Spanish metal band Baron Rojo
was formed in 1981 by sibling singers/guitarists Armando
and Carlos De Castro in tandem with bassist José Luis Campuzano and drummer Hermes Calabria
. Signing to the Chapa label, the group issued its debut album Larga Vida al Rock, releasing a new album annually prior to disbanding in 1988. Four years later, the De Castro brothers reformed Baron Rojo
with new bassist Ángel Arias and drummer José Martos
, releasing Desafio
on Avispa; Arma Secreta
followed on Clave five years later.