Tag: Hoodoo Gurus

Hoodoo Gurus’ rare U.S. tour rescheduled a second time, now set for spring 2022

Hoodoo Gurus’ rare U.S. tour rescheduled a second time, now set for spring 2022

Australian rockers Hoodoo Gurus have been forced for the second time to reschedule their first U.S. tour in more than a decade, this time because the band’s members can’t leave their home country due to their government’s strict restrictions on international travel. See the rescheduled dates right here.

Hoodoo Gurus’ new single ‘Get Out of Dodge’ features members of The Bangles, The Cowsills

Hoodoo Gurus’ new single ‘Get Out of Dodge’ features members of The Bangles, The Cowsills

Two months after their last, Trump-tweaking single, Australian rockers Hoodoo Gurus are back with another new song: “Get Out of Dodge,” featuring backing vocals by Vicki Peterson of The Bangles and John Cowsill of The Cowsills and the current iteration of The Beach Boys. Hear it right here.

Hoodoo Gurus target Trump with new single ‘Hung Out to Dry,’ reschedule rare U.S. tour

Hoodoo Gurus target Trump with new single ‘Hung Out to Dry,’ reschedule rare U.S. tour

ustralian rockers Hoodoo Gurus have begun work on a new studio album they plan to release next year, but have offered fans an early taste of their new music in the form of an uncharacteristically political single called “Hung Out to Dry” that goes after President Donald Trump. Check out the new song right here.

Hoodoo Gurus release new single ‘Answered Prayers,’ announce first U.S. tour in 10 years

Hoodoo Gurus release new single ‘Answered Prayers,’ announce first U.S. tour in 10 years

Australian college-rock faves Hoodoo Gurus dropped two big pieces of news this week: they’ve released a brand-new single called “Answered Prayers,” and, even more surprising, they announced the band’s first U.S. tour in a decade. The new single is available now on streaming services, and can be heard here.

Vintage Video: Hoodoo Gurus tear through ‘Stoneage Romeos’-era set in Sydney in 1984

Vintage Video: Hoodoo Gurus tear through ‘Stoneage Romeos’-era set in Sydney in 1984

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we head down under for this hour-long performance broadcast by Australian television of the Hoodoo Gurus playing in Sydney in 1984 in the months following the release of their debut, Stoneage Romeos.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Martha Quinn shines the ‘120 X-Ray’ on Hoodoo Gurus — 1986

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Martha Quinn shines the ‘120 X-Ray’ on Hoodoo Gurus — 1986

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we flash back to the very first year of the show, 1986, for this “120 X-Ray” segment that finds Martha Quinn digging into Australia’s Hoodoo Gurus around the time of the release of “Death Defying,” the third single off 1985’s ‘Mars Needs Guitars!’

The Week in Rock: Feb. 12-19, 2012

The Week in Rock: Feb. 12-19, 2012

Our round-up of this week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Jesus and Mary Chain, Squeeze, Elvis Costello, Kraftwerk, Simple Minds, Colourbox, Morrissey, Lloyd Cole and Paul Weller — plus the first new Public Image Ltd. song in 20 years.

Video: Hoodoo Gurus, ‘Use-By Date’ — new single from ‘Golden Watch’ best-of

Video: Hoodoo Gurus, ‘Use-By Date’ — new single from ‘Golden Watch’ best-of

Hoodoo Gurus have released a new music video for ‘Use-By Date,’ a song previously available as digital bonus track on 2010’s ‘Purity of Essence’ that serves as the new single off the band’s upcoming best-of ‘Golden Watch: 20 Golden Greats,’ which will be released March 16 in Australia.

The Week in Rock: Jan. 15-21, 2012

The Week in Rock: Jan. 15-21, 2012

This round-up of the week’s activity at Slicing Up Eyeballs includes news of The Wedding Present’s new album, plus headlines about The Cure, Morrissey, The Psychedelic Furs, Peter Murphy, Close Lobsters, Hoodoo Gurus, Violent Femmes, New Order and more.

Hoodoo Gurus mark 30 years with new ‘Gold Watch’ best-of, ‘Dig It Up!’ concert series

Hoodoo Gurus mark 30 years with new ‘Gold Watch’ best-of, ‘Dig It Up!’ concert series

Hoodoo Gurus will celebrate their 30th anniversary this spring by releasing a new career-spanning best-of set and hosting ‘Dig It Up! The Hoodoo Gurus Invitational,’ a series of four concerts in the band’s homeland featuring hand-picked guests such as Red Kross, The Fleshtones and The 5.6.7.8’s.

Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (January 2012)

Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (January 2012)

New (work) week, new month, new year… time, it would seem, for the latest in our monthly series of Auto Reverse mixtapes — two 45-minute sides to help you ease back into post-holiday life. Stream or download the two sides, crammed, as always, with some ’80s college-rock favorites and a few new tracks.

Hoodoo Gurus taking ‘Purity of Essence’ tour to Europe, United States this fall

Hoodoo Gurus taking ‘Purity of Essence’ tour to Europe, United States this fall

Having spent the better part of the last month touring their native Australia, pop-rock powerhouse Hoodoo Gurus will venture overseas in late September and to play shows in Spain, France and the U.K., followed by a brief seven-city tour of the United States in October.

New releases: Hoodoo Gurus, Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie; B-52s reissue ‘Cosmic Thing’

New releases: Hoodoo Gurus, Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie; B-52s reissue ‘Cosmic Thing’

This week’s new releases include ‘Purity of Essence,’ a new studio album from the Hoodoo Gurus (out in Australia, anyway); ‘Sunflower Stories,’ a four-track EP from the Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie; and an Audio Fidelity gold-disc reissue of The B-52s’ ‘Cosmic Thing.’

Hoodoo Gurus set U.S. release for ‘Purity of Essence,’ mock Metallica in making-of video

Hoodoo Gurus set U.S. release for ‘Purity of Essence,’ mock Metallica in making-of video

Australia’s Hoodoo Gurus today announced a May 11 U.S. release date for their ninth studio album, ‘Purity of Essence,’ which the band is teasing with a six-part web mockumentary that pokes fun at Metallica’s self-help doc ‘Some Kind of Monster.’