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Saxophonist Alex Buess and drummer Knut Remond originated 16-17's turbulent sound in the comparatively sedate surroundings of Basel, Switzerland, in 1983. Sharing fellow country-man H.R. Giger's fascination with suppressed horrors, their primal shock therapy raged against passivity.
16-17 were determined to locate a shared melting point for Extremist Rock, Free Music, and Avant-Garde electronic.

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  • Kinda boring
  • 16-17 is a code that means "Zorn can eat a cock"
  • This has Zorn written all over it, which isn't a bad thing at all...
  • makes me aggressive, in a positive way :)
  • I can get lost in this music. Perfection.
  • not bad, but i prefer God (the JK Flesh & K-Mart project), who do a similar thing
  • fuck yeah
  • That's not saying much. This rocks your mind regardless of the state it's in. And even that is an understatement.
  • this rocks your mind blazed
  • truly a great band

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