Tag: Ultravox

The Week in Rock: May 20-26, 2012

The Week in Rock: May 20-26, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes reports about The Stone Roses, The Cure, Buzzcocks, Skinny Puppy, Nick Cave, Redd Kross, Ultravox, Paul Weller, Vince Clarke and Depeche Mode, Peter Gabriel, Morrissey, Sugar, Blondie, Devo and more.

Ultravox streaming 5-song preview of ‘Brilliant’ reunion album for next 24 hours

Ultravox streaming 5-song preview of ‘Brilliant’ reunion album for next 24 hours

The reunited ’80s-era lineup of Ultravox — featuring Midge Ure, Billy Currie, Chris Cross and Warren Cann — next week will release its reunion album ‘Brilliant,’ and, for the next 24 hours, is giving fans a sneak peak via a Facebook stream of five of the record’s tracks.

The Week in Rock: May 13-19, 2012

The Week in Rock: May 13-19, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Robyn Hitchcock, The Housemartins, The Cult, Paul Weller, Public Image Ltd., My Bloody Valentine, The Psychedelic Furs, Dead Can Dance, Depeche Mode, The Primitives, Ultravox and more.

Ultravox announces 13-date U.K. tour this fall in support of ‘Brilliant’ reunion album

Ultravox announces 13-date U.K. tour this fall in support of ‘Brilliant’ reunion album

The reunited ’80s-era lineup of Ultravox — featuring Midge Ure, Billy Currie, Chris Cross and Warren Cann — today announced a 13-date U.K. tour this September and October in support of the band’s forthcoming comeback album, ‘Brilliant’ — the first new album from that lineup in nearly three decades.

The Week in Rock: April 15-21, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 15-21, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Cure, Ride, Public Image Ltd., Men at Work’s Greg Ham, Devo, Squeeze, Paul Weller, The English Beat, Ultravox, The Primitives, Translator and much more.

Stream: Ultravox, ‘Brilliant’ — first new track from reunited ’80s-era lineup in 28 years

Stream: Ultravox, ‘Brilliant’ — first new track from reunited ’80s-era lineup in 28 years

The ’80s-era lineup of Ultravox — Midge Ure, Billy Currie, Chris Cross and Warren Cann — last month announced plans to release ‘Brilliant,’ their first new studio album together in 28 years, and today debuted the first music from that project, lead single and title track ‘Brilliant,’ on British radio.

The Week in Rock: April 1-7, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 1-7, 2012

This week’s roundup of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Cult, Billy Bragg, Ultravox, The Wedding Present, Duran Duran, Peter Gabriel, Morrissey, John Doe and Exene Cervenka, and Fad Gadget — plus a new Auto Reverse mixtape.

Video: Ultravox offers behind-the-scenes look at recording of ‘Brilliant’ reunion album

Video: Ultravox offers behind-the-scenes look at recording of ‘Brilliant’ reunion album

The ’80s-era lineup of Ultravox — Midge Ure, Billy Currie, Chris Cross and Warren Cann — last week announced plans to release ‘Brilliant,’ their first new studio album together in 28 years, and now are offering fans the first taste of the project via a two-and-a-half-minute behind-the-scenes video of the band in the studio.

The Week in Rock: March 25-31, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 25-31, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about New Order, Duran Duran, The Stone Roses, Ultravox, Peter Hook, Nine Inch Nails, The Cure, Lee Ranaldo, Killing Joke, ‘Dance Craze,’ Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, The Cult, Dreams So Real and Soundgarden.

Ultravox’s ’80s lineup returns with ‘Brilliant’ — first new album together in 28 years

Ultravox’s ’80s lineup returns with ‘Brilliant’ — first new album together in 28 years

The classic ’80s-era lineup of Ultravox — Midge Ure, Billy Currie, Chris Cross and Warren Cann, who reunited onstage in 2009 for the first time since Live Aid — this spring will follow up their comeback tours with the 12-track Brilliant, their first new studio album together in 28 years, EMI Records announced today.

Steve Strange preps Detroit Starzz debut, working on first Visage album in 28 years

Steve Strange preps Detroit Starzz debut, working on first Visage album in 28 years

Steve Strange, frontman of ‘Fade to Grey’ hitmakers Visage and founder of the New Romantic hub The Blitz in London, is gearing up for a busy 2012, with a debut album due next month from electronic dance project Detroit Starzz and plans for a fourth Visage album — that group’s first in 28 years — to be released in May.

New releases: NIN’s Trent Reznor, The Cult, Duran Duran, Suzanne Vega, John Foxx

New releases: NIN’s Trent Reznor, The Cult, Duran Duran, Suzanne Vega, John Foxx

This week’s new releases include Trent Reznor’s score for ‘The Social Network,’ a super-limited 12-inch from The Cult, the U.S. editions of Duran Duran’s ‘Notorious’ and ‘Big Thing’ reissues, a disc of Suzanne Vega acoustic re-recordings, and a CD/DVD of film soundtrack work from John Foxx.

Midge Ure reissuing ‘The Gift,’ ‘Answers to Nothing’ with B-sides, unreleased tracks

Midge Ure reissuing ‘The Gift,’ ‘Answers to Nothing’ with B-sides, unreleased tracks

The first two solo albums by former Ultravox frontman Midge Ure — 1985’s ‘The Gift’ and 1988’s ‘Answers to Nothing’ — are set to be reissued next month in expanded 2CD editions, each featuring digitally remastered versions of the original albums and a full contingent of B-sides, mixes and live tracks, some of which are previously unreleased.

New releases: New albums from Mike Patton, Alien Sex Fiend; plus John Foxx compilation

New releases: New albums from Mike Patton, Alien Sex Fiend; plus John Foxx compilation

This week’s new releases include ‘Mondo Cane,’ the new solo album from Faith No More’s Mike Patton; ‘Death Trip,’ the 13th studio album from goth mainstays Alien Sex Fiend; and ‘Metatronic,’ the 2CD/1DVD career retrospective from synthpop pioneer John Foxx.