"Official birthday" of this (originally) sympho-rock band is February 20th, 1988 - the day they released their first official album, "Vtoroj Front". Members of the band - Vadim Samoylov, Gleb Samoilov, Alexandr Kozlov and Petr Mai - originally got together sometime around 1985, within the walls of the Ural Polytechnic Institute.
On March 1st 2001 Alexandr Kozlov - the keyboard player, composer, and author of almost all of the band's hits, passed away. Since then the band has decided to perform as a trio.
Agatha Christie (Russian: Агата Кристи) was a Soviet and Russian rock band, one of the most popular in the country in the middle and in the second half of the 1990s. Founded in 1985 in Sverdlovsk.
Officially, however, the history of the group is counted from the concert February 20, 1988.
After the collapse of Agatha Christie in 2010, the former lead singer Gleb Samoylov, together with keyboardist Konstantin Bekrev and drummer Dmitry Khakimov created the group The Matrixx.