Groove Coverage Biography

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In 1976, strictly speaking at 07th November a little boy came into this world: NOVUS – a little star was borne.

Even from earliest childhood he showed big interest in music and therefore he owned his first record-player already at the age of eight, though then it was all about Elvis Presley and Madonna.

Inspired by various events in Munich he started – at his parents’ annoyance – his DJ-career in his parental home in Rottenburg in Lower Bavaria in 1995.

Known under his pseudonym “Novus” (lat. mean. “New”) he rapidly casted a spelll on the regional crowds with his “Hands-up-Party Trance”.

All his friends and lots of fans joined his sets and numerous bookings far beyound the borders of his home state Bavaria were following.

In 1996, while those booking- and resident activites, he got to know Axel Konrad at one of his gigs in his homebase at that time.

By a very short time they both knew that they are on the same wavelength – in music matters as well as interpersonal – and a friendship far beyond the “Dj-thing” developed. (Original quotation from A.K. 1996: “As a townie I thought you can make a killing here at the country because you own the newest and most fabulous vinyls, but you had to put away one after the other record again because the resident dj is playing exactly your set!”)

In cooperation with Suprime Music Ingolstadt the project “Groove Coverage” was founded overnight by Markus and Axel in Summer 2001.

Supported by his both producers Axel Konrad and Ole Wierk even the debut single entered the Top 20 of the Dance/Clubcharts.

Probably “Are u ready” should have been a sign at that time, because with the second track the final, enormous breakthrough succeeded like no one dared to imagine before.

The cover version of Mike Oldfields superhit “Moonlight Shadow” was number 3 of Media Control Charts and blessed DJ Novus – in the meantime resident in Landshut - the with a 14-days-residence in the Top 20 of the German Single-selling Charts.

Golden record for more than 250,000 sold sound storage media; nomination for an “Echo 2003”, “Mc Mega Music Award 2003” – a dream came true!

Since then Groove Coverage are now touring as Live-act as well as Dj-Act through all parts of Europe and are fireing their audience.

Simoultaneous with the third single, which should also be the fastet own-composed No. 1 of the German DJ Playlist (“God is a Girl”, Meda Control: #8) GC published their first album called “Cover Girl” by the end of 2002. By meeting up with Lou Bega they got a songwriter, who everyone should still remember of well because of his “Mambo No. 5”.

Without taking a long break GC worked on completion of the fourth single by using again the very expressive and emotional vocals of Verena and Mell, who also contributed the vocals for the whole GC album.

“The End” (Media Control Charts Place 13) means not the end but was already the beginning of the second album.

Expected date of publication: Winter 2003-03-13

“God is a girl – wherever YOU are!!!”””

Music Awards:
ECHO 2003 (nom.)
ECHO 2004 (nom.)
Mc Mega Award 2003 (nom.)
BLM-Radio Galaxy Award 2003 (won)
New Faces Award 2003 (nom.)
Deutscher Dance Award 2003 (won)
Esca Radio Award (Poland) (won)


Once upon a time, many years ago, explicitly said on 14 May 1984, a little girl called Verena got loosed to the world in her hometown Neuburg.

Already at the age of six she caused her parents headache because of her initial ear-splitting plunking at her first piano.

Result: Four years later she started her 8-years lasting career at a boarding-school specializing in teaching art and music.

But that little girl did not want to be a good girl and spend her time on learning. Instead of it she began taking care of her music and started realizing her dream: To be on stage, singing and being near to all persons who share her big love.....

Arduous years of practising and bothering singing-lessons, piano-lessons and learning of notes finally caused more parential headache....

Some years she had to stand before she could make her first experiences on stage with a cover-band.

Actually the little girl should have been happy then, but she was insatiable of this feeling in her heart caused by the music. And while she was trying to get her school-leaving qualification and getting a little adulthood she was waiting for her big chance... 4 long years were to pass by, before she had her big break-through.

One evening after one of her appearances she met two unknown guys who should make her dreams come true.

Since then she is singing in her own aparment (to her parents happiness), is living a very exciting life and trys to make people happy and give them hope with her music and her great ambition..... --- Love you more than I can say ---....

