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 INXS, James and Echo & The Bunnymen, R.E.M., The Sisters of Mercy, The Pogues, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Mission of Burma, Johnny Marr, Midnight Oil, Sugar, Morrissey and more.
THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 2012
The Pogues’ ‘Fairytale of New York’ single getting 25th anniversary reissue
TUESDAY, NOV. 13, 2012
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 96, first aired 11/13/12
Video: Johnny Marr, ‘The Messenger’ — first track off Smiths guitarist’s new solo record
Video: ‘The Artist’s Story: Midnight Oil’ — watch full Australian TV documentary
SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (11/11/12)
INXS calls it quits onstage in Australia after 35 years
Morrissey reschedules U.S. tour, adds 8 dates, replaces Stooges with Patti Smith in L.A.