Week in Rock — June 30, 2013 at 10:03 am

The Week in Rock: June 23-29, 2013


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 passing of Devo’s Alan Myers, as well as the Pixies, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Replacements, Nine Inch Nails, Morrissey, The Cult, Nitzer Ebb, Violent Femmes, Midnight Oil’s Peter Garrett and much, much more.

‘The feud is over’: Steven Severin says The Banshees talking again after nearly a decade

FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013
Pixies release new, Kim Deal-less song ‘Bagboy’ — download free MP3, watch video
Watch Nine Inch Nails’ David Lynch-directed, seizure-inducing ‘Came Back Haunted’ video
‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: The Sisters of Mercy, Sonic Youth, Nitzer Ebb at Reading — 1991

Watch 9 seconds of The Replacements rehearsing ‘Alex Chilton’ today in Minneapolis
Vintage Video: Tears For Fears, ‘In My Mind’s Eye’ — watch out-of-print 1984 concert film

‘Morrissey 25: Live’: Watch the trailer for Moz’s Hollywood High School concert film
Midnight Oil’s Peter Garrett resigns Australian ministry post, won’t seek re-election
Video: Edwyn Collins, ‘Too Bad (That’s Sad)’ — off Orange Juice frontman’s ‘Understated’ LP

TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013
Drummer Alan Myers, Devo’s ‘human metronome’ from 1976 to 1986, loses cancer battle
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 125, aired 6/25/13
Cabaret Voltaire reissuing ‘Red Mecca’ on vinyl; giant box set, new comp on way
The Cult’s ‘Electric Peace’ reissue due out next month in 2CD, double-vinyl releases
Stream: Blondie, ‘A Rose By Any Name’ — new single featuring The Gossip’s Beth Ditto

MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013
Nitzer Ebb’s ‘Basic Pain Procedure’ reissued on CD, cassette with bonus 1983 live set
Video: Tommy Stinson joins Wilco to cover The Replacements’ ‘Color Me Impressed’
Reunited Violent Femmes to play New York City’s Central Park in September
Now playing on a jukebox near you: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ ‘Best of ’80s College Rock’
New releases: ‘Scared to Get Happy,’ Lloyd Cole, Poltergeist, Jane’s Addiction, Midge Ure

SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (6/23/13)




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