The Week in Rock: July 8-14, 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 INXS, Depeche Mode, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Johnny Marr, Alison Moyet, The Cure, Public Image Ltd., The Dream Syndicate, Franke Goes to Hollywood, The Fixx and more.

SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012
Video: Johnny Marr, Alison Moyet, Nile Rodgers play The Smiths at Montreux Jazz

FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2012
My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult map out 25th anniversary tour of U.S. this fall
INXS’ ‘Kick’ to receive expanded 25th anniversary reissue with ‘unheard tracks’
Video: Soulsavers featuring Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan, ‘Take Me Back Home’

THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012
Video: The Cure’s Robert Smith plays rare solo set at Bilbao BBK Live
Is Depeche Mode hinting at Alan Wilder’s return? Or just teasing fans?
Public Image Ltd. to play Austin’s FunFunFun Fest in November
The Dream Syndicate unveils ‘Days of Wine and Roses’ 30th anniversary dates in Spain
Video: Peter Gabriel, ‘Shaking the Tree’ — from newly restored ‘Secret World Live’
Frankie Goes to Hollywood ‘Sexmix’ compiles ‘studio adventures’

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2012
Alison Moyet to play trio of ‘Rare & Obscured’ club dates in London this fall
Free MP3: Chelsea Light Moving, ‘Groovy & Linda’ — new Thurston Moore project

TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 78, first aired 7/10/12
Vintage Video: Depeche Mode’s World Violation Tour — watch 3 full 1990 concerts
Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, Les Pattinson form new band Poltergeist
The Fixx expand U.S. tour in support of ‘Beautiful Friction,’ first new album in decade

MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012
Dennis Flemion, of The Frogs, 1955-2012
Video: ‘Are We Not Men? Devo Documentary’ trailer — plus how to help fund the film
Stream: Lee Ranaldo Band featuring J Mascis, ‘Albatross’ — Fleetwood Mac cover
Tom Tom Club releasing ‘Downtown Rockers’ EP in September
New releases: English Beat, Mark Gardener & Robin Guthrie, Mission of Burma

SUNDAY, JULY 8, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 7/8/12

 

 

 

 

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