September 24, 2022

Rammstein are presently launched into their first-ever North American stadium tour. The outing sees the German industrial legends bringing their large spectacle to main cities throughout the US and Canada, together with a trio of exhibits happening in Mexico Metropolis on October 1st, 2nd, and 4th.

The tour, marking the band’s most complete run of American exhibits in 10 years, landed at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Tuesday night time (September sixth), and is scheduled to proceed with exhibits in Foxborough, Massachusetts (September ninth); San Antonio, Texas (September seventeenth); and a two-night stand in Los Angeles (September twenty third and twenty fourth), with tickets accessible right here.

Having kicked off with a bang in Montreal on August twenty first, the present trek celebrates the band’s grand return to stateside venues, because the band beforehand had not touched base on US soil since their temporary string of exhibits in 2017. Rammstein’s North American stadium invasion was initially alleged to happen in 2020, however the pandemic pressured the tour to be postponed twice.

Rammstein — comprised of Christoph Schneider (drums), Flake Lorenz (keyboards, samples), Oliver Riedel (bass), Paul Landers (rhythm guitar), Richard Z. Kruspe (lead guitar), and Until Lindemann (vocals) — introduced their large stage manufacturing (which takes 65 hours to assemble) to MetLife Stadium on a soggy Tuesday night. The rain didn’t maintain the group away, as 1000’s of followers trekked via the crummy climate to see their favourite German steel giants carry out massive hits like “Hyperlinks 2-3-4,” “Mein Herz brennt,” “Du riechst so intestine,” “Du hast,” and “Sonne.”

This stadium run is past intense, with tons of explosions, pyrotechnics, smoke, confetti, and props including to the band’s already revered theatrical expertise. The backdrop of the monstrous stage itself appears like a mini dystopian metropolis adorned with tons of of flashing lights, LED video partitions and flanked by colossal speaker arrays. Surrounding the middle of the sector are 4 imposing delay towers for the aim of further lighting protection and sound dispersion, together with performing as a option to blast much more pyro and confetti-filled black smoke throughout the pumping fists within the air.

No Rammstein present is full and not using a little little bit of fiery stage antics, which was seen greatest in the course of the band’s efficiency of “Puppe” when an enormous child carriage is rolled on stage and is finally engulfed in flames whereas capturing out black confetti. “Mein Teil,” in the meantime, sees Lindemann (donning a bloodied chef’s outfit) pushing a huge cooking pot onstage (which is finally revealed to be containing keyboardist Flake) solely to set it ablaze with an enormous flamethrower.

Different highlights of the present included the primary of two encore units, by which the band carried out a piano rendition of “Engel” (with assist from opening act Duo Jatekok and Duo Abélard) on a small stage positioned in the midst of the stadium (members of Rammstein finally crowd surfed again to the principle stage on inflatable boats), and “Pussy,” throughout which Lindemann rode a phallus-shaped cannon that discharges white foam on the viewers.

In the course of the second encore set, Lindemann entered the stage with a backpack that shot large hearth in a circle in the course of the band’s rendition of “Rammstein.” Following equally highly effective performances of “Ich will” and “Adieu,” the band members took a bow and bid New Jersey farewell.

Following the North American outing, Rammstein will return to the highway in 2023 with a newly introduced third European leg of their “Stadium Tour.” See our pics of the New Jersey live performance, in addition to fan-filmed video and the setlist, beneath.

Picture Gallery – Rammstein at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey (click on to enlarge and scroll via):

All images by Johnny Perilla (@johnnyperilla).

Setlist:
Armee der Tristen
Zick Zack
Hyperlinks 2-3-4
Sehnsucht
Zeig dich
Mein Herz brennt
Puppe
Heirate mich
Zeit
Deutschland
Radio
Mein Teil
Du hast
Sonne
Encore:
Engel (piano model)
Ausländer
Du riechst so intestine
Pussy
Encore 2:
Rammstein
Ich will
Adieu

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