Archive for August, 2008

Kraftwerk – Metal on Metal

Monday, August 25th, 2008

Kraftwerk, German for power plant or power station is an influential electronic music band from Düsseldorf, Germany. The sound the band makes combines driving, repetitive rhythms with catchy melodies. The group’s simplified lyrics are at times sung through a vocoder or generated by computer-speech software. In the mid to late 1970s and the early 1980s, Kraftwerk’s distinctive sound was revolutionary for its time, and it has had a lasting impact across nearly all genres of modern popular music.

Xavier Nadoo – Dieser Weg

Monday, August 18th, 2008

Xavier Kurt Naidoo, born October 2, 1971 in Mannheim, Germany, is a German singer and songwriter of Indian South African descent, who sings in German and occasionally in English. He is known for his soulful voice and has collaborated with several famous artists such as the Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA, Deborah Cox and 3-P’s Sabrina Setlur, along with the Swiss artist Stress. Many of his lyrics show his deep Catholic beliefs.

Edguy – All the Clowns

Monday, August 11th, 2008

Edguy is a power metal band from Fulda, Germany that was formed in 1992. The band was founded in 1992 by 14-year-old students Tobias Sammet, Jens Ludwig, Dirk Sauer, and Dominik Storch. The name “Edguy” was an affectionate epithet for Mr. Edgar Zimmerer, their math teacher at the time.

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Megaherz – Freiflug

Monday, August 4th, 2008

Megaherz is a German electronic/rock group that was formed in 1993 in southern Germany. One of the most famous songs of the band is Gott sein (“To be God”) on first full album Wer Bist Du? (“Who Are You?”).

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