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Swans

Swans are an influential American post-punk band initially active from 1982 to 1997, led by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalistMichaelGira. The band is noted for its droning vocals and strange instrumentation. On January, 2010,MichaelGira begun workingonnew materialfor theband and it officially reformed with mostly the same line-up, excludingfemalevocalist Jarboe, who chose to work onherindividual career.

http://swans.bandcamp.co.

The band gained a great deal of recognition long after theirdisbanding-and-reformation, partly due to the unexpectedpopulari ...read more

Swans are an influential American post-punk band initially active from 1982 to 1997, led by singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalistMichaelGira. The band is noted for its droning vocals and strange instrumentation. On January, 2010,MichaelGira begun workingonnew materialfor theband and it officially reformed with mostly the same line-up, excludingfemalevocalist Jarboe, who chose to work onherindividual career.

http://swans.bandcamp.co.

The band gained a great deal of recognition long after theirdisbanding-and-reformation, partly due to the unexpectedpopularitypeakobtainedwiththe release of 2012's "The Seer".Despite the band members dismissing being or ever being a part of themetal scene,the band'sbroody,darkatmosphere hasproven extremely influential to many extreme metal bands, and are oftenseen a pioneers of severalscenes, suchastheslow,depressing post-rock (That would later become much more popular in thehands of Godspeed You! Black Emperor). « hide

Similar Bands: The Angels Of Light, Jarboe, Fire! Orchestra, World Of Skin, The Fatima Mansions

LPs
The Glowing Man
2016

3.8
341 Votes
To Be Kind
2014

4.1
1,136 Votes
The Seer
08/27/2012

4.2
1,439 Votes
My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky
2010

3.7
600 Votes
Soundtracks for the Blind
1996

4.5
913 Votes
The Great Annihilator
1995

4.1
569 Votes
Love of Life
1992

3.7
262 Votes
White Light From the Mouth of Infinity
1991

4.2
549 Votes
The Burning World
1989

3.2
288 Votes
Children of God
1987

4.3
677 Votes
Holy Money
1986

3.6
292 Votes
Greed
1985

3.3
280 Votes
Cop
1984

3.7
390 Votes
Filth
1983

3.9
718 Votes
EPs
Oxygen
2014

3.2
19 Votes
Die Tur ist zu
1996

4.2
28 Votes
Love Will Tear Us Apart
1988

3.3
39 Votes
Young God
1984

3.7
91 Votes
Swans
1982

3.5
69 Votes
Live Albums
The Gate
2015

3.9
17 Votes
Not Here / Not Now
10/14/2013

4.2
31 Votes
We Rose from Your Bed with the Sun in Our Head
02/02/2012

4.1
33 Votes
Swans Are Dead
1998

4.6
107 Votes
Kill the Child: 1985/1986/1987 Live
1995

4
10 Votes
Real Love
1992

3.4
8 Votes
Omniscience
1992

3.5
12 Votes
Anonymous Bodies in an Empty Room
1990

3.4
18 Votes
Feel Good Now
1987

3.7
23 Votes
Public Castration Is a Good Idea
1986

4.1
111 Votes
Compilations
Various Failures
1999

4.1
37 Votes
Body To Body, Job To Job
1991

3.7
40 Votes

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