Week in Rock — December 4, 2011 at 2:11 pm

The Week in Rock: Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 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 The Cure, Depeche Mode, New Order, Morrissey, The Stone Roses, Adam Ant, Bob Mould and Dead Can Dance, plus a new Peter Gabriel contest and the first installment of our Rhino “Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s” Spotify playlist.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2011
Video: Stone Roses’ Ian Brown, John Squire reunite onstage at Mick Jones’ benefit gig

FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2011
Spotify playlist: Rhino’s ‘Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s,’ by Slicing Up Eyeballs
Adam Ant rolls out U.S. tour in February — first American trek in 16 years
Morrissey cancels Oakland concert for 2nd time in 2 years, promoter promises new date

THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2011
The Stone Roses to play Sweden, Denmark before Manchester homecoming gigs
Andy Fletcher: Depeche Mode to enter studio in March to begin recording next album
Video: They Might Be Giants, ‘Electronic Istanbul (Not Constantinople)’

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2011
Contest: Win Peter Gabriel 12-album prize pack, plus signed ‘New Blood’ lithograph
Stream: Telekinesis, Kitten, Sara Lov cover The Smiths for ‘Please Please Please’ tribute
Howard Devoto to rejoin Buzzcocks for 2 ‘Back to Front’ concerts in U.K. next May
Stream: VCMG, ‘Spock’ — debut single from Martin L. Gore, Vince Clarke

TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2011
Video: Morrissey performs ‘People Are The Same Everywhere’ on TBS’ ‘Conan’
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 49, first aired 11/29/11
New Order delays release of ‘Lost Sirens’ outtakes set, will play Australia in 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 11/27/11

MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2011
The Cure’s Robert Smith hints at 2012 tour, tells NYC: ‘We’ll see you again next year’
Bob Mould to perform Sugar’s ‘Copper Blue’ on ‘very limited’ 20th anniversary tour
Free MP3s: Dead Can Dance, ‘Live Happenings — Part 1′ 4-track EP
New releases: Vince Clarke & Martin Gore, Mighty Lemon Drops’ David Newton



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