The Week in Rock: June 24-30, 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 Replacements’ Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson, Dinosaur Jr, XTC, The English Beat, The Dream Syndicate, The Cure, Dead Can Dance, Elvis Costello, Joe Jackson and more.

SATURDAY, JUNE 30, 2012
Stream: Dinosaur Jr, ‘Watch the Corners’ — first track off upcoming ‘I Bet On Sky’

FRIDAY, JUNE 29, 2012
Vintage Video: XTC performs for ‘Rockpalast’ on German TV in 1982 — full 70-minute gig
The English Beat to release ‘Live! at the US Festival’ CD/DVD in September
The Dream Syndicate reuniting to mark 30th anniversary of ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’

THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 2012
Video: The Cure at Belgium’s Rock Werchter 2012 festival — watch hour-long webcast
Peter Murphy announces ‘final run’ of ‘Ninth’ tour dates in western U.S., New York
Video: The Stone Roses faux documentary ‘The Second Second Coming’

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2012
Paul Westerberg, Tommy Stinson team up to help ex-Replacement Slim Dunlap

TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 76, first aired 6/26/12
Full-album stream: Dead Can Dance, ‘Anastasis’ — first new record in 16 years
Stream: Chris Connelly fronts Nachtmystium on cover of Joy Division’s ‘The Eternal’
Elvis Costello sets ‘2054 — The Centenary Show’ solo dates in California this fall
Pet Shop Boys to release ‘Winner’ — first single off upcoming ‘Elysium’ — next week

MONDAY, JUNE 25, 2012
Free MP3: Dead Can Dance, ‘Amnesia’ — off ‘Anastasis,’ 1st new album in 16 years
The Alarm’s Mike Peters to play ‘Spirit of 76’ concert in New Jersey on Fourth of July
Free MP3: Joe Jackson and Iggy Pop, ‘It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)’
New releases: The English Beat reissues, plus Joe Jackson, Ministry, The Flaming Lips

SUNDAY, JUNE 24, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 6/24/12

 

 

 

 

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