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Änglagård

Änglagård
Country
Sweden
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Änglagård is a symphonic progressive band from Sweden. Their 1992 debut, Hybris, brought them international acclaim as it is considered one of best albums of this genre released in the decade. Their sound combines elements of Genesis, Shylock, King Crimson, Gentle Giant, and Samla Mammas Manna, though the underlying writing style is not too reminiscent of any one of these bands. Drenched in analog keyboards, Mellotrons, dual guitar and flute, their violently dynamic music is backed up by a tight rhythm section featuring a virtuoso classically-influenced drummer.
Website
http://www.cogs.susx.ac.uk/users/ronc/anglahome.html
Related articles (18)
Releases on file (8)
Necromonkey — A Glimpse of Possible Endings Necromonkey — A Glimpse of Possible Endings
(Roth Händle Recordings RO 002, 2014, CD)
Necromonkey — Necroplex Necromonkey — Necroplex
(Roth Händle Recordings RO 001, 2013, CD)
Änglagård — Viljans Öga Änglagård — Viljans Öga
((Not on label) ANG03CD, 2012, CD)
Various Artists — Progfest '94: Variety Arts Center - Los Angeles Various Artists — Progfest '94: Variety Arts Center - Los Angeles
(Musea FGBG 4154.AR, 1995, CD)
Änglagård — Buried Alive Änglagård — Buried Alive
(Musea FGBG 4167.AR, 1994, CD)
Änglagård — Epilog Änglagård — Epilog
((Not on label) HYB CD 010, 1994, CD)
Änglagård — Gånglåt från Knapptibble Änglagård — Gånglåt från Knapptibble
(Vol.4, no.4, 1994, 7" flexi)
Änglagård — Hybris Änglagård — Hybris
(Mellotronen MELLO 004, 1992, CD)

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