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After an interminable wait, > Greater Than's latest album The Recidivist is finished and available for purchase at your favorite digital music provider, as well as in our nifty new SCREWY BASTARDS RECORD STORE! FIVE WHOLE DOLLARS off your first purchase, see store for details. Other news: The long-awaited Karee Karau EP Weltschmerz is finished and just needs an album cover, we are probably looking at a February release on this. As a teaser, we have made available in our archive section a recently unearthed Karee Karau improv called Angespannte, recorded at some indeterminate time in the distant past, as well as some fresh cuts from the archive of a timely nature, including a live-in-studio rough performance of part 1 of The Recidivist, and just in time for Election Day aka The End Of The World, an Infernal Garage track from November 3rd 2012 Scrapegoat's Bleat...just remember to leave the Scrapegoat alone and GET OUT THERE AND VOTE! Also, check out our most recently released video Garage Collage. Be careful out there, stay safe from the virus and the rampant insanity, thanks for visiting and listening!
> GREATER THAN
This album was built from part of our 2005 improv cycle (similarly to THINGS ARE REALLY GOOD AS THEY REALLY SHOULD BE), and features our mini rock opera The Recidivist, about a desperate man on the run from the police, himself, and film typecasting. Includes four bonus tracks.
Release date November 2nd 2020
we have recorded under various names and guises and with various people over the years
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KRICH plays guitar very loudly and sings strange words, occasionally emitting bizarre sounds and channeling an odd assortment of characters.
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TRIPPO also plays guitar loudly and sings strange words, also emitting bizarre sounds and maniacal laughter at inappropriate times. Can also be seen huddled over various pieces of equipment and muttering.
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KLAUS is the frontman and synth programmer of the group, and is somewhat moody and suffers from crippling weltschmerz.
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STEFAN is the main synth programmer of the group, and is also somewhat moody and also suffers from crippling weltschmerz.
RANDY AKIN aka BILLY SWEETPENIS has been doing volunteer work for Screwy Bastards since the beginning, when he recorded some blistering guitar solos for > Greater Than's Did You Know Something About The Bloodletting? from HIP EPONYMOUS. He also appears on several recordings with INFERNAL GARAGE and TRIPPO MARX.
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FUNKMOTOR plays drums and bass and writes songs about Jesus and The Devil. Plays louder than KRICH & TRIPPO combined.
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KRICH plays guitar very loudly and occasionally peels the paint off the walls with his gnarly tones.
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TRIPPO also plays guitar loudly and occasionally tears the bumpers off of trucks with his bare teeth.
THE SCRAPEGOAT plays bass. Sort of. Mostly he bleats. He has written two songs so far, both excellent. Leave him alone, though. Seriously.
MRS. DR. FUNKMOTOR sings lead and backing vocals and makes kickass margaritas.
MR. DRUMBOT plays drums and writes songs about burning, black rain and war.
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