Singer Andreas Gabalier calls the newspapers "Standard" and "Falter" "ox and donkey". The "Falter" reacts with free subscriptions to fans.
Work outfit leather pants: The self-proclaimed "folk rock’n’roller" Andreas Gabalier Photo: dpa
"For the scandal I have to go to confession again tomorrow," says Andreas Gabalier after his speech. So the scandal was deliberate. At the grand finale of his indoor tour in Vienna’s Stadthalle, the folk musician attacked the Austrian daily Der Standard and the Austrian weekly Falter in front of 14,500 fans. Both papers are considered left-liberal.