Category: TV

Watch: Depeche Mode plays ‘Where’s the Revolution’ on ‘The Late Late Show’

Watch: Depeche Mode plays ‘Where’s the Revolution’ on ‘The Late Late Show’

Depeche Mode made its second foray onto late-night American television to promote its new album Spirit, appearing on “The Late Late Show with James Corden” on Monday night to perform “Where’s the Revolution.” The band played the same song last month on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

Video: Depeche Mode performs ‘Where’s the Revolution’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

Video: Depeche Mode performs ‘Where’s the Revolution’ on ‘The Tonight Show’

Depeche Mode’s new single “Where’s the Revolution” received its live debut Wednesday night when the band performed it on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” The track is the first released off the band’s upcoming 14th studio album, Spirit, which is due out on March 17.

Vintage Video: Talking Heads talk, and perform, on UK’s ‘South Bank Show’ in 1979

Vintage Video: Talking Heads talk, and perform, on UK’s ‘South Bank Show’ in 1979

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we turn to the UK television program “The South Bank Show,” and its 1979 spotlight on Talking Heads. The half-hour episode features the band being interviewed, plus live performances of classics such as “Psycho Killer” and “Life During Wartime.”

Vintage Video: The Smiths preform hour-long set for German TV show ‘Rockpalast’ in 1984

Vintage Video: The Smiths preform hour-long set for German TV show ‘Rockpalast’ in 1984

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we dip into the vaults of “Rockpalast” for this performance by The Smiths in 1984. This 15-song set finds the band burning through its early material to the point that it encores with a couple of its best-known songs that already had been performed earlier.

Defunct music blog mentioned on basic-cable sitcom

Defunct music blog mentioned on basic-cable sitcom

Promotional clip teasing the third episode of Denis Leary’s new “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll” sitcom, airing July 30, 2015, on the FX television network, in which one of the charactes makes a reference to a certain music blog that is no longer with us.

Watch the Afghan Whigs play ‘The Lottery,’ ‘I Am Fire’/‘Tusk’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Watch the Afghan Whigs play ‘The Lottery,’ ‘I Am Fire’/‘Tusk’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Having just wrapped up a European tour in support of their reunion album, The Afghan Whigs dropped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, where they performed a pair of tracks off Do To the Beast: the single “The Lottery,” which was shown on-air, and then, as a web-only performance, “I Am Fire,” coupled with just a taste of Fleetwood Mac’s “Tusk.”

‘Backwards Walk Into the Future: A Tribute to 120 Minutes’ in Philadelphia this weekend

‘Backwards Walk Into the Future: A Tribute to 120 Minutes’ in Philadelphia this weekend

Fans of that pinnacle of Sunday night television viewing would be advised to get to Philadelphia this weekend, where the Philly Music Video Fest will close with a salute to the program featuring highlights from “120 Minutes,” a special pre-recorded intro from creator/host Dave Kendall and a few surprises.

Watch Bob Mould blow the roof off ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’

Watch Bob Mould blow the roof off ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’

Bob Mould and his eponymous band stopped by “The Late Show with David Letterman” on Friday night to promote their current album, Beauty & Ruin, performing a pair of songs — “Tomorrow Morning” and “Kid with a Crooked Face” — back to back. Watch that performance right here.

Watch J Mascis cover Mazzy Star’s ‘Fade Into You’ on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Watch J Mascis cover Mazzy Star’s ‘Fade Into You’ on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Dinosaur Jr frontman J Mascis returned to “Late Night With Seth Meyers” last night to promote his latest album, Tied to a Star, performing the single “Every Morning” on air, and then sticking around for a web-only cover of Mazzy Star’s 1993 hit “Fade Into You.”

Watch the BBC’s ‘The Clash: New Year’s Day ′77’ — featuring unseen live footage

Watch the BBC’s ‘The Clash: New Year’s Day ′77’ — featuring unseen live footage

On New Year’s Day, the UK’s BBC Four aired a new 75-minute documentary called “The Clash: New Year’s Day ’77” put together by filmmaker Julien Temple and built around his own, previously unseen footage of the of the band performing on Jan. 1, 1977, at the Roxy club.

Watch The Replacements rip through ‘Alex Chilton’ on ‘Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’

Watch The Replacements rip through ‘Alex Chilton’ on ‘Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’

Nearly 30 after allegedly being banned from “Saturday Night Live” over a drunken and profane performance, The Replacements returned to NBC’s famed 30 Rockefeller Center on Tuesday night to blast through their 1987 single “Alex Chilton” on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.”

Decades after ‘SNL’ ban, The Replacements returning to 30 Rock to play ‘Tonight Show’

Decades after ‘SNL’ ban, The Replacements returning to 30 Rock to play ‘Tonight Show’

More than 28 years after being banned from “Saturday Night Live” — reportedly over a drunken and profane performance — The Replacements will return to NBC’s famed 30 Rockefeller Center next week to perform as musical guests on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.”

Video: Bob Mould tears through two ‘Beauty & Ruin’ songs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Video: Bob Mould tears through two ‘Beauty & Ruin’ songs on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Bob Mould swung by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Wednesday to promote his new album Beauty & Ruin, tearing through a pair of the record’s tracks — “The War” on air, and “Hey Mr. Grey” as a web exclusive — with Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins filling in for Mould’s regular stickman, Jon Wurster.