The new Rammstein album is "expected to be released next year before the tour"

Ahead of Rammstein's 2022 stadium tour – which kicks off in May – the band are planning to release a new album…

The new Rammstein album is "expected to be released next year before the tour"
Emily Carter
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Following the news last month that lucky French astronaut Thomas Pesquet was played a brand-new Rammstein song in space, it sounds as though the rest of us on earth won't have to wait too long to hear new music either.

The band's Richard Kruspe told 24 Hours World News that the German legends are planning to release a new record – the follow-up to 2019's Untitled album – before their huge stadium tour next year.

"The album is expected to be released next year before the tour," Richard said when asked about the LP, which, given the tour begins in May 2022, doesn't seem very far away at all!

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In October, drummer Christoph ‘Doom’ Schneider said of playing Thomas Pesquet a new Rammstein song: "Space is calling! I had the honor to speak with ISS astronaut @thom_astro on behalf of @rammsteinofficial. He is the current commander of the @iss and living in space since half a year. It felt like a child’s dream coming true for me – talking to a person living in the sky, sharing a glimpse of his view, realizing again how small we all are compared to the depth of the universe…

"He was the first to listen to one of our new songs from the upcoming album. It premiered in the sky, which is an honor for us. Thank you @nasa @europeanspaceagency and Thomas for this unique experience."

Catch Rammstein live at the following dates next year:


20 Leipzig Red Bull Arena
21 Leipzig Red Bull Arena
25 Klagenfurt Wörthersee Stadion
30 Zurich Stadion Letzigrund
31 Zurich Stadion Letzigrund


4 Berlin Olympiastadion
5 Berlin Olympiastadion
10 Stuttgart Cannstatter Wasen
11 Stuttgart, Cannstatter Wasen
14 Hamburg Volksparkstadion
15 Hamburg Volksparkstadion
18 Düsseldorf Merkur Spiel-Arena
19 Düsseldorf Merkur Spiel-Arena
22 Aarhus Ceres Park
26 Coventry Ricoh Arena
30 Cardiff Principality Stadium


4 Nijmegen Goffertpark
8 Lyon Groupama Stadium
9 Lyon Groupama Stadium
12 Turin Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino
16 Warsaw PGE Narodowy
20 Tallinn Song Festival Grounds
24 Oslo Bjerke Travbane
29 Gothenburg Ullevi Stadium
30 Gothenburg Ullevi Stadium


3 Ostend Park De Nieuwe Koers
21 Montreal, QC Parc Jean-Drapeau
27 Minneapolis, MN U.S. Bank Stadium
31 Philadelphia, PA Lincoln Financial Field


3 Chicago, IL Soldier Field
6 East Rutherford, NJ MetLife Stadium
9 Foxborough, MA Gillette Stadium
17 San Antonio, TX Alamodome
23 Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
24 Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum


1 Mexico City, MX Foro Sol
2 Mexico City, MX Foro Sol
4 Mexico City, MX Foro Sol

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