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Siddharta

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"Siddharta" is a six-piece Slovenian rock band founded in 1995, probably Slovenia's most popular musical act since Laibach. They have named themselves after the popular novel of German writer Hermann Hesse, ''Siddhartha''.

''Current members:''

* Tomi Meglič - vocals, backing vocals, guitars

* Primož Benko - guitars, backing vocals

* Jani Hace - bass

* Tomaž O. Rous - keyboards, programming (since 1999)

* Cene Resnik - saxophone, ewi, keyboards (since 1996)

* Boštjan Meglič - drums, percussions

''Former members:''

* Primož M. - bass

Siddharta was formed in 1995 when four friends - Tomi M. (vocals, guitar), Primož B. (guitar, back vocals), Primož M. (bass) and Boštjan M. (drums) - got together and named themselves after a well-known Hermann Hesse novel because they liked the sound of it.

Siddharta's beginner rock'n'roll was first performed before an audience on March 17th, 1995. The band had 40 visitors packed in their rehearsal place at the Šentvid High School, but at this first show the raw energy, significant of Siddharta's live performances in the years to come could already be felt.Soon they sta...

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