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Despair

Country of origin:
Germany
Location:
Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1986
Genre:
Technical Thrash/Speed Metal
Lyrical themes:
Deception, Decadence, Personal struggles
Current label:
Century Media Records
Years active:
1986-1993, 2017-present
The band formed in 1986 with vocalist Robert Kampf, although the group swapped Kampf shortly after the release of the their first full-length History of Hate for new vocalist Andreas Henschel in 1988 as the former became head of record label Century Media. In addition, the band was the first European signing that took place at Century Media.

In fact, Waldemar Sorychta was Despair's producer, ...
Current
Waldemar Sorychta Guitars (1986-1993, 2017-present)
See also: Enemy of the Sun, ex-Grip Inc., ex-Eyes of Eden, Dortmunder Jungs, ex-Overkill (live), ex-Therion (live), ex-Voodoocult
Markus Freiwald Drums (1987-1993, 2017-present)
See also: Everflow, Sodom, ex-Voodoocult, ex-Kreator (live), ex-Lacuna Coil (live), ex-Rotting Christ (live), ex-Rumble Militia (live), ex-Flaming Anger
Marius Ickert Bass (2017-present)
See also: In Weak Lights
Marc Grewe Vocals (2017-present)
See also: Insidious Disease, ex-Action Jackson, ex-Power of Expression, ex-Morgoth, ex-Suicide by Cop
Past
Klaus Pachura Bass (1986-1993)
See also: ex-Dark Millennium
Thomas "Donald" König Drums (1986-1987)
Marek Greschek (R.I.P. 2013) Guitars (1986-1993)
Robert Kampf Vocals (1986-1989)
Andreas Henschel Vocals (1989-1993)
See also: ex-Apostasy
Waldemar Sorychta Guitars (1986-1993, 2017-present)
See also: Enemy of the Sun, ex-Grip Inc., ex-Eyes of Eden, Dortmunder Jungs, ex-Overkill (live), ex-Therion (live), ex-Voodoocult
Markus Freiwald Drums (1987-1993, 2017-present)
See also: Everflow, Sodom, ex-Voodoocult, ex-Kreator (live), ex-Lacuna Coil (live), ex-Rotting Christ (live), ex-Rumble Militia (live), ex-Flaming Anger
Marius Ickert Bass (2017-present)
See also: In Weak Lights
Marc Grewe Vocals (2017-present)
See also: Insidious Disease, ex-Action Jackson, ex-Power of Expression, ex-Morgoth, ex-Suicide by Cop
Klaus Pachura Bass (1986-1993)
See also: ex-Dark Millennium
Thomas "Donald" König Drums (1986-1987)
Marek Greschek (R.I.P. 2013) Guitars (1986-1993)
Robert Kampf Vocals (1986-1989)
Andreas Henschel Vocals (1989-1993)
See also: ex-Apostasy
Added by: Stormrider Modified by: Viral
Added on: 2002-08-15 06:59:16 Last modified on: 2017-09-21 19:48:36