Tag: The Replacements

Video: Ted Leo & Pharmacists cover Tears for Fears’ ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World’

Video: Ted Leo & Pharmacists cover Tears for Fears’ ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World’

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists cover Tears for Fears’ ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World’ in the debut of the A.V. Club’s new ‘Undercover’ series, which will feature bands covering tunes by The Smiths, The Cure, Depeche Mode, R.E.M. and more.

Spin in the ’80s: The Cure, R.E.M., Morrissey, The Replacements, U2 and much more

Spin in the ’80s: The Cure, R.E.M., Morrissey, The Replacements, U2 and much more

Spin magazine recently dropped a goldmine into Google Books: scans of nearly every issue of the music mag, from its May 1985 debut up through October 2009. We’ve flipped through the ’85 to ’90 issues, creating links to stories about The Cure, R.E.M., The Replacements, Morrissey, New Order and many, many more.

‘Hot Tub Time Machine’ soundtrack features New Order, Replacements, Echo & Bunnymen

‘Hot Tub Time Machine’ soundtrack features New Order, Replacements, Echo & Bunnymen

Out March 23, the soundtrack to ‘Hot Tube Time Machine’ features such ’80s film staples as Echo & The Bunnymen’s ‘Bring On the Dancing Horses’ and New Order’s ‘Bizarre Love Triangle,’ plus tracks by The Replacements (‘I Will Dare’), INXS (‘What You Need’) and The English Beat (‘Save it For Later’).

Vintage Video: The Replacements’ complete 1981 Twin/Tone showcase in Minneapolis

Vintage Video: The Replacements’ complete 1981 Twin/Tone showcase in Minneapolis

Tweet This has been around for some time, but it’s certainly worth sharing for fans who haven’t seen it: The Replacements, in all of their […]

Paul Westerberg inks publishing deal with Bug Music for solo work, Replacements catalog

Paul Westerberg inks publishing deal with Bug Music for solo work, Replacements catalog

Tweet Paul Westerberg this week signed a new deal with Bug Music Publishing — which bills itself as the “largest independent contemporary music publisher in […]

Bruce Allen of The Suburbs, 1955-2009

Bruce Allen of The Suburbs, 1955-2009

Tweet Minneapolis this week lost a key figure in that city’s now-legendary ’80s underground rock scene: guitarist Bruce C. Allen of New Wave act The […]

The Replacements’ ‘Let It Be’ subject of 25th anniversary concert in Minneapolis

The Replacements’ ‘Let It Be’ subject of 25th anniversary concert in Minneapolis

Tweet The Replacements’ utterly peerless 1984 album Let It Be will be the subject of a 25th anniversary bash at Minneapolis’ famed First Avenue next […]

Rhino Records gutted by layoffs; future of The Cure’s reissue series in doubt?

Rhino Records gutted by layoffs; future of The Cure’s reissue series in doubt?

Tweet Revered catalog label Rhino Records — which put out the Left of the Dial box set and countless classic college-rock reissues by the likes […]

Paul Westerberg releasing ‘PW & The Ghost Gloves Cat Wing Joy Boys’ EP tomorrow

Paul Westerberg releasing ‘PW & The Ghost Gloves Cat Wing Joy Boys’ EP tomorrow

With little advance fanfare, Paul Westerberg on Tuesday will release a brand-new six-song EP with the stream-of-consciousness title of PW & The Ghost Gloves Cat […]

Insound kicking off 7-inch reissue series with Replacements, Ramones titles

Insound kicking off 7-inch reissue series with Replacements, Ramones titles

Reissuing old albums in deluxe vinyl pressings is all the rage these days, but it’s not often you see what online wax retailer Insound is […]

‘Adventureland’ anchored by pitch-perfect ’80s college-rock soundtrack

‘Adventureland’ anchored by pitch-perfect ’80s college-rock soundtrack

This past weekend saw the release of “Adventureland,” a sweet and very funny coming-of-age tale set in 1987 that’s as notable for its ample cinematic […]

Tommy Stinson on Replacements reunion: ‘I just don’t know if we have it in us’

Tommy Stinson on Replacements reunion: ‘I just don’t know if we have it in us’

Despite word last fall that The Replacements’ Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson spent a few days jamming in Minneapolis, Stinson tells Billboard.com that it’s unlikely […]

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‘Welcome to the Occupation’

Welcome to Slicing Up Eyeballs, a site devoted to the past, present and future of  ’80s college, indie and modern rock — the bands that […]