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Ñu es una de las bandas más veteranas del heavy rock en castellano. Formada por José Carlos Molina y Rosendo Mercado (aunque éste iniciaría pronto una carrera en solitario) en 1975. Ñu guarda mucho parecido con Jethro Tull.

Ñu is a Spanish Hard Rock/Progessive Rock/Heavy Metal band from Madrid. Formed way back in 1975, the band is still active as of 2009, and has a massive string of releases. Along with Baron Rojo Ñu are one of the most legendary and influential Spanish Heavy Metal acts.Their first album “Cuentos de ayer y de hoy” was released after several singles, in 1978 and their most recent offering is the 2006 live DVD filmed in Madrid.

Current Lineup:

José Carlos Molina - Vocals, Flute, Whistle, Keyboards
Manolo Arias - Guitar (Bella Bestia, Niagara, Motores, Muro, Sobredosis, Atlas)
Javier Arnaiz ´´Bumper´´ - Drums (Spei)
Javier Kiercheben - Guitar (Bella Bestia, Azote, Wayland, Beethoven R.)

Catalogue:

Que nadie escape de la evolución/ Volando en sociedad Single, 1975
Algunos musicos fueron nosotros Single, 1978
Cuentos de ayer y de hoy Full-length, 1978
El flautista Single, 1980
A Golpe de Latigo Full-length, 1980
La Bailarina Single, 1983
Mas duro que nunca Single, 1983
Fuego Full-length, 1983
Más quiero más Single, 1984
Acorralado Por Ti Full-length, 1984
no hay ningun loco Single, 1986
Se quien Single, 1986
No Hay Ningun Loco Live album, 1986
Amor en el cielo Single, 1987
La saeta Single, 1987
Manicomio Single, 1987
Una copa por un viejo amigo Single, 1987
El Mensaje Del Mago Full-length, 1987
La granja del loco Single, 1988
No te dejes ganar Single, 1988
Vamos Al Lio Full-length, 1988
Tuboscape Single, 1990
Dos Años de Destierro Full-length, 1990
Imperio de paletos Single, 1992
Imperio de Paletos Live album, 1992
La danza de las 1000 tierras Single, 1994
La Danza De Las Mil Tierras Full-length, 1994
20 Años Y Un Dia Best of/Compilation, 1995
La Taverna Encantada Full-length, 1997
La Noche del Juglar Live album, 1998
Los Grandes del Heavy Español Split album, 1999
Cuatro Gatos Full-length, 2000
Coleccion Best of/Compilation, 2001
Esperando Best of/Compilation, 2002
Requiem Full-length, 2002
Titeres Full-length, 2003
Madrid 3 de Noviembre del 2006 DVD, 2007

for more info on the band, including full band member history and album reviews, check out their page on http://www.metal-archives.com/

Edited by Deathriderdoom on 6 Jun 2009, 08:03

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La Real Academia de la Lengua. ;)
http://www.metal-archives.com/

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