Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography

COMA

Jazz Rock/Fusion • Denmark


From Progarchives.com, the ultimate progressive rock music website

Coma picture
Coma biography
COMA formed in 1971 in Frederikshavn with some of the ex-members of the band RAMASJANG, and some of the earliest members were Uffe MARKUSSEN, Flemming FRIBERG and Jakob MYGIND. The stable line-up of the band was made in 1973 with the addition of Klaus THRANE, Viggo BERTELSEN and Leif CHRISTENSEN, with whom they made their debut Financial Tycoon in 1977. The complicated sound of this avantgarde jazz rock band is harder to describe, which is seen in their taste of musicians they apreciate: KING CRIMSON, JOHN COLTRANE, FRANK ZAPPA and JIMI HENDRIX; and it can be heard on Financial Tycoon that they were not strangers to some eastern music as well. After their debut they released Amoc in 1980, and not limited to music, they were active in local political activities in Frederikshavn and remained active through the early 80's releasing some singles. COMA can be recommended to people who like their already mentioned role models (especially ZAPPA, their instrumental and lyrical inspiration) and music with some similarities to NATIONAL HEALTH, GONG and SUPERSISTER.

COMA MP3, Free Download (music stream)


Open extended player in a new pop-up window | Random Playlist (50) | How to submit new MP3s

COMA forum topics / tours, shows & news


COMA forum topics Create a topic now
COMA tours, shows & news Post an entries now

COMA Videos (YouTube and more)


