:Wumpscut: Biography

:wumpscut: is a German electronic music project formed in 1989 by Rudy Ratzinger. The project is known for its dark and aggressive sound, characterized by heavy basslines, intricate beats, and provocative lyrics.

:wumpscut:'s music is often described as a mixture of industrial, EBM, and techno, and has been praised for its originality and intensity. The project's live performances are known for their elaborate lighting displays and provocative imagery.
:wumpscut:'s lyrics often address dark and controversial themes such as death, violence, and politics. Despite this, the project has a dedicated following in Germany and around the world, and its albums and concerts are consistently well-received.

:wumpscut:'s first album, "Music for a Slaughtering Tribe," was released in 1991 and was a hit in the German electronic music scene, gaining widespread attention and praise. The project has since released several more albums, each of which has been met with critical acclaim. Its most recent album, "Schädelbasis," was released in 2020.
In addition to its musical achievements, :wumpscut: is known for its innovative approach to electronic music, and its willingness to push the boundaries of the genre. The project's music continues to inspire and captivate fans around the world, and it remains one of the most important and influential acts in t


il Cabaret del Diavolo (Since 2005) was created for one reason, to bring together a mix of EBM Electronic Body Music and OldSchool Industrial of the 80's & 90's. But we play many others too of course such as SynthPop, DarkWave, Aggrotech, New Beat and Elektronische Musik. Long Live EBM!