Profile:
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)
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Albums

none Die Krupps - C70 Original Cosmic *Tape* album art Daniele Baldelli Für Einen Augenblick Daniele Baldelli - C70 Original Cosmic *Tape*(Cass, Mixed, Unofficial) Not On Label (Cosmic Disco) none Italy 1982 Sell This Version
Die Krupps - Tonwellen 1970 - 1990 (2 Decades Of German Progressive Music) album art Various Wahre Arbeit - Radio Version Various - Tonwellen 1970 - 1990 (2 Decades Of German Progressive Music) (Comp) Ausfahrt Germany 1990 Sell This Version
Die Krupps - The Tyranny Of The Beat - Original Soundtracks From The Grey Area album art Various Wahre Arbeit, Wahrer Lohn Various - The Tyranny Of The Beat - Original Soundtracks From The Grey Area (Comp) The Grey Area US 1991 Sell This Version
CRN 1093 Die Krupps - Concrete Music Bloc Volume III October 1993 album art Various Enter Sandman Various - Concrete Music Bloc Volume III October 1993(Cass, Promo, Smplr) Concrete Planet CRN 1093 US 1993 Sell This Version
BORPR04 Die Krupps - Utländskt album art Various Isolation Various - Utländskt(CD, Promo) Border Music BORPR04 Sweden 1995 Sell This Version
none Die Krupps - September '95 album art Various Language Of Reality (Clarlie Clause's NIN Remix) Various - September '95(CD, Promo) Modern Tracks none US 1995 Sell This Version
none Die Krupps - I Hear Ya! Summer 1995 - The Caroline Distribution CD Sampler #9 album art Various Bloodsuckers Various - I Hear Ya! Summer 1995 - The Caroline Distribution CD Sampler #9(CD, Promo, Smplr) Caroline Distribution none US 1995 Sell This Version
80093 Die Krupps - I Hear Ya! Spring 1996: The Caroline Distribution CD Sampler 13 album art Various Isolation Various - I Hear Ya! Spring 1996: The Caroline Distribution CD Sampler 13(CD, Promo, Smplr) Caroline Distribution 80093 US 1996 Sell This Version
Die Krupps - The Blackest Album - An Industrial Tribute To Metallica album art Various Battery (Re-Filtered By Filter Section) Various - The Blackest Album - An Industrial Tribute To Metallica (Comp) Cleopatra US 1998 Sell This Version
EFA 61602-2, ZS-107802 Die Krupps - Xtra Compilation album art Various Paradise Now Various - Xtra Compilation(CD, Album) Angelwings, Zoomshot Media Entertainment EFA 61602-2, ZS-107802 Germany 1998 Sell This Version
none Die Krupps - Radio Force 09 album art Various Battery (Re-Filtered By Filter Section) Various - Radio Force 09(CD, Enh, Smplr) Hard Force none France 1998 Sell This Version
Die Krupps - We Will Follow (A Tribute To U2) album art Various Numb Various - We Will Follow (A Tribute To U2) (Album, Comp) Cleopatra UK 1999 Sell This Version
4327-2 Die Krupps - Piggy: A Tribute To Nine Inch Nails album art Various The Perfect Drug Various - Piggy: A Tribute To Nine Inch Nails(CD, Album) Tributized 4327-2 US 2004 Sell This Version
ELGCD0037 Die Krupps - Elegy Sampler 37 album art Various Fuer Einen Augenblick (Live Inédit) Various - Elegy Sampler 37(CD, Smplr) Elegy ELGCD0037 France 2005 Sell This Version
none Die Krupps - Dark Summer 2006 • 2 album art Various Wahre Arbeit Wahrer Lohn Various - Dark Summer 2006 • 2(CD, Enh, Smplr) Zillo none Germany 2006 Sell This Version
DSICD0043 Die Krupps - CD Side 43 album art Various High Tech / Low Life (New Version) Various - CD Side 43(CD, Smplr) D-Side DSICD0043 France 2007 Sell This Version

Compilations

Die Krupps - Herz Schritt Macher album art Various Wahre Arbeit, Wahrer Lohn Various - Herz Schritt Macher (Comp) WEA Germany 1982 Sell This Version
none Die Krupps - Münchner Rocktage 1982 album art Various Wahre Arbeit, Wahrer Lohn (as Krupps) and 1 more… Various - Münchner Rocktage 1982(Cass, Comp, Unofficial, C70) Not On Label none Germany 1982 Sell This Version
240141-1 Die Krupps - New German Rock album art Various Wahre Arbeit, Wahrer Lohn and 1 more… Various - New German Rock(LP, Comp) WEA 240141-1 Greece 1982 Sell This Version
BURO 1 Die Krupps - Deutschland: A Compilation Of "New" German Music album art Various Wahre Arbeit, Wahrer Lohn Various - Deutschland: A Compilation Of "New" German Music(LP, Comp) Cachalot Records, Das Büro BURO 1 US 1982 Sell This Version
79 A Various The Machineries Of Joy Various - 79 A Progressive October 1989(Umatic, Comp, Promo) Telegenics 79 A US 1989 Sell This Version
Die Krupps - Herzschrittmacher - Folge II album art Various Wahre Arbeit, Wahrer Lohn Various - Herzschrittmacher - Folge II (Comp) WEA, WEA Musik GmbH Germany 1991 Sell This Version
Die Krupps - Techno House Vol. 2 album art Various Germaniac 2001 (Analogical Climax) Various - Techno House Vol. 2 (Comp) Ariola, Ariola Germany 1991 Sell This Version
Die Krupps - The Official Techno Club Compilation Volume Two album art Various Gladiators (Unreleased Remix) Various - The Official Techno Club Compilation Volume Two (Comp) New Zone Germany 1991 Sell This Version
CDWEA1 Die Krupps - Mute/Tonal Evidence 4 album art Various Germaniac (No-Human-Contact Mix) Various - Mute/Tonal Evidence 4(CD, Comp, Ltd, Promo) Mute CDWEA1 US 1991 Sell This Version