Inferno destroys Zwischenfall Club building in GermanyPosted on 21/08/11
(Photo by Zwischenfall Club) - Last Thursday evening, August 19th, a fire destroyed amongst 3 other houses also the building where the famous electro club Zwischenfall Club is located in. The club, located in the Alten Bahnhofstraße in Bochum, Germany is now closed until further notice. As it looks it's especially water damage that is the biggest problem now.
The owners of the club described the following on their Facebook page after visiting the club when the fire was extinguished : "We went in for 5 minutes to get a few things. It's a complete disaster with the ceiling hanging down, filled with water. The water drips down everywhere as if you are in a cave. There is no fire damage in the club but the blocks above are completely burned out. The cafe is 'only' wet."
According to the club the cause of the fire might be the lightening. The insurance companies are now looking into it. But as usual this can take some time. Don't expect the club to re-open anytime soon, at least not in the same building.
The Zwischenfall Club is one of the longest running clubs in Germany and opened its doors on 15 October 1985 focusing on wave, punk and rock. It soon became the central meeting place for the so called 'black scene' in the area bringing lots of concerts and events. The club was also featured in the film "Kinder der Nacht".
Posted by B. Van Isacker
More related news :
#366: A life lived announce 2 remix albums
#366: A Life Lived release 'Demo 2013' demo
#366: A Life Lived release EP in October, new video 'Exit Saved' out now
#366: A Live Lived plan 2nd album for Janyary 2014
'A Synthesizer for Christmas' animated Hyperbubble video
'Electro Tribute To Oasis' released on Eternal Sunday Records
'Face The Beat Vol. 1' available now... for free !
'Gangnam Style' parody 'Whitby Gothic Style' goes over 230.000 views on YouTube
'Human Centipede' sequel barred from UK distribution for being 'too obscene'
'I Dream of Wires: Hardcore Edition' to hit stores on DVD and Blu-ray in early December
Martin Gore has just released an animated video for 'Europa Hymn", directed by London based collective M-I-E. You can watch it above. (...)
Drama in industrial internet land. Laibach has decided to remove all support bands from its US bills. (...)
'Elements of Rage' is Tolchock's third full album. Out via COP International this new Tolchock album might also be their last one according to the Swedish band. (...)
In mutual agreement Hooverphonic and Noémie Wolfs have decided to end their collaboration. That is what can be read on Hooverphonic's Facebook page. (...)
Alfa Matrix has inked a deal with the dark electro project Venal Flesh. Hailing from Washington DC, USA the band will release an 8-track download EP 'Sacrament To The Scalpel' on April 3. (...)
Out on Anachron Sounds by mid May is the newest VNV Nation album 'Resonance'. (...)
Aesthetic Perfection release 'Big Bad Wolf' ft. Tim Skold live video taken from upcoming 'Imperfect' CD/DVD
Front Line Assembly gets mega 6 vinyl boxset to celebrate the 20th birthday of 'Hard Wired' - 300 copies only!
SUBSCRIBE TO OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER