Blod, snått & juling (Blood, Snot & Beating) was a Norwegian folk rock group. The band consisted of Janove Ottesen and Geir Zahl, childhood friends born and raised in Bryne, Rogaland, Norway. This was the duo's first project whose material is known to have been recorded; they would often pitch new song ideas to each other in the form of acoustic demos recorded on 8-track tapes.
The Rezillos meets Frank Zappa meets the Sparks, meets the Tubes meets B-52s meets Devo, meets..- Elvin Friendly is all about energy, insanity and creativity. Four men wearing marching band uniforms and two women dressed in baton twirling costumes mix up a cocktail of punk rock, pop and art music, with a tasty and truly original flavour.
Brut Boogaloo plays classic rock, focusing on solid material performed with passion and soul. The band was formed in Oslo in the late nineties and released the EP "Do the Boogaloo" in 2001, causing the critics to use superlatives seldom seen in connection with Norwegian bands.
There are 4 artists sharing this page: 1) The Cheaters are a garage rock trio from Oslo, Norway. 2) The Cheaters are an American rock band from Maryland. 3) The Cheaters were an 80s power pop band from the UK. 4.) 'The Cheaters' are a blues-rock based band, based in Newcastle -UK. In existence since 2003.
Christer Knutsen is an artist from Norway. As a solo artist, Knutsen has released two albums; Would You Please Welcome (2005) and Grand Hotel (2006). With his new band "The Sacred Hearts" he released the album "Now Breathe" in 2009 Knutsen also plays with Tumbleweed, Uncle Deadly, Zahl and Sivert Høyem.
The Grand is a power-quartet from Oslo, Norway that plays "dirty and razor-sharp, but still highly psychedelic and eclectic" music. In 2007, they released an EP in and an eponymous LP and are currently recording their next album.
So the rumours about those lurking Norwegians turned out to be true. There IS actually a bunch of guys who are crazy enough to play the swinging surf-sounds that were so familiar on the Southern Californian ballrooms in 1963. With crashing drums, thumping bass-sounds and reverb-drowned guitars the ever-growing band of the Mobsmen find their way in the shady streets of Oslo, Norway.