The Week in Rock: Oct. 7-13, 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 Killing Joke, Midge Ure, New Order, Dinosaur Jr, Blondie, The Stone Roses, The Ocean Blue and more — plus the debut of Slicing Up Eyeballs as the new host of Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave.’

FRIDAY, OCT. 12, 2012
‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: 120 X-Ray on Siouxsie & The Banshees — 1988
Editor’s Note: Slicing Up Eyeballs is on vacation — light posting week ahead

THURSDAY, OCT. 11, 2012
Midge Ure announces U.S. solo tour, hopes to ‘pave the way’ for Ultravox later in 2013

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10, 2012
Video: Watch Blondie’s 45-minute live NYC webcast — plus download 3 new songs
The Stone Roses confirm first 2013 concerts with 5-date Australian festival trek

TUESDAY, OCT. 9, 2012
Video: Morrissey chats with Stephen Colbert, plays 2 songs on ‘The Colbert Report’
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 91, first aired 10/9/12
Dinosaur Jr to release 1987 live set on ‘Chocomel Daze’ limited-edition vinyl LP

MONDAY, OCT. 8, 2012
The Ocean Blue to release first new album in more than a decade this January
New Order’s ‘Lost Sirens’ due this fall, North and South American dates possible in 2013
Killing Joke plan 2 albums in 2013, plus ‘limited’ number of U.S. concerts next spring
New releases: ‘Athens, GA – Inside/Out,’ plus Clan of Xymox, Kirsty MacColl, R.E.M.

SUNDAY, OCT. 7, 2012
Lloyd Dobler lives: John Cusack gives Peter Gabriel boombox during ‘In Your Eyes’
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (10/7/12)

 

 

 

 
 
 

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