Linkin Park is one of today’s most popular bands and they are filling the biggest stadiums of the world. Drummer Rob Bourdon, guitarist Brad Delson, DJ Joseph Hahn, singer Mike Shinoda and shouter Chester Bennington released their 6th studio album „The Hunting Party“ on June 13th 2014. After their incredible performances at “Rock am Ring” and “Rock im Park” in summer 2014, they returned to tour Europe in November 2014. They played 16 shows in Europe between November 3rd and 24th, 9 of those in Germany. Special guest was the metal core band “Of Mice and Men” from California. Linkin Park is the perfect symbiosis of performance and sound. They know how to walk the line between electro and rock, rough sequences and hypnotic samples. The No.1 album “The Hunting Party” was the centerpiece of the shows. In addition to the new songs, (more…)
Cro is one of the most successful rappers in Germany. His track “Easy” catapulted him directly into the charts in 2011 – and into the hearts of his fans. Cro was able to even top the incredible success of his debut album “Raop” with his second album “Melodie”. His music sounds like summer: easy, breezy and lighthearted, apparently his recipe for success. The „Mello“ tour started in Switzerland on November 5th 2014, followed by shows in Austria and Germany. Support act in Germany was rapper DCVDNS. He already performed at the „Bundesvision Song Contest“ and wears glasses as a “mask”. Besides him, Cro had two more special guests: his label buddy Teesy and the young rapper Dajuan, who has also contributed to the new album. The 90-minute show included (more…)
Event Rookie reports about Black Box Music at the Marteria Tour: „All the equipment was supplied by Black Box Music and with the responsible for the technical service the decision was made to use equipment from Martin Professional.“ (Event Rookie “From the football field on the Stage” 4/2014 issue)
His new album „ Zurück in die Zukunft II“ („Back to the future II“) achieved very good sales figures from the beginning and so did his spring tour. He played 14 shows altogether in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. His performance changes from being a thoughtful verbal acrobat, an energetic singer or his pot-smoking alter ego „Marsimoto“. His concerts were sold out almost everywhere, also the last one in Berlin at the Max-Schmeling-Halle. His so far biggest concert as a solo artist lasted two hours and he performed songs from his new album as well as from the previous one. As special guests he had invited Campino and Miss Platnum. On 18.11.2014, the tour will continue after the successful festival season. It starts in Bern and ends on 06.12.2014 in Nuremberg. Here are the latest tour dates: 18.11.2014 Bierhübeli in Bern (Switzerland) (more…)
The atmosphere at the open-air concerts at the IFA Summer Garden this year was fantastic. More than 25,000 visitors were enjoying the mixture of entertainment and emotions. Part of the great atmosphere was caused by the location itself – the Summer Garden of Messe Berlin is considered to be Berlin’s most beautiful open-air area. It is only during the IFA that the so-called ,green lung’ of the Messe Berlin exhibition (more…)
Event Rookie reports about Black Box Music at the Sido Tour: „The required equipment was delivered by Black Box Music from Berlin, where the team has already rehearsed in advance.“ (Event Rookie “Rapper cozying up” 4/2014 issue)
We are looking for a warehouse logistics specialist experienced in event technology to join our BBM team. Your area of responsibility will include the arrangement of event equipment and the coordination of the day–to-day business, as well as the supervision of international productions in one of Europe´s most modern rehearsal halls. If you are interested in waking up in the same city, working with a crew that loves music and technology, state-of-the art equipment and giving it 120%, as we always do, we would be very pleased to hear from you. Please send your complete application documents to: (more…)
FOH Online reports about Black Box Music at the Cher “Dressed to Kill” Tour: „Keeping with the international theme, the sound company handling the North American tour is Black Box Music of Berlin, Germany. Founded in 1992 by managing director Thilo “Baby” Goos, Black Box Music (BBM has since grown into a large operation. The company complex includes full-on staging, lighting, sound and production services, with a 500-box L-Acoustics inventory and the ability to simultaneously support up to seven major tours.“ (FOH Online “Dressed to kill” June 2014 issue)
Lighting&Sound America reports about Black Box Music at the Cher “Dressed to Kill” Tour: „For his PA, Bracey relies on L-Acoustics, provided by Black Box Music, of Berlin, Germany. He is generally a fan of L-Acoustics, but admits, “We considered other systems as well. We were very open-minded about what we were going to take.” Bracey used the L-Acoustics K1 box on the Pink tour; this time around, however, he had another option to consider: the brand-new K2 cabinet.“ (Lighting&Sound America “Cher gets dressed to kill” June 2014 issue)