The Skinny: Zlang Zlut, a swiss rock duo comprising of the unconventional line-up of electric cello, drums and vocals, are streaming their new album Crossbow Kicks via Bandcamp – the album is out now as CD digipack and a digital download. The group pays honour to the history of amplified, rough and sweating rock’n’roll, but also has a progressive side with its surprising sound, line-up and openness to progressive and pop music.
Schneider and Lorkovic have known each other from the classical-music-scene since the early 1990s where they were part of the Ensemble Phoenix, an ensemble specialized in contemporary classical music. After a short- lived free-rocktrio named Rockpost in 2005 the two of them reform in 2010 by the name of Zlang Zlut (swiss-german for Too Long Too Loud). After the 2011 release of the 4-song-EP Take A Bow they’ve been gigging the club circuit of Switzerland successfully.
In june 2012 they start recording their first album at Foolpark Studios in Lucerne with Deezl Imhof which in late December gets mixed and mastered by swiss metal legend V.O. Pulver (Poltergeist, GURD). Soon after, they get signed by Czar Of Crickets and the album gets released in 2014 worldwide via Czar Of Crickets’ new sub-label Czar Of Revelations and their new distributor Plastic Head. This selftitled debut was highly praised in the European press.