Summary: "Poderoso Como El Trueno" is the second official full-length album, released by the Spanish Heavy Metal band "Obús". It was produced by Luis Soler and recorded at "Escorpio Studios", released in 1984.
The album: "OBUS - Poderoso Como El Trueno 12" LP" was produced by: Luis Soler
This album was recorded at: Escorpio Studios
Spanish Heavy Metal
Mausoleum Records – SKULL 8343
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram
Fortu Sánchez (real-name: Fructuoso Sánchez Prado) - Singer, best known as singer in the Spanish Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band Obus. Here is a timeline showing in which Heavy Metal/Hard Rock bands he performed during his career 1979-1980 Union Pacific 1981-1991 Obus 1995-1996 Saratoga 1996-Today Obus
Fernando Sánchez - Drums, best known as member of the Spanish Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band "Obus". Here is a timeline showing in which Heavy Metal/Hard Rock bands he performed during his career 1980 Union Pacific 1981-1991 Obus 1983 Santa 1991 El Club 1991-1996 Venganza 1996-2008 Obus
Paco Laguna - (real-name: Francisco Laguna Morillo) Guitarist and mainly known as being a musician with the Spanish Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band "Obus", here is a timeline showing in which Heavy Metal/Hard Rock bands he performed during his career1978-1979 Tope 1978-1979 Madrid 20/Red Bix 1979-1980 Union Pacific 1980-1991 Obus 1996-Today Obus
Juan Luis Serrano - Bass guitar player and best known for being bass player with the Spanish Hard Rock/Heavy Metal band "Obus". This is a timeline showing in which Heavy Metal/Hard Rock bands he performed during his career 1972-1973 Akelarre 1973-1975 Ilusión 1980 Madrid 20/Red Box 1980-1991 Obus 1996-2004 Obus 1983 Santa 1991-1993 Venganza
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OBUS is a Spanish heavy metal band formed in Madrid in 1980. The band is considered one of the pioneers of Spanish heavy metal and has had a significant impact on the country's music scene.
The band was formed in 1980 by bassist Fernando Sánchez and drummer Francisco Laguna. The original lineup also included vocalist Juan Luis Serrano and guitarist Paco Laguna. The band's name was inspired by a Russian anti-aircraft gun called "OBUShka."
OBUS released their first album, "Prepárate," in 1981, which became a success in Spain. The album featured songs such as "Va A Estallar El Obús" and "Autopista," which became classics of Spanish heavy metal.
The band's second album, "Poderoso Como El Trueno," was released in 1985 and cemented their status as one of the leading bands in the Spanish heavy metal scene. The album featured hits such as "Vamos Muy Bien" and "Dinero, Dinero."
OBUS continued to release successful albums throughout the 1980s and 1990s, including "El Que Más" (1986), "Dejarse La Piel" (1988), "Otra Noche En La Ciudad" (1991), and "Desde El Fondo Del Abismo" (1994).
In the late 1990s, the band went on hiatus, but they reunited in 2000 to celebrate their 20th anniversary. They released a live album, "Directo Al Rock And Roll," in 2002 and a new studio album, "Juego Sucio," in 2003.
OBUS's music is heavily influenced by classic heavy metal bands such as Judas Priest and Iron Maiden. Their sound is characterized by heavy riffs, powerful vocals, and catchy choruses.
The band's lyrics often deal with social issues, such as corruption, inequality, and urban decay. They also explore themes of love, passion, and the human condition.
OBUS's music has been described as "uncompromising" and "straightforward." They are known for their energetic live performances and their ability to connect with their audience.
OBUS's influence on the Spanish music scene cannot be overstated. They were one of the first Spanish bands to embrace heavy metal and helped to establish the genre in the country.
Their success paved the way for other Spanish heavy metal bands, such as Barón Rojo and Ángeles Del Infierno. OBUS's music has also influenced other Spanish rock bands, such as Héroes Del Silencio and Extremoduro.
The band's impact on the Spanish music scene has been recognized with numerous awards, including the "Heavy Metal Nacional" award in 2001 and the "Rock Nacional" award in 2002.
Chapa Discos / Serdisco ZL-663 , 1986 , Spain
The album: "OBUS - Dejarse el Piel / Sigue Corriendo" was produced by: SerdiscoShow Details
Mausoleum Records SKULL 8347 , Belgium
Spanish Hard Rock/Heavy Metal at it's Best!Show Details
Mausoleum Records – SKULL 8343 , 1984 , Belgium
"Poderoso Como El Trueno" is the second official full-length album, released by the Spanish Heavy Metal band "Obús"Show Details