Euopean tour is coming up, they travel all theway from Perth, Australia to play
## 07.06.2019 DE - Hamburg, Komet ## 08.06.2019 DE - Berlin, An der Autobahn ## 09.06.2019 DE - Leipzig, Punkmatinee im Bowl ## 10.06.2019 CZ - Prague, Clown and Bard ## 11.06.2019 DE - Dresden, Mondfisch 12.06.2019 ## DE - Kassel, Goldgrube ## 13.06.2019 BE - Pit´s, Belgium ## 14.06.2019 NL - Utrecht, De Nieverheid ## 15.06.2019 NL - Haarlem, Houtnacht Festival ## 16.06.2019 NL - Hoorn, Hoornse Stadsfeesten ## 17.06.2019 BE - Brussels, Chaff ## 20.06.2019 SER - Smederevska Palanka, Punk Rock Café ## 21.06.2019 SER - Belgrade, Boogaloo ## 22.06.2019 SER - Kladovo, Border Rock ## 23.06.2019 SER - Novi Sad, Serbia ##
28/04/19 BIKES new album is here since couple weeks and they already flew out to spain for mini tour. More gigs upcoming, see their subsite! Also the first review came in. BIKES forever.
30/03/19 CATCH AS AS CAN kick off their European Tour now, see gigs here. First show in Bruxelles, free show! Feel free to check the full fb event page here. Almighty BIKES releasing their new album next week saturday in Berlin!!! More news any day.New reviews of ZERODENT and PHONE JERKS in. Also we go the tour dates of the ZERODENT European Tour starting in June. see gig list here. Yeah!
15/03/19 A super nice tour of the PALE LIPS ended and the girls wanted to escape back into winter, we face few records left! We working very hard to have bew releases soon and as usual we sit tight till we have the vinyl in our hands. So far be prepared for the upcomg tour of CATCH AS AS CAN thru Europe. After quiet a lot weekend traveling they are coming hopefully near your town.See CACC gigs here. Thos kids go crazy, you won´t regret it. LOST BALLOONS coming also to Europe late April..
27/02/19 Too busy to update here! We just seen the more than fun PALE LIPS in Berlin. We put their new record "After Dark" in February together with Spagetthi Town (US) and GODS CANDY (CAN), so more than 2/3 of the press is gone already.
25/01/19 LAME on tour! Fantastico! We did a full A-Z update of our MAILORDER section again..go here: www.aliensnatch.de/mailorder All shipping & paypal updates are done also. We ship with DHL, DPD or Hermes or spacecraft! 2800 titles+
30/11/18 CATCH AS AS CAN debut record is out now! It´s going well! CACC is playing a lot of shows!
13/11/18 Reviews added from MAXIMUMROCKNROLL of ZERODENT and PHONE JERKS !
26/10/18 We´re busy shipping PHONE JERKS and ZERODENT records and quite happy about the newest reviews of both of them and PRIMITIVE HANDS and LAME! LAME are playing quite a lot of shows right now. Check it out here
06/10/18 Reviews added of ZERODENT and PHONE JERKS as well as PRIMITIVE HANDS and LAME!
19/09/18 First big batch orders got shipped. Killer PHONE JERKS review from FASTER AND LOUDER already here
10/09/18 New releases will be shipped in a week PHONE JERKS LP and second LP by ZERODENT, we´re totally stoked!
31/05/18 FREAK GENES - on tour now - see here!
01/02/18 Ha, we lost some news but please also check facebook for this. Guess you know that we released the gigantic PRIMITIVE HANDS LP back in 2007. More on this soon. The FREAK GENES touring in June 2018 in Europe, get in touch with the band or OTIS tours
13/06/17 FREAK GENES - Playtime LP ist out now! "Playtime" has tons of attitude, adrenaline and pop sensibility, sitting on the end-of-the-70´s borderline between punk and pop that we love to death here! Imagine if ELVIS COSTELLO had only an hour of studio time to boil up an album and he wants the middle seat between SWELL MAPS "New York" and NICK LOWE "Heart of the City"more here.
06/06/17 Added reviews of the new releases, had fun shows in Berlin with the COCKTAILS, SUSHICORNER and LAME.
28/04/17 COCKTAILS - Hypochonadriac LP ist out now! San Francisco’s devout pop purveyors – are back with a new batch of expertly crafted buzz-pop songs! There are 100 copies (out of 500) in lemonade red colored clear vinyl, you can either buy in our mailorder section or directly thu paypal here. Melodically, in addition to some of the band’s late 70s punk and power pop heroes (Nick Lowe, Cheap Trick, The Nerves) Cocktails bring inspiration from the catchier side of 90s guitar bands - think Teenage Fanclub! Hypochondriac is a quick gut-punch of a record - it draws you in with brief moments of sweet and fuzzy feelings, and then drops a chorus that will keep your head spinning for days.
06/05/17 SUSHICORNER Konichiwow debut LP ist out now! It´s a great record from Singer/Guiarits if LOVE BOAT, THEE OOPS and member of the RIPPERS as well as UNDISCO KID! Read more here. We have an upcoming record and European Tour of COCKTAILS and another debut LP coming from FREAK GENES. We did a full A-Z update of our MAILORDER section again..go here: www.aliensnatch.de/mailorder All shipping & paypal updates are done also. We ship with DHL, DPD or Hermes or spacecraft!
