Klinger (band)

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Klinger
Genres rock
Years active 1996–2003, 2014+
Past members Dave Rogers
Shayne Adam
Ben Birchall
Darren Vlah
Heath Bernhardt
Glenn Arnup

Klinger are a rock band from Melbourne, Victoria named after a character from M*A*S*H.[1] Their "Sayonara Anyway" / "Ben Lee" single reached #22 on the ARIA Alternative singles chart.[2] They had two songs in Triple J's Hottest 100 in 2000.[3] They supported Green Day, Unwritten Law and Everclear and toured nationally.[4][5][6] The band were one of several dozen to appear in the TISM music video "Thunderbirds Are Coming Out" [7]

Klinger played their first show of over 10 years at the Northcote Social Club in Melbourne on Australia Day 2014.

Discography[edit]

Album[edit]

  • Shooting for the Chorus (2014)

EPs[edit]

  • No Manners, Nice Trousers (1996)
  • I Like Your Spirit Kid (1997)
  • Grimshaw Street (2000)

Singles[edit]

  • "Sayonara Anyway" / "Ben Lee" (2000) - Shock[8]
  • "Acne & Peroxide" / "Geography" (2002)

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Age, 27 September 1996, "Klinging For Dear Life" by Elissa Blake
  2. ^ The ARIA Report, Issue 569
  3. ^ Adelaide Advertiser, 27 January 2001, "Powderfinger wins rock fans' top vote"
  4. ^ The Age August 10, 2007 Ben makes a correction by Andrew Murfett
  5. ^ The Age December 24, 2004 Memories cling by Andrew Murfett
  6. ^ Cairns Post, 30 March 2001, "Just having fun." by Nick Coppack
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ Adelaide Advertiser, 28 December 2000, 3/5 stars review by Michael Duffy