London (Birgit Bachmeier / Stefan Ramsthaler)
Soho, Chelsea, Camden - iconic names inextricably connected to Punk, Pop, and Rock. Where legends were created and music history has been written. Unparalleled to any other city on the planet.
London is a must-visit if you’re a music enthusiast. Its streets hum with the memories of legendary artists who have lived, played, and recorded here. Whether you’re a fan of a specific band or more into a genre from a certain era, delve into the city’s unique music history. When in London, also be prepared to be spoiled for the daily choice of live performances.
Camden Town. Where music history has been written. Where the 90s Britpop of Blur, Pulp, and Oasis is rooted. Where the Punk movement started in the 70s. Explore the life and death of Amy Winehouse, legendary singer and songwriter.
This vibrant area has more record stores, street art, and live music venues than you can shake a stick at. Discover the unique atmosphere of independence and revolution in these streets and stalls.
When in London don't miss this place marking music history like no other: Abbey Road. Iconic and legendary recording studio from where world-famous tapes changed the history of music. Also a synonym for The Beatles and their album Abbey Road. With its cover featuring the band members walking across the zebra crossing in front of the studio. Is there a better place to take a souvenir picture of your London trip?
Also explore the spot that marks another great Rock band and one of its hit singles: Coldplay's Violet Hill.
Liverpool (Birgit Bachmeier / Stefan Ramsthaler)
Liverpool, home to the Fab Four and the Mersey Beat movement. A city which lives and breathes music. Awarded for its extraordinary musical heritage. Step into its lively music scene - one to be proud of.
In Liverpool, follow the traces of the Beatles and the Mersey Beat movement. Find out how the city’s location as seaport laid foundation for mingling global influences to form new music genres. Enjoy unforgettable nights in numerous live music venues. And be thrilled by the outstanding atmosphere.
Check out the vibrant heart of Liverpool with all of its musical abundance. Reveal some Rock history story behind these city's walls. Combine interesting sightseeing spots with tons of record stores. After browsing the shelfs, check out some bars and venues for tonight.
A perfect afternoon stroll combining casual dining options with vinyl shopping. On your way to some impressive musicians' statues, check out venues and bars for tonight. Final destination of this walk is famous Cavern Club, legendary Beatles venue.
Munich (Birgit Bachmeier / Stefan Ramsthaler)
World-famous for huge Oktoberfest, cosy beer gardens, and lush English Garden, Munich is not only one of the must stops for touring acts. Moreover it is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
In Munich, follow the traces of Freddie Mercury in Glockenbach district where the Queen lead singer once lived. Visit the Olympic Tower and explore the Olympic Walk Of The Stars. Find out where Oasis had a fist fight in a high-class hotel and enjoy relaxed hours in one of the numerous beer gardens.
Be spoilt of cafés and bars in Munich’s Glockenbach district. Follow the traces of Freddie Mercury from Queen who lived here. Browse independent record stores until you reach beautiful Isar river. End this tour in party area near major venue Tonhalle.
Having tickets for a concert in Olympic Stadium or Olympic Hall, this subTOUR will guide you to some record stores in the vibrant heart of Munich's inner city before heading to Olympic Park. Visit the Olympic Tower with former world's highest Rock Museum and follow the Olympic Walk of Stars.
Las Vegas (Birgit Bachmeier / Stefan Ramsthaler)
What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas - countless songs have been written about Sin City. Where legends were born and myths created. Explore the vibrant combination of gambling and live music. In a city so inextricably linked to artists like Elvis Presley and The Killers.
In Las Vegas, follow the traces of The Killers and their glamourous Indie Rock ‘n’ Roll. Find out how the city’s gambling history laid foundation for huge music performances. Enjoy unforgettable nights in one of the numerous live music venues. And be thrilled by the choice of entertainment options. Step into a surreal world.
This subTOUR takes you to all of the places that formed Las Vegas super band The Killers. Learn about where it all started and became a world-wide success. Stroll through Neon Museum, location for the All These Things That I've Done video and take a picture at Chapel of the Flowers, once workplace of drummer Ronnie Vannucci. Discover where hit albums where recorded and song titles got their inspiration from. Definitely not only for The Killers enthusiasts as you will see lots of the city's unique and quirky locations.
For music lovers and vinyl enthusiasts alike: in this subTOUR, we packed together the best record shops in Las Vegas for you. As a souvenir, take back some new favourite albums with you. Or some cool Rock 'n' Roll merchandise. We will guide you to hidden places of Rock history to tell the stories beyond. On the way, enjoy the vibrant atmosphere in one of the city's hottest live music venues.
Leeds (Birgit Bachmeier / Stefan Ramsthaler)
Everything is Brilliant in Leeds shouts the Kaiser Chiefs
In Leeds, be prepared to be spoiled for the choice of live music nights. With small and intimate venues placed within throwing distance of each other, this city’s music scene favours the local over commercial. Take a glance around - it’s totally fine to wear your favourite band shirt when going out. Luckily, there’s even a good chance to hear these tunes when entering the next shop or restaurant. When attending Leeds Festival, why not stay here for one or two nights?
