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Asspera

From: Argentina
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Asspera Streaming Official Video

Argentinian bizarre metal kings Asspera have released another official video from their latest album, this time for the track "El Ritual del Pueblo." The song is from the twelve song "Viaje al Centro de la Verga" release from last year. Stream that entire release over at this location. Back in May, Asspera also had an official video for the track "Patada en los Huevos," which can be viewed here in case you missed it.

Asspera will be also be performing the following live dates in Argentina:

Aug. 31st - Willie Dixon Blues Club, Rosario
Sept. 14th - Auditorio Oeste, Buenos Aires
Nov. 9th - Auditorio Sur, Buenos Aires


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Unearthing The Metal Underground In Argentina

I truly would not doubt it if Argentina has almost as many bands as America does, as it's the second largest country in South America. It's history with the metal genre has some similarities with our own, but yet as one would expect it is vastly divergent from our own annals. To arrive at the huge scene they have today, Argentinians went through many hardships in the beginning and along the way.

Back in the late seventies/early eighties rock bands began to play more metallic sounds to add to the rock stylings of locals Pappo's Blues or V8, but during that era there was plenty of government censorship when it came to music. Heavy metal always bore the brunt of the bad press and some bands were even threatened by the authorities. Some bands like Riff added to their own demise by putting out a year-end party "Riff termina el ano sin cadenas," which broke out into such revery, debauchery and violence that it plagued that band for years and almost sounded the death knell for it. More...

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Asspera Releases Video

Argentinian bizarre metal band Asspera has released an official video for the song "Pogo Al Corazon," which comes from its latest EP "Pijo." Asspera is currently on tour in support of that four song EP, hitting Uruguay on March 10th and Cordoba on April 14th. Listen to music from Asspera's latest and previous efforts on MySpace and also check out many more songs of theirs on YouTube, including the live track "De Lo Bueno Muy Poco".


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