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Bjørn Riis

Bjørn Riis
Country
Norway
Profile
Bjørn Riis is the lead guitarist of the band Airbag as well as releasing under his own name.
Website
http://www.bjornriis.com
Related articles (7)
Releases on file (12)
Airbag — A Day at the Beach Airbag — A Day at the Beach
(Karisma KAR186, 2020, CD / LP / DL)
The Opium Cartel — Valor The Opium Cartel — Valor
(Apollon Records AP071, 2020, CD / LP / DL)
Bjørn Riis — A Storm Is Coming Bjørn Riis — A Storm Is Coming
(Karisma KAR165, 2019, CD / DL)
Bjørn Riis — Coming Home Bjørn Riis — Coming Home
(Karisma KAR139, 2018, CD)
Oak — False Memory Archive Oak — False Memory Archive
(Karisma KAR154, 2018, CD / LP / DL)
Bjørn Riis — Forever Comes to an End Bjørn Riis — Forever Comes to an End
(Karisma KAR126, 2017, CD)
Airbag — Disconnected Airbag — Disconnected
(Karisma KAR111, 2016, CD)
Bjørn Riis — Lullabies in a Car Crash Bjørn Riis — Lullabies in a Car Crash
(Karisma KAR087, 2014, CD)
Airbag — The Greatest Show on Earth Airbag — The Greatest Show on Earth
(Karisma KAR076, 2013, CD)
Oak — Lighthouse Oak — Lighthouse
(Apollon Records ARP002, 2013/2016, CD / LP / DL)
Airbag — All Rights Removed Airbag — All Rights Removed
(Karisma KAR066, 2011, CD)
Airbag — Identity Airbag — Identity
(Karisma KAR046, 2009, CD)

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