Week in Rock — May 19, 2013 at 10:00 am

The Week in Rock: May 12-18, 2013

The Cult

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 The Cult, Public Image Ltd., R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, Echo & The Bunnymen, Peter Hook, The Psychedelic Furs, Love and Rockets, Killing Joke, My Bloody Valentine, OMD, Gary Numan and more.

SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2013
Video: Kim Gordon, Steve Jones, J Mascis, Aimee Mann send off SNL’s Fred Armisen
Echo & The Bunnymen to begin recording new Youth-produced album in coming weeks

FRIDAY, MAY 17, 2013
Peter Hook to play New Order’s ‘Movement,’ ‘Power, Corruption & Lies’ on U.S. tour
R.E.M.’s Peter Buck to release ‘monkey concept single,’ re-press solo debut
Philip Chevron of The Pogues announces grim diagnosis: ‘This time the cancer is lethal’
‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Trent Reznor spends Christmas Eve with Dave Kendall — 1989

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013
Vintage Video: Love and Rockets in London, 1987 — watch full 70-minute concert
The Psychedelic Furs map out 35-date tour across U.S. this summer

Riot Fest 2013: Violent Femmes, Blondie, Mission of Burma, X, Dinosaur Jr, Peter Hook
Video: Killing Joke, ‘Corporate Elect’ — off ‘The Singles Collection 1979-2012’
Video: 10,000 Maniacs, ‘I Don’t Love You Too’ — off first new album in 14 years

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 119, aired 5/7/13
Gary Numan announces short U.S. tour: 6 West Coast shows set for late summer
My Bloody Valentine to headline FYF Fest in L.A. — first U.S. show since 2009

MONDAY, MAY 13, 2013
The Cult to perform 1987’s ‘Electric’ on tour, release aborted ‘Love’ follow-up ‘Peace’
Video: Public Image Ltd. live in Australia last month — watch full 2-hour set
Video: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, ‘Dresden’ — off ‘English Electric’
New releases: R.E.M., The Fall, Primal Scream, Love and Rockets, Devo, Breeders, Talking Heads

SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2013
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (5/12/13)
Video: Astronaut Chris Hadfield covers David Bowie’s ‘Space Oddity’ in space



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