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Martial industrial
Martial Industrial, also known as martial music, is a music genre originating in late 20th century Europe. It often borrows musically from classical music, neofolk, neoclassical, traditional European marches and from elements of industrial and dark ambient. The genre name military pop was coined by the Austrian musician Gerhard Petak, founder of Allerseelen, to describe the direction his music was going at the time, leaning away from an ambient sound into something more militaristic. It has since been used by other artists such as Dernière Volonté to describe their musical sound. This term is often used in place of Martial Industrial. Themes range from pounding, percussive soundtrack-like music to rally-worthy dark parade music to cabaret appropriate sexually-charged carnal declarations to mournful marches. Essentially, anything that could be made with traditional European martial instrumentation relating to the artists within this genre could be considered a part of this musical movement. Martial Industrial fans range from people very politically active to cultural admirers to uniform fetishists. Due to use of European uniforms, this is sometimes misunderstood as being a means of expression of a single, unified political tendency by Antifa, groups such as the Anti-Defamation League and sometimes local news agencies, though artists in this genre range from the left (such as Militia and Test Dept.) to the right (such as Von Thronstahl) to completely apolitical.

Artists belong to the genre

A Challenge Of Honour

Country: Holandia / Holland / Date of establishing : 2000

Blood Axis

Country: USA / Date of establishing : 1989

Burma Project

Country: Poland / Date of establishing : 2007

Cold Fusion

Country: Polska / Poland / Date of establishing : 2002


Country: Polska / Poland / Date of establishing : 2004

Paranoia Inducta

Country: Polska / Poland / Date of establishing : 2003-04


Country: Luksemburg / Luxemburg / Date of establishing : 2005


Country: Niemcy / Germany / Date of establishing : 2004