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ROOKIE RECORDS

releases: 83
founded: 1996, Kaiserslautern (jetzt Köln)
first release: Attention!Rookies "Cracked", 1996
biggest sellers:
  • 1. Spermbirds "Something To Prove" (2003)
  • 2. Jingo De Lunch "The Independent Years Best Of)" (2007)
  • 3. Die Aeronauten "Hallo Leidenschaft" (2010)
Kat. Nr: 42339 · CD · 19.02.2010 · ROOKIE RECORDS
AERONAUTEN, DIE

HALLO LEIDENSCHAFT

The 7th full album of Switzerland's greatest indie-pop band, feat. singer, producer and theatre musician Oliver "Guz" Maurmann, is called "Hallo Leidenschaft". 13 tracks, which show all facets of ...
Kat. Nr: 37110 · CD · 27.02.2009 · ROOKIE RECORDS
ALIAS CAYLON

FOLLOW THE FEEDER

After so many positive reviews of their 2005 debut ,Resorbing Everything" (Redfield Records), you could expect Flensburg-based band ALIAS CAYLON to follow the path they were on. According to that, ...
Kat. Nr: 37109 · 2 LP · 03.04.2009 · ROOKIE RECORDS
ALIAS CAYLON

FOLLOW THE FEEDER

Kat. Nr: 33571 · LP · 25.04.2008 · ROOKIE RECORDS
ATOMIC

COMING UP FROM THE STREETS

Atomic present their second album "Coming Up From The Streets". Hailing from Furth in the Bavarian Forest (an area not know for its thriving indie scene), twins Thomas and Rainer Marschel always ...
Kat. Nr: 40236 · CD · 25.09.2009 · ROOKIE RECORDS
BIESTIG

NEBENAN

Playing three-chord Punk Rock that doesn't sound cheap, dull and uninspired is certainly hard to do - everyone who has ever tried it will second that. But nevertheless, with only two (!!!) band ...
Kat. Nr: 40235 · LP · 25.09.2009 · ROOKIE RECORDS
BIESTIG

NEBENAN

Kat. Nr: 40487 · CD · 18.09.2009 · ROOKIE RECORDS
BIG DRILL CAR

A NEVER ENDING ENDEAVOUR

Orange County LA's legendary pop-punks are back! BIG DRILL CAR return with their first new recordings in 15 years, and with the original line up! Throughout the late 80s and early 90s BIG DRILL CAR ...
Kat. Nr: 37760 · CD · 08.05.2009 · ROOKIE RECORDS
BIG JOHN BATES

BANGTOWN

Big John Bates & The Voodoo Dollz from Vancouver, Canada present their fourth album "Bangtown". Don't be fooled by sCare-oline's upright bass or Big John's Gretsch guitar, this ain't no mere ...
Kat. Nr: 68104 · LP · 24.01.2014 · ROOKIE RECORDS
BITUME

ZEICHEN

Kat. Nr: 57599 · CD · 09.11.2012 · ROOKIE RECORDS
BLACK SHERIFF

NIGHT TERRORS

For those of you who think of country and western when you hear the name Black Sheriff, you're completely wrong! Black Sheriff from Cologne stand for the perfect mix of sweat driven rock and ...
Kat. Nr: 57598 · LP · 09.11.2012 · ROOKIE RECORDS
BLACK SHERIFF

NIGHT TERRORS

For those of you who think of country and western when you hear the name Black Sheriff, you're completely wrong! Black Sheriff from Cologne stand for the perfect mix of sweat driven rock and ...
Kat. Nr: 32442 · 7" · 09.11.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
BLITZTRUMPF

BLITZTRUMPF

Blitztrumpf from Karlsruhe/Southwest Germany are a brand new band with members of Real Turds, Teenkrieg, 6000 Crazy and Lost Again. The style could be described as a mixture of Street-Punkrock and ...
Kat. Nr: 31011 · 7" · 18.05.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
BOTTROPS, THE

