Legal name: Alexander Wilke
Also performs as: Death Funk, DJ 6666 feat. The Illegals (performance name of Alexander Wilke), DJ Mowgly, E.C.P., E.C.P. feat. The Slaughter of Acid, LX Empire, Nero (German breakcore artist Alexander Wilke (of Atari Teenage Riot)), Nintendo Teenage Robots, P.J.P., Richard Benson (alias for Alec Empire), The King of the Street
Alec Empire (born Alexander Wilke-Steinhof on 2 May 1972 in Charlottenburg, West Berlin) is a German musician who is best known as a founding member of the band Atari Teenage Riot. Also a prolific and distinguished solo artist, producer and DJ, he has released well over a hundred albums, EPs and singles and remixed over seventy tracks for various artists including Björk. He was also the driving force behind the creation of the digital hardcore subgenre and the record labels Digital Hardcore Recordings and Eat Your Heart Out.