The club was threatened by new tariffs from GEMA, Germany’s Society for Musical Performing and Mechanical Reproduction Rights.

Poorly translated from Berliner Zeitung (via Fact):

The Berghain is left open. Proclaimed other than during the summer holidays by some media, the popular Friedrichshain techno, black metal and Zwölftonmusikklub is not closed at year-end, which have both Berghain operators who want to be traditionally not named, confirmed in an interview with this newspaper .


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