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Schmuck
Schmuck

Schmuck

Meet Schmuck from Clevedon and listen to their tracks. You've gotta watch 'em though - their bassist keeps running off abroad with girls, and their drummer is an internet lothario. Blimey!


Who are Schmuck?

John Green on guitar, Darren Rossiter on vocals, Matt Friendlander on bass, Rob Swindells on drums, and Nick Lawrance on guitar.

Where in Somerset are you from?

Schmuck

Clevedon

When did you form?

2005

How did you get together?

Ad on a web site.

How would you describe your music?

Rocky, melodic, passionate, inventive, compelling.

How did the band gets its name?

No idea

Who are your musical influences?

PJ Harvey, The Police, Led Zep.

What is your most memorable gig so far?

Schmuck

The Fleece & Firkin on 22 Nov 2005.

Where would you most like to play?

Glastonbury

Finally, tell us some interesting facts about yourself

  • Our bassist keeps running off abroad with girls.
  • The drummer is an internet lothario. 
  • The singer aspires to be Michael Buble.
  • One guitarist models his image on Sonic the Hedgehog, the other on Uncle Fester.
last updated: 11/04/06
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malcolm rossiter
i didnt know u got ur head shaved .spike looks good.(son)

Chris Brake
Schmuck are brilliant!! They are the best local band by a mile. The lead singer has great stage presence and really interacts with the crowd. Well worth a watch!

Paul Hedges
I saw them at a recent gig and there were brillant. Would thouroughly recommend anyone going to see them if they have a chance in the near future

Eric
I luv you guys

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