"Motorpsycho" is a band from Trondheim, Norway. Their music can generally be defined as psychedelic rock, but they also mix in elements from metal, jazz, rock, pop and many other musical styles. The members of the band are Bent Sæther (bass/vocals) and Hans Magnus "Snah" Ryan (guitar/vocals) Until March 2005, Håkon Gebhardt (drums) was also an integral part of the band. A press release concerning his departure is published at the http://motorpsycho.fix.no/thisis/trivia/presseskriv.txt unofficial homepage.
Formed in the late eighties as an alternative metal band, Motorpsycho soon developed a unique blend of grunge, heavy metal and indierock, as well as incorporating the sonic noise experiments of associated member Deathprod. The hugely ambitious, progressive double album "Demon Box" (1993) followed a series of low-profile EPs and albums, earning the band a nomination for a Norwegian Grammy, and secured a loyal following in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands as well as in Scandinavia.
The nineties was an extremely productive era for the band, releasing new material almost every year, and enjoying critical acclaim for each album - if not the massive sales the music press...
|music genre||Hard Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Jam band, Progressive Rock, Alternative metal, Country rock, Jazz fusion|
|current members|| Hans Magnus Ryan|