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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 The, New Order, Nirvana, The Replacements, Peter Murphy, The Afghan Whigs, The Cult, Butthole Surfers, The Smiths, R.E.M.’s Mike Mills and more.

SATURDAY, APRIL 12, 2014
The Cult at Coachella 2014: Watch full 50-minute webcast from Weekend 1
The Afghan Whigs at Coachella 2014: Watch full 40-minute webcast from Weekend 1

FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 2014
Nirvana enlists Joan Jett, Kim Gordon, Lorde, St. Vincent, J Mascis for Rock Hall, secret gig
‘This is not just pop music’: Michael Stipe inducts Nirvana into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
Coachella 2014 webcast — Pixies, Bryan Ferry, Pet Shop Boys, The Cult. But no Replacements
New Order on ‘Blue Monday’ — exclusive excerpt from ‘Mad World’ New Wave oral history

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9, 2014
The The’s 1983 debut ‘Soul Mining’ to be reissued in deluxe 2LP 180-gram vinyl set
Peter Murphy preps ‘Mr. Moonlight Tour: 35 Years of Bauhaus’ DVD, 10-inch EP

TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 152, aired 4/8/14
Here’s pro-shot video of that new New Order song — which is actually called ‘Singularity’
Together again: The Smiths’ Johnny Marr, Andy Rourke play ‘How Soon Is Now?’ in Brazil
Butthole Surfers’ ‘Independent Worm Saloon’ to receive 180-gram vinyl reissue

MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
Contest: Win tickets to see The Cult at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas
Stream: Bok Bok (Buzzcocks, The Fall), ‘Come Back To Me’ — Record Store Day 7-inch
New releases: Blancmange, J Mascis’ Sweet Apple, Off!, John Frusciante, Kirsty MacColl

SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (4/6/14)
The Replacements in the studio? Band shares video of ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’ performance
Video: Mike Mills and Drivin’ N Cryin’ play R.E.M. classics at Buren Fowler tribute