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Einstürzende Neubauten

Einstürzende Neubauten (German pronunciation: [ˈaɪnˌʃtʏɐtsəndə ˈnɔʏˌbaʊtən], "Collapsing New-Buildings") is a German industrial band, originally from West Berlin, formed in 1980. The group currently comprises Blixa Bargeld (lead vocals, guitar, keyboard), Alexander Hacke (bass, guitar, vocals), N.U. Unruh (custom-made instruments, percussion, vocals), Jochen Arbeit (guitar and vocals), and Rudolf Moser (custom-built instruments, percussion, and vocals).

One of their trademarks is the use of custom-built instruments, predominantly made out of scrap metal and building tools, and noises, in addition to standard musical instruments.

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On April 1, 1980, Einstürzende Neubauten made their first appearance in the Moon Club in Berlin.

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Reply Lynn Serafinn1449 days ago

Been a fan since mid 80s when I lived in Arizona. Finally got to see them live in London a few years ago. They were incredible. Blixa is SUCH a good front man. The stage looked like a junk pile, but it made the MOST beautiful sounds. Sheer genius.

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