Tag: Darklands

The Jesus and Mary Chain sues Warner Music over copyrights to ‘Psychocandy’ and more

The Jesus and Mary Chain sues Warner Music over copyrights to ‘Psychocandy’ and more

Jim and William Reid of The Jesus and Mary Chain this week sued the Warner Music Group for copyright infringement, alleging the band’s label has refused to turn over the copyrights to debut album Psychocandy and the group’s early singles under the so-called “35-year law.” Full details right here.

The Jesus and Mary Chain move expanded European ‘Darklands’ tour to late 2021

The Jesus and Mary Chain move expanded European ‘Darklands’ tour to late 2021

The Jesus and Mary Chain have rescheduled for a second time — and expanded — their COVID-delayed European tour during which they were to perform 1987’s Darklands in full, with 22 concerts now scheduled in November and December of this year. Full dates and details here.

The Jesus and Mary Chain move U.K. performances of ‘Darklands’ to early 2021

The Jesus and Mary Chain move U.K. performances of ‘Darklands’ to early 2021

The Jesus and Mary Chain have begun rescheduling their canceled tour during which they were to perform 1987’s Darklands in full, announcing a trio of new U.K. dates in February 2021 and telling fans they are working hard to rebook a slate of European shows as well. Check out the new dates here.

New Order, Pixies, JAMC, Bauhaus, Wire, Bob Mould among acts canceling concerts worldwide

New Order, Pixies, JAMC, Bauhaus, Wire, Bob Mould among acts canceling concerts worldwide

The coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on live music across the globe, with giant festivals — including Coachella and South By Southwest — postponed or canceled and tours in the U.S. and around the world being canceled or curtailed in an effort to protect large crowds from transmitting COVID-19.

The Jesus and Mary Chain recording new album that will ‘hopefully’ be released in 2020

The Jesus and Mary Chain recording new album that will ‘hopefully’ be released in 2020

The Jesus and Mary Chain are back in the studio working on the group’s second post-reunion album — the follow-up to 2017’s Damage and Joy — with plans to “hopefully” release it in 2020, and, if not, in 2021, Jim Reid told the publication Cryptic Rock in a recent interview. Full details right here.

The Jesus and Mary Chain to perform ‘Darklands’ in UK, Europe on 2020 tour

The Jesus and Mary Chain to perform ‘Darklands’ in UK, Europe on 2020 tour

Five years ago, The Jesus and Mary Chain set out to perform their noise-pop debut Psychocandy in full. Now the Reid brothers will follow that up with a tour of the U.K and Europe early next year during which they’ll perform their follow-up, 1987’s Darkands, each night. See full details right here.

New releases: Morrissey, Cocteau Twins, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Spiritualized, Talking Heads

New releases: Morrissey, Cocteau Twins, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Spiritualized, Talking Heads

This week’s new releases include the brand-new studio album from Morrissey (‘World Peace is None of Your Business’) as well as vinyl reissues from Cocteau Twins, The Jesus and Mary Chain and Spiritualized, plus the digital release of the classic Talking Heads concert film ‘Stop Making Sense.’

The Jesus and Mary Chain’s 11LP ‘Complete Vinyl Collection’ to feature live album, rarities

The Jesus and Mary Chain’s 11LP ‘Complete Vinyl Collection’ to feature live album, rarities

Demon Music Group will mark the 30th anniversary of The Jesus and Mary Chain with The Complete Vinyl Collection, a deluxe box set featuring 11 LPs that includes all six of the band’s studio albums, plus a 2LP set of BBC sessions, a live album and a “fan-selected B-sides and rarities LP.”

Readers Poll 2011: Best reissues of the year

Readers Poll 2011: Best reissues of the year

Today we roll out the second of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. This time, it’s your Top 10 reissues of the year.

Label to replace Jesus and Mary Chain’s new ‘Darklands’ reissues with tracking error

Label to replace Jesus and Mary Chain’s new ‘Darklands’ reissues with tracking error

ans of The Jesus and Mary Chain who already have purchased or are awaiting shipment of the new 2CD/1DVD reissue of ‘Darklands’ take note: Demon Music Group has acknowledged that there is a ‘mastering glitch’ on Disc 1 of the set that has resulted in tracks 8 through 16 beginning slightly ahead of their respective track markers.

Video: Trailers for Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Stoned & Dethroned,’ ‘Munki’ reissues

Video: Trailers for Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Stoned & Dethroned,’ ‘Munki’ reissues

With the first two titles of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s 2CD/1DVD reissue series — 1985′s ‘Psychocandy’ and 1987′s ‘Darklands’ — now out, Demon Music Group today released the final two trailers for the project, previews of 1994′s ‘Stoned & Dethroned’ and 1998′s ‘Munki,’ which will be released Oct. 3.

New CDs: Jesus and Mary Chain, Waterboys, Throwing Muses, Madness, 808 State

New CDs: Jesus and Mary Chain, Waterboys, Throwing Muses, Madness, 808 State

This week’s new releases include the first two reissues from The Jesus and Mary Chain (‘Psychocandy,’ ‘Darklands’), a new album from The Waterboys (‘An Appointment with Mr. Yeats’), best-ofs from Throwing Muses (‘Anthology’) and 808 State (‘Blueprint’) and a 3CD/1DVD box set from Madness (‘A Guided Tour of Madness’).

Video: Trailers for Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Automatic,’ ‘Honey’s Dead’ reissues

Video: Trailers for Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Automatic,’ ‘Honey’s Dead’ reissues

Demon Music Group today released video trailers for the second two titles in The Jesus and Mary Chain’s upcoming 2CD/1DVD reissue series: 1989’s ‘Automatic’ and 1992’s ‘Honey’s Dead.’

Video: Trailers for Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Psychocandy,’ ‘Darklands’ reissues

Video: Trailers for Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Psychocandy,’ ‘Darklands’ reissues

A couple weeks ago, the Demon Music Group rolled out fancy 3-D previews of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s much-anticipated 2CD/1DVD reissues, and now the label has posted short trailers of the first two: 1985′s ‘Psychocandy’ and 1987′s ‘Darklands,’ which will be released Sept. 19.