin, Ireland, after hearing it was particularly welcoming to travelling musicians. While busking on the streets, they were discovered by Damien Rice.
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Rodrigo y Gabriela's self-titled album was produced by the famous producer John Leckie and entered the Irish Albums Chart at #1. It was released internationally in March 2006, having been given an earlier Irish release. Rodrigo y Gabriela includes covers of Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" and Metallica's "Orion". The duo list Metallica as being among their key influences, alongside other heavy metal bands such as Megadeth, Slayer, Testament and Overkill. The other tracks are original works inspired by the places they have been and the people they have met.