Published Feb 01, 2000Who are you?
Richard Kruspe-Bernstein, guitar
Who are you? Richard Kruspe-Bernstein, guitar.
What are you up to? Rammstein - full time.
Hometown and current HQ: Berlin and New York.
Current fixations: Sad movies.
Mind altering work of art: Dali's paintings.
Most memorable/inspirational gig and why? New Orleans concert: We stripped down and the cops pulled us off the stage.
What should everyone shut up about? Nothing in general, but people should act instead of just talking.
Your greatest strength/weakness: Unlimited creativity/control freak.
Your vital daily ritual: 5 Tibetan exercises.
Guilty pleasure: Eating.
If I wasn't playing music I would be: A psychiatrist.
Your most memorable day job: Cleaning the apartment for an older woman who had stuffed her pet poodles (one every year).
Best/worst advice received: Be honest (applies to both).
I would drop everything to play a benefit for: Abused children.
What makes you want to take it off and get it on? Beautiful women.
What personal trait would make you kick someone out of your band and/or bed? And have you? Betrayal or if someone hurt my kid.
When I think of Canada I think: Maple syrup.
Music and sex: Is there a difference? Why? Yes, but both possible at the same time.
Strangest brush with celebrity: Kiss concert.
What does your mom wish you were doing instead? Chef.