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FORUM RULES ABOUT WEB-BASED LINKS TO MUSIC AND VIDEO'S

Based on latest discussions on this forum, and studiing copyright laws, it is necessary to state out new forum mandatory rules, effective immediately, so, here we are.

LINKS TO MUSIC & VIDEOS: what is legal/what is not.
NEW RULES in the forum state:

From now on in our forum users shal NOT POST TOPICS THAT containin the following :
• Requests for or links to MP3s, music videos, or other files of questionable legality
• Bootlegs

So, please do not POST A LINK TO music or videos which does not directly originate from an officially legal site.

An OFFICIALLY LEGAL SITE is: rammstein.com or rammstein.de, universal music, a legitimate music site like MTV or VIVA. The links must be direct and linked only to the approved site. Any links which have copied and transferred the music or videos from an official legal site to ANYWHERE else are NOT OFFICIAL.

• Do not ASK FOR A LINK to music or videos. If there is a legal site for either listening or viewing, xTERNAL will provide the information in the NEWS section of www.RAMMSTEIN-EUROPE.com.

WHAT YOU CAN DO in the forums: You can DISCUSS a new song or a new video.

WHAT YOU CANNOT DO in the forums: provide illegal links or ask for links, give directions of any kind as to where something might be found (examples: file-sharing, other fansites, etc.). Screen caps will be allowed (within reason) AFTER a video has been made available through an OFFICIAL LEGAL LINK. Fan remixes of songs will be allowed (within reason) after the song has been officially released.

The above restrictions are necessary not because we are being “damn babies” or “. The reason is simply that RAMMSTEIN-EUROPE has made the decision to not be a facilitator of illegal activities involving copyrighted material. The reason for that is also clear. Rammstein’s Management has shown aggressive behaviour in combating copyright infringement.

Anyone who violates the spirit of the aforementioned expansion/explanation of what the RULES mean here as applied to music and videos (and this also includes the "making of videos") will meet up with one of the following consequences:

POST BLOCKED, LINK ERASED AND WORSE.... BANNED IF NECESSARY.

If you have ANY questions about what may or may not be acceptable here, you can always PM a Moderator and ask first before posting something that might get you in trouble here.

•any links to www.youtube.com (or other sharing sites of a similar nature)are generally not allowed.
While some videos like fan made items or spoof animations are allowed, we do not allow linking to youtube. Oftentimes there is/are illegal videos of Rammstein performances to the side of the linked videos. Actual Rammstein Videos which are very illegal to be hosted by that site - therefore we cannot allow links to youtube to be allowed.

So, links to youtube are now allowed - ONLY IF it is a fanmade video by you, and does not contain bootleg footage or footage of live performances or released performances. Stills from photos found on the net are OK. A montage is OK. Clips of released footage are NOT OK.

Please try to understand that sometimes while we may allow a certain individuals fanmade videos, and deny another persons it is usually because the content in it could get the forums in trouble.

Also if some individuals post their fanmade video and it turns out to be bootleg footage that they filmed themselves at a concert and consider that "fanmade" - then we will have to reverse the ruling on allowing fanmade videos PERIOD!

Here is an update on what is considered "fanmade".
Fanmade is fanmade. You did it yourself. Like cut and paste. You creatd everything yourself. No footage filmed by someone else no clips. Still images are OK.
For example:
If you go out and find 6 banana slugs in the yard, dress them up in LAB outfits, and put the skinniest one in a paper boat and play the music to SEEMANN on a kazoo. That is fanmade.

If you have a coverband and you do your own video or you have footage of YOUR band's performance. That is fanmade.

If you have images that you sketched of how you think the video for a song should have been and you put it to music - I think we can allow that.

Use your creativity.

IF YOU SEE VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, REPORT IT BY USING THE EXCLAMATION MARK IN THE TOP RIGHT CORNER OF RELEVANT POST.


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  • The Rose
    started a topic What's next?

    What's next?

