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April 2017

18th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Beijing [CN], Changsha [CN], Xi’an [CN], Wuhan [CN], Guangzhou [CN], Shenzhen [CN], Jiujiang [CN], Wuxi [CN], Hangzhou [CN], Shanghai [CN] and Nanjing

July and August 2016

17th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Seoul [KR], Shanghai [CN] and Taipei [TW]

April and May 2016

16th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Shanghai [CN], Nanjing [CN], Guangzhou [CN], Shenzhen [CN], Kunming [CN], Guiyang [CN], Chongqing [CN], Chengdu [CN], Changsha [CN], Wuhan [CN], Beijing [CN] and Seoul [KR]

April 2016

Release of the compilation album The Best of Maximilian Hecker on Eat The Beat Music and Leeway

April and May 2015

15th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Beijing [CN], Chengdu [CN], Kunming [CN], Guangzhou [CN], Nanjing [CN], Shanghai [CN], Taipei [TW] and Seoul [KR]

January 2015

Tour of Germany

January 2015

Release of the eighth studio album Spellbound Scenes of My Cure on Eat The Beat Music, Beijing Dragon Flying Culture Media, Leeway and Avant Garden Records; album produced by Johannes Feige and Maximilian Hecker

September 2014

14th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Shenzhen [CN], Chengdu [CN] and Shanghai [CN]

May 2013

13th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Xi'an [CN], Beijing [CN], Chengdu [CN], Wuhan [CN], Changsha [CN], Shanghai [CN] and Seoul [KR]

December 2012 to April 2013

11th European tour

October/November 2012

12th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Taipei [TW], Shenzhen [CN], Guangzhou [CN] and Nanchang [CN]

October 2012

Release of Mirage Of Bliss in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore on Love Da Records

October 2012

Release of Mirage Of Bliss in South Korea on Leeway

October 2012

Release of Mirage Of Bliss in the USA via Rough Trade Distribution

September 2012

Release of Mirage Of Bliss in Mainland China and Taiwan on Gold Typhoon Music

August 2012

Release of Mirage Of Bliss in the UK, Ireland, Norway, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, France, Italy and Japan on Blue Soldier Records

August 2012

Publication of the autobiographical book The Rise and Fall of Maximilian Hecker in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on Schwarzkopf & Schwarzkopf

July 2012

Release of the seventh studio album Mirage Of Bliss in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on Blue Soldier Records; album produced by Youth

October 2011

11th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Shanghai [CN], Shenyang [CN], Beijing [CN], Hangzhou [CN] and Foshan

November 2010

Digital release of the albums Favourite Demos and Rare And Unreleased on Blue Soldier Records

October/November 2010

10th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Beijing [CN], Wuhan [CN], Shanghai [CN], Harbin [CN], Jinan [CN], Fuzhou [CN], Shenzhen [CN], Guangzhou [CN], Nanning [CN], Nanchang [CN], Hefei [CN], Zhengzhou [CN], Chengdu [CN], Hong Kong [CN] and Taipei [TW]

June 2010

Release of I Am Nothing But Emotion, No Human Being, No Son, Never Again Son in Taiwan on Gold Typhoon Music

May 2010

Tour of Germany

May 2010

Release of I Am Nothing But Emotion, No Human Being, No Son, Never Again Son in South Korea on Pastel Music

May 2010

Release of I Am Nothing But Emotion, No Human Being, No Son, Never Again Son in France, Portugal, Italy, Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxemburg, Sweden and Norway on Blue Soldier Records

April/May 2010

9th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Tianjin [CN], Nanjing [CN], Suzhou [CN], Shenzhen [CN], Xi'an [CN], Kunming [CN], Chongqing [CN], Dalian [CN], Qingdao [CN], Hangzhou [CN] and Xiamen [CN]

April 2010

Release of I Am Nothing But Emotion, No Human Being, No Son, Never Again Son in China on Pocket Records and in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia on Love Da Records

March/April 2010

9th European tour

March 2010

Release of the sixth studio album I Am Nothing But Emotion, No Human Being, No Son, Never Again Son in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on Blue Soldier Records; album produced by Maximilian Hecker

