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Chancy Kaltner Rocks The New Graz Grunge

Chancy Kaltner

We first heard from Chancy Kaltner in January of this year. The Austrian singer/songwriter had just released his debut single “Don’t Forget to Rock and Roll.” With that Classic Rock inspired, Neil Young-style rocker we were introduced to an exciting new singer/songwriter embarking on a new phase of his lifelong musical journey. It is one that started with classical training in trumpet and piano and ultimately led him to Rock & Roll.

“Enemy” is the latest single from Chancy Kaltner, released worldwide to all major streaming services on June 25, 2021. On his earlier single, Chancy hinted at a Grunge influence. On “Enemy,” he is all in. The song opens with a minor-key acoustic guitar and bass intro. Soon the song explodes into a Seattle-worthy wall of distorted and tremolo guitars. Kaltner is joined by a top-notch band of studio musicians from his home city of Graz. Peter Taucher (guitar), Jörg Haberl (drums) and Rafael Wiener (bass) crunch and churn through Chancy’s powerful Rock riff with a sound that lands somewhere between early Radiohead and classic Nirvana. Meanwhile the singer delivers a cryptic meditation on the human penchant for conflict.

The lyrics are an analysis of a certain facet of human behavior which consists of standing against one another often in careless, almost predestined way and even exceeding the limits of our counterpart.

Chancy Kaltner

Check out “Enemy” below. You can also hear the song on the Deep Indie Dive playlist. Follow the links below the video to connect with Chancy Kaltner. Now that the world is slowly opening back up he plans to get out and play some shows. Get on his socials and get in the loop on all of the great music to come from this talented artist.


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