The name GAM is an acronym of the three musicians’ first names: GÜNTER SCHICKERT, AXEL STRUCK and MICHAEL LESKE, a trio of musicians who hard worked together under various guises since the early 70’s. GÜNTER SCHICKERT is well-known as a pioneer of the echo-guitar, and his influence is strong in their acid freaky guitar rock. In the spirit of early Ash Ra Tempel or Pink Floyd’s “Interstellar Overdrive”, the jam sessions on “GAM 1976” are full of invention, with walls of guitars and deranged vocals....
[Steven & Alan Freeman, The Crack In The Cosmic Egg, 1996]
„GAM 1976“ erschien zunächst nur als MC (Auricle AMC 017).