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The Cure warming up for Coachella with theater gig at Las Vegas’ Palms Casino

The Cure warming up for Coachella with theater gig at Las Vegas’ Palms Casino

For those of you who’d rather see The Cure in a (relatively) intimate club rather than standing in a field with 50,000 other people, here’s […]

Midnight Oil reunites for Australian bushfire benefit, warm-up gigs

Midnight Oil reunites for Australian bushfire benefit, warm-up gigs

Aussie rockers Midnight Oil never were known to shy away from important causes, and that’s exactly what it’s taken to get the band back together […]

Jane’s Addiction, Nine Inch Nails summer tour dates leaked

Jane’s Addiction, Nine Inch Nails summer tour dates leaked

That didn’t take long. Just days after word emerged that the (fully) reunited Jane’s Addiction would tour this summer with Nine Inch Nails, the purported […]

‘XTC As…’: Re-branded Dukes of Stratosphear reissues due in March

‘XTC As…’: Re-branded Dukes of Stratosphear reissues due in March

The EP and album that XTC’s Andy Partridge, Colin Moulding and Dave Gregory released under the guise of their psychedelic-pop side project The Dukes of […]

Sirius XM’s 1st Wave to dedicate a week to Robert Smith and The Cure in April

Sirius XM’s 1st Wave to dedicate a week to Robert Smith and The Cure in April

Details are still a bit sketchy, but Sirius XM’s 1st Wave channel — for longtime XM listeners, that’s the watered-down replacement for the late, lamented […]

‘Lost and Then I’m Found’: The Godfathers play U.S. for first time in 20 years

‘Lost and Then I’m Found’: The Godfathers play U.S. for first time in 20 years

The Godfathers — one of the best, if not most underrated, U.K. rock bands of the 1980s — triumphantly reformed in 2008, and capped the […]

Tommy Stinson on Replacements reunion: ‘I just don’t know if we have it in us’

Tommy Stinson on Replacements reunion: ‘I just don’t know if we have it in us’

Despite word last fall that The Replacements’ Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson spent a few days jamming in Minneapolis, Stinson tells Billboard.com that it’s unlikely […]

Depeche Mode announces U.S. ‘Sounds of the Universe’ tour dates

Depeche Mode announces U.S. ‘Sounds of the Universe’ tour dates

Electro pioneers Depeche Mode this week unfurled the dates and cities — but not the venues — for the North American leg of its grandiosely […]

Tracklist, cover art revealed for Sonic Youth’s ‘The Eternal’

Tracklist, cover art revealed for Sonic Youth’s ‘The Eternal’

After spending nearly two decades signed to a major label, New York noise-rock legends Sonic Youth are back where they were circa 1986: on an […]

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‘Welcome to the Occupation’

Welcome to Slicing Up Eyeballs, a site devoted to the past, present and future of  ’80s college, indie and modern rock — the bands that […]