Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany

The Böhse Onkelz (German pronunciation: [ˈbøːzə ˈʔɔŋkəls]), incorrect spelling for "Böse Onkel" with an added English plural -s, literally meaning "bad uncles" and roughly translated as "bad guys") were a German rock group that existed from 1980 to 2005. Although being ignored by the mass media for their controversial past, since Viva los tioz in 1998 almost every album reached number one on the German album charts. According to record certifications and additional sources they have sold over 5.119.000 records in their career.E.I.N.S. is their most successful album with over 510.000 units sold.