The list of bands that will make up the new great metallica tribute surprised locals and strangers by the wide range of artists or musical genres that will interpret the greatest hits of the album The Black Album.
Among the projects stands out that of three Mexican adolescents who from childhood were admired by the trash metal band hailing from Los Angeles, California.
Daniela, Alejandra and Paulina began their careers in the music industry by mere fate. It was thanks to a YouTube video dedicated to his grandparents that Kirk Hammett, Metallica guitarist, he found them.
The Villareal sisters performed “Enter Sandman” with enough ease, with a lot of talent and of course, with a passion that overflowed rock n roll for each one of his pores.
That clip already accumulates 22 million views today on its official channel, and has been around the world. “The drummer kicks butt to the max,” Hammett wrote on his official Twitter.
By then, Daniela (guitarist and vocalist) was 15 years old, Alejandra (drummer, vocalist and backing vocals) was 13 years old, while Paulina (bassist and backing vocals) was barely 10 laps in the sun.
Faced with the marvel of three metal fanatic girls performing masterfully, they were invited by Ellen Degeneres to his very popular program, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where they were awarded for their work behind the instruments.
The program opened with the Villareal performing the song “Crazy Train” de Ozzy Osbourne; But the good came later, when they sat on the couch and, before millions of Americans on the screen, they obtained dozens of rewards.
“I think they are very amazing girls,” said Ellen, who received a response in perfect English from the native of Monterrey, Nuevo León, border territory.
“It’s a dream come true, also to be here with you,” said the little girls led by Danny; in addition to explaining that since they were little they play the piano, and then a video game led them to taste the honeys of rebellious music.
Right away, they were awarded a scholarship by Ellen with a check for USD 10,000 for each one that was later spent on their musical education, because together with the proceeds of a campaign in GoFoundMe, paid a summer course at the prestigious college of Berklee.
“Now that our summer adventure is over, we want to take this opportunity to thank all the people who helped make our dream come true, we hope everyone feels proud as we continue on this journey,” they wrote on their social networks after the summer courses. .
His first album came out in 2017 under the name XXI Century Blood, same that was recorded in complete independence, in resistance to the multiple transnational companies that wanted to keep creative control.
This material took them to stages with Alice Cooper, Deep Purple, Judas Priest, The Scorpions, among others, in addition to being the opening act for the concerts of Def Leppard in Mexico. They also toured the most applauded national festivals of the genre: Corona Hell & Heaven; Force Fest Open Air y Mother Of All Rock Festival.
His career does not end there, in fact, it was just beginning. His second album, Queen of the Murder Scene, put together a journey through the psyche of a young woman with a broken heart that explores despair, obsession, schizophrenia, violence, murder and finally her own death.
The concept album was quite well received by the public and by critics, who opened the doors of the major leagues to them, in addition to stepping on stages such as the festival Rock Al Parque in Bogotá, or Whiskey A Gogo in Hollywood With two nights stuck
During their short musical career they have also visited multiple Mexican states, American tables and Argentina, on a tour in conjunction with the legendary band Eruca Sativa.
“The Warning is the future of the present of rock in Mexico. There are three girls between the ages of 16 and 20, who have studied music, close to music, an international uproar that grew little by little, “said music journalist Daniel Márquez to Infobae Mexico.
Now they will be part of the tribute to The Black Album from Metallica, the band that has admired them for over 10 years. Paulina, Daniela and Alejandra will be part of the cast of 53 voices who will cover great classics of this legendary metal band as Nothing Else Matters, Enter Sandman O The Unforgiven.
Of course, they will be in charge of reverting the song that made them world famous, “Enter Sandman”, but they will do it together with the Canadian singer. Alessia Cara.
In addition to the Villareal sisters, the other Mexican talents that will participate are the duet Ha*Ash, the singer José Madero, Mexican Institute of Sound Feat. Gera Mx, as well as classical guitarists Rodrigo and Gabriela.
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