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December 7, 2011

Amphi Festival 2012: More News!

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Counting Amphi Festival among the reasons to look forward to 2012, organizers are happy to announce that the preparations – not for Christmas but at Christmas time – for the 11th edition of the Orkus Open Air Amphi Festival of Jul 21-22 next year are as thick as if the festival were to start tomorrow! And what preparations they are, ladies and gentlemen!

New bands are added to the lineup, with more than 20 confirmed acts to date. The Sisters of Mercy, And One, Eisbrecher, Blutengel, Project Pitchfork, Combichrist, Camouflage, Front Line Assembly, DAF, Mono Inc., Corvux Corax, Nachtmahr, 18 Summers, Coppelius, [:SITD:], Solar Fake, Haujobb, Assemblage 23, Seabound, Aesthetic Perfection, A Life Divided, [X]-RX, Tyske Ludder, Whispers in the Shadows, Eisenfunk, Schoengeist, Lord of the Lost. Also, Dr. Mark Benecke, the expert forensic specialist is going to take you in the fascinating and bizarre world of forensic biology.

Amphi camp, located in the beautiful Jugendpark is going to open its gates at festival time, and you can already purchase camping tickets exclusively from the Amphi Festival ticket shop. Information on camping, facilities and rules can be found here. www.amphi-festival.de/2012/camping.html

Christmas special offers abound in the Amphi Festival shop, with 25% off 2011 edition merchandise like t-shirts, girlies and tank tops as well as special discounts on car stickers. This opportunity is open until Dec-18, so you can still order and have gifts shipped in time for your dear ones.

Festival tickets can be booked via the Amphi Festival ticket shop, from Protain and nationwide CTS/Eventim offices. Keep yourselves up to date about the event on the festival page: www.amphi-festival.de, and their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/amphifestival.

August 1, 2011

Imperative Reaction “Surface” – Viva Music Review


Surface” * “What Is Left to Say” (Club Edit) * “Surface” (Club Version) * “Surface (Under the Surface Remix by Scandy) * “Surface” (Sebastian Komor Remix) * “Surface” (Shok’s Zeitmahl Remix) * “Surface” (Pull Out Kings Remix) * “Surface” (Rotersand Rework)

Order Imperative Reaction’s “Surface” single release (CD, digital) from Metropolis Records here | Watch the “Surface” official video after the jump.

A limited edition of 200 “Surface” box sets are available from the band directly (link). The box sets include the CD, a poster, a t-shirt, a pin, a patch, postcards and stickers. Each box is hand numbered and autographed by the band.

About Imperative Reaction’s “Surface:

Los Angeles based Imperative Reaction returns with the new single “Surface”. The new single features two new songs and remixes from artists Sebastian Komor, Scandy, Rotersand, Shok and The Pull Out Kings. “Surface” and the b-side “What Is Left To Say” (Club Edit) show Imperative Reaction’s mastermind Ted Phelps further refining his now signature sound. Catchy hooks and driving rhythms blend with intensely personal lyrics and anthem-like choruses, turning “Surface” into a cathartic musical experience and an intriguing hint as to what Imperative Reaction have in store for the next album. (source).

Imperative Reaction – “Surface” – Viva Music review:

Surface” is in its raw version a recipe for success. A very upbeat, high energy track, it brings out a new gust of creative power from Imperative Reaction. A well-rounded, powerful track released the year the band celebrate their first 15 years, it is also the first single release from the forthcoming, homonymous album from Imperative Reaction scheduled for September, 13! The forthcoming album is in Ted Phelps’s words, “our defining album”, and it showcases an evolved sound, that combines the band’s explosive live show with the precise, electronic anthems Imperative Reaction have built a name on. “Surface” is indeed a great teaser and an awesome preview, and so are the single’s remixes and versions from the single release. (more…)

July 30, 2010

16.000 visitors celebrate at Amphi Festival

Dear Amphi fans,

Thank you for a fantastic weekend at the Tanzbrunnen, Cologne! Sold out for the second time in the six year history of the festival, 16.000 visitors from Germany and countries worldwide gathered in Cologne on 24. & 25. July 2010, to have a peaceful celebration in high spirits with 37 artists on three stages.


While And One and VNV Nation inspired the audience as headliners on the main stage, the “Staatenhaus” presented a true summit of the industrial- and electrolegends, featuring Skinny Puppy, Frontline Assembly and Project Pitchfork. Further ASP, Eisbrecher, Blutengel, Combichrist and many other Top Acts of the scene enthralled the audience with outstanding performances. Each day at noon the “Theater am Tanzbrunnen” opened with interesting talks, readings, musical comedy, film screenings and much more, before the party-area took command of the evening with more than 20 DJ´s from all over the world.


As you know, after the festival is before the festival. Like every year, you have the opportunity again to take part in our online visitor poll regarding the Amphi Festival 2010 and to win 5×2 VIP Tickets for the Amphi Festival 2011. Your opinions, wishes and suggestions are very important for us and help us to further improve the Amphi Festival in the future. Thus we would be glad for your participation.

Meanwhile the preparations for the seventh Amphi Festival, dated 16. & 17. July 2011, have already begun. The first band confirmations will be announced soon, while ticket pre-order already commenced. As always, original tickets can exclusively be obtained at the Amphi Shop on http://www.amphi-festival.de/tickets.html . For a short time you will find the popular 5+1 group tickets there as well. Further you can buy festival tickets online on www.dark-ticket.de, by phone on +49 (0)1805 – 568200; +49 (0)1805 – 568200 (14 ct./min. from the German fixed network), as well as on all nationwide CTS/EVENTIM, Ticketmaster and Ticket-Online box offices.

CU in 2011,

Your Amphi Festival Team

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