– IT Bucine,Spectre w./ Female Troubles
09/03/17 ZERODENT got an interview in MAXIMUM ROCKNROLL #407 April 2017, check out here
01/10/16 ZERODENT are in the US right now and have a great Interview in Unbelievably Bad Mag here. They played GONER FEST #13 and had a recorded live set at WFMU here. Awesome!
21/06/16 Added ZERODENT US Tour Dates and OZ gigs here!
20/05/16 Crazy good reviews added for all new releases from MRR, NO FRIENDS and RAZORCAKE Magazine
20/01/16 LAME on tour now! Upcoming Tours of ZHOD and BRAIN TRAPS, LOST BALLONS!
04/12/15 BARRERACUDAS on tour now! See gigs here
22/11/15 Finally added the official release texts for SNATCH 075 BARRERACUDAS and SNATCH 076 SUSPICIOUS BEASTS and SNATCH 077 IMPO & THE TENTS and SNATCH 078 LOST BALLOONS. Thanks for all the orders!
19/11/15 Added reviews HEX DISPENSERS +LAME
08/10/15 Four new records are out! Official news will follow but shipments are going out as we speak. Check the bands pages for more and direct orders of course!
01/10/15 Behind is a great series of tours & shows of HEX DISPENSERS, SUSPICIOUS BEASTS, LOST BALLOONS, LAME, ZHOD, we can´t tell how exciting this was! Added a lot of review for the releases!
18/07/15 Added a lot of reviews an all ends and tour dates. Anyway, sign in at our newsletter here . And we are now on bandcamp, too. Adding more and more stuff. Check it out here.
16/07/15 The tour dates for LAME are here and the tour dates for HEX DISPENSERS are here
MARVIN GAYS LIVE
HEX DISPENERS LIVE
06/06/15 OUT NOW! THE HEX DISPENSERS "III" LP/CD!! The HEX DISPENSER return with a new album packed with their hypnotic darkness rock! Their previous releases got terrific feedback, they´re largely considered as the iconic band of angst ridden, raw haunted garage punk. The shadow-y tension-filled voice of Alex Cuervo is absolutely remarkable and makes any of their song an easy go at yer music jeopardy. The HEX DISPENSERS give you the creeps with killer down-toned guitars and paranormal pop hooks as if RAMONES would have only played bat caves, the SPITS got stuck in black java and DEVO felt the cold touch of the MISFITS. They took all their latest singles hits and brand new songs into the Cool Devices Studio of Mark Ryan / Jeff Burke (MARKED MEN, RADIOACTIVITY) to record album "III". You get the most rocking HEX DISPENSERS album to date, a bass driven catacomb exploration with some winks of Alex' solo works and a doom-ish, sinister synth track "Hypersleep" - sung by Alyse and Rebecca. Brilliant artwork and inner sleeve by the band itself. Mastered by Mikey Young (EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING). Worldwide exclusive release by ALIEN SNATCH! stream of the album here and there is a great NOISEY write-up and here a awesome CVLT Nation Interview!
HEX DISPENSERS "III" offer:
LP + download code + poster +worldwide shipping airmail priority please paypal 19,00 Euros to paypal at aliensnatch.com or just hit this LINK
CD Digipack + poster + worldwide shipping airmail priority please paypal 14,50 Euros to paypal at aliensnatch.com or just hit this LINK
we have so many releases out now, hardly nay time to write the news here on
our own information highway. Check
out all infos on the band pages!
SNATCH!071 is the long awaited BRAIN TRAPS debut album of the new german LOFI gang, check the BRAIN TRAPS page here.
SNATCH!072 finally on ALIEN SNATCH!, maybe the only band we ever sign out of Berlin, the almighty BIKES exclusive 45, strictly limited to 500 copies, 100 copies in white vinyl, check the BIKES page here. New album coming later this year!
SNATCH!073 yeah, new kind of super star band from Turino, Italy LAME it´s kind of MOVIE STAR JUNKIES going to a pop hike in the country side. Debut album out now, with great atwork my Tim Kerr and Mastering by Tim Warren! check the LAME page here
27/02/15 Be aware of the BIKES tour starting in few days! E Bene!
TRAPS & KÜKEN
02/02/15 SNATCH!070 there is no better way to start the year then unleashing this killer 45!! HITS,baby HITS! BRAIN TRAPS are from cologne, Germany and we think this debut Single will be on any top ten for fans of LOFI Rocknroll and razorsharp punk scatter bombs! Limited 500 copies! Debut Album out soon also in ALIEN SNATCH! and upcoming tour with KÜKEN. "The TEEN TRASH series is back! LO-FI or bust! Teenage angst driven garage PUNK! Four early recordings from 2013 - a spawn of boredom and basement dirt which could be best described as a hornier INFECTIONS, or high on glue METROS, a smarter BUCK BILOXI & FUCKS or a dumber version of the CARBONAS! These scatter bombs were captured live on 4-track and stayed unedited until RIP OFF RECORDS mastering miracle JIM KUCZKOWSKI put his magic hands on it. As "too-hot-to-press" it was aging in our attic until now and here they finally come! The wildest LO-FI R'N'R thing out of the motherland since DEAN DIRG! Strictly limited to 500 copies. 400 copies black wax and 100 copies clear orange wax (mailorder only or from the band!)."
27/01/15 Great new reviews for IMPO & THE TENTS and TESTORS and THEE MARVIN GAYS!!
