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Watch This Stripped Down Rammstein Show from 1994

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If you’ve seen German metallers Rammstein live, you know that their sets are nothing short of extravagant. The band typically play massive stadiums with huge lights and screens and fireworks blasting continuously into the sky. It’s one of the most compelling aspects about them: they go hard, and their real-deal performances are a must-see. 

In this recently-unearthed video from 1994, Rammstein can be seen playing “Weisses Fleisch,” which eventually landed on their 1995 album, Herzeleid, on a much smaller stage. It was their first year as a band, and the set is way more intimate than we’re accustomed to seeing them. There’s still fire, though it’s probably way less safe than the pyro at their stadium shows (which makes it twice as fun, even if the audience looks scared). More than anything, there’s still a ton of sweat.

Watch below, and catch Rammsteins’s upcoming tour dates underneath the embed.

5/25 Klagenfurt Wörthersee Stadion, Austria [tickets]
5/29 Leipzig Red Bull Arena, Germany [tickets]
5/30 Leipzig Red Bull Arena, Germany [tickets]
6/2 Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Arena, Germany [tickets]
6/3 Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Arena, Germany [tickets]
6/6 Zurich Letzigrund, Switzerland [tickets]
6/7 Zurich Letzigrund, Switzerland [tickets]
6/10 Ostend Event Site, Belgium [tickets]
6/14 Cardiff Principality Stadium, UK [tickets]
6/17 Belfast Boucher Road Playing Field, Northern Ireland [tickets]
6/20 Coventry Ricoh Arena, UK [tickets]
6/24 Nijmegen Goffertpark, Holland [tickets]
6/27 Düsseldorf Merkur Spiel-Arena, Germany [tickets]
6/28 Düsseldorf Merkur Spiel-Arena, Germany [tickets]
7/1 Hamburg Volksparkstadion, Germany [tickets]
7/2 Hamburg Volksparkstadion, Germany [tickets]
7/4 Berlin Olympiastadion, Germany [tickets]
7/5 Berlin Olympiastadion, Germany [tickets]
7/9 Lyon Groupama Stadium, France [tickets]
7/13 Turin Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino, Italy [tickets]
7/17 Warsaw PGE Narodowy, Poland [tickets]
7/21 Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, Estonia [tickets]
7/26 Trondheim Granåsen, Norway [tickets]
7/31 Gothenburg Ullevi Stadium, Sweden [tickets]
8/4 Aarhus Ceres Park, Denmark [tickets]
8/20 Montreal, QC – Parc Jean-Drapeau [tickets]
8/23 Philadelphia, PA – Lincoln Financial Field [tickets]
8/27 Washington D.C.– FedExField [tickets]
8/30 Minneapolis, MN – U.S. Bank Stadium [tickets]
9/03 Chicago, IL – Soldier Field [tickets]
9/06 Foxborough, MA – Gillette Stadium [tickets]
9/10 East Rutherford, NJ – MetLife Stadium [tickets]
9/16 San Antonio, TX – Alamodome [tickets]
9/19 Los Angeles, CA – Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum [tickets]
9/27 Mexico City, MEX – Foro Sol [tickets]

[Via Kerrang!]

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