PUNKNET 77 - Alien Sex Fiend



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Alien Sex Fiend was one of the most important bands from the England's early-'80s Batcave gothic punk scene. ASF was formed by Nik Fiend (aka Nik Wade, vocals) in London 1982. The other members where Mrs Fiend (aka Chrissie Wade synths/programming), Yaxi Highrizer (aka David James, guitars) and Johnny Ha-Ha (aka John Freshwater, drums). Band mixed to it's post-punk goth, Cramps-style psychobilly and electo synths.
Their debut single Ignore The Machine, became a Goth club classic, and it was followed-up with a series of club and indie chart hits.
In 1985 Johnny Ha-Ha left the band, but it didn't stop the band and 1986 ASF were the opening act on Alice Cooper's Nightmare Returns Tour. In 1987 Yaxi Highrazer left the band now ALien Sex Fiend was a Mr. & Mrs. Fiend duo. The next permanet band lin-up was in 1992: Fiends + 'Doc' Milton (keyboards) and Rat Fink Jr (guitars). In 1995 ASF left the Anagram label and formed their own 13th Moon Records.

Discography:

Ignore the Machine / Gurl at the End of My Gun (Anagram ANA-11; also as 12" with bonus track Under the Tunder (dub version of Ignore) 12-ANA-11; re-release -85, and then also as picture disc (P-ANA-11) and two different 12" (12-ANA-11 ja S-ANA-11) 08/83
Lips Can't Go / Drive My Rocket Up Uranus (Anagram ANA-15; also as 12" (12-ANA-15) with bonus track Toytown Mix (a metal mix of Lips) and 30 Second Coma) 11/83
** LP ** Who's Sleeping in My Brains (Anagram GRAM-10) 11/84
R.I.P. / New Christian Music (some with poster; Anagram ANA-18; also as 12" (12-ANA-18) with bonus track 'R.I.P. New Dub Truck; also as 10" (10-ANA-18) with bonus track 'Crazee (live)') -84
Dead and Buried / Attack (Anagram ANA-23; also as picture disc (P-ANA-23); also as 12" (12-ANA-23) with bonus track Ignore the Machine Dub) 08/84
E.S.T. (Trip to the Moon) / Boneshaker Baby (Anagram ANA-25; also as 11" (!!) (11-ANA-25) with bonus track I Am a Protuct (live)) 10/84
** LP ** Acid Bath (Anagram GRAM-18) 11/84
** LP ** Liquid Head in Tokyo (live; Anagram M-GRAM-22) 07/85
I'm Doing Time in a Maximum Security Twilight Home / I'm Doing Time (version) // In & Out of My Mind (version) / Backward Beaver (12"; Anagram 12-ANA-30) 09/85
** LP ** Maximum Security (Anagram GRAM-24) 10/85
I Walk the Line / Schools Out + Here She Comes / Can't Stop Smoking (tulpasingle Anagram SFLEP-106; also as 12" 12-ANA-53) -86
** CD ** The First Alien Sex Fiend Compact Disc (Anagram CD-GRAM-25) -86
** LP ** 'It' the Album (Anagram GRAM-26) -86
Smells Like Shit / Buggin' Me (Anagram ANA-32; also as 12", with bonus track Smells Like Shit (Plip Plop Mix) (Anagram 12-ANA-32)) -86
Hurricane Fighter Plane / ??? (Anagram ANA-33; also as 12" 12-ANA-33) -86
The Impossible Mission / ??? (Anagram ANA-34; also as 12" 12-ANA-34) -86
Here Cum Germs / ??? (Anagram ANA-38; also as 12" 12-ANA-38) -87
** LP ** Here Cum Germs (Anargam GRAM-31) -87
Stuff The Turkey / ??? (Anagram ANA-40; also as 12" 12-ANA-40)
Bun Ho / ??? (12" Anagram 12_ANA-45)
Haunted House / ??? (12" Anagram 12_ANA-46)
Now I'm Feeling Zombified / ??? (12" Anagram 12_ANA-45)
I Walk The Line / ??? (12" Anagram 12_ANA-45)
Magic / ??? (12" Anagram 12_ANA-45)
** LP ** All Our Yesterdays (Anagram GRAM-34) -88
** LP ** Too Much Acid? (Double Live Album) (Anagram GRAM-41) -89
** LP ** Curse (Anagram GRAM-46) -92
** LP ** Open Head Surgery (Anagram GRAM-51) -92
** CD ** The Altered States Of America (Anagram GRAM-60) -93
** LP ** Inferno (Anagram GRAM-80) -94
** CD ** The Singles 1983-1995 (Anagram GRAM-99) -95
** BOX ** A S F Box (Anagram WINDSONG-02)
Evolution (12" / CD-EP) (13th Moon Release) -96
Evolution Remixes (12") (13th Moon Release) -96
On A Mission Remixes (12" / CD-EP) (13th Moon Release) -97
** CD ** Nocturnal Emissions (13th Moon Release) -97
Tarot Mixes (12") (13th Moon Release) 10/98

MC's:
The Lewd, The Mad, The Ugly and Old Nik (C 90; live + studio; F.O. Reckords) -82
Turn the Monitors Up (C60; live UK & USA; F.O. Reckords) -84

Most important tracks on compilations:

Batcave; Young Limbs, Numb Hyms: R.I.P. (Cave-1) -83
Blood on the Cats: Wild Women (version) (Amagram GRAM-009) 11/83
Gothic Rock (1): Now I'm Feeling Zombified (Extended Version) (Cleopatra Records 1019-2) -93
Gothic Rock 2: 80's into the 90's: Comatose (Cleopatra Records 96482) -95
New Wave Club Class-X, Volume 1: Ignore the Machine (Original) and Ignore the Machine (Remix)(Antler Subway AS 5050)

Alien Sex Fiend links:

Alien Sex Fiend - Official Web Site
Alien Sex Fien - The Rough Guide to Rock
Alien Sex Fiend - Trouser Press
Alien Sex Fiend - Anagram Records
Alien Sex Fiend - Mick Sinclair
Alien Sex Fiend - Mick Sinclair


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Created by JJu: February 20, 1996        Who's Sleeping in Alien Sex Fiend's Brains?

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