Philipp Röttgers

Philipp Röttgers (M. A.), born in 1989, is author, musician and writer. He is drummer for PARIAHLORD. Over the years he played with different people and under various circumstances, from big bands to cover bands to own compositions in the field of prog rock and pop.

Philipp studied »English Literatures and Cultures« in Bonn, Germany. His first book about his favourite band Genesis was published in 2015.

His second book „London and its genius loci – a journey beyond time and place“ was published in 2019. Philipp feels deeply connected to London, more than to any other place in the world. He is an expert in the capital’s (and Britain’s) literature and culture (he studied English literature and culture accordingly). Röttgers is also a „ripperologist“ (and was already featured in the magazine of the same name) and of 2020, he also lead walks through London. Get in touch via mail for more information.



Check out Philipp’s blog. It contains news, interesting topics and bonus material.

Music journalism

Philipp writes for several music magazines such as Intro, Festivalguide, BetreutesProggen, The Dutch Progressive Rock Page, Reflections of Darkness and more. He also occasionally writes book reviews for Booknerds.

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