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screaming and they're going to get it hard rock has gone global and south asia in particular is putting the pedal to the metal with deafening bands from all over the indian subcontinent going head to head and head banging bangalore. bangalow. these are the kinds of images we are used to seeing from india's largest city but just outside city limits its head banging along the back of the festival is an annual paradise from mexico the country's heavy metal festival. the battle of the bands here just look at the guts of the world's largest heavy metal festival in fact can germany train wreck from bangladesh in conjunction.
with the band has just twenty minutes to convince fans and fury up against bands from the full screen lanka and india. and train wreck when the tickets are right for the whites a fact. we cannot upload the film on the. line for. a dream come true foot train wreck to now be on the bill of the biggest metal concert in the. alongside that having made .
so train wreck is coming to germany and i'm joined by d.w. own adrian kennedy adrian you don't look like a train wreck at all thank you know what can burn for a train wreck expect at the viking festival here in germany well back and really is the real deal once year more than seventy five thousand metal fans descend on the small german town of that can for three days of peace love and deafening music you know what i face all cursed and now trainwreck will represent the indian subcontinent they're competing against twenty eight other bands in the festivals metal battle for the best upcoming band they'll also be performing alongside such metal legends as i am frets and your favorites i believe prophets of rage as you
know me so well adrian now how did metal get to be big in bangalore india of all places well apparently and on in maiden concert played a pivotal role this took place in two thousand and seven forty thousand fans came from all across india they've been waiting decades to see their favorite band and this show was featured in the documentary this puts metal on the india on the metal map for touring acts. and. perhaps. mention that banging the door is a bit of an eye see how the lots of students and former students choose to college rock it had an ace in the scene so it's a very good location for india's first ever metal festival adrian forgive me you don't really strike me as a typical metal fan well it's not exactly my go to. music choice to relax too but
i think it does have a certain musicality the best dramas and guitarists very accomplished musicians the arts require amazing technical physician and sometimes the month chiefs taken from classical music but i have it actually on good authority that you use and banga in chief and we have some evidence of this from archive david leavitt roving reporter vacuum of twenty six thing would you care to comment you know what i can barely remember that i think i had something to do with my brain being rattled around but what i do remember is the vacuum was actually pretty fun the concerts were fun people were surprisingly friendly and given what they looked like amazing how unfortunately the festival is completely sold out the totality of the you could perhaps read a book perhaps even a german book i believe this is much more your style. ok jean kennedy thanks
so much you're very right. now if you don't know what book to read next if you're a bookworm like i am we at d.w. are here to help each week we bring you a different wonderful book translated from german to english now this week's book is about something someone who does something i personally can't stand he talks in the cinema but in this case it's ok because he's actually just doing his job. the film explainer by get whole film on is based on the true story of the author's grandfather whole thing in the age of silent films his job was to explain to the audience what was happening but as the years go by fewer and fewer people can appreciate his talent. no one told him what a good film he had shown them and how beautifully he had told it they were all in a hurry to get home. does it grandfather allowing himself to be barge decide he had
the feeling the apollo was full to the rafters but that was an illusion the apollo was quite empty. in the early one nine hundred thirty s. films with sound finally come to grandfather karl's village the film explainers career is finished so how does he deal with the disappointment he joins the nazi party at least there he feels like people listen to him he doesn't realize he's being manipulated the film explainer as a tale of germany between the world wars of daily life under the nazi regime with the worst years still yet to come and it's a family story by the way the son of the author the great grandson of the real life film explainer is the english translator the film explainer has been published in several languages but it's still a little bit of a secret maybe you can help change that.
you can find all one hundred must reads on our website that's d w dot com slash culture or at any good library including a spectacular new library in the dutch city of tilburg it's being billed as the netherlands biggest living room slash laboratory a place where people can chat over coffee test out a three d. printer maybe even read a book. this vast locomotive maintenance haul from the one nine hundred thirty s. has been converted into a library the lock is located in tears board in the netherlands about one hundred kilometers south of amsterdam here industrial charm meets urban flair and a lively environment you won't find any dusty bookshops is this a successful concept for the future visitors to la cause seem to think so it's. such a great atmosphere and so much more than. you're lending books it's and it's
a meeting place is a place where you can go paul work bringing your laptop and will almost anyplace you want i like to hide it's everybody who can come together and there and you see everybody around it's a nice place to be a kind of a garden of the city of the city. to look was the brainchild of architect. one of her chief aims is to promote communication between visitors. also has to do with the openness and. the physics are. meets new ideas and meet new people meet new visions meet new new knowledge so the idea of the playing with openness and accessibility. that's a huge part of the architectural concepts. visitors will find different labs where they can learn new things and then apply their knowledge directly to. the so called
deci lab for example is equipped with a three d. printer. and children and youngsters can experiment with film. and you can even put on a the r. headset and delve into unknown worlds. we want people to think about what can we do to. make this world a better place maybe it's a big. i think it's important to try to connect to the people you try to connect people to communities so together we can face all the problems we're looking at these days. cards city library and southern germany is also experimenting with open structures and communicative exchange. in addition to the actual library korean architect he has introduced to sound studio a roof terrace and a cafe. offering numerous events workshops and concerts
the library forms a new cultural focal point in the center of the city. the us corona central cultural center in bilbao in spain is also based on the principle of openness it's library is the work of french star designers philip stark. in one part of the building you can see people swimming in a pool which is located in the upper part of the building through a glass floor in. the cultural center aims to establish a feeling of community encouraging exchange plus relaxation people should feel at home here. these library buildings like to look into the book offer a new experiences. but what role do books still play in twenty first century libraries the library still contains books. it's.
being a place it's a place for everyone. it's about knowledge it's. human knowledge but also making new knowledge. just the bookshelves more yesterday the libraries of the future are being completely redefined. the future starts now. thanks for watching and if you're hungry for more visit us on our web site that's a d.-w. dot com slash culture you can also find a w culture on facebook and on twitter now we hope we didn't wall you to sleep with all of those books but in case we did here's another look at the bangalore open air festival that out a way out to accept. the fun the flavor you like the flame.
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