Rammstein: Have metal's mad scientists gone serious?
Their insane new live film suggests Rammstein are as nuts as ever – but beneath the chaos there’s a new attitude brewing...
You’re half an inch from Till Lindemann’s face. Glistening with grey makeup and perspiration, the frontman’s cheekbones jut out like a mountain range, and his eyes stare eerily forwards.
“You really see the close-ups,” emphasises guitarist Richard Kruspe, explaining the style of his band’s new concert film, Rammstein: Paris. “It’s a very polarising movie. People either love it or they hate it. There are so many great things about it, because you really see what’s going on. But some people say, ‘I don’t want to see all the sweat and smells’. It’s interesting.”