elbicho is a spanish rock/flamenco band. Formed in the streets of Madrid, elbicho began to make a huge fanbase because of their creative way of fusing ?flamenco buler?as and tanguillos with an array of diverse styles such as progressive rock, african rhythms and a touch of jazz.? They met at the ?Escuela Popular de M?sica? with Gullermo McGill, a renowned flamenco percussionist as its music workshop director.
They met at the ?Escuela Popular de M?sica? with Gullermo McGill, a renowned flamenco percussionist as its music workshop director.
The band originated when Miguel Campello and Victor Iniesta (guitar) joined Carlos Tato (bass), Toni Mangas (drums) and David Amores (percussion) to form El Combo Flamenco. With this band they recorded their demo ?Bichos' which became a major hit.
In 2002 Juan Carlos Aracil (flute) and Pepe Aracil (trumpet) joined the group.
The band performed many times in the streets of Lavapi?s and Madrid. Then without them even expecting it in June 2003 they released their first album.
In 2003 they released elbicho their debut album, produced by Tino di Geraldo and Guillermo Quero. In 2005 their second album elbicho II was released, with an incredible 15 minutes' instrumental track called La Suite.