Tag: Adam Ant

Adam Ant to bring ‘Friend or Foe’ tour back to the U.S. for 16 more shows in 2020

Adam Ant to bring ‘Friend or Foe’ tour back to the U.S. for 16 more shows in 2020

New Wave icon Adam Ant still has five dates left on his current U.S. tour performing his 1982 post-Ants solo debut Friend or Foe, but he’s already announcing plans for a second American leg of that tour, a 16-date run next April and May that will focus on the western states. See full dates right here.

R.E.M., Sonic Youth, The Damned, Oingo Boingo, Squeeze may have lost tapes in UMG fire

R.E.M., Sonic Youth, The Damned, Oingo Boingo, Squeeze may have lost tapes in UMG fire

The list of artists who are believed to have lost tapes in the 2008 fire that destroyed a Universal Music Group warehouse at Universal Studios in Los Angeles includes R.E.M., Sonic Youth, The Damned, The Police, Squeeze, The Dream Syndicate, Oingo Boingo, Suzanne Vega, Adam Ant, Joe Jackson and more.

Adam Ant to perform 1982’s ‘Friend or Foe’ on North American tour this September

Adam Ant to perform 1982’s ‘Friend or Foe’ on North American tour this September

New Wave icon Adam Ant today announced he’ll return to the U.S. this September for a month-long tour during which he’ll perform his 1982 post-Ants solo debut Friend or Foe — which bore the hit title track and  “Goody Two-Shoes” and “Desperate But Not Serious” — each night. See full dates right here.

Adam Ant to bring ‘Anthems: The Singles Tour’ to U.S. for 16-date run this September

Adam Ant to bring ‘Anthems: The Singles Tour’ to U.S. for 16-date run this September

New Wave icon Adam Ant today announced he’ll return to the U.S. this September with the 16-date Anthems: The Singles Tour, which, the title suggests, would include performances of some of his best known songs. The U.S. run follows U.K. dates in May. Tickets for all shows go on sale later this week.

Blondie, Adam Ant, The Psychedelic Furs, The Fixx set for ‘Flashback’ concert in L.A.

Blondie, Adam Ant, The Psychedelic Furs, The Fixx set for ‘Flashback’ concert in L.A.

Blondie, Adam Ant, The Psychedelic Furs, The Fixx and Berlin are set to perform at Los Angeles radio station 93.1 Jack FM’s big “Flashback” concert this fall at The Theatre at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. A portion of ticket proceeds from the Sept. 21 show will go to Talk About Curing Autism.

Video: Adam Ant performs ‘Vince Taylor,’ ‘Goody Two Shoes’ on Jimmy Fallon

Video: Adam Ant performs ‘Vince Taylor,’ ‘Goody Two Shoes’ on Jimmy Fallon

With Adam Ant’s massive 43-date North American tour set to open tonight in San Diego, the New Wave icon stopped by “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night to play “Vince Taylor”— off his first album in 18 years — on the air, and then threw in a performance of “Goody Two Shoes” as a web-only exclusive.

Adam Ant announces massive 2-month, 37-date North American summer tour

Adam Ant announces massive 2-month, 37-date North American summer tour

With his first new album in 18 years now out, New Wave icon Adam Ant will return to North America this summer for an epic tour that will see him perform 37 dates across North America over a two-month span — even venturing over to Hawaii. The tour follows his first visit here in 16 years last fall.

Adam Ant documentary ‘Blue Black Hussar’ to document ‘brave return from exile’

Adam Ant documentary ‘Blue Black Hussar’ to document ‘brave return from exile’

New Wave star Adam Ant’s comeback continues this spring with the release of a documentary titled “The Blue Black Hussar,” which promises to chronicle the singer’s “brave return from exile” following a mental breakdown. Above, you can check out a short trailer for the film (via Louder Than War).

New releases: Adam Ant, Camper Van Beethoven, Bad Religion, Jesus and Mary Chain, Pogues

New releases: Adam Ant, Camper Van Beethoven, Bad Religion, Jesus and Mary Chain, Pogues

This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from Adam Ant, Camper Van Beethoven and Bad Religion, plus reissues of a pair of Jesus and Mary Chain comps on vinyl, a new best-of from The Pogues, and a belated commercial release of a film score released last year by The The.

Readers Poll 2012: Best songs of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best songs of the year

Today we count down our readers votes’ for the Top 10 songs of the year from ’80s alternative artists, and the countdown for 2012 includes tracks released this past year by Depeche Mode, Paul Westerberg, Public Image Ltd., Dead Can Dance, Dinosaur Jr, Bob Mould, Adam Ant and more.

Readers Poll 2012: Best live acts of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best live acts of the year

We finish out the Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll 2012 by counting down your picks for the Top 10 live acts of the year, a list that includes The Jesus and Mary Chain, Peter Murphy, Dead Can Dance, The Fixx, The Cure, Bob Mould, Adam Ant, Duran Duran, New Order and Swans.

Video: Adam Ant, ‘Cool Zombie’ — lead single off first new album in 18 years

Video: Adam Ant, ‘Cool Zombie’ — lead single off first new album in 18 years

When the world didn’t end in some kind of Mayan apocalypse last Friday, Adam Ant took the occasion to debut the music video for “Cool Zombie,” the lead single and opening track to his first new album in 18 years: ‘Adam Ant Is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying the Gunner’s Daughter,’ which arrives Jan. 22 on Ant’s own record label.

Linkage: Morrissey saves old lady, plus The Untouchables, Depeche Mode, Adam Ant

Linkage: Morrissey saves old lady, plus The Untouchables, Depeche Mode, Adam Ant

Our latest link round-up includes a story about Morrissey coming to the aide of an elderly woman who collapsed at a New York book store, plus newly discovered footage of The Untouchables from 1984, a look back at Depeche Mode’s ‘A Broken Frame’ at 30, and some pages from the old Adam Ant comics.

Video: Adam Ant opens first U.S. tour in 16 years with Los Angeles concert (Setlist)

Video: Adam Ant opens first U.S. tour in 16 years with Los Angeles concert (Setlist)

Fans had to wait an extra seven months after his February tour was rescheduled, but Adam Ant finally opened his first U.S. tour in 16 years last week, performing a hit-filled, 28-song set at Los Angeles’ Mayan Theatre on Thursday night. We’ve lined up 18 clips from the show for your viewing pleasure.