Welcome to another installment of the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. And this week, that included posts about Midnight Oil, The Cure, Wire and New Order, plus our December mixtape and the second installment of our Rhino “Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s” Spotify playlist.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2011
The Cure reissuing ‘Wish’ in 2012, prepping ‘Friday I’m In Love’ Record Store Day 7-inch
Stream: Gary Numan, ‘Dead Son Rising’ — new album released in U.S. this week
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Beastie Boys make Rock Hall of Fame — The Cure snubbed
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2011
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 50, first aired 12/6/11
The Wedding Present to release new album in March, bring ‘Seamonsters’ tour to U.S.
Free MP3s: Dead Can Dance, ‘Live Happenings — Part II’ 4-track EP
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2011
Midnight Oil prepping box set with ‘unseen and unheard film and music’
New Order to headline Australia’s 5-city Future Music Festival in March
Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (December 2011)
New releases: The Cure, Elvis Costello, The Cramps, Peter Murphy, The Dead Milkmen
SUNDAY, DEC. 4, 2011
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 12/4/11