In a tweet earlier today, The Cure have announced that they will be playing this years Austin City Limits Music Festival in October. This is the first North American tour date that they have announced so far.
On June 21, Prince’s estate will released an album of previously unreleased material called Originals. This album includes recordings taken from his historic vault and consists of songs that he originally penned for the likes of The Time, Apollonia 6, Vanity 6, Shiela E, Martika and more.
New Order will be hitting the road in Europe this August. Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday April 26th at 10am CET. Below are the announced cities that they will be playing. Hopefully, they will be visiting a city near you.
This October, Prince’s book titled The Beautiful Ones will be released featuring never before seen photos, original scrapbooks and lyric sheets, and the memoir he began writing prior to his death.
Howard Jones has released the second single off of his upcoming album Transform, due out on May 10th. This follows the first track Beating Mr Neg, released last month. This song has a classic Howard Jones 80s sound to it with a bit of a funk edge to it.
This weeks playlist features our favorite songs from the entire catalog of The Cure; over100 songs spanning from Three Imaginary Boys to 4:13 Dream. The playlist also includes some of Robert Smith’s collaborations with Junior Jack, Crystal Castles, Junkie XL, The Glove and more
Duran Duran has posted a few treats for us this weekend. First off, the band posted an official live video for Is There Something I Should Know, taken from the famous As The Lights Go Down concert series that were filmed during the Arena tour in 1984. The vinyl version of As The Lights Go Down was a much sought after commodity this record store day.
There have been reports of a movie about Depeche Mode coming to Netflix this summer. The movie is a documentary telling the story of six dedicated, long-time Depeche Mode fans from six countries. The film ends with each of the fans meeting up for the bands Berlin concert, which was the final concert of the 2018 Spirit tour.
Tears For Fears joined Weezer on the Jimmy Kimmel show for a performance of their iconic hit song Everybody Wants To Rule The World. Weezer has recently recorded a cover of the song on their Teal Album of all covers where they also covered a-Ha, Toto, The Eurythmics, Michael Jackson and TLC.
Last month we reported on the New Order Youtube series and the release of the Movement Definitive Edition Box Set. The box set is now available and the band has recently posted on Youtube some of the tracks off of it.
OMD are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a greatest hits tour. They will be joining The B-52’s and Berlin on several dates in addition to a few headlining shows of their own.
Today, Gary Numan announced dates for his 40th anniversary tour. If you haven’t had a chance to see him on his Savage tour, we highly recommend you check this out. It was easily one of the best shows that this author has seen in recent years.