The Week in Rock: May 20-26, 2012

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 The Stone Roses, The Cure, Buzzcocks, Skinny Puppy, Nick Cave, Redd Kross, Ultravox, Paul Weller, Vince Clarke and Depeche Mode, Peter Gabriel, Morrissey, Sugar, Blondie, Devo and more.

SATURDAY, MAY 26, 2012
Video: The Cure debuts guitarist Reeves Gabrels, digs out rarities at Pinkpop Festival
Video: Howard Devoto rejoins Buzzcocks for first time in 33 years at Manchester gig

FRIDAY, MAY 25, 2012
Stream: Skinny Puppy, ‘Dogshit’ (Live) — from ‘Bootlegged, Broke and In Solvent Seas’

THURSDAY, MAY 24, 2012
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds announce final 3 reissues with 5.1 Surround, bonus material
Stream: Redd Kross, ‘Researching the Blues’ — title track of first new album in 15 years

WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 2012
The Stone Roses reunite for first concert in 16 years (SETLIST, VIDEO, PHOTOS)
Ultravox streaming 5-song preview of ‘Brilliant’ reunion album for next 24 hours
Video: Paul Weller strips down ‘Sonik Kicks’ with acoustic set at Wall Street Journal
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 71, first aired 5/22/12

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2012
Vince Clarke rejoins Depeche Mode… for dinner
Milestones: Morrissey is 53 today; watch 12 full Smiths, Moz concerts from 1983-2012
Peter Gabriel announces ‘So’ box set reissue, North American ‘Back to Front’ tour
Video: Florence + The Machine cover Talking Heads’ ‘Wild, Wild Life’ in animal costumes
Merge to reissue Bob Mould’s Sugar catalog in U.S. — download 3 free live MP3s

MONDAY, MAY 21, 2012
Haçienda at 30: Watch New Order, Smiths, Stone Roses, Chameleons at Manchester club
Blondie and Devo to tour U.S. together this September — initial dates announced
Skin Yard — proto-grunge act on ‘Deep Six’ comp — reissues catalog digitally
New releases: Ian McCulloch, The Cult, Dave Gahan, Joey Ramone, Hoodoo Gurus

SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave, 5/20/12
Linkage: Crowded House’s Peter Jones dies, plus Dave Gahan, Morrissey, David Bowie

 

 

 

 

 

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