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KMFDM (originally Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid, "loosely" translated by the band as "no pity for the majority") is an industrial rock band led by German multi-instrumentalist Sascha Konietzko, who founded the group in 1984 as a performance art project in Hamburg, Germany. The group's earliest incarnation included German drummer En Esch and British vocalist Raymond Watts, the latter of whom left and rejoined the group several times over its history. The trio recorded the band's earliest albums in Germany before Konietzko and Esch moved to the United States, where they found much greater success with seminal industrial record label Wax Trax!. German guitarist Günter Schulz joined in 1990; both he and Esch continued with the band until KMFDM broke up in 1999. Konietzko resurrected KMFDM in 2002 (Esch and Schulz declined to rejoin) on Metropolis Records, and by 2005 he had assembled a consistent line-up that included American singer Lucia Cifarelli, British guitarists Jules Hodgson and Steve White, and British drummer Andy Selway. Konietzko and Cifarelli moved back to Germany in 2007, while the rest of band stayed in the U.S. In addition to these core members, dozens of other musicians have worked with the group across its nineteen studio albums and two dozen singles, with sales totaling in excess of two million records worldwide. Critics consider KMFDM to be one of the first bands to bring industrial music to mainstream audiences, though Konietzko refers to the band's music as "The Ultra-Heavy Beat". The band incorporates heavy metal guitar riffs, electronic music, samples, and both male and female vocals in its music, which encompasses a variety of styles including industrial rock and electronic body music (EBM). The band is fiercely political, with many of its lyrics taking stands against violence, war, and oppression. KMFDM normally tours at least once after every major release, and band members are known for their accessibility to and interaction with fans, both online and at concerts. Members, singly or working together and with other musicians, have recorded under many other names, primarily Watts' PIG, Konietzko's Excessive Force, and Esch and Schulz's Slick Idiot. KMFDM (Discogs): https://www.discogs.com/artist/11606-KMFDM KMFDM (Facebook): https://www.facebook.com/officialkmfdm KMFDM (MySpace): https://myspace.com/officialkmfdm KMFDM (Official Site): http://www.kmfdm.net KMFDM (Reddit): https://www.reddit.com/r/kmfdm KMFDM (SoundCloud): https://soundcloud.com/kmfdm_official KMFDM (Store): http://kmfdm.fulfillmentmerch.com KMFDM (Tumblr): https://www.tumblr.com/tagged/kmfdm KMFDM (Twitter): https://twitter.com/kmfdmofficial KMFDM (YouTube): https://www.youtube.com/user/officialkmfdm ---Current Members--- Sascha Konietzko – vocals, guitar, bass, programming, keyboards, synthesizer, percussion Lucia Cifarelli – vocals, keyboards Jules Hodgson – guitar, bass, keyboards Andy Selway – drums Steve White – guitar ---Former Members--- En Esch – vocals, drums, guitar, programming Raymond Watts – vocals, programming Günter Schulz – guitar, programming Mark Durante – guitar, steel guitar Tim Skold – vocals, guitar, bass, drums, programming Classic KMFDM Discography (1984-1999) ---Studio Albums--- 1984 - Opium 1986 - What Do You Know, Deutschland? 1988 - Don't Blow Your Top 1989 - UAIOE 1990 - Naïve 1992 - Money 1993 - Angst 1995 - Nihil 1996 - Xtort 1997 - Symbols 1999 - Adios ---Compilations--- 1986 - 84-86 (compilation) 1994 - Naïve/Hell to Go (remix) 1996 - Retro (compilation) 1998 - Agogo (compilation) ---Singles--- 1988 - Kickin' Ass 1988 - Don't Blow Your Top 1988 - More & Faster 1989 - Virus 1990 - Godlike 1991 - Naïve + The Days of Swine and Roses (split with My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult) 1991 - Split 1992 - Vogue 1992 - Money 1992 - Help Us/Save Us/Take Us Away 1992 - Sucks 1993 - A Drug Against War 1994 - Light 1994 - Glory 1995 - Juke Joint Jezebel 1995 - Juke Joint Jezebel (The Moroder Mixes) 1995 - Brute 1995 - Trust 1995 - Year of the Pig 1996 - Power 1996 - Rules 1997 - Anarchy 1998 - MDFMK ---Side Projects/Collaborations--- 1991 - Excessive Force - Conquer Your House 1992 - Excessive Force - Conquer Your World 1992 - En Esch - Cheesy 1993 - Excessive Force - Blizkrieg 1994 - Excessive Force - Gentle Death 1994 - KMFDM vs. PIG - Sin Sex & Salvation ---Modern KMFDM Discography (2002-present) ---Studio Albums--- 2002 - Attak 2003 - WWIII 2005 - Hau Ruck 2007 - Tohuvabohu 2009 - Blitz 2011 - WTF?! 2013 - Kunst 2014 - Our Time Will Come ---Compilations--- 2002 - Strum & Drang Tour Live (live) 2004 - WWIII Live 2003 (live) 2006 - Ruck Zuck (remix) 2008 - Brimborium (remix) 2008 - Extra Vol. 1 (compilation) 2008 - Extra Vol. 2 (compilation) 2008 - Extra Vol. 3 (compilation) 2009 - Krieg (remix) 2010 - Würst (compilation) 2010 - Greatest Shit (compilation) 2014 - We Are KMFDM (live) ---Singles--- 2002 - Boots 2010 - Day of Light 2010 - Godlike 2010 2010 - Light 2010 2011 - Krank 2011 - Amnesia 2014 - Salvation ---Side Projects/Collaborations--- 2000 - MDFMK - MDFMK 2001 - Schweinstein - Schweinstein 2001 - Slick Idiot - DickNity 2002 - Schweinstein - Son of Schweinstein 2003 - Slick Idiot - ReDickUlous 2004 - Slick Idiot - Screwtinized 2004 - Lucia - From the Land of Volcanoes 2006 - Slick Idiot - xSCREWciating 2006 - KGC - Dirty Bomb 2009 - Slick Idiot - Sucksess 2009 - Skold vs. KMFDM - Skold vs. KMFDM 2011 - OK●ZTEIN●OK - PROLET●KULT 2014 - En Esch - SPÄNK Read more on Last.fm. 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