Supermax mastermind dead aged 62


Funk rock pioneer Kurt Hauenstein has died.The Austrian bass player and singer – who fronted the band project Supermax – passed away in Vienna from a cardiac disease at the age of 62 yesterday (Sun), his management announced today.The musician – who is best known for his smash hit “Love Machine” from 1978 – received […]

Weber and Nowotny at opera


Outgoing Deutsche Bundesbank (German Federal Bank) boss Axel Weber has enjoyed a night at the opera as rumours about what he might be getting up to next are flying.The banker surprisingly announced his resignation as head of the Deutsche Bundesbank as of 1 May. Weber was previously thought to be in with a good chance […]