Universal Music Group restricts collaboration with Rammstein

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(Photo by Ochir-Erdene Oyunmedeg) Record label Universal Music Group (UMG) is limiting its collaboration with Rammstein due to frontman Till Lindemann (60) being accused of unwanted sexual acts. German media outlets NDR and Süddeutsche Zeitung report that UMG will cease promoting albums by the German metal band.

UMG stated in a statement to the German media that the company has “the utmost respect for the women who have courageously spoken out in this case.”

Multiple young women have accused 60-year-old Lindemann, claiming that they were invited to afterparties during concerts where various sexual acts allegedly took place. One woman told the BBC that she was “recruited” to have sex with the singer.

On Wednesday, it was announced that the German public prosecutor’s office has initiated a criminal investigation against 60-year-old Lindemann. The metal band has hired a law firm to investigate the accusations against the frontman.

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