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TDATS 135: Der Herrscher [Dieter Dierks special pt1- Obscure Heavy '70s Rock and Krautrock]

TDATS 135: Der Herrscher [Dieter Dierks special pt1- Obscure Heavy '70s Rock and Krautrock]

Playing tracks by

Curly Curve, Lily, Twenty Sixty Six And Then, Walter Wegmüller & Cosmic Jokers, Demon Thor and more.

Chart positions

This show was 3rd in the global heavy metal chart, 4th in the global metal chart, 10th in the global classic rock chart and 15th in the global alternative rock chart.

Download and read at: http://www.aftersabbath.com/2017/01/135-der-herrscher-dieter-dierks.html

Welcome to volume 135. This time I'm going to concentrate on a producer, and some bands that he worked with whether he was engineering, producing or both; Dieter Dierks.

Like Conny Plank, for whom I did the same thing with Vol116, Dierks eventually had world-wide commercial success but in his early days worked with some lesser-known bands. Many of them made heavy music and have already appeared in TDATS, so on this occasion I've done something a little different. There are going to be two parts, this one is made up of bands that are totally new to the blog, and the second (coming soon) will be bands that have already appeared, but songs from them that have not.

Dieter still works and runs his famous studio. An interview with him can be found here that reveals some more about him, mainly focusing on The Scorpions, who were his greatest success.

Comments

John Hartmann

I want more of this!! Thanks

Rich AfterSabbath

Actually I am planning a part 2 of this!