The Week in Rock: Sept. 30-Oct. 6, 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 reuniting and The Smiths not reuniting, plus Dinosaur Jr, Morrissey, PiL, The Pogues, Mudhoney, Pet Shop Boys, The House of Love and R.E.M.’s Peter Buck — plus a new Auto Reverse Mixtape and news that Slicing Up Eyeballs is the new host of Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave.’

FRIDAY, OCT. 5, 2012
Depeche Mode launches countdown to Oct. 23: Album, tour announcement expected
‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Dave Kendall bumps into future host Matt Pinfield — 9/22/91
Video: Dinosaur Jr live in Portland during MusicfestNW — watch full 30-minute set

THURSDAY, OCT. 4, 2012
The Replacements reunite to record vinyl-only covers EP, new album ‘possible’
Video: Morrissey covers Frankie Valli, plays ‘You Have Killed Me’ on Jimmy Fallon

Slicing Up Eyeballs tapped as new host of Sirius XM’s weekly ‘Dark Wave’ show
Milestones: Sinead O’Connor tore up pope’s photo on ‘SNL’ 20 years ago tonight
Public Image Ltd. cancels tonight’s U.S. tour opener in Orlando over visa problems
The Pogues announce one-off Christmas show at London’s O2 Arena
Video: Mudhoney, ‘Live at Bumbershoot’ — full 30-minute set played for Seattle’s KEXP

TUESDAY, OCT. 2, 2012
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 90, first aired 10/2/12
Reps for Morrissey, Johnny Marr shoot down rumors of The Smiths reunion — again
Video: Pet Shop Boys, ‘Leaving’ — second single off new album ‘Elysium’

MONDAY, OCT. 1, 2012
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: New round of The Smiths reunion rumors fly
Download: Auto Reverse Mixtape — Goth/Dark Wave Edition (October 2012)
Stream: The House of Love, ‘I Don’t Know Why I Love You Like I Do’ (Demo)
R.E.M.’s Peter Buck to release solo debut this week in 2,000-copy vinyl run
New releases: Mark Eitzel, The Jam’s Bruce Foxton, PiL, Aztec Camera, A.R. Kane

SUNDAY, SEPT. 30, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 9/30/12




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