The Metalfest Open Air in Czechia, the Big Gun Festival in Moscow, the fantastic show at the JUMF festival in Korea and at the end the Tank mit Frank festival show in Germany was real fun. The fans could not only enjoy the well known ALMANAC songs, but also works out of Victor Smolskies earlier productive period. Thanks to all fans for their great support!!! Beside that, Victor reached the 3. position at a run of the German Rallycross Championship, played a show at with Go Music at a 50 years Woodstock festival and drove more than 2.000km on highway! Now he need some sleep!
Next week, ALMANAC are going into the studio, to record their third album. We will report out of the studio....
If you're a fan of handmade music with real instruments and you like orchestral sounds, I can offer you my help! Sometimes recording with an orchestra is faster and cheaper than painfully programming keyboard samples. Just let me know if you need arrangements, recordings or producings with an orchestra just like I did for Rage, Lingua Mortis Orchestra, Almanac, Leaves' Eyes and many more.
"Here are some impressions of the Metalfest for you!
We've cut a little video out of YOUR mobile snippests! …including a very special view out of Victors GoPro Camera which was fixed on his guitar neck!
Wow, what a hot show at the Metalfest in Plzen! 15.000 people infront of the stage, 38° on the stage and lots of fun! Thanks to all who where there for your great support! It's real cool: 4 festival shows - 4 different countries ! This is how we like it ! And in-between the shows we'll rehearse some new stuff for the upcoming ALMANAC album.
See you ....
What a fantastic weekend at technic museum Speyer at Brazzeldays! Victor and his team had fun without end, many ruined wheels due to the drifting shows and many happy co-drivers! Many thanks to the team for perfect support! Now, Victor is looking forward to drive at the first run at German Rallycross Mastership round 1 - Eurocircuit, Valkenswaard - DRX 2019 in Valkenswaard / NL!
Attention guitar-nerds and metal-heads! On 09th of April 2019 the New Music Academy will organise an event for all friends of virtuosic guitar music, top-class casted. The 4. official „Guitar Attack“ is a combination out of workshop and concert, where beside the headmaster and founder of „Guitar Attack“ Ralf Fiebelkorn two international top-class guys of the guitar scene could be engaged: Paul Gilbert and Victor Smolski!Read more
Hi dear Metalheads
Finally it's happening: our new eagerly awaited correspondence course Metal Guitar Masterclass with Victor Smolski and Ralf Fiebelkorn will started on 07th of March! Everybody, who will bock the course up to the 06th of March will get 15% early bird discount on all course fees and for all Victor & ALMANAC fans we have a real special tidbit in petto:
On 07.03.19 the successful "ALMANAC" tour 2019 will be continued, and everybody who will book the correspondence course Metal Guitar Masterclassup to the 06.03.19, has the opportunity, to upgrade his purchased concert ticket to a free VIP ticket, with early entry to the soundcheck and meet & greet with Victor and the whole ALMANAC group.
More infos you'll get here:
And here you can test the Metal Guitar Masterclass 4 weeks free and noncommittal:
Tickets for ALMANAC tour you can get here:
Thanks to all Metalheads for your support!
The first two concerts of the ALMANAC tour are sold out, we are looking forward to the next shows!
Hi guitar freaks, I have something very special for you! Prepare yourself for monster guitar lessons with riffs and solos from my history! You can find tracks on facebook www.facebook.com and on ALMANAC Youtube Channel www.youtube.com
Here you find a teaser for ALMANAC show in Hamm www.youtube.com
All guitarists, who didn't got time to book privat lessons with Victor Smolski, have the chance to buy a voucher for Christmas now for themself or as a present.
Voucher can be ordered atvictorsmolski(at)music-and-web.de
ALMANAC recently completed their 2018 festival season and seemingly can't get enough of playing live to their fans. So today they're pleased to announce a headline tour, that will start early in 2019.
Victor comments: “ After our tour at the beginning of this year and the amazing summer festivals we played at, ‘Werner-Das Rennen’ for example, we would like to go on tour again and, as a headliner, offer a very special set-list to our fans...
Congratulation Victor to the runners-up title in the Supercars Division at the German Rallycross Mastership 2018! "Thanks to all, who supported me during the great Rallycross season 2018, especially to my teamchef Günter Beckers! I never thought, that we will become runners-up in the Supercars Division at the German Rallycross mastership in our first year and that I finished first at single runs. It was real great fun, mega action, super atmosphere and fantastic drivers! Thanks to my sponsors for support! At the winter season we are going to upgrade, fighting for victory in 2019!"
Here a video, showing race-action during the season:
ALMANAC recently finished off their 2018 festival season. To celebrate, the band has launched a bunch of live videos from these appearances, to give fans at home an idea of what they've missed. Check them out below!
'Hands Are Tied' (Live in Portugal): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3g39uWE6B-ARead more view less
On the 30thof August it willl happen again: "Werner - The Race", Europe's largest motorsport festival, enters their next round and this year, ALMANAC will be part of it - on the stage and also on the racetrack.e....Read more view less
We're happy, honored, ecstatic, overwhelmed and ...tired! We are already looking forward to rocking in Seoul tomorrow
After ALMANAC show at JUMF festival and headliner club show on 5th of August in Seoul, Victor will be guest in Gwangju MBC TV show. On 8th of August, Victor will performe a solo show at Prism Hall/Seoul.
Don´t miss it!
On 4th of August, ALMANAC are going to rock the JUMF Festival in Korea! The ALMANAC performance in the Jeonju Stadium will start at 8:10 pm! Don't miss the signing session around 06:35 ~ 06:55 pm!
See you there!
Hi everybody, we're so proud to announce, that we will be doing a couple of shows in Asia this year. The first one will be a full night show on Saturday, 4th of August in Korea at the JUMF. JUMF (Jeonju Ultimate Music Festival) is becoming one of the biggest open-air rock festivals in Asia. JUMF (www.jumf.co.kr) will take place at Jeonju Stadium in the city of Jeonju on August 3-5, 2018.
Rallycross is simply the killer!
It was the right decision, to start with this series. Power, action and adrenaline pur! It's real fun, being present with my team at this top organised race! Despite lost 3rd gear at the final run we be home with a cup.
We see us at the next DRX race in Schlüchtern!
Fantastic shows around our European tour couldn't have been better! Thanks to Leaves' Eyes and MaYaN for this incredible tour! Thank you Paris, thank you Lyon, thank you München, thank you Siegburg, thank you Essen, thank you Vosselaar, thank you London, thank you Nijmegen, thank you Hamburg, thank you Erfurt, thank you Berlin, thank you Weinheim! We'll come back!
Thanks to all fans! 3 years have passed incredible fast, but it's a quiet short periode compared to my long Rock'n Roll history. It's already 35 years that I'm playing in different bands. Here you can see my history since I moved to Germany. See you on tour!
contact & usefull links
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59067 Hamm Germany