Metal Saves: Brujeria Meet Tijuana Fan Who Fought off Muggers to See Show

Rocio Ruvalcaba is a young metalhead living in Tijuana, Mexico, and for her, as it is for many fans, metal isn't just a style of music, it's a passion and a community that helps sustain her through tough times. For the debut episode of our series "Metal Saves" — which profiles fans and their deep connection to their favorite bands — we joined her in her hometown, where she shared her story of fighting off muggers so she had money for an upcoming show, and brought her together with Mexican metal heroes Brujería when they came through.

A SERIES BY ANGELA BOATWRIGHT // EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Enrique Abeyta, Brandon Geist, Jimmy Hubbard, Skip Williamson PRODUCERS: Angela Boatwright, Jimmy Hubbard, Brandon Geist EDITOR: Angela Boatwright CINEMATOGRAPHY: Joe Mitchell ASSISTANT EDITOR: Johnathan Mora GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Ryan Weibust​​​​​​​ SOUND RECORDIST: Sean Huntley ON-SITE TRANSLATOR: Arlene Mejorado​​​​​​​ AUDIO POST: New Constellation RMP SOUND EDITOR: Jarrett Pritchard SCORE: Jonas Wikstrand​​​​​​ COLORIST: Annette Lamothe-Ramos​​​​​​​ TRANSLATION AND TRANSCRIPTION: Johnathan Mora MUSIC: courtesy of Brujería​​​​​​​ SPECIAL THANKS: Abraham Rangel, Unai Garcia Fernandez

October 9, 2018