La Ruta – Adios, Ruperto. Label: 220 Records – DV-002. His influence on the album is undeniable. The lyrics are bits from different songs of his".
The sophomore album by acclaimed NYC Rock en Español pioneers La Ruta was trimmed down to a 5 song EP before release, and displayed none of the previous album's tropical influences. A mostly hard-rocking power pop disc recorded after the departure of original drummer Luis Ruiz, it featured Jim Jackson on drums and Mena on vocals, guitar and bass. Carlos Guzman played bass on one track. Now, One Seventeen Records proudly presents the 10th anniversary reissue of the 'Bailando En La Tierra de los Zombies' EP with previously unreleased bonus material and other extras
La Ruta's original lineup of Mena/Guzman/Ruiz recorded an EP, Amarillo Pollito (1996) and an album. Adios, Ruperto (1998), the latter being released after Ruiz's departure in 1996. Sessions for a follow-up album yielded another EP: Bailando en la Tierra de los Zombies (2000), which features Guzman's bass playing on one track, with Mena handling bass parts on the rest. Like Ruiz before him, Guzman was no longer a member of the band by the time of the latter EP's release. All three recordings were released in the . on Mena's 220 Records imprint.
By Ruperto Chapí - Banda Sinfónica La Artística, Buñol, Henrie Adams & Banda Sinfónica "La Artística" Buñol. 2. El Tambor de Granaderos: II. Obertura. By Ruperto Chapí - Banda Sinfónica La Artística, Buñol, Henrie Adams & Banda Sinfónica "La Artística" Buñol.
Etoile Noire - La ruta del adios (1996).