Some of the band's songs have been described as "Schunkelpunk", a fusion of German schlager music and punk, exemplified by Eisgekühlter Bommerlunder, numerous cover versions of German schlager songs and tracks like Azzurro. was released and reached number one in the German charts. Legal action by EMI prompted the album cover to be changed to the skeleton of an eagle, which, along with the Jolly Roger, became a band logo. It is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art. Endlich fertig! The band released their first album titled Opel-Gang in early 1983 on their own label Totenkopf (skull). On 26 April 2016 it was announced that former drummer Wolfgang Rohde had died after suffering from cancer.. , Die Toten Hosen have reserved space for 17 people at Düsseldorf's Südfriedhof cemetery, where they wish to be buried after death. That summer the band travelled to Italy to report on the FIFA World Cup for various newspapers and radio stations. Their second album Unter Falscher Flagge (Under False Colours), was released in 1984. Starting in April 1995, the Toten Hosen got their own radio program on Fritz radio in Berlin, called Tausend Takte Tanzmusik ("a thousand beats of dance music"). In August 2006, Campino starred as Mack the Knife in Brecht's The Threepenny Opera at Berlin's Admiralspalast, a short distance from the theatre where the play premiered in 1928. Seit dem Jahre 1998 ist Vom Ritchie für den Rhythmus zuständig. Their first album was recorded in a studio rented by the hour. Wölli had played from 1985 to 1999 and was an honorary member of the band until his death in 2016. The single Sascha … ein aufrechter Deutscher (Sascha... an upstanding German) was released for Christmas 1992 as a vehement condemnation of right-wing radicalism. Seit dem Jahre 1998 ist Vom Ritchie für den Rhythmus zuständig. The drummer Vom comes from England. 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. In 2002, the band signed an advertising contract with the Diebels Brewery, and donated the proceeds to the club's "Nachwuchs" (youth side), who wear the band's skull emblem on their shirts. April 2017 um 11:59 Uhr Song auf neuem Album : Tote Hosen ehren ihren verstorbenen Drummer "Wölli" All members except one are German, though Campino's mother, Jenny, was English. It charted in the German and Austrian Top 30.  According to Andrea Berzen, Campino preferred the former because it implied that their concerts might not be sold out, but there might be "tote Hose" on the nights..  The single "Zehn kleine Jägermeister" (ten little master huntsmen or rather: ten little Jägermeisters) went to number one of the German-speaking singles charts. In 1996 they slipped into women's clothing, silk stockings and high heels and took part in the Düsseldorf Mardi Gras parade with their own float under the slogan "We bury good taste". and Reich und sexy. The Damenwahl tour was sponsored by the northern German condom manufacturer Fromms, who arranged for free samples to be scattered amongst the crowd. In 2002 and 2005, the band played at Przystanek Woodstock, the biggest open air festival in Europe. All members except one are German, though Campino's mother, Jenny, was English. , In 2002, the 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). Their team Knochenbrecher Düsseldorf (Düsseldorf Bonebreakers) lost 9:10. German rock group Samsas Traum covered "Hier kommt Alex" with a more gothic sound. Viele Jahre und unzählige Konzerte später, überall auf der Welt von Argentinien bis Zweibrücken, sind die Toten Hosen bereit für weitere Abenteuer. In September 1988, Die Toten Hosen performed at the Lituanika Festival in Vilnius and Kaunas, Lithuania. Die Toten Hosen were mainly influenced by punk bands from the 1970s, to whom they frequently pay tribute in recorded work and live performances.  The debut single Wir sind bereit (We are ready) was released in 1982, and was followed by their first album, Opel-Gang, the next year. Jakob Keusen briefly replaced him as the band's drummer before Wolfgang Rohde (Wölli) took over in January 1986. Each track featured at least one member of the original band that had recorded it. The band openly support political and social organizations in their music, interviews and by donations, but are not affiliated with any political party. Warum werde ich nicht satt), reggae (Zehn kleine Jägermeister) or Yugoslavian gypsy music (Das Mädchen aus Rottweil). At the beginning of their musical career most of them were still at school. 