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Liquido

Liquido was a German alternative rock band formed in Sinsheim, Germany in 1996 by four friends: Wolle Maier, Wolfgang Schrodl, Stefan Schulte-Holthaus and Tim Eiermann. Their only notable international hit, "Narcotic", was first released on a dem ...

Macht und Ehre

Macht und Ehre is a Neo-Nazi rock band based in Berlin, Germany. Like their contemporaries in the band Landser, Macht und Ehre was formed by members of a 1980s extremist group called Die Vandalen. They are among the oldest German bands to continu ...

Malaria!

Malaria! was an experimental electronic band from West Berlin formed in 1981 by Gudrun Gut and Bettina Koster following the dissolution of Mania D with Karin Luner, Eva Gossling later Die Krupps and Beate Bartel. Other members included Manon P. D ...

Master Blaster (band)

Their most successful single "Hypnotic Tango", was a cover of Italo Disco - Hits of My Mine. In 2002, it reached the top 10 the Media Control Charts, and was one of the most successful dance singles of the year, it has also earned them an Echo - ...

Maybebop

Maybebop is a German male a cappella quartet consisting of founding member Oliver Gies, Jan Malte Burger, Lukas Teske and Sebastian Schroder. The group sings predominantly German-language self-compositions, although it has released cover versions ...

Melos Quartet

The Melos Quartet, also called the Melos Quartet Stuttgart, is a German string quartet musical ensemble based in Stuttgart, that was in existence from 1965 to 2005. They should not be confused with two other chamber groups of similar name, the Me ...

Milhaven

Milhaven are a 4-piece post-rock band from Bochum, Germany, on the label 12rec. Their sound has been compared to that of various post-rock bands, most notably Godspeed You! Black Emperor, whom the band has quoted as an influence. According to the ...

Munchener Freiheit

Munchener Freiheit is a German pop and rock band that had released seventeen albums by 2007, six of which have gone gold and have sold over five million copies in Europe. They are named after a square in the city of Munich in Germany, meaning "Mu ...

Munich Radio Orchestra

The Munich Radio Orchestra is a German symphony broadcast orchestra based in Munich. It is one of the two orchestras affiliated with the Bavarian Radio, the other being the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. A precursor ensemble to the Munich Rad ...

Nervous Germans

Nervous Germans were a German new wave rock band from the early 1980s. Formed in 1980, in 1981 they released their debut album Nervosen Deutschen English release: Desolation Zone 1982. Their second Album Summer of Love 1983 was also their last, t ...

Novaspace

Novaspace was a German Eurodance project which, between 2002 and 2011, covered several 1980s hits, such as "Time After Time", "Guardian Angel" and "Beds Are Burning". They have reached the Top 20 in Germany, Austria and Australia. Novaspace, whic ...

The Ocean (band)

The Ocean is a German progressive metal band started in 2000 by German guitarist Robin Staps. The bands first stable line-up was formed by 2009 during recording sessions for Heliocentric and Anthropocentric.

Orlando Riva Sound

Orlando Riva Sound was a German Euro disco group founded in 1977 by Anthony Monn and Rainer Pietsch. Their first success was in 1977 with the song "Moon Boots", a mostly instrumental piece. Soon after the groups founding, they added Sophia Reaney ...

Outbreakband

Not to be confused with the American hardcore punk band from Maine, Outbreak band Outbreakband is a Christian band from Germany. It was founded in 2007 as a result of Christian youth events at Glaubenszentrums Bad Gandersheim and named after Outb ...

Oval (musical project)

Oval is an electronic music group founded in Germany in 1991 by Markus Popp, Sebastian Oschatz and Frank Metzger. The group is regarded as pioneering glitch music, writing on CDs to damage them and produce music with the resulting fragments.

Percewoods Onagram

Percewoods Onagram was a German-American band founded by Wolfgang Michels based in Bremen, Germany. The music can be described as psychedelic rock and progressive rock with folk music elements, some call it Krautrock.

Place Vendome (band)

Place Vendome is a German melodic hard rock / AOR band, founded in 2004 at the direction of Frontiers Records president Serafino Perugino. Place Vendome was formed by Helloween and Unisonic vocalist Michael Kiske, Dennis Ward bass and production, ...

