Tag: Siouxsie Sioux

Vintage Video: Leg in a cast, Siouxsie takes a seat to lead the Banshees through 1985 set

Vintage Video: Leg in a cast, Siouxsie takes a seat to lead the Banshees through 1985 set

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we flash back to the fall of 1985, during the weeks that Siouxsie and the Banshees continued to tour the U.K. despite the band’s frontwoman having dislocated her knee during a performance and wound up in a full leg cast. Watch it here.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Siouxsie and the Banshees’ hour-long ‘Scream Superstition’ special

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Siouxsie and the Banshees’ hour-long ‘Scream Superstition’ special

We paused the weekly “120 Minutes” Rewind feature a few months back because we’d exhausted most of the best clips available on YouTube, but, as time as passed, new finds have surfaced, including an hour-long Siouxsie and the Banshees special called “Scream Superstition.”

Trailer: BBC to air ‘Punk Britannia,’ 3-part series marking 35th anniversary of punk

Trailer: BBC to air ‘Punk Britannia,’ 3-part series marking 35th anniversary of punk

BBC Four next month will follow up its excellent documentary ‘Synth Britannia’ with the new three-part ‘Punk Britannia,’ a look at the ‘historic cosmology, meteoric impact and smouldering aftermath of the most genuinely transformative force in British popular music history.’ The three parts air Friday, June 8 and June 15.

Milestones: Siouxsie and the Banshees play 1st concert 35 years ago today (audio)

Milestones: Siouxsie and the Banshees play 1st concert 35 years ago today (audio)

Thirty-five years ago today, a nascent Siouxsie and the Banshees — with co-founders Siouxsie Sioux and Steven Severin joined by Sid Vicious on drums — played their first concert at the famed 100 Club Punk Special, opening for The Clash and the Sex Pistols. Hear it here.

Milestones: Siouxsie Sioux is 54 today; watch the Banshees’ 1983 ‘Nocturne’ concert

Milestones: Siouxsie Sioux is 54 today; watch the Banshees’ 1983 ‘Nocturne’ concert

Today we mark another milestone as goth high priestess Siouxsie Sioux turns 54; to celebrate her birthday, we present the 12-song concert portion from the DVD release of The Banshees’ classic ‘Nocturne’ home video, filmed in 1983.

Milestones: Siouxsie Sioux is 53 today; watch a complete Banshees concert from 1981

Milestones: Siouxsie Sioux is 53 today; watch a complete Banshees concert from 1981

Today we observe another dark-hued milestone, as goth queen Siouxsie Sioux — aka Susan Janet Ballion, erstwhile leader of The Banshees and The Creatures — turns 53.

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration,’ new Modern English, Marc Almond reissue

New releases: The Cure’s ‘Disintegration,’ new Modern English, Marc Almond reissue

This week’s new releases include The Cure’s ‘Disintegration: Deluxe Edition’ (CD and vinyl in Europe, iTunes in the U.S.), Modern English’s first new album in 14 years, a 2CD reissue of Marc Almond’s ‘Open All Night’ and The Wonder Stuff’s re-recording of ‘Hup.’

In stores this week: Siouxsie and the Banshees, Killing Joke box sets

In stores this week: Siouxsie and the Banshees, Killing Joke box sets

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: Siouxsie and the Banshees RELEASE: At the BBC BACKSTORY: This […]

Siouxsie and the Banshees reissuing 4 more albums, releasing ‘At the BBC’ box set

Siouxsie and the Banshees reissuing 4 more albums, releasing ‘At the BBC’ box set

For fans of Siouxsie and the Banshees, April and May will bring a bevy of archival releases — specifically the next four albums in the […]