Rammstein re-release Live Aus Berlin with previously censored footage

Bringing the band’s notoriously explicit stage show to the small screen.

Rammstein have announced a re-release of the live concert DVD Live aus Berlin, covering the band’s infamous 1998 gig. The new edition comes with footage previously censored in the original release.

In a post announcing the release on Facebook, the band said: “Get ready for the re-release of Live aus Berlin – Rammstein’s iconic Berlin concert in August of 1998! Enjoy this concert-film, including the previously censored rendition of Bück Dich!”

Get ready for the re-release of “Live aus Berlin” – Rammstein’s iconic Berlin concert in August of 1998! Enjoy this…

Posted by Rammstein on Tuesday, March 24, 2020

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Bück Dich was omitted from the original DVD release as during its performance frontman Till Lindemann engaged in simulated anal sex with keyboard player Christian Lorenz, complete with a dildo that squirted water. The performances led to a fine and a night in jail for Lorenz and Lindemann.

The band are known for their overly theatrical live shows, often involving enormous props, flamethrowers, BDSM gear and mind-boggling combinations of all three. Fore example, During the Mutter tour the group descended onto the stage from a giant uterus while wearing diapers. While performing Engel, Lindemann (a qualified pyrotechnician) dons enormous metal wings, fitted with flamethrowers.

A shorter version of the concert film has been made available on YouTube (unsurprisingly, without Bück Dich…). Take a look below:

The re-release is available from the Rammstein store. For more music news, click here.

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