Thanks to all the old and new friends who celebrated with us in Waiblingen, you are the best! A beautiful night of waltz, psychopaths and intergalactic accountants.

The great pics are by the amazing Torsten Westerpic!

SURPRISE! New shit is out!
In their new single, the Westerwaves team with Pachelbel in order to address two of the most challenging topics of the current millennium: partial differential equations and the obsession of capitalist societies with breasts that resemble particular probability distributions.
With "Neptune's Different Explanation", the Westerwaves present a minimalist rock opera which combines Hamiltonians, local maxima and the search for eternal truths while shamelessly plagiarizing Pachelbel's Canon.
The B-side of the single, "Chi-Square Boobied Girl", reinvents the rock'n'roll rhythms of the 1950s and presents them as if they had been created in an exoplanet where sexual tension is proportional to the similarity of one's breasts to particular continuous probability distributions. The post-feminist anthem that everyone was waiting for.
Enjoy at your own risk in Spotify, Bandcamp or wherever you get your Westerwaves fixes!
June 20, 2024 | 1977551 Records DK

Those millions of new songs are not going to rehearse themselves!    January 06, 2024

Since you were all particularly naughty people this year, Santa Claus is bringing you a very special present:
The Westerwaves' brand new live album, No sleep `til Børwaerk, recorded in April 2023 at the legendary Borwaerk (Netzschkau), when The Westerwaves were in the middle of the Burning Brick Bridges Tour.
Featuring live recordings of such classics as Be My Amber Heard, Deep Fried Kid or Psychodriver, No sleep `til Børwaerk packs 10 unforgettable Westertunes in 22 minutes of bliss, energy and chaos.
Our friends of DRECK Recørds give you a moshpit for Christmas, and you're gonna love it.
Soon everywhere where you can find Westerstuff:
Merry Westerchristmas!!!!!! 
December 24, 2023












Teenage KICKS on Forest FM 10pm Monday's UK


THE VAPORS (Peel session july 1979) / COCTEAU TWINS (Peel session January 31st 1983 ) / HALF MAN HALF BISCUIT

January 15, 2024
This was The Westerwaves & taugenichts Live @ Replugged. A night to remember at REPLUGGED. Loads of Westerthanks to the one and only Tobi "El Presidente" Westerwave, the best concert photographer this side of the Danube!
Thanks to everyone who came, saw and conquered at REPLUGGED. We had an amazing time and it was all because of you. Never forget: butter is a weapon and little persons are the future! Special thanks to our friends of REPLUGGED for making it possible!

November 10, 2023 replugged, Vienna

You thought this was going to be a quiet, relaxed Sunday? You were totally wrong! Our new EP is out today, and it includes a collection of eclectic tunes about penguins, nuns, weirdos, smashed guitars and cultural appropriation.

Stop what you are doing, pick your favourite cover art and enjoy the soothing sounds of The Westerwaves in Spotify, Bandcamp, or wherever you like to listen to our stuff.
November 4, 2023 ℗ 1977551 Records DK
Sad to announce that HafenSabine had to cancel our joint show The Westerwaves & HafenSabine Live @ Replugged.
We will try our best to bring the boys to Vienna as soon as possible.Yet, the Penguin Conspiracy Tour must go on! So The Westerwavesare pleased to have found a great replacement with taugenichts. Join the Penguin Punk scene!

SATURDAY, October 14, 2023

HafenSabine & The Westerwaves

live in Winnenden @Mattschwarz Dunstpuff

The Vorfelder Raus Tour

The Westerwaves are touring with HafenSabine, the hottest band in the Chinese provice of Backnang.

Pick your favourite flyer and prepare for the worst. See you in Winnenden and in Vienna!

October 14, 2023

Thanks Waiblingen, thanks Altstadtfest,

thanks boy scouts, thanks girl scouts, thanks trans scouts.

It was our pleasure to rock the shit out of all of you.

