Rammstein has admitted on several occasions they share a lot with Laibach. Laibach was certainly an inspiration for them, and many similar German bands.

Laibach does not believe in originality… Therefore, Rammstein could not ‘steal’ much from us. They simply let themselves get inspired by our work, which is absolutely a legitimate process. We are glad that they made it. In a way, they have proven once again that a good ‘copy’ can make more money on the market than the ‘original’. Anyhow, today we share the territory: Rammstein seem to be a kind of Laibach for adolescents and Laibach are Rammstein for grown-ups.

From an interview with Laibach in 2004

This album is a bit of a change in style for Laibach. Less experiments, less references to politics, more electronics. I saw them in Amsterdam and it was like they had reinvented themselves as a dance act. The performance blew my mind.

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