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Praha, Czech Republic (1982 – present)

Arakain is a / band. Originally founded in 1982 in Prague, Czech Republic but the band could not release their records due to censorship of regime in Czechoslovakia. That’s why their first album “Thrash the Trash” wasn’t released until 1990. Songs from “communist era” were released later, concretely on doubleCD “A15 (vol. 1 & 2)” in 1997 and “Archeology” in 2002. Czech star Lucie Bílá appears as a guest on this record, she had cooperated with Arakain in 80’s.

Great influence for music style of the band had their former leadsinger and textwriter Aleš Brichta (left band in 2002).
Regarding band’s line-up - there’s a stable trio Jirka Urban and Mirek Mach on guitars together with Zdeněk Kub on bass. Frontman and drumer’s position has come through lots of changes in past few years.
When Aleš Brichta left the band in 2002, he was replaced by till that day almost unknown Petr Kolář, who recorded 2 albums with the band (Metalmorfoza 2003 and Warning! 2004). But in 2005 Petr Kolář started his own career (right after releasing the record Warning! and in the beggining of a tour) and was replaced by another singer Honza Toužimský.
Together with Petr Kolář also their longtime drummer Marek Žežulka has left the band for full time drumming in Divokej Bill. During the 2005 Warning tour were drums played by Roman Lomtadze, but it was only a temporary replacement, because Roman if fully engaged in folk rock band Čechomor. For the next record Labyrint Arakain found new drummer Lukáš Doxa Doksanský.

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  • szukaj

    After almost 2 years I'm equally impressed :)

    24 Sep 10:22pm Reply
  • vladarehak

    Nějak vám vypadává elektrika, příště si radši vemte sebou baterky a nebo nejezděte vůbec :D

    22 Jun 10:29am Reply
  • nekrospawn

    media banda!!

    27 Mar 6:49pm Reply
  • xxxKillianxxx

    AGRO BUZERANTSKÁ MRDKA

    18 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Yugoshi

    Great job, guys! Keep it up! ;)

    4 Nov 2012 Reply
  • szukaj

    Absolutely stunning way of playing oldschool thrash/heavy-power And great vocals of Ales... perfect! Flawless! Greetings from Poland... I am not Czech either but close enough ;)

    26 Sep 2012 Reply
  • Sasakr

    10 000 posluchačů!

    9 May 2012 Reply
  • Anubis-kun

    I'm with you, guys :)

    8 May 2012 Reply
  • ahmedwinchester

    you are not alone :D

    30 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Aserikoth

    am I the only non czech here

    27 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Hugo12317

    Restart je super...Homo Sapiens je slabota ale 4 songy se z toho vybrat daj:) Ale neni nad Apage Satanas (1998)...

    22 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Kubina91

    Na živo umí, ale nový alba mi moc neřikají, ale najde se tam pár pěkných nemetalových písniček - patřim mezi tolerantní posluchače.

    22 Apr 2012 Reply
  • cobmaniac

    Tahle kapela je už totálně v prdeli! Škoda :-( [2]

    25 Mar 2012 Reply
  • simokuba

    Starší tvorba Arakainu byla nejlepší, když si pustím Ďáblovi soustřužníky, tak prostě paráda

    21 Dec 2011 Reply
  • ozyyborn4metal

    PİÇLER YU AR VERİ GUD LEN

    8 Nov 2011 Reply
  • DavCnuk

    na živo stále válej! Je jasné že alba s Alešem už těžko někdy překonají, ale i tak je novější tvorba povedená. Jen škoda Homo Sapiens..?, podle mě nejhorší album Arakainu.

    22 Oct 2011 Reply
  • Depeche81

    po odchodu Aleše si kapela měla změnit jméno, omlouvám se pánové ale tak to cítím ... to vo co de není jenom pozlacený jmelí

    7 Sep 2011 Reply
  • drak1988

    Szacunek dla południowych sąsiadów :)

    23 Aug 2011 Reply
  • CAZHE

    Awesome band! I <3 Cesko! :)

    31 Jul 2011 Reply
  • HeavyGabry

    This band is just amazing! Hails from Italy!

    26 Jul 2011 Reply
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