The tour is going to happen

Finally, we can send this great package through Europe in early 2023.Tour dates and tickets can be found here: HEAVEN SHALL BURN Website Tickets at IMPERICON Tickets at EVENTIM Tickets at METALTIX

Part of the PAISTE-family

Yes, the headline said it right: I am part of the PAISTE family now. Check my profile here. Pic by Vincent Grundke

Reaching #1 Chart-Position

Yes, we made it. Raising to the top-position in the regular charts has been close two times, but thanks to everyone who bought this record in any way and supported Heaven Shall Burn getting here, we made it.

Signature-Sticks available now

Get yourself pair of my WINCENT Signature Sticks, based on the W-Rock Model, available at BigCartel here. Heaven Shall Burn type + Chris Bass Signature Bud Spencer Butt end-Print Hickory Length 422 mm Diameter 15,8 mm Weight 63 g UWP-Coating

A new BETZOLD-Blog entry

I wrote a blog-entry about the topic of modern digital work and how it might be thought about in schools. Germany only. Read it here.

Interview at TLZ (german only)

The THÜRINGER LANDESZEITUNG wrote an article about me being a „prominent Reading Ambassador“ for StiftungLesen besides drummer for Heaven Shall Burn and being a teacher. Enjoy the interview here.


This was definitely a tour to remember. Not only was this the most successful headline tour we ever did, it was also one of the most relaxing trips in general. Thanks to all the great people involved. I really hope to meet all of you again!