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For Absent Friends

For Absent Friends
Country
Netherlands
Profile
Dutch progressive rock band from the area of Rotterdam, founded in 1987.
Website
Not on file
Related articles (2)
Releases on file (3)
For Absent Friends — Square One For Absent Friends — Square One
(Musea FGBG 4681.AR, 2006, CD)
Various Artists — Progressive & Melodic Rock Vol. 3 Various Artists — Progressive & Melodic Rock Vol. 3
(SI Music SIMPLYFORTYNINE, 1994, CD)
Various Artists — Progressive & Melodic Rock Vol. 1 Various Artists — Progressive & Melodic Rock Vol. 1
(SI Music SIMPLy 24, 1993, CD)

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