Genere: Goth rock, Post Punk, Alternative rock.
Recording year: Indigo, 1994.
Goethes Erben was founded in 1989 by Oswald Henke and Peter Seipt. The founding idea was to combine the German spoken word with music theater. Peter left the band soon afterward, and American Mindy Kumbalek joined in February 1991. The debut album "Das Sterben ist ästhetisch bunt" was released in 1991.
In the years to follow, Goethes Erben became renowned for their spectacular live show, which included specials such as live film projections ("Blau Rebell" Tour). In addition to the numerous concerts in Germany, Goethes Erben frequently toured neighboring countries as well, including Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and even Mexico.
On stage, Goethes Erben continually set new accents by experimenting with new elements for each major performance: They worked with a dance ensemble, recruited a live band made up of varying guest musicians, and integrated speaking roles into their performances ("Kondition: Macht!").
Meanwhile Goethes Erben established themselves as favorite festival band as well, playing many large festivals, including headlining the Eurorock Festival in Belgium.
In Mexico City, Goethes Erben headlined an open air festival in the parking lot of the Goethe Institute.
Fields of Haze.