At first glance, many people would assume the Hypnophonics are a straight forward Psychobilly band, with song titles such as Invasion, Children of the Atom and Scream combined with a look complete with greasy pompadours, upright bass and paper 3-D glasses give some people the impression that this band should not be taken seriously. But more often than not, these impressions changing after viewing a live performance where most would say the band leans a little heavier on their Garage/Punk influences with such songs as Dead Meat, Romance with a Rapist, Fucked Up, Maybe it's You and It's Alright. It is often made clear by the band that they have become very bored with what modern Psychobilly has become, plagued by all the tongue in cheek horror cliches and devoid of anything truly psychotic. they have vowed never to play any poppy, sugar coated songs about "Zombies who ride around the graveyard all night in their '57 Cadillacs looking for their undead girlfriends before they end up in a switchblade rumble with a gang of Vampires..." Read more on Last.fm.
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