REDUZIERT

As a teaser for the upcoming album this single comes with album track "Reduziert" plus the exclusives "Die Warnung" and "Ex-Gewalt". After Archi Alert leaving Terrorgruppe the rest of the boys found ...
Kat. Nr: 51634 · 2 L+C · 11.11.2011 · ROOKIE RECORDS
BUNGALOW 7

WE ARE HERE

"The Sixties hang out with the Seventies and celebrate till dawn with the Eighties" - in a nutshell this is what one might expect when ringing the "Bungalow 7" doorbell and finding oneself pushed ...
Kat. Nr: 48953 · LP · 06.05.2011 · ROOKIE RECORDS
CITY LIGHT THIEF

LAVIIN

On their debut, CITY LIGHT THIEF present a clever mixture of Indie, Punk, Pop, and Post-Core. Rarely are you going to hear just one voice on this one - "Laviin" (which, fittingly, is Estonian for ...
Kat. Nr: 27486 · CD · 24.02.2006 · ROOKIE RECORDS
COMMISSIONER GORDON

BEIM NÄCHSTEN..., ANSCHNALLEN!

Kat. Nr: 31001 · CD · 01.06.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
DIEGO

DIEGO

Five young men from the southwest of Germany present their debut album which will make them famous outside of their hometown Karlsruhe's city limits finally. 8 songs, perfectly arranged indie pop, ...
Kat. Nr: 59723 · CD · 15.02.2013 · ROOKIE RECORDS
DIVING FOR SUNKEN TREASURE

MOTHERFUCKER JAZZ BAR

DIVING FOR SUNKEN TREASURE are hoisting the sails again with 14 new songs on board. The journey continues where the pre-released single ,Caravan" has left us waiting: rougher, louder and more ...
Kat. Nr: 59722 · LP · 15.02.2013 · ROOKIE RECORDS
DIVING FOR SUNKEN TREASURE

MOTHERFUCKER JAZZ BAR

DIVING FOR SUNKEN TREASURE are hoisting the sails again with 14 new songs on board. The journey continues where the pre-released single ,Caravan" has left us waiting: rougher, louder and more ...
Kat. Nr: 35106 · CD · 22.08.2008 · ROOKIE RECORDS
EARTHBEND

HARMONIA

The second album from German rock trio Earthbend combines the best vestiges of the 60s and 70s from the raw energy of Led Zeppelin and The Who through to the individual creative spirit of Pink Floyd. ...
Kat. Nr: 35107 · 2 LP · 22.08.2008 · ROOKIE RECORDS
EARTHBEND

HARMONIA

double vinyl gatefold set incl.bonus track "what's next to the moon"(AC/DC) ...
Kat. Nr: 30143 · CD · 23.02.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
EARTHBEND

YOUNG MAN AFRAID

One hour drive from Berlin the Power-Rock trio consisting of André Kunze (guitar, voice), Tilo Hustan (drums, piano) and Christian Heinrich (bass, foot organ) developed their own homage to ...
Kat. Nr: 30717 · CD · 13.04.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
GELD ET NELT

BASS UFF!

Kat. Nr: 42083 · CD · 29.01.2010 · ROOKIE RECORDS
GENEPOOL

LAUF!LAUF!

The blubox gang with Guido Lucas and Thilo Schenk present their new sound and new singer on "Lauf! Lauf!". Ian Spehr, head and voice of Mink Stole (R.I.P.), replaces Letten and his lyrics add a new ...
Kat. Nr: 42082 · LP · 29.01.2010 · ROOKIE RECORDS
GENEPOOL

LAUF!LAUF!

