History NightmareFuel / Rammstein

25th Dec '16 12:27:13 PM akanesarumara
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*** Add to that by reading up on the disaster- some call it the largest natural disaster since Chernobyl. By the time it got to the Danube (which features in the song title), the cyanide already went through at least 3 rivers big and small, and was highly diluted. The effects were felt not only in Romania, where the spill happened, but Hungary (thanks to the spill almost directly getting into 2 of Hungary's major rivers, first the Szamos then the Tisza), Serbia (via the Tisza and Danube as far as Belgrad), and even as far as Bulgaria. Parents from all these places asked that question when seeing fish and other animals die and smelling their rivers stink- and just as the song states, the Romanian government and the mine itself denied everything and claimed ignorance for a good while. "Nobody saw what happened" indeed.

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*** Add to that by reading up on the disaster- some call it the largest natural disaster since Chernobyl. By the time it got to the Danube (which features in the song title), the cyanide already went through at least 3 rivers big and small, and was highly diluted. The effects were felt not only in Romania, where the spill happened, but Hungary (thanks to the spill almost directly getting into 2 of Hungary's major rivers, first the Szamos then the Tisza), Serbia (via the Tisza and Danube as far as Belgrad), and even as far as Bulgaria. Parents As for the question, the accident happened in January so no children were actually ''swimming'' in the rivers, per se, bu they could have been ''walking along them'', and parents from all these places asked that question when seeing fish and other animals die and smelling their rivers stink- and just as the song states, the Romanian government and the mine itself denied everything and claimed ignorance for a good while. "Nobody saw what happened" indeed.
25th Dec '16 8:36:00 AM akanesarumara
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*** Add to that by reading up on the disaster- some call it the largest natural disaster since Chernobyl. By the time it got to the Danube (which features in the song title), the cyanide already went through at least 3 rivers big and small, and was highly diluted. The effects were felt not only in Romania, where the spill happened, but Hungary (thanks to the spill almost directly getting into 2 of Hungary's major rivers, first the Szamos then the Tisza), Serbia (via the Tisza and Danube as far as Belgrad), and even as far as Bulgaria. Parents from all these places asked that question when seeing fish and other animals die and smelling their rivers stink- and just as the song states, the Romanian government and the mine itself denied everything and claimed ignorance for a good while. "Nobody saw what happened" indeed.
7th Dec '16 10:43:26 AM Kaltes
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* The music video for "Ich Will", disturbing not because of gore and violence or nightmarish lyrics of the song, but because its depiction of journalists [[IfItBleedsItLeads treating bank robbers as if they were celebrities]] is uncomfortably close to how news media sometimes operate in RealLife.

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* The music video for "Ich Will", disturbing not because of gore and violence or nightmarish lyrics of the song, but because its depiction of journalists [[IfItBleedsItLeads treating bank robbers as if they were celebrities]] is uncomfortably close to how news media sometimes operate in RealLife.RealLife.
* ''Weisses Fleisch'' definitely deserves a mention here as well, the song is about rape told from the rapist's perspective in rather graphic detail.
26th Jun '16 6:19:34 AM CelPrevXXVI
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* The piano version of "Mein Herz Brennt". The song is creepy enough as it is, but among a lone piano is just disturbing. Till's appearance in the video doesn't help matters either.

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* The piano version of "Mein Herz Brennt". The original song is creepy enough as it is, is ([[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXv31OmnKqQ especially the music video for it]]), but among just playing it with only a lone piano is just disturbing. Till's appearance in the video doesn't help matters either.
11th Apr '16 12:44:48 PM Jaredwarrensince1991
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11th Apr '16 2:13:23 AM aye_amber
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* "Mein Teil" also deserves a mention. Partly because it's about the [[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/3230774.stm real-life case of Armin Meiwes]] -- indeed, the lyrics are preceded by Meiwes' ad for a young man to be "slaughtered and then consumed" -- and partly because in the middle eight, there's a noise in the background that sounds like dying screams. As if the fact it's an eerie metal song about cannibalism ''sung in a foreign language creepily'' weren't enough, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armin_Meiwes#Killing_and_cannibalism read the story behind the song in excruciating detail.]] Yes, he really did that to his you-know-what (hence the title, 'Mein Teil', which means 'my part' in German). And if you're still not convinced as to how frightening the song is, [[https://youtu.be/PBvwcH4XX6U watch the music video.]] [[SarcasmMode Sweet dreams...]]

