Bands/Musicians Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster

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List of Wax Trax! Records artists, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This Wax Trax! Records roster includes both past and present artists. Popular Wax Trax! Records bands and artists are all listed here with information such as what genre the bands fall under and what albums they're known for. If you're looking for any of these Wax Trax! Records band's full discographies then click on their name and you can find them here on Ranker. The artists and bands on this list might be pop, rap, rock, electronic or any other genre, but what they all have in common is that they were signed by Wax Trax! Records.

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1000 Homo DJs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial rock, Industrial music 1000 Homo DJs was a side project of industrial music band Ministry. It is best known for its cover of Black Sabbath's "Supernaut." The project was released through industrial label Wax ...more

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A Split-Second is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
A Split-Second Electronic body music, Electronic music, Industrial music A Split-Second is a Belgian electronic body music band. The duo — Marc Heyndrickx and Peter Bonne —were active from their debut in 1986 until they split up in 1991, and A Split-Second continued ...more

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Acid Horse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial rock, Industrial music Acid Horse was a one-off collaborative side project between two industrial music pioneers, Ministry and Cabaret Voltaire. Only one single, "No Name, No Slogan", was released in 1989 on ...more

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Ajax is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, Electronic dance music, Electronica Ajax is a New York-based band, led by female singer Arleen Mitchel. The outfit released the single "Mind the Gap" in 1989, on Wax Trax! Records. A full-length self-titled debut LP ...more

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Al Jourgensen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Thrash metal, Synthpop, New Wave Alejandro Ramírez "Al" Jourgensen, is a Cuban-American musician best known as the founder and frontman of the industrial metal band Ministry. He is sometimes credited as Alain ...more

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Autechre is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Hip hop music, Minimal techno, Electro Autechre are an English electronic music duo consisting of Rob Brown and Sean Booth, both from Rochdale, Greater Manchester. Formed in 1987, they are one of the most prominent acts signed to ...more

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Braindead Sound Machine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial rock, Industrial music Braindead Soundmachine were an industrial rock band and the brainchild of founding members Cole Coonce, Warren Croyle, and the late Ikky Shivers. Eschewing the industrial genre, they coined the ...more

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Chris & Cosey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic body music, Industrial music, Electronica Chris & Cosey, now performing as Carter Tutti, are a band formed in 1981, consisting of partners Chris Carter and Cosey Fanni Tutti, both previously members of industrial music pioneers ...more

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Clock DVA is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic body music, Electronic music, Industrial music Clock DVA are an industrial, post-punk and EBM group from Sheffield, England. The group was formed in 1978 by Adolphus "Adi" Newton and Steven "Judd" Turner. Along with ...more

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Controlled Bleeding is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial rock, Industrial music, Noise music Controlled Bleeding is a prolific experimental music group based in Massapequa, New York. The group was founded by Paul Lemos, the group's only consistent member. Most of Controlled Bleeding's ...more

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Cubanate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial metal, Industrial music, Heavy metal Cubanate is an industrial band from London, founded in 1992 by Marc Heal and Graham Rayner with Phil Barry and Steve Etheridge. The group became well known for its early fusion of distorted ...more

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Cyber-Tec Project is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial music C-Tec was a band originally formed as a side project in 1995 by Jean-Luc De Meyer, Jonathan Sharp, and Ged Denton as The Cyber-Tec Project. The name was taken from Cyber-Tec Records, who ...more

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Cyberaktif is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial music Tenebrae Vision is the only album of Canadian industrial band Cyberaktif which consisted of cEvin Key and Dwayne R. Goettel of Skinny Puppy and former Skinny Puppy member Bill Leeb of Front Line ...more

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Die Warzau is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Die Warzau Synthpop, New Wave, Electronic body music Die Warzau was an industrial music band formed in 1987 by performance artists Jim Marcus and Van Christie.

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Doubting Thomas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial music Doubting Thomas is an industrial band formed by two members of Skinny Puppy: cEvin Key and the late Dwayne Goettel. It is considered a Skinny Puppy side project. The band shares its name with an ...more

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Front 242 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic body music, Electronic music, Post-industrial music Front 242 is a Belgian electronic music group that came into prominence during the 1980s. Pioneering the style they called electronic body music, they were a profound influence on the electronic ...more

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Front Line Assembly is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal Front Line Assembly is a Canadian electro-industrial band formed by Bill Leeb in 1986 after leaving Skinny Puppy. Influenced by early electronic and industrial acts such as Cabaret Voltaire, ...more

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Greater Than One is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic music, House music, Industrial music Greater Than One is an English electronic music band, founded by husband and wife Michael Wells and Lee Newman in 1985. They released many albums under this name, and also under the names Tricky ...more

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Guenter Schulz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial rock Günter Schulz is a German-born guitarist formerly of the band KMFDM. His first credited appearance was on the band's Naïve album. He continued using that stage name until 1995's Nihil. ...more

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In The Nursery is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
In The Nursery Neoclassical Dark Wave, Electronic music, Industrial music In the Nursery are an English neo-classical/martial electronica band, known for their cinematic sound. The duo has provided soundtracks to a variety of TV programmes and films, and is known for ...more

