Thursday, December 02, 2010

Diesel : Diesel 1992

Diesel was a great Greek Hard Rock band made by :

Lucas Sideras : Aphrodite's Child
Drolapas : Vavoura Band - Agapanthos - Mousikes Taxiarhies
Jimmy Giakoymakos : Spitfire - Rawsilk
Sigma fay : Appears on: Crazy Love στου Ζωγράφου Μήτσος & Σια Live! [Δημήτρης Πουλικάκος] 1979
( Personel albums : 1979 Love's Fool - 1981 Dead Line )

Lucas Sideras , He started playing drums at the age of 13 and at the age of 15, he started playing drums with several bands in Athens. Later on he met Vangelis and Demis Roussos, they formed Aphrodite's Child.

In 1967 they signed with Mercury-records in France and they release three albums: End of the world (which includes the song "Rain and Tears") , It's Five O'Clock and 666 , the latter of which sold 20 million copies worldwide.

The album " 666 " you can find it HERE

After Aphrodite's Child split up in 1972, Lucas began to compose his own music and released his first solo album, One Day with Polydor-France, selling 28.000 copies. In 1974 Lucas released another solo album, Pax Spray, that sold 45.000 copies.

Sideras was also active as a producer. In 1975 he produced the album " Alba" for Riccardo Cocciante which hit #1 in Italy’s charts.

In 1979 he produced the album Love's Fool for Sigma Fay, selling 75.000 copies. In 1981 he produced the album Dead Line for Sigma Fay, which sold 52.000 copies. In 1984 he produced the single "You're the Drug in My Life" for Sigma Fay, sold 34.000 copies.

In 1987 , he formed the Blues - 70's Hardrock band " Diesel " with Sigma Fay , Yanis Drolapas and Jimmy Giakoymakos .

The band was together for ten years and appeared regularly as a live act and in jamming sessions but their sole release was the 1992 album "Diesel ". Whilst with the band Sideras also composed music for several documentaries and advertisements in his studio.

The Wife of Lucas Sideras " Sigma Fay " ,also Known As Ευτυχία Αθανίτη [birth name], Eftihia Athaniti was the lead singer of the band .


Side ONE

1. Get up 3:30
2. Rocking Parade 4:18

Side TWO

1. Not Tonight 4:07
2. Stormy Monday 3:21
3. I find Out 4:29

Year : 1992
Label : MBI Records
Made : In Greece
Recorded : At Praxis Studio December 1991
Sound Engineer : Koti Kyriakos
Format : Vinyl LP
Size : 40,7
Bitrate : 320

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