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Rammstein To Be Sued By Cannibal?

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Contactmusic.com reports that Rammstein could be facing legal action from an imprisoned cannibal over allegations they used his crime to inspire a hit song.

Armin Meiwes was sentenced to eight-and-a-half years in prison for eating a man he met over the internet, and is now furious his life story has been used in Rammstein song "Mein Teil" (= "My Piece").

Widely sold in both Germany and the US, the track reportedly referred to the Meiwes case, which re-opens on Thursday (January 12) with the prosecution pushing for an extension of Miewes' sentence to life imprisonment.

The man-eater escaped the maximum penalty in an earlier trial because his victim consented to be killed.

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1. Mike writes:

Rammestein can suck my peice.

# Jan 11, 2006 @ 10:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Wrath_5316 writes:

LOL f*** human's are neat!

# Jan 11, 2006 @ 11:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. angelofdecay writes:

Come on this f***ed individual thinks he can sue a band because of public news?

# Jan 11, 2006 @ 1:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Guns n roses fan writes:

this is just sick man ewhich one of u guys cud even think bout eatin sum1 else?? ramstein suck

# Jan 11, 2006 @ 3:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. FiSH writes:

Rammstein kicks ass. this guy has no chance of winning that case.

# Jan 11, 2006 @ 3:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. RememberMetal? writes:

This may go down as funniest headline of the year....Rammstein are pretty benign compared to other acts but they sure do seem to draw alot of fire from people....including cannibals.

# Jan 11, 2006 @ 5:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Genocide to go writes:

to guns n roses fan: if you dont like rammstein then dont lsiten to them. if you dont like canniblism then dont eat people.


i dont think armin mewies should sue rammstien. why should he? they jsut wrote a song about the events that happened. i mean, armin mewies DID put an add out for someone to be eaten...

# Jan 14, 2006 @ 6:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. War Ensemble writes:

That sucks. he should get life imprisonment....but funny none the less. rammstein kick ass!

# Jan 15, 2006 @ 12:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. black queen 666 writes:

That song was great and no-one cares about the idiot in prison.
Rammstein kick ass!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Jan 15, 2006 @ 4:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Bolt writes:

Rammstein kick arse . and "Guns n roses fan" the rammstein song that relates to you is
Mann gegen Mann

# Jan 17, 2006 @ 7:08 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Spiritus writes:

For some insane reason, inmates just don't seem to get the picture. When you are incarcerated, you're not even a civilian anymore. You loose you rights and privileges as a civilian until you have served you time in prison. If he feels he should sue after his time is served...then by all means sue away. I think it would be a feeble attempt...sounds like he just wants money. What an idiot! Nice try though!

# Jan 17, 2006 @ 10:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. BRETT writes:

First of all - f**k you Mike, Rammstein kicks ass. Second, That jerkoff in prison actually thinks he can sue a band for making a video out of his story. That should be a frichen honor to have your story portrayed by such a hard cor band like Rammstein. Even if it is about eating people for fun. go cannibals!!!

# Jan 19, 2006 @ 7:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. killingtime420 writes:

Post 10 - that's funny as all hell, haha.

People write songs about sh** in the news all the time, thus I'm not sure why this guy has reasonable basis for legal action. On the other hand I'm not sure of the German political stance as it regards to free speech and humiliating cannibals in order to make hit songs... Maybe the guy is just trying to solidify his name in history, or make Rammstein look bad. Either way - piss on him, his case will flop.

# Jan 19, 2006 @ 7:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. darklight9 writes:

Rammstein is one of the best metal bands ever! this Meiwes dude is a sick man and will have no chance against them.

# Jan 27, 2006 @ 9:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Bolt writes:

thats machine metal thanks

# Jan 29, 2006 @ 6:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Bolt writes:

gezz mike are you a dumb s-h-i-t or what Rammstein is posted all over this page and you some how spelt it wrong how old are you i mean come on dip s-h-i-t if you are going to bag them at least spell there name right.
Rammestein what a f-u-c-king co-ck head

# Feb 8, 2006 @ 1:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. War Ensemble writes:

ditto

# Feb 8, 2006 @ 9:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. TREY writes:

ICH LIEBE RAMMSTEIN. FICK DICH!

# Feb 8, 2006 @ 4:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. jim writes:

it just goes to show that while human flesh is a delicious treat, exelent for roasts, and ribs that you can make a few meals out of, it is not by any means brain food.

# Feb 8, 2006 @ 6:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Azazel_Begotten writes:

Rammstein is awesome...but you guys have to see this video on this link...

http://postarchives.entensity.net/112904/media.php?media=rammstein.wmv

f***ing crazy! \m/

# Feb 8, 2006 @ 10:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. I've Forgotten My Own Name! writes:

Guns N Roses,

Cannibalism isn't just for the deranged anymore. This is a new day and age, in which normal people of every stripe and background no longer have to conceal their cannibalistic urges and tendencies, and can indulge in their fixations in any cemetery around the world without fear of rejection; all because of Rammstein!

# Feb 9, 2006 @ 11:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. walkinggenius writes:

Rammstein are great... and i suppose they can write and sing songs how ever the hell they want! we all have to make a living! mike... ummm your being a bit of a dyke! i bet your well againist it coz you have urges to eat people to! rammstein are great.. and thats how it stays....

# Feb 9, 2006 @ 11:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. walkinggenius writes:

and by the way mike.. for "Rammstein" to suck your "peice" umm i think you need a "peice" first of all... then what they have to be able to take part in your "sucking"
and clearly they have bigger di.cks than you!

# Feb 9, 2006 @ 11:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. BabyBorkner writes:

Too bad, I hope Cannibal Corpse have good lawers.

# Feb 10, 2006 @ 2:50 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. War Ensemble writes:

no! Angel Corpse have beter lawers than Cannibal Corpse becuase they are more technical....lol!

# Feb 10, 2006 @ 7:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. EDDIE is real writes:

cannibal corpse kicks ass

# Feb 10, 2006 @ 8:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. EDDIE is real writes:

cannibal corpse kicks ass

# Feb 10, 2006 @ 8:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. sevenchurches writes:

this will cost rammstien AN ARM OR A LEG


rammstien rules

# Feb 10, 2006 @ 1:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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