Category: Vintage Video

Vintage Video: Siouxsie and the Banshees on ‘Rockpalast’ in 1981 — watch 75-minute set

Vintage Video: Siouxsie and the Banshees on ‘Rockpalast’ in 1981 — watch 75-minute set

For our latest installment of Vintage Video, we turn, yet again, to the fabulous archive of the German TV show “Rockpalast,” this time for a full, 75-minute concert by the inimitable Siouxsie and the Banshees, filmed on July 19, 1981, in Colgone, Germany, just weeks after the release of the band’s fourth studio album, ‘Juju.’

Watch 12 vintage MTV ‘Rock the Vote’ promos with R.E.M., Red Hot Chili Peppers, Madonna

Watch 12 vintage MTV ‘Rock the Vote’ promos with R.E.M., Red Hot Chili Peppers, Madonna

For a generation raised by MTV — particularly in the late ’80s and early ’90s — they were ubiquitous: those 30-second “Rock the Vote” promos featuring stars ranging from R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe to Anthony Keidis of the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Madonna imploring viewers to register to vote and cast their ballots.

Dead man’s party: Watch 3 of Oingo Boingo’s epic Halloween concerts from 1987 and 1990

Dead man’s party: Watch 3 of Oingo Boingo’s epic Halloween concerts from 1987 and 1990

For those of us living in Southern California in the late ’80s and early ’90s, Halloween meant one thing: Oingo Boingo’s epic “Dia de los Muertos” concerts in Los Angeles and San Diego. We’ve posted this 1990 show before, but now we’ve got two full sets from 1987 — Oct. 30 and 31 at Irivne Meadows.

Vintage Video: R.E.M., ‘A Conversation with Michael Stipe’ — original ‘Document’ press kit

Vintage Video: R.E.M., ‘A Conversation with Michael Stipe’ — original ‘Document’ press kit

In honor of this week’s release of the expanded 25th anniversary reissue of ‘Document,’ R.E.M. has posted the album’s original electronic press kit, a 6-minute, black-and-white video dubbed “A Conversation with Michael Stipe” that would have been sent to music journalists in 1987 to promote the then-forthcoming record.

Vintage Video: Ministry’s ‘In Case You Didn’t Feel Like Showing Up’ 1990 live set

Vintage Video: Ministry’s ‘In Case You Didn’t Feel Like Showing Up’ 1990 live set

Yesterday, we noted on the Slicing Up Eyeballs Facebook page, was the 22nd anniversary of the release of Ministry’s much-loved In Case You Didn’t Feel Like Showing Up live album — and, as one of our readers quickly pointed out, a high-quality transfer of the out-of-print VHS-only video version recently surfaced on YouTube.

Vintage Video: The Sugarcubes live at Auburn University in 1988 — full 50-minute set

Vintage Video: The Sugarcubes live at Auburn University in 1988 — full 50-minute set

In October 1988, an MTV-packaged “new music” tour featuring Living Colour, The Godfathers and The Sugarcubes hit Alabama’s Auburn University, where the music-video network filmed the latter band’s 50-minute, 14-song set for a special that aired during the “second 60” of “120 Minutes” on Christmas of that same year.