Week in Rock — June 10, 2012 at 11:00 am

The Week in Rock: June 3-9, 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 Cure, The Stone Roses, Pixies, The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke, Bob Mould, Meat Puppets, Budgie, Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr, Madness, Sonic Youth, Peter Gabriel and PiL — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape for your downloading pleasure.

Video: The Stone Roses open first tour in 16 years at Barcelona’s Club Razzmatazz
Video: Watch BBC’s ‘Punk Britannia: Part 2, Punk 1976-1978’ — full episode

FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012
Pixies in the studio? Perry Farrell suggests they are, tweeting, ‘Pixies r recording’
The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke U.K. arena tour downsized

Bob Mould announces new album ‘Silver Age,’ will play ‘Copper Blue’ on U.S. tour
Video: ChameleonsVox plays 50-minute set at Primavera Sound — full webcast
Video: Meat Puppets play tracks off ‘Sewn Together,’ plus ‘one of those Nirvana songs’

Stream: The Cure’s first American concert — newly discovered tape from 1980
Linkage: Morrissey hints at 2014 retirement, plus ‘Copper Blue,’ PiL, Chris Mars
Budgie of Siouxsie & The Banshees joins Efterklang for fall orchestral dates in Europe

Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 73, first aired 6/5/12
Rhino debuts new ‘Single Notes’ eBook series with titles on Duran Duran, CBGB’s scene
Video: Dinosaur Jr jams 2 classics, covers The Cure and talks to Henry Rollins on KEXP
Video: Thurston Moore covers Rolling Stones, Lee Ranaldo covers Talking Heads
Video: Madness performs ‘Our House,’ ‘It Must Be Love’ on roof of Buckingham Palace

MONDAY, JUNE 4, 2012
Peter Gabriel to release restored ‘Secret World Live’ on DVD, Blu-ray — watch ‘Steam’
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 6/3/12
Public Image Ltd. to tour North America later this year in support of ‘This Is PiL’
Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (June 2012)
New releases: Dexys, Ministry, David Bowie, Propaganda, Germs, Bob Mould’s Sugar

SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2012
Morrissey ranks recent gigs, says he’s ‘no closer’ to releasing his completed album





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