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German industrial metal band

Rammstein (often abbreviated as R+) is a German industrial metal band and was founded in 1994. 1)

Origin of the name

Rammstein's name is taken from a fatal accident during an aviation expo at Ramstein Air Force Base. Their song with a similar title is additionally about this accident. The Ramstein aviation expo fiasco happened on Sunday, August 28, 1988, during the Flugtag '88 airshow at the US Ramstein Air Basenear the city of Kaiserslautern, West Germany. 2)

Rammstein Group Members

The line-up has remained unchanged throughout Rammstein's history. Till Lindemann, Richard Z. Kruspe, Paul H. Landers, Oliver “Ollie” Riedel, Christoph “Doom” Schneider and Christian “Flake” Lorenz have always been members of the band. 3)

Till Lindemann was supposed to be in the Olympics

In the years 1976-1979, Lindemann was a great swimmer who became junior vice-European champion. In 1988, Lindemann was to be a swimmer in the Olympics, yet endured a torn abdominal muscle, so couldn't partake. 4)

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