Related Information for Rainer Maria Rainer Maria is an emo/indie rock band formed in Madison, Wisconsin in 1995. Bassist Caithlin De Marrais, guitarist Kyle Fischer, and drummer William Kuehn formed the band in the late summer of 1995 and named the band after the German poet Rainer Maria Rilke. They're known for their poetic lyrics and resounding metaphors. The lineup never changed during their eleven-year career.In its earlier days, the band had duel male and female vocals performed by De Marrais and Fischer; l.. read more