July 10, 2024

Rome to release second installment ‘Hansa Studios Session’ at the end of April

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For the second time in their career Rome has entered Berlin’s legendary Hansa Studios for a one-day recording stunt, and this after their 2019 ‘The West knows best’ tour. The band was helped by audio engineer Michael Ilbert who has been active there since 2007.

Within a timespan of just 30 hours the band recorded a handful of songs, including some of their more recent work like “Kali Yuga über Alles” and “Who only Europe know” from the albums “The lone Furrow” and “Le Ceneri di Helidioro” respectively. The selection of songs also includes Rome’s earliest material.

The band on this live session was comprised of Laurent Fuchs (drums and percussion), Vlad Purice (bass), Eric Becker (guitar) and Rome’s leading man Jerome Reuter (guitar, percussion and vocals). There were no overdubs made after the session – no actual enhancements of any sort, in fact – in order to capture the band’s live sound in its raw form.

The resulting “Hansa Studios Session II” will be released as on vinyl and on CD.


  1. Who only Europe know
  2. The West knows best
  3. Kali Yuga über Alles
  4. Uropia o Morte
  5. Like Lovers
  6. Blighter
  7. The Twain
  8. Skirmishes for Diotima
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Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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