Tag: The Bangles

Hoodoo Gurus’ new single ‘Get Out of Dodge’ features members of The Bangles, The Cowsills

Hoodoo Gurus’ new single ‘Get Out of Dodge’ features members of The Bangles, The Cowsills

Two months after their last, Trump-tweaking single, Australian rockers Hoodoo Gurus are back with another new song: “Get Out of Dodge,” featuring backing vocals by Vicki Peterson of The Bangles and John Cowsill of The Cowsills and the current iteration of The Beach Boys. Hear it right here.

New releases: 11 discs of Mojo Nixon, plus Matthew Sweet & Susannah Hoffs, Robert Forster

New releases: 11 discs of Mojo Nixon, plus Matthew Sweet & Susannah Hoffs, Robert Forster

This is 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. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks. This week: Mojo Nixon, Matthew Sweet and Susannah Hoffs, and Robert Forster.

David Roback, co-founder of The Rain Parade, Opal and Mazzy Star, dead at 61

David Roback, co-founder of The Rain Parade, Opal and Mazzy Star, dead at 61

David Roback, who helped create the neo-psychedelic Paisley Underground scene of the 1980s through his bands The Rain Parade and Opal before gaining his greatest acclaim alongside Hope Sandoval in Mazzy Star, died Monday, the Los Angeles Times reported. More details right here.

Like Totally Music Festival with Public Image Ltd. canceled after The Bangles drop out

Like Totally Music Festival with Public Image Ltd. canceled after The Bangles drop out

The ’80s-themed Like Totally Music Festival that was scheduled for Saturday at Huntington State Beach south of Los Angeles was canceled today, two days after co-headliners The Bangles dropped out and after organizers failed to provide proper safety documentation for the stage. Full details here.

New releases: Paisley Underground all-stars, plus ‘Lost 80s,’ X, U2, Wire Train, Josef K

New releases: Paisley Underground all-stars, plus ‘Lost 80s,’ X, U2, Wire Train, Josef K

This is 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. Since we missed last week’s round-up, a few that just came out last Friday, too. Includes new/reissued releases from X, U2, Wire Train and more.

Bangles, Three O’Clock, Dream Syndicate, Rain Parade team up for California shows

Bangles, Three O’Clock, Dream Syndicate, Rain Parade team up for California shows

After nearly 30 years, a full-blown reunion of the Paisley Underground will take place this December in California as four of the scene’s key acts — headliners The Bangles, plus the newly reunited The Three O’Clock, The Dream Syndicate and Rain Parade — team up for at least two concerts in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

The Three O’Clock add L.A.-area, San Francisco club dates to Coachella reunion

The Three O’Clock add L.A.-area, San Francisco club dates to Coachella reunion

Paisley Underground standard-bearers The Three O’Clock will prepare for their Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival reunion this April with a far more intimate warm-up gig in Pomona, Calif. — part of the mammoth music fest’s slate Los Angeles-area concerts taking place before and between the event’s twin weekends.

New releases: The Stranglers’ new CD, plus The Jesus and Mary Chain, Bangles on vinyl

New releases: The Stranglers’ new CD, plus The Jesus and Mary Chain, Bangles on vinyl

This week’s new releases include ‘Giant,’ the 17th studio album from The Stranglers, plus new vinyl editions of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s 1994 album ‘Stoned & Dethroned’ and The Bangles’ 2011 effort ‘Sweetheart of the Sun.’

Elvis Costello to release ‘Return of the Spectacular Spinning Songbook’ live box set

Elvis Costello to release ‘Return of the Spectacular Spinning Songbook’ live box set

Elvis Costello will commemorate this year’s revival of his ‘Spectacular Spinning Songbook’ — which debuted during a 1986 trek that saw him choosing setlists onstage via a giant spinning wheel — with a limited-edition box set featuring a CD, DVD and 10-inch vinyl EP culled from the performer’s May 11 and 12, 2011, shows in Los Angeles.

The Week in Rock: Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2011

The Week in Rock: Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2011

This week’s headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs included a lot of big news about The Cure, plus items on The Mission, Erasure, Gary Numan, The Sisters of Mercy, R.E.M., Lou Reed (and Metallica) and The Jesus and Mary Chain, plus a new Bangles contest.

Contest: Win The Bangles’ ‘Sweetheart of the Sun’ — first new album in 8 years

Contest: Win The Bangles’ ‘Sweetheart of the Sun’ — first new album in 8 years

The Bangles — featuring original members Susanna Hoffs, Debbi Peterson and Vicki Peterson — returned to record racks this week with ‘Sweetheart of the Sun,’ and Universal Music has provided us with three copies to award to lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs readers.

New releases: The Smiths, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Nirvana, Erasure, The Bangles

New releases: The Smiths, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Nirvana, Erasure, The Bangles

This week’s new releases include the U.K. CD-only version of The Smiths ‘Complete’ box set, reissues of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Automatic’ and ‘Honey’s Dead,’ the 20th anniversary reissue of Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind,’ the new single from Erasure and a new album from The Bangles (‘Sweetheart of the Sun’).