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Colbinger

Colbinger

Rock / Folk (DE)

Colbinger – voice, songwriter, lyricist, guitarist from southern Germany.
He knows the light and the shadows, the joys and the doubts and, above all, the hope that lets you go on and calls his songs rememberers and companions.
His charismatic voice, from rough to tender, loud to quiet and his very personal style interweave strongly accentuated acoustic rock with elements from country and folk, with the lightness of the funk and the melancholy of the blues.
Colbinger has a clear message: “The certainty of the creative power of the good.”
He takes us on a journey, shaped by the irrepressible lust for life and to face our own trials and tribulations, in order to perhaps be one more insight later with a wink. Everything starts in the here and now and not elsewhere.
It is his natural power of expression and his sense of the moment, the deep poetic texts and his musical joy that reach and inspire the hearts of his audience. So is his motto: “Let’s get going and let’s stay tuned.” Colbinger is on the “Sünder. Pilger & Rebell” tour in 2021/2022 and has his new album of the same name in his luggage and also recites from his two previously published books of poetry. He started his extensive concert activities in 2017 and since then these have included over 350 concerts in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. On his entire way from earlier years to here, he has shared the stage with Tito & Tarantula, Mother’s Finest, Alvin Lee, Eb Davis, Jesper Munk, Purple Schulz and Sophie Hunger, for example.
The trip goes on. www.colbinger.com Schallmagazin (Berlin) – winter edition 2020/2021
“With an unmistakable voice and an emphatically rocking acoustic guitar, he also knows how to convince on the new album with songs full of emotion and expressiveness.” DaHogn – online magazine from the Bavarian Forest (Bavaria) / 23.11.2020
“If you are looking for songs and lyrics with depth, if you don’t believe in superficial trallala and would like to (concentrate) on the essentials in between, this album is warmly recommended to you – literally.”

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Stand Up Stacy

Stand Up Stacy

German – punk rock

Stand Up Stacy is the alternative rock hope from Munich. Known for their explosive live shows and an overwhelming melodic sound, they take the typical punk rock sound of blink-182 or Sum 41 to a new level. They found a way to bring the sound of the great rock bands of the 2000s to the present day by mixing intoxicating choruses with interesting influences and harmonies. After two EPs since 2016, Stand Up Stacy released their first album “The Magnificent You” in spring 2020.

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Sweet Needles

Sweet Needles

French HEAVY Rock

Sweet Needles is a heavy rock band from Paris.
The stage is their place to be : they put a powerfull and honest show where power rock, heavy riffs and melo-dies crosses creating their own sound and musical style.

Formed in 2012, Sweet Needles is the result of several years of friendship between the five members. Created by the twins Arthur and Oscar , quicly followed by their childhood friends Simon & Paul. Then, the 4 boys met their drummer Hippolyte at a local live show.
The band releases its first demo «Opus 33» in 2014 in a sleaze / glam rock style. Sweet Needles then changes its line-up in 2016 and welcome its new bass player, Arthur who will strenghten the band’s bounds and its creativity.

Sweet Needles goes back in the studio to record a new EP, «Broken Bones», in a more hard rock / heavy metal style. Their single ‘Failed’ recorded at the end of 2016 in Junior Rodriguez’s home studio. his single shows the band’s willingness to explore different musical kind of music. The quintet is always looking for renewing itself.
After numerous live shows and having a solid fanbase in Paris, the band leaves the city to defend its EP around France and crosses borders to play in Belgium, England and Switzerland.
In February 2019, they win the contest organized by Deezer, OUIFM, Rock Hard, MyRock & Gerard Drouot Productions and open for the famous american band POP EVIL in Paris. Then, Sweet Needles also wins the contest to play at the Raismes Festival along-side artists like Glenn Hughes, H.E.A.T, Phill Campbell etc.
Sweet Needles is now working on the release of its first album planned for the end of 2021, recorded in the studios of french Bertrand & Eric Poncet from the band Chunk! No Captain Chunk! No Captain Chunk!
Their 4 singles (Be Bop, Egotrip, Another Land and Better late than never) gives us a taste of this album : a style at the crossroads of rock’n’roll and metal, a hard rock from their generation. The band is promising a various and punchy album, bringing a breath of fresh air and a future to hard rock music without necessarily trying to fit in a box.

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Thundermother

Thundermother

Hard rock

High Voltage Rock ‘n’ Roll – Thundermother from Stockholm live and breathe the rock ‘n’ roll. Guitar goddess Filippa Nässil founded the band in 2009. After exceptional singer Guernica Mancini joined the troupe two years ago, a steep international rise began. Her blues-soaked voice invites comparisons with various queens of Classic Rock – with this frontwoman the Swedes have hit the jackpot. Driven by the hard attack of her drummer Emlee Johansson, the ladies show the finger to all those gentlemen who consider rock ‘n’ roll to be an exclusive male domain. With three discs in their luggage and constantly on tour, Thundermother are now ready for the next big throw with their upcoming, hotly anticipated fourth album.

