Tag: Untitled #23

The Church moves on without Marty Willson-Piper: ‘This step was not taken lightly’

The Church moves on without Marty Willson-Piper: ‘This step was not taken lightly’

The Church has begun work on its 21st album, but the band is proceeding without founding guitarist Marty Willson-Piper, frontman Steve Kilbey announced this week in a statement that first suggests Willson-Piper simply can’t make the sessions for the new record, then implies he’s out of the band for good.

The Church plays ‘Starfish,’ ‘Priest=Aura,’ ‘Untitled #23’ on new live triple DVD set

The Church plays ‘Starfish,’ ‘Priest=Aura,’ ‘Untitled #23’ on new live triple DVD set

Fans of The Church who missed the Australian rockers’ recent “Future Past Perfect” tour — on which the band played 1988′s Starfish, 1992′s Priest=Aura and 2009’s Untitled #23 in their entireties — can now witness the group’s full performance of those record in Syndey in 2011 via a new three-disc DVD package.

Video: The Church performs ‘Untitled #23’ album in full — preview of upcoming DVD

Video: The Church performs ‘Untitled #23’ album in full — preview of upcoming DVD

The Church next year will release a live DVD capturing the band’s performance of three full albums — 1988′s ‘Starfish,’ 1992′s ‘Priest=Aura’ and 2009’s ‘Untitled #23’ — last December in Sydney, and is previewing the upcoming release by streaming each of the sets via Moshcam.com.

The Church playing ‘Starfish,’ ‘Priest=Aura,’ ‘Untitled #23’ each night on U.S. tour

The Church playing ‘Starfish,’ ‘Priest=Aura,’ ‘Untitled #23’ each night on U.S. tour

The Church today announced it will bring its ‘Future Past Perfect’ tour to the United States in February and perform not one, but three albums — 1988’s ‘Starfish,’ 1992’s ‘Priest=Aura’ and last year’s ‘Untitled #23’ — in their entirety each night.

The Church reissuing first 8 albums, touring Australia to mark 30th anniversary

The Church reissuing first 8 albums, touring Australia to mark 30th anniversary

To mark its 30th anniversary, Australian rock act The Church this fall will embark on a major reissue campaign, releasing digitally remastered editions of its first eight studio albums — 1981’s ‘Of Skins and Heart’ through 1994’s ‘Sometime Anywhere’ — along with four early EPs and a new 2CD singles compilation.

The Church plots ‘An Intimate Space’ 30th anniversary acoustic tour of U.S.

The Church plots ‘An Intimate Space’ 30th anniversary acoustic tour of U.S.

Australian rockers The Church will return to North America in April and May for “An Intimate Space,” a special 30th anniversary tour that will find the band performing unplugged — and running through three decades’ worth of material in reverse chronological order.