Damian Rivero
 
 

Argentinean born Chicago musician, comes from a generation of musicians that participated in the birth of Argentinean National Rock in the 80's. Damian belongs to a large chain of family musicians including his Grandfather Edmundo Rivero, one of the best Argentinean Tango singers of all time. From his father, Muni Rivero, he learned voice interpretation, guitar playing & music composicion. Damian has lived most of his life in Argentina where he was a member of the group "C-Men" together with his brother Pelu Rivero, Marcelo Baliosian, Hernan Firpo, Guido Smulevich, Pizu Rebecca & Gato Echenique and together they played in most venues in Argentina. In the late 90's Damian was signed by Warner Music and his first production was release in the market titled "Damian Rivero" produced by Ish Ledesma & Adrian Posse. The first track of his first release "Helena" made it into the top 10 radio play rankings in Argentina. He promoted his first release with tours in Mexico & Argentina in numerous stages and a full TV promotion on some of the most popular TV shows including "Siempre en Domingo". In the year 2000 he traveled to the USA where he continues to play at different venues in Miami, Arizona & Chicago. While in Chicago he has played at the Latino Professional Network Gala 2007, "Totalmente Latina Tour 2002" together with Pilar Montenegro & MDO, Chicago Fire's Xplosion Rockera 2002, MLB All Star Game Latin Celebration 2003, Voodoo Nightclub Rock Nights, Excalibur LatinStreetRock.com Nights, Vida Lounge, Fundajo & Many other venues. He also won the Chicago Latina Nation Tour Battle of the Bands 2006 & He finished in the top 3 of 20 bands participating on The Miller "Banda Mas Chida 2006" Band competition. In early 2007 he signed a management agreement with Latin Street Music president & producer Andres Meneses & together they released his second production "Con El Diablo En El Hombro". "Con el Diablo en el Hombro" was mixed by 18 time Grammy winning engineer Jon Fausty, Mastered by Leon Zervos (INXS, Aerosmith, Maroon 5 & Midnight Oil) at Sterling Sound in New York, Produced by Grammy nominated producer Andres Meneses (Angel Melendez & The 911 Mambo Orchesta), & Artistically Co-Produced by Latin Grammy nominated engineer Mauricio Figueroa (Juan Fernando Velasco).

En Español.
nacido en Buenos Aires Argentina y residente de Chicago, Damian pertenece a una generacion de musicos y artistas que crecio escuchando las bandas que fueron parte del resurgimiento del Rock Nacional (Argentino) de los 80's, influencia que no se puede negar al escuchar su musica. Proviene de una familia de musicos; su abuelo Edmundo Rivero fue una de las voces mas importantes del Tango. A su vez Damian tomo como ejemplo a su padre Muni Rivero de quien aprendio la interpretacion en el canto, la guitarra y la composicion. Damian ha vivido la mayoria de su vida en Buenos Aires donde formo parte del grupo de Rock C-MEN junto a su hermano Pelu Rivero, Marcelo Baliosian, Hernan Firpo, Guido Smulevich, Pizu Rebecca y el Gato Echenique, tocando en los escenarios mas importantes del under Argentino. A fines de los 90's Damian es firmado por Warner Music y registra su primer trabajo discografico titulado DAMIAN RIVERO producido por ISH LEDESMA y ADRIAN POSSE; el primer corte, "Helena" logra posicionarse dentro de los Top 10 en los rankings radiales de Argentina. Damian ha viajado en gira por Argentina y Mexico realizando numerosos Shows en ambos paises y apariciones en TV. En el 2000 viaja a USA y se presenta en diferentes clubs de Miami, Arizona y Chicago; MIentras en Chicago, Damian se ha presentado en el Latino Professional Network Gala 2007, "Totalmente Latina Tour 2002" con Pilar Montenegro & MDO, Chicago Fire's Xplosion Rockera 2002, MLB All Star Game Latin Celebration 2003, Voodoo Nightclub Rock Nights, Excalibur LatinStreetRock.com Nights, Vida Lounge, Fundajo & muchos mas. Damian tambien gano el Chicago Latina Nation Tour Battle of the Bands 2006 & termino en los mejores 3 de 20 bandas participes del Miller "Banda Mas Chida 2006" Band competition. En 2007 Damian firma con Latin Street Music Inc para producir su segunda produccion discografica "Con El Diablo En El Hombro". "Con el Diablo en el Hombro" fue mezclada por el ingeniero ganador de 18 premios GRAMMY Jon Fausty, fue masterizada por Leon Zervos (INXs, Aerosmith, Maroon 5 & Midnight Oil) en Sterling Sound en New York, producida por el productor nominado a los Premios Grammy en 2004 Andres Meneses (Angel Melendez & The 911 Mambo Orchesta), & Co-producida artisticamente por el ingeniero nominado a Los Grammy Latinos en el 2007 Mauricio Figueroa (Juan Fernando Velasco).