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Dark electro
Dark electro is a genre of electronic music, developed in the mid-1990s in central Europe. The term describes groups such as yelworC and Placebo Effect, and was first used in December 1992 with the album announcement of Brainstorming, yelworC's debut. The style was inspired by the electro-industrial of The Klinik and Skinny Puppy. Compositions included horror soundscapes, and grunts or distorted vocals. YelworC were a music group from Munich, formed in 1988. They laid the foundations of the dark electro movement in the early 1990s, and were the first artist on the German label Celtic Circle Productions. In subsequent years, dark electro was displaced by techno-influenced styles such as aggrotech and futurepop. Grendel revived the style with their song "Zombie Nation." Other groups to practice the style included Trial, Evil's Toy, GGFH (Disease) and Ice Ages.

Artists belong to the genre

[:SITD:]

Country: Niemcy / Germany / Date of establishing : 1996

[X]-Rx

Country: Niemcy / Germany / Date of establishing : 2006

00tz 00tz

Country: USA / Date of establishing : 2008

A7ie

Country: Francja / France / Date of establishing : 2002

Acretongue

Country: RPA/South African / Date of establishing : 2002

Acylum

Country: Niemcy / Germany / Date of establishing : 2004

Ad Inferna

Country: Francja / France / Date of establishing : 2000

Adam Kult

Country: Włochy / Italy / Date of establishing : 2004

Aesthetic Perfection

Country: USA / Date of establishing : 2000

Agonoize

Country: Niemcy / Germany / Date of establishing : 2003

Aktive.Hate

Country: Portugalia / Portugal / Date of establishing : 2007

Alien Vampires

Country: Włochy / Italy / Date of establishing : 1998

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