Gegenschein was created by William MacVaine and Henk Bril in 2013. Early 2014 Rob Hotje joined forces. Gegenschein is based in Nieuwstadt, The Netherlands. HQ is 'ARSIS' (A Roof Somewhere in Sittard), owned by William MacVaine in Sittard, The Netherlands.
The musical style is a melting pot with influences of Pink Floyd, Brian Eno, Rammstein, Eagles, Alan Parsons, Ralph Vaughan Williams, Electric Light Orchestra, Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Anne Pigalle, Manuel Gottsching and Kraftwerk.

The first album 'Dark Moon Over Paradise' was released in December 2015; the second album 'Struggle For Passion' will be released in the Fall of 2019. Work has begon on their third and probably final album 'Magnificient Desolation'.

Gegenschein (German pronunciation: [ˈɡeːɡənʃaɪn] German for "countershine") is a faint brightening of the night sky in the region of the antisolar point. [Source: Wikipedia.]



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