|Years active||2001 - present|
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Tokio Hotel is a German band founded in Magdeburg, Germany in 2001 by guitarist Tom Kaulitz and singer Bill Kaulitz, drummer Gustav Schäfer and bassist Georg Listing. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. Magdeburg ( Low Saxon: Meideborg ˈmaˑɪdebɔɐx the Capital city of the Bundesland of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. The quartet has scored four number one singles and has released two number one albums in their native Germany, selling nearly 3 million CDs and DVDs there. 
After recording an unreleased demo-CD under the name "Devilish" and having their contract with Sony BMG terminated, the band released their first German-language album, Schrei, as Tokio Hotel on Island Records in 2005. Sony BMG Music Entertainment is a diverse music and entertainment group Schrei is the Debut album by the German band Tokio Hotel. In 2006 they released a partly re-recorded and expanded version Schrei Island Records is a Record label that was founded by British record producers in Jamaica. Schrei sold more than half a million copies worldwide  and spawned four top five singles in both Germany and Austria. In 2007, the band released their second German album Zimmer 483 and their first English album Scream which have combined album sales of over one million copies worldwide and helped win the band their first MTV European Music Award for Best InterAct. Zimmer 483 (Room 483 is the second album by the German rock band Tokio Hotel. Scream is the debut English album by the German band Tokio Hotel. The MTV Europe Music Awards were established in 1994 by MTV Europe to celebrate the most popular Music videos in Europe The former, Zimmer 483, spawned three top five singles in Germany while the latter, Scream, spawned two singles that reached the top twenty in new territories such as Portugal, Spain and Italy. Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa is a country on the Iberian Peninsula. Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. Italy (Italia officially the Italian Republic, (Repubblica Italiana is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe, and on the two largest Their first live album, Zimmer 483 - Live In Europe, was released near the end of 2007. A live album &ndash commonly contrasted with a Studio album &ndash is a recording consisting of material (usually music recorded during stage performances Zimmer 483 - Live In Europe is a DVD containing the footage of the live concert was filmed on May 2, 2007. However, while still struggling for success in most English-speaking countries, the band has released an English language version of Ready, Set, Go! in the UK, and are currently enjoying exposure in Canada and the United States. .
Tokio Hotel was founded by guitarist Tom Kaulitz and singer Bill Kaulitz, drummer Gustav Schäfer and bassist Georg Listing. The four met in 2001 after a concert in Magdeburg. Under the name Devilish, the band soon began playing in talent shows and small concerts. After Bill Kaulitz's participation in a children's Star Search in 2003 (which he lost in the quarter-final), he was discovered by music producer Peter Hoffmann. Devilish changed their name to Tokio Hotel ("Tokio", the German language spelling of the city Tokyo, Japan, which they love, and "Hotel", due to their constant touring and sleeping in hotels), and Sony BMG took them under contract. officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and located on the eastern side of the main island Honshū. Sony BMG Music Entertainment is a diverse music and entertainment group Hoffmann hired David Jost and Pat Benzner into the team of creators and authors, and had them give the teens instruction on songwriting and instrument playing. However, shortly before release of their first album, Sony terminated their contract. In 2005, Universal Music Group took Tokio Hotel under contract and developed a marketing plan. Universal Music Group (UMG is the largest Business group and family of Record labels in the Recording industry. Several DJ's such as Basement Jaxx, Melodik Pinpon, Bob Sinclar and Givichy Universal have remixed Tokio Hotel songs. Basement Jaxx are a critically acclaimed UK House duo comprising Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe that rose to popularity in the late 1990s Bob Sinclar, mistaken many times as " Sinclair " (born Christophe Le Friant, 10 May 1967) is a Grammy Award -nominated The musical project Givichy Universal started in 2005 as a collaboration between SamForce and Yvan Hinge 2 producers of the Angstprod label
Their first single, "Durch den Monsun" (Through the Monsoon), quickly rose in the charts, appearing on the German official Media Control single charts at #15 on 20 August 2005 and eventually reaching #1 on 26 August 2005; it reached #1 on the Austrian music charts as well. " Durch den Monsun " ( English: Through the Monsoon and " Monsoon " are songs by German rock band Tokio Hotel Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich Their second single, "Schrei" (Scream), climbed to the #5 position in the German charts. " Schrei " and " Scream " are rock songs by German Alternative rock band Tokio Hotel. Their debut album, "Schrei", was released on 19 September 2005; the album later received a platinum certification . Schrei is the Debut album by the German band Tokio Hotel. In 2006 they released a partly re-recorded and expanded version Schrei These two songs were written by singer Bill Kaulitz together with their group of producers Peter Hoffmann, David Jost, Pat Benzer and Dave Roth. In 2006, a third and fourth single, "Rette Mich" (Rescue Me) and "Der Letzte Tag" (The Final Day), were released; both reached #1 as well. "Rette Mich" ( rescue me) is the third single by German Alternative rock band Tokio Hotel, from their 2005 album Schrei Tokio Hotel hoˈtɛl}} is a German band founded in Magdeburg, Germany in 2001 by singer Bill Kaulitz, guitarist Tom Kaulitz drummer Gustav Schäfer and The "Der Letzte Tag"-single also contained a B-side called "Wir Schließen Uns Ein", which was accompanied by a music video as well.
