Tag: The Human League

New releases: Return of the Boomtown Rats, plus Tears For Fears, Human League, T.S.O.L.

New releases: Return of the Boomtown Rats, plus Tears For Fears, Human League, T.S.O.L.

[tweetmeme]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: Boomtown Rats, Tears For Fears and more.

The Human League announce first U.S. concerts of 2018 in California, Las Vegas

The Human League announce first U.S. concerts of 2018 in California, Las Vegas

English synthpop icons The Human League have announced their first U.S. concerts of 2018, a pair of club shows in Las Vegas and San Francisco that bookend an appearance at the Like Totally ’80s Festival in Huntington Beach, Calif. — where the group will appear on a bill with The Alarm, Gene Loves Jezebel and The Untouchables.

Regeneration Tour scales back, announces new West Coast dates, confirms lineups

Regeneration Tour scales back, announces new West Coast dates, confirms lineups

Still struggling from the loss of planned headliner The Human League, the promoters of this summer’s Regeneration Tour today announced they’ve been forced to scale back to a West Coast-only trek, unveiling new shows and lineups in Portland, Ore., Sacramento and Mexico City while also canceling a date in Atlanta.

Update: Tom Tom Club not joining lineup-challenged Regeneration Tour after all

Update: Tom Tom Club not joining lineup-challenged Regeneration Tour after all

Despite fans’ concerns that the entire trek had been scrubbed, it appears the Regeneration Tour is still on this summer, with Talking Heads spinoff Tom Tom Club and New Wave stars A Flock of Seagulls filling in at certain dates for The Human League, which quit the tour late month.

Erasure’s Andy Bell says he can’t commit to Regeneration Tour until lineup fixed

Erasure’s Andy Bell says he can’t commit to Regeneration Tour until lineup fixed

Just days after The Human League pulled out of this summer’s planned Regeneration Tour saying the group had been “promised one thing and delivered something so completely different,” another act on the bill, Erasure frontman Andy Bell, is warning fans that he might not be joining the tour, either.

The Human League drops out of Regeneration Tour: ‘We just could not make it work’

The Human League drops out of Regeneration Tour: ‘We just could not make it work’

The Regeneration Tour, which bills itself as “North America’s premier ’80s tour,” has lost another high-profile act, as The Human League this week pulled out of the summer trek, announcing “we were promised one thing and delivered something so completely different we just could not make it work, much as we wanted to.”