July 02, 2023

Finally, the moment you had all been waiting is here!
You can listen to our new album in Spotify, Bandcamp, Apple Music, iTunes, or wherever you get your daily dose of Westerwaves.
"12 Songs To Masturbate To" is a new collection of romantic pop anthems dealing with failure, car races, military penguins, Satan, toasters, Amber Heard, and boxes.
April 15, 2023

Prepare yourself, Waiblingen.

We bring cookies.

Thanks to our beautiful audience @ Borwaerk
for everything, you were the best.
Special thanks to the amazing
and to our hosts, the coolest gang in Vogtland!!

April 29, 2023

The loving autocratic leader of the Westerwaves, Johnny Westerwave a.k.a.

Johnny Politics is turning 60.

Yes, amazing shit.

Let’s celebrate! Join the party by listening to the Westerwaves while you slide down the slopes riding your sex slave ❤️June 03, 2023


The Westerwaves and Six Pack-  A Tribute to Punk´n´Roll

visit Netzschkau as part of the 2023 Burning Brick Bridges Tour!

An unforgettable evening of punk tunes and destroyed infrastructure ❤ Be there!   

April 29, 2023 @ Secret Location


is featuring our new single in her show! Don’t miss it!

April 18, 2023

tuesday 8 pm PT


The Westerwaves feat. Flat Joke Lisa as "Joke Lisa" @ 33:50

Look What Kat Dragged In 182- Rad Tunes Of DIY Bands Frome Around The World




has benefitted from the collaboration with the one and only Flat Joke Lisa,

who sings and plays kazoo in FLAT JOKE PSYCHODRIVER.

Flat Joke Psychodriver is a tune about the challenges posed by primary school teachers racing cars in post-apocalyptic landscapes. Something everybody can identify with.                       April 15, 2023


is a sonic steamroller with mysterious lyrics and so much psychedelic sexual tension that it will melt your brain  within seconds.


Handle with care.  April 15, 2023


is the anthem that the toasters will use when they conquer the planet. Now you know what you have to sing when your fridge kidnaps your children.


A groovy tune about the unexpected dangers of modern civilizations and their obsession of doing the laundry.


April 15, 2023


deals with one of the obsessions of The Westerwaves: military penguins.


The tune Robert Smith wished he had written, but his knowledge about penguins was just insufficient.


A song about the sacrifice that brigadier penguins have to endure to ensure that Western culture survives the attack

of evil forces. Hail the Great Nils!    April 15, 2023


is the alternative version of FLAT JOKE PSYCHODRIVER, and feels like driving at 300 km/h through the highways of Vogtland with the German police behind you and the plains of Eastern Germany in front of you.


A song about freedom, bad jokes, psychosis and fines.

If you hear PSYCHODRIVER three times in a row, you may lose your drivers license.    April 15, 2023

RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY is the song you were waiting for if you feel that you are surrounded by imbeciles.


This is the closest that the Westerwaves ever got to writing an epic stadium rock hit, and you will pump

your fist in the air while you listen to it.


When Bono first heard the tune, he allegedly claimed:

"Holy crap, if I had been able to write such an amazing song, Africa would be ten times richer than it is now

and climate change would not be a problem anymore".


On the riiiiiight siiiiide!!!! On the riiiiiight siiiiide!!!! On the riiiiiight siiiiide!!!!    April 15, 2023

DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE is a tune for the paranoids around us.

A mantra that you will sing to yourself everyday while brushing your teeth and getting ready to go to bed. Do you want to know what’s hiding in the rabbit hole?


The Westerwaves have answers!    April 15, 2023


We need harder sticks.


March 25, 2023


The Westerwaves meet Shonen Knife ❤️?A marriage made in Heaven!


March 23, 2023

The Westerwaves are sensitive to many social problems,
and discovered that people that lose their jobs were missing an anthem.
Here it is, a song to celebrate your change in labour market status.
Play loud, listen drunk, sing along (it's easy) !


September 03, 2022    © 2022  1977551 Records DK


to all our friends and foes.


Thanx for the great support in 2022.

Be prepared for some exciting new stuff in 2023.

