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Rebellion

Formed: 2001
From: Frankfurt, Germany
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Rebellion News

Below is our complete Rebellion news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Rebellion Releases New Music Video

Rebellion has released a new video clip for the song "Ala Germanica," which comes off the band's "Arminius - Furor Teutonicus" album, due out on October 26th, 2012 through Massacre Records. Check out the video clip below.

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Rebellion Reveals New Album Artwork

Rebellion has revealed the cover artwork by Felipe Machado for the upcoming album "Arminius - Furor Teutonicus." You can view the artwork below, and the album is due out on October 26th, 2012 through Massacre Records. Rebellion also has the following upcoming November tour dates:

01.11.2012 Köln, Blue Shell
03.11.2012 Oberhausen, Helvete
10.11.2012 Hamburg, Ballroom
16.11.2012 Kerkrade (NL), Rock Temple
17.11.2012 Bremen, Meisenfrei
24.11.2012 Pirmasens, Zur Schwemme More...

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Rebellion Announces New Shows, Album Release

Rebellion has checked in with the following update about releasing a new album and lining up new tour dates:

"Hi there! There are lots of news for Rebellion. A new album will appear on 26/10/2012 via Massacre Records and a tour will be happening in November! Here is a summary of the first dates:

01.11.2012 Köln, Blue Shell
03.11.2012 Oberhausen, Helvete
10.11.2012 Hamburg, Ballroom
16.11.2012 Kerkrade (NL), Rock Temple
17.11.2012 Bremen, Meisenfrei
24.11.2012 Pirmasens, Zur Schwemme

"We also regularly invite our members to watch studio reports on our YouTube channel! Our new website will soon go up here. There you will also find our newest song 'Aptrgangr' for free download!

"As of today, there is a brand new whiskey Special Tomi at The-Pit.de! There are Tomi's tasting notes and general facts about whiskey! Part 1 can be found here: Whiskey Special Part 1."

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Rebellion Posts Studio Report, Announce Date

German power metal band Rebellion posted the second studio report, showcasing the bass recordings of Tomi Göttlich on the band's upcoming sixth release. The band announced that the yet untitled followup to the 2009 release "Arise - From Ginnungagap to Ragnarok: History of the Vikings, Vol. III" will be released on October 26, 2012.

The new release is the first for new members: Matthias Karle (drums), Oliver Geibig (guitars) and Stephan Karut (guitars), after a major lineup change in 2011.

On October 5, 2012, the band will release the best of album "The Best Of Viking History." For the track listing and other info on the release, head over to this location.

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Rebellion Reveals Compilation Album Details

Rebellion is going to release a digital compilation titled "The Best Of Viking History" this coming October 5th. The compilation, which will be be available for a special price on iTunes, Musicload, Amazon and other digital download stores only, is going to feature the following songs:

1. Ynglinga Saga (To Odin We Call)
2. Blood Rains (The Saga Of King Olaf Trygvason)
3. Canute the Great (The King Of Danish Pride)
4. Harald Hadrade
5. Sweden
6. Kiew
7. Taste Of Steel
8. God Of Thunder
9. The Uprising
10. Arise
11. Odin
12. Runes
13. Ragnarök
14. Einherjar

You can listen to and get your copy of Rebellion's albums online via Massacre Records at this location.

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Rebellion Posts New Album Status

German power metal band Rebellion has posted a short update on its official Facebook Page. In the post, bass player Tomi Göttlich commented on the band's upcoming sixth release:

"The recordings are going well and we hope to release in October...any guesses about the topic of the album??? smile ... one song is called 'Ala Germanica'...now what do you make of that???"

The album will mark the first for new members: Matthias Karle (drums), Oliver Geibig (guitars) and
Stephan Karut (guitars), after the major lineup change in 2011. The band's latest album was the 2009 release "Arise - From Ginnungagap to Ragnarok: History of the Vikings, Vol. III."

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Rebellion Recruits New Drummer

Rebellion has parted ways with drummer David Faifer due to logistical problems with moving to Germany. The band has now announced Matthias Karle will be taking over drum duties, and a video clip introducing him can be viewed below.

Rebellion's current lineup is as follows:

Michael Seifert – Vocals
Tomi Göttlich – Bass
Oliver Geibig – Guitar
Stephan Karut - Guitar
Matthias Karle – Drums

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Rebellion Posts Guitarist Introduction Video

Rebellion has posted a video clip online introducing the band's new second guitarist Stephan Karut. You can check out the clip below.

The band also previously posted a general update video clip online about Rebellion's activity, which can be found here.

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Rebellion Posts Video Update

Rebellion members Tomi and Oli have checked in from the band's rehearsal room to give fans a video update about the band's current activity. The video clip can be viewed below.

You can also check out Rebellion's previously uploaded video answering fan submitted questions by heading over here.

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New Rebellion Guitarist Answers Fan Questions

Germany's Rebellion has posted a video clip online of new guitarist Oliver Geibig answering questions sent in by fans. You can check out the video below.

Rebellion also recently recruited a new drummer, and footage of the new member performing can be found at this location.

