TRAINWRECK from Germany (Aachen, Bremen, Göttingen) is a DIY punk/hardcore/screamo band and consists of actual and former members of Eaves, Glasses, the 244GL and Engrave. They started rehearsing in October 2005. Since then they have released a couple of records, their latest LP in July 2009 and a new EP in June 2011. They’ve played five European, one UK, one Japan and two US tours in the last couple of years.
releases so far:
- 2006: 12” / CD [YSKALNARI]
- 2006: EMO APOCALYPSE Compilation 12 Inch [REACT WITH PROTEST]
- 2006: VIVA LA VIE 3 Compilation CD [HEART ON FIRE RECORDS]
- 2007: SPLIT CD / LP with Comadre [REACT WITH PROTEST, HEART ON FIRE, BLOODTOWN]
- 2008: SPLIT LP with Ghostlimb, Perth Express, Zann [ADAGIO830]
- 2009: ”Of Concrete Canyons And Inner Wastelands” LP [ADAGIO830]
- 2011: ”If there’s light it will find you” EP (CD/LP) Release JUNE 2011 [ROCKSTARRECORDS, VITRIOL]
Martin: Bass (until 2009)
Ralph (from Planks): Bass (until 2010)
Trainwreck is an American rock band, a project of Kyle Gass’s (of Tenacious D) alter-ego, “Klip Calhoun”. The band is described as being part of Tenacious D’s family, in that Gass, Konesky and Spiker all play for Tenacious D. In addition, Jason Reed has also played a fundamental role in Tenacious D’s 2006-07 Tour. Throughout the majority of the film Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny, Gass wears a Trainwreck T-shirt.
Gass started Trainwreck when he was asked to open for Page McConnell’s band Vida Blue. In December 2001, Tenacious D played a concert with Weezer and Jimmy Eat World in Value City Arena, where Kyle Gass befriended Erin Robinson, who described herself as a “huge D fan.” In 2002, Gass asked her to recruit musicians for the “Trainwreck sideproject” so she found bandmates and friends John Spiker and John Konesky.
The band started playing live in 2003 and recorded Trainwreck Live a live album in Los Angeles in 2004 with Gass and John King of the Dust Brothers producing. The album was released in December 2004 through Sony Music. Trainwreck has toured America supporting the Reverend Horton Heat and the Supersuckers.
The band is recording its first studio album with King and Gass coproducing. It is also negotiating with television networks to record a pilot TV show. Gass has said that the album will be produced by 2009 “for sure”.
Klip Calhoun (Kyle Gass) - guitar, vocals
Daryl Lee Donald (Jason Reed) - vocals, percussions
John Bartholomew Shredman (John Konesky) - electric guitar
Boy Johnny (John Spiker) - bass, vocals
Dallas St. Bernard (Nate Rothacker) - drums
Lance Branson (Chris D’Arienzo) - keyboard, vocals
Kenny Bob Thornton (Kevin Weisman) - drums
2006: Trainwreck - The EP
2008: The Wreckoning
2004: Trainwreck Live
Trainwreck are an Australian metal/hardcore band formed in 2008. They have released a free self titled EP and a split EP with five bands from 5 countries. They have toured Australia extensively and supported many premier metal bands from around the world.
Edited by DanielWasTaken on 12 Jan 2012, 10:33
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