‘Salo’, founding member of Extremoduro, dies | Culture


Image from TVE in which Salo appears playing in the recording made by Extremoduro in the program 'Plastic'.
Image from TVE in which Salo appears playing in the recording made by Extremoduro in the program ‘Plastic’.

Gonzalo Muñoz Hinojal Salo, A founding member of the band Extremoduro, with which he published the first three studio albums, died this Tuesday in Plasencia due to fulminant cancer, according to the daily Today from Extremadura. The death has occurred at 67 years old, and just four days after he entered the hospital. The doctors found that the cancer was in a very advanced stage.

Before founding the group, the Extremaduran played in other bands such as Los Comancheros, Los Dogos or Indecisión Momentanea, where Luis Von Fanta also played, later on the battery of Extremoduro. Extremadura began in the sixties and reached its climax in Extremoduro, a group where it began in 1988, at the age of 34. It was thanks to the persuasion of Roberto Iniesta. Left that road in 1993, before it was recorded Where are my friends? Iniesta He emigrated to Barcelona to make his way in the sector and he considered that leaving everything behind was too much sacrifice for a veteran musician.

Among his contributions to the band is the crowfunding to record the first demo; the appearance on the show Plastic of TVE, presented by Tinet Rubira. In it, Salo appeared a tricorn of the Civil Guard. He also published the album You in your house, we in the bonfire, from which so many groups drink today.


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