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Rebellion Recruits New Drummer

Germany's Rebellion recently announced the band had recruited in a new guitarist. Rebellion has now revealed that David Faifer has also been brought on the band's new drummer. You can check out a video of David in action in the clip below.

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Rebellion Recruits New Guitar Player

Rebellion recently announced plans to continue one as a band after parting ways with three members. The group has now issued the following update about recruiting a new guitarist:

"Rebellion with new guitarist! After three members left the band last December, now a replacement for ex-guitarist Uwe Lulis has been found! The new one is Oliver Geibig, who already produced the album Born A Rebel for the band and has been playing for years along with Tomi Göttlich in the Hard Rock band The Magic of Radio and Schlammbein.

"To get to know him, questions can be asked for a first small interview on www.rebellion.st! Currently, Rebellion are looking for a further guitarist and a drummer to complete the line up once again."

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Rebellion To Continue On After Lineup Changes

Massacre Records has issued the following update about Rebellion deciding to continue on as a band after parting ways with three members:

"Good news, everyone! Michael Seifert and Tomi Göttlich have decided to continue with Rebellion!
It looked like it was the end of Rebellion when three of the band members left, but both Tomi and Michael decided to rebuild the band with new musicians."

Michael commented: "We received a lot of positive feedback from our fans, encouraging us to keep Rebellion alive. Also Tomi and I believe in the future of the band."

Tomi added: "We want to restructure the band. Micha and I want to do rehearsals on a regular basis and not only if we'll play concerts soon. Our future rehearsal room will be located near Giessen (Germany). Our new band mates should live nearby. If you think you'd be the right guitarist or drummer for Rebellion feel free to send your application to rebellionfromhell(at)yahoo(dot)com."

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Rebellion Discusses The Band's Future

Rebellion recently announced the departure of three band members. Rebellion has now posted a video clip online discussing the future of the band, which can be viewed below.

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Rebellion Parts Ways With Three Members

Rebellion has issued the following announcement about parting ways with three members of the band:

"Bad news from the Rebellion camp! Uwe Lulis has decided to quit the band. Gerd Lücking (Drums) and Simone Wenzel (Guitar) have also announced their departure from the band. Be sure that they separate in friendship. Now the situation is extremely difficult for Rebellion. Tomi and Micha consider now for their part whether and how it could go on with the band. Gerd and Uwe will appear with a new band and Simone has joined the band Vernissage."

Uwe commented: "Rebellion was also my band and I would be pleased, if Tomi and Micha
will continue successfully."

Tomi also commented about the situation: "We ask ourselves whether Rebellion without Uwe can still be Rebellion, a band on the other hand one always depends on their fans, we would be pleased, if our fans told us their opinion about it (check here for a listing of the band's various internet profiles)."

Micha added: "Tomi and I wish Uwe, Gerd and Simone honestly all the best with their
new projects."

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DuskMachine Issues Studio Update

Germany's DuskMachine have issued the following studio update:

"The drum recordings for DuskMachine's second album have finally begun. Today Randy played the first 2 songs from the 14 we plan to record. We have about 65 min. of music, but we will probably sort out some of the songs. The album will be recorded again in our 'Sound from below'-Studio and hopefully be done late summer. More info and pics from the recordings will be posted soon."

DuskMachine's current line up is as follows:

Mirko Prietzsch - Vocals
Nikolai Wurk - Guitars
Russell Bergquist - Bass (Annihilator)
Randy Black - Drums (Annihilator, Primal Fear, Rebellion)

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Rebellion Plans EP Before Full-Length

Massacre Records has revealed that REBELLION plans to release a yet-untitled EP on October 24th. Their next full-length album (the third part of their "History of the Vikings") is scheduled for release on January 9, 2009.

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Brainstorm Festival Details Announced

On November 21, 22 and 23, 2008 the first edition of the BRAINSTORM FESTIVAL will take place in Club Gigant in Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.

The following bands are already booked for the festival:

Seventh Angel (UK)
Rebellion (D)
Eluveitie (CH)
Thy Majestie (ITA)
Seventh Avenue (D)
Mehida (FIN/S)
Morphia (NL)
Mena Brinno (USA)
World To Ashes (D)
Picture Of The Moon (NL)

Three more bands are to be announced. For more information, visit the festival's official site.

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New Warhead Songtitles Revealed

German metallers WARHEAD, whose original lineup included current REBELLION frontman Björn Eilen, have revealed several songtitles from their upcoming fourth album, tentatively due later in the year. The follow-up to 2000's "Beyond Recall" will contain the following tracks, among others: "Into The Abyss", "Thanx Killing", "Battle Royale", "Deatheater", "Phantoms", "Lies!", "Captured" and "City Of God".

WARHEAD recently parted ways with guitarist Stefan due to musical differences. A replacement axeman has not yet been announced.

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Rebellion Guitarist Calls It Quits

Bjoern Eilen, guitar-player/songwriter and founding member of REBELLION has quit the band in the interest of persuing other musical challenges in metal and hard rock. Eilen is currently working in his studio in Osnabrueck, Germany, to finish an album influenced by female fronted multisellers like EVANESCENCE and NIGHTWISH. Female singers who are interested in working on the project should send an e-mail to: bjoern@wow-music.de.

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