|| HINKEL is
the solo project of Volker Hinkel, co-author/guitarist/producer
of Fools Garden.
Founded for the first time in 1993 for the production of
the album "In The Wake Of Thunder"
(1994), this project had a brand new start in 2002
when Dirk Blümlein (bass) and
Claus Müller (drums) joined the line-up.
The 3-piece band worked on a new album, "Not A
Life-Saving Device", which was released
in August 2005.
In 2006 Hinkel comes to MySpace and starts a proficuous
web marketing campaign.
Hinkel is currently working on a new upcoming EP,
including four brand new songs and a
cover of "Heaven And Hell" by John
In the meanwhile the song "House Of Love",
taken from "Not A Life-Saving Device", has
chosen to be included in the soundtrack of the upcoming
US movie "The Other Side Of The
Tracks", directed by A.D. Calvo and with the TV
series 'Roswell' star Brendan Fehr in the
While "Shine" and "Run"
from the same album are included in the digital split "The
realized together with The Mirrors, with cover art by Andy
from Bluvertigo, which has been released in Italy
under the indie label Echophonic in March 2008.