P.S. Now quite seriously: Up to now I had a very fabulous life and there wasn’t a situation when my love for music was not helpful to me.

Now I want to thank all the people who supported me anyhow and anytime and these are in the front line my parents!!! But our great success is owing to you, our fans, and therefore our biggest thanks to all of you!!!

Music Awards:

ECHO 2003
Mc Mega Award 2003
BLM-Radio Galaxy Award 2003
New Faces Award 2003
Deutscher Dance Award 2003

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Best Band 4-ever | Reviewer: Hillary Hilaary (Freya) | 2/16/09

hi groove coverage I thing your musik is the best musik i´ve ever heard! I wride some songs and I like million tears realy so my Brother had a realy good idea. he said that i could write a song to the melodie from million tears. My song is called million Years.Mayby You could write some new songs: I only want to say one thing: YOUR SONGS AND YOUR BAND IS THE BEST OF THE WORLD!

music | Reviewer: diego | 11/1/08

hey really ur music is so amazing
ı cant desribe that wif my words
ı hope so urs will make new songs
ı love ur all songs but my favorite moonlight shadow and far away from home
urs the best ever

THIS is music | Reviewer: Swati Nair | 7/5/08

I've never felt like listening to a song 25 times in a row before. Each song of yours is simply amazing. But my clear favourite is God is a Girl. I want to thank you for inspiring me with your music and someday I aspire to sing like you do. And now I'll say something that everybody says but I know you'll never get tired of hearing it - You are the best band ever and you are my absolute favourite. Thank you for your voice and music.
Swati - India

You are the best | Reviewer: Steven<>Scotland | 6/23/08

Groove coverage, you are just my absolute favourite group. I Can't wait for your new single to come out and hopefully you bring a new album out with it to!
Many people here in Scotland don't know who you are. When they ask me who you're favourite music group is I explain that it is you. They reply "who is that"
what ever they say you are the best and I will listen to you for the rest of my life!

Groove Coverage/Songs | Reviewer: Miaaa. | 12/5/07

Hallo Groove Coverage!
you have the most amazing songs that i have ever heard in my life. "Poison" & "21st Century Digital Girl" are my favorites, well every song of your are my favorites i love them all. and i love your band "Groove Coverage" even the title..
its just so awesome.I recommend everyone that dont know you to hear your songs,because the yare so awesome! I'm such a huge fan of yours!
Keep it up!
Your biggest fan,

Kayooul :) | Reviewer: Hope | 5/16/07

i think ur awsome! ur music is more mature than other dance music and 21st century digital girl really describes the modern day woman. my fave song is call me! i don't care what tabitha or anyone else says, i'm ur biggest fan!

About the artist/band Groove Coverage | Reviewer: Dave | 5/11/07

Hello Groove Coverage, I would just like you to know that I started to listen to your music only a few months ago, you are now my favorite band ever and I hope you will make more songs, I love the lyrics, I love the techno, its all so good. You've also made a few touching songs and they have made me think alot about life. You should really make some more songs because they are the best!
From Dave ---- Canada
Good luck!

Rocks. (: | Reviewer: ciacia`x | 3/15/07

hello Groove Coverage. i don't quite know you very well or listen to all of your songs before, because i've just got to know that there's such band existing. no offence, actually. it's just that i've only started listening to english songs last year. i've seriously liked your November Night for a very long time! (and, it's the only song i've.) it's touching, seriously! i think you should play more songs! they seriously ROCK alot, especially a few technos that i've heard. :D wish you luck! x]

poison | Reviewer: tabitha | 7/5/06

hi groove coverage y hav u stopped playing songs? ur songs are the best i have heard that is techno.I love ur song poison it rulz so much that all i listen to is that and from dht listen to ur heart.well i hope you make another song soon. ur biggest fan tabitha

Groove coverage | Reviewer: Philip Mauritzson | 5/14/06

I think that your band is the best band in the world...and l love the techno and dance music that you play a lot..specielly The Poisen and 7 years and 50 day...but have you band end?? it is gone 4 ever? why aren't you Groove Coverage play new techno and dance music?? YOUR BAND IS THE BEST!!
love philip....someone from SWEDEN

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