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Hail (indie band)

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Years active  1980s–present
Origin  United States of America
Labels  Recommended Records
Associated acts  Kissyfur, Thinking Plague, Venus Handcuffs, The Work
Past members  Bill Gilonis, Dave Kerman, Chris Cutler
Albums  How to Live With a Tiger, Turn of the Screw, Hello Debris, Kirk
Genres  Indie rock, Alternative rock, Experimental music, Electronica
Members  Bob Drake, Susanne Lewis, Chris Cutler, Dave Kerman, Bill Gilonis

Hail are an American indie/punk band with an avant-garde twist consisting of Susanne Lewis (vocals, guitar, main composer and lyricist) and Bob Drake (bass). The band has also had guest appearances from Mike Johnson, Dave Kerman, Chris Cutler and Bill Gilonis.



Albums include Gypsy Cat & Gypsy Bird (1988), Turn of the Screw (1990) and Kirk (1992). In 2006, Lewis and Drake released a new Hail album, Hello Debris, on Recommended Records.

Lewis also collaborated with Azalia Snail for the Hail/Snail album How to Live with a Tiger (1993), and she guested alongside Cutler on Biota's album Object Holder (1995).


15 Seconds of SilenceTurn of the Screw · 1990
When You Were GoodKirk · 1992
Preacher's Son RevisitedKirk · 1992


Hail (indie band) Wikipedia

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