The name says it all: get the best of central Leeds with this condensed walk. It's about sightseeing as well as shopping. It's about record stores as well as venue hopping. Along the way, discover some legendary spots in Rock history or the city's other hidden gems.
Choose the bike on a sunny morning and take a ride to historical place Kirkstall Abbey. Have the Kaiser Chiefs on your playlist for this subTOUR. Afterwards, time for antiques shopping before discovering Woodhouse Moore on the way to The Library. Put The Who on your earphones at the The Refectory, then visit Brudenell Social Club or The Faversham.
Manchester (Birgit Bachmeier / Stefan Ramsthaler)
A city inextricably linked to its rich musical heritage, having produced some of the most successful bands in UK’s history. Abound with places to put on your dancing shoes to guitar music all night. So tune your Rock ’n’ Roll air guitar & mingle with the Mancunians in one of these brilliant Manchester Indie clubs.
In Manchester, follow the traces of Britpop and the Madchester Movement. What better way to experience this city other than discovering all these iconic places? Find out how Manchester’s musical importance was developed by legendary early gigs. Enjoy memorable nights in one of the pulsating live music venues. And be thrilled by the Mancunian fandom for football.
This is where Rock history meets football. Learn about your favourite sports at National Football Museum before exploring iconic places behind Manchester Indie band The Smiths. Step into the world of football legends at Old Trafford stadium, home to Manchester United.
Discover the life of British superstars Oasis. Learn about the neighborhood where the Gallaghers spent their early days. Reveal the band's impressive history beyond hidden spots. This is where chart breaking hits like Wonderwall become alive. Explore the successful rise of Britpop at first hand.
Birmingham (Birgit Bachmeier / Stefan Ramsthaler)
Birmingham, not only birthplace of once entirely new music genres as Heavy Metal or New Romantic, but also home for globally renowned bands like Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, or Duran Duran. Step into Brum’s vibrant live music scene.
In Birmingham, follow the traces of Punk, Heavy Metal, and the New Romantic Movement. Find out how the city’s industrial history laid foundation for completely new music genres. Enjoy unforgettable nights in one of the numerous live music venues. And be thrilled by Aston Villa’s ardent fanbase.
This tour will lead you to the northern part of Birmingham. Learn about the industrial environment the members of Black Sabbath grew up in. That’s where Heavy Metal was born. Take a step back in history at Aston Hall before heading to the home of Aston Villa Football Club.
Take a stroll through the inner city of Birmingham. Linger in authentic record stores. Take your tourist pictures stopping at important sightseeing spots such as Birmingham Cathedral. Visit historical places of legendary former venues. End with a unique shopping experience at Bullring & Grand Central.
Cologne (Birgit Bachmeier / Stefan Ramsthaler)
Indeed, the city at the river Rhine has been one of the most prominent German music cities since decades. Its music scene is massive, offering more live venues and record stores than you can shake a stick at.
In Cologne, be prepared to be spoiled for the choice of live music nights. With small and intimate venues along with huge locations placed within throwing distance of each other, this city’s music scene welcomes the big names as well as newcomers. Be also thrilled by the amount of independent record stores in the heart of this vibrant city.
Fancy a souvenir to take back home with you? Why don't gift yourself with some favourite new records. These are the best stores in the heart of Cologne. Perfect tour when combined with a little sightseeing just before heading to a live concert in the evening.
Las Vegas meets Coachella - combine famous Sin City with one of the world’s most iconic festivals on this unique road trip. Explore ultimate night life before heading to the solitude of the Wild West landscape. Explore breathtaking Grand Canyon and vast deserts on the way. Finally, enjoy the best in Rock and Pop music at legendary Coachella Festival.
Nuremberg’s Rock im Park meets Download Festival UK - combine two of Europe’s greatest Rock and Metal events on a road trip. Follow your favourite band from stage to stage.
Munich meets Glastonbury - combine Bavaria’s capital with one of the world’s most iconic festivals on this unique road trip. Explore traditional snugness, medieval architecture & insular beaches on the way. Head to the idyllic & mythical English countryside before enjoying the best in Rock and Pop music.
Around Glastonbury - combine this legendary festival with the myths & Roman heritage of Southwest England and the striking underground scene of Bristol & Cardiff. On this unique round trip, explore medieval architecture as well as urban street art. Head to the idyllic & mythical English countryside before enjoying the best in Rock and Pop music on one of the world’s most iconic festivals.
Rock am Ring meets Download Festival UK - combine two of Europe’s greatest Rock and Metal events on a road trip. Follow your favourite band from stage to stage.
Cologne meets Glastonbury - combine the cathedral city with one of the world’s most iconic festivals on this unique road trip. Explore traditional snugness, medieval architecture & insular beaches on the way. Head to the idyllic & mythical English countryside before enjoying the best in Rock and Pop music.