Die Krupps

Hip Hop
Electronic
Rock

Biografie

A German industrial/EBM/metal band formed in Düsseldorf in October 1980 by Jürgen Engler and Bernward Malaka. Die Krupps' sound has developed and changed drastically over time; through noise, EBM and industrial, eventually (mid-1990s) introducing a metal sound revealing the influence of Metallica on the band, and they even recorded covers of Metallica songs. Band personnel history: (Note that some may not be exact because of lack of band history documentation) Jürgen Engler (1980-Present) Bernward Malaka (1980-1983) Frank Köllges (1980-1981) Ralf Dörper (1980-1982,1989-Present) Eva-Maria Gößling (1981) Ralf Albertini (1981) Christina Schnekenburger (1981-1985) Christopher Lietz (1984-1985, 1995-Present, has been the bands engineer since around 1990) Walter Jäger (1984-1985) Rüdiger Esch (1989-2012) Volker Borchert (1991-1992, 2015) Lee Altus (1992-1997) Darren Minter (1993-1995) George Lewis (1996-1997) Marcel Zürcher (2005-Present) Oliver Röhl (2005-2006) Achim Färber (2006-2010) Christoph "Nook" Michelfeit (2010-2012) Nils Finkeisen (2015-present) Hendrik Thiesbrummel (2016-Present)