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Gregor Samsa


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There are at least three bands that go by this name:

1. The US , band are originally from Richmond, Virginia, and now based in Brooklyn. They formed in 2000, took their name from writer Franz Kafka - author of the short story The Metamorphosis. The current members are Champ Bennett, Nikki King, Billy Bennett, Jeremiah Klinger, Cory Bise, Toby Driver and Mia Matsumiya. After the release of two EPs, Gregor Samsa and 27:36, and two splits with The Silent Type and Red Sparowes, Gregor Samsa delivered their much anticipated debut full-length 55:12, composed of eight songs submerged in dreamy, multi-layered post-rock atmospherics. In their next album, Gregor Samsa took a new approach to composition, both in process and instrumentation. The result was Rest, released in May of 2008 on Kora Records (US) and own records (Europe).

2. There is also a funk-rock band from Prague, Czech Republic called Gregor Samsa. All of the members are Hungarians from Slovakia, and the lyrics are sung in Hungarian.

3. This is also the name of a Japanese industrial band from Tokyo.


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  • mydeerhunter

    please come back :(

    26 Oct 3:06pm Reply
  • Aki_Kato

    Hi! listen and download my new albums here: atmospheric metal, experimental

    2 Oct 10:52am Reply
  • AoiTsuki

    It's time to reappear.

    12 Aug 12:22am Reply
  • PetitSagittaire

    I miss you..

    15 Jun 5:20pm Reply
  • sumliennie

    Приятная, прозрачная, медленная, красивая и слегка грустная музыка. И хорошо, что ничего общего с Кафкой, кроме названия, в этой музыке нет.

    9 May 5:15pm Reply
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    6 Apr 9:49pm Reply
  • lethalimpulse

    doesn't look like they've been up to much lately... shame :(

    1 Apr 3:07am Reply
  • jaapnac

    "As Gregor Samsa awoke one morning from uneasy dreams he found himself transformed in his bed into a gigantic insect." Beautiful music, Even Numbers is incredible.

    23 Mar 1:08am Reply
  • ShmapnShmazz

    Does this band still play?

    16 Mar 8:19am Reply
  • werlave

    It seems like I've just discovered my new favourite band.

    11 Mar 4:34pm Reply
  • low_owl

    you are beautiful \\ in ways you'll never know \\ and in ways you'll never show \\ the light is in me. still waiting.

    27 Feb 8:55pm Reply
  • youmeatsexx

    I love you

    15 Jan 1:53am Reply
  • LumenObscurum

    WHEN will I see them live?

    10 Jan 9:42pm Reply
  • skullcrack

    Anyone know any songs similar to We'll Lean That Way Forever? I've been searching for months, but nothing comes close.

    9 Jan 10:54am Reply
  • ShmapnShmazz

    lessening is 2 much

    20 Dec 2013 Reply
  • JloveA307

    Soooo... Is this band dead?

    9 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Arthur_Dent_42

    i miss you [4] someone have to say this again. I'm patiently waiting, hoping for new music. One day. [4]

    27 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Lucyfier

    You can not compare slowdive with gregor samsa. Both are excellent!! [2]

    25 Aug 2013 Reply
  • Paneska-LP

    This band has so many good songs that I can mark as favorite all of them.

    6 Aug 2013 Reply
  • jacco_macacco

    I probably listen to the two songs off the Red Sparowes split more than anything else they've done, it's a devastatingly emotional 14 minutes of music. Brilliant band.

    6 Aug 2013 Reply
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