Lichtspielhaus (2004) From the country that brought you Wagner, Kraftwerk, and Rainer Werner Fassbinder comes this heavy metal sideshow of technology fetishism, pyromania, and postapocalyptic homoerotica. As…
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Lichtspielhaus (2004)

EW's GRADE
B-

Details Release Date: Jan 13, 2004; DVD Release Date: Jan 13, 2004; With: Rammstein

From the country that brought you Wagner, Kraftwerk, and Rainer Werner Fassbinder comes this heavy metal sideshow of technology fetishism, pyromania, and postapocalyptic homoerotica. As musical headbanging goes, Rammstein are utilitarian, but they have a hilariously Jerry Bruckheimeresque sense of spectacle. So this DVD of videos and concert footage is the best way to appreciate their -- what should we call it?

Originally posted Mar 19, 2004 Published in issue #756 Mar 19, 2004 Order article reprints