Artist info

Genre

Rock, Metal


Sounds like

Faith no more, Black Sabbath


band members

Gerant Johnston - vocals Paul McIntyre - guitar Tim Clack - bass Cal Blackman - drums


Influences

Blood duster, Faith no more


Bio

With an entertainment value second to none, Schlauncher have stunned the East Coast of Australia with their unique wall of sound for six consecutive years. While their live show and stage presence leave all for dead, their recordings offer a rare moment of calm where one can consume the solid rock outfit’s musical conquests without the obscure theatrics that have made Schlauncher the band to see and talk about. Quotes Simon Wooldridge – Rolling Stone: For those who reckon QOTSA turned their back on the roots of stoner rock – then f**k it – anyone else who likes their metal prepare to be disturbed and yet entertained. Matt Reekie – BLUNT Magazine: Schlauncher are “The Dawn of the Dead of Rock!” Steve Anderson – DRUM MEDIA: Newcastle’s Schlauncher – well they’re quite the hoot. Special mention has gotta go out to front-dude. I’ve witnessed some suspect stage moves in my time, but his flaying himself has to be seen to be believed... "So uncool they're way cool." Michael Gadd – The Newcastle Herald: The lads from Schlauncher have given the bloated Newcastle rock scene a kick in the backside since forming… Their hot, heavy and theatrical live shows have earned them a loyal following.

Review

drillbit

11 Jan 2007

50

I, like schlauncher, also don't need the words of men with odourless turds. A good heavy rocker with some nice yelling and screaming, but not enough to be called a "screamo boy" schlauncher rules balls. fuck.

I, like schlauncher, also don't need the words of men with odourless turds. A good heavy rocker with some nice yelling and screaming, but not enough to be called a "screamo boy" schlauncher rules balls. fuck.

Review

gypsy

23 Aug 2006

50

These guys blew my mind when I saw them live.The singer keeps you watching them with his teddy bear cuteness and strange onstage antics that you can never predict.The guitarist is just an all out metal freak who doesn't stop and I love the bass players poses that remind me of the band KISS.They sounded awesome live and I can't wait to watch them again.

These guys blew my mind when I saw them live.The singer keeps you watching them with his teddy bear cuteness and strange onstage antics that you can never predict.The guitarist is just an all out metal freak who doesn't stop and I love the bass players poses that remind me of the band KISS.They sounded awesome live and I can't wait to watch them again.

Review

CASTRO!

28 Aug 2006

50

Without a doubt, SCHLAUNCHER are the most kick-arse live band you will just about ever see. Gerant is the most intense, energetic, and talented frontman since Patton, despite a back completely fucked from years of abuse he still manages to gyrate like a freak night after night. Do yourself a favour and go watch SCHLAUNCHER as soon as possible. While you're there grab yourself a copy of �...

Without a doubt, SCHLAUNCHER are the most kick-arse live band you will just about ever see. Gerant is the most intense, energetic, and talented frontman since Patton, despite a back completely fucked from years of abuse he still manages to gyrate like a freak night after night. Do yourself a favour and go watch SCHLAUNCHER as soon as possible. While you're there grab yourself a copy of 'Finest Beautiful Invincible' and prepare for the best goddamn rock album you've heard in years and years. A welcome relief from the Hordes of Emos and super-trendy retro tools.

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