After the allegations against their singer Lindemann, the band Rammstein took a stand. The band condemns “any kind of abuse”, but also warns their fans against public prejudice.
After new allegations against Rammstein singer Till Lindemann, the band spoke up for themselves. “The publications of the last few days have caused irritation and questions among the public and especially among our fans,” Rammstein wrote on Instagram.
“The allegations hit us all very hard and we take them extremely seriously.” It is important to the band that the fans can feel safe – “in front of and behind the stage”. “We condemn any kind of transgression and ask you: Do not engage in public prejudice of any kind against those who have made allegations. They have a right to their point of view.”
At the same time, the group emphasizes: “We, the band, also have a right – namely not to be prejudiced either.” Rammstein is currently on a European tour.
Allegations by several women against singer Lindemann
Several women had previously made allegations against Lindemann. Compared to the NDR and the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” they describe how young women were apparently specifically recruited for sex with the singer. Two women also report alleged sexual acts that they would not have consented to.
Lindemann’s book publisher Kiepenheuer & Witsch had the allegations and a video Cooperation with the singer ended.