Berlin's Berghain Club Struck By Lightning, Naked Party Ensues: Report

Berghain nightclub in Berlin, Germany.
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A projection of Sanssouci Palace on the facade of Berghain nightclub on Jan. 23, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. 

They say lightning never strikes twice, which is a real damn shame because it sounds like a lightning party at Berghain in Berlin is something to be seen.

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According to social media reports from performers Dax J and DJ T., Monday's scheduled programming turned a hiccup into a bouncy bacchanal. The story goes that lightning struck the notoriously exclusive underground club in the middle of DJ T.'s set. The music went out momentarily, but the A/C stayed off for good. It was dark for a minute, then the emergency flood lights kicked in.

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Rather than go home, partiers decided to strip naked and keep the show rolling. No harsh lighting can kill a Berghain vibe. No pics, of course. You'll just have to use your imagination.

Billboard Dance has reached out to an Ostgut Ton representative for confirmation and comment.


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