THEY ARE SKAMBANKT
THE NORWEGIAN MASTERS OF ROCK DELIVERS A MELODIC, IMPACTFUL AND DRIVEN REPERTOIRE OF PURE ROCK!
Video credits: Aleksander Nøkling Samsonsen
Skambankt reside amongst the very few top rock bands in Norway. Their four last albums all broke into the top 10 in the national charts, with their latest offering, Sirene, going all the way to number 1. That year, 2014, they also received the Norwegian grammy awards.
It all started a long time ago in 1994, at a festival in Klepp in Norway. A band had to cancel, and suddenly there was an available spot for the, at the time, very young Skambankt. Hans Egil, Tollak and Terje decided to start the band there and then, and 9 tracks were made in light speed and performed at the festival later that day. Not before ten years later, in 2004, Skambankt’s debut album was released. It had an immediate impact and the band gained national success more or less over night. Over the next decade Skambankt has enjoyed a successful career releasing 5 albums and an EP. They are today amongst the top national bands and a must-see live act, with their solid, energetic and monumental rock. They’ve played all the biggest Nordic festivals like Øyafestivalen and Roskilde multiple times, and got their childhood dream fulfilled when they supported AC/DC at Valle Hovin in front of an audience of 40.000. 2017 will see the band writing and recording the new album that is due for release via Indie Recordings early 2018.
Terje Winterstø Røthing - Vocals, Guitar
Hans Egil Løe Abelsnes – Guitar, Vocals
Tollak Friestad – Bass
Børge Henriksen – Drums