    Rammstein Belgium just posted this on Instagram:

    https://www.instagram.com/p/BfZAaSdA...mstein_belgium

    Seems like we got quite a wait, and that both Till and Richard are also busy with their own projects.
    Last edited by The Rose; 02-19-2018, 10:09 PM. Reason: butterfingers

  • Ramm91
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    Many thanks! ^^

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  • Maya
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    Ramm91 Happy birthday

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  • The Rose
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    Originally posted by Ramm91 View Post
    Well today is my birthday and they announced a UK show. A nice gift!
    Happy birthday, hope you'll get a ticket
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  • The Rose
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    Originally posted by Maya View Post

    Deleted,i didn’t see it
    That's OK, I just thought it would be easier if we only had one thread about the same

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  • Ramm91
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    Well today is my birthday and they announced a UK show. A nice gift!

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  • Maya
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    Originally posted by The Rose View Post

    I already started a new thread under Concerts http://affenknecht.com/forum/forum/r...dium-tour-2019
    Deleted,i didn’t see it

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  • Waidmann
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    Originally posted by Snake View Post

    I can guarantee you that being passive agressive about it will not make the mods work any harder.
    It was actually mostly about the logging in stuff I was complaining. I guess you guys suffer from it as well. And regarding the mods: I guess it's really too much work for the 1-2 really active mods we have now. If the 2 of them are quite busy at one time (which surely happens several times per year) things are on hold here.

    @Maya: don't worry about it, I very much appreciate everything you already do here

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  • The Rose
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    Originally posted by Maya View Post
    I already started a new thread under Concerts http://affenknecht.com/forum/forum/r...dium-tour-2019

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  • Maya
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    The tour has been announced: http://affenknecht.com/forum/forum/r...dium-tour-2019

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  • Maya
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    Originally posted by Snake View Post

    I can guarantee you that being passive agressive about it will not make the mods work any harder.
    I'm my case it's true, I'm busy latelly and I'm not here as much as before, Hope others can add information too. Tomorrow probably we'll have an official announcement, but until night I can't publish anything,

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  • Maya
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    Source:Rammstein Fans Greece

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  • Snake
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    Originally posted by Waidmann View Post

    Welcome back!
    Yep, those other fanclub sites seem to keep up the pace better than this place. Maybe the mods here are trying, but I guess they have to log in 24 times to get anything posted on this board. This post alone cost me 3 times logging in.
    I can guarantee you that being passive agressive about it will not make the mods work any harder.

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  • Waidmann
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    Originally posted by Chrisss Nofff View Post
    Hey, guys! I have been away for some time. The main reason being that I was quite busy (moved twice, new job etc.), but also because there was no major Rammstein announcment for the last year. I might have to read through some of the converastions here

    BUT! I checked around all the major fanclub sites for the last couple of days, and it looks like we are going to get a tour announcment very soon (maybe even today or tomorrow). According to leaks it will be a summer 2019 tour with mostly large stadiums and festivals across Europe and North-America. In a way that means they are taking the "2017-tour"-style one step further.
    Welcome back!
    Yep, those other fanclub sites seem to keep up the pace better than this place. Maybe the mods here are trying, but I guess they have to log in 24 times to get anything posted on this board. This post alone cost me 3 times logging in.

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  • The Rose
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    Originally posted by Chrisss Nofff View Post
    Hey, guys! I have been away for some time. The main reason being that I was quite busy (moved twice, new job etc.), but also because there was no major Rammstein announcment for the last year. I might have to read through some of the converastions here

    BUT! I checked around all the major fanclub sites for the last couple of days, and it looks like we are going to get a tour announcment very soon (maybe even today or tomorrow). According to leaks it will be a summer 2019 tour with mostly large stadiums and festivals across Europe and North-America. In a way that means they are taking the "2017-tour"-style one step further.
    You might want to read this thread: http://affenknecht.com/forum/forum/r...-november-2018

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