Tag: The Dead Milkmen

Stream: The Dead Milkmen, ‘Big Words Make The Baby Jesus Cry’ 7-inch — 3 new songs

Stream: The Dead Milkmen, ‘Big Words Make The Baby Jesus Cry’ 7-inch — 3 new songs

The Dead Milkmen have released the second in their new series of limited-edition 7-inch singles — “Big Words Make the Baby Jesus Cry” — and you can now stream both songs off the vinyl single plus the digital-only bonus track. The 7-inch is limited to just 500 copies.

Stream: Dead Milkmen, ‘Dark Clouds Gather Over Middlemarch’ 7-inch — 3 new songs

Stream: Dead Milkmen, ‘Dark Clouds Gather Over Middlemarch’ 7-inch — 3 new songs

The Dead Milkmen are celebrating Halloween today by debuting three new songs off the first in a new series of 7-inch singles online — but only until midnight. The tracks include “Dark Clouds Gather Over Middlemarch” and “Ronald Reagan Killed the Black Dahlia,” off the 7-inch itself, and a bonus digital track.

The Week in Rock: Aug. 12-18, 2012

The Week in Rock: Aug. 12-18, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about Dead Can Dance, R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, The Fixx, The Mission, OMD, Laibach, The Wedding Present, Killing Joke, Morrissey, Devo, Madness and more.

The Dead Milkmen set Halloween show, plan to ‘record some new songs’

The Dead Milkmen set Halloween show, plan to ‘record some new songs’

The Dead Milkmen recently announced a pair of October shows — a festival appearance in upstate New York followed by a Halloween bash in their hometown of Philadelphia — and revealed that the band is studio-bound to work on new music, perhaps a follow-up to 2011’s ‘The King In Yellow,’ the band’s first album in 15 years.

Mojo Nixon, Skid Roper reuniting for San Diego’s Adams Avenue Street Fair this fall

Mojo Nixon, Skid Roper reuniting for San Diego’s Adams Avenue Street Fair this fall

Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper parted ways in 1989 after a string of unlikely MTV and college-rock radio hits — including “Stuffin’ Martha’s Muffin,” “Elvis is Everywhere” and “Debbie Gibson is Pregnant with My Two-Headed Love Child” — but the rambunctious duo will reunite on stage in San Diego this fall.

The Week in Rock: March 18-24, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 18-24, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about My Bloody Valentine, Morrissey, Bob Mould’s Sugar, Dave Gahan, Dead Can Dance, The Wedding Present, Paul Weller, Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Ministry and a joint tour with The Cult, The Mission and Killing Joke.

Video: Dead Milkmen cover Fugazi’s ‘Waiting Room’ — plus, West Coast gigs in May

Video: Dead Milkmen cover Fugazi’s ‘Waiting Room’ — plus, West Coast gigs in May

Having released their first album in 15 years last year, The Dead Milkmen continue to play live sporadically, and this week shared video of a performance in Washington, D.C., last month that saw the punk jokesters trot out a location-appropriate cover: Fugazi’s classic ‘Waiting Room.’

New releases: The Cure, Elvis Costello, The Cramps, Peter Murphy, The Dead Milkmen

New releases: The Cure, Elvis Costello, The Cramps, Peter Murphy, The Dead Milkmen

This week’s new releases include ‘Bestival Live 2011,’ a new 2CD concert album from The Cure, plus the box set Elvis Costello doesn’t want you to buy, a collection of early Cramps singles, three Meat Puppets reissues and domestic CD releases of recent sets from Peter Murphy, Gary Numan and The Dead Milkmen.

The Week in Rock: Nov. 13-19, 2011

The Week in Rock: Nov. 13-19, 2011

Our round-up of what made headlines at Slicing Up Eyeballs over the past week includes posts about New Order, Joy Division, Morrissey, the Pixies, Sonic Youth, Kate Bush, Dinosaur Jr, The Fall and much, much more.

The Dead Milkmen to play new album ‘The King in Yellow’ in Philadelphia next month

The Dead Milkmen to play new album ‘The King in Yellow’ in Philadelphia next month

The Dead Milkmen will hold a belated hometown album-released party for ‘The King in Yellow’ — their first album in 15 years, which the band self-released in March but is now set for wider distribution — when they perform the record in its entirety (‘with limited commercial interruptions’) at a Philadelphia club next month.

The Week in Rock: Oct. 16-22

The Week in Rock: Oct. 16-22

This week’s headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs included posts about the reunited New Order, David J, X, The Dead Milkmen, Skinny Puppy and R.E.M., plus our interview with the Pixies’ Joey Santiago, and quite possibly the biggest news of the year: the long-awaited reunion of The Stone Roses.

Bob Mould, Throwing Muses, Dead Milkmen to headline Athens PopFest in October

Bob Mould, Throwing Muses, Dead Milkmen to headline Athens PopFest in October

A trio of ’80s college-rock vets — Bob Mould, Throwing Muses and The Dead Milkmen — are among the headliners announced today for the 2011 installment of the Athens PopFest, set for Oct. 11-15 in Athens, Ga.

X to play 1980’s ‘Los Angeles,’ screen ‘The Unheard Music’ on 10-date fall tour

X to play 1980’s ‘Los Angeles,’ screen ‘The Unheard Music’ on 10-date fall tour

After marking the 30th anniversary of their debut ‘Los Angeles’ with a run of West Coast dates last Christmas, roots-punk legends X will reprise that show — featuring a screening of ‘X: The Unheard Music’ and a performance of the 1980 album front-to-back — on a 10-date tour this fall.

The Dead Milkmen today release ‘The King in Yellow,’ band’s first new album in 15 years

The Dead Milkmen today release ‘The King in Yellow,’ band’s first new album in 15 years

The Dead Milkmen released their first new album in more than 15 years this morning, announcing on their website that not only is the recently announced ‘The King in Yellow’ now finished, the 17-track album is immediately available for purchase as a digital download.