17/12/14 Reviews added! We did a full A-Z update of our MAILORDER section again..go here: www.aliensnatch.de/mailorder All shipping & paypal updates are done also. We ship with DHL, DPD or Hermes or spacecraft!
23/11/14 Great new reviews for ZHOD, IMPO & THE TENTS and TESTORS from RAZORCAKE Magazine! IMPO & THE TENTS finished their Tour and it was one of the best shows in 2014 and definately in my all-time-live power pop list!
18/11/14 SNATCH!069 Second album by this 4-piece (3 dudes and a lady) from beer 'n waffle land. Yep, that's Belgium! Twelve gritty, hook-laden tunes about confusion, nightmares aaand good things! Evil pounding drums! Stinging treble-y guitars! Growling bass! Real music, y'know! Ranging from cool jangle rockers to manic guitar freakouts they manage to master the Nuggets/Pebbles formula in a modern way without sounding like another dull copy. Throw in some fire of love-era GUN CLUB for good measure and dump the surf powerpop BARRACUDAS into the belgian sea and there ya go! Imagine the STANDELLS setting the MUNSTERS show on fire! But ya know, they're not into recreating an old era or following current trends, they're rather interested in creating original music! No silly garage rock uniforms! No STANDELLS wigs! No drone-y faux psych! No moronic joint chompin' tie-dye "take-it-easy-brooo" flower-rock BS! After awesome previous releases SLEEPLESS NIGHTS is a upbeat and catchy garage pop sensation as we love it at ALIEN SNATCH! The twelve originals sound just right, we could have never mixed the album any better than this. Stunning artwork (check!), crazy band name (check!), perfect catalog number (check!), limited coloured vinyl (check!).
15/11/14 more Tour Dates added for ZHOD check them out here
13/11/14 We just sent our newsletter called "records & rumours" edition #38 Sign up here
22/10/14 IMPO & THE TENTS Germany tour is ready to go!
& THE TENTS
rock and roll candyland has opened it's doors again! The IMPO
& THE TENTS is the top attraction, a rollercoaster ride with 12 firecrackin
soda cans while everyone is seated in spinning bananas! The top show are four
not-formerly-known-sons of the OHIO EXPRESS, rumors say they toured Sweden in
hope to free villages full of of blonde girls hold by the ABBA sect. Expect
60´s bubblegum blood splattered tracks, instant remarkable punk singing
as DICKIES and UNDERTONES on the speed parts and thrift store rock and sticky
power pop with the SHIVVERS, REAL KIDS, RASPBERRIES on the tapedeck telling
stories about first turn-ons, sneaky looks and yesterday's girls on the two
minutes rides. The wagons are equipped with endorphine popgun shots of early
YUMS YUMS or RED KROSS, totally electrified & buzzing as the Atlantas' BARRERACUDAS
and square & weird as LOVE BOAT islanders will splash at the last curve.
Adrenaline filled, addicting flatterin´voice & the hooks to massage
any moustache wins definately the sing-sing-songwriting-contest of they year.
// nonsense? genius album title, the no.1 douche band name
and the two
weeks photoshooting to come around with the most hairy NERVES 45 sleeve ripoff ever //dance? the sideway helicopter! moronic smiles and spit blueberry sirup thru tooth gaps, white-blue chinese kung-fu shoes kicking rolls of toilet paper //toughness? recorded by Stefan Brandström of HENRY FIATS OPEN SORE, mastered by Dave Rahn of the CARBONAS //dog and pony show? on tour in Europe in November 2014 - get in touch with Bazooka Ben. Free weed icecream and kim-chi cream cheese!
30/06/14 SNATCH!067 - the garage kraut sultans ZHOD slam their debut album onto our planet! ZHOD finally have their debut album out! Would you rather? is packed with instro-garage weirdness and freight train surge! tied deep in the garage, the love to shift your grooves with noncyclical waving instro sound-convoys back to a furious attacks of hypnotic, guitar punches and catchy choruses and freight train bass lines. Imagine ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT get pulled in the gutter by MAN OR ASTROMAN. KING TUFF commanding a cobainy submarine and the OH SEES' are detailed doin' service in the engine room. In a nutshell, just put TY SEGALL downhill on a bike with no brakes. How come? Hiding in deserted Berlin backyards ducktaping broken windows and enriching their art progress with pharmacy bags of medical weed and cheap liquors, they onboarded reel-to-reel recording mastermind Nene Baratto (MOVIE STAR JUNKIES, Outside Inside Studios) to finally knock it out! It´s ten songs of fuzz-soaked, dreamy garage rock of this never-resting german four piece. They just put the cream on their european tour for the flippin´ festival summer and heading back to any basement weirdness or BYOB party right after to the Liverpool Psychfest! doing laundry is yesterday, stay dirty with ZHOD! They already got some reviews and a brand new interview at Foggy Girls Club french and english --> ZHOD
20/05/14 We have SNATCH!066 out! and This is a monster! The re-issue of the SWAMI edition (even with bonu songs) of the NYC punk legends THE TESTORS!! Complete Recordings 1976-1979 as a double LP and double CD, both version have a full digital download. There is a limited edtion in orange vinyl. It´s exclusive and we ship worldwide.
19/05/14 out now THE TESTORS! Complete Recordings 1976-1979 limited offer: 2LP ORANGE VINYL worldwide shipping airmail priority please paypal 29,95 Euros to paypal at aliensnatch.com or just hit this LINK
19/05/14 out now THE TESTORS! Complete Recordings 1976-1979 limited offer: 2CD worldwide shipping airmail priority please paypal 23,95 Euros to paypal at aliensnatch.com or just hit this LINK
30/04/14 Added some REAL LOSERS soundcloud links and the original lyric sheet as PDF!
