45 Years of God Bless, Ever Attacked and Rainy on the Stage
Tuesday, November 13, 2018 16:58 WIB
TEMPO.CO , Jakarta – God Bless has turned 45 years old working in the Indonesian music scene. During the course of his career, God Bless has felt a lot of joy and sorrow, from changing personnel to experiencing a series of other problems.
“We have many memories from 75, we appear with Deep Purple. There also like grief like when we were attacked in the hotel in Jogja, destroyed, then beaten,” Ahmad Albar said while talking at the Jakarta Arts Building, Jakarta, Monday, November 12, 2018.
The vocalist of God Bless added, “Ever God Bless played and rained the committee did not install the roof. So when God Bless played rain,” he said.
On his way, God Bless made several personnel changes. The band, known as the Black Ants song , also had time to vacuum for a long time because of the departure of one of its personnel.
“Many players changed from the beginning. Fuad Hassan’s accident also made God Bless vacuum. There were many changes from Nasution brothers, Jockie Suryoprayogo’s entry, Deddy Dores. Change the drummer until Fajar finally entered,” said the 72-year-old man. The God Bless music group performed at a concert entitled 45th God Bless Anniversary eConcert at Telkom Landmark Tower, Jakarta, Saturday, November 3, 2018. The concert was held to celebrate 45 years of God Bless’s engagement in the country of music. BETWEEN PHOTOS / Wahyu Putro A.
Even though he has turned 45, God Bless still wants to continue to exist in the Indonesian music scene. Even the plan God Bless will also prepare for the eighth album which will be released next year.
“We plan to prepare the material next year, there are already a number of songs that hopefully can be included in recording again and can be released as the eighth album,” he said.