This week sees the releases of Crosses' debut album. Although the spin-off project of Deftones' frontman Chino Moreno and some fellow heavy metal maniacs, it's pumped full of electro-pop industrial majesty. Naturally, Moreno is keen to cite the influence of Depeche Mode on the band's sound - and he's not alone.
Pioneers of electro, synth and gothic pop, it stands to reason that the influence of Depeche Mode should be so far reaching. They've inspired some of the biggest names from pretty much every genre you can imagine, from stadium rock legends like Muse and Coldplay to indie icons Arcade Fire and The Killers and even hard-rock kings like Nine Inch Nails and Rammstein.
Here are just 10 of the countless artists inspired by the mighty Depeche Mode.