Akademia Music Awards February 2019

February 2019 – winner – “Remember Death” – Best Rock Music Video and Best Rock Song Award https://www.theakademia.com/awards/2019/DarknessLight-RememberDeath-0000000035.html and https://www.theakademia.com/awards/2019/DarknessLight-RememberDeath-0000000034.html  

Remember Death

Remember Death – Single Release

Artist name: Darkness Light, Single name: Remember Death Featuring: Todd Simpson Label: Atomic Picnic Project Records Publisher: Atomic Picnic Project Publishing Released on 18th January 2019 Digital release and streaming only. All digital stores.

Best Rock Album 2018

Best Rock Album Deutscher Rock and Pop Preis 2018

‘Darkness‘ was crowned  ‘Best Rock Album‘ at Deutscher Rock and Pop Preis 2018  / Siegen 08h Dec. The line-up: Cristian Bettendorf – guitars Helmuth Treichel – vocals Gaby Weihmayer – vocals Maxx Hertweck – drums Klaus Geisel – keyboards Bernd Sparhuber – bass  

rockpreiss 2018

Nominated for Deutscher Rock and Pop Preis 2018

We’re nominated at ‘Deutscher Rock und Pop Preis 2018′ for ‘Best Hard Rock Band 2018‘ and ‘Best Rock Album 2018‘. We perform live and will enter the stage around 17:00 CEST. We are happy to meet our fans and friends at this event and will be available for discussions, press interviews, photo/video and autographs in […]

Todd Simpson

Todd Simpson Featured on Upcoming Single

Darkness Light is proud to announce the participation of the world-famous guitar player TODD SIMPSON as studio musician on our upcoming single “Remember Death”, due to be released in January 2019. Todd began playing guitar at age 5. He was entirely self taught until taking classical guitar lessons 2 decades later. He draws musical influence […]


Bernd Sparhuber – Bass

Darkness Light is proud to announce Bernd Sparhuber as new band member. Bernd’s career as a bassist started at the age of 15 – out of a passion for the deep notes. Previously he already had piano and organ lessons, as well as harmony with the concert pianist Peter von Pachmann. Bernd has previously played […]

Akademia Music Awards July and August 2018

August 2018 – winner – “Nightcrawler” – Music Award of Excellence, category Heavy Metal Song https://www.theakademia.com/music/DarknessLight-Nightcrawler.html July 2018 – winner – “Darkness” – Best Album Rock https://www.theakademia.com/music/jxMnnXmjMCFZaBtVAvsJ.html    

Akademia Music Awards for June 2018

Just in time for the release of our new album “Darkness” we won The Akademia Music Awards for June 2018 for the title track ‘Darkness‘ as Best Rock Song. https://www.theakademia.com/music/C2FdxFq3XADv8bLQC3Gg.html ”Darkness” instantly grips the listener – you’ll be hard put to find a more arresting rock experience – yet its mindblowing instrumental chops are imperturbably […]