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. Breiti, eigentlich Michael Breitkopf, ist der zweite Gitarrist der Band. The album contains rock versions of German 1960s pop songs. , In 1991, their track Fünf vor Zwölf (it is high time) was published on the sampler Nazis raus (Nazis get out) and in 2006 they supported the band ZSK's Kein Bock auf Nazis (can't stand Nazis) campaign. Its songs deal with faith and religion. On the cover the members of the band are naked, portraying pretentious millionaires from the music industry surrounded by nude women. The 1998 Warped Tour took in New Zealand, Australia, Japan and Hawaii. The title explained the front cover of the LP, which carried a picture of the band members dressed as pirates aboard a ship. Their 1000th concert was on 28 June 1997 in the Düsseldorfer Rheinstadium, and was attended by over 60,000 fans. The album referenced the Anthony Burgess's novel A Clockwork Orange and Stanley Kubrick's film of the same name and was largely written for Bernd Schadewald’s theatre adaption of A Clockwork Orange. Die Zeit als Mitglied der Band Die Toten Hosen. In Spring 1985, the band toured France for the Goethe Institute and in Autumn they travelled to Hungary and Poland. The current members of Die Toten Hosen are Campino (Andreas Frege), Kuddel (Andreas von Holst), Vom (Stephen Ritchie), Andi (Andreas Meurer) and Breiti (Michael Breitkopf). MC Frontalot, in collaboration with faux-German electronic musician KOMPRESSOR on the track Rappers We Crush, rhymes "What did I do to deserve this?/What was my crime?/Was it because I sampled Die Toten Hosen that one time?". Viele Jahre und unzählige Konzerte später, überall auf der Welt von Argentinien bis Zweibrücken, sind die Toten Hosen bereit für weitere Abenteuer. British punk band UK Subs recorded an English-language cover of the song on their 1993 album Normal Service Resumed. as a wry joke. The director, famous actor Klaus Maria Brandauer, was criticised for the play's unadventurous staging, but Campino was cheered by the audience. Rohde’s first concert was also the band’s first concert in front of a very large audience. Die Toten Hosen machen hauptsächlich Punk-Rock, aber auch andere Rockmusik. Willkommen in unserer Welt. I am Alex!) A special edition includes a bonus CD with cover versions of songs that influenced the band. 12. Benutzername; Registrierungsdatum; Punkte; Erhaltene Reaktionen The album went platinum, their third record to do so, after Kauf MICH! They were chosen by the jury as the best band of the event. The band's members are passionate fans of their local football team, Fortuna Düsseldorf, which they sponsored from 2001 to 2003. (Buy ME!) Die Toten Hosen sind eine Musikgruppe aus Deutschland.Die Gruppe wurde im Jahr 1982 in Düsseldorf gegründet. For a period, Die Toten Hosen had three albums in the German charts at the same time. Vom, eigentlich Stephen George Ritchie, ist seit 1998 Schlagzeuger der Band Die Toten Hosen. Its founder members were Campino and Andreas von Holst, both from local punk band ZK, with Andreas Meurer, Michael Breitkopf, Trini Trimpop and Walter November. Die Toten Hosen are supporters of the football club Fortuna Düsseldorf. Die Toten Hosen sind die nach Plattenverkäufen erfolgreichste deutsche Band, die gemeinhin als Punkband einsortiert wird. In late 1987, Die Toten Hosen released their first live album Bis zum bitteren Ende (Till the Bitter End). Seitdem wechselten mehrmals die Schlagzeuger der Band. "Lockdown Holiday", die neue Scheibe von unserem Freund und Wegbegleiter TV Smith, die wir am 27.11. über unser Label Jochens kleine Plattenfirma (JKP) veröffentlichen. In 1993, the album Kauf MICH! Die Toten Hosen (DTH) Campino; bürgerlicher Name: Andreas Frege, geboren am 22.06.1962 in Düsseldorf: Gesang. 2–8/Juli 1990, "Bundesliga - Bitterböse Glückwünsche an Hoeneß", "68.793 Euro Steuergeld für die Toten Hosen", "Krebs: Ehemaliger Hosen-Drummer Wolfgang 'Wölli' Rohde ist tot", "Düsseldorf – Tag des Friedhofs 2002 – Südfriedhof", La hermandad - en el principio fue el ruido, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Die_Toten_Hosen&oldid=990717487, Articles with dead external links from December 2017, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles needing additional references from March 2020, All articles needing additional references, Wikipedia articles with MusicBrainz identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 26 November 2020, at 03:09. They turned down a request from Germany's SPD (Social Democratic Party) to write a song for their European election campaign in 1994. In 1995 they supported Greenpeace, IPPNW, Aktion Atomteststop (an initiative for a nuclear test ban), the BUND (German Friends of the Earth chapter) and they were featured on the track Tout Pour Sauver L’Amour (Everything to save love) on the Stop Chirac compilation album. Sie haben meiner Meinung nach eine Verpflichtung, nicht damit aufzuhören.