Aleš Brichta was born in 1959 in Prague. He had played in many bands - Kentaur, Projektil, apad. In 1982 was formed a legend called Arakain. Besides singing, composing and writing lyrics for Arakain, Brichta acted as their manager and in early years of bands existence also as guitarist and bass guitarist. He had to put on with all antipathy and censorship brought by the communistic regime which wasn't willing to accept most of stuff related to heavy metal and such stuff. Aleš Brichta became a kind of patron of all czechoslovak metal/hard rock fans then.