De Plattfoot

De Plattfoot, founded 1979, are a folk music-duo from the German State of Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, with the two singer-songwriters and guitar players Peter Wilke and Klaus Lass. Their musical style is a mix of folk music, blues and country ...

Poison (German band)

Poison was a German extreme metal band from Ulm, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany that formed in 1982. The band was prolific within the Teutonic thrash underground until their disestablishment in 1987. Throughout their career, the band released eight d ...

Pornophonique

Pornophonique is a German electronic duo from Darmstadt, Germany. It was formed by Kai Richter and Felix Heuser. They use a Commodore 64 and a Game Boy to produce their trademark 8-bit electronica sound. While guitarist and singer Richter also ha ...

Preluders

The Preluders were a pop girl group from Germany. The original group comprised singers Tertia Botha, Miriam Cani, Anh-Thu Doan, Rebecca Miro, and Anne Ross. Created through the ProSieben talent show Popstars - Das Duell in which tedious pop group ...

Die Prinzen

Die Prinzen is a German music group. The band is made up of former members of the Thomanerchor and a former member of the Dresdner Kreuzchor.

Protonica

Protonica is a German progressive psytrance band, formed in 2003. Band members include Piet Kaempfer and Ralf Dietze from Berlin, Germany. Billboard ranked Protonica 8th in 2013, on their Next Big Sound chart. The band performs regularly on music ...

Pur (band)

The group was initially founded in 1975 under the name Crusade by Roland Bless and Ingo Reidl. Their first releases came out under the name Opus, but after an Austrian band with the same name had a huge hit single in Germany in 1985, they switche ...

Qntal

Qntal is a German "electro-medieval" band founded in 1991 by Michael Popp and Ernst Horn. They later added vocalist Syrah to complete the band. It has roots in Estampie, a band of similar genre but different style; Michael Popp and Syrah are the ...

Rainbirds

In 2013, the Rainbirds reformed with a new line-up. Prior to the re-release of their remastered debut album Rainbirds, it was announced in September 2013 that a new album has been recorded with Katharina Franck as singer, drummer Bela Brauckmann ...

Rascher Saxophone Quartet

The Rascher Saxophone Quartet is a professional ensemble of four saxophonists which performs classical and modern music. The quartet was founded in the United States in 1969 by prominent classical saxophonist Sigurd Rascher and his daughter, Cari ...

Reamonn

Reamonn was a German pop rock band fronted by local-based Irish singer and songwriter Rea Garvey. Formed in 1999, they have recorded and released a total of six full-length studio albums which were highly successful in Germany and also saw some s ...

Santiano (band)

Santiano is a German band from the northern region of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, whose genres include Irish folk, sea shanty, and schlager music. The name Santiano is taken from the Hugues Aufray song of the same name. They topped the German, A ...

Seelenkrank

Seelenkrank was a German Darkwave music project of Chris Pohl. The objective was to create a more intimate sound than the industrial stomp of Terminal Choice. Female vocals were included in this project, all of them performed by Nina Bendigkeit. ...

Sequentia (music group)

Sequentia is an early music ensemble, founded in 1977 by Benjamin Bagby and Barbara Thornton. The group specializes mainly in Medieval music. Sequentia focuses particularly on music with texts, specifically chants and other stories with music, su ...

Sohne Mannheims

The Group was founded in 1995 by Xavier Naidoo and Claus Eisenmann. In 2000 they released their first studio album Zion. The biggest hit from this album was "Geh Davon Aus" it translates as "Assume That". After several solo projects by the group ...

Soman (band)

Originally, Kolja Trelle worked as sound engineer with Absurd Minds, Hocico, and Terminal Choice, and remixed songs by VNV Nation, Rotersand, and Tom Wax. Trelle signed a record deal with Out of Line for his musical project Soman. Somans debut al ...

Son Goku (band)

Son Goku was a German rock band. The music was a mix of hardcore punk, alternative, reggae and electronic sounds. The band was named after the Son Goku character in the Dragon Ball series. Son Gokus first and only album, Crashkurs, was released i ...

