Whether he’s wearing a studded leather codpiece beneath the flowing robes or not is between Brother Cesare—aka Brother Metal—and the Creator Himself, but then Catholicism is built on wondrous, magical secrets. Anyway, dig the goat-throwing, 62-year-old, metal-worshiping monk (not to be confused with these Monks), now riding his second album. B.M. saw Metallica 15 years ago and has been wailing about sex, drugs and booze ever since, utilizing a howl that’d do Satan proud; plus, that snazzy ZZ Top beard, which he had anyway. Balls-out Brother Ceez wants the pope to hear his devastating thrash offerings. Why? 'Cause “he is a music lover, and metal is music!” Amen, Bro!