“The Communist Manifesto was our Bible … It’s in our souls, our friendship, our music…We were kamikaze. For your land you would kill everyone that came from the capitalist foreign land.” says Till Lindemann in this little piece that fits very nicely in our #BackInTime series. Maybe it could also be called #Roots, which is what the American journalist seems to be getting at: “Rammstein are, above all, an East German band who still cling proudly to their Socialist roots.”
And remember, this was penned in a time when anything Eastern Block was painfully out of vogue. Rammstein did not care one bit.
Source: Details Magazine
Date: February 1998
Contributor: Mikel Lux Oculta