Hammerhead (band)

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Hammerhead
Origin Fargo, North Dakota, Minneapolis, United States
Genres Noise rock
Years active 1990-1996, 2010-present
Labels Amphetamine Reptile,
Members Paul Erickson
Jeff Mooridian Jr.
Paul Sanders
Past members Kat Bjelland

Hammerhead was a Minneapolis based noise rock band active in the early 1990s. Members went on to form the band Vaz.

History[edit]

Hammerhead was formed in Fargo, North Dakota in the early 1990s, with members Paul Erickson, Jeff Mooridian Jr. and Paul Sanders, later moving to Minneapolis.[1] The band released extensively through Amphetamine Reptile Records. Their major breakthrough album Duh the Big City[2][3] garnering them critical acclaim, however after its release Paul Sanders left the group. The remaining members went on to form Vaz after experimenting with other line-ups.[4][5]

In 2010 the band reunited and released an EP of new material, Memory Hole EP, the following year.[6]

Discography[edit]

Full Discography including 7" and splits [7]

Albums[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • Peep 7" (Amphetamine Reptile Records, 1991, scale 42) picture disc, research and development series
  • Load King 7" (Amphetamine Reptile Records, 1992, scale 46) tour only
  • Evil Twin 10" (Amphetamine Reptile Records, 1993, scale 61) tour only
  • Earth I Won't Miss 7" (Amphetamine Reptile Records, year ?, scale 70) tour only

Splits[edit]

  • split 7 (OXO Records, 1993, OXO 008)
  • Porn No. 1 7" (Amphetamine Reptile Records, 1995, scale 72)

EPs[edit]

  • Evil Twin 10"/MCD (Amphetamine Reptile Records, 1993, ARR 47/306,amrep 024)
  • Memory Hole EP (Amphetamine Reptile Records, 2011) tour and digital release

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hammerhead reunited for AmRep Anniversay & a NYC show". Brooklyn Vegan. June 23, 2010. Retrieved September 14, 2010. 
  2. ^ Publicado por jistonboy (February 26, 2004). "Saturno es aburrido: Hammerhead - Duh, The Big City (1996)". Saturnoesaburrido.blogspot.com. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Hammerhead - Duh, the Big City CD Album MP3". Cduniverse.com. January 28, 2001. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Vaz". I Heart Noise. November 4, 2008. Retrieved September 14, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Almost 15 years later Hammerhead returns". High Plains Reader. August 2010. Retrieved September 14, 2010. 
  6. ^ [1][dead link]
  7. ^ "AmRep Discography (chronological)". Amphetaminereptile.com. Retrieved June 8, 2013.