Stephan Groth

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Stephan Groth
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Groth performing live with Apoptygma Berzerk in Cologne, 2007
Background information
Birth name Stephan Groth
Born (1971-08-10) 10 August 1971 (age 47)
Origin Odense, Denmark
Genres Futurepop, synthpop
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Vocals
Associated acts Apoptygma Berzerk
Fairlight Children
Total Transformation
Acid Queen

Stephan Groth (born 10 August 1971 in Odense, Denmark) is the man behind Apoptygma Berzerk,[1] an electronic body music act that plays in styles such as synthpop, ebm, and futurepop. Stephan Leonard Groth was born in Odense, Denmark but relocated with his family to his father's home town Sarpsborg, Norway in 1986.

Along with Ronan Harris of VNV Nation and the members of Covenant, he is considered by many to be one of the pioneers of the futurepop genre of the late 1990s and early 2000s. Groth is also a member of Fairlight Children, which is a lighter, more pop-oriented electronic act. Stephan had a guest appearance in Satyricon's album Megiddo.


  1. ^ Saxegaard, Eddi (August 17, 2007). "Grothene på notene". Sarpsborg Arbeiderblad (in Norwegian). Retrieved September 21, 2011.

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