SCHANDMAUL’S Album “Knüppel aus dem Sack“ Hits the German Album Charts at #5!


SCHANDMAUL Enters the Official German Album Charts at #5 with New Album Knüppel aus dem Sack | Get Your Copy HERE!

German medieval folk rock leaders SCHANDMAUL have entered the official German album charts at #5 with their new album Knüppel aus dem Sack! Celebrating nearly 25 yeas of their inimitable sound, the genius offering of storytelling and medieval instrumentation is spliced with modern influences and marks the unit’s 11th full-length so far. It demonstrates SCHANDMAUL‘s remarkable talent as songwriters and storytellers while inviting everyone to enter a thrilling and captivating world of sound.

Since their debut, Wahre Helden, released in 1999, SCHANDMAUL has been a reliable force of top-notch, high-level folk rock. With seven top 10 albums on the German charts to date, successful tours and numerous festival appearances, as well as millions of streams on digital platforms, the Bavarian outfit has proven that they have conquered the very top of their genre with good reason.

Get Your Copy of Knüppel aus dem Sack NOW!

Knüppel aus dem Sack tracklisting:

1. Knüppel aus dem Sack
2. Königsgarde (feat. 
Saltatio MortisFeuerschwanz)
3. Das Gerücht
4. Der Pfeifer
5. Tatzelwurm
6. Der Flug
7. Der Quacksalber
8. Luft und Liebe
9. Glück auf! (feat. 
Fiddler´s Green)
12.Der elfseitige Würfel (Bonus Track)
13.Long John Silver (Bonus Track)

Knüppel aus dem Sack is available in the following formats:
– Deluxe Wooden Box (incl. ltd CD Mediabook, LP recycled color vinyl, 7inch recycled colored vinyl with 2 excl. bonus tracks, Slipmat, Flag) – limited to 500 copies worldwide
– Deluxe Tow Sack (incl. ltd CD Mediabook, field flask) – limited to 500 copies worldwide
– LP Recycled Black Vinyl
– Ltd Edition CD Mediabook incl. 11 Tracks + 2 exclusive bonus tracks
– CD 6 pages Digisleeve incl 11 Tracks
– Digital Album

[Deluxe Wooden Box]

[Deluxe Tow Sack]

Dive into the band’s unmistakable sonic universe, where sounds of medieval times harmonize with modern influences and create catchy anthems, as only SCHANDMAUL can create it. Atmospheric bustle “Königsgarde” (featuring guests FEUERSCHWANZ and Saltatio Mortis) sets off a brilliant firework and proves – along with tracks like the haunting “Niamh” and the buoyant, cheeky performances “Das Gerücht”“Der Pfeifer”“Der Quacksalber” and “Glück auf!” (featuring Fiddler’s Green) – that there is a hit lurking at every corner of this exciting offering! Another collection of haunting stories awaits with “Der Flug”“Tatzelwurm” or “Der elfseitige Würfel, allowing you to escape from everyday life and lose yourself in a sonic universe of words and music. Packed with atmospheric folk rock, SCHANDMAUL’s Knüppel aus dem Sack is yet another exclamation mark and sparkling jewel full of lightheartedness and bewitching adventures in their almost 25-year band history!

SCHANDMAUL on the album:
“With the eleventh album we announce ourselves loud and clear back after the forced silence!” (Thomas Lindner)

“We report back! A rocking album, nevertheless unmistakably SCHANDMAUL. Fresh wind came additionally by producer Simon Michael, who tickled unexpected sides from the band…” (Martin Duckstein)

“The new SCHANDMAUL album is really on fire and with the first single we literally take the “cudgel out of the sack”! Look forward with us to a fantastic video, and that we can finally rock together again at concerts. We have the music for it in our luggage.” (Stefan Brunner)

Out of the cultural lockdown, out of the cold of winter, out of rigidity. Time to go out again, to meet and move. To new music, peacefully united. May the album be a ray of hope, especially now in these sad times. Peace.” (Matthias Richter)

[photo credit: Heilemania]

Knüppel aus dem Sack Tour 2022
Presented by Sonic Seducer, Kulturnews, Piranha, Start, Folker, EMP, Radio Bob &

28.10.22 DE – Bielefeld / Lokschuppen
29.10.22 DE – Berlin / Huxley´s Neue Welt
30.10.22 DE – Dresden / Alter Schlachthof
05.11.22 DE – Oberhausen /Turbinenhalle
06.11.22 DE – Nuremberg / Löwensaal
11.11.22 DE – Bremen / Aladin Music Hall
12.11.22 DE – Stuttgart / Im Wizemann
18.11.22 DE – Wiesbaden / Kulturzentrum Schlachthof
19.11.22 CH – Pratteln / Z7
24.11.22 DE – Munich / Muffathalle
26.11.22 AT – Vienna / Arena
02.12.22 DE – Hanover / Capitol
03.12.22 DE – Erfurt / Central Club
04.12.22 DE – Hamburg / Fabrik

Thomas Lindner – vocals, guitar, piano, accordion
Stefan Brunner – drums
Martin Duckstein – acoustic guitar, e-guitar, cister, banjo
Birgit Muggenthalter – bagpipes, (folk) flutes
Matthias Richter – e-Bass, double bass
Saskia Forkert – violin, hurdy-gurdy, background vocals

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