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    Rammstein

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    Genre:Rock, Industrial, Metal
    Rank:236 history »
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    3.9/5 from 7 users
    Albums:19
    Songs:155

    Most Popular Songs (more)

    1
    694 4.3/5
    Sonne lyrics
    2
    5,470 5.0/5
    Mein Herz Brennt lyrics
    3
    5,680 4.9/5
    Moskau lyrics
    4
    7,326 5.0/5
    Hitler lyrics
    5
    7,663 3.7/5
    Pussy lyrics
    6
    8,977 5.0/5
    Ich Tu Dir Weh lyrics
    7
    4.9/5
    Du Riechst So Gut lyrics
    8Spiel mit mir (live version) lyrics
    9Sun lyrics
    10
    4.6/5
    Stripped lyrics

    Most Popular Albums (more)

    1
    456 4.8/5
    Mutter [2001]
    2
    944 5.0/5
    Liebe Ist Für Alle Da [2009]
    3
    2,147 4.5/5
    Sehnsucht [1997]
    4
    4,167
    Amerika [2004]
    5
    4,659 4.0/5
    Reise, Reise [2004]
    6
    7,110
    Live aus Berlin [1999]
    7
    9,265
    Stripped
    8Sehnsucht: Australian Tour Edition [2001]
    9Herzeleid [1995]
    10Engel [1999]

    Biography

    Rammstein was formed in 1993 by an assembly of factory-weary proletarians raised in East Germany. They took their name (adding an "m") from the location of a German tragedy where 80 people were hurt and killed as the result of a crash during an American Air Force flight show. The literal translation of "ram stein" is a battering ram made of stone.

    Word of Rammstein's horror romanticist blend of theatre and music spread like wildfire. One-time Olympic swimmer Till Lindemann would sing entire songs engulfed in flame from head to toe. The band's first album, Herzeleid (or Heartache), built on the grounds created by the band's live reputation. Scaling the German charts (and remaining there until the release of the second Rammstein LP some two years later), the album also introduced the band to the world outside of the Germany/Switzerland/Austria region. As Rammstein's second album, Sehnsucht (Longing), was released, the band was headlining throughout Europe to crowds of 10,000 to 30,000 people. Sehnsucht entered the German charts at number one immediately upon its release, and came very close to doing to the same in Austria and Switzerland. Within weeks, entries on other countries' charts had Sehnsucht rubbing elbows with Prodigy, Radiohead, and the Rolling Stones on Billboard's cumulative Eurochart. From there the fever spread, transcending any perceived language barrier. Mutter followed in 2001, Reise, Reise in 2004, Rosenrot in 2005 and Liebe Ist Für Alle Da in 2009.

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