Alive Records


Patrick Boissel of Bomp! Records started the Alive imprint in 1993. The label specializes in garage punk with blues and folk influences. Its catalogue has included the Black Keys, Boyskout, Milky Ways, the Bloody Hollies, Detonations, and Two Gallants among others.

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Waves of Fury: 'Thirst' (Exclusive)
Today's stream comes from Somerset-based Waves of Fury. We've got a stream of the band's new release, Thirst, which is due for an October 30 release via Alive Records. Waves…
2012-10-12 16:00:01

Black Diamond Heavies on the road, readying live album
Nashville punk/blues duo the Black Diamond Heavies are headed out on the road this month to drum up support for their upcoming live album. The band will play shows in the US and Canada from now through the 28th of September. The band will release Alive As…
2009-09-09 09:00:01

Black Diamond Heavies (US / Europe), shows with Nick Cave
Nashville punk / blues duo the Black Diamond Heavies will hit the road again this month, kicking things off on September 9th in Kansas City. The first leg of their tour will wrap up with a two night stand (September 28 and 29) at Chicago's Riviera Theatre with…
2008-09-03 17:00:03

Left Lane Cruiser
Alive Records has posted a new video of Fort Wayne, Indiana's garage / blues / punk duo Left Lane Cruiser. The band is currently wrapping up their "Hillgrass Bluebilly" tour with Bob Log III and Scott Biram. The band is supporting their Alive Records debut Bring Yo Ass To The…
2008-08-25 15:00:02

Brimstone Howl to release "We Came In Peace" this September
Lincoln, NE's Brimstone Howl will release their new record We Came In Peace on September 2nd. The record was produced by The Dirtbombs' Jim Diamond, who's produced bands like the White Stripes and the Ponys among many others. Label Alive Records has released the MP3 "A Million Years" as a free download. The band is following up 2007's Dan Auerbach produced Guts of…
2008-08-01 19:09:05

Left Lane Cruiser with Bob Log III and Scott Biram
Fort Wayne, Indiana's garage / blues / punk duo Left Lane Cruiser are headed out on the " Hillgrass Bluebilly" tour this summer with Bob Log III and Scott Biram. The band will play shows across the US this August with a quick hop over the Atlantic to play France's Le Tractor Blues Festival. The band is supporting their Alive Records debut Bring Yo Ass To The…
2008-07-29 17:00:02

Brimstone Howl
Lincoln, Nebraska's Brimstone Howl will be rolling through the East Coast and Midwest in the tail end of this May. The group released Guts of Steel last year in 2007, and a video for one of the songs is available…
2008-05-14 19:00:06

Black Diamond Heavies
Nashville punk / blues duo the Black Diamond Heavies are headed out on a spring tour of the US this April in support of their 2007 full length Every Damn Time. A European tour will follow in late May. The band's follow up full length has also been completed. The record, titled A Touch of Someone Else's Class, was recorded by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys. It will hit stores on May 27th via Alive Records.…
2008-03-16 14:10:02

Turpentine Brothers (Europe)
Boston's Turpentine Brothers will kick off a European tour next week in support of their self–titled sophomore full length. The follow up to 2005's Alive Records released We Don't Care About Your Good Times has hit Europe on Alien Snatch! Records, featuring 9 tracks plus two from an aborted 7" release on Shit Sandwich. There's no word…
2008-02-04 11:00:03

Turpentine Brothers 2008 releases
Boston's Turpentine Brothers have unveiled some of their plans for the coming year. The three piece is planning to open the year with a new 7–inch Red Lounge and a new 9 song 12–inch on Germany's Alien Snatch Records. Both were recorded by Dick Curtis and are expected in February of next year. You can also check out a new song, "Time Min" on their myspace page. The band, which features members of the…
2007-12-18 15:00:04

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