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Mono Inc. is a German industrial gothic rock band from Hamburg, founded in 2000.This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (November 2015) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)Mono Inc. was formed in 2000 by Miky Mono (lead vocals, bass), Carl Fornia (guitar) and Martin Engler (drums). Bass player Manuel Antoni joined in 2003, coinciding with the release of their self-published debut album Head Under Water. In 2004, the band signed with NoCut Entertainment  and re-released the album with new artwork, spawning two singles: `Burn Me` and `Superman`. During the production of their second album Temple Of The Torn in 2006, Miky Mono was replaced with Engler on vocals and Katha Mia on drums. The album was released in 2007. The band`s third album, Pain, Love & Poetry, was released in 2008. The album contains three new versions of songs from Head Under Water and a duet with Lisa Middelhauve of Xandria in the single `Teach Me to Love`. In 2009, Mono Inc. released their fourth album, Voices Of Doom.The band toured in 2009 with Subway to Sally and ASP, playing at more than forty concerts in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, and began headlining in 2010 during their `Voices Of Doom Tour`. Former singer Miky Mono died in October 2010 in a paragliding accident. On 18 March 2011, Mono Inc. released their fifth album, Viva Hades. This was followed by another headlining tour, the `Viva Hades Tour`, which included appearances in Austria and Switzerland for the second time, and guest appearances at the M`era Luna Festival and other festivals. After changing labels to SPV / Rookies & Kings in August 2012, the band released their sixth album, After The War, beginning the `After the War Tour`. The song From the Ashes was performed live at the cruiserweight boxing match on 15 September 2012 between Yoan Pablo Hernández and Troy Ross in the Brose Arena in Bamberg.Their seventh album, Nimmermehr, was released on 9 August 2013, reaching third place in the German Offizielle Top 100 charts in its first week. In August 2014, the band released their eighth album, the two-disc The Clock Ticks On 2004-2014. The first disc, titled `The Clock Ticks On`, is a sixteen-track `best of` compilation. The second disc, titled `Alive & Acoustic`, is a sixteen-track acoustic re-release. `Gothic Queen` and `Twice In Life` served as the album`s two singles, the second being the only new song composed for the album. The album was supported by the `Clock Ticks On Tour` in 2014 and the `Alive & Acoustic Tour` in 2015. In May 2015, the band released their ninth album, Terlingua, spawning five singles. The band is currently on their `Terlingua Tour`.