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The Grand Astoria

The Grand Astoria
Country
Russia
Profile
The Grand Astoria is a Saint Petersburg band led by Kamille Sharapodinov and formed in 2009. The prolific group has featured varying personnel over its many releases.
Website
http://thegrandastoria.bandcamp.com
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Releases on file (6)
Various Artists — The Grand Astoria / Montenegro Various Artists — The Grand Astoria / Montenegro
(Addicted Label BNiL 690, 2014, CD / DL)
The Grand Astoria — Deathmarch EP The Grand Astoria — Deathmarch EP
(Addicted Label BNiL 685, 2013, CD / DL)
Various Artists — Strange Fish Two Various Artists — Strange Fish Two
(Fruits de Mer strange fish two, 2013, 2LP)
Various Artists — Roqueting through Space Various Artists — Roqueting through Space
(Fruits de Mer crustacean 18, 2011, LP)
The Grand Astoria — II The Grand Astoria — II
(RAIG R053, 2010, CD / DL)
The Grand Astoria — I The Grand Astoria — I
(Bandcamp no#, 2009, CD / DL)

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