A Rammstein record a mere three years after the last one and preceded by no rumbling stories of friction between bandmates or nebulous warnings of permanent disbandment? The last time the Neue Deutsche Härte/industrial act had such a swift turnaround was when Reise Reise was followed by fun leftovers album Rosenrot a year later, so could this quick release (by their standards anyway) mean Rammstein are actually happy or could it be hinting at something more ominous?
UPDATED: Rammstein frontman has posted an update regarding frontman Till Lindemann. According to published reports from German newspaper Bild, and Blabbermouth.net Till was in intensive care in a Berlin hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Rammstein’s FB post now says TIll was in the hospital, in intensive care, but DID NOT have a positive coronavirus test. Bild is a formerly respected newspaper and Blabbermouth.net reported the story first in America, which we then shared. We hope Till gets well soon and Ghost Cult apologizes for any confusion our post has caused.Continue reading →
UPDATED: Rammstein followed up this news by confirming that Till Lindemann was admitted to the hospital for pneumonia, but that he tested negative for Coronavirus. The German newspaper Bild has not posted a retraction but updated the story with the corrected news. Shameful. More news here. According to published reports from German newspaper Bild and Blabbermouth.net,Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann is in intensive care in a Berlin hospital after being diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Rammstein performed in Moscow earlier this month on March 15th. Once he returned home to Berlin he was hospitalized with an extremely high fever and he later tested positive for coronavirus. He was immediately sent to intensive care and placed under quarantine. Rammstein has released a new live DVD concert today, Rammstein Live Aus Berlin (Universal), and is in the midst of a world tour supportinglast years’ self-titled album.
Thieves of Liberty, for the unaware, are a badass band from the North Eastern UK, and they rule. Their latest single ‘Medicine Wizard’ is a banger! They are one of the opening bands on the upcoming Fireball sponsored Fuelling The Fire Tour with Less Than Jake, Goldfinger, Save Ferris, and DJ Matt Stocks performing every night along with the contest winner of Fireball’s Hottest Band Competition for each city the tour hits. Thieves of Liberty’s Simeon Robson shared her favorite concert memory ever with our readers, centering around a very special night with Rammstein!Continue reading →
It’s almost unbelievable to think that ten full years have passed since Rammstein released their last full-length studio album. During that decade, Brexit has divided the UK in a way not seen since the English Civil War, (with Donald Trump doing pretty much the same in the US), the Marvel Cinematic Universe has released no less than TWENTY blockbuster movies, Swedish Satanists Ghost have risen to become one of the biggest hard rock acts in the world, and Liverpoolstill haven’t won the Premier League. Continue reading →
Rammstein has been busy getting us sufficiently pumped up for next months new album, Rammstein due outMay 17th via UmE/Spinefarm in Europe and Caroline Records in the US. After the band shared five snippets of new songs today via their YouTube and released the full track listing and album artwork, the band has teased a new video, due out Friday, April 26th. Watch it now! Continue reading →
As we previously reported, Rammstein will release their new self-titled album May 17th via Ume/Spinefarm in Europe and Caroline Records in the US. Yesterday the band shared five snippets of new songs today via their YouTube. Now they have released the full track listing and album artwork, very apropos of the bands’ wild live performances, an image of an unlit match. Last month, Rammstein released a nine-minute Specter Berlin-directed video for ‘Deutschland’, their first new single in nine years. Continue reading →
Created in 2004 by multi-instrumentalist Thomas Eriksen, Norwegian act Mork was intended primarily to be a solo project but has now matured into a fully-fledged live band, although Eriksen still maintains full control of everything in the studio.Continue reading →
Anticipation can cloud over artistic impact. After the best part of a decade, single ‘Mein Land’ and live opener ‘Ramm4’ are the only glimpses of new material the world has seen from the mighty Teutonic titans. Since 2009’s stellar Liebe Ist Für Alle Da (Universal), the world has held its breath in baited wait for a seventh Rammstein studio album. Does this towering decade of monolithic expectation dull the impact of brand new single, ‘Deutschland’?Continue reading →
With fiery Germans Rammstein readying their seventh studio album for early 2019, guitarist Richard Kruspe has chosen the optimum time to release A Million Degrees (Universal/Spinefarm), his third “solo” record under the Emigrate banner.Continue reading →