Tag: The Cars

Video: The Cars perform ‘Let’s Go,’ ‘Blue Tip’ on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Video: The Cars perform ‘Let’s Go,’ ‘Blue Tip’ on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

In their first television appearance in 24 years, The Cars dropped by ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ on Tuesday night to perform ‘Blue Tip’ off just-released comeback album ‘Move Like This’ as well as 1979 smash ‘Let’s Go.’

Video: The Cars play Seattle’s Showbox — band’s first concert in nearly 25 years

Video: The Cars play Seattle’s Showbox — band’s first concert in nearly 25 years

The surviving members of The Cars — singer/keyboardist Ric Ocasek, guitarist Elliot Easton, drummer David Robinson and keyboardist Greg Hawkes, who also is filling in on bass for the late Benjamin Orr — kicked off their reunion tour in Seattle last night, performing their first concert in 24 years.

New releases: Cars, ‘Upside Down’ DVD, Jesus and Mary Chain, The The, Psychedelic Furs

New releases: Cars, ‘Upside Down’ DVD, Jesus and Mary Chain, The The, Psychedelic Furs

This week’s new releases include ‘Move Like This,’ the first new album from The Cars in 24 years; ‘Upside Down: The Creation Records Story’ on DVD and Blu-ray, plus a 2CD soundtrack; vinyl reissues of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s ‘Automatic’ and ‘Honey’s Dead’; and budget-priced The The and Psychedelic Furs best-ofs.

Full-album stream: The Cars, ‘Move Like This’

Full-album stream: The Cars, ‘Move Like This’

It’s been a long wait — some 24 years, in fact — but the surviving members of The Cars are back with a new album, ‘Move Like This,’ and RollingStone.com has an exclusive stream in advance of next week’s release.

Lollapalooza at 20: Big Audio Dynamite, The Cars join headliners Eminem, Foo Fighters

Lollapalooza at 20: Big Audio Dynamite, The Cars join headliners Eminem, Foo Fighters

The organizers of Lollapalooza tonight unveiled the lineup for this year’s 20th anniversary festival, and while there are no throwbacks to that inaugural 1991 fest, there are a couple acts on the bill older than the event itself: Big Audio Dynamite and The Cars.

Record Store Day 2011: R.E.M., The Smiths, Sonic Youth, Kate Bush, New Order

Record Store Day 2011: R.E.M., The Smiths, Sonic Youth, Kate Bush, New Order

There’s less than a week left before that holiest of holy days for vinyl junkies: Record Store Day 2011, which, this year, will see special releases in the U.S. and the U.K. by R.E.M., The Smiths, New Order and Joy Division, Kate Bush, Sonic Youth and many more.

The Cars announce 10-date North American reunion tour; first trek in nearly 25 years

The Cars announce 10-date North American reunion tour; first trek in nearly 25 years

Ending ever-increasing fan speculation, the surviving members of The Cars today announced their first tour in nearly a quarter century, a short North American trek that will see the reunited band hitting theaters and large clubs in 10 cities this May.

Video: The Cars, ‘Sad Song’ — second clip from ‘Move Like This’ reunion album

The surviving members of The Cars today debuted the video for ‘Sad Song,’ the second clip off their much-anticipated reunion album ‘Move Like This,’ which is due out May 10 via Concord Music.

Video: The Cars, ‘Blue Tip’ — first single off May’s ‘Move Like This’ reunion album

The surviving members of The Cars today released the video for their first single in 24 years: ‘Blue Tip,’ off the reunion album ‘Move Like This,’ due out May 10 via Concord Music. Watch it here.

The Cars reveal cover art for ‘Move Like This,’ first new album in 24 years, due May 10

The Cars reveal cover art for ‘Move Like This,’ first new album in 24 years, due May 10

The surviving members of The Cars today revealed what appears to be the cover of ‘Move Like This,’ the reunited band’s first new album since 1987’s ‘Door to Door.’

The Cars post clip of ‘Sad Song,’ reunited band’s second new track in 23 years

The Cars post clip of ‘Sad Song,’ reunited band’s second new track in 23 years

The Cars continue to slowly reveal their reunion via Facebook, first posting a photo of the band in the studio last summer, then proceeding with short teasers of new music, the second of which, a 56-second video clip of a new tune called ‘Sad Song,’ was posted yesterday.

The Cars debut video clip of ‘Blue Tip,’ first new song since 1987, on Facebook

The Cars debut video clip of ‘Blue Tip,’ first new song since 1987, on Facebook

The surviving members of The Cars revealed their reunion this past summer by simply posting a photo of the band in the studio on Facebook; now they follow that up with the first musical proof they’re back together: a 1:13-long video clip of the new song ‘Blue Tip.’

Milestones: US Festival kicked off 28 years ago today; watch Ramones’ full set — and more

Milestones: US Festival kicked off 28 years ago today; watch Ramones’ full set — and more

Twenty eight years ago today, the first of what would turn out to be two multi-day US Festivals — envisioned by their organizer, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, as ‘Woodstock West’ — opened in blistering 110-degree heat at Glen Helen Regional Park in San Bernadino County, Calif.

Surviving members of The Cars in the studio, mum on possible first reunion since 1987

Surviving members of The Cars in the studio, mum on possible first reunion since 1987

Fans of revered New Wave rockers The Cars are abuzz about a possible reunion — the first since 1987 swan song ‘Door to Door’ — after a new photo of the band’s surviving members playing together was posted without explanation on the group’s Facebook page.