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The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)

on Bandcamp


SEATTLE - August 10, 2018 - Materia Collective is thrilled to release The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) by arranger Ro Panuganti. This creative metal album remixes each of the iconic temple themes from this beloved classic in explosive metal fashion, incorporating ambiance and sound design to tell the game's story over the course of the album. The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) is available today:

The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) on Bandcamp 

The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) on iTunes 

The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) on Spotify 

"The Temples is a culmination of learning new production skills, exploring wholly new areas of guitar playing, and above all, story-telling," notes arranger Ro Panuganti. "Just like its inspired work, The Temples sets out to be a story of bravery over adversity, inviting new worlds and influences to the core music, and hopefully inspires any listener to pick up their instrument."

The track list for The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time) is as follows:

01. In Time

02. In Forest

03. In Fire

04. Ice Interlude

05. In Shadow

06. In Spirit

07. In Evil

08. In Courage

Learn more about the The Temples (Music from The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time)

About Ro Panuganti

Ro Panuganti is an avid fan of videogames, rock and metal, and computers. Alongside experience in IT Development, he's worked on home-recording of various videogame, movie, and even original tracks from an array of rock and metal styles. Ro plays electric/acoustic guitar, bass, as well as piano and vocals and enjoys both recording and mixing other productions. Alongside producing music, Ro has experience teaching band camp, performing for musicals, composing for minor videogames and animations, as well as creating music videos for YouTube. 

More recently, he co-founded the Multiplayer project, a charity-supporting videogame remix album, and has had opportunities to play smaller roles in projects such as Project Destati, GameLark Remixes, and several Materia albums. You can find over 200 videogame and movie songs on his YouTube channel, as well as listen to a variety of collaborative songs and projects he has produced. Influences include but are not limited to Van Halen, Steve Vai, Iron Maiden, TesseracT, Joe Satriani, Plini, Pink Floyd, and the constantly-growing musician community on YouTube.

Follow Ro Panuganti on TwitterFacebook, and YouTube

About Materia Collective

Materia Collective is a Seattle-based videogame music publisher and label, representing an international array of renowned video game musicians, composers, and songwriters. The collective supports its members with the financial, legal, logistical, and creative aspects of bringing videogame music into the forefront. The company has become known within the industry as a representation of highly innovative game music endeavors that move and inspire.

Learn more:

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Arranger Ro Panuganti is available for interview.  

A press kit containing the album for review is available upon request.


Media Contact

Jayson Napolitano, Scarlet Moon Promotions

[email protected]

© 2018 2018 Materia Collective LLC under exclusive license from Ro Panuganti.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and related Zelda properties are © Nintendo. Materia Collective LLC, Eric Buchholz, and the Hero of Time team are in no way affiliated, associated, authorized, endorsed by, or in any way officially connected to Nintendo with respect to this album. Musical compositions are © 1998 Nintendo and are

used with permission. Mechanical licensing facilitated by re:discover, Inc. d/b/a Loudr.