"Faster than Metallica, more powerful than Motörhead, and funnier than Rammstein" - that's how the prestigious German newspaper DIE WELT described Jan Zehrfeld and his group Panzerballett. With a unique combination of jazz and heavy metal the band deconstructs music genres like few others. Few German recordings have caused such a national and international furore as did Starke Stücke, Panzerballett's 2008 debut album for ACT. Hart Genossen von ABBA bis Zappa is the stylistic anarchists' eagerly anticipated second escapade. Musical purists and the "jazz police" will despair, but emancipated listeners will walk away enchanted with smiles on their faces.The German title is a play on words: The title can alternately be understood as "Tough Comrades" or "Thoroughly Enjoyed". And indeed, on this new album Jan Zehrfeld's tough musical comrade...
Release Date: 2009
Line-up: Jan Zehrfeld - guitar & background vocals / Martin Mayrhofer - guitar & vocals / Alexander von Hagke - tenor saxophone / Gregor Bürger - tenor & soprano saxophone / Heiko Jung - bass / Sebastian Lanser - drums
Featured Track: Okan Ersan - guitar solo on # 7
More:Recorded, mixed and mastered by Jan Vacik at Dreamscape Studios, Munich, Nov. 2008 - Feb. 2009 / Produced by Jan Zehrfeld / Executive Producer: Siegfried Loch
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