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Aterciopelados (music group)
Remembering Gustavo Cerati

As much of the entertainment world mourned the death of comedian Joan Rivers Thursday, fans of Latin American rock'n'roll were saddened by another passing: Gustavo Cerati. The death of the former lead singer of the groundbreaking Argentinian band Soda Stereo at the age of 55 didn't come quite as much of a shock as Rivers' Cerati had been in a coma for four years after collapsing after a 2010 show in Venezuela but that didn't make the news any less heartbreaking. Cerati possessed a distinctive swagger of a rock'n'roll voice, one that was at once soulful and sexy, rich and romantic. It didn't matter if you didn't understand Spanish, the emotion...