Week in Rock — November 3, 2013 at 10:03 am

The Week in Rock: Oct. 27-Nov. 2, 2013

Lou Reed final photo

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 news, of course, of Lou Reed’s death, plus items on Morrissey, Paul Westerberg, The Wild Swans, David Bowie, Skinny Puppy, Simple Minds, Erasure and more — plus the Top 100 albums of 1988.

SATURDAY, NOV. 2, 2013
Morrissey says he’s been treated for concussion, whiplash, arm injury — doesn’t reveal why

FRIDAY, NOV. 1, 2013
Paul Westerberg’s sophomore solo set ‘Eventually’ to make vinyl debut in January

THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 2013
Stream: Bauhaus’ David J with Jill Tracy, ‘Bela Lugosi’s Dead (Undead is Forever)’
David Bowie debuts puppet-filled video for ‘Love is Lost’ (James Murphy Remix)

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30, 2013
Skinny Puppy announces 29-date ‘Shapes for Arms’ tour of North America next year
The Wild Swans reissue 3rd studio LP, rarities set ‘Incandescent ‘ in deluxe vinyl editions

TUESDAY, OCT. 29, 2013
Playlist: Slicing Up Eyeballs Music Hour on Strangeways Radio; Episode 135, aired 10/29/13
Morrissey’s ‘Autobiography’ to be published in the U.S. on Dec. 3 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons
Jim Kerr: Simple Minds eyeing return to North America ‘for more shows next summer’
Video: Erasure, ‘Gaudete’ — medieval Latin carol off Christmas album ‘Snow Globe’
Stream: Tears For Fears covers Hot Chip’s ‘And I Was A Boy From School’

MONDAY, OCT. 28, 2013
Top 100 Albums of 1988: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 9
The Jesus and May Chain reveal fan-selected rarities compilation for 11LP vinyl box set
New releases: Ramones, Bad Religion, Ultravox, Bananarama, The Godfathers, Belfegore

SUNDAY, OCT. 26, 2013
Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (10/27/13)
Lou Reed, rock icon and leader of The Velvet Underground, 1942-2013
‘RIP Lou Reed’: Morrissey, David Bowie, Ian McCulloch, Pixies and more on legend’s death



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