The Apers

The Apers

 Rotterdam, South Holland, NLD
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Old school punkrock from Rotterdam, The Netherlands. On Asian Man Records! For fans of Ramones, Queers, Undertones, Screeching Weasel and old Green Day. Funny, fast and full of energy. More than 900 shows all around the world, including shows in legendary clubs like CBGB's, Gilman Street & Paradiso.

Biography

The Apers are a punkrock band from Rotterdam, The Netherlands, who started playing in 1996. Since then they have played more than 900 shows all over the world, including tours in Europe, USA and the UK.

The band has released 5 full-length records. The last one, from 2009, was released by Asian Man Records from California, USA, home of bands like The Queers, Riptides, Kepi Ghoulie and Classics Of Love (ex- Operation Ivy).

The Apers has the pleasure of sharing stages with great bands like The Queers, Groovie Ghoulies, The Hives, Chixdiggit, Hanson Brothers, Dee Dee Ramones, Marky Ramone, Ben Weasel, Teenage Bottlerocket, The Mr. T Experience, Teen Idols, Heideroosjes, Epoxies, Pulley, Peter Pan Speedrock, Off With Their Heads, Dear Landlord, Mad Caddies, Methadones, Copyrights, The Ergs!, Toys That Kill, Yum Yums, Manges, Uncommon Men From Mars and Therapy?

In 2011 The Apers went to the US and Canadian East Coast for a 3-week tour with The Queers. In June they will visit California and Nevada for 10 more shows with this band.

After the summer, tours for Italy and France are planned, plus a split 10" with Sons Of Buddha on the French recordlabel Dirty Witch Records.

Besides playing punkrock, the Apers also run a small underground label called Monster Zero. This way they help bands that they feel deserve the attention.

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Discography

Selected discography The Apers:

* Teenage Drama Every Kid Will Understand (2000 / Stardumb + Little People Records, The Netherlands / 8 songs / CD and 10")

* split CD with Retarded (2001 / Wynona Records, Italia / 6 songs each)

* The Apers (2001 / Stardumb Records, The Netherlands /12 songs / CD and LP)

* The Buzz Electric (2003 / Stardumb Records, The Netherlands / 12 songs / CD and LP)

* The Wild & Savage Apers, Singles & Outtakes (2004 / Stardumb Records, The Netherlands / many songs / CD only)

* Skies Are Turning Blue (2005 / Stardumb Records, The Netherlands / 14 songs / CD only)

* split 7" with Sonic Dolls (2006 / It's Alive Records, USA / 2 songs each)

* Reanimate My Heart (2007 / U-Sonic, Europe & Insubordination, USA & Heavy Birth did the vinyl / 10 songs / CD and LP)

* split 7" with the 20Belows (2008 / Peabrain Records, Denmark / 2 songs each)

* 45 rpm EP Art Of The Underground Single Series (2008 / AOTU, USA / 2 songs)

* You Are Only As Strong As The Table You Dance On (2009 / Asian Man Records, USA / 14 songs / CD and LP)

* Still Cruisin' After All These Beers (2010 / Dirty Witch Records, F / 12 songs / CD) Compilation of singles and outtakes.