Spirit Scene: DESTRUCTION’s SCHMIER’s favourite cocktail

Yes, you read it correctly. Thrash metal vocalist, Schmier, loves cocktails.  In our chat last night, Schmier stated that in Germany, “we have a big wave of cocktails with gin nowadays”.

Schmier’s favourite one at the moment is: “Gin, lemon, a little bit of lemonade, then you put some ginger in also and some rosemary, a bit of rosemary. And you make it round, you put a touch of caramel. A touch of caramel, then you have this spicy ginger, caramelly sweetness and then the freshness also of the little rosemary in there, amazing.”

On their upcoming tour don’t be too surprised to see Schmier behind the bar making us a cocktail or five. “I will do it no problem,” he states. “I’m a very good bartender. I used to have my own restaurant for many years so I’m experienced.”

However, I am positive that most Destruction fans would simply prefer him to be onstage.

Catch Schmier, with Destruction, on their upcoming tour:

Destruction 2018 Australian Tour

Tickets on sale NOW

Friday, 20th April
Amplifier, Perth
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Saturday, 21st April
Fowlers, Adelaide
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Tuesday, 24th April
Max Watt’s, Melbourne
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Thursday, 26th April
The Basement, Canberra
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Friday, 27th April
Manning Bar, Sydney
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Saturday, 28th April
Crowbar, Brisbane
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Full STAR SCENE up shortly.

German thrash veterans DESTRUCTION return to Australia for a 2018 tour next month in support of their latest album Under Attack.

The band, which now consists of Schmier, Mike Sifringer and Wawrzyniec ‘Vaaver’ Dramowicz, will be destroying venues in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney and Brisbane in April next year, backed by their 14-album discography.

About Mary Boukouvalas 1090 Articles
Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs Rocklust.com where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos, blistering.com, theaureview.com, noise11.com, music-news.com. She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.

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