Deep Space, Distant Future!
Band Name: Drunken Gunmen
Release: Deep Space, Distant Future
Snikkel, Epnymous Bosch
Location: Southern Sydney, NSW
Genre: Space Rock/Electronica
"Drunken Gunmen" continue to be one of the
most influential acts on the planet. From their early prog-rock recordings, such
as "Hyperbolic Spheres of Pain" and "Inevitable Mass"
through to the white noise of "Fractal Parsecs", the
"Gunmen" have astounded and disturbed.
Legendary producer Martin St James still recalls the "Fractal"
sessions, which consisted of hours of binary code rendered on a melodica.
"Phil [Glass] resigned from the project, citing 'artistic differences'.
Fact was, he couldn't keep rhythm or play a freaking note."
The same year, Kenny Loggins was rendered limbless by a pipe-bomb as he left his
Hollywood home to audition for the "Gunmen". Similarly, both Alan
Parsons and Todd Rundgren died in bizarre food processor accidents shortly after
sending their resumes to "Gunmen" management.
Some speak of the "Gunmen" curse. However video evidence has proven it
was a stray smoke-bomb during the traditional pyro-technic finale of "Hey
Buddha" which caused the ultimate tragedy of their 1993 Waco concert for
the fine troops of the A,T & F. Current manager Charlton Heston bluntly puts
it : "Don't freak with my boys".
So the "Gunmen" continue to push back the envelope of art and misery.
Recent live shows have been played entirely with the use of prosthetic limbs.
Recording studios have been shunned, preferring instead to work with diesel
generators in abandoned asbestos mines. Says original Gunman GEK : "Hate Is