Liputan6.com, Jakarta: "Without them, we are nothing," the phrase we often hear when the star was asked about the fans mean to them. And it looks like it applies to the return NOAH fly thanks to the support his fans are so great.
This time, we will invite you for a moment to get acquainted with the 'secret army' Ariel always been at the forefront in supporting the stretcher idol.
Echoes Companion - the name for their fans - began to bloom heard when the band consisted of Ariel (vocals), Uki (guitar), Lukman (guitar), David (Keyboard), and Reza (drums) are performed to bring the second single titled Companions.
SIngle which is the second song after a dream Perfect indirectly also marked the birth of Sky Garden album in 2003 ago.
Since then, the number of high rises were followed Companions popularity Peterpan - the first name NOAH -. And the peak occurs when Ariel cs out the album Stars In Heaven album that became one of the highest in Indonesia with total sales reaching 3 million pieces.
Interestingly, recent Companion community Peterpan have unique names depending on their respective regions. call it an example Metropanerz in Jakarta, Feather Friends Community cancun, Joggpers in Jogjakarta, Macspaners in Makassar, and much more.
Although it had experienced a split in late 2006, it did not at all able to make the band faded. In fact, Peter was even more iconic in the Indonesian music industry by the number of fans who are so loyal and large.
Heroic story was finally occurred in mid-May 2010 when the frontman ago, Ariel must deal with the police due to the case that happened.
Scandals make encountered Ariel Peterpan forced to step down from his throne. And not only that, cemohan and very heavy discrimination from the wider community is also no doubt make this band must be the lowest dititik in their career.
However, this does not apply to the Companions Peterpan.
Seemed to not want to give up the event when it was happening. the companions to survive and show their support. In fact, the Criminal Investigation to Kebonwaru did not escape from the 'singing' in demanding their freedom Vocalist Sang. They did not hesitate to follow verbal and CBOs dealing with a different understanding of the condition.
Remarkably, Companions also extends support to various regions in Indonesia. Tribute concert titled From Friend to Friend and birth Other Sound album also successfully proved that the band is not over yet.
The mission of this struggle was over after Ariel declared parole on 23 July 2012 ago. With albums like should and NOAH who was asked to name their new identity, Ariel along with the other personnel had managed to return to the throne that once was taken off.
Some observers have found musical success achieved NOAH two could not be separated from the role of best friend who has always been a second breath for Ariel and friends.
NOAH apparently well aware of it. So no wonder if Ariel always praise the Sahaba every onstage.
"You Extraordinary," cried Ariel almost every concert. (FEB)