Break It All: The History of Rock in Latin America

The BEST episodes of Break It All: The History of Rock in Latin America

Every episode of Break It All: The History of Rock in Latin America ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Break It All: The History of Rock in Latin America!

Soda Stereo, Café Tacvba, Aterciopelados and others feature in this 50-year history of Latin American rock through dictatorships, disasters and dissent.

Last Updated: 8/17/2022Network: Netflix
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Rock in Our Own Language
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7.97
29 votes

#1 - Rock in Our Own Language

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/16/2020

Argentina's Soda Stereo were the first all-hemispheric hitmakers, followed by Mexico's Caifanes and Los Prisioneros from Pinochet's Chile.

A New Era
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7.79
24 votes

#2 - A New Era

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/16/2020

Anger about social injustice infuses Latin American rock after the Zapatista uprising, paving the way for reggaeton and rap and new female rockers.

The Repression
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7.69
29 votes

#3 - The Repression

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/16/2020

When the band Peace and Love began chanting, "We got the power!" at the first rock festival in Mexico in 1971, the government responded by banning rock.

Music in Color
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7.65
26 votes

#4 - Music in Color

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/16/2020

After the fall of the Argentine dictatorship in 1983 and the Mexico City earthquake in 1985, rock explodes with ingenuity. And it's all in Spanish.

One Continent
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7.64
25 votes

#5 - One Continent

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/16/2020

Mexico's Café Tacvba fuses rock and folk traditions while Aterciopelados, rising with MTV Latin America, does the same with Colombian beats and sounds.

The Rebellion
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7.59
34 votes

#6 - The Rebellion

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/16/2020

Latin America's rock movement was sparked by Ritchie Valens' "La Bamba" and the Beatles but found its own voice in youth and resistance to dictatorship.

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