Alpha Centauri


This talented but little-known Canadian heavy rock quintet was formed in 1976 by Kurt Smith (vocals/guitar) and Jesse Redmon (keyboards/vocals). With Garth Hannum (bass/vocals) and Randy Thompson completing the line-up, they specialized in highly dramatic, often grandiose arrangements, awash with keyboards, but punctuated in places by some fierce guitar work. Their self-titled debut was an undiscovered gem of the pomp-rock genre. Released as a limited edition, it is still much sought after by... Read more