Week in Rock — November 6, 2011 at 6:20 pm

The Week in Rock: Oct. 30-Nov. 5, 2011

Welcome to another installment of the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. And this week, that included posts about New Order, The Cure, Morrissey, Big Country, Siouxsie and the Banshees and Ministry — plus our interview with Peter Murphy. 

FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2011:
New Order in South America: Reunited band announces 3 concerts in December
Video: Big Country with Mike Peters, ‘In a Big Country’ — from new live DVD

THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2011:
Siouxsie and the Banshees 20-disc ‘mega’ box set with 11 albums, live DVDs in works
New Peel Sessions compilation features Joy Division, PiL, Simple Minds, XTC from ’77-’79

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2011:
Video: Ministry’s ‘The Making of Relapse’ — in the studio with Al Jourgensen and Co.
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 45, first aired 11/1/11

TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2011:
Q&A: Peter Murphy on ‘Ninth,’ the break-up of Bauhaus, reuniting Dalis Car
The Cure to release ‘Bestival Live 2011’ CD next month with complete 32-song set
Morrissey to perform on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!,’ ‘Conan’ during upcoming U.S. tour

MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2011:
New Order to play London’s Troxy in December; first U.K. concert in 5 years
Free MP3: Superchunk covers The Misfits’ ‘Where Eagles Dare’ for Halloween
New releases: U2 ‘Achtung Baby’ reissue, plus Lou Reed and Metallica, INXS best-of

SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2011:
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 10/30/11



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