The Westerwaves wish you

a blessed Christmas time and a 2023 full of penguins and love

SAMSTAG, 15. OKTOBER 2022 UM 18:00

Somebody put something in Otto von Bismarck's drink The Westerwaves live in Greiz @ Siebenhitze



Thanks to all the beautiful people from Siebenhitze Greiz and to Six Pack- A Tribute to Punknroll

for a night of peace, punk and pogo. The Westerwaves love you!

Don't stop believing! When you least expect it, bang! a new single
by the Westerwaves!
And this time it's about Torsten Westerpic, the prototypical North
German Man, who has a camera, drives a van, and would be in the
Vietcong if he lived in Vietnam ....
October 02, 2022    © 2022 ℗1977551 Records DK
Guerrilla punk pop for the masses.
You wanted Guerrilla Punk Pop, you get Guerrilla Punk Pop
featuring  The Nancyreagans
June 15, 2022

This was the


@ Bräuhaus Ten.Fifty..


Thanks go to our beautiful

audience and the amazing

Torsten "The Trucker"

Westerpic for his amazing

pics and truck-driving skills.












Thank you, Waiblingen!
Thank you, girl scouts and boy scouts.
You were a great audience.
And special thanks again to
Torsten Westerpic for Westerpics.

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition, and nobody expects ….

A brand new album of THE WESTERWAVES!!

May 24, 2022


It’s called DINGELINGELING and it contains 12 tunes

that will make you melt into a pot of happiness and

love of penguins.


Songs about deep fried children, Genghis Khan, Barbie,

teenage lesbian cowboys, and two classics of the Westerwaves for the first time in studio versions:


Morrissey At The Butcher’s and We Make Money Off Your Antifascism!

We love you too, ladies!


June 30, 2022



Westerwaves @Waiblingen.

Girl scouts beware!




The great Kat is featuring us in her show,

together with other aliens, stormtroopers

and wookies. Tune in! ❤

June 14, 2022

Legends among themselves:
Marky Ramone says hello
to Jesus Westerwave
(thanks go to Kris!)
April 3, 2021
This was FISH & CHIMPS 2022,
a night to remember.
Stay punk. Don’t be an antifishist.
(Very special thanks to our Torsten Westerpic for impressions)

Amazing news coming soon. Stay tuned!

#currywurst #penguins #punkrock #westerwaves #emotionalsupportpenguin


pays his taxes and the whales exhale!

Mysterious lyrics for a song about fiscal policy in Chicago in the 1920s.

Never mind prohibition, here's the Westerwaves!


Produced and mixed by the great Paula Lomeli.

video released September 24, 2020


by The Westerwaves


liner notes by Slavoj Žižek

March 20, 2021


"With The Divine Cup, The Westerwaves have created one of the most important pieces of art

of the 21st century. The album is a conceptual work that acts at the same time as an instrument of

social critique and as a transcendental element

of catharsis, in particular if you tend to like goats more than you should."


10 amazing tunes about the taliban, terror boyz,

Khomeini, Philip VII, Pierre Curie, the legendary

bootleg recording of

"Nobody cares about my Baby" and much more!


@ the COCO Bar!

"Farewell, Gerard Westerwave.
Toughest fighter on and off the stage.
Forever in our hearts."

†  Gerard Westerwave (bass)

THE DIVINE CUP by The Westerwaves. Liner notes by Slavoj Žižek

With The Divine Cup, The Westerwaves have created one of the most important pieces of art of the 21st century. The album is a conceptual work that acts at the same time as an instrument of social critique and as a transcendental element of catharsis, in particular if you tend to like goats more than you should.

The album starts with Culture Taliban, a complex portrait of modern societal struggles to conquer liberty making use of religious paraphernalia and bestiality, packed in the form of a sing-along punk anthem.

Captain Is Leaving The Boat, the second song in this collection of masterpieces, contributes to modern social theories of hierarchical thinking by stressing injustice and inequalities in post-capitalist Europe while allowing you to pump your fist in the air and scream “Step aside! Step aside!”.

