The Killerpilze (English/German for "Killer Mushrooms") is a German Pop rock band from Wertingen near Dillingen, Germany.
With their self-written rock songs, the band secured a faithful fan base in their homeland first. In the Spring of 2006, their debut single "Richtig Scheiße" ("Really Shitty") reached #17 in Germany. From their first huge success in the national charts, Killerpilze have taken the world by storm, playing gigs in France, Poland, Czech Republic, as well as Austria and Germany. Recently the band has also scheduled a show in Russia, alongside another German band called "Panik". Members: Johannes "Jo" Halbig plays rhythm guitar, piano and sings. Fabian "Fabi" Halbig is the drummer Maximilian "Mäx" Schlichter has played lead guitar and sung backing vocals since 2002. Former member Andreas "Schlagi" Schlagenhaft was the former bassist of the band
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