Kreator is a Thrash Metal band hailing from Essen, Germany. Originally formed in 1982 as Tormentor, the band underwent a name change in 1984 after the departure of singer Manfred Rehberg. Led by Jürgen "Ventor" Reil on drums and Miland "Mille" Petrozza on vocals and guitar, Kreator has become one of the most influential bands in the genre.

With their current line-up consisting of talented musicians such as Marco Minnemann on live drums, Sami Yli-Sirniö on guitar, and Frédéric Leclercq on bass, Kreator continues to deliver powerful performances that captivate audiences worldwide.

Throughout their career, Kreator has seen several changes in their lineup with notable past members including Roberto "Rob" Fioretti and Andreas Herz on bass, Christian "Speesy" Giesler on bass for an impressive 25 years from 1994 to 2019, Joe Cangelosi on drums from 1994 to 1996, Thomas "Tommy" Vetterli on guitar from 1996 to 2001, Frank "Blackfire" Gosdzik on guitar from 1989 to 1996, Jörg "Tritze" Trzebiatowski on guitar from 1986 to 1989, and Michael Wulf who sadly passed away in 1986.


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