Indonesian lead vocalist of the finest rock band God Bless. He was born in Surabaya, Jawa Timur, 16 Juli 1946. Born from a married couples Syech Albar and Farida Al-Hasani, that finally seperated. Farida Al-Hasani then married again with an actor Jamaluddin Malik.
Achmad Albar was once married to the artist Rini S. Bono and has three sons: Fauzi Albar, an actor named Fachri Albar, and Fadli Albar.
Achmad Albar known with his first film as an actor(when he was ini 11th) in "Jenderal Kecil". His first step in terms of musician, when he was at 11 formed a band Named Bintang Remaja, although the band is only for two years long.
Achmad Albar whos known also as "iyek" go to Netherlands. In a country overgrown with windmills that many tulips and even then, the second child of six brothers were not able to let go of his musical passion. He formed the band Take Five (1966-1967), who had followed some band festival and he won best vocalist. In the years 1967-1972 with the group Clover Leaf, Iyek spawned nine singles. Some of these songs, "Do not Spoil My Day" and "Grey Clouds" enthused enough Dutch public of his day.
Late 1972 with Ludwig LeMans, guitarist Clover Leaf, he visited Indonesia. In the homeland he saw and observed the life of the community musical Jakarta. Iye looking for musicians who want to join him. Beginning in 1973, IYE with Fuad Hassan (drums), Donny Fattah (bass), Jockie Surjoprajogo (keyboards), and Ludwig LeMans (guitar) held a workout at the Top for two weeks, to face the music performances at the Taman Ismail Marzuki, dated May 5, 1973. In practice they agreed to form a group called God Bless.
His success when releasing their debut album titled God Bless in 1975 made it into the group rock groups, that open the concert of rock groups finest in United States of the world "'Deep Purple'" in Jakarta. Ahmad Albar figure rocketed to superstar rock Indonesia and Tempo Magazine issue 27 September 1975 made him a major report by displaying the photo on the front cover Albar.
Ahmad Albar frizzy-haired duo later formed a group called Duo Kribo with Ucok Harahap AKA Band vocalist, who has also frizzy hair. This duet spawned there three albums: Neraka Jahanam (1977), Pelacur Tua (1978), and Panggung Sandiwara (1978).).
Ahmad Albar had to disappoint some fans when in 1979 released an album titled Zakia dangdut music magazine reporter on the initiative of Junior, Masheri Mansyur. Understandably when it dangdut music is still often regarded as vulgar by some people. This album contains nine songs. Six works Albar is"Zakia", "Karena Harta", "Mawar Merah", "Raja Kumbang", "Tuhan Ada", dan "Beku". The other three are the "Pernyataan" (M Harris), "Obral" (Titiek Puspa), dan "Raja Sehari"(Ian). Ternyata lagu "Zakia" . It turns out the song "Zakia" created "exploded" in the market. Guitarist Ian Antono who mix music is so pleasant to hear. Not only singing dangdut, Ahmad Albar was played in the movie "Rhythm of Love" along with Elvy Sukaesih dangdut queen and a duet brought five songs: "Aku Bahagia", "Rasa Berdebar", "Seharusnya Kau Tahu", "Engkau Jauh", dan "Lintah Darat".
In 1980 God Bless released second album titled Mirror. Ian Antono joined in the rock music group. After that, God Bless the old vacuum, but Ahmad Albar remain solo or performing with other singers, among others, Gito Rollies and Mujiono Mus.
Throughout the 1980s to the mid-1990s, Ahmad Albar issued the album Syair Kehidupan (1980) with Ian Antono, Dunia Huru Hara dan Dunia Dibakar Api (1988) made with musicians areng Widodo, Kartika (1989) with Gito Rollies, albums Secita Stories, Sure Step, and Scenario with Fariz RM, and Hand Steel with Farid Hardja, and Never There Wounds (1996) with lady rocker Nicky Astria.
When searching for Gong vocalist who fronted Ian Antono 2000, Albert Wijaya, Yaya Muktio (drums), Harry Anggoman (keyboards), and Donny, the choice fell on Ahmad Albar, because he was considered the best at that time. Gong Concert 2000 dated October 26, 1991 at Senayan East Parking satisfying about 100,000 spectators with powerful sound system equipment 120 000 300 000 watts and watt-powered lights. This group produced four albums:Bara Timur (1991), Gong Live (1992), Laskar (1993), dan Prahara (2000). Here Albar God Bless nearly perfect second delivery. Fan does not seem to matter if they hear Gong 2000 or God Bless, which is important there is Ian, Donny, and Albar.
Iye also released a solo album, Bis Kota (1990), Giliran Siapa (1991), Rini Tomboy (1991), Menanti Kepastian (1992), Bunga Kehidupan (1994), Biarlah Aku Pergi (1994), dan Kendali Dendam (1995).
Row, then God Bless issued a number of record albums such as Semut Hitam (1988), Raksasa(1989), The Story of God Bless (1990), 18 Greatest Hits of God Bless (1992), and Apa Kabar (1997).
In addition to frequent concerts in many cities in the country, Ahmad Albar also briefly held a concert abroad. On February 7, 2004 as he performed in Kuala Lumpur with God Bless enliven the anniversary of Malaysia's rock group Search.
After the concert, Albar immediately joined by 11 young singers Ambassador (Sheila on 7), Armand Maulana (Gigi), Fadly (Padi), Kikan (Chocolate), Andi (/ rif), Roy (Boomerang), Color, Audy, Queen, Rio, and Barry Manilow. Together they sang "RUmah Kita" is taken from the album God Bless "Semut Hitam".