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28th March 2016
Reckless Love & Santa Cruz

The Finnish 80s Rock band comes finally back to Germany! The band started their career with the name RECKLESS LIFE, under which they initially played covers of Guns N‘ Roses. Having had no success with this approach, they began to write their own songs, and won the Kuopio Band Competition in 2004. As part of the Kuopio Popcity Project 2005, Reckless Love, along with Rainbow Crash, Svat and Sideshow Zombies went on a Scandinavian tour, visiting Sweden, Norway and Denmark.

2007 saw Olli Herman (also known as H. Oliver Twisted) cover as the singer for the Swedish hair metal band Crashdïet, as their singer (Dave Lepard) committed suicide in January 2006. One and a half years later, Olli Herman returned to Reckless Love. In January 2009, the website of RECKLESS LOVE announced that drummer Mike Harley would leave the band. Hardly a week later a replacement was found: Hessu Maxx. On 23 April 2009, a record deal with Universal Music was made. In July 2009, RECKLESS LOVE released their first single, ‘One More Time’. The second single, ‘Beautiful Bomb’, released on 15 October 2009. The band also shot a music video for this single, which premiered on MTV in December 2009. On 20 February 2010 the third single and second music video, Romance, was released. Four days later the debut album, ‘Reckless Love’, was released. This album was available in the Baltic States, Belgium and the UK, as well as in Finland. A release into the German and Swedish markets is still under discussion. The album debuted at number #13 in Finland’s official charts.

The band released their follow-up album, ‘Animal Attraction’, on October 5, 2011. The “Animal Attraction Tour” kicked off on October 7, 2011 including a four-night residency in London. The video for ‘On the Radio’, which is the tenth track of their ‘Animal Attraction’ album, was filmed in Los Angeles, California. As of the 26 April, 2013, the first single from the third album ‘Spirt’, ‘Night on Fire’ was released, along with the music video to support the song. The album was finally released on 2 September 2013, with a second single and a related video ‘So Happy I Could Die’ preceding it on 25 August 2013. The band then embarked on a nine-date headlining UK tour in October 2013 that included venues in Manchester, Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds, Nottingham, Wolverhampton, Norwich, Bristol and at the O2 Academy in London. Now, the band is back in Germany for a few shows, one of them taking place on 28th March in Berlin.

RECKLESS LOVE will be supported by SANTA CRUZ from Finland. The Finnish hard-rock phenomenon SANTA CRUZ was formed in the year 2007, inspired by such greats as Skid Row and Guns ´n´ Roses. The sound of SANTA CRUZ is getting its wings, as they blend their influence of the 80´s and early 90´s Hard Rock sound with elements of modern Rock and Metal and put it in their own special blender. What you get is pure adrenaline and attitude in the form of honest Rock ´n´ Roll, not to mention the virtuoso level of musicianship, especially in the flashy guitar work of Archie & Johnny.

Additional Concert Info
Doors: 7:30pm
Start: 8:00pm
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