Raga Rockers

Raga Rockers

Infobox musical artist
Name = Raga Rockers


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Origin = Oslo, Norway
Genre = Rock
Years_active = 1982 –present
Label = Virgin
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URL = http://www.ragarockers.no
Current_members = Michael Krohn
Tore Berg
Livio Aiello
Jan Arne Kristiansen
Nils Aune
Hugo Alvarstein
Past_members = Bruno Hovden (Desceased)
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Raga Rockers is a Norwegian rock band from Oslo with Michael Krohn on vocals. The band was formed in 1982 by front man Michael Krohn. The other members were Livio Aiello on bass, Bruno Hovden on guitar, Jan Arne Kristiansen on drums, Tore Berg on guitar, Hugo Alvarstein on Keyboards, and Nils Aune on guitar and keyboards. They recorded their very first album in 1983, called "The Return of the Raga Rockers". One year later they recorded their second album - "Maskiner i Nirvana".

The band is one of the most successful Norwegian rock bands of all times. In 2007 they recorded their latest album, titled "Übermensch".

Current Lineup

*Michael Krohn - vocals 1982-present)
*Livio Aiello - bass (1982-present)
*Jan Arne Kristiansen - drums and percussion (1982-present)
*Nils Aune - guitar, keyboards 1988-1989–1998-present)
*Hugo Alvarstein - guitar, keyboards
*Arne Sæther - keyboards

Bruno Hovden played on the albums "The return of the Raga Rockers" and "Maskiner i Nirvana". He died shortly after being critically injured in a car accident in January 1985. Nils Aune credited on the albums "Forbudte følelser" (1988) and "Blaff" (1989). He was out of Raga Rockers for 9 years before he came back in 1998. Tore Berg played guitar and sometimes keyboard on all the records between 1984 and 2000, but did not play on the "Übermensch" record in 2007.

Discography

*"The Return Of The Raga Rockers (1983)
*"Maskiner i Nirvana" (1984)
*"Varme dager" (1987)
*"Forbudte Følelser" (1988)
*"Blaff" (1989)
*"Rock'n Roll Party" (1990)
*"Raga Live" (1990)
*"Perler for Svin" (1995)
*"alive again" (1995)
*"Til Helvete Med Raga Rockers" (1997)
*"Raga Rockers" (2000)
*"Ragas beste 1983-2000/live roskilde 1999" (2005)
*"Übermensch" (2007)

Compilations

*"The Beginning of The Raga Rockers" (1993)


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