Víctor García-Rivera

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Guitarist/vocalist Víctor García-Rivera formed a series of bands: the Edge, a 1980s punk band; Arranca, a pioneering mid-'90s Spanish-language punk band; the Last Gang in Town, an English-language rock…
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Guitarist/vocalist Víctor García-Rivera formed a series of bands: the Edge, a 1980s punk band; Arranca, a pioneering mid-'90s Spanish-language punk band; the Last Gang in Town, an English-language rock band with punk influence; and Rockit to Russia, a Ramones tribute band. The Edge formed in 1982 in Cincinatti, OH, with a style reminicent of the Clash and Stiff Little Fingers. The band moved from Cincinnati to Boston shortly after forming and ended up recording an album, Johnny Cuba and the Edge (1989), before breaking up. García-Rivera subsequently formed Arranca, a Spanish-language punk band that recorded an album, Exile on Pain Street (1996), before breaking up. The Last Gang in Town formed in 2001 in Miami, FL, and, besides García-Rivera, features bassist George Rodriguez and drummer Jamyl D'Angelo.