The blubox gang with Guido Lucas and Thilo Schenk present their new sound and new singer on "Lauf! Lauf!". Ian Spehr, head and voice of Mink Stole (R.I.P.), replaces Letten and his lyrics add a new ...
Kat. Nr: 48426 · CD · 25.03.2011 · ROOKIE RECORDS
GENEPOOL

SPALTER

Spalter (Divider) is the new record by Genepool. And it's their masterpiece. One reason is the quality of their song writing, which has reached new heights - even though their former record ...
Kat. Nr: 30669 · 7" · 07.04.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
GENEPOOL / PRISTINE

SPLIT

With the return of Jack Letten/Smoke Blow the gang around the BluNoise studio sound wizards Guido Lucas and Thilo Schenk head for the (punk)rock halls of fame of the 80s. Comparisons with Joy ...
Kat. Nr: 65324 · CD · 08.11.2013 · ROOKIE RECORDS
GUZ

DER BESTE FREUND DES MENSCHEN

Kat. Nr: 30848 · CD · 20.04.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
HALLO KWITTEN

GURUS OF PEACE

The second album of the Flensburg Punk trio including Piet of Turbostaat on drums. Founded as a fun project of work mates they got really famous for rockin as hell live on stage. Musically they ...
Kat. Nr: 30847 · LP · 20.04.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
HALLO KWITTEN

GURUS OF PEACE

The second album of the Flensburg Punk trio including Piet of Turbostaat on drums. Founded as a fun project of work mates they got really famous for rockin as hell live on stage. Musically they ...
Kat. Nr: 75703 · CD · 26.09.2014 · ROOKIE RECORDS
HARD-ONS

PEEL ME LIKE A EGG

Kat. Nr: 75705 · L+C · 26.09.2014 · ROOKIE RECORDS
HARD-ONS

PEEL ME LIKE A EGG

The Australian legends are back! 2014 sees the band celebrating their 30 Year Anniversary! And they still going strong, THE HARD ONS return for their first European tour in September - their first ...
Kat. Nr: 42586 · CD · 05.03.2010 · ROOKIE RECORDS
HEARTBREAK STEREO

CARRIED THROUGH THIS WALTZ

The punk rockers from Finland are back with their follow-up full-length release "Carried Through This Waltz" after their 2008 debut record "Inspiration (Back from the Dead)". The new album features ...
Kat. Nr: 37073 · CD · 13.03.2009 · ROOKIE RECORDS
HEARTBREAK STEREO

INSPIRATION (BACK FROM THE DEAD)

Heartbreak Stereo is an energetic punk rock trio from the Southwest of Finland. After two highly recommended EPs they present their debut full-length album "Inspiration (Back from the Dead)". It ...
Kat. Nr: 33570 · CD · 25.04.2008 · ROOKIE RECORDS
I WALK THE LINE

BLACK WAVE RISING

This Finnish band, black-clad and tattooed, plays dark punkrock n' roll. They present their modern mixture, part Murder City Devils, part Rocket from the Crypt, part Social Distortion and The Clash, ...
Kat. Nr: 42736 · CD · 26.02.2010 · ROOKIE RECORDS
I WALK THE LINE

LANGUAGE OF THE LOST

This band has been around, taken the traditional approach to mastering what they do by serving their apprenticeship on the road playing honest, heartfelt music, divorced from time and trend, to ...
Kat. Nr: 31637 · CD · 07.09.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
JINGO DE LUNCH

THE INDEPENDENT YEARS

Berlin based Jingo De Lunch were one of the most important German bands at the end of the 80s and beginning of the 90s. They mixed Hardcore, Punk and Rock in a very unique way, long before ...
Kat. Nr: 28316 · LP · 16.06.2006 · ROOKIE RECORDS
KASTNER, JOHN

HAVE YOU SEEN LUCKY

Kat. Nr: 33423 · CD · 11.04.2008 · ROOKIE RECORDS
KEEGAN

LOOKING OUT FOR NO.1

Keegan's debut album, ,Looking Out For No. 1", is the end of a journey and the start of a mission for the Cologne band! After releasing a single, 'Melody' in 2003, that garnered them playlist slots ...
Kat. Nr: 28746 · CD · 25.08.2006 · ROOKIE RECORDS
KICK JONESES

STREETS FULL OF IDIOTS + BONUS

Kat. Nr: 37071 · LP · 06.03.2009 · ROOKIE RECORDS
KICK JONESES

TRUE FREAKS UNION

"TRUE FREAKS UNION" is the long awaited follow up to KICK JONESES 2003 album "TALES OF DISCONTENT". Formed out of the ashes of legendary German punks DIE WALTER ELF and sharing personnel with German ...
Kat. Nr: 46675 · CD · 03.12.2010 · ROOKIE RECORDS
KNUCKLEBONE OSCAR

