The Bloc Party announced today, via Twitter, that they will be bringing their Silent Alarm tour to the United States. The tour will celebrate the music from the bands debut album.
To commemorate the 10th anniversary of their debut album To Lose My Life, White Lies have announced a special concert in London. The band will play the album in it’s entirety along with b-sides, rarities and fan favorites from the past 10 years.
Adam Ant has announced dates for a fall tour where he will be playing the Friend Or Foe album in it’s entirety, plus other favorite songs from his rich catalog.
The band’s tightly knit chemistry was apparent, with lead vocals changing between Norman Blake and Raymond McGinley, however all of the members contribute to vocals, giving an extra layer of melody to the already lush sound. The buzz of the guitars often shimmered but on tracks such as the lovely “Only With You” the band is much more subdued and the piano/synth sounds are captured and highlighted perfectly.
Alt. Rock icons, Garbage, have announced tour dates for an extended summer tour.
OMD are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a greatest hits tour launching in the UK and Europe. The tour is labeled “Souvenir – OMD 40 Years”. In addition to playing all of their hits, they will also be including some early songs that have rarely been played live.
Royal Caribbean is offering an all inclusive 80s cruise MC’d by original MTV VJ’s Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman and Alan Hunter. This years attendees feature Bananarama, The B-52’s, Berlin, Scandal, Tony Hadley (from Spandau Ballet), Tony Lewis (from The Outfield) plus Asia, Lita Ford, Midnight Star, The Motels, Big Country, The Jets, Bow Wow Wow, Katrina And The Waves and more.
The Smashing Pumpkins have announced that they will be touring North America this summer along with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds. AFI will also be joining them on the tour.
Detroit’s Majestic Theatre recently welcomed an evening of genre-bending dark music to its stage, treating audiences to a trio of artists who blend synthpop, darkwave, industrial, electroclash, and dark pop in twisting litanies of mind-bending movement and melody. Danceable, but with an undercurrent of gleeful nihilism, all three bands presented the Motor City with a full night of incredible energy.
THE CULT has announced several North American and UK 2019 headline tour dates. If you follow the band on Bandsintown, you will have access to an exclusive pre-sale that has already started.
Duran Duran are healers and entertainers; their craft goes far beyond music and proves that, even forty-one years later, their magic extends through generations. In New Orleans, people of all ages came to see the spectacle of their set, and as they wove through both classic hits and newer tracks, they proved yet again that there is a lot of life left in the Duran Duran musical lexicon, and that they are purely dedicated to real connection with their fans.
Welsh rockers The Alarm will be reissuing their signature album Strength under the name “Strength 1985-1986”. The remastered album will be released on March 15. If you pre-order the album via The Alarm website, you will qualify for an exclusive free bonus CD titled “The Alarm – A Story Of Strength”. This bonus material includes some exclusive tracks as well as narration by Mike Peters.