Week in Rock — October 23, 2011 at 11:08 am

The Week in Rock: Oct. 16-22

Welcome to another installment of the Week in Rock, which, as its name pretty much implies, rounds up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. And this week, that included posts about the reunited New Order, David J, X, The Dead Milkmen, Skinny Puppy and R.E.M., plus our interview with the Pixies’ Joey Santiago, and quite possibly the biggest news of the year: the long-awaited reunion of The Stone Roses.  

FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2011
The Stone Roses add 3rd Manchester reunion gig, sell all 220,000 tickets in 68 minutes
Stream: Garbage covers U2′s ‘Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses’ for ‘Achtung’ tribute

THURSDAY, OCT. 20, 2011
David J to release new solo album, play with Love and Rockets tribute band
Free MP3: The dB’s, ‘Revolution of the Mind’ — new album coming in 2012
X to reissue ‘The Unheard Music’ concert film on ‘Silver Anniversary’ DVD, Blu-ray

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2011
The Wedding Present, Tanya Donelly, Doug Martsch cover The Smiths for new tribute
Video: Modern English at The Abbey in Orlando, Fla., 9/21/11 — full concert

TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2011
The Stone Roses reunite for Manchester gigs in 2012, world tour and ‘new songs’
Free MP3: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Underground’ — opening track from ‘Great Escape Artist’
Athens PopFest video: Dead Milkmen do Pylon; full Bob Mould, Throwing Muses sets
Stream: Skinny Puppy, ‘Village’ — first track released off upcoming ‘hanDover’ album

MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2011
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 10/16/11
Video: New Order reunites in Brussels with Gillian Gilbert, without Peter Hook (setlist)
Q&A: Joey Santiago on Pixies’ ‘Doolittle’ tour, possible ‘Surfer Rosa’ shows
Stone Roses reunion: Buzz builds for reported announcement of shows, possible album
New releases: Jane’s Addiction, The Smiths, R.E.M., Robert Smith, PWEI, The Proclaimers

SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2011
Stream: R.E.M., ‘We All Go Back To Where We Belong’ — new single off 2CD best-of



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