Week in Rock — August 25, 2013 at 8:00 am

The Week in Rock: Aug. 18-24, 2013

Tears For Fears

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 Tears For Fears, The Replacements, The Style Council, A Split-Second, The Smithereens, Depeche Mode, Ministry, Pixies, Primal Scream, The Lords of the New Church and more.

FRIDAY, AUG. 23, 2013
Watch 11 seconds of The Replacements rehearsing ‘Takin’ a Ride’ at unnamed club
The Smithereens mark 25th anniversary of ‘Green Thoughts’ with digital live/rarities set
‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Paul Weller and The Style Council go under the ‘120 X-Ray’ — 1988

THURSDAY, AUG. 22, 2013
Vintage Video: Ministry at First Avenue, 1983 — watch full ‘With Sympathy’-era set
Depeche Mode debuts ‘Should Be Higher’ video as tour arrives in North America

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 21, 2013
Black Francis howls like a madman on this isolated vocal track to Pixies’ ‘Debaser’
‘120 Memories’ event in Philadelphia next week to celebrate ‘the era of Kendall’
Free MP3: The Mission, ‘Sometimes the Brightest Light Comes From the Darkest Place’ (MG-T Mix)

TUESDAY, AUG. 20, 2013
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 132, aired 8/20/13
A Split-Second to play first U.S. show in 25 years this December in New York City
The Replacements’ ‘All Shook Down’ to get first U.S. vinyl release on Black Friday
Primal Scream returns to the U.S. for 4-date West Coast in support of ‘More Light’

MONDAY, AUG. 19, 2013
Stream: Tears For Fears gives Arcade Fire’s ‘Ready to Start’ an electro-orchestral makeover
The Lords of the New Church’s three original albums to be reissued this fall
The Replacements, Dinosaur Jr each to be immortalized via new coffee-table books
Al Jourgensen chronicles ‘Caddyshack’-like campaign against ‘thug gang’ of raccoons
New releases: The Fall, The Replacements, Peter Buck, John Foxx, The Icicle Works

SUNDAY, AUG. 18, 2013
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (8/18/13)



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