Sascha Konietzko
German musician
Sascha Konietzko
Sascha Konietzko, also known as Sascha K and Käpt'n K, is a German musician and producer. He is the founder, frontman, and "anchor" of industrial rock band KMFDM. Konietzko jokingly purports himself to be the father of industrial rock. Keyboard Magazine wrote of him, "You won't find a more imaginative or effective keyboardist on the hard-core scene."
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Sasha Grey, de la pornografie la mainstream - Evenimentul Zilei
Google News - over 5 years
Acest al doilea nume a fost inspirat de Sascha Konietzko, membru al trupei de muzică industrială KMFDM şi după romanul "Portretul lui Dorian Gray", al lui Oscar Wilde. A fost foarte apreciată încă de la început pentru prestaţiile sale şi a câştigat
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KMFDM touring in support of their 17th album (dates) - Brooklyn Vegan
Google News - over 5 years
KMFDM's current lineup is Sascha Konietzko, William Wilson, Lucia Cifarelli (vocals, keyboards), Jules Hodgson (guitars), Andy Selway (drums) and Steve White (guitars). If you can't make it to Irving, then you'll be able to listen to the show
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The Big Gigs for week of 8/12 - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
Riemenschneider One of the original bands on the Wax Trax! label alongside Meat Beat Manifesto and Front 242, German industrial engineers KMFDM have maintained a cult following under the leadership of Sascha Konietzko and have a new record to show for
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KMFDM to Perform Free Show Tonight at The Clubhouse in Tempe - Phoenix New Times (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
... for their 1995 song "Juke Joint Jezebel," which was featured on the Bad Boys and Mortal Kombat soundtracks, KMFDM reformed with a new lineup in 2002 thanks to "public demand," according to band leader and multi-instrumentalist Sascha Konietzko
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KMFDM: North American Tour - JamBase
Google News - over 5 years
KMFDM, the legendary German electro-industrial outfit helmed by Sascha Konietzko, embark on their first North American tour since the April release of WTF?! on Metropolis Records. William Wilson of Legion Within is performing with the current KMFDM
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Sinners Day 2011 met Diamanda Galas, The Mission, Visage, Karl Bartos KMFDM - Sterrennieuws
Google News - over 5 years
De band werd in 1984 opgericht door Duitser Sascha Konietzko en ademt vooral industrial uit. KMFDM verkocht alleen al in de Verenigde Staten meer dan 2.000.000 albums. Voor de 3de editie van Sinner's Day keren de organisatoren terug naar het principe
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Sasha Grey, la actriz porno de Saints Row: The Third - Univisión
Google News - over 5 years
Sasha es su nombre artístico y fue tomado en honor a Sascha Konietzko del grupo de rock industrial francés, KMFDM3. Ella formará parte del elenco de Saints Row: The Third junto a Hulk Hogan. Hulk Hogan tendrá el papel de un luchador que ha sido
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LISTEN: INDESTRUCTIBLE NOISE COMMAND - The Good Bones Stay Down (KMFDM ... - Kik Axe Music and Entertainment
Google News - over 5 years
INDESTRUCTIBLE NOISE COMMAND recently teamed up with Sascha Konietzko of KMFDM for the Stripper Pole Remix of The Good Bones Stay Down, the original version of which will appear on the band's forthcoming album HEAVEN SENT... HELLBOUND
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INDESTRUCTIBLE NOISE COMMAND (INC) and KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko Team Up - Altsounds.com
Google News - over 5 years
Connecticut/New York thrash metal group INDESTRUCTIBLE NOISE COMMAND and KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko recently teamed up to remix and release the Stripper Pole Remix of 'The Good Bones Stay Down'. The original track can be found on the band's upcoming
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State health department taps local artist for campaign - Pensacola News Journal
Google News - over 5 years
The eclectic, passionate tones of Pence's art reflect his musical inspirations such as David Bowie, Johnny Rotten and Sascha Konietzko. Pence has been a working professional in the graphic design field since he was 17 years old
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Sasha Grey: Out of the blue and into bed with Hollywood - The Independent
Google News - almost 6 years
Instead, she went with a combination of German industrial musician Sascha Konietzko and Oscar Wilde's The Picture of Dorian Gray, with a hint of "shades of grey" from Alfred Kinsey's scale of sexual orientation. It was a choice, however,
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Plan on placing new KMFDM release on repeat - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Google News - almost 6 years
While their members have frequently changed, save for the band's founder/singer/songwriter Sascha Konietzko, their overall sound and message has remained intact. They consistently rail against tyrannical governments and oppressive religions,
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The Nation; The Stresses of Youth, The Strains of Its Music
NYTimes - almost 18 years
THE killing spree by two young fans of computerized gladiator matches and gut-wrenching industrial rock last week in Littleton, Colo., was a calamity measured in lives lost and damaged. But the tragedy at Columbine High School also marked yet another battle over the meanings and effects of youth culture. News analysts have dwelled on the ominous
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TERROR IN LITTLETON: THE INFLUENCES; Goth Genres, Fringe Rock And Germany
NYTimes - almost 18 years
Like generations of teen-age misfits and outcasts before them, the post-pubescent gunmen in the Colorado school shootings apparently found comfort in the words of the darker bards of their age -- in this case in the depressive, anarchic, nihilistic and suicidal musings of the disparate strands of fringe rock music genres known as Goth and
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POP REVIEW; Bang the Pipe Loudly
NYTimes - about 19 years
In the evolution of electronic music, KMFDM is Cro-Magnon man: a creature bridging the gap between the primal goo and the present. Industrial music, with its brute esthetic and vein-popping operatic ambitions, is not much invoked by those techno and ambient performers now driving pop in headier directions. But KMFDM's performance at Roseland on
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Review/Rock; Heavy Metal, With an Emphasis on Heavy
NYTimes - over 22 years
A little guitar goes a long way. When the right chord is played with the right amount of distortion at the right time, a passionless song can transform into a rousing anthem. On Tuesday night at Limelight, Sister Machine Gun, Chemlab and KMFDM -- three bands known for their hard-edged electronic, or industrial, dance music -- added life to their
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 2005
    Age 43
    Konietzko and Lucia Cifarelli married in 2005.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1991
    Age 29
    Sascha Konietzko lived in the United States from 1991 to 2007, dividing his time among Chicago, New York City, and Seattle before moving back to his hometown of Hamburg, Germany.
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  • 1984
    Age 22
    Konietzko is best known for his role as frontman of KMFDM. Having founded the group as a performance art project in 1984, he is the only member of KMFDM to appear on every release, and the only founding member still in the band.
    More Details Hide Details His main instruments are keyboards and drums, although he is also proficient at playing guitar and bass guitar. Konietzko has formed a number of side-projects: He has re-mixed acts including: Metallica, Megadeth, White Zombie, Rammstein, Love & Rockets, Kittie, Die Krupps, Flotsam & Jetsam, Living Colour, Mindless Self Indulgence, Combichrist, Young Gods, and Pig.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1961
    Born
    Born on June 21, 1961.
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