Exposé Online banner

Argent

Argent
Country
England
Profile
Argent was an English band formed in 1969 by keyboardist Rod Argent after the Zombies split up. He joined forces with Russ Ballard (guitar, vocals), Jim Rodford (bass), and Bob Henrit (drums). Argent and Ballard were the primary writers, and over the course of seven studio releases, they scored a number of hit singles, including "Hold You Head Up" and "God Gave Rock and Roll to You." The group disbanded in 1976, with members going on to other projects, though various combinations have reunited for festivals and brief tours.
Website
http://rodargent.com
Related articles (1)
Releases on file (9)
Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales Various Artists — Supernatural Fairy Tales
(Rhino Records R2 72451, 1996, 5CD)
Argent — Circus Argent — Circus
(Sony Music EICP 1019, 1975/2008, CD)
Argent — Counterpoints Argent — Counterpoints
(United Artists UA-LA560-G, 1975, LP)
Argent — Encore Argent — Encore
(BGO BGOCD588, 1974/2003, CD)
Argent — Nexus Argent — Nexus
(Sony Music 489442 2, 1974/2012, CD)
Argent — In Deep Argent — In Deep
(Epic 480529 2, 1973/2000, CD)
Argent — All Together Now Argent — All Together Now
(Koch KOC-CD-7941, 1972/1997, CD)
Argent — Ring of Hands Argent — Ring of Hands
(Sony Music A-30997, 1970/1999, CD)
Argent — Argent Argent — Argent
(BGO BGOCD110, 1969/1991, CD)

Latest news

2019-11-07
Glenn Smith RIP – Glenn Smith, founder, mandolinist, and primary composer of the DeLand, Florida based prog / fusion band Magnatar, passed away on October 18th 2019 at the age of 68, after a brief illness.  » Read more

2019-11-04
Dino Brassea RIP – Word reaches us of the passing of Dino Brassea, who sang and played flute in Cast for many years. By our count, Brassea appeared on 11 Cast albums between 1994 and 2002. He also released music as a solo artist. » Read more

2019-10-06
Ginger Baker RIP – Legendary English drummer Ginger Baker has died at the age of 80. After coming to fame with Cream in the 60s alongside Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce, he became one of the most recognized and influential drummers of the rock era. On September 25, his family announced that he was critically ill, and on October 6 his death was confirmed. » Read more

2019-08-20
Alex's Hand Seeks Spa Treatment – American / European band Alex's Hand has a new album in the works called Hungarian Spa, which looks to be their biggest and best yet, featuring a large roster of guest musicians. They're seeking funding to take the project on the road, and are looking for help from the crowd of wisdom. » Read more

2019-06-05
Legendary Co-Founder of The 13th Floor Elevators Passes Away at Age 71 – Sadly, Roky Erickson passed away on May 31, 2019. Known as the father of psychedelic music and co-founder of the ground breaking 13th Floor Elevators, Roky had a profound influence on music from the 60s to today. Plagued by his own personal demons, Roky had a difficult life and is now free of these burdens. » Read more


Previously in Exposé...

Tortoise - It's All around You – As much as the somewhat vague moniker “post-rock” gets tossed around, there is probably little disagreement that Tortoise is one of the genre’s most important practitioners. Certainly the...  (2005) » Read more

Garden Wall - The Seduction of Madness – Now here's a band who has made some serious progress. From listening to Principium or Path of Dreams, there's no way of telling that they would have made this much of a step up. Yes, Garden Wall...  (1996) » Read more

Robert Rich & Ian Boddy - React – Space is the place for this live set – marking the 30th anniversary of Chuck van Zyl’s Star’s End. Synthesized voices overlap lap steel guitar phrases that sometimes float, sometimes...  (2008) » Read more

Born Again Floozies - Novelties, Addenda & Ephemera – Clever britches with tap steps to replace the skittering of a drum kit flittering. High-spirited hijinx abound throughout. A sideshow demeanor springs forth for busting chuckles to as bobbling neck...  (2007) » Read more

Brown vs Brown - Odds and Unevens – Rock vs. jazz; punk vs. art; complex compositions vs. raw improvisation. Brown vs. Brown encompasses all of this and much more, turning in seven long tracks of blistering raw energy for their second...  (2011) » Read more



Listen & discover



Print issues