12/04/14 First, the SUSPICIOUS BEASTS + RADIOACTIVITY go on tour. Later the second tour with BAD SPORTS!
SUSPICIOUS BEASTS + RADIOACTIVITY
4/29 - Las Cruces at The
4/30 - Tucson at District Tavern w/ Lenguas Largas
5/1 - San Diego at The Tower Bar
5/2 - Pomona at VLHS
5/3 - San Francisco at Hemlock w/
5/4 - Portland at The Know w/ The Estranged
5/5 - Salt Lake City at Diabolical Records
5/6 - Denver - 3 Kings
5/8 - Austin at Beerland
5/9 - Denton - J&Js
30/03/14 Reviews added all over the place! The SUSPICIOUS BEASTS + RADIOACTIVITY + BAD SPORTS are touring together the US after the ! ANOTHER TOUR!
29/03/13 We did a full A-Z update of our MAILORDER section again..go here: www.aliensnatch.de/mailorder All shipping & paypal updates are done also. We ship with DHL, DPD or Hermes or spacecraft!
12/03/14 ZHOD on tour in europe now! live their life of debauchery! their hippie space garage rock will spit in your l´eau d´adolescence! join this hotbed of sin! their new record "would you rather.." will be out end of april 2014 it´s an antithesis of low power consumption.
09/02/14 We just wrapped up 5 huge boxes for US Distribution! Ace! & new reviews added from RAZORCAKE. The SUSPICIOUS BEASTS - Used to be beautiful LP - LP Almost immediately, this Japanese band reminded me of REIGNING SOUND, complete with some organ and harmonica. I’m really glad I got this one. Awesome crooning over ’60s garage inspired pop? Yes, please. Mix tape gold! (DZ)
24/01/13 Awesome new reviews of all releases in MAXIMUMROCKNROLL(US) #369 FEB 2014
14/01/14 out now SUSPICIOUS BEASTS - Used to be beautiful LP worldwide shipping airmail priority please paypal 15,00 Euros to paypal at aliensnatch.com or just hit this LINK
27/12/13 Off days! Great to update the site! All orders got shipped, some records are sold out. Wow! In the meantime we got ace reviews of our latest releases, we updated all the review sections if you care. The #1s - Sharon Shouldn´t 45 got featured in CMJ and got featured by one of the biggest DJs at BBC. (Listen at 1:16:10). RADIOACTIVITY / SUSPICIOUS BEASTS are planning a US west coast tour together in 2014. ZHOD (ZENTRALHEIZUNG OF DEATH DES TODES) are recording their debut album in the next months and tour all over Europe!
11/13/13 We are still getting more orders than we can proceed..oh well at least too many to update the website. The #1s - Sharon Shouldn´t 45 is close to be sold out as is the RADIOACTIVITY - Back to me 7" colored version. There is a nice intreview with the TYRED EYES in the french DIG IT Magazine! Et voila! Also more reviews added for the other releases. There are many news to tell. Hope everybody nearby the venues of the RADIOACTIVITY / SUSPICIOUS BEASTS made it to the show. Their one and only appearance in Austin 2013 was amazing, but to have this again and again was just killer.Someone said best package since SPACESHITS and REGISTRATORS hit the towns years ago.
14/10/13 We owe you an update, but we are superbusy sending out your ordered vinyl - the wax of the new singles go quick! And we work hard for the upcoming SUSPICIOUS BEASTS - RADIOACTIVITY European Tour.
04/10/13 heureka! we have two new KILLER 45s out. Details soon! But since we got many request how to order we added the info below for the ones who want to order now! Please be aware that you can save a on shipping if you order more 45s or LPs. For example shipping is the same for up to 5-6 Singles. So just send us a mail, we reply ASAP!
04/10/13 out now The #1s - Sharon Shouldn´t 45 worldwide shipping airmail priority please paypal 10,00 Euros to paypal at aliensnatch.com or just hit this LINK
04/10/13 out now RADIOACTIVITY - Back to me 45 worldwide shipping airmail priority please paypal 10,00 Euros to paypal at aliensnatch.com or just hit this LINK
14/09/13 out now BAD SPORTS - Bras LP lim.100 colored edition worldwide shipping airmail priority please paypal 18,50 Euros to paypal at aliensnatch.com or just hit this LINK
14/09/13 out now SUSPICIOUS BEASTS - Never Bloom LP lim.100 colored edition worldwide shipping airmail priority please paypal 18,50 Euros to paypal at aliensnatch.com or just hit this LINK
08/09/13 out now SUSPICIOUS BEASTS - Never Bloom LP and BAD SPORTS - Bras LP !!!!! Both records have a lim.100 colored edition only available ONLY here. Just get in touch via E-Mail for rates. More soon, we have to ship all those distro orders.
04/09/13 We have AMAZING review coming in for the PROTOKIDS here, a two page review of the KIDNAPPERS in ONE WAY TICKET Magazine here, while ZENTRALHEIZUNG OF DEATH got featured in nationwide newspaper TAZ and BERLINER ZEITUNG- ZHOD reviews are here and TYRED EYES reviews are here. YEAH! What is going on?
