Week in Rock — November 13, 2011 at 9:53 am

The Week in Rock: Nov. 6-12, 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 Duran, Duran, Big Country, Peter Gabriel, Pet Shop Boys, Morrissey, Killing Joke and The Stone Roses — plus our free November mixtape. 

FRIDAY, NOV. 11, 2011
Pet Shop Boys to release ‘Format’ B-sides comp, spanning 1996-2009, in February
Video: R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe, Brian Eno and Stephen Colbert sing ‘Lean on Me’

THURSDAY, NOV. 10, 2011
Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo to release ‘Between The Times & The Tides’ in March
Video: Peter Gabriel and the New Blood Orchestra play full concert on Letterman

Big Country’s ‘The Crossing: Deluxe Edition’ reissue to include 10 unreleased tracks

TUESDAY, NOV. 8, 2011
Morrissey postpones U.S. tour opener in Chicago over guitarist’s visa problems
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 46, first aired 11/8/11
Duran Duran debuts 9-minute, supermodel-filled ‘Girl Panic!’ music video

MONDAY, NOV. 7, 2011
The Stone Roses to headline T in the Park, Benicassim, Fuji Rock festivals next July
Killing Joke announce new studio album, live CD/DVD, 2012 tour of U.K. and Europe
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 11/6/11
Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (November 2011)
New releases: This Mortal Coil box set, plus Wayne Hussey, Brian Eno, Chris Connelly

SUNDAY, NOV. 6, 2011
Stream: R.E.M., ‘Part Lies, Part Heart, Part Truth, Part Garbage: 1982–2011’



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