German Riot in Japan | Asia | DW.DE

Berlin-based digital hardcore band, Atari Teenage Riot, has launched their radical new album ‚RESET‘ in Japan, the epicenter of their manic global following. Band member Alec Empire on how Snowden inspired the album.

 

Atari Teenage Riot in Tokyo, Japan

 

[…] Though one of Germany’s leading cultural exports, their 1997 album „The Future of War“ was banned by the German government in 2003, Myspace in 2008, and Spotify last November.

 

Alec Empire spoke with DW.de in Tokyo about censorship, internet hactivism and his fears about rising extremism among German youth.

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