Today’s episode of “CBS Sunday Morning” included a segment on Depeche Mode, with bandmembers Dave Gahan and Martin Gore discussing the loss of Andy Fletcher, their latest album Memento Mori and more.
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Depeche Mode opened its massive tour in support of new album Memento Mori in Sacramento on Thursday night.
Depeche Mode today released the second track off the group’s forthcoming album Memento Mori, a slow and moody number called “My Cosmos Is Mine.”
Depeche Mode ramped up the advance promotion for its upcoming 15th album Memento Mori by appearing on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”
Depeche Mode today expanded its global tour in support of forthcoming album Memento Mori with a second North American leg this fall.
Depeche Mode today debuted “Ghosts Again,” the first single off Memento Mori, the synthpop legends’ first new album in six years and the group’s first as a duo.
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.
If you’re into the more technical aspects of a how a band like Depeche Mode pulls off big arena shows, here’s a video tour of the band’s stage setup on the Delta Machine Tour, with a look at the keyboard arrays employed by Andy Fletcher and touring member Peter Gordeno, as well as Martin Gore’s guitar rig.
Depeche Mode held a news conference in Paris today to announce the European leg of its 2013 world tour — the dates mirroring those that leaked yesterday — and tease fans with a preview of a track from the band’s as-yet-untitled album, which Martin Gore characterized as a cross between ‘Violator’ and ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion.’
It’s enough to make fans of (very) early Depeche Mode swoon: Photographic evidence of DM co-founder Vince Clarke sitting down for dinner with former bandmates Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher. Earlier today, Clarke tweeted, ‘Tonight I am dining with the ‘Modes’. Apparently, Fletch is cooking…who knew?’
Martin Gore isn’t the only Depeche Mode member who’s been busy during the band’s downtime: Frontman Dave Gahan has lent his well-known voice to electronic project Soulsavers for that group’s fourth album, ‘The Light the Dead See’ — and he’s already talking about making more music and touring with the group.
With Depeche Mode returning to the studio in March, the first word of a timetable for the band’s 13th album has emerged: Martin L. Gore tells German magazine Sonic Seducer that the record will be released ‘no later than early 2013,’ according to fansite Home.
After taking much of the past two years off, Depeche Mode are scheduled to reconvene in January and are planning to enter a studio to begin work on a follow-up to 2009’s ‘Sounds of the Universe’ in March, bandmember Andy Fletcher reveals in a recent Italian interview to promote one of his DJ gigs in that country.