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Ария

Band
1985 October / Present
Russia Russia

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Band Ария

Overview

History

For the first time ARIA established itself as a band by releasing their first album in autumn of 1985. The album sounded very professional and looked like nothing performed in the USSR before. The title of the masterpiece was modest but pretentious - "Megalomania". The story began in 1984 when lead guitarist Vladimir Holstinin left a band called Alpha, which music was not tough enough for him. Wishing to form his on band he was soon followed by bass player Alik Granovsky and in the beginning of 1985 they meet Victor Vekshtein - the manager of VIA "Poyushiye Serdtsa" (VIA - the USSR-stage specific abbreviation standing for Vocal & Instrumental Ensemble; Poyushie Serdtsa can be translated as "Singing Hearts"). When Vekshtein heard first "metal" riffs he decided to became manager of the new band. Search for a vocalist didn't take much time. The first candidate was found suitable in all aspects. His name was Valery Kipelov. Shortly after that Vladimir Holstinin offers a name ARIA for the band. The name carried a kind of "hidden sense" cause all musicians and their fans began being called as "Arians" (aria nation people).

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Members

Владимир Холстинин (electric guitar)
Present
Виталий Дубинин (bass guitar)
1986 January - Present
Максим Удалов
1986 January - 1988 October, 2002 November - Present
Сергей Попов (electric guitar)
2002 November - Present
Михаил Житняков (lead vocals)
2011 September - Present
Артур Беркут (lead vocals)
2002 November - 2011 June
Александр Манякин (drumset)
1988 November - 2002 September
Сергей Терентьев (electric guitar)
1994 January - 2002 September
Сергей Маврин
1986 January - 1994 January
Андрей Большаков
1985 January - 1986 January
Игорь Молчанов (drums)
1985 January - 1986 January

Fans of Ария (1)

ShoutBox for Ария

20 Mar 2019, 01:33
Ария - группа, которая несмотря на свою вторичность в плане музыки, множества плагиата и тд является одной из самых успешных и значимых среди российских рок-групп. В то время как большинство наших групп гораздо более легкие, Ария, наравне с Черным Обелиском, Мастером и тд как глоток свежего, тяжелого воздуха, с во многом прямолинейными текстами и музыкой. К тому же со множеством хитов.
25 Mar 2019, 17:16
Наша кавер-группа)) хотя может быть без них я бы не узнал о западном хеви. Сейчас конечно уже совсем шлак играют, первые 5-6 альбомов были ништяк
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Discography

Studio Album

1985
Album has 5 releases
1986
Album has 4 releases
1987
Album has 5 releases
1989
Album has 4 releases
1990
Album has 5 releases
1995
Album has 3 releases
1997
Album has 3 releases
2000
Album has 2 releases
2003
Album has 2 releases
2006
Album has 2 releases
2011
Album has 2 releases
2014
Album has 2 releases

Single

2000
Album has 2 releases
2002
Album has 2 releases
2006
Album has 2 releases
2009
Album has 1 releases

EP

1999
Album has 1 releases