Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have canceled — not just postponed — their planned 18-date North American tour this fall in support of the band’s 2019 double album Ghosteen. But the band’s already looking to 2021. Full details right here.
Category: Tour Dates
As promised, electronic-music giants New Order and Pet Shop Boys have pushed their highly anticipated 12-date North American “Unity Tour” back a full year due to the coronavirus, the band, and today the bands announced the new itinerary for shows in September and October 2021. See the new dates right here.
Ministry’s Industrial Strength Tour with KMFDM and Front Line Assembly — a celebration of the 30th anniversary of The Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Taste and that album’s famed tour — has been moved from summer 2020 to spring 2021 due to ongoing restrictions on crowd sizes in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Bauhaus issued a statement Tuesday assuring fans they are “working diligently” to reschedule the remainder of the band’s planned 2020 reunion shows, with the group looking forward “so very much to playing again as soon as it is possible to do so.” Full details right here.
British synthpop pioneers Heaven 17 have rescheduled their first-ever North American tour — which should have been underway at this moment — to next January as they join the growing number of acts pushing concerts into 2021 as the coronavirus pandemic continues. See the new dates right here.
Electronic-music giants New Order and Pet Shop Boys today announced they will delay their highly anticipated 12-date North American “Unity Tour” a full year, with a new itinerary to be announced shortly that will begin in September 2021 instead of September 2022. See full details right here.
The Jesus and Mary Chain have begun rescheduling their canceled tour during which they were to perform 1987’s Darklands in full, announcing a trio of new U.K. dates in February 2021 and telling fans they are working hard to rebook a slate of European shows as well. Check out the new dates here.
A planned February performance in Los Angeles by British synthpop pioneers Heaven 17 was scuttled by visa problems and now Glenn Gregory and Martyn Ware have been forced to postpone their first-ever North American tour in May because of the coronavirus. Full details right here.
The House of Love today canceled what would have been the beloved indie-pop band’s first North American tour in nearly 30 years, saying the decision was made “with heavy hearts” and that the band hopes to reschedule the concerts “when the virus is contained.” Full details right here.
The coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc on live music across the globe, with giant festivals — including Coachella and South By Southwest — postponed or canceled and tours in the U.S. and around the world being canceled or curtailed in an effort to protect large crowds from transmitting COVID-19.
It took The Cravats — skronky veterans of U.K. punk’s fabled Class of 1977 — some 37 years to follow up their debut album The Cravats in Toytown with sophomore LP Dustbin of Sound. But fans need not wait anywhere near that long for album No. 3, which we here at Slicing Up Eyeballs are thrilled to premiere in full today.
Echo & The Bunnymen today announced a pair of warm-up concerts in San Diego and San Luis Obispo, Calif., in the days leading up to the band’s appearance at the Morrissey-headlined Cruel World festival outside of Los Angeles in early May. Check out full details right here.
Alice Bag, co-founder of the iconic first-generation Los Angeles punk act The Bags, this spring will release her third solo album, a collection called Sister Dynamite that is being described as a return to the “full-throttle punk” that her late-’70s band perfected. Full tour dates and a music video right here.