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Doctor Victor

DoctorVictor

Doctor Victor

DoctorVictor

Czech – hard rock

The retro rock band Doctor Victor, known mainly for their energetic live performances and uncompromised rock sound, are currently celebrating the achievement of their front man Vojta Bureš, aka Victor, who made it through to the finals of the prestigious John Lennon Songwriting Contest.
He succeeded with his song Can’t Stop Rock’n’Roll, on which he recorded all of the instruments, vocals, and which he also produced and mixed by himself. Watch a video of Victor recording Can’t Stop Rock’n’Roll HERE

This multi-genre competition, which is entered by thousands of songwriters from around the world each year, aims to pass on the legacy of John
Lennon and support up-and-coming songwriters. It was founded in 1997 and its doors are open to both professional musicians and amateurs. The contestants compete in 12 categories according to genre and the judges include, among others, singer Fergie, music legends George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Sheila E and legendary bass guitarist Flea from Red Hot Chilli Peppers. It was them who sent Vojta Bureš to the finals with his song Can’t Stop Rock’n’Roll.

“Where have all the riffs gone ?! Look no further than Doctor Victor from Prague and their John Lennon Songwriting Contest winning entry “Can’t Stop R’n’R.” This song is the embodiment of unapologetic rock & roll and most importantly brings together a refreshing combination of raw energy, noise and songwriting. ” Matthew Reich – Vice President, Tours and US Tours and Promotions, John Lennon Songwriting Contest

The entry fees of the contestants are also used to finance the educational John Lennon bus, which houses a mobile recording studio. Therefore, the competition benefits not only its winners, but also children from the United Kingdom, who have the opportunity of learning to record music and create video clips and documentaries as part of their school classes.
The band Doctor Victor, who are active performers, were chosen to support the legendary AC / DC during their concert in the Czech Republic.
On top of that, the energetic trio has toured the United States once and the United Kingdom twice and boasts collaborations with bass guitarist Ida Nielsen and Nazareth singer Dan McCafferty, with whom they recorded his third studio album. To this date, however, they have only released one album of their own. It bears the fitting name 1st Prescription and is available only electronically on the band’s official website.
Victor is also a recipient of the prestigious Berklee College of Music scholarship and runs the musical school Doctor Victor Academy,
where he also teaches.

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Oversense

Oversense

German hard rock / metal

An extraordinary mix of catchy melodies, fat guitar riffs, driving drums and the power voice of frontman Danny Meyer, that’s OVERSENSE.

The music of the Lower Franconian band lives on their debut album “The Storyteller”, which will be released on 05/12/2017 via Dr. Music Records, from the variety of songwriting that moves between different metal and rock styles. The combination of hard headbanger riffs, bombastic orchestra and choirs create a unique sound in the form of fast heavy metal tracks to melodious power rock.

In addition to renowned metal festivals such as the Out & Loud and the Christmas Bash Festival, the band has already supported metal greats such as In Extremo and Order Ogan at the Metal Hammer Awards and recently toured europe with metal legend DORO.

In 2012, Oversense was founded as a studio project by Danny Meyer and Patrick Lippert. The first songs were recorded in the home studio and mixed and mastered in collaboration with producer Olaf Reitmeier in the Gatestudio in Wolfsburg.

Soon it was clear: these songs have to be on stage. The missing band members were supplemented by friends and former fellow musicians and also by contacts made via social networks. In 2013, Oversense took to the stage for the first time in full cast.
After the 2014 debut EP “Dreamcatcher”, which was recorded on its own and mixed in the Wolfsburg Gate Studio, work began immediately for her new record “The Storyteller”. After the first drum recordings in February 2015, twelve pieces were created again in close cooperation with the producers Olaf Reitmeier (Avantasia, Kamelot, Epica) and Miro Rodenberg (Edguy, Brainstorm, Rhapsody Of Fire), which were arranged, recorded and produced with great attention to detail.

With “The Storyteller” the Melodic Metaller around singer Danny Meyer, the two guitarists Marco Volpert and Marcel Winkler, bassist Lisa Geiß (ex-Arven) and drummer Patrick Lippert connect directly to their EP. However, they surprise with an extra load of hard riffs and pressing drums, as well as some style experiments.

