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Drums off Chaos: a short history

Founded in the 1980s by Jaki Liebezeit, Drums Off Chaos is an alliance of drummers. Their rhythmical concept is strict adherence to seemingly simple musical structures which allow for wide-ranging improvisation.

Lineup from late 1980s to 1995: Frank Köllges, Jaki Liebezeit, Reiner Linke, Manos Tsangaris

From 1995 to 2000: Jaki Liebezeit, Reiner Linke, Gero Sprafke, Manos Tsangaris

From 2000 to 2017: Jaki Liebezeit, Reiner Linke, Maf Retter, Manos Tsangaris and regular guest since 2006: Olek Gelba (Dunkelziffer)