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Renown Chilean band that stands out for its artistic quality and by creating a bold, energetic and highly interpretative live show.
Astro, formed by: Octavio Cavieres, Nicolás Arancibia, Daniel Varas and Andrés Nusser; has achieved a fast and efficient position in the national independent circuit and a successful international career.
Founded in 2008, the band first Ep, “Le Disc de Astrou”, was edited in México and Chile, exceeding all expectations by getting great public reception and excellent critics from specialized Chilean and foreign press.
Along in its career, Astro has performed in some of Latin America most important stages as: the prestigious Mexican festival “Vive Latino”, the Argentinean “Hot Festival”, Lollapalooza Chile and the consolidated Colombian festival "Rock al Parque".
Currently, Astro has just released their first LP. The homonymous production has 12 songs, and its first promotional single is: "Ciervos". Which for a limited time was released for free download from the website of the band,, where you can also find its video. Since its release, "Ciervos" has received high praise from the public and fans of the band, as well as been highlighted in various national and international media and blogs. Besides Chile, the premiere of Astro´s new work has had repercussions in places as diverse as: Japan, Poland, Germany, England, United States, Mexico, Colombia and Argentina, being chosen by several medias has one of 2011 best singles, videos and albums
The album was released on vinyl and digital, and is expected to mark the consolidation of their career. Meanwhile, the band is preparing a second video clip and refining the details for a tour to Argentina.
Astro is an energetic band with a great proposal that is projected as one of the most interesting of the new Latin American scene. For 2012 they are invited to participate in the renown international festivals: SWSX (U.S.A.), Nrmal (Mexico) y Primavera Sound (Spain).

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