01/09/13 GET LOST FEST IS OVER! The HEX DISPENSERS are still on tour! The bats are swarming out and screaming for more! HEX DISPENSERS first two shows been sold and are a pagan place of worship. No crack of dawn ' till end of tour.. what a weekend - GET LOST Fest in Hamburg been a rampage while ZHOD took a hipster bar in Berlin into pieces at midday. Savage saturnalia! Thanks to the WILDWAX Lords of misrule.
25/08/13 the MOJOMATICS just played an smoking set at the BASSY CLUB in Berlin as a finish of tour summer 2013 festival tour. Wow!
10/08/13 KISSNRUN is booking the tour for our bands & upcoming releases SUSPICIOUS BEASTS (JAP) + RADIOACTIVITY (US) Tourposter. Help them out! OCT23-NOV9
05/08/13 GET LOST FEST in Hamburg is A-MUST-GO! The restless WILDWAX Crew and some fine Hamburg folks setting up this stormy festival. Check out the line-up including some ALIEN SNATCH! gladiators - HEX DISPENSERS and HIDDEN CHARMS! Poster of the year already!
Our friends vom OTIS TOURS are doing the HEX DISPENSERS
European 2013 tour.
30/08 FRI - Cortina Bob - Berlin (D)
31/08 SAT - Hafenklang - Hamburg (D)
01/09 SUN - Vera - Groningen (B)
02/09 MON - Pits - Kortrijk (B)
03/09 TUE - Munster - Gleis 22 (D)
04/09 WED - Copenhagen - KB 18 (DK)
05/09 THU - Debaser - Malmo(SW)
06/09 FRI - Pustervik - Goteborg (SW)
07/09 SAT - TBA - Stokholma(SW)
Check out their tour poster here
01/08/13 We created a official SOUNDCLOUD account. There you can listen to one song of each of our releases. Have fun! We always post a song of our upcoming releases, so be prepared.
30/07/13 Hey, european shops, mail orders, record sellers at shows, you also can buy all ALIEN SNATCH! available titles at Sounds Of Subterrania. He has a wholesale platform here. Please enroll for an account.He does a great job and he has a lot of other stuff for sale also
20/07/13 Great new reviews of the MOJOMATICS and VERMILLION SANDS
15/07/13 We updated MAILORDER section again..go here: www.aliensnatch.de/mailorder Check out the cheap oversea shipping!
10/07/13 Ha! We have a already more 45s out the awesome PROTOKIDS from Paris and the german garage fuzz kids ZHOD! Band pages are up, distros and bands are delivered and they´re already having a lot of live shows. Check them out! The KIDNAPPERS just toured Canada with Ian Manhire of the WHITE WHIRES on drums. The HEX DISPENSERS just practice for their september tour in Europe.
22/03/13 the TYRED EYES 7" is out now and we have 300 copies to sell and send out. Be fast. 4 Songs- all new! Just on tour! Go here to check more.
20/03/13 Back from SXSW! It was a blast We seen 132 shows in 9 days. Check the list here. Thanks for Sabrina & Seth having us and playing great shows with BOBBY JEALOUSY and A GIANT DOG. It was rad to see the HEX DISPENSERS and GOLDEN BOYS to play and also the amazing BARRERACUDAS! All our love and respect to all the bands and that people who made that happen. I can pass the official horsesh#it but oh well.
19/03/13 Cyclone dance ahead! we´re gonna dj at the GUILTY BOAT PARTY in VENICE in May as A-HULE-HULE! on friday night. bring your bikini - we make you wanna jump the freak waves to cool down your microwaved brain! expect folk for dope fiends, gigolo glam, soul for hairy bushes and musique rocque pour conaisseurs. the boat will turn turtle and venice will drown finally.
18/03/13 What a great SXSW-write up about the GOLDEN BOYS: Even after the disaster that was “Shortcut to Memphis”, The Golden Boys are still a stunning example of rock’n'roll from the heart. Separate The GOLDEN BOYS and you get 5 destructive tornadoes of law defying drunkenness and self loathing (especially Schmitz) bring them together, and they form a sub-par action squad of stumble-drunk sweethearts who even at their worst…are the best band in the world. We really, really hate them for that. Formed in 2000 in between Bryan Schmitz’s (bass) Matt Hoopengarder’s (guitar, vocals) and John Wesley Coleman’s (guitar, vocals) stints in jail and on drugs, the boys have formed something tangible through 5 LP’s worth of material. Through the addition of drum beater Pat Travis and total asshole Nay Nay Arbietman (keyboards) the band has cultivated a truly Texan sound. Their songs are Texan in their drunken reverie and Texan in their tender heartache. Despite Pat being the 2nd drummer, Nay Nay being kicked out 3 times, and Matt breaking up the band about a dozen times, they’ve managed to pull it together for a couple of disastrous, yet well received U.S tours. They even got a European tour under their sweaty belts. Well done, Boys. All in all, The GOLDEN BOYS are a fun group of grouchy sweethearts that will come to your house, charm your girl, drink all your booze, then dip out of there. Yeah, they’re fun to drink with. Spot Long and JJ Ruiz – Trailer Space, Austin, TX
11/02/13 We have soon a 7" of the TYRED EYES on the label. Please check em out on tour! They kill!
TYRED EYES - GHOST TOUR
DATES MARCH 2013
17/01/13 Hey! We welcome the fantastic kids of ZENTRALHEIZUNG OF DEATH to our label. New releases are planned. First, go see them on stage blowing the dust off your jeans. They drive you nuts!
