Rammstein’s drummer presents new music for astronaut in space



Being an astronaut has its privileges, and apparently one of them gets to hear Rammstein’s new music before its release. Rammstein drummer Christoph Schneider made a connection with European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet and shared a moment via Instagram where he chatted with Pesquet while in space to have him listen new music.

Pesquet recently became the Commander of the International Space Station and he will retain that role until shortly before Crew-2 returns to Earth in November.

Schneider shared some of his interaction with the astronaut via Instagram, with a series of slides of him chatting via computer from his home studio and a video of their shared musical moment.

“Space is calling,” Schneider wrote. “I had the honor of speaking with ISS astronaut @thom_astro on behalf of @rammsteinofficial. He is the current @iss commander and has been living in space for six months. like a childhood dream come true for me – talking to a person living in heaven, sharing a glimpse of their perspective, realizing again how small we are compared to the depth of the universe. “

The drummer then added, “He was the first to listen to one of our new songs from the next album. It premiered in heaven which is an honor for us. Thank you @nasa @europeanspaceagency and Thomas for that unique experience.”

Rammstein had planned to do a major world tour in 2020, but focused on new music when the pandemic struck. The band’s tour is now slated to resume in 2022. As for the follow-up to the band’s untitled 2019 album, no official details have been revealed on the release date and content, but at least we know that. there is music and a person outside of Earth. heard it.

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