There is more than one artist with this name:
(A. A Czech contemporary band
(B. A Brazillian female-fronted metal band
(C. A Chilean funk/acid jazz/disco band http://www.facebook.com/mataharisoul
(D. A Boston / Merrimack Valley Hardcore band www.myspace.com/mataharima
(E. A Reggae Band from Indonesia. Catch 'em here http://www.facebook.com/pages/Matahari-Reggae-Band/77540950927
Matahari is a Czech band originated betweeen April and May 2001, its contemporary music style and members crystallized out through the years. From the hard beginning of this band is Žántí the main singer.
Along its producing the band signed contract with MEDIATACK, whereas this cooperation was very short - no beginning, no end. This band cut some music videos which are possible to watch on TV Óčko or on ČT2 in the programme Velká noční hudba. Matahari has won several awards like the first places in Broumovská kytara 2005 (from fans and the jury), then they were in semi-finale in Nová krev 2006 or in Múza 2006.
In the year 2003 they have taken part in Represent Tour of the band Lety mimo, in the year 2007 supported before the concert of the band Krucipüsk throught the April "Ahoj tour", then american Dog Eat Dog, german H-Blockxs, Jana Kratochvílová or the band Harmful, whose member is Billy Gould from the band Faith No More.
In November 2007 Matahari cut a record in SONO studio under production of Milan Cimfe (Kabát, Čechomor, Krucipüsk…) The debuted album "Jistota se houpá", which called after the phrase in the song 13. komnata, included 13 compositions.
This debut is coming in January 2008 as a insertion in the music magazine REPORT.
December 2010 released 2nd official album "Šapito iluzí" and new video "Praha je láska i svině" (Prague is Love and Swine).
Official website www.matahari.cz
(B. Bristly, coarse and unflinching, serving of edgy female poprock takes the poppy and punky influences of Garbage, No Doubt and Blondie and mutates them into a personal, memorable breed of accessibility with brutally honest, "badass" chick rock. Keeping it interesting by playing with beat and rhyhtm, structure and the moments of musical pay-off, Matahari is an alternative rock group fronted by female vocalist Ivona Coufalova, their sound is a blend of contemporary pop, punk, rock and techno. Matahari's lyrics are intriguing set to dark driving rhythms and upbeat grooves. Ivona is a passionate vocalist and the band is hard driving utilizing rock rifts with an electronic edge. The CD opens with 'Scream Out Love' that combines stimulating techno tones with a heavy beat leading to the powerful hook belted out by Coufalova. It is followed by another rocker 'Sugar', which is clever lyrically and edgy in execution. 'Over Now' melds varied tempos with dramatic pauses. The song is dark and driving. Matahari, named after a World War I female spy, is aptly named as they combine modern mystery with musical magic! author: Laura T Lynch of Kweevak.com, Tamara Turner, CD Baby.com
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