«Héroes Del Silencio”
«Héroes Del Silencio” (Spanish “Heroes of Silence”), well known as Heroes or HDS, is a rock band from Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain.
“Héroes Del Silencio” was formed in 1985 by guitarist Juan Valdivia and singer Enrique Bunbery. These guys were experienced and used to play with different rock bands. Later, the bassist Joaquim Cardiel and the drummer Pedro Andreu joined them. At the beginning, the band played in public places and tried their luck in music contests. In Salamanca, they took the second place. After the concert, Heroes signed a contract with EMI producer Gustavo Montesano. It was their breakthrough.
In 1987, they released their first EP “Héroes de Leyenda”, 30,000 copies were sold. First LP “El Mar No Cesa” was released the following year. Songs “Mar Adentro” and “Agosto” became so popular that sold 100,000 copies. In 1989, the band organized a supporting tour and released the album “En Directo”.
Next year, the band cooperated with ex-guitarist of Roxy Music and released their best-selling LP “Senderos de Traicion ”, which sold 2 million copies. In the 1990’s they started touring Europe. HDS’s established itself as the best band in Rock en Español genre, so it was a great success to book Héroes Del Silencio for any event.