The Week in Rock: Jan. 8-14, 2012

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. This edition includes headlines about Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore and Vince Clarke, The Cure, World Party, Peter Murphy, Morrissey, Bob Mould, fIREHOSE, IanMcCulloch and more.

SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2012
The Cure to headline ‘series of major European music festivals’ this summer

FRIDAY, JAN. 13, 2012
Peter Murphy’s ‘Miracula Sessions’: Bid on a $4,000 weekend in Las Vegas
Free MP3: Lee Ranaldo, ‘Off the Wall’ — from ‘Between the Tides and the Times’

THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2012
World Party announces ‘Arkeology’ 5CD box set with new songs, live recordings, covers
Bob Mould to perform Sugar’s ‘Copper Blue’ at San Francisco’s Noise Pop festival
fIREHOSE books 11-date reunion tour of western U.S. around Coachella appearances

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 11, 2012
Morrissey’s Top 10 favorite singles that feature Morrissey as lead vocalist
Thomas Dolby announces 24-date ‘Time Capsule’ spring tour of North America

TUESDAY, JAN. 10, 2012
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 56, first aired 1/10/12
VCMG — Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore and Vince Clarke — to release ‘Ssss’ in March
Ian McCulloch adds New York, Los Angeles concerts to U.S. tour
Jane’s Addiction announces 17-date ‘Theatre of the Escapists’ North American tour

MONDAY, JAN. 9, 2012
Coachella 2012: Pulp, fIREHOSE, Buzzcocks, James, Squeeze, Madness on the bill
Nick Cave’s Grinderman to release remix album ‘RMX’ — stream Nick Zinner’s mix
New releases: Heaven 17, The Wedding Present, Terry Hall, Red Hot Chili Peppers

SUNDAY, JAN. 8, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 1/8/12
Milestones: David Bowie is 65 today; watch 8 full concerts spanning 1978 to 2004

 

 

 

 

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