Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes news about My Bloody Valentine, The Smiths, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Depeche Mode, The Cult, The Charlatans, Duran Duran and Men Without Hats — plus a new Peter Gabriel live CD giveaway.
THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 2012
Johnny Marr: ‘Once again, rumors of a Smiths reunion are untrue. It’s not happening’
The Jesus and Mary Chain playing Montreal fest, plus Toronto, Buffalo, Washington D.C.
Video: Depeche Mode releases time-lapse clip of recording studio being set up
Video: The Cult, ‘For the Animals’ — first single off upcoming ‘Choice of Weapon’
Video: Lucero covers David Bowie’s ‘Modern Love’ for The AV Club’s ‘Undercover 2012’
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
Linkage: Karl Wallinger on World Party, plus Stone Roses, Passions Just Like Mine
MONDAY, APRIL 23, 2012
The Charlatans to reissue ‘Tellin’ Stories’ as expanded 2CD set, play album live in U.K.
Duran Duran reveals tracklist, cover art for ‘A Diamond in the Mind’ live CD/DVD/Blu-ray
Stream: Men Without Hats, ‘Head Above Water’ — off new LP ‘Love in the Age of War’
New releases: Public Image Ltd. EP, plus Peter Gabriel, Joe Jackson, World Party
SUNDAY, APRIL 22, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave, 4/22/12