DATES FEB 2013
more tour dates in Italy! See here
15/12/12 We "signing" four new bands in 2013. We need to bring out our good taste. Punishment! We travelled all over the world for that. We still love this website. One shot design from 1999!
14/12/12 Yeah! OUT NOW - German pressing with an alternate tooth-pulling mix. Third GOLDEN BOYS album on ALIEN SNATCH! of these Austins insane garage rock band! What started early this year with some kind of release party & eating for "No Reservations" with Anthony Bourdain in March 2012 turned into two US tours this year ending with GONER FEST 9 in Memphis. Lim. Edit. 489 - hardcover inner sleeve - no repress - no color vinyl but all copies in 180g vinyl. Hope to welcome them in Europe 2013.One of our favorite live bands ever.
23/08/12 Remodeling takes some time but we are hanging in there. We decided to release the record after summer. We seen quite a lot of shows in Berlin lately. Small Mailorder update done. Buy the stuff we raise prices. Insane, how expensive vinyl records went lately.
17/08/12 Great video of the GOLDEN BOYS title track of the new album
Ha, three months since the last entry. In the meantime we prepared our new home
and finally moved fifteen thousands records. So many reasons to be absent. hey,
on top we sneaked out of all the work and been to NYC and Austin for SXSW. Check
out all the bands we´ve seen - brackets if multiple times:
A Giant Dog (3), Acorn Born, Bare Wires (2), Barreracudas (2), Bass Drum of Death, Bobby Jealous, Brown Bouges, Burnt Ones, Chairlift, Cheap Time, Chumps, Church Shoes, Come and take it, Crack Pipes, Creamers, Crooked Bangs. Dan Kroha solo., Dead Ghosts (2), December Boys, Destruction Unit, Dikes of Holland, Dirty Ghosts, Eric & Happy Thoughts, Eternal Summers, Flash Boys, Fleshlights (3), Followed by Static, Football (2), Gardens, Golden Boys (2), Gories, Guadeloupe Plata, Habibi (2), Heavy Cream, Hectors Pets (2), Hex Dispensers (2), Ichi Ni San shi, Jack Oblivian (2), James Arthur Manhunt, Kid Congo (2), King Louie and the Missing Monuments (3), King Tuff (2), Lola Cola, Los Ardilas´, Lovely Bad Things, Magnetix, Manikin, Mannequin Men, Marriage, Mean Jeans, Mikal Cronin. Mujeres, Natural Child (3), Nightmare Boyzzz, OBNIIIs (3), Oh Sees (2), Pangea, Planet of Diarrehea (2), Psycho Palms, Pujol, Quilt, Rayon Beach, Resonars, Royal Baths, Slushi, Spits, Spray Paint, Strange Boys, Teenage News (2), Terrible Twos (2), The Bent, The Nerves/The Beat/The Plimsouls (Peter Case Paul Collins) (2), Tiger High, Tropical Island, Turbo Fruits, Ugly Beats, Useless Eaters, Video, Vocka Redu, Wes Coleman, Wheels on Fire, White Fence (2), White Mystery, Wiccers, Wrong Words, X Ray Eyeballs (2)
21/01/12 We´ve moved. Check out our new adress here. Phone and E-Mail stays the same.
21/01/12 We have news to tell! By end of March we have a new record to release!! SNATCH!057 - The GOLDEN BOYS new album entitled "Dirty Fingernails" will be a blast of their great songwriting and their soulish garage folk. Mike Vasquez from SWEATBOX Studio catched a lot of their live experience on tape. We get a special mix for that release. Rough and loud. We´re psyched! Isn´t that a reason to to fly to SXSW just to see them hopefully five times singing their new hits like "We´re Young", "Party Jesus" or "Older than you". !!? We´re there. Hopefully soon in Europe again.
21/01/12 The KIDNAPPERS got invited to SXSW 2012 but they play Italy! Check the dates here.
20/01/12 The MOJOMATICS and the MOVIE STAR JUNKIES both will release their upcoming albums on the new OUTSIDE INSIDE RECORDS LABEL. The MOJOMATICS will be entitled "You Are The Reason Of My Troubles" and will be on vinyl with a bonus CD! We heard a bunhc of songs and they are incredible! We can´t wait for that album! Check out that great new label here.
19/01/12 There are new releases by the VERMILLION SANDS, another limited 7" on that great Shit Music fr Shit People who will bring us also a full length of Vernon Sélavy. That vinyl is limited and from Sardegna, so you will get hard to get if you decide 2015 to finally better get it.
18/01/12 Hi folks! Yes, w´re still alive and running. Is record business a fly-ny-night collaboration? We doubt that. So take it easy when there isn´t a release every month. We´re looking for outstanding recordings, and they´re rare and there will be more catches by 2012. But December brought a nice stream of fgood bands in Berlin. We had the DWARVES, TOTAL CONTROL, TERRIBLE FEELINGS, BARE WIRES, MARK SULTAN, DIÄT! Fun times. Plus, our italian friends of the the MOJOMATICS and MOVIE STAR JUNKIES been in town and played some Halloween & Kraut-Fest.
16/10/11 We updated MAILORDER section again..go here: www.aliensnatch.de/mailorder also cheaper oversea shipping!
