Category: Reunions

Bauhaus announces Denver concert as 2020 reunion tour continues to slowly expand

Bauhaus announces Denver concert as 2020 reunion tour continues to slowly expand

The reunion of goth-rock legends Bauhaus continues to expand in drips and drabs, this time with the announcement of a late-September concert in Denver — the first sign the band’s plans for 2020 may stretch into the second half of the year. Full details and ticket information right here.

C86-era band The Flatmates to release debut album 34 years later — hear new single

C86-era band The Flatmates to release debut album 34 years later — hear new single

It’s taken 34 years since their first gig, but U.K. indie-pop act The Flatmates — a C86-era band that landed a string of singles on the indie chart’s top 10 through the late-’80s — are releasing their debut album, and we’ve got their new single, “You Held My Heart.” Hear that song, and another one off the album, here.

Midnight Oil to release 2 new albums this year, tour internationally into 2021

Midnight Oil to release 2 new albums this year, tour internationally into 2021

Midnight Oil is planning to release not one but two new musical projects this year, beginning with an eight-song mini-album called The Makaratta Project recorded with “some of our First Nations friends” to be released this summer, followed by a proper Oils studio album due out later in the year, according to the band’s website.

Close Lobsters record first new album in 31 years — hear 2 tracks off ‘Post Neo Anti’

Close Lobsters record first new album in 31 years — hear 2 tracks off ‘Post Neo Anti’

Reunited Scottish indie-pop favorites Close Lobsters — immortalized on the NME’s genre-defining C86 compilation cassette — next week will release their first new album in 31 years, a 10-song collection that’s preceded by the release of two tracks: “Godless” and “All Compasses Go Wild.”

Bauhaus adds new concerts in Dallas and Chicago to 2020 reunion tour

Bauhaus adds new concerts in Dallas and Chicago to 2020 reunion tour

Like clockwork, the goth-rock legends Bauhaus continue to roll out reunion dates, adding to more U.S. shows — in Dallas and Chicago — this summer to the band’s 2020 itinerary, which now includes seven concert and festival dates in the U.S., Mexico and Europe. See full dates right here.

The House of Love expands North American tour with 3 new dates in Boston, California

The House of Love expands North American tour with 3 new dates in Boston, California

The House of Love have added three dates to the initial itinerary of the the band’s first North American tour in nearly 30 years, a 14-date trek that now will open with a new show in Boston and feature two more concerts in California. Full dates and details, and ticket links, right here.

Bauhaus confirms fifth 2020 performance with appearance at Greece’s Release Festival

Bauhaus confirms fifth 2020 performance with appearance at Greece’s Release Festival

The reunion of goth-rock legends Bauhaus continues to expand beyond the three shows the band played in Hollywood, with the announcement of a fifth 2020 date: an appearance at the Release Festival in Athens, Greece, on June 12. It’s the band’s second European festival date. 

The Boomtown Rats debut ‘Trash Glam Baby’ — off first new album in 36 years

The Boomtown Rats debut ‘Trash Glam Baby’ — off first new album in 36 years

The reunited Boomtown Rats have debuted the first track off the Bob Geldof-led band’s first new album in 36 years,  the very catchy “Trash Glam Baby,” which you can stream in full right here, and which serves as the first taste of the forthcoming Citizens of Boomtown LP. Full details here.

Bauhaus to play Mexico City this spring in addition to London, New York City dates

Bauhaus to play Mexico City this spring in addition to London, New York City dates

The reunion of goth-rock legends Bauhaus continues to expand beyond the three shows the band played in Hollywood, with the announcement on Friday of a third 2020 date, this time in México City, between previously announced concerts in London and New York City. Full details right here.

Bauhaus reunion continues into 2020 with concerts in New York City, London

Bauhaus reunion continues into 2020 with concerts in New York City, London

The reunion of goth-rock legends Bauhaus will extend beyond the three shows the band played in Hollywood in November and December as the group — Peter Murphy, ‪Daniel Ash‬, Kevin Haskins, David J — today announced additional concerts in London and New York City. Full details right here.

The Boomtown Rats announce ‘Citizens of Boomtown’ — first new album in 36 years

The Boomtown Rats announce ‘Citizens of Boomtown’ — first new album in 36 years

Seven years after Bob Geldof reunited with The Boomtown Rats for the first time since their 1986 split, the group is set to release a new album , marking 2020 — the Year of the Rat — with a new 10-song collection called Citizens of Boomtown, the band’s first LP since 1984. Details and tour dates right here.

Watch: Bauhaus performs Brian Eno’s ‘Third Uncle’ for first time in 2 decades

Watch: Bauhaus performs Brian Eno’s ‘Third Uncle’ for first time in 2 decades

Bauhaus closed out its three-night reunion at the Hollywood Palladium on Sunday night by saving a surprise for the end of the night: the band’s first performance of its cover of Brian Eno’s “Third Uncle” since its first reunion tour in 1998 — and only its second airing since 1983. Check out video right here.

Johnny Marr’s response to latest rumor of a Smiths reunion? ‘Nigel Farage on guitar’

Johnny Marr’s response to latest rumor of a Smiths reunion? ‘Nigel Farage on guitar’

Johnny Marr has seemingly shot down the latest rumor of a reunion by The Smiths, replying on Twitter to a fan’s question about the report of a 2020 tour by the long-defunct band –“Is this crap, mate?” — by simply saying, “Nigel Farage on guitar.” Full details of the alleged reunion rumor right here.

Bauhaus roars back to life with first concert in 13 years: Hollywood Palladium setlist + video

Bauhaus roars back to life with first concert in 13 years: Hollywood Palladium setlist + video

The original lineup of Bauhaus roared back to life Sunday night at the Hollywood Palladium, as Peter Murphy, Daniel Ash, David J and Kevin Haskins came together for the first time in 13 years for the first of three planned reunion shows at the Los Angeles venue. Check out the setlist and video right here.