Tag: The Godfathers

New releases: XTC’s new ‘Skylarking’ on CD, plus Johnny Marr, The Fixx, The Godfathers

New releases: XTC’s new ‘Skylarking’ on CD, plus Johnny Marr, The Fixx, The Godfathers

This week’s new releases include XTC’s “corrected polarity” version of ‘Skylarking,’ finally arriving on CD, plus Johnny Marr’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack, a live set from The Fixx on CD and DVD, plus a reissue of The Godfathers’ 1993 self-titled album.

New releases: Ramones, Bad Religion, Ultravox, Bananarama, The Godfathers, Belfegore

New releases: Ramones, Bad Religion, Ultravox, Bananarama, The Godfathers, Belfegore

This week’s new releases include box sets collecting albums from the Ramones and Ultravox, a new collection of Christmas songs form punk legends Bad Religion, plus expanded reissues of the first six albums from Bananarama, as well as The Godfathers’ 1993 album and Belfegore’s sophomore effort.

New releases: The Suburbs, Ministry, Tears For Fears, The Godfathers, Bad Manners

New releases: The Suburbs, Ministry, Tears For Fears, The Godfathers, Bad Manners

This week’s new releases include the first Suburbs album in 27 years, the U.S. release of Ministry’s new live album, a new best-of from Tears For Fears, a super-limited pressing of The Godfathers’ reunion album ‘Jukebox Fury’ on red vinyl, and a collection of rarities from ska act Bad Manners.

New releases: Replacements, Trent Reznor, Robyn Hitchcock, Thurston Moore, TMBG

New releases: Replacements, Trent Reznor, Robyn Hitchcock, Thurston Moore, TMBG

This week’s new releases include the ‘Songs For Slim’ reunion EP from The Replacements, new studio albums from Robyn Hitchcock, Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore, They Might Be Giants, Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor and Lloyd Cole and Cluster founder Hans-Joachim Roedelius.

Stream: The Godfathers, ‘I Can’t Sleep Tonight’ — first single off ‘Jukebox Fury’

Stream: The Godfathers, ‘I Can’t Sleep Tonight’ — first single off ‘Jukebox Fury’

The Godfathers have debuted “I Can’t Sleep Tonight,” the first official single from their long-in-the-works Jukebox Fury, the reunited rockers’ first new album in 18 years, and you can check out the track right here. The song is now the fourth track the band has debuted online since reunited in 2008.

The Godfathers announce new album ‘Jukebox Fury,’ U.K. tour with The Stranglers

The Godfathers announce new album ‘Jukebox Fury,’ U.K. tour with The Stranglers

The Godfathers announced this weekend that they will release the long-in-the-works ‘Jukebox Fury’ — the reunited rockers’ first new album in 18 years — in late February or early March to coincide with the band’s upcoming support slot on a month-long, 22-date U.K. tour with The Stranglers.

Vintage Video: The Sugarcubes live at Auburn University in 1988 — full 50-minute set

Vintage Video: The Sugarcubes live at Auburn University in 1988 — full 50-minute set

In October 1988, an MTV-packaged “new music” tour featuring Living Colour, The Godfathers and The Sugarcubes hit Alabama’s Auburn University, where the music-video network filmed the latter band’s 50-minute, 14-song set for a special that aired during the “second 60” of “120 Minutes” on Christmas of that same year.

The Week in Rock: Feb. 5-11, 2012

The Week in Rock: Feb. 5-11, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Dexys Midnight Runners, Fad Gadget, Dalis Car, The La’s, Depeche Mode, Erasure, Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr, Killing Joke and The Godfathers — plus news of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s return to the U.S. this spring.

Stream: The Godfathers, ‘Primitive Man’ — new track in advance of St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Stream: The Godfathers, ‘Primitive Man’ — new track in advance of St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

With their annual St. Valentines’s Day Massacre concert coming up next week in London, The Godfathers over the weekend posted a rough mix of brand-new track ‘Primitive Man’ the third new song the rockers have released since reuniting in 2008 — which you can stream here.

Stream the Godfathers’ four-song live set and on-air interview at KDHX in St. Louis

Stream the Godfathers’ four-song live set and on-air interview at KDHX in St. Louis

When The Godfathers hit Chicago last week on their first U.S. tour in 20 years, the band stopped by radio station KDHX to record an in-studio session. Hear the four-song set and a 15-minute interview here.

New releases: Sonic Youth’s French film soundtrack, plus The Godfathers reissues

New releases: Sonic Youth’s French film soundtrack, plus The Godfathers reissues

This week’s new releases include Sonic Youth’s experimental French film soundtrack ‘Simon Werner a Disparu,’ plus a pair of reissues from The Godfathers (‘Birth School Work Death,’ ‘More Songs Above Love and Hate’).

The Godfathers drop, reschedule dates on first U.S. tour in 20 years over visa problems

The Godfathers drop, reschedule dates on first U.S. tour in 20 years over visa problems

The first U.S. tour in 20 years by The Godfathers apparently has been curtailed by visa problems, as the U.K. band today announced an abbreviated schedule that drops three of the first four scheduled shows and moves a Chicago date to the end of the trek.

The Godfathers release new single ‘Back Into the Future,’ reissuing 2nd and 3rd albums

The Godfathers release new single ‘Back Into the Future,’ reissuing 2nd and 3rd albums

The Godfathers today released their first new single since 1995 — a 4½-minute rocker called ‘Back Into the Future’ — and next week will release expanded reissues of 1988’s ‘Birth School Work Death’ and 1989’s ‘More Songs About Love and Hate.’

Contest: Win tickets to The Godfathers’ St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in NYC

Contest: Win tickets to The Godfathers’ St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in NYC

With The Godfathers mounting their first U.S. tour in two decades next month, we’re thrilled to present the band’s St. Valentine’s Day Massacre show — and we’re giving our readers a chance to win tickets to see the Feb. 14 gig at Santos Party House in New York City.