The first single off their second album "Zimmer 483" (Room 483), called "Übers Ende der Welt" (later re-released in English under the name "Ready, Set, Go!"), was released on 26 January 2007 and quickly reached #1. Zimmer 483 (Room 483 is the second album by the German rock band Tokio Hotel. " Übers Ende der Welt " ( English: Over the End of the World and " Ready Set Go! " are rock songs by German Alternative " Übers Ende der Welt " ( English: Over the End of the World and " Ready Set Go! " are rock songs by German Alternative The "Zimmer 483" album was released on 28 February 2007, with a deluxe edition of the album, containing a DVD, also becoming available. Their second single from the album, "Spring Nicht" (Don't Jump) was released on 7 April 2007. " Spring Nicht' " and " Don't Jump " are songs by German Alternative rock band Tokio Hotel. The tour accompanying the release of the album, the Zimmer 483 tour, was scheduled to start in March 2007, but was delayed by two weeks because the band members wished to have a new stage. A third single from the album "An Deiner Seite (Ich Bin Da)" (By Your Side) was released on the 16th of November. "An deiner Seite (Ich bin da" ( English: By Your Side (I'm here) is the third single from the album Zimmer 483. The single also contains a B-side, called "1000 Meere" (1000 Oceans) which was also accompanied by a music video.
While their German CDs never received official releases outside the German-speaking world, Tokio Hotel's first English album "Scream" was released on the 4 June 2007 in all of Europe. Scream is the debut English album by the German band Tokio Hotel. In Germany, the album was released as "Room 483" in order to emphasize the continuity with their last German album "Zimmer 483". The album contains English versions of a selection of songs from their German-language albums "Schrei" and "Zimmer 483". "Monsoon", the English-language version of "Durch den Monsun", was the first single from the album. " Durch den Monsun " ( English: Through the Monsoon and " Monsoon " are songs by German rock band Tokio Hotel "Ready, Set, Go!" (the translation of "Übers Ende der Welt") was released as the album's second single, "By Your Side" (the translation of "An Deiner Seite") as the third and "Don't Jump" (the translation of "Spring Nicht") as the fourth. " Übers Ende der Welt " ( English: Over the End of the World and " Ready Set Go! " are rock songs by German Alternative " Spring Nicht' " and " Don't Jump " are songs by German Alternative rock band Tokio Hotel. A video for "Scream", the English-language version of their 2005 hit "Schrei", was also recorded, and was released to iTunes in early March 2008. A scream, shout, holler, vociferation, or yell is a loud human audio vocalization in which the person makes a loud cry by expelling air from
Tokio Hotel gave their first concert in the United Kingdom on 19 June 2007. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located "Ready, Set, Go!" was released in the UK as the band's first single on 27 August 2007. The song reached #77 in the Singles Chart. A special UK edition of "Scream" (including new, unreleased tracks) is scheduled for release in early 2008.
Tokio Hotel won an EMA for Best InterAct on 1 November 2007 and were also nominated for Best Band. They also performed "Monsoon" at the event.
Tokio Hotel released their first U. S. single, simply entitled "Tokio Hotel", in late 2007. The single contained tracks previously released elsewhere in the world, "Scream" and "Ready, Set, Go!", and was available exclusively at Hot Topic stores. Their second US single, "Scream America", was released on 11 December 2007. The single contains the track "Scream" and a remix of "Ready, Set, Go!" by AFI's Jade Puget. In February 2008, the band toured North America for five dates starting in Canada and finishing up in New York. After appearing and performing live on MuchMusic, while touring in Canada, Ready, Set, Go! entered the Much On Demand Daily 10, a countdown of videos as chosen by viewers. MuchMusic (often referred to only as Much) is a Canadian English language Cable television Specialty channel owned by CTVglobemedia MuchOnDemand (also MOD) is an hour-long per broadcast viewer interactive Television program aired on MuchMusic, Monday through It remained there for over a week, then returned to the top of the MOD Daily 10 on April 8, 2007. On March 25th, 2008, Scream was released in Canada and the US version of Scream was released on May 6, 2008.
The "1000 Hotels" European Tour began on 3 March 2008 in Brussels and was scheduled to continue to locations including The Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany and Scandinavia with an expected finish on the 9 April 2008. Events 1284 - Statute of Rhuddlan incorporated the Principality of Wales into England 1575 - Indian 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Brussels (Bruxelles pronounced; Brussel pronounced) officially the Brussels Capital-Region, is Events 193 - Septimius Severus is proclaimed Roman Emperor by the army in Illyricum (in the Balkans)
On March 14th, during the concert in Marseille, France, Bill started to experience vocal problems. He let the audience sing more frequently than normal and instead of the original 21 songs that were on the set list, they only played 16 songs. Bill apologized, in German, for his bad singing and explained that he was sick.
