"Legion" – a Russian rock band playing in the genre of heavy metal. Founded in 1981 1 was one of the first hard rock bands in the USSR. The founder of the group – Oleg Tsarev. The group disbanded in 1990 and was revived three years later, Alexei Bulgakov, who is in her main songwriter and vocalist. The group took part in the concerts of Christian rock and was published in the respective collections. The first group – Alexei Bulgakov (vocals), Alexander Tsvetkov (guitar), Oleg Tsarev (bass), Sergei Komarov (drums).
Tsvetkov Alexei Chernyshov soon changed. Since 1981, the band successfully toured the Soviet Union and has released two magnitoalboma "Battle" and "Apocalypse" theme which were mainly the battle, battle, war. In 1990, the "Legion" has broken up, and soon passed away and Sergey Komarov Oleg Tsarev. In 1993, Bulgakov resumed activities as part of the Legion: Alexei Bulgakov (vocals), Yuri Kryukov (Guitar), Stas Kozlov (bass), Konstantin Fedotov (drums). In 1995, Bulgakov is tried to place the vocalist in the 'Aria', but the management and label the group returned to the place of Valery Kipelov. Bulgakov reassembles the Legion.
New Legion was released on CD Knights of Cross, written in English. However, the composition completely changed soon: the group returned Chernyshov, Vyacheslav Molchanov come (guitar) and Dmitri Krivenkov (drums). In this composition was recorded album, "Give me a name" (1997). The release of the album followed by further changes in the composition. Molchanov replaced Andrei Golovanov (now both play guitar in the group "Kipelov"). Krivenkov went to a group of "epidemic", he was replaced by Sergei Goran. After this "Legion" has recorded a concept album, "The pendulum of time", dedicated to Russian soldiers of different eras – from the epic heroes to participants in the wars in Afghanistan and Chechnya. In 2004, the label CD-Maximum" group released the album "Element of Fire." In 2005, Bulgakov took part in the project "Artery" Sergey Terentyev (ex-Aria). In 2007, saw the light of a new studio album, Legion – "Myths of antiquity." The central theme of the album – Myths and Legends Ancient Greece.