Sad news that Gert Hof, who was so influential to both Till Lindemann personally and Rammstein professionally, has died in the prime of his life.  Till has already written a tribute poem to his friend,mentor, collaborator, who was there at the beginning to literally inject fire into the belly of Rammstein's stage performances.

I did not know Gert, but knew of his great influence.  I'd only recently sent him a copy of The Little Black Rammbook to see if he thought my translations of Till's lyri...
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