After charting on #2 on the German album charts with their seventh studio album, ‘Not The End Of The Road‘ (review here), in January, German rock sensations Kissin’ Dynamite will finally embark to a German tour to celebrate their new album the way it was meant to be experienced – presented live on stage!
In conjunction with this announcement, the five-piece have released a new single taken from ‘Not The End Of The Road‘, entitled ‘Only The Dead‘ – a smashing hymn luring with the addictive vocal textures of singer Hannes Braun accenting their high-voltage stadium rock sound. The song gets you in the perfect mood for big stages and chanting crowds! With ‘Only The Dead‘, the band picks up where they left off at the #3 spot on the German Rock Radio Airplay Charts, achieved with their previous single ‘Not The End Of The Road‘, which stayed in the top 10 for weeks.
Kissin’ Dynamite on the single:
“‘Only The Dead can be free from sorrow’ is a sarcastic truth: No matter how much you care about your mental health, in the end we’re only humans and literally can´t beat off ANY shit that comes our way.
So the message to the people is quite simple: Don’t take everything so seriously all the time and don’t let it get too close to you. Just grin (like skeletons do) and you’ll feel better, no matter what is bothering you. Life is too short to be anxious and worried all the time. Start giving a shit!”
Founded in 2007, German heavy metal formation Kissin’ Dynamite have made more than just a name for themselves in the scene: With six studio albums and various chart entries, the band established their trademark style – characterized by modern sound, massive anthems and catchy hooks paired with an 80s stadium rock attitude and eccentric look.
The new studio album, ‘Not The End Of The Road‘, was produced, recorded and mixed by vocalist Hannes Braun (Südland Music) himself, who has also worked with bands like Santiano, The Kelly Family and Beyond The Black. Mastering was completed by Grammy Award-winning producer Jacob Hansen at Hansen Studios, known for his work with bands like Volbeat and many more.
Ande Braun on the new album:
“‘Not The End Of The Road‘ is an album that accurately describes our experiences as a band since ‘Ecstasy‘ in 2018. First and foremost, we highlight with songs like ‘Not The End Of The Road‘, ‘What Goes Up‘, ‘Yoko Ono‘ and ‘Only The Dead‘: We’re up for it, we’re pulling together and we want to reach the rock Olympus! Titles like ‘Coming Home‘, ‘Gone For Good‘ and ‘Scars‘, on the other hand, deal with real feelings like loneliness, homesickness and sadness, which are also part of life.”
Hannes Braun adds:
“With ‘Ecstasy‘, we already didn’t make any compromises and just wanted to compose music that speaks from us. ‘Not The End Of The Road‘ seamlessly picks up exactly here.”
Kissin’ Dynamite live in Germany – Not The End Of The Road 2022/23
17.12.22 DE – Memmingen / Kaminwerk
26.12.22 DE – Geiselwind / Music Hall
27.12.22 DE – Munich / Tonhalle
29.12.22 DE – Berlin / Columbiatheater
30.12.22 DE – Filderstadt / Filharmonie
05.01.23 DE – Hamburg / Markthalle
06.01.23 DE – Wiesbaden / Schlachthof
07.01.23 DE – Cologne / Live Music Hall
Not the End of the Road
What Goes Up
Only the Dead
All for a Halleluja
No One Dies a Virgin
Gone for Good
Not The End Of The Road will be available in the following formats:
LP Gatefold Vinyl Black
LP Gatefold Vinyl White
LP Gatefold Vinyl Glow In The Dark
LP Gatefold Vinyl Marbled Red/Black + Slipmat
LP Gatefold Vinyl Crystal Clear
Hannes Braun – vocals
Ande Braun – guitar
Jim Müller – guitar
Steffen Haile – bass
Sebastian Berg – drums
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