Tag: Brendan Perry

Dead Can Dance at work on reunion album, 2012 world tour ‘taking shape’

Dead Can Dance at work on reunion album, 2012 world tour ‘taking shape’

Last May, Dead Can Dance announced it would be reuniting, and while not much has been heard since, Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard today informed fans via Facebook that ‘we have started working on the album and the world tour is taking shape… we will be announcing news in the coming weeks.’

Free MP3s: Dead Can Dance, ‘Live Happenings — Part 1’ 4-track EP

Free MP3s: Dead Can Dance, ‘Live Happenings — Part 1’ 4-track EP

The newly reunited Dead Can Dance are offering fans a free download of a four-track digital EP entitled ‘Live Happenings — Part 1’ to help tide them over in anticipation of the group’s 2012 reunion album and world tour, which is slated to begin in July and encompass North and South America, Europe, Australia and the Far East.

Video: Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry, Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie play KEXP

Video: Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry, Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie play KEXP

When former Dead Can Dance member Brendan Perry’s joint North American tour with Cocteau Twins co-founder Robin Guthrie rolled through Seattle last month, the acclaimed musicians dropped by the studios of indie-leaning public-radio outlet KEXP, where the 4AD veterans each performed a selection of their own songs live on the air.

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard reuniting for new album, 2012 world tour

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry, Lisa Gerrard reuniting for new album, 2012 world tour

Dead Can Dance will reunite for the second time since disbanding in the late 1990s to record its first new album in 16 years and set out next year on an ‘extensive two-month world tour including dates in Asia, Australasia and South America,’ the band announced this week.

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry taps Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie for North American tour

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry taps Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie for North American tour

His planned tour with Peter Murphy ended in nasty name-calling, but former Dead Can Dance member Brendan Perry has tapped another storied contemporary to join him on a just-announced 13-date North American tour: ex-Cocteau Twins member Robin Guthrie.

Bauhaus’ Peter Murphy to tour U.S. this spring

Bauhaus’ Peter Murphy to tour U.S. this spring

Peter Murphy will tour the U.S. in March and April, hitting, at a minimum, cities on the East and West coasts, with at least one Texas stop in between, judging from preliminary dates we’ve been able to assemble from venue and ticketing websites.

Dead Can Dance reissuing ’80s albums in 2 vinyl box sets with bonus Peel sessions

Dead Can Dance reissuing ’80s albums in 2 vinyl box sets with bonus Peel sessions

Reissue specialists Vinyl 180 will follow up their recent Cocteau Twins and Gary Numan box sets next month with the first of two multi-record Dead Can Dance sets, a 4LP box that collects the band’s first three releases plus a new Peel session disc on audiophile vinyl.

Peter Murphy to Brendan Perry: ‘I will take no hesitation in suing your bad ass’

Peter Murphy to Brendan Perry: ‘I will take no hesitation in suing your bad ass’

Ex-Bauhaus leader Peter Murphy finally shot back at would-be tourmate Brendan Perry today, slamming the former Dead Can Dance ‘other half’ for his ‘pretentious musical tourism’ and threatening to ‘take no hesitation in suing your bad ass.’

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’; new Andy Bell, Marc Almond, Brendan Perry

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’; new Andy Bell, Marc Almond, Brendan Perry

This week’s new CDs include the American release of The Cure’s ‘Disintegration: Deluxe Edition,’ plus new albums from Erasure’s Andy Bell, Soft Cell’s Marc Almond and Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry, and a new live album from Throwing Muses’ Kristin Hersh.

Bauhaus’ Peter Murphy sets ‘Dirty Dirt Tour’ summer dates in Europe, U.K. and Canada

Bauhaus’ Peter Murphy sets ‘Dirty Dirt Tour’ summer dates in Europe, U.K. and Canada

Despite persistent rumors of ill health, Peter Murphy this week announced 10 concerts in the U.K., Europe and Canada in late July and August as part of what he’s calling the Dirty Dirt Tour — with additional dates expected.

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry announces summer solo tour of U.K., Europe

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry announces summer solo tour of U.K., Europe

With that joint Peter Murphy tour now off the table, Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry yesterday announced the second leg of his 2010 tour: 17 dates in the U.K. and Europe spread across May, June, July, August and into September — with ‘more concerts to follow.’

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry slams Peter Murphy: ‘He’s a sandwich short of a picnic’

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry slams Peter Murphy: ‘He’s a sandwich short of a picnic’

A planned 100-date, joint Brendan Perry/Peter Murphy world tour isn’t happening because of the ex-Bauhaus frontman’s undisclosed health issues, leaving the former Dead Can Dance member to deride his would-be tourmate as being ‘a sandwich short of a picnic.’

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry sets solo dates; tour with Peter Murphy begins in April

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry sets solo dates; tour with Peter Murphy begins in April

Dead Can Dance’s Brendan Perry today unveiled a 20-date solo tour of Europe this spring in support of his forthcoming album Ark — his release first in 11 years — and said his previously announced co-headlining tour with Peter Murphy will open in mid-April in South America.

Peter Murphy to perform solo classics, rare Bauhaus songs in ‘Secret Bee’ webcasts

Peter Murphy to perform solo classics, rare Bauhaus songs in ‘Secret Bee’ webcasts

Tweet Peter Murphy has announced plans to produce and direct a new series of live webcasts — dubbed the “Secret Bee Series” — that will […]