The Brigade

The Brigade

 Stavanger, Rogaland, NOR
BandRockAmericana

Riding their musical train across the American continent, their lyrics reflect a misanthropic environment where religion and alcohol are the pillars of life. The Brigade lure you in to the darkness and kick you back into the light. Americana, Rock, Country and Southern Gothic in the melting pot.

Biography

Debutalbum “Dead Man´s Gold” out 30th of August 2010 in Scandinavia. International release spring 2011

This band of brothers known as The Brigade saddled up in 2009. The debutalbum is produced by Janove Ottesen from the great Kaizers Orchestra and mixed by Norwegian Grammy winner Yngve Sætre from Duper Studio. In addition to The Brigades own eminent songwriters we find Martin Hagfors (HGH, Homegrown), Jonathan Hall and Østen Bergøy (Tristania) who have all contributed with lyrics.

The Brigade members have years of experience from different bands from Stavanger-area on the south-western coast of Norway.

They have been touring with other projects in the Europe, USA and Scandinavia

Riding their musical train across the American continent their lyrics reflect a misanthropic environment where religion and alcohol are the pillars of life. The Brigade lure you in to the darkness and kick you back into the light.

Some call their music Rock, some Country, Southern Gothic and yet others Americana. Music, lyrics and visuals inspired by Nick Cave, 16 Horsepowers, Wowenhand, Mark Lanegan, Murder By Death, The Doors, Band Of Horses, Cormac McCarthy, James Lee Burke, Donna Tart, Down By Law, Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil, Carnivale and more

The Brigade:
Morten Fiskaa – Vocal (Stonefish Brigade)
Jon Eirik Steinstø – Keyboard, trumpet (Stonefish Brigade)
Kim Nesse – Guitar, banjo, mandolin (Stonefish Brigade, Smallholders)
Dag S. Vagle – Guitar (Helldorado, The Tramps)
Hans A. Wassvik – Bass (Helldorado, The Tramps)
Espen Noreger – Drums (Peltz, The Getaway People)

Discography

She Wouldnt Let Me Drown (single) - May 2010
We All Fall Down (single) - August 2010
Dead Man´s Gold (album) - August 2010

The album is available through iTunes, Amazon, 7 Digital etc. Free streaming at My Space, Soundcloud and LastFM. The debut album was released 30th August in Scandinavia, digitally released worldwide. Physical release Europe spring 2011, rest of the world TBA

Set List

45 - 60 min
Mostly The Brigade originals