The pandemic-canceled Cruel World festival will rise again in 2022 at a different location in the Los Angeles area but with most of the original lineup — including headliners Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie and Devo — intact, promoters announced Monday. Get your full details including ticket info right here.
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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 but not previously featured. This week: Cocteau Twins, Game Theory, Heaven 17 and more.
Main Man Records this spring will release Hero: A Tribute to David Bowie, an ultra-limited white-vinyl LP — the label says just 300 copies are being pressed — that features The Alarm and members of Blondie, Sex Pistols, The Damned, Heaven 17 and more honoring the Thin White Duke. Full details right here.
The list of artists who are believed to have lost tapes in the 2008 fire that destroyed a Universal Music Group warehouse at Universal Studios in Los Angeles includes R.E.M., Sonic Youth, The Damned, The Police, Squeeze, The Dream Syndicate, Oingo Boingo, Suzanne Vega, Adam Ant, Joe Jackson and more.
Legendary British punk act The Damned will return to the United States this October for a tour in support of Evil Spirits, the band’s first new album in a decades — a 12-date trek that will take the band across the country, with the promise of more dates to be announced. See full dates right here.
The self-titled debut album from The Lords of the New Church — the fabled post-punk act featuring Stiv Bators of the Dead Boys and The Damned’s Brian James — will be reissued this summer in a new expanded edition featuring bonus B-sides and a live album recorded in New York in 1982. Full details here.
More than two decades after leaving The Damned, drummer Rat Scabies — co-founder of that legendary punk group — this week releases his debut solo album, a 12-track set called P.H.D. (Prison, Hospital, Debt) that includes the track we’re delighted to premiere today: “Floating.” Hear the full song right here.
Record Rack: 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. This week’s releases include titles from The Damned, Juliana Hatfield, Bush Tetras, U2 and David Bowie.
Record Rack: 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. This week’s releases include titles from The Cars, The Mission, The Damned and The Essence. Full details here.
British punk icons The Damned this week announced plans to release Evil Spirits, their first new album in a decade, this coming April — and they’re preceding the full record with the debut of its first single, “Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow,” which can you can stream right here via Spotify.
Legendary U.K. punk outfit The Damned will enter the studio next month with famed producer Tony Visconti to record their first new album in a decade — news that was accompanied by the announcement that early-’80s bassist Paul Gray is rejoining the band. Plus, check out their 2018 tour dates.
The Damned — still anchored after all these years by founding members Dave Vanian and Captain Sensible — return to the U.S. this fall for a very short “Hallow-East Tour” that sees the band hitting four cities on the East Coast of the U.S. around Halloween. Joining the festivities: TSOL.
The three long-out-of-print studio albums released by the original lineup of The Lords of the New Church — the so-called postpunk supergroup that featured frontman Stiv Bators of The Dead Boys and guitarist Brian James of The Damned — between 1982 and 1984 will be reissued on CD this fall.