Spectrum Concerts Berlin

Founded by cellist Frank Sumner Dodge in 1988, Spectrum Concerts Berlin is a chamber ensemble that performs music from the baroque and classical periods as well as 20th century and contemporary chamber music. The ensemble features a number of mus ...

Sprung Aus Den Wolken

Sprung Aus Den Wolken is a German musical group based out of Berlin, part of Berlins underground music movement of the 1980s - sometimes referred to as the "Geniale Dilletanten" movement. Their music is typically minimalistic industrial music. Th ...

Steeler (German band)

Steeler was a heavy metal band formed in 1981, from the German city of Bochum. The band was active between 1981 and 1988. The founding members consisted of Peter Burtz on vocals, Axel Rudi Pell on guitar, Tom Eder also on guitar, Volker Krawczak ...

Stieber Twins

The Stieber Twins are a duo from Heidelberg, Germany, consisting of the brothers Martin and Christian. They are known as graffiti artists, breakdancers, rappers, hip hop producers and DJs. The twins have been active since about 1983, and the two ...

Stimmwerck

Stimmwerck is a male classical music vocal quartet ensemble specializing in the rediscovery and reproduction of the music of little known renaissance composers of the German-speaking world.

Subwave (band)

The band was set up 1997 by Sven Kartscher voc/git, Guido Seibelt dr und Felix Schnetzer bs and published their first studio album in the year 2000 ironically titled Kurt Cobain. After finishing of the production of their second album Reject in 2 ...

Surpriz

Surpriz were a six-member German-Turkish musical group, consisting of Cihan Ozden, Deniz Filizmen, Yasemin Akkar, Filiz Zeyno, Savas Uçar and Bulent Ural, known for their participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 1999. The word "Surpriz", mean ...

SWR Vokalensemble

SWR Vokalensemble is the vocal ensemble of the broadcaster Sudwestrundfunk, based in Stuttgart, Germany. It was founded in 1946 as Sudfunk-Chor Stuttgart in 1946 to perform studio work for Suddeutscher Rundfunk which merged in 1998 with the Sudwe ...

Taboo (group)

Taboo was a Eurodance group formed in Germany. It was created by producers Nico Dee-Brunetti and Piero Brunetti. They released one single, "I Dream of You Tonight ". It peaked at number 92 on the German Singles Chart and reached number-one on the ...

Terrorgruppe

Terrorgruppe is a German punk band from Berlin which was founded in 1993 and split up in 2005 to reunite in 2013. The band is notorious for its live performances, involving various on-stage gags and audience participation.

Topictoday

Topictoday is a German alternative rock band from Goerlitz. Formed in 2011, the band is mostly known for their Song "Helden ohne Namen" "Heroes without names", which is dedicated to the POWs, in the second world war. Topictoday performed the Song ...

Torfrock

Torfrock is a German rock group founded by Klaus Buchner and Raymond VoS in 1976. Guitarist Jurgen Lugge from Hamburg played lead guitar until his unexpected death in 1992. With their Northern German identity, they are notable for keeping alive t ...

Troum

Troum is a German project of drone music, ambient music, noise music, and experimental music. It was founded in the late 1990s by Stefan Knappe and Martin Gitschel. It is sometimes considered to be the follow-up project to Maeror Tri. Stefan Knap ...

U-Bahn Kontrollore in tiefgefrorenen Frauenkleidern

The U-Bahn Kontrollore in tiefgefrorenen Frauenkleidern were an a cappella band from Hesse, Germany. The quintet was founded in 1991 and termed itself "hardcore a cappella", with members Harald Bannoehr, Matthias Keller, Sebastian Rajkovic, Filip ...

Unterbiberger Hofmusik

Unterbiberger Hofmusik is an ensemble based in Unterbiberg near Munich, Germany playing a fusion of traditional Bavarian and urban jazz sound. Franz Josef Himpsl and Irene Himpsl and their family form the core of this group.

Warning (German band)

Warning was a German electronic music band founded in 1982. They are best known for their 1982 single "Why Can the Bodies Fly", which was featured in a 1983 episode of the TV series Tatort