The Bambi Molesters

Fri, 09.02.2007, Doors 21:00
Entry: EUR 8,-
DJ support by Dj Scooterman


Formed in 1995. under the influence of 60's garage and surf classics, Croatia based band THE BAMBI MOLESTERS won sympathies of rock critics and underground rock audience with their first album "Dumb Loud Hollow Twang" which was released in 1997. Since then they have been playing regularly in Croatia and all over Europe and their fiery and energetic live performances help to build their reputation as one of the finest and most original contemporary instrumental bands. In 1999. band signed the record deal with Dancing Bear. They released their second CD called "Intensity". The same CD is also released in Germany on Kamikaze Records. Both "Intensity" and "Dumb Loud Hollow Twang" gained positive reviews in music press and were nominated in various categories of Croatian music award. In December 2001 THE BAMBI MOLESTERS released their 3rd CD "Sonic Bullets: 13 From the Hip" with following guests: Peter Buck (REM), Scott McCaughey (MINUS FIVE, REM touring band), Chris Eckman (THE WALKABOUTS), Terry Lee Hale and Eduardo "Speedo" Martinez (THE FLAMING SIDEBURNS). Same as previous one, new THE BAMBI MOLESTERS record is published by Croatian record label Dancing Bear. The CD got excellent reviews in various magazines (Mojo, Uncut, Pitchfork ...) and received Croatian journalist award for the Best Album of the Year 2001. In June 2002 "Sonic Bullets:13 From the Hip" was licensed by ACE Records and is released on their BIG BEAT label. The Bambi Molesters songs are regularly played on American (KFJC, KFAI, KXLU,WREK, WHUS) and British (BBC RADIO 1 in London) radio stations. The song C Alpha E was included in the movie called "The Treat" by Jonathan Gems (screenwriter for "Mars Attacks" and "1984"). THE BAMBI MOLESTERS music can also be heard in videos ("Cross Cuts" for Tonix Pictures and Dragonfly BMX video). 3 songs from the first CD are included in the movie "Barabe" (Viba film, Slovenija). In a last couple of years the band played more than 100 gigs and supported well known acts including: THE CRAMPS, REM, CHROME CRANKS, MAN OR ASTROMAN... In July 2003. the band played as a support on R.E.M. European tour. The Bambi Molesters played on 3 gigs in front 50000 people alltogether. In June 2004, together with The Walkabouts singer Chris Eckman they formed The Strange. Their debut album "Nights of Forgotten Films" is out on Dancing Bear.


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