Tag: Peter Gabriel

New releases: Cabaret Voltaire, Peter Gabriel, Slint, The Gun Club

New releases: Cabaret Voltaire, Peter Gabriel, Slint, The Gun Club

This week’s new release include a brand-new Cabaret Voltaire compilation that spans both periods of the band (‘#7885: Electropunk to Technopop 1978-1985’), plus a new live concert film from Peter Gabriel, a reissue of Slint’s ‘Spiderland’ with bonus documentary, and two live sets from The Gun Club.

New releases: Bob Mould, Morrissey, Simple Minds, Neneh Cherry, The Woodentops

New releases: Bob Mould, Morrissey, Simple Minds, Neneh Cherry, The Woodentops

This week’s new releases include expanded reissues, on both CD and vinyl, of Bob Mould’s solo debut ‘Workbook’ and Morrissey’s ‘Your Arsenal,’ plus brand-new studio albums from Neneh Cherry and The Woodentops, and vinyl reissues from Peter Gabriel and The Afghan Whigs.

New releases: Peter Gabriel’s ‘And I’ll Scratch Yours’ compilation of covers

New releases: Peter Gabriel’s ‘And I’ll Scratch Yours’ compilation of covers

Peter Gabriel’s companion to 2010′s Scratch My Back, out in the U.K. since September, gets a belated U.S. release this week. It features versions of his songs covered by many of the artists (Arcade Fire, Lou Reed, Paul Simon) he covered on the original release.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snubs The Replacements — but Nirvana, Peter Gabriel get in

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snubs The Replacements — but Nirvana, Peter Gabriel get in

The Replacements may be back, but they’re still getting no respect: The Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 was revealed by Rolling Stone tonight, and the ‘Mats, while nominated back in October, didn’t make the cut. Instead, Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, KISS, Hall and Oates, Cat Stevens and Linda Ronstadt will be inducted come April.

The Replacements, Peter Gabriel, Nirvana earn Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations

The Replacements, Peter Gabriel, Nirvana earn Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations

Less than two months after reuniting onstage for the first time in more than two decades, The Replacements tonight landed a nomination to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014, joining a list of nominees that includes Nirvana, Peter Gabriel, KISS and more, Rolling Stone reports.

Stream: Arcade Fire covers Peter Gabriel’s 1980 classic ‘Games Without Frontiers’

Stream: Arcade Fire covers Peter Gabriel’s 1980 classic ‘Games Without Frontiers’

Peter Gabriel this week finally will release the long-planned companion to his 2010 covers album Scratch My Back, a new 12-track compilation called And I’ll Scratch Yours that features many of the artists he covered on that original album returning the favor by covering his songs.

New releases: Nirvana, Mazzy Star, New Model Army, Peter Gabriel, Bryan Ferry, Waitresses

New releases: Nirvana, Mazzy Star, New Model Army, Peter Gabriel, Bryan Ferry, Waitresses

This week’s new releases include a 20th anniversary reissue of Nirvana’s ‘In Utero,’ the first new album from Mazzy Star in 17 years, new records from New Model Army, The MIssion and Peter Buck’s Tired Pony, plus a live Bryan Ferry DVD, a Waitresses compilation and more.

New releases: The Mission, Elvis Costello, Sebadoh, Peter Gabriel, Berlin, Sisters of Mercy

New releases: The Mission, Elvis Costello, Sebadoh, Peter Gabriel, Berlin, Sisters of Mercy

This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from The Mission, Elvis Costello and The Roots, Sebadoh and Berlin, plus a live DVD/Blu-ray release from Peter Gabriel, a 1992 live album from The Wedding Present and an audiophile vinyl pressing of The Sisters of Mercy’s ‘Floodland.’

Readers Poll 2012: Best reissues of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best reissues of the year

Today we count down the best reissue of 2012 as voted on by Slicing Up Eyeballs in this year’s readers poll, and the Top 10 list includes releases by Icehouse, Ministry, The House of Love, Ian McCulloch of Echo & The Bunnymen, Yazoo, Bob Mould’s Sugar, My Bloody Valentine, Peter Gabriel and more.

New releases: Peter Gabriel, The Mission, Heaven 17, Rites of Spring, Andy Partridge

New releases: Peter Gabriel, The Mission, Heaven 17, Rites of Spring, Andy Partridge

This week’s new releases include expanded reissues of Peter Gabriel’s ‘So’ and Heaven 17’s ‘The Luxury Gap,’ plus a new live CD/DVD set from The Mission, the previously unreleased original demo tape from Rites of Spring, a new album from XTC’s Andy Partridge and Peter Blegvad, and vinyl release from The B-52s and Ultravox.

Lloyd Dobler lives: John Cusack gives Peter Gabriel boombox during ‘In Your Eyes’

Lloyd Dobler lives: John Cusack gives Peter Gabriel boombox during ‘In Your Eyes’

Peter Gabriel’s currently in the midst of his Back to Front Tour, which finds him performing 1986’s ‘So’ in its entirety each night during the North American trek. But on Saturday night, fans got an extra dose of nostalgia, as John Cusack — yes, Lloyd Dobler himself — came on stage to present Gabriel with a boombox.

Video: Peter Gabriel previews contents of ‘So’ 25th anniversary deluxe box set

Video: Peter Gabriel previews contents of ‘So’ 25th anniversary deluxe box set

Peter Gabriel is whetting fans’ appetites for his upcoming So 25th anniversary deluxe box set with a new video that offers an animated walk-through of the eight-disc set, which features four CDs, two DVDs, two vinyl records and a 60-page book. The box set is due out Oct. 23.

Video: Peter Gabriel teases ‘So’ reissue with clip of ‘Sledgehammer’ from ‘Live in Athens’

Video: Peter Gabriel teases ‘So’ reissue with clip of ‘Sledgehammer’ from ‘Live in Athens’

Peter Gabriel is offering fans the first taste of the visual component of the upcoming reissue of his ‘So’ album in the form of this 1-minute clip of “Sledgehammer” from the newly restored “Live in Athens 1987” DVD — formerly “PoV” — that will be included in the deluxe box set version of the reissue.

The Week in Rock: Aug. 5-11, 2012

The Week in Rock: Aug. 5-11, 2012

This week’s round-up of headlines includes items about The House of Love, Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel, Elizabeth Fraser, Robert Smith, World Party, My Bloody Valentine, New Order, Billy Bragg, The Stone Roses, Bob Mould, PiL, Paul Weller and more — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.