Paul H. Landers (b. 9 December 1964 Baumschulenweg, Berlin, Germany) is a German musician, most notable as the rhythm-guitarist for the Tanz-Metall ("Dance metal") band Rammstein. Paul's real name was "Heiko Paul Hiersche", which he hated. When he moved out of his parents' house, he switched his first names, also in honour of his biological father. He soon left out "Heiko", making his name "Paul Hiersche".