24/09/11 RIGHT NOW! The WHEELS ON FIRE are rolling over Europe. We´ve seen those cats on Hamburg and Berlin and people all over are excited to see such a fresh rockin pop these days. It ainb´t psych it ain´t kraut just forward beach rocknroll! Go see em! The KIDNAPPERS got two great spanish reviews and also a Interview in CRKNO Fanzine and one in PSYREACTION here.
15/09/11 NICO! We all miss him.
29/05/11 The WHEELS ON FIRE European Tour 2011 in September is nearly fully booked, from our pals at KISS AND RUN! The KIDNAPPERS just finished their scandinavian trip playing that Misummer Festival in Stockholm and supporting DAVILA 666. Out now is the new CRKO magazine with a interview with your favourite german power pop outfit. The MOJOMATICS are on the road again, and put finishing touches on their new album, we can´t wait too see your new set end of the month in Berlin. Ale Cuervo from the HEX DISPENSERS pit out some solo records while the HEX DISPENSERS have a split 7" with KING TUFF. So far, we await recordings from our beloved bands, but no new signings. We look out for excellent stuff - hard to find and we´re not changing genres.
03/07/11 Again, a small one! We updated MAILORDER section again..go here: www.aliensnatch.de/mailorder also cheaper oversea shipping!
29/05/11 The WHEELS ON FIRE finished their US-Midwest tour, The KIDNAPPERS heading for their french tour and hitting for scandinavia soon and LOVE BOAT toured whole Europe in April! The MOJOMATICS tour and record and the infamous GOLDEN BOYS new demos are amazing. Do you remember that tour thru iceland they did 2010? This band could play for hours and are still more exciting than any neighbourhood girl getting naked behind the window.They had to interrupt their sessions for couple days cause the REIGNING SOUND came around for a visit recording a new 45. What a collection of almightyness!
28/05/11 The LOVE BOAT getting great reviews and radio airplay.!
22 /03/11 The VERMILLION SANDS play a week of shows with DUM DUM GIRLS in south east Europe!
08/04/11 Two months later, much news to tell. First LOVE BOAT put a new allbum out entitled "LOVE IS GONE". Apparently it came out three weeks before the earthquake in Japan. The cover was a prediction for that tragedy. If there is LOVE BOAT, there is hope. The also have a new 45 out on SHIT MUSIC FOR SHIT PEOPLE, super rare andlimited to 300 copies with silkscreen cover. They just been on a very successful european tour and will be back soon. Maybe the best lineup this year - KING LOUIE and His Missing Monuments plus Love Boat. Power Pop heaven!
22 /03/11 The KIDNAPPERS play SXSW! First US Appearance. They also play couple shows over Germany, France, Denmark and Sweden. Check here
12/02/11 New LOVE BOAT video online and there is a 45 7" coming on SHIT MUSIC FOR SHIT PEOPLE Records. Love Boat - I'm Alright
15 /01/11 I´m thinking about gong to SWSX this year. Should we? It´s HEX DISPENSERS and GOLDEN BOYS galore for sure. Plus, KIDNAPPERS going to play a show with Alyse on drums! Yeah, and we DJ in Berlin and Venice next months.
10 /01/11 Effectively of today - overseas shipping prices went down drastically. It´s the same as for europe! Check them out at the order page. We added reviews from our latest releases, VERMILLION SANDS and WHEELS ON FIRE made it on a couple Top Ten´s, the WHEELS ON FIRE was votes for best live show in GRONINGEN and KIDNAPPERS just got a raving review in Razorcake!
01/01/11 Ha, this website made it 10 years with no design update. Imagine that? It´s still a manually made site with the same concept. Plus no google analytics and track your mom down apps up here, haha. Watch that killer HEX DISPENSERS Video fr "My Love Is a Bat" here
30/12/10 this went via email but here again: Dear bookers & friends,thanks again for having the GOLDEN BOYS! You made it happen!! They made it thru the whole tour, they played all shows which is nearly unbelievable with all the snow. Tons of other bands cancelled all over the place. The played killer shows, double sets, exceed our high expectations and many of you got back with overwhelming feedback. Here and there more people been expected but with icy streets it was quite a hassle for everyone to travel around. It worked out in the end and the band want to thank each of you for all the efforts. The GOLDEN BOYS want to come back maybe late autumn 2011, which would be fantastic. We´ll see what time will bring. So we have upcoming tours in 2011 of WHEELS ON FIRE and GOLDEN BOYS on the US-Side and we sure see tours of the MOJOMATICS; VERMILLION SANDS and KIDNAPPERS. Stay in touch, thanks again and a rolling new year!
19/11/10 More VERMILLION SANDS reviews added. also from the WHEELS ON FIRE and KIDNAPPERS. The LOVE BOAT working on a new album. There is a nice write up in Examiner out from Philly, PA if you´re new to the label. Check it out here.
02/11/10 The KIDNAPPERS have a new album out! UNBELIEVABLE! Just finished their South Europe tour and now adding shows in Germany and Holland. Maybe in the US, they´re plans in the making. Get in touch! The KIDNAPPERS and WHEELS ON FIRE album are available on LIMITED EDITION colored vinyl for mail order customers only. 100 copies each red vinyl. Do the math. We als can announce that the GOLDEN BOYS Euro Tour is booked, starting in December. Check the dates on their myspace site or here We love the GOLDEN BOYS. This band is magic. If you miss them we don´t know what band should dave your life before xmas.
