22.03.2013 - Bad News & Good News
For personal reasons, our guitarist and friend of many years, Christian Lipp,
has decided to no longer be active at Fate Control. We respect his decision while we
also share his joy in the domestic happiness that awaits him as a father-to-be:
“We wish you all the best for the future!”
Work on the upcoming album is running full speed ahead. “We can hardly wait to
present the new songs to you in the near future!” The release is planned for
early autumn 2013. “We will keep you informed, guys!”
09/14/2012 - Konnichiwa Japan - welcome to Fate Control!
Fate Control is glad to see so many metal fans from around the world liking us on Facebook! “Guys, we
never could have imagined this – it’s totally brilliant!”
In response, Fate Control has now decided to offer the band website in Japanese as well as the German and
English they already have. “It’s important to us that everybody in the world can get information about us
and our music as easily as possible. Metal is our music and our shared language. Metal is the
Get your free copy of the latest single “Knockout” - Join the Revolution!
08/12/2012 - Working on the new album
Fate Control has started working on its first album. The first two songs already released as a demo have
since further produced by Swedish sound smiths “Dugout Productions”. Daniel "Danne" Bergstrand and Rickard
"Rrong" Sporrong are behind Fate Control’s mixing and mastering.
Daniel and Rickard are known throughout the international world of heavy metal for their fantastic
work with bands like
In Flames, Soilwork and Meshuggah. Fate Control thinks it’s absolutely insane to get the chance to work
with such pros - it’s like Christmas and a birthday all rolled into one!!!
You can already download the brandnew versions “Knockout” and “Dance of Bullets” here
for free! Other recordings are coming, with the definitive album release set for early 2013. We will keep
delighting you with delicious tonal metal delicacies from the Fate Control sound smiths!
Stay on the ball, guys – it’ll be worth it!
07/10/2012 - Rumble in the Rain!
On 7/6/2012 at 8:15 pm, Fate Control got to unpack the machine guns on stage
for the first time and let them rip! Right before Fiddler's Green and Subway to Sally!
We thank all the metal fans who braved
the rain and mud to make their way to the stage on OpenQuer Zell to rock
with us! Our first, but also our best audience ever! Hey, guys, you were
A W E S O M E !
Fate Control is looking forward to our next time with you! You can find pics
from OpenQuer Zell here...
Thanks and stay tuned!
06/15/2012 - Fate Control LIVE @ OpenQuer Zell, Switzerland
In just three weeks and we’ll be there: Fate Control is finally going to
give you one around the ears with a hefty serving of metal: On Friday, 07/06/2012,
we’re playing at OpenQuer Zell starting at 8:15 pm. OpenQuer Zell is the oldest
open air festival in Lucerne canton – it’s already been going at it for 20 years!
You can get your tickets from starticket.ch for CHF 44.— including Fiddler's
Green and Subway To Sally live afterwards. Isn’t that cool?
So get your butts there! More info at: www.openquer.ch
02/05/2012 - It's time to bang your heads - the demos are now available!
Fate Control has the ideal fix for your winter blues. Two brand new demo tracks will set your frozen ears on fire!
As a look ahead to the coming metal season, Fate Control offers you its first two demos: the mid-tempo beater "KnockOut" lets you know that Fate Control has its fists up and is ready to dish it out! "Dance of Bullets" has angry guitars and a couple of mean synthesizers.
Long story short - just take a listen right now and get the party started!
You can find us on myspace,
Oh yeah, we'd love to hear your feedback!
Of course, we'll stay on the ball and keep on putting the pedal to the metal.
Metal - everything else is just a side show!
01/19/2012 - Fire at will
Ready - Steady - GO! We're complete. Marc Frigg closed the last remaining gap and Fate Control is ready for its first gigs of 2012.
Marc is not only a passionate headbanger and talented guitarist - he knows how the sounds need to thrash before, behind, and next to the stage!
C'est le ton qui fait la musique. It's the sound that makes the music - true not only onstage, but for Fate Control in general. It's great to have you on the team, Marc, thx!
Before going on stage, we still need to spend a final few hours in the studio.
The work on the first two demos is in high gear and soon your ears will be burning when Fate Control takes its first shot...
11/14/2011 - Goodbye & Welcome
After being absent the past year for health reasons, our friend, brother, and valued keyboarder Mario Bürki can no longer play with Fate Control. We respect his decision and wish him all the best for the future.
Mario will continue to support Fate Control with his amazing expertise and all of his music equipment! He'll also be there after rehearsals to toast one with the boys. Thanks for all the years, man!
Manuel Wunderlich is now our permanent keyboard player. Just shy of a year ago, he subbed for Mario on the keyboards and has become a steady part of the team. His talent and skills are without a question! We also like his odd sense of humor... ;-) We're breaking out the champagne to welcome Mänu officially as a permanent member of Fate Control!
Currently, we're doing the last fine tuning of the demos and more songs are in the pipeline. See you soon!
04/14/2011 - Welcome to the Family!
Uncle Sam has struck! New to the team is Matteo "Matt" Cellini on mike! Matt lives in Switzerland and has Italian roots. He knows all the right techniques for Fate Control's songs, is a great songwriter, extremely motivated, and even better, a cool team player.
Thanks for joining us!
Right now, Fate Control is working on its first demo with Matt. All we're going to reveal is that the song will know you off your ass - in the truest sense...