The "Genitorturers" are an Industrial Metal band from America, with influences extending into the 1990s Hardcore Punk and Electronic Music. They proclaim themselves to be "The Worlds Sexiest Rock Band".
Originating in Orlando, Florida, the band was founded by lead singer Gen while attending pre-med. The Genitorturers made their debut and progressed in the 1990s Florida "Hardcore" music scene along side bands such as Marilyn Manson and the Spooky Kids that would also become a success in later years. According to the band's official web page biography: "What emerged would be a band that would go beyond shaking up the house that 'Mickey' built and extend to paving the way and breaking ground for performance based music artists thereafter worldwide".
In 1993, IRS Records owner Miles Copeland (who had discovered and nurtured careers for bands such as REM, GoGo's, The Bangles and Concrete Blonde) sent his assistant Nick Turner (former drummer for Lords of the New Church) to see the band perform. The quality of the performance, as well as their musical style containing fused elements of hardcore punk, metal and industrial electronic led them to a record contract. Soon after t...