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Änglagård

Änglagård
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Sweden
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Änglagård is a symphonic progressive band from Sweden. Their 1992 debut, Hybris, brought them international acclaim as it is considered one of best albums of this genre released in the decade. Their sound combines elements of Genesis, Shylock, King Crimson, Gentle Giant, and Samla Mammas Manna, though the underlying writing style is not too reminiscent of any one of these bands. Drenched in analog keyboards, Mellotrons, dual guitar and flute, their violently dynamic music is backed up by a tight rhythm section featuring a virtuoso classically-influenced drummer.
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http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/users/ronc/anglahome.html
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Releases on file (8)
Necromonkey — A Glimpse of Possible Endings Necromonkey — A Glimpse of Possible Endings
(Roth Händle Recordings RO 002, 2014, CD)
Necromonkey — Necroplex Necromonkey — Necroplex
(Roth Händle Recordings RO 001, 2013, CD)
Änglagård — Viljans Öga Änglagård — Viljans Öga
((Not on label) ANG03CD, 2012, CD)
Various Artists — Progfest '94: Variety Arts Center - Los Angeles Various Artists — Progfest '94: Variety Arts Center - Los Angeles
(Musea FGBG 4154.AR, 1995, CD)
Änglagård — Buried Alive Änglagård — Buried Alive
(Musea FGBG 4167.AR, 1994, CD)
Änglagård — Epilog Änglagård — Epilog
((Not on label) HYB CD 010, 1994, CD)
Änglagård — Gånglåt från Knapptibble Änglagård — Gånglåt från Knapptibble
(Vol.4, no.4, 1994, 7" flexi)
Änglagård — Hybris Änglagård — Hybris
(Mellotronen MELLO 004, 1992, CD)

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Änglagård - Epilog – The long-awaited sequel to the classic Hybris has brought with it a lot of hype, curiosity, and questions. Epilog clearly squelches any rumors of a sophomore slump, and has answered all doubters with...  (1995) » Read more

Haco + Sakamoto Hiromichi - Ash in the Rainbow – Haco was the singer for After Dinner, while Sakamoto Hiromichi has played in a Pascal Comelade cover group and Lars Hollmer’s SOLA. On Ash in the Rainbow, they combine her voice, sometimes...  (2005) » Read more

Big Brother & the Holding Company - Live in San Francisco, 1966 – Live in San Francisco 1966 is an early recording by the band, from July 28th, only about six weeks after Janis joined the band. The fourteen songs presented here are loaded with energy, great playing...  (2004) » Read more

Space Ritual - Otherworld – Space Ritual is a new band formed from the remnants of Hawkwind. Consisting of Nik Turner (sax, flute, and vocals), Dave Anderson (bass, electric guitars, acoustic guitar, and vocals), Terry Ollis...  (2008) » Read more

Ezra - Songs from Pennsylvania – Ezra is a band happy to take their time with albums, this being only their third since they arrived on the scene in the early 90s. The wait was worth it, though, especially for fans of good melodic...  (2007) » Read more



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