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Norwegian appliance rock ROCKS!
Have you ever had a friend email you a link to something on YouTube that just blows your mind and you wonder how they managed to stumble across it?
One of my friends did that to me, and what they introduced me to was HURRA TORPEDO. Please allow me to share my experience of Norwegian appliance rock with you!
"Total Eclipse of the Heart" performed live by Hurra Torpedo
This is how I first heard this band, and I want to share this video with you, so that your first experience is like what mine was. Yes, it's the "Total Eclipse of the Heart" that you remember from the 1980s, which was originally done by Bonnie Tyler. This version has more of a metal edge to it. Literally...
More Hurra Torpedo
Here are some orignal songs by Hurra Torpedo, and a few other covers. Remember Simple Minds' "All the Things She Said?"
HurraTorpedo Official Web Sites
- Hurra Torpedo - The Official Site
Hurra Torpedo is the world's leading kitchen appliance rock group. Since 1993 they have played for full houses all over their native Norway with their eclectic mixture of cover tunes and original material.
- HurraTorpedo on MySpace
Aslag Guttormsgaard - Guitar & vocals on the originals. Kristopher Schau - Appliances and grunting. Egil Hegerberg = Bass on the originals, Guitar and vocals on the covers.
- Hurra Torpedo | Facebook
Welcome to the Facebook Community Page about Hurra Torpedo, a collection of shared knowledge concerning Hurra Torpedo.
Get HURRA TOREPDO Songs
Here are some MP3 downloads of Hurra Torpedo songs and one of their albums.
The HT guys also play in other bands, such as
- THE CUMSHOTS
During the final months of the last century something had to be done. All the fun seemed to have vanished from the metal scene, and Norway looked to be the "ground zero" of pure metal idiocy. By God we were a nation of pathetic, underfed nitwits. Eve
- Black Debbath
Welcome to the home of the heaviest rock band in the world. * Lars LÃ¸nning - vocals, guitar * Aslag Guttormsgaard - guitar, vocals * Egil Hegerberg - bass, vocals * Ole Petter Andreassen - drums
The Ultimate Stove
Watch as the guys from Hurra Torpedo find a stove in a junkyard with a Norwegian brandname that means "Norway." It's the Ultimate Hurra Torpedo stove! Seriously, this is a reality show moment, only it's just reality and not a show.
Get Deeper into HURRA TORPEDO
Listen to some interviews and more with those track-suit-wearing, appliance-pounding Norwegians.