“, Schlagzeug 1986 – 1999 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. In 1988, the band released their commercial breakthrough, the album Ein kleines bisschen Horrorschau (A little bit of horrorshow). In early 2018, Members of Die Toten Hosen recorded backing vocals on Australian band The Living End's eighth studio album Wunderbar, which was recorded in Germany. Die Geschichte der Band aus all den ganzen Jahren.  For this purpose they recorded a rock cover version of the classic Azzurro by Adriano Celentano, accompanied by a video satirising the behaviour of German football fans when abroad. Die heutigen Mitglieder sind der Sänger Campino, die Gitarristen Andreas „Kuddel“ von Holst und Michael Breitkopf, der Bassist Andreas Meurer und der Schlagzeuger Vom Ritchie. The focus of the band's music has gradually shifted from funny and nonsensical to serious. „Es bewegt mich immer noch sehr, wenn sie Konzerte spielen. '"Hier kommt Alex" is featured in video games Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock and Rock Band (European version). , 1988 to 1995: Recognition and early success, 1996 to 2000: JKP – the beginnings with their own label. In 1986, they recorded their third album, Damenwahl (Ladies' Choice). The video to the song Kauf MICH! Along with Herbert Grönemeyer, Udo Lindenberg, Marius Müller-Westernhagen, BAP, the Rodgau Monotones and many others, they performed at the Anti-WAAhnsinns-Festival in July 1986 to protest the construction of the nearby Nuclear reprocessing plant Wackersdorf. Faith No More have covered the Toten Hosen song Hofgarten in live shows. In late 1985, Trini Trimpop moved from drumming for the band into their management, where he worked until 1992.  The song was also released as a downloadable track on the American version of Rock Band on 27 May 2008. The song grossed half a million Deutsche Mark.. All band members are self-taught musicians. In 1990 the Toten Hosen were invited to attend the New Music Seminar in New York and performed as support for The Rolling Stones in Cologne.  The album included Hier kommt Alex (Here comes Alex) was later re-recorded in an unplugged version in 2005 incorporating the opening piano phrase of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata. They performed together with Herbert Grönemeyer, Nina Hagen and others for nearly 200,000 demonstrators. Mai 1985, taz, Ausgabe 11–30/Juni 1990 u. The band released a football-themed song named "Bayern" in 2000 in which they proclaim that they would not join Bayern Munich under any circumstances. Für die Toten Hosen ist „Learning English Lesson 3: MERSEY BEAT! An international version of the best-of album was released in 1994 called Love, Peace & Money. In 1994 the band was on the road for almost the entire year in Germany and neighbouring countries. Sie lehnten beispielsweise eine Anfrage der SPD ab, ein Lied für deren Europawahlkampagne von 1994 zu schreiben. The show aired every Sunday from 7 to 8 pm for a year. The first album under their own label was Opium fürs Volk (opium for the people), released in 1996. The Sound Of Liverpool“, ein kleiner, schneller Ausflug - wer sie dabei begleiten möchte, ist herzlich eingeladen! According to their friend and one time promoter Andrea Berzen, they chose the name Die toten Hosen – which literally translates as "the dead trousers" but connotes the German idiom "hier ist tote Hose" or "hier herrscht tote Hose" meaning "there is nothing going on here", "it’s boring here" – over Die Pariser. Learn how and when to remove this template message, Never Mind the Hosen, Here's Die Roten Rosen, Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols, Midlife Crisis: The Very Best of Faith No More, "30 years of punk history: Die Toten Hosen", Bericht aus dem Musik Express 8. Im August 2013 sprach sich die Band mit einem Blogeintrag bei Facebookgegen die Verwend… Smith, songwriter and lead singer of The Adverts, which continues to the present day. From 1999 to 2004 their web site had a public discussion forum but this was terminated without explanation. When a goal is scored at the club's ground, the Esprit Arena, the chorus of the band's song "Strom" is played. Its songs express opinions on consumerism, advertisement and right-wing extremism. Die Toten Hosen bestanden ursprünglich aus den Mitgliedern Campino (Gesang), Andreas von Holst (E-Gitarre), Michael Breitkopf (E-Gitarre), Andreas Meurer (E-Bass) und Trini Trimpop (Schlagzeug). In 1991 the Toten Hosen released their album Learning English Lesson One, a tribute to the band's musical influences, consisting mainly of cover versions of English punk rock classics.  