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Mägo de Oz is a Spanish FolkMetal band formed in 1988. It used to be known for the strong Celtic feel to their music, strengthened through their consistent usage of a violinist and flautist, but they have proved to be quite an eclectic band with a wide array of influences. The name for the band was chosen, according to founding member Txus, because "life is a yellow brick road, on which we walk in the company of others searching for our dreams." But don't be afraid, because their music is often much (and we say ''much'') less cheesy.

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Mägo de Oz is a Spanish FolkMetal band formed in 1988. It used to be known for the strong Celtic feel to their music, strengthened through their consistent usage of a violinist and flautist, but they have proved to be quite an eclectic band with a wide array of influences. The name for the band was chosen, according to founding member Txus, because "life "[[Literature/TheWizardofOz life is a yellow brick road, on which we walk in the company of others searching for our dreams.dreams]]." But don't be afraid, because their music is often much (and we say ''much'') less cheesy.



* CreepyChildrenSinging: Opus Tenebrae.



* HeavyMetalUmlaut: At the first a.

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* HeavyMetalUmlaut: At On the first a.

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See also Music/BaronRojo, another influential Spanish Metal band from TheEighties and possibly one of the inspirations for this band.

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* NatureMetal: The spanish Folk Metal band has many songs (and even {{Concept Album}}s, the ''Gaia'' trilogy) that have natural themes in their songs, especially referent to GaiasLament and GaiasVengeance (the latter even it's TitleDrop for one one song of them).


Aside from their activities in Mägo, its leader Txus di Fellatio and singer Patricia Tapia have their own bands, Bürdel King and KHY, respectively. They also gave birth to and mentored the melodic folk band Celtian.

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Aside from their activities in Mägo, its leader Txus di Fellatio and singer Patricia Tapia have their own bands, Bürdel King and KHY, respectively. They also gave birth to and mentored the melodic folk band Celtian.
Celtian, and are the producers of symphonic metal band Débler.


Mägo de Oz is a Spanish FolkMetal band formed in 1988. It is well known for the strong Celtic feel to their music strengthened through their consistent usage of a violinist and flautist. The name for the band was chosen, according to founding member Txus, because "life is a yellow brick road, on which we walk in the company of others searching for our dreams." But don't be afraid, because their music is often much (and we say ''much'') less cheesy.

They are known for their [[ReligionIsWrong anti-Catholicism]], love for [[HollywoodSatanism Satanist]] and heathen lore, [[{{Satire}} political irreverence]], and penchant for [[SelfDeprecation self-parody]]. Most of their albums are of the RockOpera kind and tell elaborate, often bizarre stories revolving the motifs mentioned above.

Once known as one of the greatest exponents of the metal scene in Spain, they are now easily one of the most divisive music bands in the country. The main reasons are their regular stylistic evolution (which has driven them away from their Folk/Celtic roots and into genres as varied as HeavyMetal, PowerMetal, GothicMetal and IndustrialMetal in music and aesthetics), their full embracement of their commerciality (generally considered a huge no-no among metal fans, even if earned) and their pandering to mainstream media (to the extent of expressing their wish to represent Spain at the Series/EurovisionSongContest, which was unheard of there for a band of their kind). Despite all of this, they are still a greatly successful band with an array of Gold and Diamond Discs and a solid place in the Hispanosphere.

Aside from their activities in Mägo, its leader Txus di Fellatio and singer Patricia Tapia have their own bands, Bürdel King and KHY.

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Mägo de Oz is a Spanish FolkMetal band formed in 1988. It is well used to be known for the strong Celtic feel to their music music, strengthened through their consistent usage of a violinist and flautist.flautist, but they have proved to be quite an eclectic band with a wide array of influences. The name for the band was chosen, according to founding member Txus, because "life is a yellow brick road, on which we walk in the company of others searching for our dreams." But don't be afraid, because their music is often much (and we say ''much'') less cheesy.

They are known for their [[ReligionIsWrong anti-Catholicism]], anti-Christianity]], love for [[HollywoodSatanism Satanist]] and heathen pagan lore, [[{{Satire}} political irreverence]], and penchant for [[SelfDeprecation self-parody]]. Most of their albums are of the RockOpera kind type and tell elaborate, often bizarre stories revolving the motifs mentioned above.

Once known as one of the greatest exponents of the metal scene in Spain, they are now easily one of the their most divisive music bands in the country. bands. The main reasons are their regular stylistic evolution (which has driven them away from their Folk/Celtic roots and into genres as varied as HeavyMetal, PowerMetal, GothicMetal and IndustrialMetal in music and aesthetics), their full embracement of their commerciality (generally considered a huge no-no among metal fans, even if earned) and their pandering to mainstream media (to the extent of expressing their wish to represent Spain at the Series/EurovisionSongContest, which was unheard of there for a Spanish band of their kind). Despite all of this, they are still a greatly successful band with an array of Gold and Diamond Discs and a solid place in the Hispanosphere.

Aside from their activities in Mägo, its leader Txus di Fellatio and singer Patricia Tapia have their own bands, Bürdel King and KHY.
KHY, respectively. They also gave birth to and mentored the melodic folk band Celtian.



* ContrastingSequelMainCharacter: The band's most known vocalist, José, was a screaming showman that sang for party and life. His replacement, Zeta, is a spiritual chamber musician who sings with a broken heart.

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* ContrastingSequelMainCharacter: The band's most known vocalist, José, was a screaming showman that sang for party and life. His replacement, Zeta, is a spiritual chamber musician who sings with a broken heart. This change, naturally, brought a huge controversy.


* DealWithTheDevil: Almost every major album contains one song about a deal with the devil ("devil" here can take several forms) or about the devil trying to entice the listener into doing a deal with him. The most famous ones are "Astaroth", "Diabulus in Musica", "El violín del diablo", "Satanael" and "Cadaveria".

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* DealWithTheDevil: Almost every major album contains one song about a deal with the devil ("devil" here (both "deal" and "devil" can take several forms) forms here) or about the devil evil trying to entice the listener into doing a deal with him. listener. The most famous ones are "Astaroth", "Diabulus in Musica", "El violín del diablo", "Satanael" "Satanael", "Cadaveria" and "Cadaveria"."El amor brujo".



* HeavyMetalUmlaut: At the first a, of course.

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* HeavyMetalUmlaut: At the first a, of course.a.


[[caption-width-right:350:Tell me, is there a price to your soul? / Tell me, is it money or love?]]
Mägo de Oz is a Spanish FolkMetal band formed in 1988. It is well known for the strong Celtic feel to their music strengthened through their consistent usage of a violinist and flautist. The name for the band was chosen, according to founding member Txus, because "life is a yellow brick road, on which we walk in the company of others searching for our dreams." But don't be afraid, because their music is often much (and we say much) less cheesy.

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[[caption-width-right:350:Tell [[caption-width-right:350:[[DealWithTheDevil Tell me, is there a price to your soul? soul?]] / [[ArmorPiercingQuestion Tell me, is it money or love?]]
love?]] [[note]]From left to right: Carlitos, Frank, Zeta, Mohamed, Txus.[[/note]]]]
Mägo de Oz is a Spanish FolkMetal band formed in 1988. It is well known for the strong Celtic feel to their music strengthened through their consistent usage of a violinist and flautist. The name for the band was chosen, according to founding member Txus, because "life is a yellow brick road, on which we walk in the company of others searching for our dreams." But don't be afraid, because their music is often much (and we say much) ''much'') less cheesy.


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[[caption-width-right:350:Tell me, is there a price to your soul? / Tell me, is it money or love?]]



They are known for their [[ReligionIsWrong anti-Catholicism]], love for [[HollywoodSatanism Satanist and Pagan]] lore, [[{{Satire}} political irreverence]], and [[SelfDeprecation penchant for self-parody]]. Once known as one of the greatest exponents of the metal scene in Spain, nowadays they are easily one of the most divisive music bands in the country, if still a greatly successful one.

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They are known for their [[ReligionIsWrong anti-Catholicism]], love for [[HollywoodSatanism Satanist Satanist]] and Pagan]] heathen lore, [[{{Satire}} political irreverence]], and penchant for [[SelfDeprecation penchant for self-parody]]. Most of their albums are of the RockOpera kind and tell elaborate, often bizarre stories revolving the motifs mentioned above.

Once known as one of the greatest exponents of the metal scene in Spain, nowadays they are now easily one of the most divisive music bands in the country, country. The main reasons are their regular stylistic evolution (which has driven them away from their Folk/Celtic roots and into genres as varied as HeavyMetal, PowerMetal, GothicMetal and IndustrialMetal in music and aesthetics), their full embracement of their commerciality (generally considered a huge no-no among metal fans, even if earned) and their pandering to mainstream media (to the extent of expressing their wish to represent Spain at the Series/EurovisionSongContest, which was unheard of there for a band of their kind). Despite all of this, they are still a greatly successful one.
band with an array of Gold and Diamond Discs and a solid place in the Hispanosphere.




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* 2015 - Finisterra Opera Rock
* 2019 - Ira Dei


They are known for their anti-Catholicism, love for Satanist and Pagan lore, political irreverence, and penchant for self-parody.

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They are known for their anti-Catholicism, [[ReligionIsWrong anti-Catholicism]], love for [[HollywoodSatanism Satanist and Pagan Pagan]] lore, [[{{Satire}} political irreverence, irreverence]], and [[SelfDeprecation penchant for self-parody.
self-parody]]. Once known as one of the greatest exponents of the metal scene in Spain, nowadays they are easily one of the most divisive music bands in the country, if still a greatly successful one.

Aside from their activities in Mägo, its leader Txus di Fellatio and singer Patricia Tapia have their own bands, Bürdel King and KHY.


They are known for their anti-Catholicism, love for Satanist and Pagan lore, irreverence for politic matters, and a great liking for self-parody.

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They are known for their anti-Catholicism, love for Satanist and Pagan lore, irreverence for politic matters, political irreverence, and a great liking penchant for self-parody.



* BraggingThemeTune: ''[=H2OZ=]'' itself.

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* BazaarOfTheBizarre: The lyrics of "El Mercado de las Brujas" ("The Witches's Market").
* BraggingThemeTune: ''[=H2OZ=]'' itself."[=H2OZ=]".



* DealWithTheDevil: Every album contains at least one song about a deal with the devil ("devil" here can take several forms) or about the devil trying to entice the listener into doing a deal with him. The most famous ones are ''Astaroth'', ''Diabulus in Musica'', ''El violín del diablo'', ''Satanael'' and ''Cadaveria''.

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* ContrastingSequelMainCharacter: The band's most known vocalist, José, was a screaming showman that sang for party and life. His replacement, Zeta, is a spiritual chamber musician who sings with a broken heart.
* DealWithTheDevil: Every Almost every major album contains at least one song about a deal with the devil ("devil" here can take several forms) or about the devil trying to entice the listener into doing a deal with him. The most famous ones are ''Astaroth'', ''Diabulus "Astaroth", "Diabulus in Musica'', ''El Musica", "El violín del diablo'', ''Satanael'' diablo", "Satanael" and ''Cadaveria''."Cadaveria".



* MetalScream: They were José Andrëa's (and less Zeta's) signature. The song ''Gaia'' in special features a spine-chilling metal screaming version of a BigNo.
* OminousLatinChanting: ''Dies Irae'', though it is unclear if it pretends to be fake Latin babble or the message it gives ("Dies Irae Malleus Malleficarum Est!") is literally what it means.
* SurprisinglyGentleSong: Also roughly one per album. ''Love & Oz'' was a recopilatory of these.
* VillainSong: ''Ángel Caído'' and ''Astaroth'', among many others.

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* TheLostLenore: The main character of "Xanandra" lost his fiancee and hasn't got over it yet.
* MetalScream: They were José Andrëa's (and less Zeta's) signature. The song ''Gaia'' "Gaia" in special features a spine-chilling metal screaming version of a BigNo.
* OminousLatinChanting: ''Dies Irae'', though it "Dies Irae" has the quote "Dies Irae Malleus Malleficarum Est" repeated as a chorus. It is unclear if it pretends to be fake Latin babble or the message if it gives ("Dies Irae Malleus Malleficarum Est!") is literally exactly what it means.
means ("The ''Malleus Maleficarum'' is the day of wrath").
* SurprisinglyGentleSong: Also roughly one per album. ''Love "Love & Oz'' Oz" was a recopilatory of these.
* VillainSong: ''Ángel Caído'' "Ángel Caído" and ''Astaroth'', "Astaroth", among many others.


* DealWithTheDevil: Every album contains at least one song about a deal with the devil ("devil" here can take several forms) or about the devil trying to entice the listener into doing a deal with him. The most famous ones are ''Astaroth'', ''Diabulus in Musica'', ''El violín del diablo'', ''Satanael'' and ''Cadaveria''.



* DealWithTheDevil: Every album contains at least one song about a deal with the devil ("devil" here can take several forms) or about the devil trying to entice the listener into doing a deal with him. The most famous ones are ''Astaroth'', ''Diabulus in Musica'', ''El violín del diablo'', ''Satanael'' and ''Cadaveria''.


