A Farewell from Faust?

May 3rd, 2010, 3:38 pm by Greg

Werner “Zappi” Diermaier (photo by Andrzej Pilarczyk)

Werner “Zappi” Diermaier at Proctors in 2009 (photo by Andrzej Pilarczyk)


Is the pioneering German experimental rock band Faust calling it quits with their upcoming album, “Faust Is Last”? Their record label, Klangbad Records, is calling it the band’s farewell album.

Here’s a quote from the Klangbad website:

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The Tale of Faust’s Cement Mixer

October 29th, 2009, 1:05 pm by Greg
Jean-Herve Peron performing on cement mixer (photo by Andrzej Pilarczyk)

Jean-Herve Peron performing on cement mixer (photo by Andrzej Pilarczyk)

Check out this nifty little entry from the blog of Proctors CEO Philip Morris regarding the concert by legendary German prog-noise mavericks Faust at the Schenectady theater a month ago.

Go here to read our review of Faust’s show and see some great concert photos by Andrzej Pilarczyk.

LIVE: Faust @ Proctors, 9/30/09

October 1st, 2009, 1:46 pm by Greg

Werner “Zappi” Diermaier, electric sander virtuoso

Werner “Zappi” Diermaier, electric sander virtuoso



Ho hum.

Another legendary 1970s German experimental rock band armed with a cement mixer and power sanders. Why don’t we ever get a chance to see something different in this town?

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