Tag: The Stone Roses

New releases: The Cult, Pet Shop Boys, Gun Club, The Stone Roses, ‘Teenage Kicks’ box

New releases: The Cult, Pet Shop Boys, Gun Club, The Stone Roses, ‘Teenage Kicks’ box

This week’s new releases include a ‘prequel’ to The Cult’s latest album, plus the second single from Pet Shop Boys’ new record, audiophile vinyl reissues from The Stone Roses and The Gun Club, and a 3-disc box set from the U.K. called ‘Teenage Kicks 1977-1981 The Music That Changed Everything.’

The Stone Roses confirm first 2013 concerts with 5-date Australian festival trek

The Stone Roses confirm first 2013 concerts with 5-date Australian festival trek

The Stone Roses reunion will roll into 2013 as the band this week confirmed it will join the five-date, traveling Future Music Festival in Australia next March, performing concerts in Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and Melbourne along with The Prodigy, Dizzee Rascal, Bloc Party and, uh, that “Gangnam Style” guy.

New releases: Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne, Tom Tom Club, Aztec Camera, English Beat

New releases: Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne, Tom Tom Club, Aztec Camera, English Beat

This week’s new releases include brand-new albums from Pet Shop Boys, David Byrne and St. Vincent and Tom Tom Club, plus reissues from The Stone Roses and Aztec Camera, a live CD/DVD of The English Beat’s US Festival performances, and best-ofs from Duran Duran and Propaganda.

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

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

This week’s round-up of headlines includes items about The House of Love, Kate Bush, Peter Gabriel, Elizabeth Fraser, Robert Smith, World Party, My Bloody Valentine, New Order, Billy Bragg, The Stone Roses, Bob Mould, PiL, Paul Weller and more — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

The Stone Roses playing free, ‘intimate’ London gig tonight for Heaton Park ticketholders

The Stone Roses playing free, ‘intimate’ London gig tonight for Heaton Park ticketholders

As had been rumored, The Stone Roses are playing an “intimate” club gig in London tonight — presumably tied to the ongoing Olympic festivities — that is free to fans who live in the London area and who bought tickets to the band’s three-night homecoming stand at Manchester’s Heaton Park earlier this summer.

Linkage: Stone Roses, Johnny Marr, Modern English’s Robbie Grey, Mission of Burma

Linkage: Stone Roses, Johnny Marr, Modern English’s Robbie Grey, Mission of Burma

Our latest collection of links includes a report The Stone Roses will release a new album in 2013, plus interviews with former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, frontman Robbie Grey of the recently reunited Modern English and members of Mission of Burma, who just released a new album, ‘Unsound.’

The Week in Rock: July 22-28, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 22-28, 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 New Order, Pet Shop Boys, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Steve Kilbey, The Stone Roses, The Mission, Bad Religion, Killing Joke, Sex Pistols, They Might Be Giants and more.

Video: The Stone Roses, ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ in Spain — 1st pro-shot footage of reunion

Video: The Stone Roses, ‘I Wanna Be Adored’ in Spain — 1st pro-shot footage of reunion

The Stone Roses are about two-thirds of the way through their summer tour of Europe and so far most fans only have witnessed the reunion through grainy, camera-shot fan footage. Until now: As The Stone Roses Fansite points out, the very first pro-shot footage of the Roses’ reunion finally has emerged.

The Week in Rock: July 1-7, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 1-7, 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 Midnight Oil, The Stone Roses, John Lydon, This Mortal Coil, The Specials, Pet Shop Boys, World Party, Mission of Burma, The Smiths and more — plus the latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

The Stone Roses at Manchester’s Heaton Park — watch complete video of first night

The Stone Roses at Manchester’s Heaton Park — watch complete video of first night

Last weekend, The Stone Roses brought their improbable reunion tour to Manchester for three nights at the city’s Heaton Park, playing to a total of 220,000 fans in what have been billed as the fastest-selling concerts in U.K. history — and now you can watch the complete, 19-song, 100-minute set from the band’s first night.

The Week in Rock: June 24-30, 2012

The Week in Rock: June 24-30, 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 Dinosaur Jr, XTC, The English Beat, The Dream Syndicate, The Cure, Peter Murphy, The Stone Roses, The Replacements, Dead Can Dance, Elvis Costello and more.

Video: The Stone Roses faux documentary ‘The Second Second Coming’

Video: The Stone Roses faux documentary ‘The Second Second Coming’

With The Stone Roses opening their three-night homecoming stand at Manchester’s Heaton Park tomorrow night, now comes the ‘inside’ look at their reunion: a cheeky 9-minute mockumentary called ‘The Stone Roses: The Second Second Coming,’ which was posted to YouTube today and is quickly making the social media rounds.

The Week in Rock: June 10-16, 2012

The Week in Rock: June 10-16, 2012

This week’s installment of The Week in Rock features news about Pet Shop Boys, Elizabeth Fraser, They Might Be Giants, David Byrne, Peter Buck, The Birthday Party, Peter Murphy, Ministry, Morrissey, The Stone Roses, Dinsaur Jr, Robyn Hitchcock, The Jesus and Mary Chain and more.

Video: The Stone Roses cut short Amsterdam gig because ‘the drummer’s gone home’

Video: The Stone Roses cut short Amsterdam gig because ‘the drummer’s gone home’

The Stone Roses apparently cut short their gig in Amsterdam last night — the third show of their just-launched reunion tour, the band’s first outing in 16 years — according to press and fan accounts, with Ian Brown emerging on stage in lieu of the expected ‘I Am the Resurrection’ encore to announce, ‘The drummer’s gone home.’