Depeche Mode, Blur, Rammstein Set for Belgium’s Rock Werchter
: November 02, 2012
Next year’s lineup for Belgium’s Rock Werchter festival will include some heavy hitters including Depeche Mode, Rammstein, Kings of Leon, Green Day, the Editors and Blur.
Rammstein Launches 2012 Arena Tour in April
: November 15, 2011
Known for their highly provocative and energetic live show, Berlin-based rockers Rammstein will return to the United States for an arena tour in 2012.
Best known in the U.S. for ...
Rammstein Mulls Full US Tour After New York Sell Out
: October 22, 2010
For years Rammstein, the German industrial/goth band, has dreamed of performing at Madison Square Garden.
However considering the last time the band played in the U.S. was in 20 ...
The German industrial metal band Rammstein was established in 1994 in Berlin, Germany. Band members include lead vocalist Till Lindemann, Richard Z. Kruspe (backing vocals, guitar), Paul Landers (backing vocals, guitar), Ollie Riedel (bass), Christian Lorenz (keyboards) and Christoph Schneider (electronic percussion, drums). They are one of the key players in the musical genre Neue Deutsche Hart, along with Die Krupps, Eisbrecher and Oomph!, among others. Rammstein is the most successful group in that genre and have achieved worldwide fame.
Rammstein's songs are sung in German usually, however the band has also performed songs in other languages, including English, Russian, French and Spanish. The band, as of 2009, has sold more than 15 million worldwide records. Their lives shows are known for their theatrics and pyrotechnics. The band has won numerous awards from multiple countries. Universal Music Group has published Rammstein's entire music catalogue. The band still has its original lineup.
Rammstein has released six studio albums, 23 singles, three video albums and two live albums. In 1995 the band released "Herzeleid," their debut studio album. The set peaked in the No. 6 spot on Germany's Media Control Charts. "Sehnsucht," the band's second album, was released in 1997. The album topped the charts in both Germany and Austria, eventually going platinum. "Live aus Berlin," the band's first live album, was released in 1999. Their third album, "Mutter," was released in 2001. The set topped both the Swiss and German charts and went double platinum. In 2004 "Reise, Reise," Rammstein's fourth studio album, was released. It topped the charts in Switzerland, Germany, Finland and Austria and went platinum. In 2005 "Rosenrot," the band's fifth studio album, was released. It charted in the top 10 in twenty different countries. "Liebe ist für alle da," Rammstein's sixth album, was released in 2009.