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Hans Magnus Ryan

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Also known as  "Snah"
Genres  Rock
Instruments  Guitar, vocals
Role  Musician
Origin  Norway
Occupation(s)  Musician, composer
Name  Hans Ryan
Music group  Motorpsycho

Born  December 31, 1969 (age 45)Trondheim, Sor-Trondelag (1969-12-31)
Associated acts  MotorpsychoThe International Tussler Society
Albums  Phanerothyme, Lobotomizer, Demon Box, The Motorpnakotic Fragments, Trust Us
Similar People  Bent Saether, Kenneth Kapstad, Stale Storlokken, Hakon Gebhardt, Deathprod

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Hans Magnus Ryan, alias "Snah", (born December 31, 1969 in Trondheim, Norway) is a Norwegian rock musician (guitar & vocals), known as front figure of the band Motorpsycho.


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In 1989 Ryan and bassist Bent Saether together with drummer Killer Mike (b. Kjell Runar Jenssen), formed Motorpsycho as an alternative metal band that very soon developed into a unique blend of heavy metal, grunge and indierock, as well as exploring the sonic noise experiments that is associated with the Associate Member Deathprod. After the debut album Lobotomizer (1991) was Hakon Gebhardt (b. 1969), new drummer. The ambitious, progressive album Demon Box (1993) gave the band a nomination for the Spellemannprisen, and secured Motorpsycho a loyal group of followers in Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands as well as in Scandinavia. Kenneth Kapstad replaced drummer Hakon Gebhardt in 2007. Ryan also play the guitar in the band The International Tussler Society.


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As a guitarist Ryan is primarily self-taught, save for a one year study at the Trondertun folk high school's line of rock. During his tenure as a core member of Motorpsycho he has delved into a wide array of rock related genres in connection with the band's trademark quest for development. Genres explored include heavy metal, classic hard rock, indie rock, shoegaze, ambient, chamber pop, jazz, psychedelia and country. Likewise his comprehensive ingenuity both as instrumentalist and composer is an integral part of the different soundscapes chiseled out in the trio's relatively vast output since 1991. Ryan's instrumental work both live and in studio is heavily based on improvisation, a discipline refined through years of rehearsals and touring. As such, epic solos are found throughout Motorpsycho's discography and can be exemplified by titles such as "Mountain" (1993) and "Starhammer" (Heavy Metal Fruit, 2010). Ryan's live improvisational abilities are prominently featured in the band's "Roadworks" series, documenting in concert highlights from Motorpsycho's touring history.


Hans Magnus Ryan Edvardprisen til Motorpsycho MIC Norsk musikkinformasjon
  • Spellemannprisen 1996 in the class Rock, within Motorpsycho for the album Blissard
  • Spellemannprisen 1997 in the class Hardrock, within Motorpsycho for the album Angels and Daemons at Play
  • Spellemannprisen 2000 in the class Rock, within Motorpsycho for the album Let Them Eat Cake
  • Edvard Prize 2010 for the album Child of the Future
  • Albums

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  • 1991: Lobotomizer (Voices of Wonder Records)
  • 1992: 8 Soothing Songs For Rut (Voices of Wonder Records)
  • 1993: Demon Box (Voices of Wonder Records)
  • 1994: Timothy's Monster (Stickman Records)
  • 1994: The Tussler (dBut)
  • 1995: Blissard (Stickman Records)
  • 1997: Angels and Daemons at Play (Stickman Records)
  • 1998: Trust Us (Stickman Records)
  • 2000: Let Them Eat Cake (Columbia)
  • 2001: Phanerothyme (Columbia)
  • 2002: It's A Love Cult (Stickman Records)
  • 2006: Black Hole/Blank Canvas
  • 2008: Little Lucid Moments
  • 2009: Child of the Future
  • 2010: Heavy Metal Fruit
  • 2013: Still Life With Eggplant
  • 2014: Behind the Sun
  • As Motorpsycho and Friends

  • 1994: The Tussler - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
  • As Motorpsycho and Stale Storlokken

  • 2012:The Death Defying Unicorn
  • As The International Tussler Society

  • 2004: Motorpsycho presents The International Tussler Society
  • 2004: Satans Favourite Son (Promo-single)
  • 2004: Laila Lou (Promo-single)
  • Live albums (Roadworks)

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  • 1999: Roadwork Vol. 1: Heavy Metall Iz A Poze, Hardt Rock Iz A Laifschteil (Stickman Records), live in Europe 1998
  • 2000: Roadwork Vol. 2: The Motor Source Massacre (Stickman Records), with The Source & Deathprod live at Kongsberg Jazzfestival 1995
  • 2008: Roadwork Vol. 3: The Four Norsemen of the Apocalypse (included in the double DVD release "Haircuts")
  • 2011: Roadwork Vol. 4 – Intrepid Skronk
  • 2011: Strings of Stroop – Motorpsycho Live at Effenaar (limited edition vinyl)
  • Collaborations

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  • 1993: Into The Sun (Split 7"/CD-single with Hedge Hog)
  • 2001: Go To California (Split-EP with The Soundtrack of Our Lives)
  • 2003: In the Fishtank 10 (Mini-album with Jaga Jazzist Horns)
  • Songs

    Theme de Yoyo
    The Magic & The Wonder
    Back to Source
    Vortex Surfer
    Leave It Like That
    Beautiful Sister
    On A Plate
    Demon Box
    Un Chien D'Espace
    7th Dream
    Flick Of The Wrist
    Waiting for the One
    The Bomb-Proof Roll and Beyond
    Mad Sun
    Child of the Future
    The Hollow Lands
    The Tussler
    In Our Tree
    No Evil
    Coalmine Pony
    Kill Some Day
    True Middle
    The Other Fool
    Sinful - Wind-Borne
    Now It's Time to Skate


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