“At the latest after their fifth album, named after the group, they should be counted among the most important bands from Germany – right next to Blumfeld, Tocotronic and Ton Steine Scherben.” – Visions Magazin
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DIE NERVEN, 2022
Live In Europa, 2017
Since 2010 are DIE NERVEN, founded in Esslingen and meanwhile spread over Stuttgart and Berlin, and today, twelve years later, they are not only considered one of the best live bands in the country: After a flood of digital releases unparalleled in terms of creative will, 2012 saw the release of FLUIDUM (Fin Du Monde/This Charming Man Records), 2014 followed by FUN (ebd.), by Jan Wigger (Spiegel Online) as “one of the most important and best German-language records of this decade”. understood. Always credible and remaining connected to the underground, DIE NERVEN played their way through the clubs and festivals (Roskilde, Melt!, Appletree Garden, Sziget, Eurosonic) in the following years, undertook an Israel tour and were the first German-speaking band to release on the style-defining US label Amphetamine Reptile Records. In 2015, they released their third album OUT(Glitterhouse Records) and toured extensively far beyond the borders of Germany, leading to their first live record LIVE IN EUROPA in June 2017. FAKE then, with number 13 a chart success for the band, marked the breakthrough at the latest. DIE NERVEN are 2022, the year in which their fifth, self-titled album is released and extensively toured, no longer indispensable from the living regions of the music world – they fire and shape it! And not only by the band itself: Kevin Kuhn, one of the most melodic and independent drummers of today, also drums with Gordon Raphael and Wolf Mountains, Julian Knoth with the Peter Muffin Trio and Yum Yum Club, makes impressive, massive records that are close to the avant-garde, and Max Rieger (among others All This Violence) produces itself with Casper, Drangsal, Die Selektion, Friends Of Gas, Ilgen-Nur, Jungstötter, Stella Sommer etc. to the top of the German music industry beyond predictable plastic works.