WELCOME TO TRASH VEGAS

On their fourth album the Finns have a look back to their roots: Blues, Rock n Roll, Hillbilly, Surf. A wild mixture with a goodie for everybody. The rising of Chuck Berry, Little Richard and James ...
Kat. Nr: 48487 · LP · 25.03.2011 · ROOKIE RECORDS
KNUCKLEBONE OSCAR

WELCOME TO TRASH VEGAS

On their fourth album the Finns have a look back to their roots: Blues, Rock n Roll, Hillbilly, Surf. A wild mixture with a goodie for everybody. The rising of Chuck Berry, Little Richard and James ...
Kat. Nr: 27061 · CD · 16.12.2005 · ROOKIE RECORDS
LOONY

THE STRANGE AND CERTAIN KIND

Kat. Nr: 60226 · CD · 12.04.2013 · ROOKIE RECORDS
LOVE A

IRGENDWIE

The second album of Love A contains eleven new and two older tracks (singles, that appear in new versions here), oscillating between raw German speaking punk and melodic indie rock with an influence ...
Kat. Nr: 60225 · LP · 12.04.2013 · ROOKIE RECORDS
LOVE A

IRGENDWIE

The second album of Love A contains eleven new and two older tracks (singles, that appear in new versions here), oscillating between raw German speaking punk and melodic indie rock with an influence ...
Kat. Nr: 75136 · 12" · 26.09.2014 · ROOKIE RECORDS
LOVE A / KOETER

SPLIT

Printed inner sleeves with lyrics, incl. download code Two new songs each of the friendly bands from Trier and Cologne. Love A present "Atomstrom" and the more melancholic "Die Die Die". Additional ...
Kat. Nr: 50671 · LP · 26.08.2011 · ROOKIE RECORDS
MÖFAHEAD

ZAUBER DER MAGIE

Of the world's best mofa rock band in the universe MÖFAHEAD comes by the end of August the long awaited album "Zauber der Magie". In their homeland, the Saarland, the five mofa rockers and her three ...
Kat. Nr: 30485 · CD · 30.03.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
MONDO GUZZI

LITTLE BEAST

The members of Mondo Guzzi from Mannheim, Germany grew up in the 80s and played for several punk and hardcore bands. Nowadays they slowed down and created their unique style of rock music. Influences ...
Kat. Nr: 75141 · LPD · 03.10.2014 · ROOKIE RECORDS
MONKEEMAN

LO-FI AGAINST LOW LIFES

After three releases in 2005, 2007 and 2009 Monkeeman took a longer pause and are now back with a 12-song album flavoured with authentic British Powerpop and influences of Mod-Rock. Four of the songs ...
Kat. Nr: 42232 · CD · 05.02.2010 · ROOKIE RECORDS
NO SHAME

IRONING DAY

The best and most popular Finnish punk band comes up with their fifth full album "Ironing Day". Their wide range of influences and the four very different individuals in the band have helped them to ...
Kat. Nr: 28747 · 2 CD · 18.08.2006 · ROOKIE RECORDS
PLEASURE, THE

THE PLEASURE

Described by one leading music publication as producing "Beatle-conundrums between Help and Revolver", the boys from THE PLEASURE shun such narrow categorizing. "Timeless Brit-Pop" is how they ...
Kat. Nr: 35839 · CD · 07.11.2008 · ROOKIE RECORDS
PLEASURE, THE

TRAVEL INSIDE

"Travel Inside", The Pleasure's fourth offering, represents the latest in a series of sixties' style pop culture concept albums. Having concentrated on playing live in their early years (1995 to ...
Kat. Nr: 28573 · EP · 21.07.2006 · ROOKIE RECORDS
RIPCORD

LIVE AT PARKHOF

Kat. Nr: 49508 · LP · 03.06.2011 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SAMAVAYO

