Tequila were one of Spain’s most popular and influential rock bands of the 1970s and ’80s. Tequila were formed in 1975 by a pair of Argentinian expatriates, lead singer Alejo Stivel and lead guitarist Ariel Rot. Teaming with three native Spaniards – guitarist Julian Infante, bassist Felipe Lipe, and drummer Manolo Iglesias completed the line-up
Tequila landed a record deal with Sony’s Spanish division and their debut album, Matricula de Honor, was released in 1978. While Matricula de Honor sold well, their second LP, 1979’s Rock and Roll, became a major success .