Showing only random 3 | Search and add more videos to COMA

Buy COMA Music


Right Now on Ebay (logo)
45 RPM THE SLEESTACKS Cobain In A Coma PRESCRIPTION DRUG RECORDS Colored Vinyl USD $10.00 Buy It Now 2h 40m
GERALDINE casablancabad magic CUT 002 uk coma 7" WS EX/ USD $11.21 Buy It Now 3h 33m
Max Sharam Be Firm / Coma CD Single Discovery CD PRO 74547 1996 USD $4.99 Buy It Now 4h
INTRODUCING THE BEATLES - COMA COVER NO LP & RED-A&M 212035-HERB ALBERT IMPORT USD $10.00 [0 bids]
4h 23m
Septycal Gorge: Growing Seeds Of Decay CD 2012 Comatose Music coma 059 Digipak USD $9.95 Buy It Now 5h 9m
Twitch Of The Death Nerve A New Lode Of Morality CD 2014 Comatose COMA 074 NEW USD $9.95 Buy It Now 5h 16m
Magnets & Miracles Audio CD by In My Coma | Brand NEW | Free Fast Shipping | USD $15.45 Buy It Now 6h 44m
Coma - Crimes of the Primary -**NEW CD** USD $13.05 Buy It Now 7h 13m
CD Album - Norah Jones - Coma Away with me - 14 tracks USD $6.14 Buy It Now 12h 33m
GIRL IN A COMA - ADVENTURES IN COVERLAND CD NEW+ USD $22.97 Buy It Now 13h 41m
Coma - Excess (NEW CD) USD $17.45 Buy It Now 14h 58m
Coma - Don't Set Your Dogs On Me (NEW CD) USD $14.42 Buy It Now 15h 2m
GIRL IN A COMA - EXISTS & ALL THE REST CD NEW+ USD $25.20 Buy It Now 15h 4m
original 1 x COMA PHONOGRAM records company sleeve USD $3.24 Buy It Now 15h 5m
Coma Divine - Dead End Circle (NEW CD) USD $11.21 Buy It Now 15h 5m
GIRL IN A COMA - BOTH BEFORE I'M GONE CD NEW+ USD $22.97 Buy It Now 15h 47m
Drop Nineteens - National coma UK LIMITED CLEAR VINYL LP USD $18.70 Buy It Now 20h 40m
INAURA - COMA AROMA - UK CD SINGLE - PERFECTO MIX USD $2.48 Buy It Now 20h 47m
Oye Coma Va 12" Pico USD $5.91 Buy It Now 21h 2m
Kreator Coma of Souls Audio Cassette Tape 1990 Epic Records Out Of Print VG+ USD $19.95 Buy It Now 1 day
COMA soundtrack lp MGM jerry goldsmith NM USD $9.95 Buy It Now 1 day
Decimation: Reign Of Ungodly Creation CD 2014 Comatose Music USA COMA 079 USD $10.95 Buy It Now 1 day
GIRL IN A COMA-EXITS & ALL THE REST (W/CD) VINYL LP NEW USD $16.26 Buy It Now 1 day
GIRL IN A COMA-TRIO B.C. VINYL LP NEW USD $14.97 Buy It Now 1 day
Matthew Good ?- In A Coma: 1995-2005 - SEALED (Box C103) USD $19.20 Buy It Now 1 day
PORCUPINE TREE (RIVERSIDE, PINK FLOYD)"COMA DIVINE" SINGLE PROMO COPIES USD $149.99 Buy It Now 1 day
"Que Me Coma El Tigre" Beat Combo Philips LP #6458 007 1970 Sexy Cover USD $19.99 [1 bids]
1 day
Between the Buried and Me-Coma Ecliptic Vinyl / 12" Album Coloured Vinyl NEW USD $36.09 Buy It Now 1 day
Satan Rising Toxic Coma Audio CD USD $25.08 Buy It Now 1 day
VIPER COMA RAGE CD MADE IN BRAZIL 1994 Angra Helloween Iron maiden Manowar USD $19.66 Buy It Now 1 day
OSVALDO PUGLIESE - DOS QUE SE AMAN / PUNTO Y COMA - TANGO - 78 " USD $34.00 Buy It Now 1 day
GIRL IN A COMA - Adventures In Coverland - CD Album *Digipak* USD $5.29 Buy It Now 1 day
MATT CHRISTENSEN Coma Gears LP NEW VINYL Bathetic Zelienople Under The Spire Typ USD $19.99 Buy It Now 1 day
Coma - Nemo (2015, CD New) USD $20.35 Buy It Now 1 day
Nemo - Coma [CD New] USD $19.51 Buy It Now 1 day
Porcupine Tree COMA DIVINE 3 lp 180 gram vinyl box set Steven Wilson USD $49.99 [0 bids]
USD $64.99 Buy It Now
1 day
COMA - DON'T SET YOUR DOGS ON ME CD ROCK ALTERNATIVE NEW+ USD $14.96 Buy It Now 1 day
Girl In A Coma - Both Before I'm Gone (CD New) USD $10.17 Buy It Now 1 day
Girl In A Coma - Both Before I'm Gone [CD New] USD $9.69 Buy It Now 1 day
Symfonicznie (uk) 5903427874023 by Coma, CD, BRAND NEW FREE P&H USD $20.38 Buy It Now 1 day
WHO'S LISTENING rare new wave PRIVATE 1982 red vinyl puppies claude coma dfx2! USD $35.00 Buy It Now 1 day
GIRL IN A COMA_Trio BC_used CD_ships from AUS!_zz4_G6 USD $9.22 Buy It Now 1 day
The Coma Lilies by The Coma Lilies USD $10.59 Buy It Now 1 day
DONOTS - Coma Chameleon CD JAPAN YDSI-0023 NEW 2008 USD $39.10 Buy It Now 1 day
Girl In A Coma - Exits & All The Rest (CD New) USD $10.13 Buy It Now 1 day
Girl In A Coma - Exits & All The Rest [CD New] USD $10.78 Buy It Now 1 day
The Acacia Strain - Coma Witch (2-CD Set), Audio CD New USD $14.96 Buy It Now 1 day
Modus Delicti: Nobody CD 2011 Comatose Music USA coma 049 NEW USD $9.95 Buy It Now 1 day
THE SMITHS Girlfriend Coma LTD Nod MUSIC FRAMED DISPLAY USD $62.31 Buy It Now 1 day