Terror Boyz! is a deep self-critical assessment of child labour in industrialized economies and tells a story of exploitation and slavery of pre-adolescents, used as beer carriers for rock’n’roll bands. This song sets the path for a tune about entering the metaphysical maze of existence, accordingly titled Philosophical Detours. Legend has it that the lyrics of this song are coauthored with the renowned social philosopher Roberto Blanco.

Topless In Teheran stresses the duality of morals in phalocentric social contexts, as beautifully summarized in the anthemic sentence “Khomeini, he liked boobies but respected Ramadan”.

The contradictory nature of the ethical conundrum posed by the postmodernity of societal relations is also reflected in The Seven Sons Of Philip VII, a moral fairytale rooted in British history and where The Westerwaves show their gift for sophisticated yet humorous social critique.

Bat Soup Swinger Party and The New Legends Of Lincoln Park are seminal examples of the Westerwaves addressing the challenges of health threats and postindustrial urban landscapes, and are presented in new mixes that highlight their lyrical beauty for the first time in this album.

Finally, Flower Gardens Of Radiology concentrates on the hidden power of matriarchy within the natural sciences, as exemplified in the figure of its most relevant victim, Pierre Curie.

The album closes with an incredible piece of musical archaeology, the infamous bootleg recording of Nobody Cares About The Baby.
According to some sources, Paula Lomeli-Schrödinger made the band record this song live in a public toilet in order to capture the disappointment and despair felt by Baby Westerwave in the aftermath of the infamous Currywurst incident. The raw live recording does justice to this mythical tale of sacrifice and betrayal. 


released March 20, 2021

Produced and mixed by Paula Lomeli-Schroedinger

March 23,  2021

"Extra, Extra, Extra"

The specialized press reacts to The Divine Cup:

“The Westerwaves’ new album sounds as if Johnny Ramone, Brian Wilson and an alcoholic imam had adopted a bipolar baby and fed him every day amphetamines for breakfast”

(New Musical Express)

Normal bands bring out a single with artwork referring to the A-side.


The Westerwaves are not a normal band,


so they also have artwork for the B-side.

Because the Westerwaves only have A-sides.


released September 24, 2020

When you least expect it, The Westerwaves kickstart the second wave of pestilence!




The hardest working band in the penguin-punk scene release a mini-EP with three new tunes to short-circuit your neuronal networks.

A song about ordering bat soup while in a swinger party, another song about how neoliberals tend to wear hats and an amazing live recording of a Westerwaves classic, all for you to enjoy in Spotify, Bandcamp, or wherever you shoot your Westerwaves junk! Stay unsafe!


“ The best live album since Duke Ellington’s * Ellington at Newport* ” (Modern Jazz Times)


“ It made me want to eat chorizo (Morrissey)



“ If you play it really loud it heals syphilis ”

(Punk Medicine Review)


“ Man, do we ever love this guys. Irreverent, brave, amazing rock & roll.

(the lethargics) 



" I almost cried several times " 

(Anonymous member of the Econometric Society)



“ Amazing sound, great performance, I’ve never heard anything like this before ”

(The Monsanto Journal of Modern Music)



* * * * BREAKING NEWS  * * * * *


Easter Monday, another day of miraculous events!

You are probably amazed about The Westerwaves’

incredible productivity in the confinement weeks,

but you did not know what was expecting you today



And it’s called 




Apart from the songs about pyramids, tennis lessons and fiscal policy in Chicago that you already know, the album is full of jewels, including the first ever studio recording of the Socio-Ecological Transition Blues and songs about the ageing process of Asian women (Naoko), religious leaders in flames (The Pope Is Burning), the prediction abilities of our drummer (Forekasta), ordering pizza (Washington DC), Lithuanian apples as a challenge to agricultural commodity prices in the Balcans (Serbian Apple Whole O’Cost), figging (Ginger Girls) and modern philosophy (As Schopenhauer Said), as well as a power ballad for the lovers out there (Satanic Boyfriend). On top of that, new mixes of That Was Bowling and Lyrical Arsenal by Paula Lomeli.


Sit down, relax and enjoy the ride!


released April 13, 2020

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