Although a British band, Nektar found their greatest fame in Germany The also attained cult-status in the US - particularly on the east-coast. Nektar toured with a large production set because they usually had an immense multi-media light show to compliment their performances. Most of their recordings were theme based.
Roye Albrighton left Nektar to play in the fusion group Snowball (joining up with Passport alums Curt Cress and Kristian Schulze. and David King (The United Jazz+Rock Ensemble). Roye passed on 27 Jul 2016 at the age of 67.
Alan "Taff" Freeman was an early member of the German band Message.