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Slicing Up Eyeballs’ most-clicked of 2011: Nirvana, U2, The Smiths, Pixies, The Cure

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ most-clicked of 2011: Nirvana, U2, The Smiths, Pixies, The Cure

Well, here we are — the end of another calendar year, and time to see what folks have been reading on Slicing Up Eyeballs over the past 12 months. The verdict? A lot of Nirvana, U2, Pixies, Joy Division and The Cure, each of which scored multiple headlines in the year’s Top 20 list.

Free Slicing Up Eyeballs stickers

Free Slicing Up Eyeballs stickers

You can once again show your undying love for all things Slicing Up Eyeballs by plastering our stickers all over your… well, anything you want. That’s because we’ve gotten a new pile of stickers on hand, and we’re giving ‘em away to help promote the site and spread the love of ’80s college rock.

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 8/7/11 — guest-hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 8/7/11 — guest-hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs

Slicing Up Eyeballs guest-hosted tonight’s episode of ‘Dark Wave’ on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave, and our hand-picked set featured Soft Cell, The The, Fields of the Nephilim, The Lucy Show, 1,000 Homo DJs, The Chameleons, Gary Numan, Dalis Car and much more.

Reminder: Slicing Up Eyeballs guest-hosts ‘Dark Wave’ on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave tonight

Reminder: Slicing Up Eyeballs guest-hosts ‘Dark Wave’ on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave tonight

If you’re a satellite radio subscriber, be sure to tune in to tonight’s of “Dark Wave” on Sirius XM’s classic-alternative station 1st Wave — Slicing Up Eyeballs is filling in for regular host Swedish Egil, and has hand-picked three hours of dark-wave, industrial, post-punk and other moody music.

Slicing Up Eyeballs to guest-host ‘Dark Wave’ on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave this Sunday

Slicing Up Eyeballs to guest-host ‘Dark Wave’ on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave this Sunday

Some exciting news on the radio front: Slicing Up Eyeballs will guest-host Sunday night’s installment of ‘Dark Wave,’ the weekly show that explores the ‘darker side of alternative’ on satellite-radio network Sirius XM’s classic-alternative station 1st Wave.

Slicing Up Eyeballs gets a facelift

Slicing Up Eyeballs gets a facelift

Well, it’s about time: After nearly 2½ with the same basic look, Slicing Up Eyeballs was due for a makeover. So today we debut Version 2.0 of the website — or, rather, the beginning of Version 2.0, since the redesign is still very much a work in progress. Please let us know what you think.

Slicing Up Eyeballs marks second anniversary

Slicing Up Eyeballs marks second anniversary

Hey, what do you know: Turns out exactly two years have passed since Slicing Up Eyeballs: The Legacy of ’80s College Rock launched, and here we are — 1,276 posts and 1.7 million pageviews later — still chugging along.

Free Slicing Up Eyeballs bumper stickers

Free Slicing Up Eyeballs bumper stickers

Yes, you, too, can show your undying love for all things Slicing Up Eyeballs by plastering our brand-new bumper stickers all over your… well, pretty much anything you want. That’s because we’re giving away fistfuls of free stickers to help promote the site.

Best of 2010: The Cure dominates Slicing Up Eyeballs’ most-viewed posts of the year

Best of 2010: The Cure dominates Slicing Up Eyeballs’ most-viewed posts of the year

The Cure dominates this year’s list of most-viewed stories, claiming five of the top 10 spots — including the No. 1 position, occupied for the second year in a row by our initial 2009 report on this year’s 3CD deluxe reissue of ‘Disintegration.’

Reminder: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ weekly show debuts Tuesday on Strangeways Radio

Reminder: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ weekly show debuts Tuesday on Strangeways Radio

Just a quick reminder: Slicing Up Eyeballs will debut a brand-new weekly specialty show Tuesday night on Strangeways Radio, a commercial-free web outlet devoted to ‘taking alternative back.’

Slicing Up Eyeballs to air weekly show on Strangeways Radio beginning Nov. 30

Slicing Up Eyeballs to air weekly show on Strangeways Radio beginning Nov. 30

We interrupt our regular programming for a bit of exciting news: In two weeks, Slicing Up Eyeballs will debut a new weekly specialty show on Strangeways Radio, a commercial-free web outlet devoted to ‘taking alternative back.’

Spring break: Slicing Up Eyeballs taking a week off; we’ll be back March 29

Spring break: Slicing Up Eyeballs taking a week off; we’ll be back March 29

Seeing as how Slicing Up Eyeballs celebrates what once was known as college rock, it’s only fitting that we’re going on spring break — and leaving the laptops behind. We’ll be back beginning Monday, March 29.

Slicing Up Eyeballs marks first anniversary

Slicing Up Eyeballs marks first anniversary

Slicing Up Eyeballs today marks its first anniversary, and to commemorate the occasion, we’re looking back at the last year’s 10 most-viewed stories, from items on The Cure’s ‘Disintegration’ reissue to news just this past week that Alan Wilder performed with Depeche Mode for the first time in 16 years.

Follow Slicing Up Eyeballs on Google Buzz

Follow Slicing Up Eyeballs on Google Buzz

Anyone out there doing the Google Buzz thing yet? Not sure if this is going to take off, but we figured we’d fling ourselves into the fray. So if you’re, er, buzzing, you can follow Slicing Up Eyeballs, too.