Rammstein Have Announced Another UK Show For 2020 – Tickets On Sale
Following Rammstein’s absolutely epic headline show this weekend in Milton Keynes – their biggest UK headline date ever – the German titans have announced a return for 2020.
The band will be taking on the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Saturday, June 20 next year – which will actually top last weekend’s record as their biggest headline date ever in England.
Of course, this isn’t Rammstein’s only UK stop in 2020; the six-piece will also be hitting Belfast’s Boucher Road Playing Field in Northern Ireland just three days before. The two dates are sandwiched in between a whole load of huge arena and stadium dates throughout Europe, running from May 25 in Austria, to August 4 in Denmark.
Catch Rammstein live at the following:
25 Klagenfurt Wörthersee Stadion, Austria
29 Leipzig Red Bull Arena, Germany
30 Leipzig Red Bull Arena, Germany
2 Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Arena, Germany
3 Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Arena, Germany
6 Zurich Letzigrund, Switzerland
7 Zurich Letzigrund, Switzerland
10 Ostend Event Site, Belgium
17 Belfast Boucher Road Playing Field, Northern Ireland
20 Coventry Ricoh Arena, UK
24 Nijmegen Goffertpark, Holland
27 Düsseldorf Merkur Spiel-Arena, Germany
28 Düsseldorf Merkur Spiel-Arena, Germany
1 Hamburg Volksparkstadion, Germany
2 Hamburg Volksparkstadion, Germany
4 Berlin Olympiastadion, Germany
5 Berlin Olympiastadion, Germany
9 Lyon Groupama Stadium, France
13 Turin Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino, Italy
17 Warsaw PGE Narodowy, Poland
21 Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, Estonia
26 Trondheim Granåsen, Norway
31 Gothenburg Ullevi Stadium, Sweden
4 Aarhus Ceres Park, Denmark
Kerrang! recently spoke to Rammstein’s lighting designer Roland Griel to talk about what goes into such an epic live show. He told us that around 400 people work on the setting up, taking down, transporting, operation, maintenance, feeding, management, and blowing up of each and every gig.
There’s even a second team on hand to start work at the following venue, getting ready to set up and build the stage. Bonkers.
“Going into stadiums, you can only bring in about 10 trucks at a time, so you have to make sure you bring in the right one at the right time for what it’s got in it, that there are enough people around,” says Roland. “I think they’ve got the load out down to four and a half hours now. Then they get in the trucks and drive 500km to the next show. Then they load all the pyro and lights, which takes about eight hours. Repeat that until the tour is over!”
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