There are 2 bands with the name Germ Attack 1. Berlin / Germany based band, started in 1992 after The Rattlesnake Men split up (Gockel and Micha remaining). Gockel, the main writer in the band is mainly influenced by "melodic" punk bands like Buzzcocks, Descendents, Dag Nasty, etc. Appearance on a zillion of compilations. Their best album is Microkiller (1997), last album is Bomb Party (2005) with Tom replacing Arno on bass. In late 2006 Tom left the Band and Arno rejoined.