On March 16th the band canceled a gig in Lisbon, Portugal, minutes before the concert was supposed to commence. The rest of the 1000 Hotels Tour and the North American Tour were cancelled not long after following an announcement by the band's manager in Bild that Bill Kaulitz had to undergo surgery to remove a cyst on his vocal cords. The Bild (formerly Bild-Zeitung, lit Picture Newspaper) is a German Newspaper published by Axel Springer AG.
Bill Kaulitz had been putting strain on his voice after playing 43 concerts in the 1000 Oceans tour without vacation. He had to undergo Larynx surgery on March 30th to remove a cyst that had formed on his vocal cords. The cyst was the result of a throat infection that went untreated. Following his surgery, Bill is unable to speak until April 9th (10 days), and will take 3 weeks to heal completely. If Bill had continued singing the rest of the tour, his voice would have eventually been permanently damaged. His voice is slightly changed, but he has made a great recovery. Tokio Hotel is scheduled to start performing again in May, 2008.
Bill Kaulitz was born on September 1, 1989, in Leipzig, GDR. Events 462 - Possible start of first Byzantine indiction cycle. Year 1989 ( MCMLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar) The German Democratic Republic ( GDR; Deutsche Demokratische Republik DDR; commonly known in English as East Germany) was a Socialist state He was born to Simone Kaulitz a freelance tailor and Jörg Kaulitz. His starsign is Virgo. When he and his brother were 7, their parents divorced. Their mother remarried Gordon Trümper, a guitarist from the German rock band Fatun. Their stepfather inspired the twins to begin their music careers.  Although he can't play any instrument, he has written song lyrics since he was seven years old. He is 1. 83 m tall. He favours an androgynous fashion style with rock t-shirts, tight black jeans, painted nails, long dyed black hair (often with blonde streaks) and heavy gothic makeup. Androgyny is a term derived from the Greek words ανήρ ( anér, meaning man and γυνή ( gyné, meaning woman that can refer to either of two He has an eyebrow piercing and tongue piercing. He has a tattoo on his neck, arm and pelvis. He has stated that his biggest musical influence is Nena. Nena (born Gabriele Susanne Kerner on March 24, 1960 in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, West Germany) is a singer and His official hometown is considered to be Loitsche. 
Tom Kaulitz was born on September 1, 1989 in Leipzig. He is ten minutes older than his twin brother, Bill Kaulitz. He was born to Simone Kaulitz a freelance tailor and Jörg Kaulitz. His starsign is Virgo. When he and his brother were 7, their parents divorced. Their mother remarried Gordon Trümper, a guitarist from the German rock band Fatun. Their stepfather inspired the twins to begin their music careers.  He is 1. 80 m tall, with dark blonde hair done in dreadlocks. He favours a hip-hop style of dress with many baggy t-shirs and jeans as well as baseball caps. He has his lip pierced. He has stated his musical influences to be Aerosmith and Samy Deluxe. Aerosmith is an American Hard rock band sometimes referred to as "The Bad Boys from Boston " and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band" Samuel Sorge (born December 20, 1977 in Hamburg) commonly known as Samy Deluxe, Wickeda MC, Sam Semillia or
Georg Listing was born on March 31, 1987 in Halle. Events 307 - After divorcing his wife Minervina, Constantine marries Fausta, the daughter of the retired Roman Emperor Year 1987 ( MCMLXXXVII) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar) He is an Aries. He has no siblings. Georg plays an Axe bass; his playing style was heavily influenced by Flea of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.  He also enjoys die Ärzte and Oasis. In Geography, an oasis (plural oases) or Cienega ( Southwestern United States) is an isolated area of vegetation in a Desert, typically His hometown is Magdeburg. He is 178 m tall.
Gustav Schäfer was born on September 8, 1988 in his hometown of Magdeburg. Events 70 - Roman forces under Titus sack Jerusalem. 1264 - The Statute of Kalisz Year 1988 ( MCMLXXXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar) Gustav has been playing the drums since he was five.  He has one older sister. His nicknake is "Juschtel". He is 1. 7 m tall with dark blonde hair. His musical incluences include Metallica, Joe Cocker, Tina Turner and Rod Stewart. Metallica is an American heavy metal band that formed in 1981 in. Joe Cocker OBE (born 20 May 1944 is an English rock / Blues Singer who came to popularity in the 1960s and is most known for his gritty Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock; November 26, 1939) is an eight time Grammy Award -winning American Roderick "Rod" David Stewart, CBE (born 10 January 1945 is a Singer and Songwriter born and raised in London England and currently
|2005||August 15||Durch Den Monsun||Schrei|
|2006||March 10||Rette Mich|
|August 28||Der Letzte Tag / Wir Schliessen Uns Ein|
|2007||January 26||Übers Ende der Welt||Zimmer 483|
|April 7||Spring Nicht|
|August 27||Ready, Set, Go!|
|November 16||An Deiner Seite / By Your Side / 1000 Meere||Zimmer 483 / Scream|
|2008||April 4||Don't Jump|
|April 28||Heilig||Zimmer 483|
|2005||December 2||Leb' die Sekunde - Behind The Scenes|
|2006||April 10||Schrei Live|
|2007||April 10||Spring Nicht DVD Single|
|November 30||Zimmer 483 - Live In Europe|
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