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EMPTY! …it is not only you odd politicians being even less than empty or you ignorant dummies or you faithful BODI.believers having spent all your energy to make us happy…. no, it is also us…. we are EMPTY. / decided to send themselves into hiatus. Sabbatical…? No, not really as whatever event might arise that makes […]

*LIVE GO fAT stINGRays  LIVE* ‘FRANKFURTER ALTERNATIVE SCHULE’ celebrates its KLASSENTREFFEN 2014 on Saturday, 01NOV2014 (doors 19:30h) with PLEASE, FUNERAL FIRE and at ELFER Music Club, Klappergasse 5-7, Frankfurt am Main, ….more details to come!

LIVE in the Madison “Spritzehouse” Garden! Friday 24Jan2014 at Spritzehaus, Frankfurt-Sachsenhausen featuring ELECTRICK SOUP (aka AutoPlay) ! honour and present fantastic moments of rock history like “Blitzkrieg Bop”, “Basket Case” or “Don’t Cry” with best memories to the fAT stINGRays times and the strong support from our friends of ELECTRICK SOUP (aka AutoPlay). DON’T […]

…what a night in the ZOOM Frankfurt! Never been so cool like that night… super audience, super club, super organisation, super stage, super sound, super songs, super loud, super hard, super fast, super show, super fun, super partners -cheers Speedcake-, super dry -no rain, Lorraine-, super girls, super boys, super benzin, super mood, super moretocome… […]

Time flies and again today we sit together for the annual celebration of a very productive year at Shaft’s mansion. Yes, you are right, you didn’t see us live that often this year. But the result of our studio work, our new album, will surface the world very early 2013…. You will wonder as ‘ANYMORE’ […]

As already announced, are in the studio being super busy finalising last vocals and overdubs! Plans have changed significantly as the most likely release is scheduled for mid November 2012 (!) on ‘Art Of June Recordings’  ……against all usual behaviour to delay! Engenieer and producer is of course again Heinz Hess, our meanwhile […]

Finally the album „we DON’T care’ is officially registered under the label ‚Art Of June Recordings’. The distributions channels via download or physical delivery of the facelift version will be announced shortly.

We are back! Well, still not on stage – but back in the studio. After an exhausting 2011 some of us rearranged their professions and graduated. We took a time off stage, beacause of the incredible momentum of creativity. Here you’ll get the first visual impressions of the latest studio session.

Outstanding rehearsals….. are flying with inspiration the highest for a long time! Some ultra cool new songs in preparation… And we are close to the OFFICIAL RELEASE of ‘WE DONT CARE’! LIVE performances are in preparation… we need to have our kid, the guitar wizzard, passing his last exams… and then we are ready […]

Unbelievable… you nearly could touch the band as the venue in Offenbach was not sold out… what a bad promotion campaign here in GER, unbelievable! Only insider got to know that your heroes are in town…. BUT for the fans it was an extraordinary event experiencing your buddies in a nearly intimate atmosphere… it must […]

On Sunday 26Feb12 Tatjana and Harry Shaft opened their mansion’s doors for a monster grilling of tons of food to celebrate the ususal Hammer anniversary…. Everybody knows that Shaft’s grilling is always getting out of hands in Surf & Turf and good golden liquor…. Luckily we were starving so much, that this time only half […]

Happy Birthday Henry! Outstanding performance in Mannheim! Everybody who missed you, still lives in the pink world of illusion, blindly slingering into the chaos of doom, waking up, maybe luckily enough, to realize one is already dead! Clear words, clear statements, always constructive critical, straight foreward with best sense of humour…. nearly forgotten, that your […]

December 29th, we’ll have our traditional years end meeting at Shaft’s new mansion. Just hanging around with friends – having some salmon from the Bok family and enjoying ourselves. It will be a filicitious end of a great year…let’s head for a challenging 2012. Pictures of the event will follow as usual.

It never occured, that Hammer attended 4 concerts in row with the main act being a singing woman! But it was an exicting experience as Ladies like Anna Vissi (05Nov11), again Sade (16Nov11), Ami Lee from and with Evanescence (17Nov11) and Sharon from and with Within Temptation (25Nov11) performed brilliantly with exceptional bands and incredible […]

Today was the first opportunity to introduce to you our new soon to be released album LIVE! We had big fun at the MuseumsUferFest 2011 Frankfurt at the ‘Frankfurter Rundschau’ stage premiering our album ‘we DON’T care’ LIVE. We even played a new cover in the what we think is the correct speed and power […]

The first print of our NEW ALBUM ‘we DON’T care’ has been delivered! Funtastic Artwork…. check Master RJ Smear, the alphaWOLF! The content: POWER & EXCELLENCE, of which you always were waiting for! Produced by Heinz Hess Mastered by Howie Weinberg Official release will be Fri 07Oct11 Release Party soon to be announced…..

….the first get together with the young master of the video and short-movie, Mr.Erhan Dogan! The magic talent you for sure will hear far more in the near future… Erhan, RJ and me, we checked some viedo ideas for our new album. Derek was enthusiastic……… you will hear more soon! RJ is close to finalize […] LIVE, they will present their new album ‘we DON’T care’ at the MusemsUferFest, Frankfurt, on Fri 26august2011 (start 16:00h…)

L.A mastering is finished and approved… a perfect job and YES, we love it! What a great work… you will hear more about L.A. mastering… later! Never thought, we can reach this level…. you will wonder! RJ in deep work to get the artwork finished… Album ready to print! And you do not need to […]

…delay… after some problems to find the perfect mastering sound, we decided to contact mastering support in L.A. and we are very happy, we immediately received a warm welcomed feedback! You will learn more about it… later!

(2may11) Experiencing Heroes pt.11512: Sade 12may11 in Frankfurt… The Lady… The Beauty… The Muse… The Unreachable! still have the chance to see her live this year as she is on World Tour and will come back to Germany in November again. For Derek, the hard one, this concert was one of the most beautiful […]

The album final mixes are completed…killersoound, Heinz has given everything! …every single song a pearl! Nothing more to say… full stop! The album will undergo the last treatment… the mastering! …and RJ busy in creativity of the artwork! The final result of full pachage will be the rocket! Don’t ask, you will hear and see…!

first hearing of all the first mixes…. Heinz delivered the last 6 songs and you will understand, why we took some extra time to complete it…. because the album should not only kick ass, no it should be mind blowing, beating your guts…. you should fall in addiction to love it to the bitter end […]