In 1987, the band celebrated its first chart success with the record Never Mind the Hosen, Here's Die Roten Rosen (Never mind the Trousers – Here’s the Red Roses) using the pseudonym Die Roten Rosen (The Red Roses).  In 1992, the band participated in a demonstration against xenophobia in Bonn. The proceeds of this song were donated to an anti-racist charity campaign in Düsseldorf. Other influences on the music of Die Toten Hosen include hardcore punk, punk blues, heavy metal, thrash metal, and hard rock. The band's 1992 Menschen, Tiere, Sensationen (People, Animals, Sensations) tour included concerts in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Great Britain, Spain, France and a their first ever dates in Argentina. In 2012, Die Toten Hosen released their album Ballast der Republik. An extended tour followed under the slogan "Ewig währt am längsten" (Eternity lasts longest) through Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Egal, ob Rock am Ring, Club-Gig oder Wohnzimmer-Konzert – was Campino, Kuddel, Andi, Breiti und Vom antreibt, ist es nach wie vor, live zu spielen. He joined in 1999, after previous drummer Wölli sustained injuries in a car crash. In 1984, the band played a session on the BBC's John Peel Show. At the end of the 1980s, they helped the club by donating 200,000 DM towards signing the player Anthony Baffoe .  From 2001 to 2003, they sponsored the club after it had experienced major financial difficulties. Wolfgang Wölli Rohde, „Bei uns kann immer noch keiner Noten lesen, geschweige denn schreiben.“.  Gleichzeitig zeichnet er sich auch für so wichtige Dinge mitverantwortlich wie die Bühnengestaltung. Furthermore, they performed at the Gurtenfestival, the Forestglade Festival, the Berlin Waldbühne and at the Bizarre Festival in Cologne. In some of their songs Die Toten Hosen experiment with strings or wind instruments. In the summer of 1993 Die Toten Hosen performed as the supporting act for U2 on their Zoo TV tour in Germany, with audiences of over 50,000 people at each concert. Mitglieder 19.868. They can be seen as pioneers of "Volxmusic", which combines elements of German folk music with jazz, hip-hop or rock. The original back cover featured the skeleton of a dog sitting in front of a gramophone, a caricature of the His Master's Voice artwork used by EMI. Vor allem durch unermüdliche Touren haben sich die Toten Hosen eine riesige Fangemeinde im deutschsprachigen Raum, nicht zuletzt auch in Österreich erspielt. Lead singer Alexander Kaschte changes the final lyric to "Hey! The Toten Hosen and Iggy Pop were a supporting act at the Ramones farewell concert in the River-Plate-Stadion of Buenos Aires in front of 75,000 people. A few songs have elements that are lifted from jazz (e.g. Allerdings haben die Bandmitglieder wiederholt erklärt, sich nicht parteipolitisch einspannen zu lassen. In summer 1995, the band staged an ice hockey game called Powerplay des Wahnsinns (Power-play of insanity), playing in a team alongside professional players from Düsseldorfer EG against a team composed of Finnish rock band Leningrad Cowboys and Finnish national ice hockey players. Several songs were recorded in Rio de Janeiro with Great Train Robber Ronald Biggs. Biografie [ Bearbeiten | Quelltext bearbeiten ] Von Holst entstammt einem Adelsgeschlecht aus dem Baltikum und wuchs mit seinem älteren Bruder im Düsseldorfer Stadtteil Derendorf auf. Over the course of the band's history, Die Toten Hosen have expressed their loyalty to their home town in various ways. In 2010, the band played several dates in Central Asia and became the first foreign rock band to perform in the former Soviet republic of Tajikistan since 1991. After the filming the congregation called for the church to be reconsecrated. In the same year the band released their second live album Im Auftrag des Herrn (on the Lord's behalf). Auf der Tournee 1987 hatte … The songs from the band's first LP were mostly about having fun, but by the end of the 1980s they were focusing more on political and social issues such as racism.  