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* "Mein Teil" also deserves a mention. Partly because it's about the [[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/3230774.stm real-life case of Armin Meiwes]] -- indeed, the lyrics are preceded by Meiwes' ad for a young man to be "slaughtered and then consumed" -- and partly because in the middle eight, there's a noise in the background that sounds like dying screams. As if the fact it's an eerie metal song about cannibalism ''sung in a foreign language creepily'' weren't enough, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armin_Meiwes#Killing_and_cannibalism read the story behind the song in excruciating detail.]] Yes, he really did that to his you-know-what (hence the title, 'Mein Teil', which means 'my part' in German). And if you're still not convinced as to how frightening the song is, [[https://youtu.be/PBvwcH4XX6U [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBvwcH4XX6U watch the music video.]] [[SarcasmMode Sweet dreams...]]
22nd Jan '16 1:15:13 AM ImmortalFaust
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* "Mein Teil" also deserves a mention. Partly because it's about the [[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/3230774.stm real-life case of Armin Meiwes]] -- indeed, the lyrics are preceded by Meiwes' ad for a young man to be "slaughtered and then consumed" -- and partly because in the middle eight, there's a noise in the background that sounds like dying screams. As if the fact it's an eerie metal song about cannibalism ''sung in a foreign language creepily'' weren't enough, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armin_Meiwes#Killing_and_cannibalism read the story behind the song in excruciating detail.]] Yes, he really did that to his you-know-what (hence the title, 'Mein Teil', which means 'my part' in German). And if you're still not convinced as to how frightening the song is, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ3kVtd2CCA watch the music video.]] [[SarcasmMode Sweet dreams...]]

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* "Mein Teil" also deserves a mention. Partly because it's about the [[http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/3230774.stm real-life case of Armin Meiwes]] -- indeed, the lyrics are preceded by Meiwes' ad for a young man to be "slaughtered and then consumed" -- and partly because in the middle eight, there's a noise in the background that sounds like dying screams. As if the fact it's an eerie metal song about cannibalism ''sung in a foreign language creepily'' weren't enough, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armin_Meiwes#Killing_and_cannibalism read the story behind the song in excruciating detail.]] Yes, he really did that to his you-know-what (hence the title, 'Mein Teil', which means 'my part' in German). And if you're still not convinced as to how frightening the song is, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ3kVtd2CCA [[https://youtu.be/PBvwcH4XX6U watch the music video.]] [[SarcasmMode Sweet dreams...]]
19th Nov '15 4:52:36 PM dvorak
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** Worse, the title translates to "[[AdultFear Where are the children?]]" The singer is watching his hometown die in front of him, smelling the rotten fish and birds in the river, and it hits him-Where are my kids?

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** Worse, the title first phrase of the chorus translates to "[[AdultFear Where are the children?]]" The singer is watching his hometown die in front of him, him because of a chemical spill, smelling the rotten fish and birds in the river, and it hits him-Where are my kids?
14th Nov '15 1:02:57 AM dvorak
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** Worse, the title translates to "[[AdultFear Where are the children?]]" The singer is watching his hometown die in front of him, smelling the rotten fish and birds in the river, and it hits him-Where are my kids?
15th Mar '15 8:51:03 PM MetaBuu
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** It's also told from the perspective of the guy being eaten. One set of lyrics describes how difficult it is to eat. Why? ''Because the blood loss is so severe that he can barely stay conscious''.
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