The German is a secretive fellow.
Some people claim that, as a child, he was permanently disfigured via a tragic accident involving 10-Molar hydroflouric acid in high school chemistry class. His face & voice destroyed, The German retreated deep underground to a secretive lair where he spent a decade perfecting his "ZochsMaschine": an electronic device that would allow him to communicate with the outside world and fully express his dreams and desires.
Others claim that this story is complete bullshit.
The German waxes about his Doomsday Synthesizer to the x0xb0x community