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Arakain
active from year 1982

the best known Czech metal band. Winner of all domestic public inquiries and charts in this genre. The first album is regarded as a definition of Czech heavy metal music. The original singer Ales Brichta leaves in 2002, heading towards commercial pop in his solo projects.


Members:

Rudolf Rozdalovsky  (1982-1984)
Oldrich Marsik  (1982-1984)
Ivan Cifrinec  (1982-1984)
Miroslav Nedved  (1982-1986)
Ales Brichta  (1982-2002) , vocal, leader
Jiri Urban  (since 1982) , guitars, background vocal, drums
Milos Sterner  (1984-1985)
Vaclav Jezek  (1984-1986)
Lucie Bila-Hana Zanakova  (1984-1987)
Marek Podskalsky  (1985-1986)
Miroslav Mach  (1986-1988, since 1990) , guitars, background vocal
Karel Jencik  (1986-1988) , drums, background vocal
Zdenek Kub  (1986-2021) , bass guitar, background vocal
Daniel Krob  (1987-1989) , guitars, background vocal
Robert Vondrovic  (1988-1990) , drums
Stepan Smetacek  (1990-1991) , drums
Marek Zezulka  (1991-2005) , drums
Petr Kolar  (2002-2005) , vocal
Jan Touzimsky  (since 2004) , vocal
Lukas Doksansky  (since 2005)
Marek Loucka  (since 2022)

Discography:

Thrash the Trash , Supraphon 1990
Schizofrenie , Supraphon 1991
Black Jack , Monitor 1992
History Live , Monitor 1992
Salto mortale , Popron 1993
Trash! , Popron 1994
Legendy ( Legends ) , Popron 1995
S.O.S. , Popron 1996
Apage Satans , Popron 1998
Farao , Popron 1999
Gambrinus Live , Popron 2000
Forrest Gump , Popron 2001
Archeology , Popron 2002
Metamorfoza , Popron 2003
Warning! , Sony BMG 2005
Labyrint , Sony BMG 2006
XXV Eden , Sony BMG 2007
Restart , 2P Production 2009
Homo sapiens..? , 2P Production 2011
Adrenalinum , Globus 2014

compilations / live recs.:

Arakain 15 (vol. 1, 2) , Popron 1997
20 let natvrdo , TTT Ales Brichta 2003
60 hitu , Popron Music 2012

samplers etc.:

Poslouchate Vetrnik 3 ( Listening to Pinwheel (Musical Radio Show) ) , Supraphon 1987
Dej mi vic ... Olympic , Monitor 1992

SP / EP:

Excalibur / Gladiator , Panton 1988
Ku-klux-klan / Orion , Supraphon 1989
Proc? / Amadeus , Supraphon 1989
Schizofrenie / Iluzorium , Supraphon 1989
Volime svobodu a demokracii ( Voting For Freedom And Democracy ) ( Olympic ) , Supraphon 1990

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