Tag: Alan Wilder

Depeche Mode inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — watch their acceptance speech

Depeche Mode inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — watch their acceptance speech

Pioneering synthpop outfit turned stadium rockers Depeche Mode were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame tonight in a pandemic-necessitated virtual ceremony, with Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher meeting up in a Zoom call to accept the honor. Watch the video right here.

Vince Clarke not expected to participate in Rock Hall induction of Depeche Mode

Vince Clarke not expected to participate in Rock Hall induction of Depeche Mode

For Depeche Mode fans hoping the band’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this spring will bring all five current and former members — Dave Gahan, Martin L. Gore, Andrew Fletcher, Vince Clarke and Alan Wilder — together onstage, don’t hold your breath. Full details right here.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Depeche Mode meets MTV contest winner in London — 1991

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Depeche Mode meets MTV contest winner in London — 1991

For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we travel back to June 23, 1991, for an episode built around MTV’s “120 Minutes Naked Power Grab” contest, which offered one lucky viewer the chance to be “president” of Mute Records for a week. Here’s 12 minutes of footage from the episode featuring the winner and DM.

Alan Wilder wants to sell you the Mercedes he bought when he was in Depeche Mode

Alan Wilder wants to sell you the Mercedes he bought when he was in Depeche Mode

Two years after he sold a huge collection of Depeche Mode memorabilia — including platinum records, vintage musical equipment and his leather stage trousers — former bandmember Alan Wilder is now offering fans the chance to buy his wheels: The musician is taking bids on his 1991 Mercedes 300SL convertible.

The Week in Rock: July 8-14, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 8-14, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about INXS, Depeche Mode, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult, Johnny Marr, Alison Moyet, The Cure, Public Image Ltd., The Dream Syndicate, Franke Goes to Hollywood, The Fixx and more.

Video: Depeche Mode’s 26-minute ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion’ promo reel from 1993

Video: Depeche Mode’s 26-minute ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion’ promo reel from 1993

As part of the label’s new From the Vaults web series on The Warner Sound channel on YouTube, the folks at Warner Bros. have dug up what they are billing as a previously unreleased, 26-minute Depeche Mode promotional documentary put together to promote the release of 1993’s ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion.’