The TotenUniverse

No one knows the true barycentre of the TotenUniverse. The band are only part of a wider growing European conspiracy. You can now explore further details of this conspiracy and Alien Noise Corporation’s future plans and releases. Click the image to see the TotenUniverse in detail. As universes go the image is quite large, and … More The TotenUniverse

There Will Be Blood – Extracts: Bad News for Rob Wallet

A 1st draft abridged extract from the third Toten Herzen novel There Will Be Blood v.2 (The novel will be published at the end of Toten Herzen’s Malandanti world tour, some time in 2016.) The band take a fateful decision… For as long as Wallet had been with the band, he thought he had an … More There Will Be Blood – Extracts: Bad News for Rob Wallet

MetalMonth – Toten Herzen, fact or fiction? Pt. 2

In 1977 four members of the rock band Toten Herzen were murdered in London by Lenny Harper. Harper was only charged with wasting police time and the bodies disappeared. The killing of Toten Herzen is now one of the forgotten events of the decade, which is why in 2012 UK music journalist Rob Wallet decided … More MetalMonth – Toten Herzen, fact or fiction? Pt. 2

Dee Vincent’s Hullaballoo interview…

It caused a shitstorm, a $120 million dollar lawsuit and questions within the band. Now, heavily redacted the ‘full’ interview. Sort of! The location where we’ve arranged to meet Dee Vincent, lead singer with reborn shock rockers Toten Herzen, is the sort of back street photographic studio you see in hip fashion shoots, all desaturated … More Dee Vincent’s Hullaballoo interview…

A lesson in music

Susan Bekker is the de facto leader of Toten Herzen. The others might disagree, but they all wait for her directions. In Malandanti she is learning to sing, but her ambition comes up against Russian composer and unwilling voice coach Dmitri Neved. Before the band came into the studio Susan was allowed one hour for … More A lesson in music

On borrowed time

In Malandanti Susan Bekker, lead guitarist, decides she wants to sing on the new album. This doesn’t go down too well with Dee Vincent, the lead singer. Throughout the novel the tension betwen guitarist and singer builds in classic Gillan/Blackmore style. Dee isn’t the first person you’d imagine having a crisis, but in this scene … More On borrowed time

Real or Hoax?

I’ve often been asked are Toten Herzen a real band. Well, the person to ask is Rob Wallet, the British music journalist who discovered Toten Herzen alive in 2013. But Wallet is a difficult customer to get hold of. We could ask Rene van Voors, the band’s drummer, but he’s just as likely to spin … More Real or Hoax?

Vampires: The Twilight World – Sir Simon Marsden

I can’t remember when I first came across the eery photographs of Sir Simon Marsden. Black and white, whispy images, light as a feather in appearance, dark and sinister in effect, Marsden used infra red film to capture a world that somehow seemed to exist between this one and the next. His website, the Simon … More Vampires: The Twilight World – Sir Simon Marsden