asbak wrote: Rammstein more or less copied much of Laibach's format and went on to become hugely popular.
Yes. It's not that much of a surprise though because Laibach is of a more complex approach, as irony does not fare well. We saw it in this thread here. Also, Rammstein has a business machine behind them that allows them all the production extravagance they can throw in. Regarding this I was surprised when I first saw the Laibach piece with a full orchestra. It adds the appealing drama that can please crowds. That, with to-the-point video editing. But then they also do some pretty obscure pieces that by definition cannot have a wide appeal. An interesting band for sure, that's been around quite a few years.