Viper COMA RAGE LP ORIGINAL 1st PRESS 1994 Brazil SEPULTURA ANGRA KORZUS SHAMAN USD $29.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Coma Savant - Coma Savants (2002, CD New) USD $17.29 Buy It Now 2 days
Coma Savants - Coma Savant [CD New] USD $16.53 Buy It Now 2 days
(CD) Coma - OST / Jerry Goldsmith / Bay Cities / BCD 3027 / A22721 USD $39.99 Buy It Now 2 days
Scotch Concentration 7" Coma CUT001 EX 1979 Concentration/Sad Hearts And Love Br USD $9.34 Buy It Now 2 days
RARE Wishplants Coma Vinyl LP 12" 1993 USD $4.99 [0 bids]
2 days
J Church Kittums In A Coma 7" Word of Mouth Records White Vinyl OOP NM USD $19.99 Buy It Now 2 days
THE SMITHS / MORRISEY - GIRLFRIEND IN A COMA UK ORIGINAL RELEASE 12" SINGLE USD $24.95 [0 bids]
2 days
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME - Coma Ecliptic (Hardcover Digibook) (CD) USD $21.16 Buy It Now 2 days
SOMA - COMA USD $15.33 Buy It Now 2 days
Signed Girl in a Coma CD JSA #N84979 USD $65.00 Buy It Now 2 days
Coma B - Have Fun - Wonderboy - 1996 #27877 USD $3.73 Buy It Now 2 days
DJ Dick - Sono In Coma - Low Spirit - 1995 #311456 USD $3.73 Buy It Now 2 days
The Floorfillers - Coma On A Sofa - Thumpin Vinyl - 1999 #737665 USD $2.48 Buy It Now 2 days
Coma Wishplants UK CD album (CDLP) WOLCD1033 CHINA RECORDS 1993 USD $19.32 Buy It Now 2 days
Coma Ep - Double Digit Hours (2009, CD New) USD $10.77 Buy It Now 2 days
SOMA COMA Dust 12" EP NEW Cool Death hardcore punk w/sticker Australian import USD $15.99 Buy It Now 2 days
BETWEEN THE BURIED & ME - Coma Ecliptic, Audio CD New USD $33.20 Buy It Now 3 days
USED Drive me crazy (c / w Coma) 2nd. Maxi single CD USD $17.00 Buy It Now 3 days
Coma - In Technicolor [CD New] USD $14.30 Buy It Now 3 days
NICOLAS MARANDA - Deux - CD 1991 - Ex COMA - 11 Titres - Blanche comme la nuit USD $19.05 Buy It Now 3 days
Coma Soundtrack Lp Jerry Goldsmith / Excellent Copy 2315298 Mum USD $7.48 [0 bids]
3 days
The Smiths - Girlfriend In A Coma, 7" Vinyl, UK 1987, VG+/VG+ USD $30.00 [0 bids]
USD $40.00 Buy It Now
3 days
Leon:Vocal Music [Sarah Cullins; Gemma Coma-Alabert; Mac Maclure; The EAFIT Univ USD $19.62 Buy It Now 3 days
Megaphone ou La Mort Camarade Coma CD USD $10.00 Buy It Now 3 days
Crimes of the Primary - Coma - (CD, 2004, Hoop Culture Records) - FREE POST USD $3.65 Buy It Now 3 days
New Music Record Between The Buried And Me "Coma Ecliptic" CD USD $21.51 Buy It Now 3 days
New Music Record The Acacia Strain "Coma Witch" 2xLP USD $26.12 Buy It Now 3 days
New Music Record The Acacia Strain "Coma Witch" CD USD $18.44 Buy It Now 3 days
Don't Set Your Dogs On Me by Coma. USD $14.74 Buy It Now 3 days
NEW! the GazettE CD & DVD "DISTRESS AND COMA" limited edition / from Japan USD $21.99 Buy It Now 3 days
Pendulum Coma Rare Australian 7 Track Remixes CD - Like New USD $7.83 Buy It Now 3 days
Satan Rising by Toxic Coma. USD $20.30 Buy It Now 3 days
Girl In A Coma-Exists All The Rest CD NEW USD $11.82 Buy It Now 3 days
Mindless by Coma. USD $14.05 Buy It Now 3 days
COMA THE ALBUM VOL 3 1992 DANCE HOUSE INDIE CD DR ALBAN SHAMEN SUGARCUBES BJORK USD $2.48 Buy It Now 3 days
BLACK VEIL BRIDES POSTER "LICENSED" SIT "ANDREW BIERSACK,PURDY,PITTS,JINX,COMA" USD $15.29 Buy It Now 3 days
In Technicolor - Coma (2013, CD New) USD $14.08 Buy It Now 3 days
Girl In A Coma - Exists & All The Rest NEW CD USD $14.68 Buy It Now 3 days
INAURA - COMA AROMA - CASSETTE TAPE SINGLE USD $4.98 Buy It Now 3 days
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME - COMA ECLIPTIC CD+DVD NEW+ USD $26.07 Buy It Now 3 days
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME - COMA ECLIPTIC CD NEW+ USD $22.29 Buy It Now 3 days
In My Coma - Magnets & Miracles [CD New] USD $15.44 Buy It Now 3 days
OWEN O, Evelyn / Girlfriend in a Coma 7" vinyl NM RSD 2011 w/DOWNLOAD USD $12.95 Buy It Now 3 days
PUSHTWANGERS-STRANGLER FROM BEHIND/COMA/TICKET/TREA NEW SEALED 12" USD $3.98 Buy It Now 3 days
Endless Coma - Rising Rage NEW CD USD $16.47 Buy It Now 3 days
BIG CASINO - OYA COMA VA CLUB PROMO WHITE USD $9.97 Buy It Now 3 days
METAL PLATED - SAME VINYL LP EBONY LABEL COMA,DOUBLE AGENT,STALLION,VULCAIN... USD $12.46 Buy It Now 3 days
Coma Divine - Dead End Circle NEW CD USD $8.42 Buy It Now 4 days
Coma - Excess NEW CD USD $14.68 Buy It Now 4 days
Nemo "Coma" Deluxe Edition (2 CD's, 2015, Quad 23-15) Prog Rock MINT!! USD $18.88 Buy It Now 4 days

