Week in Rock — May 13, 2012 at 10:56 am

The Week in Rock: May 6-12, 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 My Bloody Valentine, Peter Murphy, Joe Jackson, The Vaselines, Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan, Dead Can Dance, Redd Kross, Ride’s Mark Gardener and more.

FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2012
Peter Murphy to play China festival before short South American tour this June

THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2012
Joe Jackson celebrates Duke Ellington on ‘The Duke’ CD, tour — check out first track
The Vaselines to play Seattle’s Bumbershoot — plus New York, San Francisco gigs

Milestones: Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan is 50 today — watch 7 full concerts, 1981-2009
Video: Nada Surf covers New Order’s ‘Bizarre Love Triangle’ for The AV Club

TUESDAY, MAY 8, 2012
My Bloody Valentine’s ‘Loveless’ reissue: Are the 2 remastered discs mislabeled?
Dead Can Dance sets Aug. 9 release date for first new album in 16 years
Redd Kross releasing ‘Researching the Blues’ — first new album in 15 years

MONDAY, MAY 7, 2012
Ride’s Mark Gardener plots U.S., Australian dates to commemorate ‘Going Blank Again’
New releases: My Bloody Valentine reissues (really), plus J Mascis’ Heavy Blanket

SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 5/6/12




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