Tag: Steve Kilbey

Watch: The Church’s Steve Kilbey covers The Cure classics ‘Pictures of You,’ ‘Love Song’

Watch: The Church’s Steve Kilbey covers The Cure classics ‘Pictures of You,’ ‘Love Song’

The Factory Theatre in suburban Sydney, Australia, on Saturday hosted a 25th anniversary tribute to The Cure’s ninth album Wish that was headlined by Steve Kilbey of The Church, and featured a number of Sydney-area musicians performing songs off that record and Robert Smith and Co.’s back catalog.

The Church debuts video for ‘Vanishing Man’ — opening track off ‘Further/Deeper’

The Church debuts video for ‘Vanishing Man’ — opening track off ‘Further/Deeper’

The Church is marking today’s U.S. release of their new album Further/Deeper by debuting a new music video for opening track “Vanishing Man,” a clip that spotlights the artwork of frontman Steve Kilbey. The video, which you can watch below, premiered at Guitar World.

The Church releasing new album ‘Further/Deeper’ next month — stream ‘Pride Before a Fall’

The Church releasing new album ‘Further/Deeper’ next month — stream ‘Pride Before a Fall’

The Church will release what it’s billing as its 25th studio album next month, a collection of new material that’s been christened Further/Deeper and which marks the long-running Australian rockers’ first record without guitarist Marty Willson-Piper, who was “not available” and has been replaced by Powderfinger’s Ian Haug.

Robyn Hitchcock, The Church’s Steve Kilbey team up for short Australian tour

Robyn Hitchcock, The Church’s Steve Kilbey team up for short Australian tour

“Armed only with their guitars,” Robyn Hitchcock and The Church’s Steve Kilbey are pairing up for a short run of Australian dates — just four have been announced — this April and May during which promoters promise “an unforgettable evening of whimsical lyricism and psychedelic nursery rhymes.”

Steve Kilbey reuniting with ex-Church drummer Richard Ploog on Australian tour

Steve Kilbey reuniting with ex-Church drummer Richard Ploog on Australian tour

The Church’s Steve Kilbey will perform with former bandmate Richard Ploog for the first time in nearly 25 years next month when the drummer — who left after 1990’s Gold Afternoon Fix — joins Kilbey and Mark Gable of The Choirboys for a “one-off special tour” called “Discover Australia: A Stumble Through Australian Pop History.”

Steve Kilbey releases 3-hour film documenting 1991 U.S. tour with Grant McLennan

Steve Kilbey releases 3-hour film documenting 1991 U.S. tour with Grant McLennan

The Church’s Steve Kilbey dropped a New Year’s surprise for fans, releasing a nearly 3-hour documentary that features performances, interviews and “general horsing around” that he filmed during the short 1991 U.S. tour by Jack Frost, his group with Grant McLennan of The Go-Betweens.