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Arguably THE BEST LIVE ACT in the world. They have flamethrowers, lasers, exploding baby dolls, crowd surfing in an inflatable boat, flamethrowers strapped to their face, air jets shooting from the floor, fireworks shooting off their arms, huge metal wings shooting fire from the top, more flamethrowers shooting out over the audience, awesome dynamic backdrops, band members getting fireworks poured over themselves in bathtubs... fkin everything. Did I mention anything about FIRE? Hahahah! I'm a HUGE Rammstein fan. I've seen them Live seven times now... three times here in Australia at the 2011 Big Day Out Festival and four times in America in May 2011 in Seattle, San Fransisco, LA & Vegas. Yeah, I travelled to the OTHER SIDE OF THE PLANET to see Rammstein. These guys put 110% into their shows... their music is unique and you can tell straight away that it's Rammstein (obviously singing in German is obvious, but there's plenty of German metal bands kicking around). I've personally MET the band members whilst in Seattle for a "Meet and Greet" that I won on their Rammstein Community Forums too... best day of my life. Paul (Rhythm Guitarist) remembers our "Rammstein Community Australia" banner from the Big Day Out too... hugely awesome. They're the nicest people ever... they don't make you feel nervous when you meet them and are willing to crack jokes too! Besides their music being fantastic as well as their Live concerts backing it up, it's great to see that you DON'T need to sing in English to be successful in this world. Anyone's thoughts would be awesome :D

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Re: RAMMSTEIN! I suppose that's opinionative on what you think is lazy then? :) Their lyrics are masochistic, sodomistic and just plain scary sometimes... it depends on which songs you're talking about? You can't label every single song "lazy" if you know what I mean. Heck, they've been SUED for their lyrics before! If you wanna see something better than their lyrics, look up Till Lindemann's book called "Messer".

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i agree that they seem lazy with here songs' date=' the guitar riffs are every simple and easy to play, but still a great band[/quote'] yeah, the riffs are easy and anyone could have wrote them . . . but the thing is . . . they wrote them, not anyone else. which makes them awesome

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Re: RAMMSTEIN! Meh. Not going to be much of a Rammstein fan when EISBRECHER is tearing it up! The vocals are far better, the riffs are crunchier and so is the drumming. Everything's just a lot more metal with Eisbrecher. Their latest album is a step backward in my opinion, but Antikorper and Sunde are both good albums...something you could play while watching The Hunt For Red October or U-571. They dress in naval uniforms for their shows sometimes. They also have a video for the song Eiszeit where they're dressed in polar parkas. :D

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Re: RAMMSTEIN! Going to see Rammstein next year in Oslo, really looking forward to that. Never seen them live before, I have their live dvd's and it looks amazing \m/ btw, check out my band (doesn't sound like Rammstein, but it's Industrial metal)

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Re: RAMMSTEIN! Roll on March 1st and 2nd. Manchester then Nottingham, goona be messy. :lol: Couldn't afford the other UK dates, £42.50 each + booking fee. Got some friends that are going to all the UK and Irish dates, must be loaded. :lol: Seen them a few times now and you always get a show, support are always good too, not sure who we get yet but Europe got Deathstars.

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Re: RAMMSTEIN! I'm going to see Rammstein on Friday in Nottingham - very excited! Different from most of the music I listen to now, but they were one of the first bands I got really into when I was about 11 and I still like them :-P I'm certain that they're gonna be awesome live!

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I saw the rammstein in concert in Bologna!!This band is very spectacular' date=' flames, fireworks and comic scenes. Them are really deranged xD[/quote'] For deranged industrial music live, one needs look no further than the progenitors, Throbbing Gristle. Supposedly, their first gig featured a backdrop that was nothing more than a collage made up of soiled underwear and tampons, and they've been known to play footage of concentration camps at their shows. That doesn't even scratch the surface of the fucked up shit they were doing as CUOM Transmissions before forming Throbbing Gristle though, having read the description of a "performance" they gave at an art gallery, I was honestly a bit disturbed...

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