Damnation seize my soul if I give you quarters, or take any from you!
NOW AVAILABLE – GET THAT SHIT!
This ten tracker is a pretty sound piece of work. All in all, a quite pleasurable experience from a band that certainly doesn’t take itself too seriously. What are you waiting for? This is music by pirates that can’t be pirated! – POWERPLAY (8/10)
Erfrischende Brise Folk-Metal mit schmissigem Abenteuerflair, bei dessen Inhalt es einen überkommt, am liebsten selbst in See zu stechen. – FFM-ROCK (8/10)
Locker und mit vielen frischen Elementen zwischen Heavy/Power und Folk Metal wird kraftvoll und sinnvoll vereint jongliert! — METALUNDERGROUND (4/5)
Bury your cynicism deep in the sands, and let them just entertain you. They have the chops and the potential. I mean, What The Fuck? I like them. – AVE NOCTUM (7.5/10)
Die gelungene Mischung aus Folk und Heavy Metal, mit dem nie aus der Mode kommenden Thema “Piraten”, macht einfach Spass. — HELLFIRE MAGAZIN
Our sricpts are back!
Oops! You don’t know about that yet. Our upcoming CD „Leinen Los“ will also feature an audio drama which will embed the music into exciting adventure. (May 2019)
Cheers to all who where involved in the awesome adaption of our albums „Pirate’s Bride“ and „When The Shit Hits The Fan“ as a metal opera by TDHK. It was a great experience for us which we absolutely enjoyed. A big THANK YOU to all our supporters and those to be! (April 2019)
The preparations of Tortuga for Kids „Leinen Los“ are ongoing. First pictures can be found here! (March 2019)
A big THANK YOU to all the supporters in front of stage yesterday evening. You helped us rock the show. Special thanks to MessengeR for the invitation, to rec it media – Filmproduktion for the video recordings, to Jacklyn Salm and her mother for handling the merch, to Alexander Keßler for being 3 Finger Bill on the bass, and last but not least to our friend Tobias Palzer for the perfect sound. (January 2019)
Tortuga for und with kids. A little kids pirate choir. These pictures say more than words. I’m curious about it. You too? (November 2018)
We are working on a special CD exclusively for kids. Look forward to a colorful album with german lyrics. In addition a cute animated music video is part of this special. (October 2018)
Sri Lanka, Austria, Italy, Wacken, Bavaria…
Tortuga fans greet from all over the world. You are awesome! (September 2018)
Tortuga is now working with a songwriter and guest musician for the new album „Flying Dutchman“. Thanks for your support Fabian Görgen. (August 2018)
Wow! What a weekend. Our video shoot for „10 Little Pirates“ is done and we are very excited about the result. Many thanks to our pirate crew for their acting skills, Susanne and Jochen Lehmann for the location and to Michael Valentin and Andreas Detemple for the recordings. Stay tuned! (July 2018)
„What are you waiting for? This is music by pirates that can’t be pirated!“ — Finally a sailor who understands who we are and what we do. A great review featured in the print magazine (Issue 209) Powerplay from the United Kingdom. (June 2018)
Tortuga is going to make T-shirts for her and him. Available sizes are XS-5XL. Currently, we only plan one single order of these shirts!
So go and order one for just 10€ per shirt. This is just to cover our own expenses. Shipping costs will be 2€ within Germany and 4€ throughout Europe.
You can order til May 31st. (May 2018)
We have had a visit on our ship. Special thanks to Carolin Merkel for her newspaper report about Tortuga. (April 2018)
Yarrr, horns up to Michael from FFM-ROCK who gives „When The Shit Hits The Fan“ 8 out of 10 points. Thank you! (April 2018)
Cheers to Lydia for spending us a nice review of our 2nd Album on Metalogy.de. It seems that she still likes our shit :). (April 2018)
Arrr, raise your horns filled with delicious rum to Gizmo from AVE NOCTUM where When The Shit Hits The Fan scores 7.5 of 10 points. Thanks for your support! (April 2018)
METALUNDERGROUND from Austria has reviewed When The Shit Hits The Fan with 4/5 points.
Thanks to Robert for the great review on Metalunderground.at. (April 2018)
Bernd Schmitz, Iain Williams, Simone Ferner, Nico Rosar and Kai Diemenzo. Congratulations! Please send us your address. (April 2018)
Our new CD has been released. Grab that shit here and enjoy!
Today you have a chance to win one of five signed „When The Shit Hits The Fan“ CD´s. All you have to do is write an e-mail with the subject „GIVE ME THIS SHIT“ to firstname.lastname@example.org. The winners will be announced on Saturday the 31th of March. Good luck. (March 2018)
Thanks to Michi for the very nice review of our upcoming album „When The Shit Hits The Fan“, which will be released on the 30th of March! (March 2018)
Keep your eyes open. Soon you have the chance to win some of our new CD’s, signed and shipped for free. Stay tuned… (March 2018)
„Tortuga has sailed the seas since 2015 under the leadership of Capt’n Mary Read. In terms of musical style the band stays true to its course“.
