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Solaris
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Hungary
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Solaris is a symphonic progressive rock band from Hungary. It was founded in February of 1980 by university students in Budapest. The founder members were Erdész Róbert (keyboards), Cziglán István (guitar), Kollár Attila (flute), Seres Attila (bass), and Tóth Vilmos (drums). They are best known for their 1984 album Marsbéli Krónikák (The Martian Chronicles).
Website
http://regi.solaris.hu
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Releases on file (6)
Solaris — Marsbéli Krónikák II (Martian Chronicles II) Solaris — Marsbéli Krónikák II (Martian Chronicles II)
(Solaris SPH 2014/001, 2014, CD)
Solaris — Back to the Roots - Solaris Archive 1 Solaris — Back to the Roots - Solaris Archive 1
(Periferic BGCD 059, 2000, CD)
Solaris — Live in Los Angeles Solaris — Live in Los Angeles
(SMP 004, 1996, 2CD)
Various Artists — Progfest '95 Various Artists — Progfest '95
(Musea FGBG 4180.AR, 1995/1996, 2CD)
Solaris — 1990 Solaris — 1990
(Gong HCD 37310-11, 1990/1996, CD)
Solaris — Marsbéli Krónikák (The Martian Chronicles) Solaris — Marsbéli Krónikák (The Martian Chronicles)
(Gong HCD 17819, 1983/1995, CD)

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