On this day in history (January 27, 2004), The Cure released the box set “Join The Dots: B-sides & rarities 1978-2001”. Many of us feel that this is the best collection of b-sides put out by any artist
On this day in history (January 26, 1983), Berlin released their second studio album Pleasure Victim featuring the singles Pleasure Victim, Sex (I’m A), The Metro and Masquerade.
The 3rd time is a charm. Depeche Mode was nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame in 2017 and 2018, but did not get enough votes. 2020 is different. The band was voted in to the Hall Of Fame along with Nine Inch Nails.
As previously reported here on Strangeways, Morrissey is set to release his next studio album I Am Not A Dog On A Chain on March 20. This first single is out today, and it is called “Bobby, Don’t You Think They Know” featuring Motown legend Thelma Houston on background vocals.
Pet Shop Boys have released the 3rd single off their highly anticipated new studio album Hotspot. The single, Monkey Business, has a bit of a disco feel to it. Monkey Business is currently released as a “radio edit”.
a-Ha have released a 4K remastered video for their iconic hit Take On Me. Watch the new version below and see if you can spot any differences.
The original members of Bauhaus reunited to perform a few shows in 2019. Today, the iconic band announced two new shows for 2020 in historic venues. The band will be playing Radio City Music Hall in New York on June 26 and at the Alexandra Palace in London on April 8.
BOWIE: Stardust, Rayguns & Moonage Daydreams chronicles the rise of Bowie’s career from obscurity to fame; and paralleled by the rise and fall of his alter ego as well as the rise and fall of Ziggy Stardust. As the Spiders from Mars slowly implode, Bowie wrestles with his Ziggy persona. The outcome of this internal conflict will change not only David Bowie, but also, the world.
As we all know, The Cure performed at the Sydney Opera House earlier this year to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the epic album Disintegration. Today, the band has release 3 videos for Plainsong, Pictures Of You and Disintegration from the concert.
Showtime will be debuting two documentary films on December 27 for the bands New Order and Duran Duran. The New Order film is called Decades and it is both a concert and a documentary that follows the band as it toured with Liam Gillick and a 12-piece synth orchestra during a Manchester festival in 2017.…
Depeche Mode announced that their SPIRITS In The Forest documentary will be available for digital downloads and rentals on December 17
Noah clothing has created a new line of clothing featuring iconic Depeche Mode graphics. The collection includes outerwear, tees, hoodies and scarves. The collection is mostly inspired from the Violater era and features the Depeche Mode rose and imagery from World In My Eyes, Personal Jesus and Enjoy The Silence