The Hentchmen

Genres: Pop / Rock
Tags: garage rock detroit garage punk indie rock garage Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1990s 2000s
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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 1994’s … Ultra Hentch and 1995’s Campus Party. In addition to their music, the Hentchmen’s 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,...

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