The band is Ape Shifter. They are from Germany. Where rock is king, and they are the future.

Ape Shifter is a heavy instrumental rock band hailing from Germany. Comprised of three talented musicians, this all-instrumental group has been making waves in the music scene with their innovative and genre-defying sound.

Founded in 2015, Ape Shifter quickly gained a devoted fan base with their intense live performances and complex musical arrangements. Known for their heavy riffs and technical proficiency on their respective instruments, the band's members have honed their skills through years of dedicated practice and collaboration.

In the studio, Ape Shifter pushes the boundaries of traditional rock music, incorporating elements of jazz, 70's rock, and experimental genres into their sound. Their compositions are epic in scope, with long, intricate tracks that showcase the band's impressive musicianship and ability to craft compelling musical narratives.

Despite their reputation as a heavy band, Ape Shifter's music is also marked by a sense of playfulness and a willingness to experiment. Their performances are high-energy and often feature unexpected twists and turns, keeping their audiences on the edge of their seats.

With a growing international fan base and a reputation as one of Germany's premier instrumental rock bands, Ape Shifter is a force to be reckoned with in the music world.

  • Jeff Aug


  • Florian Walter


  • Kurty M├╝nch


Buy the new album "Monkey Business"


Tour Dates

Ape Shifter announces tour dates for their upcoming 'Monkey Business' tour, hitting cities across Europe in the spring. Don't miss out on high-energy performances and killer rock songs from one of Germany's most iconic instrumental rock groups.


New album “Monkey Business” Out NOW!

Monkey Business Tour

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18.10.2024 DE-Wangen, JazzPoint
19.10.2024 DE-Kodersdorf, Weinscheune 
20.10.2024 NOCH FREI! / AVAILABLE!
21.10.2024 NOCH FREI! / AVAILABLE!
22.10.2024 NOCH FREI! / AVAILABLE!
23.10.2024 DE-München (TBC)
24.10.2024 SI-Ljubljana, Channel Zero
25.10.2024 AT-Graz, Wak
26.10.2024 HU-Budapest, Robot
27.10.2024 AT-Vienna, Coco Bar
28.10.2024 DE-Bamberg, Live Club
04.12.2024 DE-Rüsselsheim, Das Rind (supporting GONG)
05.12.2024 DE-Karlsruhe, Jubez  (supporting GONG)




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Ape Shifter
Weidachstra├če D-87541
Bad Hindelang, Germany