January 2010

Maximilian Hecker establishes his own record label Blue Soldier Records

October/November 2009

8th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Taipei [TW], Seoul [KR], Beijing [CN], Shanghai [CN], Hangzhou [CN], Wuhan [CN], Chengdu [CN], Changsha [CN] and Guangzhou [CN]

September/October 2009

8th European tour

May/June 2009

7th European tour

May 2009

Release of One Day in Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain and Sweden on Roadrunner Records

April 2009

Release of One Day in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on Louisville Records

November 2008

7th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Seoul [KR], Beijing [CN], Shanghai [CN], Guangzhou [CN] and Taipei [TW]

November 2008

Release of One Day in China on Pocket Records

October 2008

Release of One Day in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia on Love Da Records and in South Korea on Pastel Music

September 2008

Release of the fifth studio album One Day in Taiwan on Avant Garden Records; album produced by Guy Sternberg and Maximilian Hecker

May 2008

Little tour through China; concerts taking place in Chongqing and Hong Kong

December 2007

Stay in Tel Aviv [IL] for promotion and to play two concerts at Koltura Club

November 2007

Digital release of the live album Live Radio Sessions on Kitty-yo Int.

July 2007

5th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Taipei [TW], Taichung [TW], Kaohsiung [TW], Seoul [KR], Beijing [CN], Shenzhen [CN] and Shanghai [CN]

June 2007

Release of the best-of-compilation I Am Falling Now in China on Pocket Records

June 2007

Release of the special edition EP Once I Was in South Korea on Pastel Music

May 2007

Release of the special edition EP Once I Was in Taiwan on Avant Garden Records

March 2007

6th European tour as support of Duke Special

November/December 2006

4th Asian tour; concerts taking place in Taipei [TW] and Seoul [KR]

October/November 2006

5th European tour

September 2006

Release of the fourth studio album I’ll Be A Virgin, I’ll Be A Mountain in Europe (V2 Records), in Taiwan (Avant Garden Records) and in South Korea (Pastel Music); album produced by Guy Sternberg

June 2006

Stay in Taipei [TW] for promotion and to play two concerts at the music club The Wall Live House

July/August 2005

Stay in Seoul [KR] for promotion and to play two concerts at the music club Rolling Hall

August 2005

Release of Infinite Love Songs, Rose and Lady Sleep in Taiwan on Avant Garden Records

April 2005

Release of Lady Sleep in South Korea on Pastel Music

January/February 2005

4th European tour

January 2005

Release of the third studio album Lady Sleep in Europe on Kitty-yo Int.; album produced by Guy Sternberg

October 2003 to March 2004

World tour organised by Goethe Institut (together with Barbara Morgenstern); concerts taking place in Santiago de Chile [CL], Buenos Aires [AR], Porto Alegre [BR], São Paulo [BR], Johannesburg [ZA], Tel Aviv [IL], Ankara [TR], Athens [GR], Madrid [ES], Brussels [BE], Milan [IT], Paris [FR], Copenhagen [DK], London [GB], Stockholm [SE], Glasgow [GB], Tartu [EE], Tallinn [EE], St. Petersburg [RU], New York [US], Toronto [CA], Chicago [US], San Francisco [US], Tokyo [JP], Osaka [JP], Seoul [KR], Mumbai [IN], Taschkent [UZ], Jakarta [ID], Bangkok [TH], Hong Kong [CN], Shanghai [CN], Beijing [CN] and Sydney [AU]

September 2003

Release of Infinite Love Songs and Rose in South Korea on Pastel Music

September/October 2003

3rd European tour

April/May/June 2003

2nd European tour

May 2003

Release of the second studio album Rose in Europe on Kitty-yo Int.; album produced by Gareth Jones

April/May 2002

Tour of France, supporting Lloyd Cole

October 2001 to February 2002

First European tour

October 2001

Release of the first studio album Infinite Love Songs in Europe on Kitty-yo Int.; album produced by Maximilian Hecker and Tommi Eckart