Painted Beehive Foto: Karl Schrotter
Indie Rock/alternativ/shoe gaze/dream pop
Kai Prehm (vocals & guitar),
Paul Wurm (vocals, guitar & synthesizer),
Christian Schmidt (vocals, bass guitar & guitar),
Stefan Lederer (drums & synthesizer)
The casual, sometimes harsh guitar riffs of Kai,
full of physical exertion on the stage and his distinctive voice,
Stefan‘s rousing , impulsive beats,
often thumping but melodic licks from Christian‘s bass guitar
and the eclectic sound of Paul‘s guitar , mixed with distorted fast riffs,
the combination makes the unmistakable sound of Painted Beehive .
In July 2013 the Four-Piece started jamming and experimenting for the first time.
Soon Kai came up with some lyrics and song ideas, the band members elaborated together.
They published their first self-titled EP, before they played the first concert in April 2014.
In 2015, they performed at different locations, clubs or festivals
(” Sunny Days ” Graz / Austria or Slovenia , Open Air Festival, Styrian Sounds Festival).
The band already supported acts like : I´m from Barcelona, Mile me Deaf ….
They won the ” On Stage Band Competition 2015″ in Gleisdorf.
Painted Beehive can also be booked as main act and have built up a local fan base .
Their latest EP, ” Mango Tango ” has been released in December 2015.
In January 2016 their single ” Monkey Town ” from the EP entered the “Radio Sound Portal Charts”.
and in February 2016 has already reached the TOP 10.
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