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Front 242 - 64% match to Laibach

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A duo of Patrick Codenys (16 November 1958, Brussels, Belgium; composition, computers, synthesizers, guitars, vocals) and Daniel Bressanutti (b. 27 August 1954, Brussels, Belgium; programming, samples), Front 242 earned their long-standing reputation within the industrial/avant garde community via a largely compelling series of experimental exercises in sound. Originally, Fr Read more

Skinny Puppy - 56% match to Laibach

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Industrial band Skinny Puppy, from Vancouver, Canada, are widely regarded as a forceful influence on the development of the genre in the late 80s, counting Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor among their loudest advocates. The principals behind the band are cEVIN Key (as this multi-instrumentalist prefers to call himself) and Nivek Ogre (Kevin Ogilvie), the band’s singer Read more

Ministry - 51% match to Laibach

Genres: Eclectic Electronic & Ambient Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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‘The difference between Ministry and other bands is that we sold out before we even started.’ Alain Jourgensen (7 October 1958, Havana, Cuba) began producing music under the Ministry name in the early 80s in Chicago, but was unhappy with the Euro-pop direction in which his record company (Arista Records) pushed him for 1983’s With Sympathy, later describing it Read more

KMFDM - 49% match to Laibach

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Nihilistic industrial band originally formed in Hamburg, Germany, but who later enjoyed cult success in the USA. The band’s name is an acronym of ‘Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid’, a piece of German wordplay translating as ‘No Pity For The Majority’. The band was formed in February 1984 by electronics expert Sascha Konietzko and painter and multi-med Read more

Rome - 48% match to Laibach

Genres: R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Jerome Woods, 5 March 1970, Benton Harbor, Michigan, USA. In a twist to the usual trajectory of the contemporary R&B singer, Rome released a platinum-selling debut album (including a memorable cover version of Bobby Womack’s ‘That’s The Way I Feel About Cha’ and the hit single ‘I Belong To You (Every Time I See Your Face)’) then moved to an Read more

Current 93 - 46% match to Laibach

Genres: Folk Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Current 93 - a name derived from the writings of Aleister Crowley is the brainchild of David Tibet (David Michael Bunting, 5 March 1960, Batu Gajah, Malaysia) with assistance from fellow English maverick Steve Stapleton (Nurse With Wound). Tibet launched the name in 1983 with Lashtal, an EP issued on the Belgian label, Laylah. The slow trance-like drum patterns, droning elec Read more

Cabaret Voltaire - 43% match to Laibach

Genres: Dance Eclectic Electronic & Ambient Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Soundtracks
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, in 1972, and named after a 1930s Dadaist collective based in Zurich, this experimental, innovative electronic outfit proved to be a huge influence on later, more commercially successful bands such as the Human League, Depeche Mode and New Order. By the late 80s they were also recognised as a pioneering force on the UK’s dance music Read more

Revolting Cocks - 42% match to Laibach

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The history of the US rock act Revolting Cocks goes back to the mid-80s when Al Jourgensen (also Ministry) met Belgians Richard 23 and Luc Van Acker in a Chicago pool hall. Their first single was ‘No Devotion’, which made the PMRC’s ‘Naughty 9’ list on account of its blasphemy. The British Home Secretary Douglas Hurd later tried to prevent them entering Read more

Nurse with Wound - 38% match to Laibach

Genres: Instrumental Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The late 70s saw the emergence of several UK bands that would influence a legion of industrial bands a decade later, acts such as Throbbing Gristle, Cabaret Voltaire, and countless lesser-known ones, including London’s Nurse With Wound. Like the aforementioned acts, Nurse With Wound contained elements of what would one day be dubbed industrial music, but they also incorpor Read more

Throbbing Gristle - 35% match to Laibach

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Evolving out of the Hull-based COUM Transmissions performance troupe, Throbbing Gristle was formed in London in September 1975 by Genesis P-Orridge (Neil Megson, 1950, England; vocals), Cosey Fanni Tutti (b. Christine Newby; guitar/cornet), Peter Christopherson (electronics) and Chris Carter (synthesizers). COUM’s Prostitution exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Read more

Killing Joke - 34% match to Laibach

Genres: Heavy Metal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Spoken Word
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This immensely powerful post-punk UK band made their name through the combination of a furious rhythm section with near-psychotic performances from Jaz Coleman (Jeremy Coleman, 26 February 1960, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England; vocals/keyboards). The band came about when Coleman, of Egyptian descent, was introduced to Paul Ferguson, then drumming for the Matt Stagger Ba Read more

Clan of Xymox - 32% match to Laibach

Genres: Pop / Rock
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This atmospheric electro-goth band was formed in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, in 1983. The unit’s name is taken from the English word zymotic (‘of fermentation’) - ‘It has no real significance’, according to leader and vocalist Ronny Moorings. Joined by his girlfriend Anke Wolbert on bass and Pieter Nooten on keyboards, Moorings recorded and mixed Clan Of Read more

Foetus - 31% match to Laibach

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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You’ve Got Foetus On Your Breath, Scraping Foetus Off The Wheel, Foetus Interruptus, Foetus Uber Alles, Foetus Inc - all these titles are actually the pseudonym of one person: Australian émigré J.G. Thirlwell (James George Thirwell, 29 January 1960, Melbourne, Australia), alias Jim Foetus and Clint Ruin. After moving to London, England, in 1978, he founded Read more

The Sisters Of Mercy - 30% match to Laibach

Genres: Eclectic Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
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Kraftwerk - 28% match to Laibach

Genres: Electronic & Ambient Jazz Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The word ‘unique’ is over-used in music, but Kraftwerk have a stronger claim than most to the tag. Ralf Hütter (20 August 1946, Krefeld, Germany; organ) and woodwind student Florian Schneider-Esleben (b. 7 April 1947, Düsseldorf, Germany; woodwind) met while they were studying improvised music in Düsseldorf, Germany. They drew on the influence of exp Read more

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