The Week in Rock: July 22-28, 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 New Order, Pet Shop Boys, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Steve Kilbey, The Stone Roses, The Mission, Bad Religion, Killing Joke, Sex Pistols, They Might Be Giants and more.

FRIDAY, JULY 27, 2012
Pet Shop Boys to launch world tour with ‘totally new production’ in early 2013
Video: Steve Kilbey joins The Afghan Whigs to perform The Church’s ‘One Day’ in Sydney
Vintage Video: New Order enlists David Hasselhoff for ‘Baywatch’-themed ‘Regret’ clip
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 80, first aired 7/27/12

THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
Video: The Stone Roses, ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ in Spain — 1st pro-shot footage of reunion
Video: Ceremony covers Violent Femmes’ ‘Kiss Off’ for The A.V. Club
Free MP3: Chelsea Light Moving, ‘Frank O’Hara Hit’ — new Thurston Moore project

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2012
Vintage Video: The Cure’s ‘Just Like Heaven’ — behind-the-scenes footage
Wayne Hussey: The Mission to record new album over next year for fall 2013 release
Sex Pistols’ ‘Never Mind the Bollocks’ box set to feature demos, live disc, bootleg
Photo: Bad Religion enters Los Angeles studio to begin work on 16th album
Killing Joke quits U.K. tour with The Cult, The Mission over venue downsizing?

TUESDAY, JULY 24, 2012
Stream: Sebadoh’s ‘Secret’ EP — first new music from Lou Barlow & Co. in 13 years
They Might Be Giants to play ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Flood’ and more at 3-night New Year’s run in NYC
American Music Club’s Mark Eitzel to release ‘Don’t Be a Stranger’ in October

MONDAY, JULY 23, 2012
New Order announces fall North American tour — band’s first U.S. dates in 7 years
Robert Smith: The Cure recording with new lineup, prepping ‘Mixed Up 2’
Depeche Mode’s new album to be released in April 2013, followed by ‘full world tour’
Pet Shop Boys cover Bee Gees in tribute to Robin Gibb, release new ‘Winner’ video
New releases: Sugar, Claudia Brücken, Happy Mondays, Yazoo, Peter Gabriel, Icehouse

SUNDAY, JULY 22, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 7/22/12
Video: Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan performs with Soulsavers at Los Angeles studio

 

 

 

 

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