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OKER: Spain's Heavy-Rock Powerhouse

If you think heavy metal and rock can't have a Spanish twist, think again! Enter OKER, the Madrid-based band that shook up the scene from 2005 until their apparent hiatus. With a lineup that reads like a who's who of Spanish rock royalty, they had quite the journey.
It all began when Lolo (rhythm guitar) and Álvaro Destroyer (lead guitar) joined forces with Dani (vocals), Pablo (drums), and Alberto (bass) to form the first incarnation of OKER. But as any band worth their salt knows, lineup changes are part of the game.
Enter Xina, the powerhouse vocalist who brought a new level of energy to the band. With her at the helm, OKER conquered the Spanish rock scene, selling out venues and festivals faster than you can say "dale caña".
Their debut EP, "Dale Caña", dropped in 2009 and was an instant hit. Tracks like "Ciclón" and "Harakiri" proved they were a force to be reckoned with. And when Alberto bowed out, Juanky stepped in to keep the basslines grooving.
But it was their debut LP, "Burlando a la Muerte", that put OKER on the map. Released in 2011 under the Santo Grial label, it was a game-changer. From sold-out shows to festival slots alongside legends like Asfalto and Los Suaves, OKER was on fire.
By 2013, OKER was ready to unleash their sophomore LP, "Culpable", on the world. With a deal with Warner Music in the bag, they took their brand of Spanish rock across Europe, leaving audiences begging for more.
With Carmen Xina on vocals, Lolo and Alberto on guitars, Luisito on bass, and Jose A. on drums, OKER was a force to be reckoned with. Whether they were tearing up stages in Madrid or rocking out in Portugal, OKER made their mark.
Though it's unclear if OKER is still active, their legacy lives on. Their blend of heavy riffs, melodic hooks, and powerhouse vocals left an indelible mark on the metal scene. With each album, they pushed the boundaries of Spanish rock. Who knows what the future holds, but for now, we'll keep spinning their records and reminiscing about the good old days.
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