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Graf Orlock (band)

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Also known as  Gorlock
Labels  Level Plane, Vitriol
Years active  2003–present
Associated acts  Ghostlimb, Dangers
Members  Jason Schmidt
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Past members  "Kalvin Kristoff" "Jeff Hermann" "Ivan Somple"
Origin  Los Angeles, California, United States (2003)
Genres  Grindcore, Metalcore, Hardcore punk
Albums  Destination Time: Today, Destination Time: Yesterday, Doombox, Crimetraveler, Destination Time: Tomorrow

Graf Orlock is an American grindcore band formed in 2003 in Los Angeles, California. They are named after Count Orlok from the 1922 film Nosferatu. The band consists of members of the hardcore punk bands Greyskull, Arctic Choke, Dangers and Ghostlimb, and employs audio snippets and script dialogue from action films such as The Terminator, Aliens and RoboCop in all their songs, which has led to the band being jokingly described as "cinema-grind." The band formed after guitarist "Jason Schmidt" and drummer "Alan Hunter" along with bassist "Sven Calhoun" and vocalist "Kalvin Kristoff" begun releasing EPs and split albums. In 2006, they started the Destination Time trilogy based on a screenplay that "Schmidt" and "Hunter" had been working on in university; the second instalment was the 2007 EP Destination Time Tomorrow which was listed at number 16 in Decibel Magazine's top 40 releases of 2007. Their latest album Crimetraveler was released in 2016 through Vitriol Records, a label run by members of the band and also featuring Ghostlimb, Robotosaurus, Owen Hart, Teeth, Dangers, Birds in Row and Totalt Jävla Mörker.


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All members use multiple pseudonyms, but these names are most commonly used:


  • "Sven Calhoun" – bass (2003–present)
  • "Alan Hunter" – drums (2003–present)
  • "Jason Schmidt" – guitar, vocals (2003–present)
  • "Karl Bournze" – vocals (2008–present)
  • Former

  • "Kalvin Kristoff" – vocals (2003–2008)
  • "Jeff Hermann"
  • "Ivan Somple"
  • Discography

    Studio albums
  • Destination Time Yesterday (2006)
  • Destination Time Today (2009)
  • Crimetraveler (2016)
  • EP
  • Graf Orlock (2004)
  • Corpserate Greed (2004)
  • Destination Time Tomorrow (2007)
  • Doombox (2011)
  • Los Angeles (2012)
  • Splits
  • With Hurry Up and Kill Yourself (2004)
  • With Greyskull (2005)

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    The Dream Left BehindDestination Time: Tomorrow · 2007
    Tactical DestructionDestination Time: Yesterday · 2006
    Captives of the ThuggeeDestination Time: Yesterday · 2006


    Graf Orlock (band) Wikipedia

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