At the end of the year the band founded their own record label JKP. Gerüchte gibt es viele, hier stehen die Tatsachen.  Die Toten Hosen also have a special edition of SingStar for PlayStation 2, devoted exclusively to the band, featuring 24 tracks and videos from over the decades, which was released in 2007. Mitglieder 19.868. Die Toten Hosen sind die nach Plattenverkäufen erfolgreichste deutsche Band, die gemeinhin als Punkband einsortiert wird.  The band kept to simple guitar chords and lyrics, in garage style. In November they gave four concerts in the US and in Canada as support act for Green Day. EMI were displeased with the band's high travel costs and by Norbert Hähnel publicly parodying their million-selling artist Heino at a Toten Hosen concert. Wölli had played from 1985 to 1999 and was an honorary member of the band until his death in 2016.  in 2005 they funded 'On the Run', a compilation album to raise funds for immigrants' rights organisation Pro Asyl, and contributed the song Meine Stadt (my town).. Die Toten Hosen bestanden ursprünglich aus den Mitgliedern Campino (Gesang), Andreas von Holst (E-Gitarre), Michael Breitkopf (E-Gitarre), Andreas Meurer (E-Bass) und Trini Trimpop (Schlagzeug). 1 Seite 1 von 663; 2; 3; 4; 5 … 663; Beiträge. The current members of Die Toten Hosen are Campino (Andreas Frege), Kuddel (Andreas von Holst), Vom (Stephen Ritchie), Andi (Andreas Meurer) and Breiti (Michael Breitkopf). Aufgrund unterschiedlicher musikalischer Vorstellungen war jedoch von Beginn an klar, dass dieses Engagement zeitlich begrenzt bleiben würde. Willkommen in … Im Januar 1986 wurde Jakob Keusen von Wolfgang Rohde abgelöst. (Hey! Dass die Hosen ihre Heimatvereine Fortuna 95 und DEG unterstützten, ist nicht zuletzt seiner Initiative zu verdanken. The name and cover art of the record are a parody of the LP Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols by the Sex Pistols from 1977. Benutzername; Registrierungsdatum; Punkte; Erhaltene Reaktionen  In the same year, the band released Reich & Sexy (Rich & Sexy), their first best-of album. At their first concert at the Bremer Schlachthof over Easter 1982, the compère mistakenly introduced them as Die Toten Hasen (The Dead Hares). Guitarist Walter November left the band in November 1983 due to his drug problems. Faith No More bassist Billy Gould wore a Toten Hosen tee shirt on the cover of their greatest hits album, Midlife Crisis: The Very Best of Faith No More. Campino was twice hospitalised after concerts in Byron Bay and Geelong in Australia. Heino successfully obtained a court order to cease and desist. Kuddel; bürgerlicher Name: Georg Andreas Christian von … The double album Kreuzzug ins Glück (Crusade to happiness) was released in 1990 and sold over 150,000 copies in its first week.. Doch auch in Argentinien sind die Songs der Düsseldorfer sowie ihre Konzerte äußerst beliebt. The band released 3 Akkorde für ein Halleluja (3 Chords for a Hallelujah), a video documentary of their lives. , At the end of 1983, they released Hip Hop Bommi Bop, a hip-hop version of Eisgekühlter Bommerlunder featuring New York rapper Fab Five Freddy.. Die Toten Hosen have collaborated with numerous other musicians (like Bad Religion, AC/DC, U2, Rolling Stones); they are also one of the few German punk bands popular outside Germany, with a large following in South America, Australia and Eastern Europe. Vor allem durch unermüdliche Touren haben sich die Toten Hosen eine riesige Fangemeinde im deutschsprachigen Raum, nicht zuletzt auch in Österreich erspielt. www.dietotenhosen.de - Die offizielle Toten Hosen Homepage Toten Hosen Lyrics Toten Hosen Discografie 1983 - Opel-Gang 1984 - Unter falscher Flagge 1986 - Damenwahl 1987 - Never Mind The Hosen – Here’s Die Roten Rosen 1987 - Bis zum bitteren Ende 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. Artist Andreas Gursky produced Tote Hosen, a 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. 1 Seite 1 von 663; 2; 3; 4; 5 … 663; Beiträge. Die Band Die Toten Hosen stellte sich wiederholt öffentlich mit Musik, Wort und finanzieller Unterstützung auf die Seite verschiedener politischer und sozialer Organisationen und beteiligte sich an deren Aktionen. Bis zum bitteren Ende. He joined in 1999, after previous drummer Wölli sustained injuries in a car crash. The match took place in the stadium at the Brehmstrasse in Düsseldorf. Egal, ob Rock am Ring, Club-Gig oder Wohnzimmer-Konzert – was Campino, Kuddel, Andi, Breiti und Vom antreibt, ist es nach wie vor, live zu spielen.