Week in Rock — May 12, 2013 at 10:00 am

The Week in Rock: May 5-11, 2013

David Bowie

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This week featured posts about David Bowie, Depeche Mode, Spacemen 3, New Order, Simple Minds, The Breeders, Kitchens of Distinction, Alison Moyet, Grant Hart, The Stranglers and more — plus we launched our new iPhone app and the 1983 readers poll.

SATURDAY, MAY 11, 2013
The Cult to announce ‘Electric 13’ tour on Monday as some U.S., U.K. dates emerge
Want to see Pixies’ Black Francis in New York? If you’re over 30, it’ll cost an extra $30

FRIDAY, MAY 10, 2013
Regeneration Tour scales back, announces new West Coast dates, confirms lineups
New Order to release ‘Live at Bestival 2012′ charity album this summer
Simple Minds hint that return to North America coming ‘sooner than you might think’
Video: Tanya Donelly reunites with The Breeders in Boston at ‘Last Splash’ show

Hüsker Dü’s Grant Hart announces ‘Paradise Lost’-inspired ‘The Argument’ — hear 2 tracks now
The Stranglers reissuing ‘The Old Testament’ box set with added disc of rarities
Update: Tom Tom Club not joining lineup-challenged Regeneration Tour after all

Spacemen 3’s full catalog to be reissued by Fire Records on 180-gram, colored vinyl
Video: Alison Moyet performs ‘When I Was Your Girl’ on UK TV’s ‘This Morning’
Video: The Breeders play ‘Cannonball,’ ‘Drivin’ on 9’ on Jimmy Fallon

TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013
Video: David Bowie, ‘The Next Day’ — starring Gary Oldman, Marion Cotillard and a lot of blood
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 118, aired 5/7/13
Kitchens of Distinction record first new album in 19 years, but rule our reunion shows
Video: Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, ‘Mermaids’ — 3rd single off ‘Push the Sky Away’

MONDAY, MAY 6, 2013
Depeche Mode joins The Cure as Austin City Limits Music Festival headliners
Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 4: Vote for your top albums of 1983
Watch: Trent Reznor releases Nine Inch Nails’ highly NSFW 1993 ‘snuff’ film ‘Broken’
Slicing Up Eyeballs launches iPhone, iPad app
‘Pixies: A Visual History’: Kickstarter campaign launched to fund new photo book
Stream tracks from The Bluebells and The Daintees off ‘Scared to Get Happy’ box set
New releases: Alison Moyet, Killing Joke, David Bowie, Wonder Stuff, Blow Monkeys

SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2013
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (5/5/13)




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