Henning Solvang

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Henning Solvang (b. 1974) (Doom Perignon) is a Norwegian rock musician and member of the rock bands Thulsa Doom and Brut Boogaloo. Henning is now a teacher at "Hauketo skole" in Oslo, Norway, teaching history, geography and music. He is well known in the Norwegian rock community. He has been a member of several rockbands since 2001, and has been a collaborator on 12 albums with several bands. Henning has played in the well known Øyafestivalen in Norway in 2008. He got good reviews [1] from NRK (National broadcasting network in Norway) when playing with Brut Boogaloo for their new album Dirty Living. VG wrote: De brøyter ikke ny mark, men gir til gjengjeld til beste det anmeldere har kalt «svært fengende, pågående retro-rock av klassisk syttitallsvalør». During the Norwegian music contest, Melodi Grand Prix the competition that decides which person or band who will be nominated for Eurovision Song Contest, Henning was a member of the national jury with 50% power to decide, along with the votes of the country.

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Discography

AlbumYearBand name
The Seats Are Soft But The Helmet Is Way Too Tight2001 Thulsa Doom
Do the Boogaloo2001Brut Boogaloo
Oslo City2002Mensen
The Caliban Sessions #12002The Caliban Sessions
The Caliban Sessions #22002The Caliban Sessions
Norwegian Jesus2003The Cumshots
... And then Take You to a Place Where Jars Are Kept2003Thulsa Doom
Keyboard, Oh Lord! Why Don't We?2005Thulsa Doom
Need the Air2005Thulsa Doom
Dirty Living2008Brut Boogaloo
Simple Pleasures2010Bloodlights
El Doom2012El Doom and The Born Electric

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References

  1. NRK wrote an article about Brut Boogaloo where they said :"the old style is classical and unmasked" http://www.nrk.no/kultur/brut-tilbake-med-mer-boogaloo-1.6293939