10/25/10 the WHEELS ON FIRE are about to fosnih their European tour and we at ALIEN SNATCH! released their new fantastic album "Liar, Liar" which is THE catchy power pop album of 2010. We godamn love this band on stage, fantastic double singing, insane keyboard and all those great songs they have written is awesome. We had an WHEELS ON FIRE and KIDNAPPERS two day DOUBLE show this weekend in Hamburg and the WHEELS ON FIRE did even a DOUBLE set on the MS Hedi Boat show which was SOLD OUT for whole evening. New songs on that KIND TURKEY are killer and they already plan new shows in the midwest.
10/10/10 News from Big Apple! The VERMILLION SANDS comes to an end in NY and NJ this weekend. I´ve seen great VERMILLION SANDS sets together with DAVILA 666 and other with the BEETS. They had a blast at GONER FEST (GOLDEN BOYS played also) and the show with REIGNING SOUND and the tour was a full success, which is fantastic for the first one. They got again a big Radio live Session a WFMU in in NEW JERSEY so check that out online. Please remember, we have GREEN VINYL, lim. 100 of their record for mail order customers. We keep an eye on them, but it will be sold out some day.
08/08/10 The VERMILLION SANDS US tour dates are getting confirmed right now and we have the WHEELS ON FIRE and KIDNAPPERS touring Europe in October, what a blast. Watch out for new records of them, also the LOVE BOAT been in the studio and prepare a new record! The VERMILLION SANDS are invited to have a radio live session on the biggest Italian Radio station (Radio Uno)! A lot of reviews added!
07/17/10 The VERMILLION SANDS will tour the US and also play GONER Fest MOJOMATICS have two new singles out (we have them in stock) and prepare a Australian Tour. WHEELS ON FIRE coming to Europe! and the HEX DISPENSERS har a killer time in Europe and just now released their new 7" on Trouble in Mind Records.
05/24/10 A lot of reviews added of VERMILLION SANDS, HEX DISPENSERS and MOJOMATICS.The FEVERS are already on tour and the HEX DISPENSERS are about to finish their overwhelming European Tour with a lot of sold out places!
05/01/10 we had a fantastic live show from the VERMILLION SANDS in Berlin. Great reviews coming in! the HEX DISPENSERS up next!
04/10/10 We´re proud to announce that we just released the VERMILLION SANDS debut s/t album on ALIEN SNATCH! The band is currently on a six week european tour (check here) and already has copies of the LP/CD with them. Go see em and enjoy the new deal of the band which just had two US-releases and radio airplay all over the world. We´re so glad to have buch of more friends on the label.
03/28/10 Austin was so much fun! We´ve seen more than 90 bands and we love the HEX DISPENSERS and we love the GOLDEN BOYS, this band needs to come over to Europe by NOW! The list of killer bands is too long but BARRERACUDAS, JAIL, MICKEY, SPITS, DAVALA 666, TYSEGALL, NATURAL CHILD delivered it. Millions more.. WE NEED MORE GOLDEN BOYS!
02/27/10 We´re going SXSW in March 2010. Actually we go nearly two weeks hanging out with the HEX DISPENSERS and GOLDEN BOYS and million others I guess. Fun!
02/06/10 We´re proud to announce new band to our family - the VERMILLION SANDS join ALIEN SNATCH! After a 7" on FAT POSSUM (US) and RIJAPOV (IT) and a 12 on SACRED BONES (US) a Euro Tour and a lot of buzz in the states we can´t wait to release their first album, called s/t and it will be on CD/LP available in March. They have a eight week tour in April right on!
02/05/10 The MOJOMATICS head for full new italian tour in February. See their mysapce page for dates. The new HEX DISPENSERS Euro Tour is already booked. See their pages for details. Alos next suprise - THE FEVERS will tour Europe in May 2010, this is incredible. In March we hang out with the GOLDEN BOYS and HEX DISPENSERS in Austin, TX around SXSW. Looking forward to see the Fresh & Onlys, YOLKS and bunch of other bands of course. The GOLDEN BOYS postpone their Euro tour for another US tour. They´re part of a Austin compilation on Matador records also.
01/15/10 welcome in 2010! hey, we got new releases planned for early 2010 and touring included! They cam all in during December -wow! PLUS The HEX DISPENSERS and GOLDEN BOYS will tour Europe in May/June this year.
11/24/09 The new GOLDEN BOYS album "Electric Wolfman" CD/LP is here. What a great record! Fans fo Reigning Sound, Deadly Snakes, Goodnight Loving take note.
10/25/09 The new HEX DISPENSERS got a feature in Maximum RocknRoll November issue, and planning to come to Europe May 2010. The MOJOMATICS are right now on a successful US tour and have three new singles out ad we´re working hard on a new GOLDEN BOYS album.
09/04/09 We had a nice summer in Sardinia, thanks to the LOVE BOAT and MOVIE STAR JUNKIES, VERMILLION SANDS people! The last four weeks we´ve been busy as we can be for shipping the incredible new HEX DISPENSERS album and the release of that classic GOLDEN BOYS "Whiskey Flower" LP album. As usual, too much for updating. Here we go, we updated the review pages and mailorder stuff, of course. WE have a new GOLDEN BOYS album coming next but this will take some more while, and inbetween we keep bothering our buddies looking into a european tour.We met also STRANGE BOYS. So Austin all over the place! The MOJOMATICS finally tour the US in October and have three (!) new 45s coming out in the States. They also play on that VICE SCION Garage Festival in Portland. Impressing Line-Up! The FEVERS lay along with DONNY DENIM the Budget Rock 8. Wow!
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