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‘Good evening, Pasadena!’ Depeche Mode concert film ‘101’ to screen at the Rose Bowl

‘Good evening, Pasadena!’ Depeche Mode concert film ‘101’ to screen at the Rose Bowl

The Depeche Mode concert film “101” — documenting the Concert for the Masses — will get a homecoming of sorts this summer when the Los Angeles outdoor film series Eat|See|Hear screens it where it was filmed on June 18, 1988: the cavernous Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena. You can bring your dog, too.

Video: Depeche Mode, ‘A Concert for the Masses’ — rare footage from 1988’s ‘101’ concert

Video: Depeche Mode, ‘A Concert for the Masses’ — rare footage from 1988’s ‘101’ concert

Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of Depeche Mode’s iconic “Concert For the Masses,” a daylong show at the 100,000-seat Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., that also featured performances by Wire, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark and Thomas Dolby — and was, of course, filmed and recorded for ‘101.’

Stream: U2 & Soweto Gospel Choir, ‘Amazing Grace/Where the Streets Have No Name’

Stream: U2 & Soweto Gospel Choir, ‘Amazing Grace/Where the Streets Have No Name’

While U2 hasn’t yet unveiled the tracklist for its next fanclub CD, called ‘U2: Duals,’ the band today offered U2.com members a sneak peak in the form of ‘Amazing Grace/Where the Streets Have No Name,’ a track featuring Bono and Co. and the Soweto Gospel Choir that was created last summer for the World Cup. Hear it here.

New releases: U2’s Rose Bowl DVD; Andy Bell single; new Television Personalities CD

New releases: U2’s Rose Bowl DVD; Andy Bell single; new Television Personalities CD

This week’s new releases include the ‘U2 360° at the Rose Bowl’ DVD/Blu-ray, the new single from Erasure frontman Andy Bell’s forthcoming solo album, a new Television Personalities album (‘A Memory is Better than Nothing’) and a reissue of King’s ‘Steps in Time.’

U2 to release ‘U2360° at the Rose Bowl’ concert on DVD, Blu-ray in June

U2 to release ‘U2360° at the Rose Bowl’ concert on DVD, Blu-ray in June

As promised, U2 is set to release a live DVD and Blu-ray of its massive October concert at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., which was seen by more than 10 million fans in one week during an unprecedented live stream and subsequent replays on YouTube.

Milestones: Depeche Mode’s ‘101’ live double album released 21 years ago this week

Milestones: Depeche Mode’s ‘101’ live double album released 21 years ago this week

Depeche Mode’s live double album ‘101,’ recorded at the band’s massive Rose Bowl concert in 1988, was released 21 years ago this week. To mark the occasion, we look back, and offer up clips from the accompanying ‘101’ film.