They are one of the most successful bands in their genre, achieving worldwide fame. Primarily their songs are sung in German while they may sing in English, Spanish, French and even Russian. They have sold over 15 million albums worldwide.
Their unique blend of metal, industrial, classical and techno musical elements is what has made them one of Europe’s most successful rock bands ever.
Their live shows are known for their pyrotechnic performance and theatrics, which have earned them many awards across the world.
In 1995, Rammstein released their debut album, HERZELEID, which went platinum in several European territories. Then, they released their album; SEHNSUCHT in 1997, and it debut in the US in January 1998. After SEHNSUCHT was released, it ended up being more successful than Rammstein; it went platinum in Germany and in the US, along with other European countries. Every single and album released has made it quickly on the European charts.
In 1999, Rammstein was nominated for a Grammy for Best Metal Performance, and they were the first German band ever nominated.
The band has toured the US, Japan, Europe, South America and Australia. They have defined themselves largely through their live concert, which are characterized close to a full-scale operatic production by their pyrotechnics.
Rammstein has proven to be true entertainers, as they became a worldwide must-see show. They have had an ample share of success, and will continue to succeed. Fans in the US may not understand their lyrics, but they do enjoy their unique shows and sound.