Week in Rock — July 14, 2013 at 9:00 am

The Week in Rock: July 7-13, 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 Electronic, Morrissey, Simple Minds, Johnny Marr, The Waterboys, Killing Joke, Mojo Nixon, Echo & The Bunnymen, New Order, Pet Shop Boys and more — plus voting opened in the Slicing Up Eyeballs 1985 readers poll.

Johnny Marr returning to the U.S. for 18-date fall tour in support of ‘The Messenger’
Felled by penne pasta, Morrissey admits ‘humiliation and mortification’ over South American tour

FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2013
Simple Minds add 2nd U.S. show as they bring ‘Greatest Hits+’ tour to North America
‘The Mojo Manifesto’: Get your first glimpse of upcoming Mojo Nixon documentary
Promoter: Morrissey to reschedule Chilean concerts in August, but cancels Peru shows
‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman testifies under the ‘120 X-Ray’ — 1989

Alan Wilder wants to sell you the Mercedes he bought when he was in Depeche Mode
Watch Mudhoney, J Mascis celebrate Sub Pop’s 25th anniversary atop the Space Needle
Book of Love reunites to record new music, play short run of California shows this fall
Vintage Video: Echo & The Bunnymen in Liverpool, 1982 — watch 30-minute UK TV special
The Waterboys roll out additional dates for band’s ‘longest American tour ever’

Moz confusion: Promoter insists Morrissey’s concerts in Argentina, Brazil not postponed
Kurt Cobain gives birth in vintage promo resurrected for Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ reissue
Simple Minds to play New York City this October — first U.S. concert in a decade
Video: Mudhoney rocks ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ in first TV appearance in 18 years

Morrissey postpones South American concerts over ‘severe food poisoning’
Full-album stream: Pet Shop Boys’ ‘Electric’ premieres on Pandora a week early

MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013
Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 6: Vote for your top albums of 1985
Video: Depeche Mode at Rock Werchter 2013 — watch full 84-minute headlining set
New releases: New Order, Front Line Assembly, Devo, Nirvana, The Beat

SUNDAY, JULY 7, 2013
Electronic reunion: Bernard Sumner joins Johnny Marr to play ‘Getting Away With It’
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (7/7/13)



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