May 22, 2024

Protesters at Swiss Rammstein concert following accusations of sexual misconduct against frontman Till Lindemann

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(Photo by Maëva Vigier) Approximately 150 protesters gathered on Saturday at a scheduled Rammstein concert in Bern, Switzerland. They expressed their dissatisfaction with the German metal band due to the accusations of sexual misconduct against frontman Till Lindemann.

Waving banners with messages such as “I believe her” and “Stop rape culture”, the protesters also flipped their middle fingers towards the black-clad fans of Rammstein as if those fans had anything to do with it.

Around 40,000 fans were expected to attend the sold-out concert at the Wankdorf Stadium in Bern. A second concert is scheduled for today, Sunday. These are Rammstein’s first concerts since Berlin authorities opened an investigation against Till Lindemann last week in response to a series of allegations.

Multiple young women have accused the 60-year-old Lindemann. Some women claim to have been sexually assaulted, while others allege they were drugged. Young women would reportedly be selected during concerts and then asked to attend an afterparty.

Last week, the metal band hired a law firm to investigate the accusations.

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Bernard Van Isacker is the Chief Editor of Side-Line Magazine. With a career spanning more than two decades, Van Isacker has established himself as a respected figure in the darkwave scene.

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