https://www.duolingo.com/KieranBarley

Any good German Bands?

March 4, 2014

25 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Jasoninchina

A friend recently turned me on to both Die Toten Hosen and Die Arzte. Both have been around a while and have lots of great songs.

March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/BraxtonM96

I don't know why several people gave you thumbs down. Anyway! If you like rock you should check out Rammstein, Oomph!, and Eisbrecher.

March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/FrankySka

I second Rammstein. They also (often) have really good, meaningful lyrics, which does not usually come across to non-native speakers (tons of word-games, metaphors, and references to German literature). Of course they do not exactly try to stress that in their live shows XD.

March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/JD_Jackson

I can third Rammstein. Plenty of their songs (Du Hast, for example) have simple words slowly spoken and repetitive phrases which are good for someone learning German.

March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/jenn442

I fourth Rammstein. Most of their lyrics are very well enunciated. A song like Ich Will will teach you a bunch of verbs in no time.

March 17, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/SpiralStat

I fifth Rammstein because the band is amazing and I want to continue this chain

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Marco.Mendiola

Oh Jesus you're about to reach a 2000 day streak! Congrats

January 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7

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March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/DeroGoi

I know that this is an old topic but I heard a mention of Oomph! and I just had to second it, I mean just look at my icon. Eisbrecher is fantastic, they need more fans, and Rammstein is always lovely.

June 12, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/KieranBarley

Me either I was just asking. But thanks and yeah I will check them out!

March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/johaquila

Presumably you mean good for learning the language? For me as a native speaker it's a bit hard to judge, but I think the following two, though in different ways not precisely German bands, could be interesting for that purpose:

  • The Austrian band "Erste Allgemeine Verunsicherung" ("First General Uninsurance", a pun on a company name).
  • German singer Reinhard Mey (also known as French singer Frédérik Mey).
March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/sakasiru

I am a fan of the Wise Guys, who never seem to get the recognition they deserve. They are an a capella band with very funny lyrics.

If you are more into punk/ indie rock, you may like die Toten Hosen, die Ärzte or JBO.

For metal/medival rock I can recommend In Extremo, Subway to Sally and Schandmaul

Great "Schlager" and "neue Deutsche Welle" come from Peter Maffay, Wofgang Petry, Nena, Guildo Horn, Dieter Thomas Kuhn, Helge Schneider and many others.

And then there's Xavier Naidoo (R&B), die Fantastischen Vier (Hip Hop) and some others whose lyrics I can't recommend for learners ;)

There are also a lot of good bands that sing in English, but I guess you wanted some with German lyrics.

March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/LICA98
March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/ColbyStein

He's not a band, but I think you'll love Wolfgang Petry. Try him out!

March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/KieranBarley

yeah will do thanks!

March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/mjcd76

I like Silbermond. Nice to learn lyrics too... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqcXnjAx7dk

March 5, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/geeshepherd

Spotify Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/geeshepherd/playlist/0f0IDIxF6AmEVDXPoUOQTN

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CRO

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Die Fantastischen Vier

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Ich + Ich

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Nena

OOMPH!

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Pohlmann.

Rammstein

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Sido

Silbermond

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Sportfreunde Stiller

Steroact

Teesy

Thees Uhlmann

Tim Bendzko

Tokio Hotel

Tom Beck

Tonbandgerat

Wir Sind Helden

Wise Guys

February 8, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/biscuitbarrel

Cro, he's not a band but I like his stuff!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vGrfFzagzHs

March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/KieranBarley

Thankyou!

March 4, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/raans
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Just finished listening to "Selig" albums. Great! But that is a matter of opinion.

March 5, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/SgtSchulz

krawallbruder , rabenschrey, die artze , schandmal, rammstein, alle sehr gut deutsch rock

March 5, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/cerberus

Viele Leute mögen Tocotronic, Die Fantastischen Vier oder 2raumwohnung.. Ich finde die deutsche Lieder von Stereo Total und Einstürzende Neubauten sehr interessant :) und ja.. auch Nina Hagen

March 5, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/smartfox11

Ich Und Ich is a good one

March 7, 2014

https://www.duolingo.com/Camilinda92

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December 26, 2017
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