iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Kryptonite by Gaunt, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Kryptonite

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

Ignore MTV pop-punk; those somewhat catchy jokers that lack the balls-out thrust and skills of pioneers such as The Jam, Weirdos, Clash and Buzzcocks. Columbus, Ohio two-guitar quartet Gaunt's second LP-a marked improvement in sound over I Can See Your Mom From Here- recalls early '80s melodic hardcore greats, such as D.O.A., Descendents, Zero Boys and Bad Religion, before thrash ruined everything. Gaunt's songs and artillery kick, and horns fit for a king's procession on "Hope You're Happy" add a "hell-yes!" dimension. There's variety too: see the hushed "Deranged." Finally, name checking Aussie heroes RADIO BIRDMAN and (I think, by association, if I am a detective) THE SAINTS' '78 Prehistoric Sounds horns-laden opener "Swing For the Crime" on "Transister Sister" clinches it.

Biography

Formed: 1991 in Columbus, OH

Genre: Electronic

Years Active: '90s

Over the course of their seven-year recording career, Columbus, OH's Gaunt gained a sizeable following in their hometown, as well as across the globe. Fronted by the wisecracking vocalist/guitarist Jerry Wick, the quartet recorded albums for highly esteemed record labels like Thrill Jockey and Amphetamine Reptile before signing to Warner Brothers and eventually splitting up. In 1967, Jerry Wick was born in Parma, OH, to the proud parents of Sharon and Jerry Wick. Years later, during the early '90s,...
Full Bio
Kryptonite, Gaunt
View In iTunes

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this album.

Contemporaries