• Pirates In Black Bandfoto
    Picture: Accu Becher (copyright)
  • Alleestuebchen 2
    Picture: Britt Byrnes (copyright)
  • Alleestuebchen 1
    Picture: Britt Byrnes (copyright)
  • New Slide Falo 2
    Picture: Heike Leppkes (copyright)
  • New Slide Band 2
    Picture: Heike Leppkes (copyright)
  • New Slide Triple
    Picture: Heike Leppkes (copyright)
  • New Slide Band
    Picture: Heike Leppkes (copyright)
  • New Slide Accu
    Picture: Heike Leppkes (copyright)
  • New Slide Falo
    Picture: Heike Leppkes (copyright)
  • New Slide Hansi
    Picture: Heike Leppkes (copyright)
  • Slide Accu Guitar
    Picture: Frank Pechtel - Blende Acht
  • Slide 5
    Picture: Detlef Claus - DPW On Tour
  • Slide 3
    Picture: Detlef Claus - DPW On Tour
  • Slide 2
    Picture: Detlef Claus - DPW On Tour

Category: Last Gigs

AUG-07-2020: Smashing Wolfram’s Garden

Pirates In Black at Wolfram Winterhoff's garden

Our good friend Wolfram Winterhoff and his wife Sylvia invited us to play a few pirate songs at their private garden party. Due to the Corona circumstances the audience was limited to about 20 guests. Wolfram used to be the camera guy in two of our videos, Pirates In Black, and My Name. In return……


FEB-15-2020: We Qualified for the Final! Semifinal of SPH Music Masters In Cologne

Pirates In Black SPH Music Masters

The Pirates In Black qualified for the final of the SPH Music Masters 2019! So we are one of the top ten bands of about 1.500 participating bands in that contest in 2019. Holy Moses!!!!

Eight very good bands from various genres battled against each other at the MTC Cologne for the……


JAN-18-2020: Headlining the Rooster in Haan!

Pirates In Black Rockin Rooster. Copyright Michael Clemens.

Jolly Hooo you landlubbers!! We have rocked the legendary Rockin’ Rooster Club for the third time again. This time we acted as the headliner of the show. Playing our full set! And showing absolutely no mercy at all!

As very special guest there had been three heavy rocking ladies from Siegen:……


DEC-07-2019: Quarterfinal SPH Music Masters in Bochum!

Pirates In Black SPH Music Masters

Holy shit!!! We survived the Quarterfinal and made it to the Semifinal of the SPH Music Masters. This will take place an FEB-15-2020 in Cologne!

Review of our show written by the SPH Jury (in German language)

Mit den PIRATES IN BLACK stand nun die dritte Band vom Abend auf der Bühne. Die Segel waren……


NOV-29-2019: Album Release Party at Alte Schlosserei Wuppertal

Pirates In Black T-Shirt

Thank you!! Thank you!!! Thank you!!!! For coming, and having such a great party!! We were honoured, and are feeling blessed, by your support, and love!


SEP-07-2019: Regio-Final Bochum SPH Bandcontest

Sieger SPH Regiofinale Bochum 2019

Lord have mercy!! We made it to the QuarterFinal in December! The votes from the jury and the audience sent us to the second place of the evening. It was a great competition with very cool bands, especially with our friends from Wuppertal, Killing Kate, and a very cool band……


CANCELED!!! SEP-28-2019: The Pirates In Black are going to conquer Wilhelmshaven

Pirates In BLack Live im CCB - Picture by Detlef Claus DPW On Tour

Unfortunately this gig was canceled by the venue. We are very sorry about that!

Picture credits: Detlef Claus


MAY-11-2019: We rocked the Rockin’ Rooster, again!!

Pirates In Black Rockin Rooster Michael Clemens

Yeah!!!! We rocked the Rooster, again!!! A hell of a blast. 45 minutes of plundering, murdering, and total devastation! Can’t remember what happend afterwards. Rumours were spreaded that the good boys of Halbtags had a pretty good time on stage, too. Yes, it was a lot of fun for all of us.

Bildrechte: …


APR-13-2019: The Pirates In Black rocked the Metal Journey Luedenscheid

Pirates In Black Falo Faltu Metal Journey Lüdenscheid

Yeah that was a hell of a blast!!!!! APR-13-2019: The bloody rotten Pirates In Black rocked Luedenscheid, plundering the fridge, and burning down the stage! All of that after our friends from Fortress nailed down some serious heavy metal cover songs.

And we have got a very nice review from Björn Othlinghaus (who also took the……


MAR-16-2019: The Pirates Plundered The Alleestuebchen!!!

Pirates In Black

Arrrrrrrr! That was a merciless prey yesterday evening at the Alleestuebchen! Now our tired bones are in need of some urgent rest. But don’t halloo till you’re out of the wood! Them windows are still intact. That bar is still standing. And barkeeper Marion, too. So there is still plenty of……