Fireworks Andmusic from Hell; POP
Byline: DAVID SMYTH
GERMAN pyromaniacs Rammstein play three nights at Brixton Academy this week, just like chart-topping bands such as Franz Ferdinand and Keane. That's almost 15,000 Londoners, yet they are far from household names, at least in any household where you or I would care to pop for tea.
Who are they, and why do so many people want to see them? Six men from east Germany who have produced four albums of bludgeoning industrial metal, who put on the kind of show that makes doyennes of the arena spectacular such as Kylie and Madonna look as if they aren't really trying.
They appeared, just after a set of …
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Publication information: Article title: Fireworks Andmusic from Hell; POP. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: February 4, 2005. Page number: 35. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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