Feuer Frei!


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"Feuer frei!" (German pronunciation: [ˈfɔʏɐ ˈfʁaɪ]) is a song by German industrial metal band Rammstein. The song is released as the fifth single from their third album Mutter. The title is from the command to start shooting in German military language, can be compared to "fire at will", or "open fire" (literally, "fire freely!"). The single charted in Germany, peaking at number 33, and in the UK at number 35.


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Rammstein is a Neue Deutsche Härte (New German Hardness) band from Berlin, Germany. The band was formed in 1994 and consists of Till Lindemann (lead vocals), Richard Z. Kruspe (guitar and backing vocals), Paul H. Landers (guitar, backing vocals), Oliver "Ollie" Riedel (bass guitar), Christoph "Doom" Schneider (drums and electronic percussion) and Christian "Flake" Lorenz (keyboards). more »

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Band’s History
"Feuer Frei!" is a song created by the German Neue Deutsche Härte band Rammstein, which was formed in 1994. Rammstein is known for their theatrical live performances and heavy, industrial sounds.
Song Release
The song "Feuer Frei!" was released as the third single from the band's third studio album, 'Mutter,' in 2002.
Music Video
A notable mini-movie was made into the band's music video for "Feuer Frei!". It was directed by Rob Cohen, the same director of the movie ‘xXx’ where the song was featured.
Film Feature
"Feuer Frei!" is recognized for its appearance in the American action movie "xXx," starring Vin Diesel, in 2002. Rammstein performed the song live in a concert sequence in the film.
Song Meaning
"Feuer Frei!" translates to "Fire at Will!" in English. The song deals with the themes of power, violence, and desire, which align with the band's signature aesthetic, often imbued with a formidable sense of menace.
Musical Style
This song, like many of Rammstein's tracks, utilizes heavy guitar riffs, strong drum beats, and lead singer Till Lindemann's distinctive, deep vocals.
Live Performances
During live performances of "Feuer Frei!", band members often utilize flamethrower masks that emit fire, in line with the song's title and overall fiery theme.
Chart Performance
Although "Feuer Fei!" was not a big commercial success, it did reach number 30 on the German music charts.
Reviews & Reception
Critics have often highlighted "Feuer Frei!" as a standout track in Rammstein's discography, praising its energetic tempo and memorable chorus.
Cover Versions
The song has been covered by several artists in diverse genres, emblematic of its chord progression and melodic popularity. Alternative and metal bands particularly find the song appealing for cover versions.
Cultural Impact
The industrial metal sound of "Feuer Frei!" has made it a favorite amongst fans of the genre and it remains one of Rammstein's most recognized songs.

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