Related Information for Aterciopelados One of the first contemporary successful rock bands in Colombia, Los Aterciopelados is among the Latin American countries' top groups. Formed in 1992 in Bogotá, Colombia, the band has fused its own sound by combining a rock-solid approach and electronics with a variety of Latin American musical traditions including mariachi, bolero, tropical and flamenco. Aterciopelados, whose name translates as "The Velvety Ones," was formed by former members of Delia Y Los Aminoac.. read more