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Bilo Viscarra is a Bolivian guitar player, songwriter and singer. He started playing the guitar at the age of 12 and in 1997 he and his friends Juan Pacheco and Jherson Burgoa founded the band LoS ToCAYoS in their home city of La Paz.
In 2002 the young band participated in their first rock band contest and came in 4th place out of more than 60 bands; Bilo received the award for best guitar player of the contest.
LoS ToCAYoS recorded their first album “Fuera de bromas” in 2003 and Bilo started his career as a songwriter with songs such as “Eres mi vida”, “Lazos” and “No tengo razones”, the album was produced by Gigio Diaz.
LoS ToCAYoS became a success and thanks to this great debut album the band obtained the “Breakthrough Band” award and Bilo received the award for “Best Young Talent” at the RockandBol award ceremony.
In 2006 the band recorded their 2nd album named “Cueztion de eztiloz” in which Bilo participated as producer and songwriter; the album contained songs written by himself such as “No te convencere”, “Grupo 2” and “Excederme”. The album was produced by the talented Bolivian producer Martin Joffre.
“Ningunos Giles” was the name of their 3rd album, which was released in 2008. The album was produced by Bilo and the renowned Bolivian musician “Grillo” Villegas, the hits “Esperarte y caminar” and “Sigo” were written by Bilo. In 2009 Bilo was invited to take part of the awesome funk rock/pop band Son Fusion.
A couple of years later, LoS ToCAYoS returned to the studio and released their 4th album in 2013, they called it “Hasta que parió la burra”.
Almost simultaneously the album “Toma de mí” by Son Fusión was released.
Bilo was the creator of songs such as “No esta mal”, “La tentadora” and “Feel the odio” by LoS ToCAYoS and “La hermana”, “Llegare” and “Escondamonos” by Son Fusion.
The album “Hasta que Pario la Burra” by LoS ToCAYoS was awarded for “Best Rock Album” of the year at the RockanBol Awards, furthermore, Son Fusion received the award for “Best Pop Band” at the same ceremony in 2013.
Throughout his career Bilo has played on the most important stages in the country and shared them with great local and international artists such as Molotov, Aterciopelados and Enanitos Verdes among others.
Influenced by guitarists of varied genres such as rock, latin, cumbia and folk, Bilo has a unique style when playing the guitar and his skills as a songwriter and producer have earned him an important place in Bolivian Rock.
Official Web Page: http://bilosolohayuno.wix.com/tocayos