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Jim Marcus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Industrial music, Dance music James Marcus is a musician, artist, political activist, and respected typographer who is best known for his work as the lead singer and founder of the Industrial band Die Warzau. He is credited ...more

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KMFDM is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal KMFDM is an industrial band led by German multi-instrumentalist Sascha Konietzko, who founded the group in 1984 as a performance art project. KMFDM has released nineteen studio albums and two ...more

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Lucia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic body music, Industrial metal, Industrial rock Lucia Cifarelli is a vocalist and occasional keyboardist, best known for her work with industrial metal group KMFDM. She was formerly the vocalist for the band Drill and also performed in KMFDM ...more

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Meat Beat Manifesto is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Trip hop Meat Beat Manifesto, often shortened as Meat Beat or MBM, is an electronic music group originally consisting of Jack Dangers and Jonny Stephens formed in 1987 in Swindon, United Kingdom. The ...more

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Ministry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Doom metal, New Wave, Synthpop Ministry is an American industrial metal band founded by lead singer Al Jourgensen in 1981. Originally a new wave synthpop outfit, Ministry changed its style to industrial metal in the ...more

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My Life With the Thrill Kill K... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Disco, Pop music, Electronic music My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult is an American electronic industrial rock band originally based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Noise Unit is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial music Noise Unit is a Canadian industrial band, founded by Bill Leeb of Front Line Assembly as a side project.

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Paul Barker is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Industrial metal, Industrial music, Alternative rock Paul Barker, also referred to as Hermes Pan, is the former bass guitarist, producer and engineer of the industrial metal band Ministry from 1986 to 2004. Prior to Ministry, Barker provided bass ...more

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Pig is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Gothic rock, Industrial rock, Industrial music Raymond Watts is the founding and sole member of the post-industrial music project PIG, sometimes written as . Watts was an early member and periodic collaborator of KMFDM, and has been a ...more

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Psychic TV is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Acid house, Electronic music, Post-industrial music Psychic TV or PTV, is an English experimental video art and music group, formed by performance artist Genesis P-Orridge and video director Peter Christopherson after the breakup of Throbbing ...more

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Psykosonik is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Techno Psykosonik was an American techno music group. The band had four Billboard charted Top 40 hit singles. Psykosonik was featured on the Mortal Kombat: Annihilation soundtrack. The band's lyrics ...more

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Revolting Cocks is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electronic body music, Industrial metal, Rock music Revolting Cocks, also known as RevCo, was an American–Belgian industrial rock band and, sometimes, supergroup that began as a musical side-project for Richard 23 of Front 242, Luc Van Acker, and ...more

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Sascha Konietzko is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electro-industrial, Electronic body music, Industrial metal Sascha Konietzko, also known as Sascha K and Käpt'n K, is a German musician and producer of Polish descent. He is the founder, frontman, and "anchor" of industrial band KMFDM. ...more

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Sister Machine Gun is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Post-industrial music, Industrial rock, Industrial music Sister Machine Gun was an industrial rock band based in Chicago.

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Skold is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Electro-industrial, Industrial metal, Industrial rock Tim Sköld is a Swedish multi-instrumentalist who, in addition to producing solo work, has also collaborated with multiple musical groups including Shotgun Messiah, KMFDM, Marilyn Manson and ...more

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Strike Under is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Strike Under Punk rock Strike Under was an influential Chicago punk rock band of the early 1980s. It was started by Steve Bjorklund after the demise of The Rabbits. The principal musicians, besides Bjorklund, were his ...more

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The Blackouts is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Punk rock, Post-punk The Blackouts were a punk rock band formed in Seattle in 1979 by singer/guitarist Erich Werner, bassist Mike Davidson, and drummer William Rieflin, who were all former members of a local punk ...more

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The Young Gods is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Dark ambient, Post-industrial music, Industrial rock The Young Gods are a Swiss post-industrial band from Fribourg. The band's lineup consisted of a trio composed by a vocalist, a keyboardist / sampler operator and a drummer. In 2007, a fourth ...more

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Thomas Thorn is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Rock music, Industrial music, Heavy metal Thomas Torquemada Thorn is an American musician. Born in Madison, Wisconsin, he is best known as co-founder of, and lead vocalist for, the industrial metal band The Electric Hellfire Club. ...more

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Underworld is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Pop music, Trip hop Underworld are a British electronic group formed in 1980 in Cardiff and the principal name under which musicians Karl Hyde and Rick Smith have recorded together. Darren Price has toured with the ...more

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VNV Nation is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Synthpop, Electro-industrial, Electronic body music VNV Nation is an English/Irish electronic music band originally from Dublin and Essex and now based in Hamburg, Germany. They combine elements of electro-industrial, trance, synthpop and ...more

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Wreck is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Wax Trax! Records Complete Artist Roster
Wreck Industrial rock, Indie rock Wreck was an indie rock band formed in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1988, and later based in Chicago. After releasing three albums the band split up in the mid-1990s, with singer/guitarist Dean ...more