Xmal deutschland singles
Manuela Zwingmann left the band after one year, being replaced by Peter Bellendir.This lineup, Huwe/Rickers/Sangster/Ellerbrock/Bellendir was the longest lasting.
Sounding like howling witches burning at the stake, the ghoulish shrieks of Xmal Deutschland's 1982 debut single "Incubus Succubus" immediately won the approval of goth rock connoisseurs.
Xmal Deutschland formed in Hamburg, Germany in 1980, initially as an all-girl band, consisting of by Anja Huwe (Vocals), Manuela Rickers (Guitar), Fiona Sangster (Keyboards), Rita Simon (Bass) and Caro May (Drums) A year later they released their first single "Großstadtindianer" on Alfred Hilsberg’s Zickzack label.
The band also contributed to the label compilation Lieber Zuviel Als Zuwenig (ZZ 45).
Around this time Rita Simon was replaced by Wolfgang Ellerbrock.
The lead singer of the band was vocalist Anja Huwe.