“Concert films are usually like watching the Eurovision Song Contest,” says director Jonas Åkerlund and instead makes the film, Rammstein:Paris, into a 98-minute long music video.
Metal Hammer talks to Åkerlund and the pyrotechnician-in-charge, Nikolai Sabbotka, about pitfalls and challenges when trying to film an explosive band like Rammstein, like the cameramen having their eyebrows burned.
“But let me tell you,” says Åkerlund, “those six bandmembers put their lives at risk every night when they do that show.”
Source: Metal Hammer
Date: March, 2017
Author: Dave Everley