End of the roll? Rammstein’s new album reportedly held up by paper shortage

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In recent months, it's become common for releases to get held-up by backlogs at vinyl production facilities, but the new album by German metal icons Rammstein has reportedly been delayed due to a shortage of another material... paper.

The German industrial band’s as-yet-untitled eighth album was recorded during lockdown and guitarist Richard Kruspe had previously said it would be released before their forthcoming world tour commences in May.

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Matt Parker
Features Editor, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is Features Editor for GuitarWorld.com. Before that he spent 10 years as a freelance music journalist, interviewing artists for the likes of Total Guitar, Guitarist, Guitar World, MusicRadar, NME.com, DJ Mag and Electronic Sound. In 2020, he launched CreativeMoney.co.uk, which aims to share the ideas that make creative lifestyles more sustainable. He plays guitar, but should not be allowed near your delay pedals.