Nobody in the world is more ready to bask in the glow of the American rock star members of Tokio Hotel. Humanoid is only his second U.S. version tracking Grito 2008, but millions of fans around the world, they are icons. "Things are starting for us in the U.S.," says Bill Kaulitz, the band's front man, the leader of a worldwide army of devotees dressed in black leather and eyeliner. "What we have experienced already been great, and we are looking forward to beginning again.
"The biggest thing to come out of Germany in 20 years, Tokio Hotel gone platinum 10 times, scored four No. 1 singles and sold arenas and stadiums throughout Europe. Scored a Best New Artist MTV VMA 2008.The rocket launched to success in 2001 when Bill and his twin brother Tom - the hip-hop-tinged, dreadlocked guitarist - formed the band along with bassist Georg Listing, 22, and drummer Gustav Schäfer, 21. Began at 10 years for small crowds around his hometown, Magdeburg, a town in the salt mine which was formerly part of East Germany.
Growing up in one of the most depressing parts of Germany, Bill and Tom were different from their classmates, almost alien. They were the underdogs. The twins knew they had to leave allí.Tom had first started playing guitar at age 7 and 13, along with the hair tip and Bill, who called the attention of some of the best known producers in Europe ( including producer David Jost humanoids) and solidified its formula heart of pop-rock. Originally called Devlish, changed their name before releasing their first album in German, Schrei (Scream in English). By 2005, they embarked on what would be the most successful debut tour of Germany for a new artist.
In 2007, they released their second German album, Zimmer 483 (Room 483 in English) and sold out shows European level monster in minutes, Like wildfire, the band caught the attention of a generation. In France, the band's popularity exploded. It went from playing small club gigs for 500 to carry out the foot of the Eiffel Tower for a crowd of 500,000 screaming fans singing the words phonetically to shock German Tokio Hotel. Shortly after he made history by becoming the first German band to score a # 1 hit on Israeli radio charts.
In 2008, after an exhausting 43 shows, Bill cysts endured surgery on his vocal chords, but it was back on the road performing around the world within two months, shortly after the cry was first released in the U.S. in 2008.Humanoide is full of much of the same emotion that is connected with a multitude of young fans. And in this era of Rock Band and Guitar Hero, the record is full of opportunities for public participation.
The first single, "Automatic" is a hymn with layered metal guitars, ringing, stomping percussion and a chorus in falsetto made to be encircled by a stadium full of people. "World Behind My Wall" redefines the ballad with depth, introspection, trust is an irresistible musical sings backing vocals. While recording this time, however, the band was at its most experimental to date. Followed the tracks in Hamburg, Miami and Los Angeles "Bill took us all crazy things always come, even though the old songs that had not finished yet," says Tom, who is fond of ribbing frequency of his brother. "Other than that, simply do not limit ourselves, and we have used new tools." There are more electronic sounds on humanoids.
The first single "Automatic" explores the relationships between all the emotions day and every day conveniences . 'How many things automatically happen every day? "Bill asked." The door opens and closes automatically, shifting gears in a car, a camera lens - all these things are always positive, but when the mechanical quality of the automatic meets human things like love, and suddenly becomes extremely negative love tends to be spontaneous and genuine, automatic and never cold. That is the issue that moves people. Along with the new sounds, new themes, new live show, and even the new style of Bill, longtime fans is still the constant connection with raw honesty and emotion Tokio Hotel.
"We love our fans, because they are the loudest of all and make things so crazy," says Bill. "They always support us no matter what has happened and much has happened."