Tag: Nitzer Ebb

Front 242 announces Jean-Luc De Meyer is hospitalized and “his health is worrying”

Front 242 announces Jean-Luc De Meyer is hospitalized and “his health is worrying”

Front 242 canceled a pair of planned concerts in their native country this weekend after Jean-Luc De Meyer was hospitalized.

Front 242, Nitzer Ebb to headline 10th edition of Chicago’s Cold Waves festival

Front 242, Nitzer Ebb to headline 10th edition of Chicago’s Cold Waves festival

Chicago’s industrial-themed Cold Waves festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary this September with a three-day event headlined by Front 242 and Nitzer Ebb.

Nine Inch Nails unveils U.S. tour — including “one night only” with Ministry, Nitzer Ebb

Nine Inch Nails unveils U.S. tour — including “one night only” with Ministry, Nitzer Ebb

Nine Inch Nails announced a limited number of U.S. concerts this spring and fall, including a “one night only” hometown gig with special guests Ministry and Nitzer Ebb.

Test Dept, Pop Will Eat Itself, Severed Heads, Paul Barker touring ahead of Cold Waves VIII

Test Dept, Pop Will Eat Itself, Severed Heads, Paul Barker touring ahead of Cold Waves VIII

Cold Waves will return to Chicago later this month for its eighth installment, and this year a number of the bands on the bill are touring — together and apart — in the weeks leading up to the Sept. 19 to 22 industrial-music festival at the Metro. Full details right here.

Nitzer Ebb will be short 2 members on first leg of North American tour due to visa delays

Nitzer Ebb will be short 2 members on first leg of North American tour due to visa delays

Nitzer Ebb’s first North American tour in nearly a decade will find the EBM giants a bit shorthanded as mainstays Bon Harris and Douglas McCarthy will not be joined on the first leg by original drummer David Gooday and Stark’s Simon Granger. Full details and tour dates right here.

Nitzer Ebb plots first North American tour in nearly decade around European festival dates

Nitzer Ebb plots first North American tour in nearly decade around European festival dates

EBM giants Nitzer Ebb, who reformed late last year and played a handful of dates in December, today announced a 12-date North American tour in May ahead of their planned appearances at a spate of European summer festivals and additional concerts into the fall. Full dates right here.

New releases: R.E.M., Nitzer Ebb, Camouflage, Elvis Costello, Belly, David Bowie, Cocteau Twins

New releases: R.E.M., Nitzer Ebb, Camouflage, Elvis Costello, Belly, David Bowie, Cocteau Twins

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. (Since we missed last week’s round-up, this includes titles that came out this past Friday, too.)

NItzer Ebb reactivates with giant ‘1982-2010: The Box Set,’ live shows planned for 2019

NItzer Ebb reactivates with giant ‘1982-2010: The Box Set,’ live shows planned for 2019

EBM giants Nitzer Ebb, last active with the release of 2010’s Industrial Complex and subsequent touring, today announced a giant career-spanning vinyl box set and plans to tour in 2019 with original drummer David Gooday back on board for the first time since 1987. Full tracklists are available right here.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Depeche Mode meets MTV contest winner in London — 1991

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Depeche Mode meets MTV contest winner in London — 1991

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we travel back to June 23, 1991, for an episode built around MTV’s “120 Minutes Naked Power Grab” contest, which offered one lucky viewer the chance to be “president” of Mute Records for a week. Here’s 12 minutes of footage from the episode featuring the winner and DM.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The Sisters of Mercy, Sonic Youth, Nitzer Ebb at Reading  — 1991

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The Sisters of Mercy, Sonic Youth, Nitzer Ebb at Reading — 1991

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present a series of clips of what host Dave Kendall announces as “the first-ever international edition of ‘120 Minutes,'” broadcast in August 1991 from England’s Reading Festival. Kendall chats up The Sisters of Mercy’s Andrew Eldritch and members of Sonic Youth, Nitzer Ebb and James.

Nitzer Ebb’s ‘Basic Pain Procedure’ reissued on CD, cassette with bonus 1983 live set

Nitzer Ebb’s ‘Basic Pain Procedure’ reissued on CD, cassette with bonus 1983 live set

Pylon Records this month will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Nitzer Ebb’s original Basic Pain Procedure demo tape by releasing it on CD for the first time ever — and reissuing it in its original cassette form — and packaging the eight-song set with a rare live recording from 1983.

New releases: House of Love, Robin Guthrie, Douglas McCarthy, X-TG, Blow Monkeys, more

New releases: House of Love, Robin Guthrie, Douglas McCarthy, X-TG, Blow Monkeys, more

This week’s new releases include reissue of albums from The House of Love, The Blow Monkeys, Josef K and Marc and the Mambas, plus new music from Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie, Douglas J. McCarthy of Nitzer Ebb, Bryan Ferry and the surviving members of Throbbing Gristle.

Video: Yazoo, Erasure, The Assembly, most of Depeche Mode at Short Circuit Presents Mute

Video: Yazoo, Erasure, The Assembly, most of Depeche Mode at Short Circuit Presents Mute

Short Circuit Presents Mute wrapped up last night in London with a Vince Clarke extravaganza, which included a set with Erasure, an appearance by Alison Moyet for what might have been Yazoo’s final performance and a surprise reunion with Feargal Sharkey to play the lone single the duo recorded as The Assembly.

Erasure, Yazoo, members of Depeche Mode to perform at Short Circuit Presents Mute

Erasure, Yazoo, members of Depeche Mode to perform at Short Circuit Presents Mute

A parade of classic synthpop and electronic artists including Erasure, Yazoo, Nitzer Ebb and four current and former members of Depeche Mode will take the stage in London this weekend to celebrate the hugely influential Mute Records label at the annual Short Circuit Electronic Music Festival.