On the heals of last years Beneath The Eyrie album, Pixies have released an EP of 3 tracks recorded during the Beneath The Eyrie album session that were previously unreleased.
NME magazine has reported that Johnny Marr will join Hans Zimmer on the upcoming James Bond film No Time To Die
The Week In Review – 2020 Week 3 featuring Depeche Mode, Humanist, Ministry, House Of Love, Boomtown Rats
Velvet Rebel recaps This Week In Music as covered by Strangeways Radio and Slicing Up Eyeballs. He recaps what’s this years Hall Of Fame inductees including Depeche Mode and Nine Inch Nails, along with his views on the Kraftwerk omission. Plus, reviews of the latest singles from Humanist w/ Dave Gahan and The Boomtown Rats. Concert news from Ministry and The House Of Love is covered. And finally, he looks back at the anniversaries of classic albums from The Sundays and David Bowie and leaves us with a track from an up and coming band – Moaning
On this day in history (January 16, 1995), Siouxsie And The Banshees released their 11th and final studio album The Rapture, featuring the singles O Baby and Stargazer
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