The Monsters + The Devils
THE MONSTERS is a 3-piece Band, formed 1986 in Bern, capital of Switzerland. Their sound is a fuzzedout mix between 60ies garage punk, wild teenage trash rockabilly and primitive rock‘n‘roll and black metal boogie. Its 187% no MTV and top 100 shit! It is simple One-Riff- Trash-Rock.
Besides the countless shows in Switzerland The Monsters played extensive tours through Europe including Germany, France, Holland, Belgium, Italy, Austria, England, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Russia and Spain and more. They toured Argentina, Brasil, Vietnam, Taiwan, Japan, USA and Mexico. The Monsters are a kickass live band who will burn every stage down. They were on the same bill with acts like Guitar Wolf, The Monks, The Sonics, Ty Segall, Black Lips and many more. They played Venues/Festivals like CBGBs (USA) or Le Guess Who Festival (NL) as well as countless DIY punk holes.
Over the years The Monsters recorded 10 albums. Tons of Singles and EP‘s and apeared on countless compilations. The LP „Youth Against Nature“ was recored in the now famous Toe Rag Studios (London) by Liam Watson. „I See Dead People“ came with a 1000-piece puzzle, booklet, sticker and button. „Garage Punk Vol. 1“ is a double LP with 20 years of trash. The newest Recording is „You‘re Class, I‘m Trash“, release date mid November 2021. The LP will be relased also on Sounds Of Subterrania (DE) and on Slovenly Records (USA) in a swiss-german version.
The Monsters appear on Voodoorhythm Records, Switzerland. Voodoorhythm is run by Beat-Man, who is the singer and guitar player of The Monsters. Beat-Man played - and still plays in other projects like Lightning Beat-Man, Reverend Beat-Man, Die Zorros and some more.
...Go see them live on stage... they blow your brain away with lots of chainsaw massacre garage punk and primitive one-riff rock‘n‘roll trash...
THE DEVILS have formed in Naples in 2015, their first two records “Sin, you sinners!” and "Iron Butt” were produced by Jim Diamond (The White Stripes, The Sonics, The Dirtbombs) and published by Voodoo Rhythm Records.
From 2016 they have been constantly on tour, over 500 shows. Gianni Blacula rapes the guitar, Switchblade Erika hits the drums. The Devils embody the definitive sound of chaos; their style is primitive, filled with sex, sin and rock'n'- roll. They are wild, very loud and sexy.
Their third record "Beast Must Regret Nothing" is produced by Alain Johannes (QOTSA, Them Crooked Vultures, Chris Cornell, PJ Harvey) and includes a featuring with Mark Lanegan.
The Devils have been on tour with: The Sonics, Jon Spencer & The Hitmakers, Boss Hog, Mudhoney, GBH, The Monsters ect. They played in many European festivals: Azkena
Rock Festival, Helldorado, Clanx Festival, Beaches Brew, Sleazefest, Cosmic Trip, Gambeat, ect
Friday 5 May 2023
Café Bar Treppenhaus – Rorschach