UPDATE: Rammstein have shot down reports that Till Lindemann has contracted COVID-19.
Yesterday evening Till Lindemann was admitted to a hospital on the band’s doctor’s advice. He spent the night in intensive care but has been moved as he is feeling better. Till has tested negative for the coronavirus.
German publication Bild are reporting that Rammstein singer Till Lindemann is currently in intensive care after being diagnosed with COVID-19 aka Coronavirus.
“According to BILD informations, the Rammstein singer is in intensive care in a Berlin hospital. He was in critical condition.” — reports the publication (translation courtesy of Google).
The site continues to say:
“On March 15, Lindemann performed a concert in Moscow. On his return to Berlin, he was brought to hospital by emergency medics with an extremely high fever. He tested positive for coronavirus.
After being diagnosed with pneumonia by doctors, he was immediately sent to intensive care and placed under quarantine.
He is currently feeling better and his life is no longer in danger!”
The band have not released a statement on the matter.
In more news, today marks the official unleashing of the re-release of Rammstein’s “Live aus Berlin” DVD, which initially came out in 1999, and features the band’s notorious 1998 performance in Berlin.
Of the release, Rammstein said:
Get ready for the re-release of “Live aus Berlin” – Rammstein’s iconic Berlin concert in August of 1998! Enjoy this concert-film, including the previously censored rendition of “Bück dich”!
The DVD will be available as of Friday, March 27 in the RammsteinShop: ramm.st/2TB8yAl
Rammstein are also gearing up for a European tour this spring through summer, with shows booked in Germany, France, Italy, Poland, Norway, Sweden and much more. The band will also trek through North America over the summer through early fall. See all upcoming tour dates below.
EUROPE STADIUM TOUR 2020
May 25, 2020 Klagenfurt, Wörthersee Stadion
May 29, 2020 Leipzig, Red Bull Arena
May 30, 2020 Leipzig, Red Bull Arena
Jun 2, 2020 Stuttgart, Mercedes-Benz Arena
Jun 3, 2020 Stuttgart, Mercedes-Benz Arena
Jun 6, 2020 Zürich, Stadion Letzigrund
Jun 7, 2020 Zürich, Stadion Letzigrund
Jun 10, 2020 Ostend, Park De Nieuwe Koers
Jun 14, 2020 Cardiff, Principality Stadium
Jun 17, 2020 Belfast, Boucher Road Playing Fields
Jun 20, 2020 Coventry, Ricoh Stadium
Jun 24, 2020 Nijmegen, Goffertpark
Jun 27, 2020 Düsseldorf, Merkur Spiel-Arena
Jun 28, 2020 Düsseldorf, Merkur Spiel-Arena
Jul 1, 2020 Hamburg, Volksparkstadion
Jul 2, 2020 Hamburg, Volksparkstadion
Jul 4, 2020 Berlin, Olympiastadion
Jul 5, 2020 Berlin, Olympiastadion
Jul 9, 2020 Lyon, Groupama Stadium
Jul 10, 2020 Lyon, Groupama Stadium
Jul 13, 2020 Turin, Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino
Jul 17, 2020 Warsaw, PGE Narodowy
Jul 21, 2020 Tallinn, Song Festival Grounds
Jul 26, 2020 Trondheim, Granåsen
Jul 27, 2020 Trondheim, Granåsen
Jul 31, 2020 Gothenburg, Ullevi Stadium
Aug 1, 2020 Gothenburg, Ullevi Stadium
Aug 4, 2020 Aarhus, Ceres Park
NORTH AMERICA STADIUM TOUR 2020
Aug 20, 2020 Montreal, Parc Jean-Drapeau
Aug 23, 2020 Philadelphia, Lincoln Financial Field
Aug 27, 2020 Washington D.C., FedExField
Aug 30, 2020 Minneapolis, U.S. Bank Stadium
Sep 3, 2020 Chicago, Soldier Field
Sep 6, 2020 Foxborough, Gillette Stadium
Sep 10, 2020 East Rutherford, MetLife Stadium
Sep 16, 2020 San Antonio, Alamodome
Sep 19, 2020 Los Angeles, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Sep 26, 2020 Mexico City, Foro Sol
Sep 27, 2020 Mexico City, Foro Sol
Artist photo by Jens Koch