More places to buy COMA music online Buy COMA & Prog Rock Digital Music online:
COMA has no upcoming shows, according to LAST.FM syndicated events and shows feed

COMA discography


Ordered by release date | Showing ratings (top albums) | Help Progarchives.com to complete the discography and add albums

COMA top albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

4.13 | 7 ratings
Financial Tycoon
1977
2.95 | 2 ratings
Amoc
1980
0.00 | 0 ratings
Love and Madness - It`s All the Same
1986

COMA Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

COMA Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

COMA Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

COMA Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

COMA Reviews


Showing last 10 reviews only
 Financial Tycoon by COMA album cover Studio Album, 1977
4.13 | 7 ratings

BUY
Financial Tycoon
Coma Jazz Rock/Fusion

Review by Mellotron Storm
Prog Reviewer

5 stars For my money this album is one of the best to come out of Denmark, in fact right now I'd say it's my favourite. I'd also mention SECRET OYSTER's "Furtive Pearl" and DR. DOPO JAM's "Entree" as possibly my top three from that nation. All three have that jazzy style that I love and certainly "Financial Tycoon" and "Entree" have strong Zappa influences both instrumentally and lyrically. Other bands I thought of while listening to "Financial Tycoon" were early KRAAN and SUPERSISTER. The band thanks Jimmy Carter, the CIA and Frank Zappa among others. Funny guys as the three tracks with lyrics attest. This was released in 1977 and the lyrics would really be considered politically incorrect these days(haha). Lots of sax and guitar in fact there are two guitarists.

"Up From The Sump..." is something like 21 seconds of spacey but dramatic sounds before "Financial Tycoon 1" kicks in. I really dig the melody to this one as the horns blast away. It settles back after 1 1/2 minutes then the humerous vocals kick in. So good. A nice sax/ drum section eventually follows then the guitar comes in lighting it up. I love the tone of the guitar. "Peter Grynt" has a feel good sound to it at first but then the tempo picks up and the guitar joins in picking away. Sax comes in as well with guns a blazing. I like how melancholic the guitar is that follows. "One Of Them Crazy Gurues In Love" is pleasant and jazzy with relaxed horns. Vibes later as the horns and drums continue. "Fulton" is a top four and this ends side one. How good does this sound!? Again the guitar just hits the spot for me. It then settles into a relaxed horn led section, in fact it's quite psychedelic here. The guitar is back along with a yell. Themes are repeated.

"Financial Tycoon 2" opens with the guitar and sax trading solos before it settles and the vocals arrive. Funny stuff. Instrumentally I'm thinking early GONG then we get some soaring guitar later. A top four. "A Hard Banana" has a catchy beat with guitar and sax playing over top. Some impressive drum work here and throughout this album really. "Frank Felding" is a top four with that heavier sound and how about that sax solo. More heaviness then it settles back as vibes help out. "... Down From The Trees" has guest violin leading the way in this short instrumental piece. "Tumbling Shadows" is my final top four. Sax eventually leads the way but it trades off with the guitar. Vocals arrive then some dissonant sax when he stops singing. Nice guitar work halfway through as he is ripping it up. So impressive. It settles late as the vocals return along with sax. The guitar is back with 2 minutes to go and it turns chaotic just before the song ends.

