Friday, October 26, 2012

Aphrodite's Child

Aphrodite's Child was a Greek psychedelic and progressive rock band formed in 1967, by multi-instrumentalist Vangelis, vocalist and bassist Demis Roussos, drummer Loukas Sideras and guitarist Argyris "Silver" Koulouris. Their first two albums showed a commercial oriented band with a peculiar sound of psychedelic pop with Greek folk music elements. But with their double concept album 666 (The Apocalypse of John, 13/18), they got a place in progressive rock history. In time the album became recognized as one of the most important early progressive rock works and one of the first concept albums in history. Read more here