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Raúl 'Ruly' Cancino

Raúl 'Ruly' Cancino


Currently playing with GUAPA..

Raúl 'Ruly' Cancino was born in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, México. Since he was a littler boy he dreamed of playing drums, but his family could not afford one.

At the age of 15 and after saving money all his childood he was able to get his first drum set and so he discovered his born talent.

He started playing for money in some salsa and merengue grooves, and as a guest drummer in local pop and metal bands while studying for a couple of years classical music in the University of cience and arts of Chiapas.

After exploring all diferent kind of genres, Ruly finded his calling in Rock after cofounding in 2007 his first original band 'Perfectos Extraños' named after Deep Purple's Perfect Strangers.

In 2009 after Perfectos Extraños rupture, Ruly was invited to 'GUAPA', a most recognized band in the local scene creators of SEXYGUAPACHANGAROCK a mix of genres from swing, jazz, latin, funk or folk to hard rock, punk and rock&roll, with hits like 'La Mentiroza', 'Salida de emergencia' or 'Abuso del valium'.

Finally, Ruly was able to exploit his skills product of years of work.

With "GUAPA" he recorded a couple of EPs: '+Afinados en RA'(2010) and 'Toqueteando a The Beatles'(2011) a tribute to this legendary band.

The band currently recording it's second LP named 'Gente Jugada'. They have toured in most México and they expect to do so outside of their homeland soon.

Ruly has been invited as a session drummer for electronic and pop proyects.




My Soultone Set: 

Ride Custom Brilliant 22"
Crash Custom Brilliant RA 18"
Crash Custom Brilliant RA 17"
China Custom Brilliant RA 18"
Hi-Hats prototype MA 14"
Splash Gospel 8"
Splash Custom Brilliant 6"