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Schedule Berlin show

Due to organisational circumstances, the schedule of our concert at Lido, Berlin has to be moved up by 30 minutes, otherwise we couldn’t play our full set.
Here’s the new schedule:
18:30 doors open
19:30 show Seadrake (40 min)
20:30 show Solar Fake (105-120 min)

Meanwhile, we’d like to thank you for the fantastic concerts !  By now each show was sold out or aside from a handful of remaining tickets nearly sold out. The atmosphere is breathtaking! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!! We’re looking forward to the upcoming shows!

One 2 Three

On Dec 14th 2018 the re-release of the first 3 Solar Fake albums “Broken Grid”, “Frontiers” and “Reasons to kill” will be released under the name “One 2 Three” in a  classy 3-CD-Digipack. There are 2 bonus live tracks in each CD. The digital versions of the original CDs remain available.
Here you can find the  album on Amazon :   One 2 Three


Our new studio album (No 5 meanwhile) is going to be released on AUG, 31st 2018!

Please find all infos about the different versions  here!

The 2CD Digipack contains the regular album plus 2 cover versions and great remixes by  In Strict Confidence, Patenbrigade Wolff, Ost+Front, Mr.Kitty, Adam is a Girl, Random Starlight und Era Nocturna & Heavenly Creatures!
The limited fanbox contains the 2CD digipack plus an amazing acoustic CD with remarkable arrangements by Dirk Riegner. Apart from that you also get an exclusive gymbag, an exclusive keychain and a handnumbered ownership certificate.
For vinyl lover we have a limited couloured 2LP 12″ version including a download code for the digital version.
We hope you like our new baby!

On  AUG, 31st 2018 we celebrate the release with you at Kulttempel Oberhausen. There will be a long SF show and more specials!

Sedated Live Acoustic

On Dec 8th it’s time! “Sedated – Live Acoustic” will be in stores. It’s the recording of our acoustic show on March 16, 2017 at Laeiszhalle, Hamburg. This album will be available as a limited edition digipack, containing 2 CDs and a bonus DVD or as a download version (no video content). Besides Sven and André you will hear and see Dirk Riegner (piano; Peter Heppner and others), Rico Schwibs (violin, Letzte Instanz and others), Benni Cellini (Letzte Instanz and others) and Norman Selbig (Zeraphine and others).
The extensive booklet shows great photos by Helge Roewer and of course we also have some nice outtakes on the DVD for you… We hope you’ll have fun with this release and the waiting time for the next regular album appears to be a bit shorter now…
The digipack is strictly limited to 1,000 copies, so maybe it’s a good idea to order soon:


new shows and DJ sets

Trick or treat – solar fake play a full show on Halloween at  Kulttempel, Oberhausen. We will play the first new songs (!) and you can influence the setlist. Choose your 5 favorite songs by Solar Fake and we’ll play the top 15 of the voting result! To vote: (ends on October 15, 2017)
Further Information:

Solar Fake will also play at Darkstorm Festival 2017 :
25.12.2017 – Chemnitz – Stadthalle, Darkstorm Festival, with Blutengel, Leaether Strip, Lord of the Lost and more

Apart from that you can also see and hear Sven as a DJ:
27.10.2017 – Leipzig, Darkflower
28.10.2017 – Hannover, Dark Tower Party Vol7

Videoclip Stay + Shows 2017

Our new videoclip for the song “STAY” has now been released.  You can watch it here :
You will find raffles about this clip on Facebook 😉
On Apr 21we will play at Kasematten Festival 2017, on May, 12 we play an acoustic set as special guests of Blutengel at Astra Club, Berlin. This will be a bit different from the sedated tour, because we play without the strings.
On July 1st there will be our annual fanclub event. Solar Fake and Zeraphine wil play + special guests Adam is a girl and Katanga.  Get all infos about this event from our fanclub :
On July 28 and 29 we have the 2 shows with Project Pitchfork at Festung Königstein. The 29th is already sold out, so you’d better get your tickets for the 28th soon!
We’re looking so very nuch forward to playing at M’Era Lina Festival this year on August 12-13, and on September 09 we go back underground in Flums (Switzerland) when we play at “Eine Nacht im Bergwerk 2017” (a night in the mine).
Find all information about the shows and ticket infos in the tourdates section

