Small size, grand weapon of choice, the GrandMeister 36!


Ben is the guitarist of the most famous Horrorpunk-Band in Europe, the Other.

With a history of six successfull albums and gigs at some of the biggest Alternative-Festivals in Europe, like Wacken Open Air, Mera Luna, Summer Breeze, Amphi Festival, Force Attack, Wave Gotik Treffen, Endless Summer, Ruhrpott Rodeo and the Weekend of Horrors. Shows with Alice Cooper, Bela B. (of Germany’s Punk-Rock superstars Die Ärzte), the 69 Eyes, The Cult and tours with Misfits, The Damned, Balzac and Wednesday 13 added to the success of the Horror-fivepiece. The band played endlessly all over Europe and even set over to tour the USA and played shows in England and Ireland.
All scene-magazines covered The Other, even the daily- and yellow-press wrote about the band and their provocing videoclips. The band was even extensively featured on SAT1, MTV Masters and on the French-German cultural TV-channel ARTE („Tracks“).

The Other’s first comic-book – „Tales From The Other“ was also a big success and the second part of the series is already planned.

After leaving their own record-label Fiendforce Records in 2009 the band recorded the first album "New Blood" for the well-known rock-label Steamhammer/SPV (Type O Negative, Moonspell, Kreator, Judas Priest, Biohazard, etc.)

Equipment Ben Crowe uses the following Hughes&Kettner equipment