Label: Virgin - 258 747-222,Virgin - 258 747,Totenkopf - TOT 222 • Format: CD Album • Country: Germany • Genre: Rock • Style: Punk
All members except one are German, though Campino's mother, Jenny, was English. The drummer Vom comes from England. The band is reputed to have played for free at private birthday parties or similar events in their early years, so long as the host provided them with unlimited beer and covered all damage caused by the band.
Guitarist Walter November left the band in November due to his drug problems. The Amour Fou (Crazy Love) - Clémentine - 30℃ released their first album titled Opel -Gang in early on their own label Totenkopf skull. After the filming the congregation called for the church to be reconsecrated. German public television refused to screen the video for several years for fear of offending churchgoers.
Heino successfully obtained a court order to cease and desist. The title explained the front cover of the LP, which carried a picture of the band members dressed as pirates aboard a ship.
The original back cover featured the skeleton of a dog sitting in front of a gramophone, a caricature of the His Master's Voice Schwarzwaldklinik - Die Toten Hosen - Bis Zum Bitteren Ende - Live! used by EMI. Legal action by EMI prompted the album cover to be changed to the skeleton of an eagle, which, along with the Jolly Rogerbecame a band logo. In lateTrini Trimpop moved from drumming for the band into their management, where he worked until Inthey recorded their third album, Damenwahl Ladies' Choice.
The Damenwahl tour was sponsored by the northern German condom manufacturer Fromms, who arranged for free samples to be scattered amongst the crowd. The album contains rock versions of German s pop songs. It charted in the German and Austrian Top Inthe band released their commercial breakthrough, the album Ein kleines bisschen Horrorschau A little bit of horrorshow. For half a year the band played on stage at the Kammerspiele Bad Godesberg theatre in Bonn, alongside Ralf Richter, the play's lead actor.
They were chosen by the jury as the best band of the event. Their spring tour in included a sell-out performance at the huge Westfalenhallen in Dortmund.
In the Toten Hosen released their album Learning English Lesson Onea tribute to the band's musical influences, consisting mainly of cover versions of English punk rock classics.
Each track featured at least one member of the original band that had recorded it. The album Schwarzwaldklinik - Die Toten Hosen - Bis Zum Bitteren Ende - Live! marked the beginning of the band's collaboration with T. Smithsongwriter and lead singer of The Advertswhich continues to the present day. The right-wing Republikaner party failed in its attempt to have the song banned for defamation and thereby unintentionally contributed to the success of the single.
The song grossed half a million Deutsche Mark. Buy ME! Its songs express opinions on consumerism, advertisement and right-wing extremism. In the summer of Die Toten Hosen performed as the supporting act for U2 on their Zoo TV tour in Germany, with audiences of over 50, people at each concert. On the cover the members of the band are naked, portraying pretentious millionaires from the music industry surrounded by nude women. For a period, Die Toten Hosen had three albums in the German charts at the same time.
In the band was on the road for almost the entire year in Germany and neighbouring countries. Starting in Aprilthe Toten Hosen got their own radio program on Fritz radio in Berlin, called Tausend Takte Tanzmusik "a thousand beats of dance music". The show aired every Sunday Ultimo Koprophago - Eaten - Zombie Ballads Vol.
1 7 to 8 pm for a year. Its songs deal with faith and religion. In May they headlined the Rock am Ring festival. In the same year the band released their second live album Im Auftrag des Herrn on the Lord's behalf. The death of Dutch girl Rieke Lax at the concert prompted the band to release the song "Alles ist eins" Everything is one in her memory.
Campino was twice hospitalised after concerts in Byron Bay and Geelong in Australia. When a goal is scored at the Island Of Dreams - Fancy - Five ground, the Esprit Arenathe chorus of the band's song "Strom" is played. The band released a football-themed song named " Bayern " in in which they proclaim that they would not join Bayern Munich under any circumstances.
The director, famous actor Klaus Maria BrandauerLega Non Capisco - Seven Minutes Of Nausea / Patareni - Seven Minutes Of Nausea / Patareni criticised for the play's unadventurous staging, but Campino was cheered by the audience. Artist Andreas Gursky produced Tote Hosena blown up photograph of the crowd from a Die Toten Hosen concert, depicting youths excitedly cheering for the band, many wearing the red Hosen shirt.
It is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art. German rock group Samsas Traum covered "Hier kommt Alex" with a more gothic sound. Lead singer Alexander Kaschte changes the final lyric to "Hey! Ich bin Alex! I am Alex! In andthe band played at Przystanek Woodstockthe biggest open air festival in Europe. Inthe band played several dates in Central Asia and became the first foreign rock band to perform in the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan since A special edition includes a bonus CD with cover versions of songs that influenced the band.
On 26 April it was announced that former drummer Wolfgang Rohde had died after suffering from cancer. All band members are self-taught musicians. At the beginning of their musical career most of them Schwarzwaldklinik - Die Toten Hosen - Bis Zum Bitteren Ende - Live!
still at school. Their first album was recorded in a studio rented by the hour. Die Toten Hosen were mainly influenced by punk bands from the s, to whom they frequently pay tribute in recorded work and live performances. On occasion they have played songs by the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. They can be seen as pioneers of "Volxmusic",  which combines elements of German folk music with jazz, hip-hop or rock.
In some of their songs Die Toten Hosen experiment with strings or wind instruments. A few songs have elements that are lifted from jazz e. For the most part, The Toten Hosen have not departed substantially from their original style of music, choosing power chords straightforward lyrics, simple melodies and anthem-like choruses over long instrumental solos.
Other influences on the music of Die Toten Hosen include Schwarzwaldklinik - Die Toten Hosen - Bis Zum Bitteren Ende - Live! punk, punk blues, heavy metal, thrash metal, and hard rock. The focus of the band's music has gradually shifted from funny and nonsensical to serious. The songs from the band's first LP were mostly about having fun, but by the end of the s they were focusing more on political and social issues such as racism.
The band openly support political and social organizations in their music, interviews and by donations, but are not affiliated with any political party. Inthe band attracted publicity by posing undressed for posters of the animal rights group PETA under the slogan Lieber nackt als im Pelz Better naked than in fur. From to their web site had a public discussion forum but this was terminated without explanation. Schwarzwaldklinik - Die Toten Hosen - Bis Zum Bitteren Ende - Live!
the course of the band's history, Die Toten Hosen have expressed their loyalty to their home town in various ways. At the end of the s, they helped the club Schwarzwaldklinik - Die Toten Hosen - Bis Zum Bitteren Ende - Live! donatingDM towards signing the player Anthony Baffoe. Inthe band Ill Be There For You - Various - Sunshine Dance 98 an advertising contract with the Diebels Breweryand donated the proceeds to the club's "Nachwuchs" youth sidewho wear the band's skull emblem on their shirts.
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