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(07.12.2012)

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Bill Kaulitz und Ulrich Wickert:
‘Volksbanken Raiffeisenbanken’~ unites for advertising campaign

It has brought the two together

What connects teen star Bill Kaulitz (23) and legend Ulrich Wickert (70) to an intimate conversation about values?

A campaign of the local cooperative Raiffeisen banks shows interviews in the form of special short films. Ulrich Wickert chats with celebrities about values. The probably most unusual constellation is the conversation between Ulrich Wickert and “Tokio Hotel” singer Bill Kaulitz.

The very visually modified teen star discusses his desire for freedom, he writes to his close bond with twin brother Tom.

For me it was important very early to be free. I had always a rebel in me, who wants to have freedom with his appearance and his music“, says Bill Kaulitz.

It is a conversation with many contrasts: rivets leather jacket vests and Brown suit, piercings vs. deep wrinkles. And yet almost profound aspects in this conversation.

Starting in 2013, this short film series with ordinary citizens will continue.

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(05.12.2012)

Freedom, Solidarity, Respect – campaign

In an interview with Ulrich Wickert talks with Bill Kaulitz from “Tokyo hotel” after two years of media even abstinence, about the price of freedom.

On December 10, 2012 the campaign starts, “Walters meets…”, for which the Agency Heimat, Berlin, Raiffeisen banks on behalf of the cooperative financial group. Volksbanken produced a series of commercials in an unusual format. Ulrich Wickert, who represented the values of the cooperatively organized banking group as a brand Ambassador in 2011, now meets Bill Kaulitz, Andrea Petkovic and Hannes Jaenicke.

This created authentic conversations about values that were filmed in locations without a dialog script to fit the biography of the respective protagonists: Bill Kaulitz in the Master’s Hall of the Berlin Hansa Studios, Hannes Jaenicke on an old farm in Brandenburg and in the Offenbach Tennis Club, where he began the career of Andrea Petkovic.

The selection of the three interviewed was mainly along content criteria, but by selecting the correspondent younger people chould be included in the debate on values.

The campaign: “Wickert meets …” launches online on Monday, December 10, 2012, the TV and the print-flights start in high-reach environments then from Monday, December 17. The three conversations with Bill Kaulitz, Andrea Petkovic and Hannes Jaenicke are regarded as a roughly ten-minute films on the campaign website: www.werte-schaffen-werte.de

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(12.11.2012)

Willemstad ~ Curacao, Caribean

Konichiwa!

Bill and Tom just recorded a exclusive message
for the brand new Universal Japan mobile MAGapp
and reveal their current favorite songs :)

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New Video MSG from Tom und Bill available
December 2nd
THrough Universal Music Japan’s app.

Downloadable HERE
http://www.universal-music.co.jp/magapp

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(08.11.2012)

What can we expect on DSDS 2013?
Here we have collected the first information about the tenth season of
“Germany sucht den superstar”

On Saturday, the 5th January 2013 at 8.15 PM’s will begin at last again with DSDS: And the new season will be a very special season for DSDS celebrates its tenth anniversary. And that means: In the anniversary year is “Germany sucht den superstar” round to renewed at the start. In addition to Dieter Bohlen, Bill and Tom Kaulitz  from Tokio Hotel will sit in the jury, as well as founder and lead singer of Culcha.

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DSDS in the Caribbean

Become adult they are the Tokio Hotel  brothers Bill and Tom Kaulitz. During the filming of Germany’s Sucht den Superstar were the stars on the set. While Dieter Bohlen and itchy of Culcha hardly were noticed candela of the fans attending to from Poland, the Kaulitz brothers gave countless autographs. Even after turning to two hours in the morning, they were photographed with their fans. Bill: “it feels great, to be back in Germany“. The work in the DSDS jury make great fun.

For three days, was the American Idol team in the contemplative Bad Driburg guest and ensured at the residents enthusiasm. In addition to the approximately 100 Extras RTL booked were they the stars close on the red carpet in front of the hotel “Gräflicher Park” experience and take part in the filming as “Fans”. Self-made fan posters the RTL team has practical ways already brought.

As Dieter Bohlen departed immediately after the end of the rotation, itchy from Culcha enjoyed candela together with his colleagues Chino arrived as”moral support” on Sunday still a match on the hotel golf course. And the Tokio Hotel brothers? They spent the bright sunny day behind early with interviews, photo shoots and meetings. Hopefully they will find opportunity for sunbathing, filming will continue in the Caribbean in November. From January 2013 the new season of American Idol should be then seen on TV – fans have the opportunity to be live at the final Entscheidungsshows in Cologne, Germany from March.

