1980 – present (37 years)
Pomaranča (trans. "Orange") is a Slovenian and former Yugoslav heavy metal band.
The band was formed in formed in 1979 by vocalist Zlatko Magdalenić and guitarist Mijo Popović. With the addition of Tomaž Žontar (keyboards), Marko Herak (bass guitar) and Franc Teropšić (drums), they secured a contract with PGP RTB.
Musically, they incorporated alements of AC/DC, Deep Purple and Accept with some blues inputs.
The band were often referred to as Pomaranča in Yugoslavia and attracted a small but loyal cult following after the release of their debut album "Peklenska pomaranča" in 1982.
They recorded two more albums ("Madbringer" - 1983, and "Orange III" - 1985) with songs in English language under the name Orange.
The band split up in 1986 and reunited again in 1994, releasing the come back album "Takoj se dava dol".
They are currently active.
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