Week in Rock — August 18, 2013 at 9:00 am

The Week in Rock: Aug. 11-17. 2013

R.E.M., circa 1995

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 R.E.M., Pixies, The Replacements, The Suburbs, Siouxsie and Robert Smith, Martin Hannett, Nirvana, Peter Hook, New Model Army  and more — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

SATURDAY, AUG. 17, 2013
Rewind: The 80s Festival webcast to feature The B-52s, Heaven 17

FRIDAY, AUG. 16, 2013
Paul Westerberg ropes in early ’90s sidemen for Replacements’ reunion shows
Video: Peter Murphy and Wayne Hussey play ‘Telegram Sam,’ ‘Ziggy Stardust’ in Brazil
Is that Black Francis screaming along to a brand-new Pixies song on Vine?
Video: Ministry, ‘PermaWar’ — first single off farewell album ‘From Beer to Eternity’
Video: Kim Deal, ‘Are You Mine?’ — third 7-inch in ex-Pixies bassist’s new ‘Solo Series’

THURSDAY, AUG. 15, 2013
Premiere: The Suburbs, ‘Dumbass Kids’ — off ‘Si Sauvage,’ first new album in 27 years
Vintage Video: Siouxsie, Robert Smith and Banshees get weird in ‘Play at Home’ special
Video: New Model Army, ‘March in September’ — first single off ‘Between Dog and Wolf’

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 2013
The Cure joins Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails as Voodoo Music Experience headliner
Martin Hannett recordings of Joy Division, New Order ‘rescued’ from trash, up for grabs
Video: The Cult opens ‘Electric 13’ tour in San Diego — watch full 106-minute concert
Stream: Lee Ranaldo & The Dust, ‘Lecce, Leaving’ — off new LP ‘Last Night on Earth’

TUESDAY, AUG. 13, 2013
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 131, aired 8/13/13
‘Wax Trax! Records: The Documentary’: Watch first trailer for upcoming film
Jon Brookes, of The Charlatans, 1969-2013
Nirvana’s 89-track ‘In Utero’ box set to feature unheard instrumental, ‘2013 Mix’ of album
Video: Peter Hook demonstrates how to play New Order’s ‘Ceremony’ on bass
Peter Buck: R.E.M. may release fan club singles ‘in a big box set for charity one day’

MONDAY, AUG. 14, 2013
Stream/Download: Auto Reverse — Slicing Up Eyeballs Mixtape (August 2013)
XTC’s Andy Partridge: New ‘Drums and Wires’ mix ‘so good it’s upped my opinion of the album’
Contest: Win tickets to see The Mission at New York’s Irving Plaza on Sept. 5
Stream: Jane’s Addiction, ‘Another Soulmate’ — band’s new ‘short attention span’ single
New releases: Deacon Blue vinyl reissues, Ministry live DVD, ‘Acid Rain’ box set

SUNDAY, AUG. 13, 2013

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (8/11/13)
Stream: Nine Inch Nails, ‘Copy of A’ — second single off ‘Hesitation Marks’



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