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(17.10.2012)

Tokio Hotel Signed Cherrytreedom Merchandise Giveaway

Cherrytree Records have a number of goodies signed by Bill and Tom of Tokio Hotel to give away through CherrytreeRecords.com, CherrytreeRadio.com and Cherrytreedom.com. We’re giving you FOUR opportunities to get your hands on some of these amazing items pictured below!!

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You may enter each of the four contests but may only win in one category. All competitions will close on October 30th at 9am PST with the exception of The Morning Orchard competition which is a live giveaway on 19 October 2012. See below for full details:

In the comments of this post on CherrytreeRecords.com you can post screenshots of your Cherrytree Pop Quiz score, all scores over 250 points will be entered in to a prize draw (winner chosen at random) to win the following items: 1x Cherrytree t-shirt (black) signed by Bill and Tom, 1x Cherrytree Frisbee signed by Bill and Tom, 1x Cherrytreedom “Tree” t-shirt (white) and 1x Cherrytreedom “flowing” t-shirt (white).

To enter, download the Cherrytree Pop Quiz on your iPhone (free from the App Store) and post screenshots of your high scores (250 points and over) in the comments below!

Listen to Cherrytree Radio and when Scott, host of Breakfast with Tokio Hotel, tells you to e-mail
Contests@cherrytreeradio.com

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(27.09.2012)

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Backstage at “Germany sucht den superstar”
Tom (left) and Bill of “Tokio Hotel”
with image reporter Patricia Driese

This is why Tokio went Hotel America
We had no home

Through the monsoon, around the world: On which left the height of their success “Tokio Hotel“- twins Bill and Tom (23) – left Germany and moved to Los Angeles. Two Years of radio silence. Now, they are back in their homeland as judges of “Germany sucht den superstar”! Tom and Bill give their first interview on the set of the casting show gave image.

Has talent already been discovered?

Bill: Yes, there were a few good people here…
Tom: but still no crackers. Not today anyway.

How do you get along with Dieter Bohlen?
Bill: Bill: we knew Dieter previously non-personally before DSDS, but we’re however pleased to work on the ‘anniversary season’ of DSDS with him. We got along really well right away and have a lot of fun on set.

You know also the dark side of show business, which helps ensure the casting, or?

Bill: I’ve seen some candidates where I thought: ‘Nope, this is simply nothing for you…’
Tom: those who want to become just plain famous, really annoy me. Be famous is just a side-effect when someone is very good at something . “If you can not, you should be also not famous.

Two years ago, you left Germany. How is your life in Los Angeles?

Bill: we’ve tried now two years to consistently hide. We wanted a place where we we can withdraw, to be private. We feel ‘us’ in L. A., live there together with our four dogs.

Why did you, quite literally, flee?

Tom: we were nonstop traveling for just five years and had no retreat. We have felt real to have no home. After some time on the road it feels like it doesn’t matter where you sleep anymore

A bad feeling…

Tom: Yes. After some time it got to that point because we felt that was a bit much, and thought: Where can we go at all? And above all we wanted a place where we could be creative again.

…and to record a new Album?

Tom: we have in L.A., we’re just really relaxed and able to record and work on new music, that has enabled us very much artistically. People will never hear much of it, but they will hear some

There is already a date for a new album?

Tom: that is underway, we’ll let time tell.

Where do you feel at home today?

Bill: always here, where our family is. Our roots are in Germany, of course, here will be always our home. But Tom and I can quickly settle anywhere

Bill, you have changed visually, the skeletal tattoo on your hand is indeed also very beautiful

Bill: I have started so early! I had my first piercing when 13, my first tattoo when 15. I have always liked tattoos. In recent years I had no time, now I design them along with a tattoo artist in L. A.

You have also gained quite a lot of muscle…

Bill: You do what you can…

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Top twins & Sascha picture: Sascha from BRAVO (middle)
met the super twins for a talk in Berlin’s club “Felix”.

We just needed time to ourselves!

The Tokio Hotel twins explain their escape to L.A. in BRAVO
The Tokio Hotel stars Bill and Tom are back in the public eye after a two-year break!
But why were the two brothers gone for so long?

