Week in Rock — May 6, 2012 at 2:40 pm

The Week in Rock: April 29-May 5, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes news about the Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch, The Stone Roses, Public Image Ltd., Mission of Burma, Soundgarden, Depeche Mode, Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser, The Cure’s Porl Thompson and Bob Mould — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012
Beastie Boys’ Adam ‘MCA’ Yauch, 1964-2012
Vintage Video: The Stone Roses, ‘Blackpool Live’ — watch full 1989 concert

Public Image Ltd.’s ‘This Is PiL’ cover art, deluxe edition live DVD revealed
Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (May 2012)
Mission of Burma reveals cover art, tracklist for ‘Unsound’ — band’s 4th post-reunion LP
Video: Soundgarden, ‘Live to Rise’ — from the soundtrack to ‘The Avengers’

Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan: 20 songs demoed for new album, tour planned for 2013

TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2012
Cocteau Twins’ Elizabeth Fraser to make rare solo appearances at UK’s Meltdown
John Peel’s record collection: First 100 titles in ‘A’ section now online for browsing
The Cure’s Porl Thompson auctioning guitars, album artwork, leather corsets and more

MONDAY, APRIL 30, 2012
Bob Mould: Triple-disc reissue, ‘Copper Blue’ in Milwaukee, Amendment One protest gig
New releases: The Primitives’ ‘Echoes and Rhymes,’ plus Swans, Stan Ridgway reissues

SUNDAY, APRIL 29, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 4/29/12





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