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Sure, you’ve got your “Immigrant Song”s and your “Dazed and Confused”s and all other manner of seemingly more gleamings-in-the-eye-of-heavy-metal’s-ancestors, but for my money, something about the raw blues/folk bent of early Zep (talkin’ first album Zep) whispers heavy metal in my delighted and confused ear even more than all the Blue Cheers and “She’s So Heavy”s of the world.  So, turn it up, give it a whirl; Keep Of Kalessin circa Armada pretty much slaughtered a goat to the dulcet tones of the flamenco-esque guitar on this 41-year-old epic.

Happy Origin Story Sunday!

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