More dates and festivals

Hey there, 3 more shows have benn added to the US tour, in San Antonio, Amityville and Niagara Falls. And we’re happy to play a full set at Kasematten Festival on Apr 21, as well as at Königstein Open Air with Project Pitchfork on Jul 28 AND 29.
And we perform at M’era Luna Festival and at “Eine Nacht im Bergwerk” (a night at the mine) together witrh Diary of Dreams in Flums (Switzerland).
We’re looking forward to a great year 2017!

Please find all dates at Tourdates

SOLAR FAKE in North America, on INDUSTRIAL POP tour with Aesthetic Perfection!

First, we wish you a nice new year’s eve and even more important, a happy new year 2017! Last year was simply fantastic for us and we hope it all will continue like that…
We already have some great news, we’re on industrial pop tour with Aesthetic Perfection in North America. Here are the dates:
Jan 19 – The Hideout – San Diego, CA
Jan 20 – La Antigua Bodega de Papel – Tijuana, MX
Jan 21 – The Surly Wench – Tucson, AZ
Jan 22 – The Perch – El Paso, TX
Jan 24 – The Launchpad – Albuquerque, NM
Jan 27 – Elysium – Austin, TX
Jan 28 – The Amp Room – San Antonio, TX
Jan 29 – The Church – Dallas, TX
Jan 31 – Siberia – New Orleans, LA
Feb 2 – The Orpheum – Tampa, FL
Feb 3 – Drunken Unicorn – Atlanta, GA
Feb 5 – Fallout – Richmond, VA
Feb 7 – Ivy City Tavern – Washington, DC
Feb 9 – Alchemy – Providence, RI
Feb 10 – Dead of Winter Festival – Amityville, NY
Feb 11 – Voltage Lounge – Philadelphia, PA
Feb 12 – Mr. Small’s Funhouse – Pittsburgh, PA
Feb 13 – Evening Star Concert Hall – Niagara Falls, NY
Feb 14 – Venue Event Center – Cincinnati, OH
Feb 15 – Coalition – Toronto, CAN
Feb 16 – Small’s – Detroit, MI
Feb 17 – Reggies – Chicago, IL
Feb 19 – Club Underground – Minneapolis, MN
Feb 21 – Riot Room – Kansas City, MO
Feb 23 – Oriental Theater – Denver, CO
Feb 24 – Area 51 – Salt Lake City, UT
Feb 25 – The Eclipse – Boise, ID
Unfortunately we can’t play the AP shows in Seattle and later, because of our upcoming tour in Germany. So people from San Francisco or Los Angeles, just come to the San Diego show if you want to see us 😉
Find more information and ticket links soon at and Some clubs are rather small, so better get your tickets soon…

SOLAR FAKE wishes you a great new year!!!

SOLAR FAKE ACOUSTIC – Sedated Tour 2017

Solar Fake without much noise, but featuring Dirk Riegner (Piano; Peter Heppner Band), M.Stolz (Violin; Letzte Instanz) and Benni Cellini (Cello; Letzte Instanz).
After the phantastic response to the first Acoustic shows and the piano- bonus CD “Sedated” Solar Fake go on Acoustic tour in beautiful locations.
The first dates are confirmed :
04.03.2017, Bochum, Christuskirche
10.03.2017, München, Backstage Werk
11.03.2017, Erfurt, Stadtgarten
12.03.2017, Berlin, Admiralspalast – Studio
15.03.2017, Wiesbaden, Alte Schmelze
16.03.2017, Hamburg, Laeiszhalle – Kleiner Saal
17.03.2017, Dresden, Filmtheater Schauburg
more are being planned.
Don’t miss that!