OREANDA-NEWS A member of the musical group Rammstein, keyboardist Christian Flake Lorenz said that he considers Mikhail Gorbachev a hero. This was reported on August 1 by Izvestia.

According to Lorenz, Gorbachev is a "brave man" who is the initiator of the destruction of the Berlin Wall. He added that he was personally acquainted with the politician, their meeting took place in Cologne during the music award ceremony.

Rammstein is a German metal band formed in January 1994 in Berlin. The musical style of the group belongs to the genre of industrial metal (specifically - its German scene Neue Deutsche Härte).  The composition of the group has never changed.