"OMEGA" is one of the most successful Hungarian rock bands. Formed in Budapest in September, 1962 by the winds player László Benko on organ and János Kóbor as a singer and rhythm guitarist.


OMEGA - III Quadro Blps 19191 Q Quadrophonic 12" Vinyl LP
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Music Genre:

Hungarian Psych Prog Rock

Album Production information:

The album: "Omega III" was produced by: Peter Hauke
Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Dieter Dierks
This album was recorded August 1974 at: Dierks Studios, Germany,

Dieter Dierks is a German record producer and sound engineer, best known for his work in the music industry. He was born on 19 June 1944, in Stollberg, Germany.

Dierks is a highly regarded figure in the German music scene, and has been involved in the production and engineering of many successful albums and songs. He has worked with a wide range of artists and genres, including rock, pop, folk, and electronic music.

One of his most famous collaborations was with the hard rock band Scorpions, for whom he produced and engineered several albums in the 1970s and 1980s, including "Taken by Force," "Lovedrive," and "Animal Magnetism." These albums helped establish Scorpions as one of the leading hard rock bands of the era, and are widely regarded as classic examples of the genre.


In addition to his work as a producer and engineer, Dierks is also known for his contributions to the field of recording technology. He has been involved in the development of several new recording techniques and technologies, and has been recognized for his contributions to the industry.

Overall, Dieter Dierks is a talented and influential figure in the world of music production and engineering, who has made a significant impact on the German and international music scenes.


Record Label Information:

Bacilus Records BLPS 19191 Q

Media Format:

12" Vinyl Stereo Full-Length Long-Play  Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 210 gram  

Year & Country:

1974 Made in Germany
Band Members and Musicians on: Omega III Quadro Quadrophonie
    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Kobor Janos
  • Benko Laszlo
  • Mihaly Tamas
  • Molnar Gyorgy
  • Debreceni Ferenc
Track Listing of: "Omega III"

The Songs/tracks on "Omega III" are

    Side One:
  1. Stormy Fire
  2. Spanish Guitar
  3. Go on the Spree
  4. Remembering
  5. Everytime She steps in
    Side Two:
  1. Live as Long as
  2. Just a Bloom
  3. I go Away
  4. Fancy Jeep


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OMEGA - III Quadro Blps 19191 Q Quadrophonic 12" Vinyl LP
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Photo Of The Back Cover OMEGA - III Quadro Blps 19191 Q Quadrophonic 12" Vinyl LP


OMEGA - III Quadro Blps 19191 Q Quadrophonic 12" Vinyl LP
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Close up of Side One record's label OMEGA - III Quadro Blps 19191 Q Quadrophonic 12" Vinyl LP

"III By Omega" Record Label Details: Bacilus Records BLPS 19191 Q

"III By Omega" Record Label Details: Bacilus Records BLPS 19191 Q
Omega: 50+ Years of Progressive Rock Innovation - The Complete Vinyl Discography from Red Star to the Last Hour,

Band Description:

  Omega is a Hungarian progressive rock band formed in 1962 in Budapest. Over the course of their nearly 60-year career, they have become one of the most successful and influential bands in Eastern Europe. Omega's unique sound and style has been recognized not only in Hungary but also internationally.

History of Omega

Omega began in 1962 when a group of high school friends formed a band called the "Apaches". The band consisted of János Kóbor (vocals), Tamás Mihály (bass guitar), Ferenc Debreceni (drums), and László Benkő (keyboards). In 1965, they changed their name to Omega and began to explore new musical styles. At first, Omega played covers of popular songs from Western Europe and the United States, but they soon started to incorporate Hungarian folk music into their sound.

In 1968, Omega released their first album, "Omega Red Star from Hungary," which was a critical and commercial success. Their sound combined elements of rock, folk, and classical music, which was unlike anything else in Hungary at the time. Over the next few years, Omega released a series of albums that helped to define the sound of Hungarian rock music.

In the 1970s, Omega continued to evolve and experiment with their sound. They incorporated synthesizers and other electronic instruments, which gave their music a futuristic feel. The band also started to incorporate more political and social commentary into their lyrics. This was especially evident in their 1976 album, "Time Robber," which criticized the oppression and lack of freedom in Hungary at the time.

In the 1980s, Omega's popularity continued to grow both in Hungary and internationally. They toured extensively throughout Europe and Asia, and their music was featured in several movies and TV shows. The band also continued to release new albums, including "Working," which was a concept album about the struggles of the working class.

In the 1990s and 2000s, Omega continued to tour and release new music. In 1994, they performed a concert at the United Nations headquarters in New York City to celebrate Hungary's entry into the European Union. In 2006, they performed a series of concerts in Hungary to celebrate their 40th anniversary.

Impact of Omega

Omega's influence on the Hungarian music scene cannot be overstated. They were one of the first bands to combine Western rock music with Hungarian folk music, which helped to create a unique sound that has since become synonymous with Hungarian rock music. Omega's success also helped to pave the way for other Hungarian bands to gain recognition both in Hungary and internationally.

Omega's influence can also be seen in the global music scene. Their music has been sampled by several hip-hop and electronic artists, and their sound has been cited as an influence by bands such as Radiohead and Muse. Omega's music has also been featured in several movies and TV shows, including "The Martian" and "Stranger Things."