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.
On this day in history (January 15, 1990), The Sundays released one of the most beloved albums of all times. Their debut album was called Reading, Writing And Arithmetic and it featured the singles Here’s Where The Story Ends and Can’t Be Sure but really, the album is amazing from top to bottom
On this day in history (January 14, 1977), David Bowie released his 11th studio album Low featuring the singles Sound And Vision, Be My Wife and Breaking Glass
The House Of Love have announced their first North American tour since 1992 in celebration of the 30th anniversary of their debut album
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.
On this day in history (January 8, 2016), David Bowie released his 25th and final studio album titled Blackstar. The album coincided with Bowie’s 69th birthday. Blackstar was recorded in secret and sadly, Bowie died 2 days after it’s release due to liver cancer that he had kept secret from the public
Michael Stipe has released his second solo single titled Drive To The Ocean. For all of 2020, all proceeds for the record will go to the Pathway To Paris charity – a non-profit organization dedicated to transitioning the world to 100% renewable energy
On Christmas morning, Nick Cave announced that his 2018 concert film “Distant Sky” would be released in it’s entirety on YouTube for his fans to stream for free
On this day in history (December 17, 1971), David Bowie released his fourth studio album Hunky Dory featuring the singles Changes and Life On Mars.
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.
On this day in history (December 14, 1979), The Clash released their 3rd studio album London Calling featuring the singles London Calling, Clampdown and Train In Vain. With this album, the band expanded their post punk sound to include other styles such as reggae, rockabilly, R&B, pop and jazz. The songs are also quite woke,…
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.