Philipp Röttgers - London beyond time and place

Philipp Röttgers

Philipp Röttgers (M. A.) was born in 1989. Philipp is an author, musician and writer. He is drummer for PARIAHLORD. Over the years he has played with different people in different groups. He played in big bands and cover bands. With his own bands he wrote and played prog rock, stoner 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 literature and culture. Philipp Röttgers is also a “Ripperologist”. He was already featured in the magazine of the same name. 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. Among them are Intro and Festivalguide. Internationally he writes for BetreutesProggen, The Dutch Progressive Rock Page, Reflections of Darkness and more. He also occasionally writes book reviews for Booknerds.