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Martin Kemp and Steve Norman of Spandau Ballet look back: ‘We were stern young men who wanted to take over the world’

The bassist and saxophonist recreate an old photo and look back at a mortifying incident in a German saunaPioneers of the New Romantic movement, Spandau Ballet’s career launched in the late 70s within the walls of Blitz, an enigmatic club in Covent Garden known for influencing the sound and style of 80s pop. Formed by London school friends Gary Kemp, Tony Hadley, Steve Norman and John Keeble – and later Gary’s brother and former roadie Martin – Spandau Ballet went on to soundtrack the bombast an...
Tags: Photography, Music, UK, London, Life and style, Culture, Pop and rock, John, Steve, Covent Garden, Gary, Martin, Spandau, Martin Kemp, Spandau Ballet, Steve Norman

Neo-Nazis Swarmed Germany By The Hundreds Over The Weekend

Just one week after violence erupted at the white nationalist Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, VA, more than 500 neo-Nazis gathered in Berlin, Germany, to mark the 30th anniversary of Nazi leader Rudolf Hess' death, The New York Times reports.Throughout his life, Hess served as a deputy to Hitler and acted as a designated successor following Hitler's death. Hess later received a life sentence in 1946 at the Nuremberg trials and died at the age of 93 in 1987 at Spandau prison. Though hi...
Tags: Fashion, Music, North Korea, Germany, Nazis, Berlin, United States, New York Times, The Times, Associated Press, Nazi, Nuremberg, Hitler, Al Jazeera, Donald Trump, Charlottesville

German Rap in Berlin

„The ground was shaking, the ears were booming when I lost my young heart to a fat sound“ – Berlin, also called ‘Dickes B’ by the local group Seeed, has been an inspiration for all kinds of music and subcultures for many years. From one corner in Spandau to the other end in Marzahn, one would think that Berlin has more than enough filthy prefabricated-slab buildings to produce some beats that would put those of Hamburg’s bigwig kids and Frankfurt’s spoiled ones in their shadows. Well indeed – al...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Berlin, Rap, Frankfurt, Music Video, Fargo, Hamburg, Kreuzberg, Hiphop, West Berlin, U Bahn, Prenzlauer Berg, Spandau, Marzahn, Schlesisches Tor

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