Alexander Schwenk

Home town
Opfenbach, Germany


Job at Mooncry
Play the Bass

Musical background
At the age of five or six my parents kinda forced me to participate in flute and glockenspiel lessons. Two years later, I began with lessons in French horn. From 1995 on, I was member of the Brass Band Wangen. A little later I continued with it in Lindau which even took me to Sweden to play some concerts.
At the age of 15, I entered the local Brass Band Opfenbach.

In the year 2001, a friend of mine was looking after a bass player for his new band. My Job! Just bought a bass guitar, an amp, a self-teaching book and started learning to play the bass. Additionally I took some lessons. Then I joined a band called "Against" that made some cover rock stuff. In 2009, "Against" split up.

Since 2008 I'm playing the bass in the cover band "Crash".

Idols in music
Something I don't need!

Favorite bands
Metallica, Linkin Park, Rammstein, Queen and many more...

The best albums in history
Rammstein - Voelkerball
Linkin Park - Hybrid Theory

The best shows ever seen
Metallica in Munich with Slipknot as special guest (Slipknot rules live!)
Metallica in Wil (CH)
Boss Hoss

Favorite movies
Movies from Quentin Tarantino

Favorite books
The best books are made to movies!

Bass guitars:
- Ibanez Ergodyne 5String
- Sandberg Bullet Custom 5String
- Two 4Strings: Not really important at all

- Trace Elliot "Oldtimer" AH 100, a weapon!
- Aguilar AH 500
- Ampeg SVT 4X10 Classic
- Aguilar DB 210
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