Episode #36: A Night With Satan, the Head Usurper
El Goro and SonOfOdin look at new Peruvian black metal with Goat Semen and German symphonic metal with Orden Ogan. Texas indie act Brutalody attempt to impress with their multi-genre EP, and the Valhalla also gets the German symphonic treatment with Blind Guardian’s seventh album.
Goat Semen : Ego Svm Satana (2015)
Over a decade in the making, Peru’s Goat Semen released their initial demo back in 2002, but life, line-up changes, and South American economics kept pushing the release back. 2015, however, finally sees the release and Goat Semen are ready to unleash their blackened vitriol on the world.
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Orden Ogan : Ravenhead (2015)
Following in the footsteps of countrymen Rage and Blind Guardian, Germany’s Orden Ogan return with their fifth album of bombastic, soaring power metal heavily infused with symphonic and folk elements.
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Brutalody : The Usurper (2014)
Brutalody was formed in 2013 from the ashes of the Texas-based metal band Descendant. Their blend of thrash metal, melodic death metal, and progressive metal has carved them a unique niche in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metal scene.
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Heavy Metal Valhalla:
Blind Guardian : A Night At The Opera (2002)
Blind Guardian formed in the mid-1980s in West Germany as an upper-tier speed metal band. Their 1998 album Nightfall in Middle-Earth saw a dramatic change in style, leading to Blind Guardian becoming one of the most influential bands in the symphonic power metal genre.
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