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Trettioåriga Kriget

Trettioåriga Kriget
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Trettioåriga Kriget ("Thirty Years War" in English) is a Swedish progressive rock band formed in 1970 in Saltsjöbaden, southeast of Stockholm. The original members, still in high school at the time, were Stefan Fredin (bass, vocals), Pocke Öhrström (guitar, vocals), Dag Lundquist (drums), Olle Thörnvall (harmonica, guitar), Dag Kronlund (piano), and Johan Gullberg (drums). By the end of 1972, the personnel consisted of Fredin, Lundquist, Robert Zima (guitar, vocals), and Christer Åkerberg (guitar), with Thörnvall (lyrics) and Gullberg (artwork) participating but not playing. Mats Lindberg (keyboards, saxophone) joined in 1977, and this lineup stayed together until 1979, when Zima departed. The group recorded one additional album without Zima, then split up in 1980. In the early 90s, members of the band started playing reunion concerts, and in 2002 started working on new material, with the classic 1977-79 lineup intact. They have since continued to record new music and tour around the world.
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http://trettioarigakriget.com
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Releases on file (11)
Trettioåriga Kriget — Seaside Air Trettioåriga Kriget — Seaside Air
(Mellotronen MELLO CD 036, 2016, CD)
Trettioåriga Kriget — Efter Efter Trettioåriga Kriget — Efter Efter
(Mellotronen MELLO CD 033, 2011, CD)
Trettioåriga Kriget — I Början och Slutet Trettioåriga Kriget — I Början och Slutet
(Mellotronen MELLOCD 0223, 2007, CD)
Various Artists — Kinections: The ProgDay Support CD Various Artists — Kinections: The ProgDay Support CD
((Not on label) no#, 2005, CD)
Trettioåriga Kriget — Elden Av År Trettioåriga Kriget — Elden Av År
(Mellotronen MELLO CD 010, 2004, CD)
Trettioåriga Kriget — Kriget Trettioåriga Kriget — Kriget
(Mellotronen MELLO CD 037, 1981/2016, CD)
Trettioåriga Kriget — War Memories Trettioåriga Kriget — War Memories
(Mellotronen CD 003, 1981/1992, CD)
Trettioåriga Kriget — Hej På Er! Trettioåriga Kriget — Hej På Er!
(MNWCD 3004, 1978/2004, CD)
Trettioåriga Kriget — Krigssång Trettioåriga Kriget — Krigssång
(Mellotronen MELLOCD017, 1975/2004, CD)
Trettioåriga Kriget — Trettioåriga Kriget Trettioåriga Kriget — Trettioåriga Kriget
(Mellotronen MELLOCD 016, 1974/2004, CD)
Trettioåriga Kriget — Glorious War: Recordings from 1970-1971 Trettioåriga Kriget — Glorious War: Recordings from 1970-1971
(Mellotronen MELLO CD 015, 1971/2004, CD)

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2019-03-03
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2019-02-21
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2019-01-31
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