Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce ‘Mettavolution Live’ Double-Album, Premiere Cover of Pink Floyd’s “Echoes” (Listen/Preorder)


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In April 2019, world-famous guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela released a new studio album, Mettavolution. The pair then went on a big world tour in support of the record, and the resulting performances led to Mettavolution Live, a new double-album that was announced on Thursday.

(Click here to pre-order Mettavolution Live from our Rock Cellar Store).

Rodrigo y Gabriela had planned to continue touring the world this summer in celebration of the album and their career, only to see the COVID-19 pandemic ruin those plans (as it has so much else). Instead, this live album can serve as a proper commemoration of that epic tour.

Speaking of “epic,” the duo’s acoustic rendering of Pink Floyd‘s “Echoes” was a showstopping highlight on the tour, and a live recording of their performance was premiered along with the album news:

“Hearing this recording is to be able to reconnect with our marvelous fans from our live gigs during 2019,” said Rodrigo y Gabriela in a statement, “the year we got to promote our METTAVOLUTION album all over the world. That was the very moment we felt truly complete as artists and musicians.”

Related: Read our 2019 interview with the guitar duo:

Q&A: Talking Heavy Metal History and Rodrigo y Gabriela’s New Album ‘Mettavolution’ with Rodrigo Sánchez

Here’s the track listing for Mettavolution Live:

“Krotona Days”
“Witness Tree”
“The Soundmaker”
“11:11”
“Diablo Rojo”
“Echoes”
“Mettavolution”
“Tamacun”
“Gabriela Solo”
“Electric Soul”
“Cumbe”
“Hanuman”
“Terracentric”


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