Czech rock diehards Katapult

Katapult in 1978, photo: archive of KatapultKatapult in 1978, photo: archive of Katapult The Czech hard rock band Katapult formed in the early 1970s to become one of the most popular acts of the era. With its straight-forward, heavy sound and simple lyrics, the trio drew large crowds at a time when rock music was often targeted by the communist authorities.

 

The episode featured today was first broadcast on December 1, 2013.

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