The Week in Rock: June 17-23, 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 items about the Sex Pistols, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Simple Minds, Morrissey, The House of Love, Echo & The Bunnymen, The Cure, The Fixx, Icehouse, Ministry and more.

SATURDAY, JUNE 23, 2012
Video: The Cure at Germany’s Southside Festival — watch full 70-minute webcast
Morrissey adds 2 New York City dates at Terminal 5 after ‘instant’ Radio City sell-out

FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 2012
Vintage Video: Echo & The Bunnymen on ‘Rockpalast’ in 1983 — full 90-minute gig
Free MP3: Thurston Moore debuts first track from new band Chelsea Light Moving

THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012
The Fixx to release ‘Beautiful Friction’ next month — stream first single ‘Anyone Else’
Stream: ‘Spellbound: The John McGeoch Story’ — hour-long BBC radio documentary

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 2012
Simple Minds enlists Devo, The Church for tour of Australia, New Zealand later this year
The House of Love to make first live appearance in 4 years at Poland’s Off Festival
Video: Icehouse performs 1980 debut ‘Flowers’ at Australia’s Homebake festival

THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 75, first aired 6/19/12
The Jesus and Mary Chain expands U.S. tour with dates in New York, Boston and more
Sex Pistols’ ‘Never Mind the Bollocks’ to be reissued in 4CD ‘super deluxe’ box set
Linkage: Lloyd Cole on Bowie, plus JAMC, The Beat, Men Without Hats, Joe Jackson

MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 6/17/12
Video: The Cure plays ‘The Top’ for first time in 28 years at Sweden’s Hultsfred Festival
Ministry’s ‘With Sympathy’ expanded reissue finally due to be released?
New releases: Bob Mould, Jane’s Addiction, Men Without Hats, Vicious Pink

SUNDAY, JUNE 17, 2012
Morrissey announces 33-date U.S. tour — including L.A. show with Iggy & The Stooges
Stream: Paul Weller covers The Beatles’ ‘Birthday’ for Paul McCartney’s 70th
Video: New Order at Barcelona’s Sónar 2012 — watch full 70-minute webcast

 

 

 

 

 

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