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Encyclopedia > Sascha Konietzko
Sascha Konietzko
Käpt'n K in concert, 2005
Käpt'n K in concert, 2005
Background information
Birth name Sascha Konietzko
Also known as Sascha K, Käpt'n K
Born June 21st, 1961
Origin Hamburg, Germany
Genre(s) Industrial Rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instrument(s) Vocals,Synthesizers, Drums, Bass and Guitar
Years active 1984 - present
Label(s) Wax Trax!, Metropolis Records, KMFDM Records, Universal Records
Associated
acts
KMFDM, MDFMK, Excessive Force, Schwein, KGC

Sascha Konietzko (born June 21, 1961 in Hamburg, Germany), also known as Sascha K and Käpt'n K, is the frontman of the industrial music band KMFDM, having founded the group in 1984. He is the only member of KMFDM to appear on every album. He has formed a number of side-projects, such as Excessive Force in 1990, MDFMK in 1999 with Lucia Cifarelli and Tim Skold, and Schwein in 2000. Konietzko and Cifarelli married in 2005. Image File history File links Sascha. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Hamburg from above Hamburgs motto: May the posterity endeavour with dignity to conserve the freedom, which the forefathers acquired. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... A music genre is a category (or genre) of pieces of music that share a certain style or basic musical language (van der Merwe 1989, p. ... Industrial rock is a musical genre which is a fusion of industrial music and rock music. ... A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified with the purpose of making music. ... The term synthesiser is also used to mean frequency synthesiser, an electronic system found in communications. ... For other kinds of drums, see drum (disambiguation). ... Martin EB18 Bass Guitar in flight case. ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Wax Trax! Records was a record label in the United States. ... Metropolis Records is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania based record label, distributor, and mail-order store specializing in the industrial, EBM, synthpop, futurepop, darkwave, and gothic musical genres. ... Universal Records is an American record label owned by Universal Music Group. ... KMFDM is an industrial rock band and the brainchild of founding member Sascha Konietzko. ... MDFMK was formed by two members of KMFDM, Sascha Konietzko and Tim Skold, following a brief break-up of KMFDM. Lucia Cifarelli of Drill rounded out the trio. ... Excessive Force is a musical side project started in 1991 by Sascha Konietzko of KMFDM and Buzz McCoy of My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult. ... Schwein is a music group consisting of members of KMFDM, P.I.G. and BUCK-TICK. Members Raymond Watts and Imai Hisashi, both having worked together with Schaft, were joined by Sakurai Atsushi of BUCK-TICK and Sascha Konietzko of KMFDM. In 2001 Schwein released an album, Schweinstein followed by... KGC is a musical collaboration between Sascha Konietzko and Lucia Cifarelli of KMFDM and Dean Garcia of Curve, formed in 2006. ... June 21 is the 172nd day of the year (173rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 193 days remaining. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Hamburg from above Hamburgs motto: May the posterity endeavour with dignity to conserve the freedom, which the forefathers acquired. ... Industrial music is a loose term for a number of different styles of electronic and experimental music. ... KMFDM is an industrial rock band and the brainchild of founding member Sascha Konietzko. ... Excessive Force is a musical side project started in 1991 by Sascha Konietzko of KMFDM and Buzz McCoy of My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult. ... MDFMK was formed by two members of KMFDM, Sascha Konietzko and Tim Skold, following a brief break-up of KMFDM. Lucia Cifarelli of Drill rounded out the trio. ... Lucia Cifarelli is currently a vocalist for the industrial music group KMFDM. She has previously been a member of the bands MDFMK and Drill. ... Tim Sköld (born Thim Sköld on December 14, 1966, in Skövde, Sweden) is a well known multi-instrumentalist and currently the bassist and studio guitarist of Marilyn Manson. ... Schwein is a music group consisting of members of KMFDM, P.I.G. and BUCK-TICK. Members Raymond Watts and Imai Hisashi, both having worked together with Schaft, were joined by Sakurai Atsushi of BUCK-TICK and Sascha Konietzko of KMFDM. In 2001 Schwein released an album, Schweinstein followed by...


He has resided in the United States since 1992, dividing his time between Chicago, NYC and Seattle. Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, City of the Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in Chicagoland and Illinois Coordinates: Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ...


In 2006, Konietzko and Cifarelli teamed up with Dean Garcia for the project KGC. Their first album Dirty Bomb was released on December 14, 2006. Curve was an English music group formed in 1991 chiefly around the collaboration of singer Toni Halliday and guitarist Dean Garcia. ... KGC is a musical collaboration between Sascha Konietzko and Lucia Cifarelli of KMFDM and Dean Garcia of Curve, formed in 2006. ...


Konietzko jokingly purports himself to be the father of industrial rock.


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