ANTIGEN is melodic crust punk from Prague and has a Czech-German-Swedish line-up with ex-members from bands as Dread 101, Fear of Extinction, Jonestown, Angry Brigade, and Black Asperin. The lyrics criticize power relations, social problems, capitalism and war.
- Drums: Svata
- Guitar/Vocals: Roman
- Guitar: Anders
- Bass/Vocals: Steffi
Antigen was founded as a punk band in Göttingen (Germany) in 2002. The founding members are Steffi (Bass and Vocals), Mücke (Guitar), and Wally (Drums). The band released the first album „Fluch der Väter“ in 2006 with the newcomer-label „Skulls in Heaven”. The second LP „Ware Leben“ was released in 2011. In this year Wally left the Band and Schmied (ex-member of Dunkle Tage and Red With Anger) became the new drummer. In 2016 Mad Butcher Records released the EP „Ourselves“. After that, the band took a break. Steffi spent more time in Prague and was the vocalist in the Czech HC-band ANGRY BRIGADE from 2016 till 2018.
In 2018, Steffi found new band members for ANTIGEN in the common former band members of ANGRY BRIGADE in Prague, which influenced the sound significantly and brings crust and hardcore elements into the band. In the current line up Svata ( among others Dread 101, Exekuce) on the drums and Roman (among others Fear of Extinction, Jonestown) on the guitar. In spring 2020 the band released, in cooperation with international labels, the Album „Dust & Ashes“. Since summer 2020 Anders joined the band as the second guitarist.
um „Dust & Ashes“. Since summer 2020 Anders joined the band as second guitarist.