V8 was an Argentine heavy metal band created in 1979, one of the first notable Argentine and Latin America bands of that genre. After its dissolution former members have continued their careers starting other heavy metal bands, Hermética, Horcas, Rata Blanca, Logos and Almafuerte.
In the beginning of the 80s, bass player Ricardo Iorio got together some other metal maniacs and they called themselves V8, whose early influences were Deep Purple, Judas Priest, Led Zeppelin, Motörhead, Budgie, the Sex Pistols and Black Sabbath. Their first album was the first real piece of Argentine Metal, full in the raw style of their idols. They had much internal trouble, but managed to bring out another classic album in 1984.
Their problems with drugs, alcohol and unprofessionalism got bigger, and they changed their drummer and guitar player twice. Under pressure of the record company, they recorded a third album, which becameЧитать далее в Википедии...
Альбомы и синглы:
- Luchando por el metal [03.1983, альбом]
- Un paso más en la batalla [02.1985, альбом]
- El fin de los inicuos [1986, альбом]
- Homenaje 
- No se rindan [1991, сборник]
- Antología [2001, сборник]