Einstürzende Neubauten will give four last performances of their First World War project Lament this Christmas in Berlin. Also released as a studio album in 2014, Lament was originally conceived in response to a commission from Flanders, Belgium, for a performance work marking the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. The final live performances of the piece will take place at Berlin's Radialsystem V arts space between 25–28 December.
During the summer of 2015 Einstürzende Neubauten celebrated their 35th anniversary with a series of Greatest Hits concerts. They will be closing the year in a similar style with a Greatest Hits show at Radialsystem V on New Year's Eve. They promise to perform a selection of favourite tracks drawn from their 35 year old back catalogue, including albums like Perpetuum Mobile, Ende Neu, Tabula Rasa, Silence Is Sexy, and more. More information can be found here
Some more Neubauten related news: guitarist Alexander Hacke’s autobiography cum memoir Krach: Verzerrte Erinnerungen is published by Metrolit on 12 October. At the moment it’s in German only, but we can tell you that the title translates as Noise: Distorted Recollections.