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Kreator

Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1984
Genre:
Thrash Metal
Lyrical themes:
Death, Evil, Politics, War, Anti-fascism, Human/Animal liberation, Rebellion
Current label:
Nuclear Blast
Years active:
1982 (as Metal Militia), 1982 (as Tyrant), 1982-1984 (as Tormentor), 1984-present
The band was called Tormentor in the old days (1982-1984). Both demos were released under that name. The first lineup was Mille, Rob, and Ventor. A few guitarists were tried before Jörg Tritze joined after the Flag of Hate EP. Michael Wulf was in the band for a few days, and didn't play on Pleasure to Kill, despite his getting credit.

With Tritze the band started their first tour ever (before ...
Current
Ventor Drums (1984-1994, 1996-present), Vocals (1984-1986)
See also: ex-Tormentor, ex-Ninnghizhidda
Mille Petrozza Vocals, Guitars (1984-present)
See also: ex-Tormentor, ex-Voodoocult
Christian "Speesy" Giesler Bass (1995-present)
See also: ex-Darkness
Sami Yli-Sirniö Guitars (2001-present)
See also: Barren Earth, Waltari, ex-Kyyria, ex-Brainwash, ex-In Rags
Past
Rob Bass (1984-1992)
See also: ex-Tormentor
Tritze Guitars (1986-1989)
Wulf Guitars (1986)
(R.I.P. 1993) See also: ex-Sodom
Frank Blackfire Guitars (1989-1996)
See also: Assassin, Frank Blackfire, ex-Mystic, ex-Sodom, ex-Wortmord, ex-Widia
Andreas Herz Bass (1992-1995)
See also: ex-Slasher, In Rags, ex-Flaming Anger
Joe Cangelosi Drums (1994-1996)
See also: ex-Cerebral Hemorrhage, ex-Death Corps, Brooklyn Militia, Eliminate, ex-Whiplash, ex-Massacre, ex-Moondog
Tommy Vetterli Guitars (1996-2001)
See also: 69 Chambers, Coroner, ex-Clockwork
Past (Live)
Bogusz Rutkiewicz Bass (1988)
See also: Turbo, ex-Gotham, ex-Doctrine X, ex-SIR.SAW
Markus Freiwald Drums (1999)
See also: Everflow, Sodom, ex-Despair, ex-Voodoocult, ex-Lacuna Coil (live), ex-Rotting Christ (live), ex-Rumble Militia (live), ex-Flaming Anger
Marco Minnemann Drums (2009-2010)
See also: Aeonsgate, Painstyle, Vindictiv, Waken Eyes, ex-Ephel Duath, ex-Marco Ferrigno, Mike Keneally Band, Steven Wilson, The Aristocrats, Joe Satriani (live), ex-Nathan Frost, ex-Illogicist, ex-Necrophagist
Ventor Drums (1984-1994, 1996-present), Vocals (1984-1986)
See also: ex-Tormentor, ex-Ninnghizhidda
Mille Petrozza Vocals, Guitars (1984-present)
See also: ex-Tormentor, ex-Voodoocult
Christian "Speesy" Giesler Bass (1995-present)
See also: ex-Darkness
Sami Yli-Sirniö Guitars (2001-present)
See also: Barren Earth, Waltari, ex-Kyyria, ex-Brainwash, ex-In Rags
Rob Bass (1984-1992)
See also: ex-Tormentor
Tritze Guitars (1986-1989)
Wulf Guitars (1986)
(R.I.P. 1993) See also: ex-Sodom
Frank Blackfire Guitars (1989-1996)
See also: Assassin, Frank Blackfire, ex-Mystic, ex-Sodom, ex-Wortmord, ex-Widia
Andreas Herz Bass (1992-1995)
See also: ex-Slasher, In Rags, ex-Flaming Anger
Joe Cangelosi Drums (1994-1996)
See also: ex-Cerebral Hemorrhage, ex-Death Corps, Brooklyn Militia, Eliminate, ex-Whiplash, ex-Massacre, ex-Moondog
Tommy Vetterli Guitars (1996-2001)
See also: 69 Chambers, Coroner, ex-Clockwork
Past
Bogusz Rutkiewicz Bass (1988)
See also: Turbo, ex-Gotham, ex-Doctrine X, ex-SIR.SAW
Markus Freiwald Drums (1999)
See also: Everflow, Sodom, ex-Despair, ex-Voodoocult, ex-Lacuna Coil (live), ex-Rotting Christ (live), ex-Rumble Militia (live), ex-Flaming Anger
Marco Minnemann Drums (2009-2010)
See also: Aeonsgate, Painstyle, Vindictiv, Waken Eyes, ex-Ephel Duath, ex-Marco Ferrigno, Mike Keneally Band, Steven Wilson, The Aristocrats, Joe Satriani (live), ex-Nathan Frost, ex-Illogicist, ex-Necrophagist
Added by: SomberOracle Modified by: gothic_metal
Added on: 2002-07-17 22:26:36 Last modified on: 2016-12-09 22:31:29