Apoptygma Berzerk

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Apoptygma Berzerk
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Apoptygma Berzerk performing in Leipzig in 2004.
Background information
Also known asAPB, APOP
OriginNorway
GenresAlternative rock
Futurepop
Electronica
Synthpop
Years active1989 – present
LabelsTatra Productions
Gun Records
Metropolis Records
Websitehttp://theapboffice.com
MembersStephan Groth
Geir Bratland
Fredrik Brarud
Angel Stengel
Anders Odden
Past membersJon Erik Martensen
Per Aksel Lundgreen

Apoptygma Berzerk is a Norwegian musical group. They have achieved success with a brand of upbeat and danceable synthpop, winning awards and top-10 spots in Germany and Scandinavia. Apoptygma Berzerk (abbreviated to APB or APOP) has toured Europe, North America, South America and Israel with bands such as VNV Nation, Beborn Beton and Unheilig.

Members[change | change source]

Stephan Groth (Wave-Gotik-Treffen 2014)
  • Stephan Groth (Grothesk) - front-man and original member, largely responsible for the "APB sound"
  • Geir Bratland - Keyboard
  • Fredrik Brarud - Drums
  • Audun Stengel (Angel) - Guitar
  • Anders Odden - Guitar (rejoined the band late 2003 after having left it some years before to pursue his own musical projects)
  • Jon Erik Martensen - former member 1989-90s & co-writer of some of Harmonizer
  • Per Aksel Lundgreen - former member and live keyboardist 1991-1994 & co-writer of "Wrack'em To Pieces" and "Electronic Warfare". Also responsible for the bands booking and promotion from 1991-1994.

Discography[change | change source]

Full-length studio albums and EPs[change | change source]

  • The 2nd Manifesto [EP] (1992)
  • Soli Deo Gloria (1993)
  • 7 (1996)
  • Mourn [EP] (1997)
  • The Apopcalyptic Manifesto (1998)
  • Welcome to Earth (2000)
  • Harmonizer (2002)
  • 7 (Remastered) (2002)
  • Soli Deo Gloria (Remastered) (2002)
  • The Singles Collection (2003)
  • Unicorn [EP] (2004)
  • You and Me Against the World (2005)
  • Black EP (2006)
  • Sonic Diary (2006)
  • Soli Deo Gloria (Deluxe Edition) (2007)
  • 7 (Deluxe Edition) (2007)
  • The Singles Collection (Deluxe Edition) (2007)
  • Welcome to Earth (Deluxe Edition) (2007)
  • Harmonizer (Deluxe Edition) (2007)
  • Unicorn & The Harmonizer DVD (Deluxe Edition) (2007)
  • Rocket Science (2008)
  • Black EP Vol. 2 (2011)
  • Stop Feeding the Beast (2014)
  • Videodrome (2015)
  • Xenogenesis (2016)
  • Exit Popularity Contest (2016)
  • SDGXXV (2019)

Live albums[change | change source]

  • APBL98 (1999)
  • APBL2000 (2001)
  • APBL2000 (Deluxe Edition) (2007)
  • APBL2009 Imagine There’s No Lennon (Live-CD and DVD) (2010)

Singles[change | change source]

  • Ashes to Ashes 12" (1991)
  • Bitch (1993)
  • Deep Red (1994)
  • Non Stop Violence (1995)
  • Paranoia (1998)
  • Eclipse (1999)
  • Kathy's Song (2000)
  • Kathy's Song 12" I. (2000)
  • Kathy's Song 12" II. (2000)
  • Until the End of the World I. (2002)
  • Until the End of the World II. (2002)
  • Until the End of the World Vinyl (2002)
  • Suffer in Silence (2002)
  • Suffer in Silence Trance Remixes (2002)
  • Suffer in Silence 12" (2002)
  • In This Together (2005)
  • Shine On (2006)
  • Love to Blame (2006)
  • Cambodia (2006)
  • Green Queen (2008)
  • Apollo (Live on Your TV) (2009)
  • Major Tom (2013)
  • Deep Red 7" (2019)

DVDs and VHS[change | change source]

  • APBL2000 (2001)
  • The Harmonizer DVD (2004)
  • Imagine There`s no Lennon DVD (2010)

Other websites[change | change source]