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The Mission – “Live At Rockpalast”

Besides their very successful albums such as “God’s Own Medicine” (1986), “Children” (1988) and above all “Carved In Sand” (1989), “The Mission” primarily established themselves as a live band: whether as a support act for (i.e.) “U2” or “The Cure” or as famous European festivals’ headliner – or on their own distinct tours. Wayne Hussey stresses in a lot of interviews that the key to the band is the live experience which you can rarely fully portray on the albums.
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Van der Graaf Generator – “Live At Rockpalast”

„…it’s difficult to think of comebacks more impeccable than Van der Graaf Generator’s”, the BBC wrote in awe about the over 50 years old progressive rock band’s reunion.

At the time, Peter Hammill (guitar, keyboards, singer), Hugh Banton (organ, piano), Guy Evans (drums) as well as David Jackson (saxophone, cross flute) Van der Graaf Generator’s “original line up”.
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MUDDY WATERS in seventh place on the American Billboard Blues Charts!

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Today, McKinley Morganfield would have been better known as Muddy Waters, now turning 105. If the American blues icon had made it to this biblical age he would have had two reasons to be celebrating today: the Muddy Waters Bluesband made it into the US Billboard Charts again! The release of their Rockpalast concert from 1978 called “Live At Rockpalast” got (more…)

Van der Graaf Generator: “Live At Rockpalast” from 2005, CD+DVD boy release date 25 May 2018

„…it’s difficult to think of comebacks more impeccable than Van der Graaf Generator’s”, the BBC wrote in awe about the over 50 years old progressive rock band’s reunion.

At the time, Peter Hammill (guitar, keyboards, singer), Hugh Banton (organ, piano), Guy Evans (drums) as well as David Jackson (saxophone, cross flute) Van der Graaf Generator’s “original line up”.

In the prior years, Peter (more…)

The Mission: “Live At Rockpalast” from 1990 and 1995, DVD+CD box release date 27 April 2018

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Besides their very successful albums such as “God’s Own Medicine” (1986), “Children” (1988) and above all “Carved In Sand” (1989), “The Mission” primarily established themselves as a live band: whether as a support act for (i.e.) “U2” or “The Cure” or as famous European festivals’ headliner – or on their own distinct tours. Wayne Hussey stresses in a lot of interviews (more…)

It’s a Rockpalast – even if the backdrop says otherwise

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Of the two concerts of our new The Mission Rockpalast DVD/CD, the one from 1990 was recorded during a phase when the Rockpalast team was in a period of transition.

Due to the introduction of new private TV stations also showing videos clips and shortly after the start of MTV Europe, the interest at Rockpalast had strongly decreased. The 16th Rock night in October (more…)

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