|Genre||Rock Against Communism|
|Country of origin||United States|
Panzerfaust Records was a Minnesota-based white power record label founded in September 1998. Named after a German anti-tank rocket, the record label distributed the music of white power bands and organized concerts across the United States. At the label's peak around 2000, it was the main competitor of Resistance Records, and they had grown close to the neo-Nazi group White Revolution.
Panzerfaust Records was founded in 1998 by Anthony Pierpont, Ed Wolbank and Eric Davidson. The organisation had ties to a number of other groups, including Hammerfist Nation, the "largest [US] skinhead group", Volksfront and White Revolution. In 2003 Bryant Cecchini, aka Byron Calvert, joined the company.
In 2004, the label launched Project Schoolyard, a United States-wide campaign to distribute free Panzerfaust sampler CDs to middle school and high school students. In response, schools were notified and in some districts CDs were confiscated or voluntarily turned over by students, and the anti-fascist record label Insurgence Records responded by offering a free downloadable compilation called Project Boneyard.
Panzerfaust Records shut down in early 2005 after the arrest of Pierpont for drug possession, and the emergence of claims that Pierpont was of hispanic descent and had "dated women and transgendered individuals outside the White race". The company was reorganised without Pierpont to become "Free Your Mind Productions", and Pierpont has since moved away from racism and the white power movement.
As of January 27, 2005, the Panzerfaust Web site was no longer operating.
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