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Machiavel

Machiavel
Country
Belgium
Profile
Belgian progressive rock band, established in the early 70s. The début LP from 1976 was a hybrid of classical rock and British prog in the vein of Genesis. Further albums Jester and Mechanical Moonbeams developed a more personal style. After that the band moved to more commercial songs and gained a new audience, and have continued since, releasing their 11th studio album in 2011.
Website
http://machiavelmusic.com
Related articles (3)
Releases on file (4)
Machiavel — Virtual Sun Machiavel — Virtual Sun
(Musea FGBG 4305.AR, 1999, CD)
Machiavel — Mechanical Moonbeams Machiavel — Mechanical Moonbeams
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2225, 1978/2010, CD)
Machiavel — Jester Machiavel — Jester
(Esoteric Recordings ECLEC2224, 1977/2010, CD)
Machiavel — Machiavel Machiavel — Machiavel
(EMI 7891622, 1976/1993, CD)

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