Age of Illusion

Illusion is a Polish heavy metal band formed in 1992. Given that I was 10 at the time, and that I left Poland to live in the States just two years later, I never listened to Polish metal, nor have I ever heard of a band called Illusion. Until I met my wife. At the…

Dżem – Polish Jammin’

Dżem in Polish means jam, as in blueberry jam, and is pronounced exactly the same. In 1973 a band calling themselves “Jam” from the English meaning “jam sessions” was due to play a concert but the organizer mistakenly used a Polish spelling of the word and thus Dżem was born. Forty years later Dżem is Poland’s most famous…