Related Information for Alas There are 4 bands with the name Alas.(1) Alas is the brainchild of Erik Rutan (Morbid Angel, Hate Eternal), and has released one album, Absolute Purity as of this writing (in addition to a split and a demo). The vocals are provided by Martina Hornbacher-Astner.(2) The Argentinian band combined elements of progressive rock like Emerson, Lake & Palmer with fusion along the lines of Return to Forever. There are also tinges of Argentinian music, especially Astor Piazzolla. They rel.. read more