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Rammstein Guitarist Talks New Album

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The Gauntlet recently caught up with RAMMSTEIN guitarist Paul Landers. The following is an excerpt from the interview:

The Gauntlet: What is new with Rammstein?

Paul: "The big news is that the band has just gotten back together and has begun working on new songs. We are working on new material and have put together 30 tracks already. There are a few songs that came from individual members at home, but the thing that is really fun this time is the way we work together. That is what is enjoyable."

The Gauntlet: With the last two albums, the band really didn’t work together, Richard (Kruspe/guitars) was in New York and the band was in Germany. So the band is working more closely on the songs this time?

Paul: "Richard still lives in New York. The band has been together in Germany for the majority of the songs. Richard has been flying back and forth a lot. The sessions have been really good this time."

The Gauntlet: With the band having such a positive time recording, will that make the album less aggressive?

Paul: "I think aggression can be positive. Energy-wise, it is probably going to be heavier. Everything is going to be a little more on point. This could be the heaviest record we have done. The last two we did were a bit on the sweet side."

The Gauntlet: The last two were a bit on the sweet side, but they still had a dark and aggressive undertone.

Paul: "The band thinks everything is heavier and tighter this time around. It is always difficult for the band to say though as the band thinks it might be heavier, but journalists will come out and say it sounds like the other one and this is completely different from the other album. It is very subjective. Now that we have already done a full five albums, we have a certain confidence that this album will be good. Just like you know when you are getting a Mercedes 'S' Class, it will be a great car."

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1. lycan writes:

yeahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh haha, Rammstein the return!! My son was in hospital recently and i got him the volkerball dvd to watch at his bedside. His blood pressure shot through the roof as he watched it, but they discharged him anyway, coz Rammstein made him feel so much better. Rammstein should be on the national health haha, Cheers!!!!!!

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2. MetalFan420 writes:

Great. Heavier Rammstein should be good

# Nov 10, 2007 @ 5:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. menow writes:

Rammstein sucks! they just need to quit now while still somewhat ahead.. did yall know that 2 of rammsteins members r flamin queers??

# Nov 10, 2007 @ 9:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. WO SIND DIE TOILETTEN? writes:

"Rammstein sucks! they just need to quit now while still somewhat ahead.. did yall know that 2 of rammsteins members r flamin queers??"

1) What does "yall" mean?

2) These guys have head mounted flame throwers. I would think twice before calling a guy with a head mounted flame thrower a queer. Yall.

# Nov 16, 2007 @ 12:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. FocusShift writes:

So what if they're gay? Go f*** yourself and your intolerance. Rob Halford is gay but that doesn't subtract an from how awesome his vocals are or how influential Priests have been.

You a little insecure there menow?

# Nov 16, 2007 @ 3:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. menow writes:

ill shove them flame throwers up their asses. WAIT, no i wouldnt, they would enjoy that way to much!!!!!! Priest sucks too, not cause halford is gay, just cause they suck. Oh and sorry, You'se Guys, nothin more metal than announciation. Where is the talent in rammstein, my 11 year old nephew is obsessed with them. he's been playin guitar for a year and can play any Rammstein song u want. not a band that will be remembered in 5 years!!

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7. xXxBODOM OF MY HEARTxXx writes:

TOUR???????

# Nov 16, 2007 @ 5:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. fuck you menow writes:

it pretty hard to be gay when your married and have kids .... probable not for you

facts:
till is devorced but has a spanish girl friend. richard was married to Caron Bernstein but separated in 2004. oliver has 2 kids
christopher in his second marriage, Flake has been divorced once and has three children, paul married Nikki Landers and have 1 son.

# Nov 23, 2007 @ 11:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. towley writes:

menow you really are a sad git,you are probably a closet homosexual yourself, to slag off one of the greatest bands in the world is pretty sad, what do you do for a living. i don't think your in a band that entertains millions of people, you are a very sad individual hope you get a life soon.

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10. Agnostic Priest writes:

Menow if you don't like the Priest then your not a metalhead, Judas Priest are one of the best bands to walk the earth, true metal gods is what they are you f***ing dumbass. You probably don't like Maiden or Sabbath either.

Ramstien suck a$$ though

Now Playing: Bodom - Every Time I Die

# Nov 24, 2007 @ 4:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Dark_Funeral writes:

lol menow you ignorant closet fag.

Assumptions with no proof, glad post 8 came along and proved you wrong.
what a loser...

hm..im not rammsteins #1 fan but ill check it out cuz they have some catchy tunes that i like.

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