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* LongestSongGoesLast:
** ''Mago de Oz'' ends with "Mago de Oz". (9:16)
** ''Jesus de Chamberi'' ends with "El fin del camino" (8:53)
** ''Finisterra'' ends with "Finisterra" (15:16)
** ''Gaia'' ends with "La Venganza de Gaia" (11:04)
** ''Gaia II: La Voz Dormida'' ends with "La Cantata del Diablo - Missit me Dominus" (21:11).
** ''Gaia III: Atlantia'' ends with "Atlantia" (19:16)
** ''Hechizos, pocimas y brujeria'' ends with "Hechizos, pocimas y brujeria" (8:22).


They are known for their anti-Catholicism, love for Satanist and Pagan lore, irreverence for politics matters, and great liking for autoparody.

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They are known for their anti-Catholicism, love for Satanist and Pagan lore, irreverence for politics politic matters, and a great liking for autoparody.
self-parody.


* DealWithTheDevil: Every album contains at least one song about a deal with the devil or about the devil trying to entice the listener into doing a deal with him. "Devil" here can take several forms.

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* DealWithTheDevil: Every album contains at least one song about a deal with the devil ("devil" here can take several forms) or about the devil trying to entice the listener into doing a deal with him. "Devil" here can take several forms.The most famous ones are ''Astaroth'', ''Diabulus in Musica'', ''El violín del diablo'', ''Satanael'' and ''Cadaveria''.



* MetalScream: They were José Andrëa's (and less Zeta's) signature. The song ''Gaia'' in special features a metal-version BigNo able to shill your spine.

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* MetalScream: They were José Andrëa's (and less Zeta's) signature. The song ''Gaia'' in special features a metal-version BigNo able to shill your spine.spine-chilling metal screaming version of a BigNo.


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* VillainSong: ''Ángel Caído'' and ''Astaroth'', among many others.

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They are known for their anti-Catholicism, love for Satanist and Pagan lore, irreverence for politics matters, and great liking for autoparody.


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!!Mägo de Oz and their music provide examples of:
* BraggingThemeTune: ''[=H2OZ=]'' itself.
* CircusOfFear: ''Ilussia''.
* EvilLaugh: Very often in their most devilish songs.
* DealWithTheDevil: Every album contains at least one song about a deal with the devil or about the devil trying to entice the listener into doing a deal with him. "Devil" here can take several forms.
* GaiasRevenge: They even have a song named that way.
* HeavyMetalUmlaut: At the first a, of course.
* MetalScream: They were José Andrëa's (and less Zeta's) signature. The song ''Gaia'' in special features a metal-version BigNo able to shill your spine.
* OminousLatinChanting: ''Dies Irae'', though it is unclear if it pretends to be fake Latin babble or the message it gives ("Dies Irae Malleus Malleficarum Est!") is literally what it means.
* SurprisinglyGentleSong: Also roughly one per album. ''Love & Oz'' was a recopilatory of these.

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Mägo de Oz is a Spanish FolkMetal band formed in 1988. It is well known for the strong Celtic feel to their music strengthened through their consistent usage of a violinist and flautist. The name for the band was chosen, according to founding member Txus, because "life is a yellow brick road, on which we walk in the company of others searching for our dreams." But don't be afraid, because their music is often much (and we say much) less cheesy.

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!!Discography:
* 1994 - Mägo de Oz
* 1996 - Jesús de Chamberí
* 1998 - La leyenda de la Mancha
* 2000 - Finisterra
* 2003 - Gaia
* 2004 - Belfast
* 2005 - Gaia II: La voz dormida
* 2007 - La ciudad de los árboles
* 2010 - Gaia III: Atlantia
* 2010 - Gaia: Epílogo
* 2012 - Hechizos, pócimas y brujería
* 2014 - Ilussia

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!!Band Members:
* Txus di Fellatio - drums, percussion, chorus (1988-present)
* Zeta - lead vocals, chorus (2012-present)
* Carlitos - lead guitar (1992-present)
* Frank - rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar (1996-present)
* Mohamed - violin (1992-present)
* Fernando Mainer - bass (2012-present)
* Josema - transverse flute, bagpipes, pito castellano, whistle, bodhran (2010-present)
* Javi Díez - keyboards, accordion, guitar (2012-present)
* Patricia Tapia - vocals, chorus (2007-present)

!!Former Members (main ones):
* Juanma - lead vocals, chorus (1988-1996)
* José Andrëa - lead vocals, chorus (1996-2011)
* Kiskilla - keyboards, piano (1996-2011)
* Peri - bass (unclear-2011)

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