Starting today, hosted by Radio Timetravel.
Turn on today. Sascha and Lukas from the Dummschwätze Podcast will present you a song of our new album „When The Shit Hits The Fan“.
RELEASE 30th of March 2018. (February 2018)
It has begun. The captain has taken the helm and heads for the second Tortuga album „When The Shit Hits The Fan“. Stay aboard. (December 2017)
I’m really glad you’re here again! Grandiose voices, good bodys and hard-drinking. To the captain’s liking! (October 2017)
Magic fingers: Sir Blackbeard and Jack the Knife rock our ship. Shit! How cool is that!!! (October 2017)
Again there was a guest on our ship. His name is „Säbelrost Björn Silver“ alias Björn Hacket. He can sing and indeed he can also play the accordion. You may enjoy his playing skills on our new album. (October 2017)
We have had a visitor in Tortuga studio: Ms Renate „Flinkefinger“ Iffland brought her flutes and her talent to support us once again for our new record. (September 2017)
After some weeks of arranging the drum tracks we finally put the bass on top. Six-string sabers follow… (September 2017)
At the 10th of August Woodleg Willy has finished his misson on our ship. Well done! Sir Blackbeard and Jack The Knife will follow… (August 2017)
Today is a special day! We have started with the shooting of our new crewmember. Who could it be? You will read more about it in the next few days. (August 2017)
Many thanks to Open Dosen for giving us the opportunity to play our first live gig in Noswendel harbour. It was a true pleasure. Especially because of the many crewmen that were partying with us. More pictures will follow. Horns Up! (July 2017)
Listen up when Sir Blackbeard speeks tomorrow with the „Langen“ on Classic Rock Radio at 16 o’clock about Tortuga’s first live gig at Noswendel harbour. There are some other news as well, so tune in! (July 2017)
It’s getting-even time. The pirates set sail. Straight course: The harbor of Noswendel. On the 22nd of July 2017 we are on stage at 7pm. The festival is called: OPEN DOSEN. See you sailors! (June 2017)
Read the true story about Tortuga in the upcoming Legacy issue #104 that is due 15th September 2016. (September 2016)
Thanks to Lydia for her great review of our album Pirate’s Bride on Metalogy.de. Apparently she likes our shit :). (September 2016)
the first day of shooting for our music video „Pirate Song“ is over! Thanks to the crew and GOREHOLIO filmworks for your support! We have had a lot of fun. Stay tuned. (April 2016)
METALUNDERGROUND from Austria has reviewed Pirate’s Bride with 4.5/5 points.
We raise our three-cornered hat to Robert. Thanks for your encouraging review on Metalunderground.at. (August 2016)
The second and last day of shooting for our music video „Pirate Song“ is over! Thanks to the crew and GOREHOLIO filmworks for your support! The captain is curious about it. (May 2016)
AVE NOCTUM from England has reviewed Pirate’s Bride with 7.5/10 points.
Sabers up to Gizmo and Pete. Thanks for your support on avenoctum.com. (August 2016)
Today at 18:45 you should listen to UnserDing (UKW 103,7) featuring a live interview of TORTUGA! (March 2016)
The first CD review by FFM-ROCK with 8/10 points.
We are overwhelmed…
Thank you for the great support by the FFM-ROCK team. (February 2016)
We have had a very nice stay on Classic Rock Radio. Thanks to „Den Langen“ for the funny interview about the pirates sex live. But see for yourself… (January 2016)
The crew has embarked to a new mission under The Curse in Cologne. Pirates never rest! But see for yourself. (December 2015)
Our first adventure with AboutComics – Der Comic Podcast. Stay tune for more… (November 2015)
I am very pleased to present our new crewmember Woodleg Willy. He will enter Tortuga to pound the war drums. Welcome on board! (October 2015)
Tortuga – Pirate`s Bride
The captain is ready to rumble.
But… oh my gosh… it’s a lady!
August 31, 2015
The little pirate wonders: „Do you believe in pirates? Are they true or are they ghosts?“ Whaddaya say? Are we true or are we ghost? Find out! Thanks for your support Gabriela! (March 2015)
The next step is to be taken: Three-Finger Bill has sharpened his axe in the past few weeks to board Tortuga Studio well-prepared tomorrow. We want a clean fight! (January 2015)
Things are getting real!
This winter „Woodleg Willy“ will enter Studio Greywolf to pound the war drums. The call-up starts at the 5th and lasts ‚till the 7th of January 2015. More crewmen will follow… (January 2015)
At the midst of the 18th century the age of pirates came to an end.
„You will never take us down!“
300 years later the scourge of the caribbean has returned.
„If you had fought like a man, you need not be hanged like a dog!“
If a shadow roams the seas, the sound of war drums is pounding at the coasts and the smell of sulfur is in the air then they cannot be far. Only god knows what they are up to. Maybe you are next? (January 2015)