Category: Tributes

‘Ceremony: A New Order Tribute’ proceeds to benefit Tony Wilson children’s charity

‘Ceremony: A New Order Tribute’ proceeds to benefit Tony Wilson children’s charity

Florida-based record label 24 Hour Service Station next month will release a two-disc tribute to New Order, proceeds from which will benefit the Salford Foundation Trust’s Tony Wilson Awards, established in memory of the late Factory Records co-founder and Manchester musical icon.

Video: U2 and Virgin Prunes’ Gavin Friday cover David Bowie’s ‘The Jean Genie’

Stadium headliners U2 did something pretty unusual last night: Bono and Co. served as a backing band for longtime friend Gavin Friday at the Irish […]

Thom Yorke, Michael Stipe, Frank Black pay tribute to Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy

Thom Yorke, Michael Stipe, Frank Black pay tribute to Miracle Legion’s Mark Mulcahy

Mark Mulcahy, frontman of nearly forgotten ’80s college-rock act Miracle Legion, is the subject of a new tribute album featuring contributions by Radiohead’s Thom Yorke, […]

Love and Rockets tribute album to feature Black Francis, The Flaming Lips

Love and Rockets tribute album to feature Black Francis, The Flaming Lips

Black Francis, The Flaming Lips and The Dandy Warhols are among the acts paying tribute to seminal neo-psychedelic/post-goth trio Love and Rockets on the forthcoming […]

R.E.M. crashes its own tribute concert, plays surprise song with Patti Smith

R.E.M. crashes its own tribute concert, plays surprise song with Patti Smith

This week’s star-studded Carnegie Hall tribute to legendary college-rock grads R.E.M. was capped off with an appearance by the band itself, performing “E-Bow the Letter” […]