First Arsch was formed in 1986 in Schwerin. At first, only Till and Jörg E. Mielke were in the band, but in 1990 or 1991 Richard and Paul joined the band. After they joined, the band moved to Berlin where they recorded their first and only album, Saddle Up. In 1994, Till, Richard and Paul left the band. The band has been held active by Jörg E. Mielke until now, always with changing members.
- Till Lindemann: Drums, Vocals, additionaly Guitar
- Richard Kruspe: Guitar, Vocals
- Paul Landers: Guitar, Vocals
- Jörg E. Mielke: Bass, Vocals
- 1991: Saddle Up