Twins with shopping bags picture:  twins after some shopping in their new home city Los Angeles/California.
Bottom DSDS picture: New job alongside Dieter Bohlen (58, left): the twins can be seen as judges for DSDS on RTL from early 2013 on. Culcha Candela rapper Itchyban (33, right) also joins them.

Quote 1: “We could just go to the supermarket again!
Quote 2: “There are complete idiots who follow us everywhere!

Main twins picture: Bill (left) and Tom 2012: the TH stars did not forget how to laugh during their break
“Bravo View” picture: Tokio Hotel – see how it all began! Download the BravoView App for free. Start it and hover your smartphone or tablet over the page – there you go!

They became world stars with Tokio Hotel

7/2005 – The first Bravo photo shoot with Bill, Tom and their band mates Georg (left) and Gustav (right)! A month later they manage the breakthrough with the Number One hit “Durch den Monsun”. Their debut album “Schrei” also becomes a mega success.
10/2005 – Via BRAVO the four guys are looking for a girlfriend [each] – and more than 56,000 love letters reach the BRAVO editorial department! The absolute Tokio Hotel mania has broken out…
1/2006 – Bill surprisingly got rid of his cult-manga style hair – and ends up on the BRAVO cover with it. To date Tokio Hotel graced our cover page for a total of 25 times!
4/2007 – They receive the Gold BRAVO Otto for “Super Band” at the Bravo Super Show in Düsseldorf – one of a total of four Bravo Ottos for Tokio Hotel.
4/2008 – And once more with a new look: now with a spiky hairstyle front man Bill conquers the charts all over Europe with his band Tokio Hotel and the album “Zimmer 483″!
5/2009 – After a short break Tokio Hotel return as the stars of a H&M campaign and in addition announce their third album “Humanoid”.
10/2009 – The third CD also makes it to the top of the German charts. And not only Bill sports a new hairdo again: Tom shows himself with cornrows for the first time!
12/2010 – Worldwide stars: by now TH are also famous in Asia, South America and the US. Their “Humanoid” makes it to #35 in the US-Billboard charts.

Over six million sold records, more than 300 concerts and over 90 awards – worldwide! Tokio Hotel belong to the most successful German bands of all time. However, two years ago the group suddenly went on hiatus. The twins Bill and Tom Kaulitz (both 23 [years old]) moved to Los Angeles/California from Hamburg. From then on complete radio silence surrounded the super band. No new music, no appearances. Every now and then a paparazzi shot of the Magdeburg natives in their new US-home appeared – that was it! However, now they’re back again. They can be seen as judges for the 10th season of “Deutschland sucht den Superstar” on RTL from early 2013 on. However, BRAVO already met with the coolest twins of Germany during the recording of the first castings at Berlin’s club “Felix”. It was a lovely reunion with old friends! That’s because the BRAVO team accompanied the guys since their career started in summer 2005. What has changed? Bill looks totally different. He’s wearing a beard, many piercings and tattoos, seems beefier. However, he shines like he used to do and says: “We’re feeling really great.” Even though Bill and Tom were criticised in a mean way by German media in the past months – it was said they’d look like skin and bones and totally worn out. “That wasn’t even on our minds. After all headlines keep repeating themselves time and again. It’s been like that throughout our career. But don’t worry, every thing’s well with us“, Bill points out straight away. After all they’ve had lots of time to rest. “At first we only relaxed when we moved over there. We had decided to totally disappear from the media, to not do any interviews and photo shoots. Tom and I just needed time to ourselves.”  That wasn’t possible in Germany. They were besieged everywhere. Leading a normal life was not happening for them anymore. “In Los Angeles we could just go to the supermarket again or the cinema“, Tom explains. However, even in the USA the band are known now. That’s why paparazzi lie in wait for them. “It can’t be avoided in the city. Sometimes I think nobody is looking – and then there’s still a picture being taken“, Bill says. “There are just some complete idiots who follow us everywhere. But it’s okay.”  However, the guys did not only chill out but also worked on new songs. “It totally helped us a lot to being able to take a lot of time and to write and produce new songs without any pressure. That took us to a whole new level. So much material was created – most of which will not be heard by anybody but lots of it will be“, according to Tom. But when will that be? Is there a date for the next album? “There’s no exact date yet. We’re taking our time.” Waiting for it will be sweetened for us by Bill and Tom’s participation on the DSDS judging panel. “The biggest challenge are the working hours for the recordings“, Tom laughs. “Every day we’ve got to get up at 6am here! Usually that’s the time we only just go to bed…