Roxy Music will reunite once more this year, touring for the first time in the decade and playing North American shows for the first time in nearly 20 years.
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Hugely influential art-rockers Roxy Music reunited — sans Brian Eno and Paul Thompson — onstage at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies in Brooklyn on Friday night, treating fans to a six-song set in their first public performance since 2011. See it all right here.
Bryan Ferry will follow up Roxy Music’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with an 18-date North American tour later this year during which he’ll perform songs off of that band’s final album, 1982’s Avalon, along with hits from across his career. Check out full tour dates here.
Seven years after the band’s first nomination, The Cure has once again been put up for induction into the Rock and Hall of Fame, along with Devo, Kraftwerk, Roxy Music, Janet Jackson, Radiohead, LL Cool J, Rage Against the Machine, Stevie Nicks, MC5 and more. Full details right here.
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 a brand-new studio album from Simple Minds and an expanded, multi-disc reissue of Roxy Music’s debut.
This week’s new releases include multi-disc box sets from Simple Minds, Alien Sex Fiend, Roxy Music and The Farm, new albums from Shriekback, The Rezillos and The Monochrome Set, a reissue from Game Theory, and a compilation of late-’70s and early-’80s post-punk tracks.
Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry will follow up his short West Cost tour and Coachella appearances this month with a new string of North American dates this fall that center on the eastern portion of the continent, hitting Chicago, Milwaukee, Toronto, Montreal, Washington, D.C., New York, Boston and Philadelphia.
Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry will treat fans to “an incredible set list of hits, favorites rarities and covering 40 years of career highlights” during a short run of eight dates along the West Coast of the U.S. and Canada this April that have been scheduled around his twin appearances at Coachella.
This week’s new releases include the long-awaited new album from My Bloody Valentine, the new Depeche Mode single, a 10-disc Roxy Music box set, vinyl reissues of Bauhaus’ first two albums, a new studio effort from Chris Stamey of The dB’s, a collection of Bjork remixes and Julian Cope’s reissue of ‘St. Julian.’
Today we continue with more results from our Readers Poll 2012, this time counting down the Top 10 compilations, box sets and live albums, with titles from the likes of World Party, James, Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros, Roxy Music, The Specials, Skinny Puppy, Duran Duran and more.
The series launched this summer, and, so far, titles are available on Joy Division/New Order, The Smiths, Cocteau Twins and David Bowie. Next month sees publication of a title on Kate Bush, with books due in spring and summer 2013 on Abba, My Bloody Valentine, Kraftwerk, PIxies, R.E.M. and Roxy Music.
This week’s new releases include a 10CD career-spanning box set from Roxy Music, Redd Kross’ first new studio album in 15 years (‘Researching the Blues’), a new live album from The Specials and a vintage one from Bad Brains, and new compilations from Frankie Goes to Hollywood and Jesus Jones.
Eight months after the release of ‘Olympia,’ occasional Roxy Music frontman Bryan Ferry is embarking on a mammoth tour this summer and fall that will take him to Israel and all across the U.K. and Europe — plus his first U.S. dates since 2003.
In a rare show of public unity, Morrissey today threw his support behind Johnny Marr after the guitarist ‘forbid’ conservative U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron from liking The Smiths — although in typical fashion, Moz used the occasion to pen a 1,200-word screed against animal cruelty that also takes shots at Prince William and ‘his fiasco (fiancée) Kate Middleton,’ Bryan Ferry and David Beckham.