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KMFDM's Sascha Konietzko on Kill Mother F*cking Depeche Mode and how it came about

KMFDM (originally Kein Mehrheit Für Die Mitleid) started as a performance-art one-off in 1984 that evolved into an ongoing endeavor. Founding member Sascha Konietzko was joined by drummer and vocalist En Esch, who formed the core of the band until its temporary split in 1999. With various collaborators, KMFDM developed its signature melding of electronic industrial music and hard rock, which has often been imitated but seldom equaled.

See also: - KMFDM at Summit Music Hall, 3/27/13 - Photos: KMFDM at Summit Music Hall, 8/10/11 - After more than twenty years, KMFDM still gets the last laugh

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Tom Murphy is a writer, visual artist and musician from Aurora, Colorado. He was a prolific music writer for Westword and a documenter of the Denver music scene.