TARKUS

Proto-Metal • Peru
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A Peruvian hard rock band whose album is very rare and sought-after. Tarkus was formed in 1971. The members were the Peruvians Alex Nathanson and Walo Carillo and, the Argentina born, Dario Gianella and Guillermo Van Locke. It was Guillermo Van Locke, the group's bass player, who approached two members of Telegraph Avenue : Alex Nathanson, singer and acoustic guitar, and Walo Carrillo, drums and percussion. Both musicians have just finished recording Telegraph' s first lp, an album that was going to became the best seller of all lps by Peruvian rock groups in the 70' s. Nathanson and Carillo decided to temporarily leave Telegraph to join Van Locke and explore new musical ideas on the direction of mixing hard rock with progressive. The new group was baptized Tarkus, after a mythological being that lives deep inside everybody's soul and has the function to protect the individual's morality against the external world. The trio read more...
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TarkusTarkus
Munster 2011
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Tarkus - Emerson, Lake & PalmerTarkus - Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Cotillion records
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Ao Vivo Em NiteroiAo Vivo Em Niteroi
Musea Records France 2008
$11.18
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A Gaze Between The Past and The FutureA Gaze Between The Past and The Future
Musea Records France 2006
$26.97
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Proto-Metal 1972

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