COSMIC KNOCKOUT

SAMAVAYO present the most honest album of their history and with "Cosmic Knockout" everything is arranged under a single overall objective: It must rock! Fucking rock! SAMAVAYO is one of those bands ...
Kat. Nr: 39910 · CD · 18.09.2009 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SENSATIONAL SKYDRUNK HEARTBEAT ORCHESTRA, THE

GROWN

On their debut "Grown" the band of nine from the heart of Bavaria presents ten songs, which show the diversity and possibilities of such an extraordinary ensemble. The foundation of their songs is ...
Kat. Nr: 50779 · CD · 30.09.2011 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SENSATIONAL SKYDRUNK HEARTBEAT ORCHESTRA, THE

HINTERLAND

,Hinterland", the second album of The Sensational Skydrunk Heartbeat Orchestra, will be released on September 30th 2011 on Rookie Records. Two years after their debut album, ,Hinterland" picks up, ...
Kat. Nr: 49081 · CD · 23.04.2011 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SEWER RATS

RAT ATTACK

During the last 4 years the SEWER RATS put their name on the map of the European Rock 'n' Roll scene and whoever went to shows, read fanzines or listened to college radio came across this four-piece ...
Kat. Nr: 50641 · CD · 16.09.2011 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SEWER RATS, THE

WILD AT HEART

They have come a long way with their second full lenght album. But it might as well will get them very far... And in deed, those two years in the making was just the time it took the SEWER RATS to ...
Kat. Nr: 50640 · LP · 16.09.2011 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SEWER RATS, THE

WILD AT HEART

They have come a long way with their second full lenght album. But it might as well will get them very far... And in deed, those two years in the making was just the time it took the SEWER RATS to ...
Kat. Nr: 74409 · CD · 22.08.2014 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SIGOURNEY WEAVERS, THE

BLOCKBUSTER

The Sigourney Weavers from smalltown Luvika, in the nowhere of Sweden, have all qualities you are looking for as label: musically well educated, coupled with the perfect sense for catchy melodies. ...
Kat. Nr: 74410 · LP · 22.08.2014 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SIGOURNEY WEAVERS, THE

BLOCKBUSTER

The Sigourney Weavers from smalltown Luvika, in the nowhere of Sweden, have all qualities you are looking for as label: musically well educated, coupled with the perfect sense for catchy melodies. ...
Kat. Nr: 45313 · CD · 03.09.2010 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SPERMBIRDS

A COLUMBUS FEELING

SPERMBIRDS are Germany's, heck, lets face it, mainland Europe's most consistent and biggest hardcore punk band. Their debut "Something To Prove", released in 1986, is rightly regarded as a full ...
Kat. Nr: 53441 · LP · 09.03.2012 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SPERMBIRDS

A COLUMBUS FEELING - LIMITED SPLATT

LIMITED EDITION ON SPLATTER COLOR VINYL! SPERMBIRDS are Germany's, heck, lets face it, mainland Europe's most consistent and biggest hardcore punk band. Their debut "Something To Prove", released in ...
Kat. Nr: 45283 · CD · 13.06.2005 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SPERMBIRDS

COMMON THREAD

Kat. Nr: 31650 · 2 DVD · 09.11.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SPERMBIRDS

ME AND MY PEOPLE

"Me And My People" is a D.I.Y.-Film that tells the story of the Spermbirds, one of Europe's first Hardcore bands. It is also about the longtime friendship of five young dudes from a german smalltown, ...
Kat. Nr: 30088 · CD · 16.03.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SPERMBIRDS

SET AN EXAMPLE + BONUS

In 2004 "Set an example" was the first album in original line-up after a six year break. The Hardcore-Punk Pioneers from good old K-Town, Germany were back with a bang! The CD now comes enhanced with ...
Kat. Nr: 45286 · LP · 01.04.2004 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SPERMBIRDS

SOMETHING TO PROVE

Kat. Nr: 45285 · CD · 21.04.2006 · ROOKIE RECORDS
SPERMBIRDS

SOMETHING TO/NOTHING IS (BONUS)

