Week in Rock — August 5, 2012 at 11:51 am

The Week in Rock: July 29-Aug. 4, 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 items about Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman, New Order, Ian McCulloch, R.E.M., Aztec Camera, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Jazz Butcher, Crime and the City Solution, Men Without Hats, Ministry and more.

SATURDAY, AUG. 4, 2012
Video: ‘Mad Men’ star Jessica Paré duets with The Jesus and Mary Chain
R.E.M. to announce details of ‘Document’ 25th anniversary reissue next week

FRIDAY, AUG. 3, 2012
Ian McCulloch preps ‘Candleland,’ ‘Mysterio,’ ‘Slideling’ reissues
Linkage: Stone Roses, Johnny Marr, Modern English’s Robbie Grey, Mission of Burma

THURSDAY, AUG, 2, 2012
New Order adds 2nd New York City show, Mexico City date to North American tour
Jazz Butcher recording ‘Last of the Gentleman Adventurers’ — first album in 12 years
Vintage Video: Big Country on ‘Rockpalast’ in 1986 — watch full 100-minute concert
Video: Daniel Miller, Andy McCluskey, Martyn Ware discuss history of electronic music

Crime and the City Solution reunites for first tour, new album in more than 20 years
Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch announces initial dates of fall U.K. solo tour
Men Without Hats announce fall U.S. tour — plus, stream new single ‘This War’

TUESDAY, JULY 31, 2012
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs on Strangeways Radio; Episode 81, first aired 7/31/12
Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman goes missing, band ‘concerned about our singer’s welfare’
Aztec Camera to reissue all 6 studio albums with bonus B-sides, remixes, live disc
The Jesus and Mary Chain to headline Boomslang festival in Lexington, Ky.
Stream: David Bryne & St. Vincent, ‘Weekend in the Dust’

MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
Public Image Ltd. announces 18-date North American tour — 1st U.S. dates in 2 years
Mojo Nixon, Skid Roper reuniting for San Diego’s Adams Avenue Street Fair this fall
Pet Shop Boys reveal ‘Elysium’ cover art, tracklist, worldwide release dates
Free MP3: David Newton (Mighty Lemon Drops) & Thee Mighty Angels, ‘In Love and War’
Close Lobsters celebrate reunion with new 7-inch featuring 2 unreleased tracks
New releases: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Jimmy Sommerville expanded reissues

SUNDAY, JULY 29, 2012
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 7/29/12
Al Jourgensen collapses on stage in Paris: ‘The shit hit the fan for me last night’




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