Complex yet so funny certainly describes Zappa doesn't it? And this album from COMA as well. I believe a couple of these amazing instrumentalists from this band now play with Robin Taylor who is still putting out great music. This is almost flawless for my tastes and deserves the 5 star rating.

 Amoc by COMA album cover Studio Album, 1980
2.95 | 2 ratings

BUY
Amoc
Coma Jazz Rock/Fusion

Review by Atavachron
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

3 stars Unusually good progressive jazzrock experiment gone terribly right, Denmark ensemble Coma's Amoc kicks some ass and made this grizzled veteran smile more than once, showing a band quite well versed in their understanding of rock and how it can interlope with almost any other form of music, even the unwilling ones. A creepy whistle intros 'Savværket', Jakob Mygind's sax leads a shaky mix as the band finds a pace, Viggo Steincke Bertelsen's fiery guitar pulling out a groovy vamp and some serious riffage that heats up nicely merging into 'Pigerne fra Himmelbjerget', funky 'Pulp', and cerebral 'Heavy Winter'.

'En saftig brosten' was (even in 1980) retro space-age fusion; 'Orientexpressen' tastily bobs & weaves and kicks out the rhythm; 'Love and Madness' is romantic pap; But the title cut is a prog/fusion honker reminding of John McLaughlin's dirtier days. Not entirely realized or completely finished, Amoc had more potential than it yielded but, even without the bells and whistles and pyrotechnics of an Al DiMeola, is still a rousing set of quality Hard JR/F.

 Financial Tycoon by COMA album cover Studio Album, 1977
4.13 | 7 ratings

BUY
Financial Tycoon
Coma Jazz Rock/Fusion

Review by aneznam

5 stars For me, it is an excellent addition to your record shelf, if not essential.

It is a journy through various kinds of music tastes. The tones are very progressive and saxophone truly deepens the beauty of this album. It is hard to find an album that has its one fire and that touches your ears in an unique way. This album has quality music, if listened carefully it can give you waves never heared before, if not then definitely your attention. If You want me to compare it whit others, i would say that it is a fusion of Zappa and Miles D. Has a very avangarde sounds for that matter. I would recommend you not to skip this composition.

 Financial Tycoon by COMA album cover Studio Album, 1977
4.13 | 7 ratings

BUY
Financial Tycoon
Coma Jazz Rock/Fusion

Review by apps79
Special Collaborator Honorary Collaborator

3 stars A Progressive/Jazz-Rock band from Denmark,Coma came from the city of Frederikshavn in the northern part of the country and were around since 1971.The main line-up consisted of five members on bass/drums/saxes/double guitars and their debut ''Financial tycoon'' was recorded at Plexus Studios in Ringsted with three guest musicians on vibraphone,trumpet and violin.The album was released in 1977 by Genlyd Grammofon.

A quite daring band not afraid to mix different sights and sounds,Coma travelled from Zappa-esque Jazz-Rock to Psychedelic Heavy Rock and back.The majority of the tracks falls into a Jazz-Rock, often meeting straight Jazz on the way,with huge and interesting sax solos by Jakob Mygind in the style of OUT OF FOCUS and technical playing by the rhythm section blended with obscure vocals with a humurous edge.But the story on ''Financial tycoon'' goers much further.The double guitar attack of Viggo Bertelsen and Flemming Friberg pushes the sound in Heavy Rock realms and offers good breaks between the sax-dominated pieces,which alternate from furious solos to melodic passages.Not much of abstract and disturbing improvisations in here,the tracks have an evident tight structure and,though not on the level of bands like DR. DOPO JAM or moreover SECRET OYSTER,they contain all the right ingredients to offer a pleasant experience.

Another lost and forgotten Jazz-Rock item from the 70's,''Financial tycoon'' is an all the way decent release of jazzy Progressive rock,recommended to fans of demanding musicianship.

Thanks to andy webb for the artist addition.

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: JazzMusicArchives.com — jazz music reviews and archives | MetalMusicArchives.com — metal music reviews and archives