Nuclear Valdez

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Nuclear Valdez is an American rock band from Miami. The band members all are of Latin descent (Hispanics) and were born outside of the United States.

Background information[edit]

  • Band did MTV promo spot with video director Paula Grief.
  • Performed on an early episode of MTV Unplugged with Members of The Alarm.
  • Opened for numerous groups that came through their home base in Miami: Living Colour, Jane's Addiction, Dead Milkmen, Ronnie Wood, Hoodoo Gurus, among others.
  • The band did an extensive tour of the USA opening up for The Hooters.
  • US Tour followed by an intensive European tour as the supporting act for The Church.
  • Song "Dance Where the Bullets Fly" from the second album is used in one of the season finales of Melrose Place.


The members of the band are:

  • Froilan Sosa - Vocals / Guitar / Keyboards
  • Juan Luis Diaz - Bass
  • Robert Slade LeMont - Drums
  • Jorge Barcala - Lead Guitar (original band guitarist on first 2 albums)
  • Rafael Tarrago - Lead Guitar



  • I Am I (1989, Epic/CBS Records) – including the radio hit Summer
  • Dream Another Dream (1992, Epic)
  • In a Minute All Could Change (2000)
  • Present From The Past (2017)

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