Tag: Poptone

Daniel Ash reveals new band and album, says Bauhaus reunion likely to resume in 2022

Daniel Ash reveals new band and album, says Bauhaus reunion likely to resume in 2022

With the Bauhaus reunion sidelined by COVID-19, guitarist Daniel Ash found plenty of time in 2020 to focus on a new album by his new band — a trio called Ashes and Diamonds — with plans to release the record later this year, he announced in a podcast interview Monday. More details here.

Undead, undead, undead: Bauhaus reunites for first concert in 13 years this November

Undead, undead, undead: Bauhaus reunites for first concert in 13 years this November

Goth-rock legends Bauhaus will reunite for their first concert in 13 years this November, a performance that comes after the band seemingly had split into competing camps in recent years, with bassist David J touring with frontman Peter Murphy and guitarist Daniel Ash teaming up with drummer Kevin Haskins as Poptone.

Peter Murphy and David J unveil North American tour celebrating 40 years of Bauhaus

Peter Murphy and David J unveil North American tour celebrating 40 years of Bauhaus

Having just wrapped up their first leg Down Under, former bandmates Peter Murphy and David J today announced a 30-date North American segment of their tour celebrating the 40th anniversary of Bauhaus — a trek that’ll see the duo performing In the Flat Field in full. Full dates and details right here.

Peter Murphy pushes San Francisco residency to 2019, plans world tour with David J

Peter Murphy pushes San Francisco residency to 2019, plans world tour with David J

Peter Murphy — still unable to get a visa to come to the U.S. from Turkey — today announced he’s rescheduling his long-planned San Francisco residency for the third time, moving the concerts, which had been scheduled to start later this month, to March 2019. See the new dates, and get the details, here.

This week’s new releases: Poptone, Midge Ure, Tony Hadley, Violent Femmes

This week’s new releases: Poptone, Midge Ure, Tony Hadley, Violent Femmes

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. This week’s releases include titles from Poptone, Ultravox’s Midge Ure, Tony Hadley of Spandau Ballet, and Violent Femmes.

Poptone announces North American summer tour as debut album release looms

Poptone announces North American summer tour as debut album release looms

Having just completed a run of West Coast dates, and with their debut album due out next month, Poptone — Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe — have just rolled out more North American tour dates, a nine-concert run this summer that’ll see the band hitting the Midwest and East Coast.

Listen: Poptone premieres new recording of Tones on Tail’s ‘Go!’ — off upcoming debut LP

Listen: Poptone premieres new recording of Tones on Tail’s ‘Go!’ — off upcoming debut LP

After last year’s tour of the U.S., Poptone — featuring longtime bandmates Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe on bass — are preparing their debut EP, a 13-song live radio session featuring performances of originally recorded by Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus.

Poptone performs Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus on debut album

Poptone performs Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus on debut album

Poptone — featuring Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe — will release its debut album this June, a 13-song live radio session featuring performances of songs originally recorded by Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus. Check out the tracklist of Poptone’s ‘Poptone.’

Poptone announces West Coast tour, preps ‘Part Time Punks’ radio session for release

Poptone announces West Coast tour, preps ‘Part Time Punks’ radio session for release

Poptone — the band featuring Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins that performs a Tones on Tail-heavy set, along with music by Bauhaus and Love and Rockets — will embark on a new run of North American dates this May, playing eight just-announced concerts up and down the West Coast. Full details here.

Kevin Haskins shares visual history of Bauhaus in new coffee table book ‘Undead’

Kevin Haskins shares visual history of Bauhaus in new coffee table book ‘Undead’

First announced last year, Bauhaus drummer Kevin Haskins’ visual history of the pioneering goth-rock act — a 315-page coffee table book stuffed with recollections and flyers, ticket stubs, personal photographs and more — will be published in early 2018 by Cleopatra Records. See images from the book here.

Peter Murphy enlists David J to play Bauhaus classics during San Francisco residency

Peter Murphy enlists David J to play Bauhaus classics during San Francisco residency

Peter Murphy has enlisted former bandmate David J to play bass in his band during the final three, Bauhaus-focused nights of his expanded 16-night residency in San Francisco next year, a run of shows that had been postponed due to the singer’s vocal problems. See full details here.

Poptone — featuring Bauhaus’ Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins — expands North American tour

Poptone — featuring Bauhaus’ Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins — expands North American tour

With just a few more show left this month, Poptone — the band featuring Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins that performs a Tones on Tail-heavy set, along with music by Bauhaus and Love and Rockets — has unveiled a new run of North American dates into December. See full dates here.

The Jesus and Mary Chain, KMFDM, Poptone playing L.A. fest with ‘strictly all black’ dress code

The Jesus and Mary Chain, KMFDM, Poptone playing L.A. fest with ‘strictly all black’ dress code

The Jesus and Mary Chain will return to the U.S. this fall to headline the Cloak & Dagger Festival in Los Angeles, a two-day event that also will feature KMFDM and Poptone, featuring Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins of Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love and Rockets. Full details here.

Watch: Poptone plays Tones on Tail’s ‘Go!’ live — plus 20-minute interview with group

Watch: Poptone plays Tones on Tail’s ‘Go!’ live — plus 20-minute interview with group

If you haven’t gotten a chance to see Poptone yet, here’s a great live video of the group performing the Tones on Tail classic “Go!” The clip was put together by Eli Kampero using footage shot at three Los Angeles-area shows in April and May. Plus, see a 20-minute interview with the whole group.