Tag: Siouxsie

Siouxsie and the Banshees to reissue ‘Join Hands’ on vinyl with original artwork, tracklist

Siouxsie and the Banshees to reissue ‘Join Hands’ on vinyl with original artwork, tracklist

Siouxsie and the Banshees will reissue their second album — Join Hands, originally released in 1979 — on 180-gram vinyl for Record Store Day in the U.K., a limited-edition pressing featuring the original rejected sleeve and with the song “Infantry” restored to its “rightful place as the album closer,” according to the band.

Siouxsie and the Banshees to reissue ‘Hong Kong Garden’ on double 7-inch vinyl

Siouxsie and the Banshees to reissue ‘Hong Kong Garden’ on double 7-inch vinyl

Siouxsie and the Banshees will commemorate “Hong Kong Garden” next month with a double 7-inch reissue of the single that will include the original A- and B-sides and the version from Sofia Coppola’s “Marie Antoinette” film and the recording of “Voices” from 1984’s The Thorn EP.

Vintage Video: Siouxsie, Robert Smith and Banshees get weird in ‘Play at Home’ special

Vintage Video: Siouxsie, Robert Smith and Banshees get weird in ‘Play at Home’ special

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we present one of the weirder things you’ll see today: Siouxsie and the Banshees’ “Alice In Wonderland”-inspired “Play at Home” special that aired on the U.K.’s Channel 4 in 1983, during the period Robert Smith was in the band.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Siouxsie Sioux and Budgie of The Creatures — 1990

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Siouxsie Sioux and Budgie of The Creatures — 1990

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we flash back to 1990 — a better time for Siouxsie Sioux and her then-husband/drummer, Budgie, who, in addition to playing in the Banshees, together formed side project The Creatures. This clip features footage of the duo being interviewed by Dave Kendall.

‘The feud is over’: Steven Severin says The Banshees talking again after nearly a decade

‘The feud is over’: Steven Severin says The Banshees talking again after nearly a decade

Two weeks after Siouxsie returned to the concert stage for the first time in five years, there’s even more good news for Banshees fans: Bassist Steven Severin on Friday revealed in a tweet that, “After a gap of nearly a decades, the Banshees are talking again… The feud is over.”

Video: Siouxsie closes 2nd Meltdown gig with Banshees classic ‘Spellbound’

Video: Siouxsie closes 2nd Meltdown gig with Banshees classic ‘Spellbound’

While we’ve already posted copious video from Siouxsie’s first concert in five years this past Saturday, it is worth sharing one key piece of footage from tonight’s reprise at the Yoko Ono-curated Meltdown festival, namely the one song on Saturday night’s setlist that got dropped from that show: “Spellbound.”

Siouxsie plays ‘Kaleidoscope’ in full at first concert in 5 years (SETLIST, PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Siouxsie plays ‘Kaleidoscope’ in full at first concert in 5 years (SETLIST, PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Siouxsie returned to the concert stage for the first time in five years tonight in London, performing the first of two nights at the Yoko Ono-curated Meltdown festival with a 20-song set that included a full reading of 1980’s Kaleidoscope plus Banshees favorites like “Cities in Dust” and “Israel” as well as tracks off MantaRay.

Siouxsie to play 2nd concert at Yoko Ono’s Meltdown festival due to ‘incredible demand’

Siouxsie to play 2nd concert at Yoko Ono’s Meltdown festival due to ‘incredible demand’

Due to “incredible demand,” former Banshees frontman Siouxsie has added a second performance at the Yoko Ono-curated Meltdown festival at London’s Southbank Centre, an event that also will feature sets by Patti Smith, Iggy & The Stooges, Boy George, and both Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore.

Siouxsie to play first concert in 5 years this summer as part of Yoko Ono’s Meltdown

Siouxsie to play first concert in 5 years this summer as part of Yoko Ono’s Meltdown

Siouxsie will return to the concert stage this summer after a five-year absence to perform at the Yoko Ono-curated Meltdown festival at London’s Southbank Centre, an event that also will feature sets by Patti Smith, Iggy & The Stooges, Boy George, and both Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore.