Founding BOHREN – members Thorsten Benning (drums) Robin Rodenberg (Bass) Reiner Henseleit (guitar), Morten Gass(guitar/piano) started playing music together in 1988 . They had been friends since school. They shared a love for extreme music, including Grindcore, Hardcore and Death- or Doom Metal. They formed BOHREN in 1992, the German word for drilling, to create a new style of music. 1993 saw the release of a 7-inch EP for Suggestion Records. 1993 saw the band change their name to BOHREN.