Beatsteaks is a German alternative rock/punk band founded in 1995 and residing in Berlin, Germany. The original line-up consisted of Arnim Teutoburg-Weiß (vocals & guitar), Bernd Kurtzke, Peter Baumann (both guitar), "Ali" (bass) and "Steffi" (drums).
After the release of their first album 48/49 (1996) Steffi left the band and was replaced by Thomas Götz.
Ali left the band after they released their second album Launched (1999) and so Torsten Scholz became the new bass player. Read more on Last.fm