An eight-piece band hailing from Úvaly, near Prague in the Czech Republic, Divokej Bill (which translates roughly to Furious Bill) have had an up-and-down relationship with some of the people in their home nation, but remain best known as a band whose catchy and accessible music helped them become one of Eastern Europe's best-selling and best-loved acts. Formed in 1996, the band (Vaclav Blaha -- vocals and guitar, Milos Jurac -- bass and vocals, Stepán Karbulka -- vocals and dance, Adam Karlik -- violin, Roman Procházka -- guitar and vocals, Honza Bartl -- banjo, Martin Pecka -- accordion, and Mark Zezulka -- drums and percussion) released its first album, Propustka do Pekel, in 2000. Over the course of the next six years, Divokej Bill released three more albums and a live DVD that featured their unique blend of Celtic, folk, and ...
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