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: 10/21/2023Network: NetflixStatus: Ended
Rock in Our Own Language
28 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.

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A New Era
23 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.

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The Repression
28 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.

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Music in Color
25 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.

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One Continent
24 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.

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The Rebellion
33 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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