Winner of the Swiss Music Award 2015 for “Best Album”.
Begin of the Open Air season 2015 with different highlights in Italy, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Slovakia, Belgium and France.
Benefit event “Smiling Gecko” at the Hallenstadion in Zürich.
Headliner shows in England.
Mix of the new album “BANG” Belgium at the legendary Galaxy Studios in Hilversum, Holland.
Release of the new Single “Feel what I Feel”, video shooting “Feel what I Feel”
Release and immediate no.1 chart entry for the 11th studio album “Bang” in Switzerland, Top Ten in Germany and 23 in Austria.
Big „BANG!“ show. Release party in Zürich.
Release of the new video to the Song „BANG!“ recorded for the Football World Cup 2014.
Begin of the Open Air season 2014 with different highlights in Switzerland, Bulgaria and Sweden.
Start of the „BANG“ Tour 2015 opening in Japan followed by Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland over the next four months.
Release of the third video „C’est la Vie“
Platinum Award for the Album „BANG!“
Tour in Latin America with shows in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Chile and Mexico.
Last show of the „BANG“ Tour 2014 at the Knock Out festival in Karlsruhe.
Concerts at „70000 Tons of Metal“ cruise in the Caribbean Sea
Beginning of song writing for a new Album
Winner of the music award PRIX WALO (Switzerland)
New partnership with “Victory” motorcycles.
Release of the Single and Video: «YIPPIE AYE YAY»
Begin of the Open Air season 2013 – various shows with string quartet and bagpipes.
Start of the recordings for the new album named: “BANG!”
Unplugged Benefit show for “Lighthouse Gala”. First rock band to play at the Opera House Zürich.
Second part of recording for the new album “BANG!”
Swiss Award – first Tv- Show with Nic Maeder.
Start of the World Tour in South America. The tour took us through 22 countries. The 67 shows attracted more than 300,000 spectators and went till December.
Release and immediate no.1 chart entry for the 10th studio album “Firebirth” in Switzerland, Top Ten in Germany.
Special guest of Bülent Ceylan in the sold-out Commerzbank Arena in Frankfurt with 45000 visitors
Prime Time Tv Show “Top of the top” in Poland
Firebirth and Homegrown “Alive in Lugano” went Platinum.
The band announces that they will go on, and start to search for a new singer.
The band received over 400 tapes from different singes all over the world which applying for the singer job.
April – September:
Auditions for singers from all over the world.
Release of the 3rd live album: Homegrown – Live in Lugano
On November 20, the band announces the new singer Nic Maeder. At the same time the single “Remember it´s me” is released as a free download single for the fans.
Gotthard are in the studio to record a new album which should be named “Firebirth”.
May – August:
Festivals through Europe and Japan
June – July:
Gotthard and the Management & Booking Agency “Bottom Row”, with manager Jan Bayati are to get together again after eight years of separation
Recordings for new Live album in Lugano
Steve Lee dies in tragic motorcycle accident in Nevada, USA
Release and immediate no. 1 chart entry for the third best off album “Heaven” Best of Ballads part 2.