The Cure circa 2013

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 the The Cure, New Order, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Throwing Muses, John Lydon, Midnight Oil, Peter Murphy, Matthew Sweet, The Replacements, Gary Numan, Bob Mould and more.

SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014
Video: Midnight Oil’s Peter Garrett, Jim Moginie join Hunters & Collectors onstage
John Lydon joins North American arena tour of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’

FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014
Peter Murphy debuts ‘Hang Up’ — pounding lead single off Youth-produced ‘Lion’
R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, Mike Mills help Joseph Arthur pay tribute to Lou Reed on Letterman

THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014
Tommy Stinson on future of The Replacements: ‘Anything at this point could happen’
Gary Numan delivers glitchy VHS-inspired video for ‘Splinter’ single ‘I Am Dust’

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2, 2014
Throwing Muses dig into ‘Purgatory/Paradise’ in live KEXP performance, interview
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 151, aired 4/1/14

TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
‘Barbed Wire Kisses’: Zoe Howe’s Jesus and Mary Chain biography due out in May
Bob Mould debuts rocker ‘Hey Mr. Grey’ — first track off upcoming ‘Beauty & Ruin’
Robert Smith: The Cure’s ‘4:13 Dream’ sessions to be released as 2 new albums

MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
Video: New Order debuts new song ‘Drop the Guitar’ at Lollapalooza Chile
Matthew Sweet’s breakthrough album ‘Girlfriend’ to be reissued on 180-gram vinyl
New releases: Killing Joke, Mighty Lemon Drops, Flaming Lips, Swans, Athletico Spizz 80

SUNDAY, MARCH 30, 2014
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (3/30/14)
Robert Smith not terribly keen on The Cure’s ‘new’ album — or more ‘Trilogy’ shows in 2014