Kate Bush

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This week featured news about Kate Bush, Daniel Ash, Depeche Mode, Joy Division, Robyn Hitchcock and Steve Kilbey, The Sound, New Order, R.E.M., The Stooges’ Scott Asheton and more.

SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 2014
The Jesus and Mary Chain to play Brazil’s Cultura Inglesa Festival in May

FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014
Kate Bush to play 15 concerts in London this summer — first live dates in 35 years
Depeche Mode revisits 1990’s infamous Wherehouse in-store with 18-minute video

THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014
Joy Division’s debut EP ‘An Ideal for Living’ to be reissued on Record Store Day

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 19, 2014
Daniel Ash turns to fans to help fund, select songs for new ‘Stripped’ album

TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 2014
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 150, aired 3/18/14
Robyn Hitchcock, The Church’s Steve Kilbey team up for short Australian tour

MONDAY, MARCH 17, 2014
The Sound to collect expanded reissues of first 3 albums, BBC live disc in new box set
New Order announces July concerts in Chicago, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles
R.E.M. to release 4LP set of 1991, 2001 MTV ‘Unplugged’ sets on Record Store Day
New releases: Coil and Nine Inch Nails, plus David Bowie, The Stranglers reissues

SUNDAY, MARCY 16, 2014
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (3/16/14)

Scott Asheton, of The Stooges, 1949-2014