Kat. Nr: 66308 · LP · 22.11.2013 · ROOKIE RECORDS
STANFIELDS, THE

FOR KING AND COUNTRY

Singer Jon Landry explains the band's motivation to write the acoustic album as follows: ,There was no motive to write "For King and Country" other than trying to challenge ourselves. As songwriters, ...
Kat. Nr: 70032 · LPD · 28.03.2014 · ROOKIE RECORDS
STATUES ON FIRE

PHOENIX

Statues On Fire from Sao Paulo play together since last year only, but founding members Andre and Lalo have written punk rock history with their former band Nitrominds in the last 18 years. Andre, ...
Kat. Nr: 30395 · CD · 23.03.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
STEAKKNIFE

PARALLEL UNIVERSE OF THE DEAD

Kat. Nr: 41549 · LP · 06.11.2009 · ROOKIE RECORDS
STEAKKNIFE

PARALLEL UNIVERSE OF THE DEAD-PICLP

LIMITED EDITION PICTURE VINYL OF THIS PUNKROCK GEM. Finally the long expected fourth studio album of the punk rock dinosaur from Saarbrücken, Germany. More than 100 years of experience with bands ...
Kat. Nr: 27063 · CD · 16.12.2005 · ROOKIE RECORDS
STOKOE

THE EXPERIMENT HAS BEEN A COMPLETE

Kat. Nr: 74404 · CD · 29.08.2014 · ROOKIE RECORDS
TOWN HEROES, THE

SUNDAY MOVIES

The Town Heroes are an alternative rock power duo from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, crafting catchy, lyrical, hard-hitting and anthemic songs that sound like a party you wish you were at. Although ...
Kat. Nr: 41131 · CD · 13.11.2009 · ROOKIE RECORDS
VARIOUS - ATTAC COMPILATION

DIE VERHÄLTNISSE ROCKEN - 10 JAHRE

"Die Verhältnisse rocken" is a compilation to the celebrate the 10th anniversary of Attac Germany. Social and economic injustice determine everyday life for growing parts of the population, not only ...
Kat. Nr: 28314 · EP · 19.01.2007 · ROOKIE RECORDS
VARSITY DRAG

FOR CRYING OUT LOUD

colored 10" ...
Kat. Nr: 28044 · CD · 05.05.2006 · ROOKIE RECORDS
WALTER ELF

DIE ANGST DES TORMANNS - REMASTERED

Kat. Nr: 45290 · DVD · 20.01.2006 · ROOKIE RECORDS
WALTER ELF

DON'T FORGET THE FUN!

Die lange verschollenen Aufnahmen des legendären Abschiedskonzert der Lauterer Punkrocker aus dem Jahre 1991 in der Kammgarn zu Kaiserslautern. Angekündigt durch SPERMBIRD Fronter Lee Hollis (auf dem ...
Kat. Nr: 28043 · CD · 05.05.2006 · ROOKIE RECORDS
WALTER ELF

HEUT' ODER NIE - REMASTERED

Kat. Nr: 44873 · CD5 · 30.07.2010 · ROOKIE RECORDS
WALTER ELF

MÄNNER IN ROT

The legendary WALTER ELF were founded back in 1983 and spearheaded the German speaking punk movement of the late 80s and early 90s. Over the years they changed from so called "fun punk" where the ...
Kat. Nr: 28851 · CD · 22.09.2006 · ROOKIE RECORDS
YAKUZI

ONE TO ALL

First: the new Yakuzi album is no ska-punk record even the six piece from Pforzheim has horns. Second: they play catchy and diversified trumpet-punk, fueled with virtuosity and juvenile energy, no ...
Kat. Nr: 33372 · CD · 28.03.2008 · ROOKIE RECORDS
YAKUZI

THIN RED LINE

Hailing from Pforzheim in Southwest Germany, Yakuzi's new album "Thin Red Line" is hard to define with one short tagline. Like their last album in 2006 "One to All" expect a high-explosive mixture of ...
 

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