|Genres:||Pop / Rock|
|Tags:||garage rock detroit garage punk indie rock garage|
Although bands such as the White Stripes and the Hives got the majority of the credit for leading the garage rock revival in the early twenty-first century, quite a few other outfits were specializing in the same approach beforehand, such as the Detroit, Michigan, USA-based the Hentchmen. The band formed in October 1992 and the founding duo of Johnny Volare (vocals/organ) and Tim V. Eight (guitar) welcomed Chris Handyside (drums) into their ranks shortly thereafter. Almost immediately, the trio built a solid local following and attracted the interest of New York indie label Norton, which released 1994s Ultra Hentch and 1995s Campus Party. In addition to their music, the Hentchmens image was attracting accolades, as the band received the honour of being included in a Cute Bands Alert 97 list in the US teenybopper magazine, Seventeen. With new drummer Mike Audi on board, the Hentchmen issued two more recordings,...