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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  Daniel Galli-Duani  - saxophone
1982  Thurston Joseph Moore - bass
1982  Bob Pezzola  - guitars
1982  Jon Tessler  - bass
1982  Dan Braun  - bass
1982  Mojo - drums, tape loops
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
2019  Maria von Hausswolff - backing vocals

Discography

1982 Swans [EP] 7.4
1984 Young God [EP] 8.1
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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Concerts

01.03.2021 GBR, London (1)
02.03.2021 GBR, London (1)
04.03.2021 BEL, Brussels
07.03.2021 FRA, Paris
08.03.2021 GER, Berlin
11.03.2021 SWE, Stockholm
12.03.2021 DEN, Copenhagen
13.03.2021 GER, Hamburg
16.03.2021 POL, Warsaw
17.03.2021 CZE, Prague
19.03.2021 NED, Amsterdam
20.03.2021 GER, Cologne (1)
21.03.2021 ITA, Milan
23.03.2021 RUS, Moscow
23.03.2021 RUS, St. Petersburg
26.03.2021 ESP, Barcelona
27.03.2021 ESP, Madrid
28.03.2021 POR, Porto
10.06.2021 USA, Austin, TX - Oblivion Access Festival 2021