OVERSENSE have produced an impressive album with “The Storyteller”, which will certainly cause a sensation in the scene. The northern Bavarians confirm that the German melodic metal offspring are in good shape. OVERSENSE have put together a strong team and with their new album they have produced a very special masterpiece that will not only inspire fans of bands like Edguy, Orden Ogan or Brainstorm!

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The New Roses

The New Roses

German rock

THE NEW ROSES One More For The Road!

With her song “ Without A Trace “ landed THE NEW ROSES on the US cult biker TV series “Sons Of Anarchy” and thus also delivered the song for the “ Sons Of Anarchy “Trailer campaign in Germany.

After intensive touring in recent years, belong THE NEW ROSES In 2019 one of the very few new rock bands from Germany who have managed to position themselves internationally. So stood THE NEW ROSES over 300 times on the club and festival stages all over Europe. The highlights are definitely the shows at HELLFEST (FR), SWEDEN ROCK (SE), MASTERS OF ROCK (CZ), HARDROCK HELL (UK); WINTERSTORM (UK), the UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FESTIVAL.

Started in November 2018 THE NEW ROSES their first US live activities. As the first German band ever THE NEW ROSES from KISS management to THE KISS CRUISE that led from Florida to the Bahamas.

THE NEW ROSES stand for authentic “working class rock music” that puts the song and the connection to the audience at the center of their work. Through various influences from classic and hard rock to country and blues, this independent sound is created, which makes it clear: This is what stadium rock sounds like today! “

With her two albums “DEAD MAN`S VOICE” (2016) and “ ONE MORE FOR THE ROAD “ (2017) placed THE NEW ROSES in the top 20 of the German album charts and received top reviews in the rock press internationally.

The three singles were released with over 6000 plays “Life Ain`t Easy “, “Every Wild Heart” and “One More For The Road “Has been a long-running hit on German rock radios since August 2017 and is now a permanent fixture on local rock broadcasters.

In the late summer of 2019 the new album will be launched internationally via Napalm Records, accompanied by an extensive European tour.

The signs point to a storm!

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Haxan

Haxan

Hard Rock UK

Häxan are Sam Bolderson, (Vox / guitar), Harriet Wadeson, (bass), and Jess Hartley, (drums).
Based in South Wales and with such influences
like Suzi Quatro, AC / DC and Led Zeppelin, theirs
The sound is driven by classic rock riffs,
paired with modern hooks and catchy melodies.

Previous highlights:
Appearances at a number of festivals and shows in
UK, Europe and the USA. Some festivals include:
– Monsters of Rock Cruise, Miami USA
– Rock the Boat, Australia
– Planet Rockstock, UK
– Hard Rock Hell, UK
– HRH AOR, UK
– Rock and Bicycle Festival, UK
– The Court Party, UK
– Lechlade, UK
– Demerock, BE
– Sasem Dusem, DE

– To be handpicked by Status Quo himself as the main character
Support for their appearance at the Lechlade Music Festival.

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Odeville

Odeville

German-speaking rock

It was the change to German-language music that made the Hamburg band Odeville more accessible. Without giving up the desire for unconventional song structures.

The band’s penultimate album – “Phoenix” – then turned out to be an ingratiating courtesy to the hottest work to date. And made many new fans curious. Over all the past years and records, Odeville have proven again and again what they are ultimately about: repositioning themselves again and again and producing great music with great elegance and unbridled ambition – regardless of all expectations, drawers and already reached fan circles. And then came “Rom” – a strong album on which a lot was completely different and new. Not only for the band itself, but also generally within the German-language rock music scene.

Now the band is currently working on the groundbreaking new album in various studios under the direction of Arne Neurand (Donots, … Trail of Dead, Revolverheld). Does this come full circle? Are completely new doors opening? Who knows … at Odeville a lot, if not everything, is possible!

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Marco Mendoza

Marco Mendoza

USA rock

Marco Mendoza, the acclaimed bassist of The Dead Daisies, Thin Lizzy and Whitesnake, will embark on a European spring tour in May 2020.
Marco Mendoza has a musical background that is shaped by his Mexican heritage. At a young age, his grandmother in Tijuana, Mexico, led him through his steps on the piano before turning to the guitar.
After joining local bands in the Los Angeles scene at a young age, his first break was not due to come until 1989, when former Black Sabbath drummer Bill Ward recruited him as part of his solo band. This should be his springboard to play with some of the greatest bands and musicians in the rock world, including John Syke’s Blue Murder, Thin Lizzy, Ted Nugent and Whitesnake, to name a few.
With his savvy and highly sought-after skills as bassist and singer, he was also a guest musician and session player with Tommy Shaw (Styx), David Coverdale (Whitesnake), Dolores O’Riordan (Cranberries) and Neal Schon (Journey).