CRUZ DE HIERRO BIOGRAPHY
The band: Cruz de Hierro was originally founded by Ernesto Bringas in 1988 in Mexicali, B.C., Mexico. The band started with five members and has been evolving since then with several changes in its line-up so as with the style of the music they play. In 1994 they moved to Guadalajara, Jalisco where the band resides to date. The band members, as Cruz de Hierro or as individuals, have played beside bands like Angra, Arena , Flower Kings , Minimum Vital , A Piedi Nudi , Halloween, Spocks Beard, Par Lindh Project, Illuvatar, Van Den Plas, and Brand X's guitarist. The band members include two guitar players and two singers (plus keyboards/bass/drums) The album: The mexican Dream Theater, no less! Different influences of the members have lead the band to the exploration of genres like heavy metal, neoclassic, progressive, electronic, folk rock, ending with a fusion of them all. As a final result, the genre of Cruz de Hierro is Progressive Metal, with additions of some of the above and harmonies from jazz and classical music. Sung or instrumental, this powerful and sophisticated music, not unlike Rhapsody or Symphony X, will enchant all prog’ metal addicts!CRUZ DE HIERRO GENRES
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CRUZ DE HIERRO ORIGIN
Mexico (Guadalajara, Jalisco), formed in 1988
CRUZ DE HIERRO CURRENT RECORD LABEL
CRUZ DE HIERRO STATUS
CRUZ DE HIERRO CURRENT LINE-UP
Ernesto Bringas Caire- Electric guitar, Acoustic guitar and Guitar sintethyzer
Jose Antonio Bringas Caire- Acoustic and electronic drums, percussion (Cast)
David Farias- Keyboards and Backing vocals.
Juan Antonio Bernal- Bass and Backing vocals.
CRUZ DE HIERRO PREVIOUS LINE-UP
Ricardo de Luna-Vocals
Fernando Ramos Lomelin- Bass
Hector Naranjo Balcazar- Piano and keyboards