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Swans


Country: USA
Label: Young God Records

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Formed in: 1982
Broke up: 1997-2010, 2017-2019

1982 Post-punk
1982-1986 Industrial
1983-1987 Noise rock
1987-1997 Post-punk
1989-1992 Neofolk
1996- Post-rock
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Line-up

1982-  Michael Gira - vocals, guitars
1983-1995  Norman Westberg - guitars
› 2010-  -//-
1988-1991  Christoph "Kristof" Hahn - guitars
› 2010-  -//-
1995-1996  Larry Mullins - drums, mellotron, percussion
› 2019-  -//-
1995-1997  Phil Puleo - drums, percussion
› 2010-  -//-
2010-  Christopher Pravdica - bass
2010-2016  Thor Harris - drums, keyboards, percussion, vibraphone
› 2019-  -//-
2016-  Paul Wallfisch - keyboards
2019-  Yoyo Röhm - bass, keyboards
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1982  Bob Pezzola  - guitars
1982  Daniel Galli-Duani  - saxophone
1982  Thurston Joseph Moore - bass
1982  Jon Tessler  - bass
1982  Mojo - drums, tape loops
1982  Dan Braun  - bass
1982-1983  Jonathan Kane - drums
1983-1984  Roli Mosimann - drums
1983-1985  Harry Crosby - bass
1985-1986  Ronaldo Gonzalez - drums
1985-1987  Ted Parsons - drums
1985-1997  Jarboe - keyboards, piano, vocals
1986-1995  Algis Kizys - bass
1988  Sami Kumpulainen - bass
1990-1997  Clint Steele - guitars
1991  Jenny Wade - bass
1992  Vincent "Vinnie" Signorelli - drums
1995-1997  Bill Bronson  - bass
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2020-  Dana Schechter - bass, guitars, keyboards
2020-  Ben Frost - guitars, mellotron, synthesizers
2012  Jarboe - vocals

Discography

1982 Swans [EP] 7.5
1984 Young God [EP] 8.2
1986 A Screw [EP] 8
1988 Love Will Tear Us Apart [EP] 8
1996 Die Tür Ist Zu [EP] 7.7
2014 Oxygen [EP]
1986 Public Castration Is A Good Idea [Live] 9
1986 Time Is Money (Bastard) [Single] 9
1987 New Mind [Single]
1988 Feel Good Now [Live] 7
1989 Saved [Single]
1989 Can't Find My Way Home [Single]
1990 Anonymous Bodies In An Empty Room [Live]
1991 Body To Body, Job To Job [Compilation] 7.3
1992 Real Love [Live]
1992 Omniscience [Live] 8
1992 Love Of Life / Amnesia [Single]
1994 Celebrity Lifestyle · Mother / Father [Single]
1995 Kill The Child [Live]
1996 Failure / Animus [Single]
1997 I Am The Sun [Live]
1998 Swans Are Dead [Live] 9.3
1999 Various Failures [Compilation] 8
2003 Forever Burned [Compilation]
2012 We Rose From Your Bed With The Sun In Our Head [Live]
2013 Not Here, Not Now [Live]
2014 A Little God In My Hands [Single]
2014 Oxygen [Single]
2015 Screen Shot [Single]
2015 The Gate [Live]
2017 Deliquescence [Live]
2017 Mind / Body / Light / Sound [Single]
2019 What Is This? [Demo]

Latest reviews

Are Swans dead? Yes and no. But Michael Gira is alive!   Review by RaduP ››

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