New Releases — April 3, 2017 at 6:40 am

New releases: Clan of Xymox returns with ‘Days of Black,’ plus Wire’s U.S. release

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted.


Clan of Xymox

RELEASE: Days of Black
BACKSTORY: The long-running Dutch group returns this week with its first new album in three years, a 12-song collection described by Metropolis Records as “a beautiful blend of goth rock and electronics.”
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RELEASE: Silver/Lead
BACKSTORY: The post-punk legends this week follow up Friday’s U.K. release of their 15th album with a U.S. physical edition. It’s part of this year’s 40th anniversary celebrations. Contains the single  “Short Elevated Period.”
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  1. The new Wire is outstanding. They’re really on a roll these last few albums.

  2. OMG! IT’S RAINING GREAT 80’s BANDS! Wow! The next crazy thing you’re gonna try to tell me is like, Tones on Tail have reformed and are touring or something!

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