On Friday, March 24, the official presale for the concert film ‘RAMMSTEIN: PARIS’ started for its worldwide release on May 19. The film, which will be released in many configurations (as a director’s cut on DVD, Blu-ray, CD and Vinyl, as well as digitally), sets new standards.
In March 2012, during the ‘Made in Germany’ tour, Swedish director Jonas Åkerlund shot two acclaimed Rammstein concerts at the Palais Omnisports arena in Paris in front of 17,000 spectators. Featuring 22 songs from the band’s entire repertoire, the resulting film is not only the most spectacular collection of imagery about the most suc cessful German rock band of our time, but also a masterpiece of music cinema, capturing Rammstein‘s energy as a unique visual and sonic experience.
Åkerlund is notorious for his radical, pioneering video clips for bands such as The Prodigy, Metallica, the Rolling Stones and also Rammstein. Absurd details, upended perspectives, shocks of contrast and sensory confusion flicker thro ugh his music productions, and in ‘RAMMSTEIN: PARIS’, he celebrates this from the very first minute. Rammstein plays 22 songs (128 mins), ranging from “Wollt ihr das Bett in Flammen sehen?”, the first song from the very first album, to “Frühling in Paris” from the last studio album “Liebe ist für alle da”.