Rammstein frontman Till Lindemann questioned by Russian police, performance cancelledMonday, August 30, 2021 6:30 AM PT / 4,861 views
A Russian music festival set to feature Rammstein vocalist Till Lindemann this past weekend was cancelled shortly beforehand following pressure from local authorities.
Police are confirmed to have questioned Lindemann in his hotel Saturday night (photos here). A few reports state that Lindemann was actually arrested for planning to ignore COVID-19 precautions in the Russian city of Tver, however, the festival's organizer says that Lindemann was given a warning, after which time the police left.
Specifics aside, the festival was cancelled and the festival site cordoned off by Russian authorities.
Meanwhile, Lindemann's manager, Anar Reiband, reportedly faces charges for violating Russian immigration laws after allegedly misrepresenting his reasons for entering Russia.