The Week(s) in Rock: Oct. 14-27, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. Now that we’re back from vacation, this is a special two-week edition, with headlines about Depeche Mode, Morrissey, Lloyd Cole, Dinosaur Jr, The Pogues, Simple Minds, Peter Murphy, PiL, Sonic Youth, Crime & The City Solution, Vince Clarke and Martyn Ware, Midnight Oil and much more.

FRIDAY, OCT. 26, 2012
Morrissey cancels remainder of U.S. tour over ailing mother, promises to reschedule
‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Kevin Seal on 4AD compilation ‘Lonely Is An Eyesore’ — 1987

THURSDAY, OCT. 25, 2012
Lloyd Cole reunites ‘X’ album collaborators Matthew Sweet, Fred Maher for new record
Video: ‘The Pogues in Paris’ trailer — preview of new 30th anniversary live set
Johnny Marr to help Dinosaur Jr celebrate anniversary of ‘You’re Living All Over Me’

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 24, 2012
Simple Minds to release ‘Celebrate’ best-of in March, embark on 28-date U.K. tour
Ian Brown of The Stone Roses preps 13-disc ‘Collected’ box set spanning solo career
Video: Midnight Oil recalls Exxon protest in preview of Australian TV documentary

TUESDAY, OCT. 23, 2012
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 93, first aired 10/23/12
Peter Murphy announces first-ever Australian tour, plus concerts in San Diego, Miami
Depeche Mode debuts new untitled song in Paris with in-studio video — hear it here
Depeche Mode: New album cross between ‘Violator,’ ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion’

MONDAY, OCT. 22, 2012
Public Image Ltd. records 3-song live session at Minnesota’s The Current
New releases: Peter Gabriel, The Mission, Heaven 17, Rites of Spring, Andy Partridge
Depeche Mode tour 2013 : European dates surface on eve of press conference
Morrissey postpones next 4 U.S. concerts to return to England to see ailing mother

SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (10/21/12)

FRIDAY, OCT. 19, 2012
Contest: Win full set of Sugar’s new expanded CD reissues from Merge Records
Vince Clarke, Martyn Ware to release 10CD box set for The Clark & Ware Experiment

THURSDAY, OCT. 18, 2012
Free MP3: Crime & The City Solution, ‘My Love Takes Me There’

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17, 2012
Linkage: Stalking Morrissey, plus Peter Buck, Dinosaur Jr, Happy Mondays

TUESDAY, OCT. 16, 2012
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 92, first aired 10/16/12
Juliana Hatfield not playing with Lemonheads on Psychedelic Furs tour after all
Stream: Sonic Youth, ‘Intro/Brave Men Run (In My Family)’ — from ‘Smart Bar’ live album

MONDAY, OCT. 15, 2012
New releases: The Cult, Pet Shop Boys, Gun Club, The Stone Roses, ‘Teenage Kicks’ box

SUNDAY, OCT. 14, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (10/14/12)

 

 

 

 
 
 

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