Tag: Captain Sensible

The Damned return with 1st new album in a decade — hear ‘Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow’

The Damned return with 1st new album in a decade — hear ‘Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow’

British punk icons The Damned this week announced plans to release Evil Spirits, their first new album in a decade, this coming April — and they’re preceding the full record with the debut of its first single, “Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow,” which can you can stream right here via Spotify.

The Damned headed into the studio with Tony Visconti as bassist Paul Gray rejoins band

The Damned headed into the studio with Tony Visconti as bassist Paul Gray rejoins band

Legendary U.K. punk outfit The Damned will enter the studio next month with famed producer Tony Visconti to record their first new album in a decade — news that was accompanied by the announcement that early-’80s bassist Paul Gray is rejoining the band. Plus, check out their 2018 tour dates.

The Damned drafts T.S.O.L. for short ‘Hallow-East Tour’ of U.S over Halloween

The Damned drafts T.S.O.L. for short ‘Hallow-East Tour’ of U.S over Halloween

The Damned — still anchored after all these years by founding members Dave Vanian and Captain Sensible — return to the U.S. this fall for a very short “Hallow-East Tour” that sees the band hitting four cities on the East Coast of the U.S. around Halloween. Joining the festivities: TSOL.

Trailer: BBC to air ‘Punk Britannia,’ 3-part series marking 35th anniversary of punk

Trailer: BBC to air ‘Punk Britannia,’ 3-part series marking 35th anniversary of punk

BBC Four next month will follow up its excellent documentary ‘Synth Britannia’ with the new three-part ‘Punk Britannia,’ a look at the ‘historic cosmology, meteoric impact and smouldering aftermath of the most genuinely transformative force in British popular music history.’ The three parts air Friday, June 8 and June 15.

Video: The Damned rehearses 1980’s ‘Black Album’ for this fall’s 35th anniversary tour

Video: The Damned rehearses 1980’s ‘Black Album’ for this fall’s 35th anniversary tour

With the band’s 35th anniversary tour still two months away, The Damned isn’t wasting time boning up on their 1980 release ‘The Black Album,’ which the goth-punk legends will perform each night of the tour. In this video, Captain Sensible talks about making the album and the upcoming tour.

Damned playing ‘Damned Damned Damned,’ ‘Black Album’ on 35th anniversary tour

Damned playing ‘Damned Damned Damned,’ ‘Black Album’ on 35th anniversary tour

The Damned — still featuring founding members Dave Vanian and Captain Sensible — are set to embark on a 35th anniversary tour of the U.S. and U.K. this fall that will find the band performing its 1977 debut ‘Damned Damned Damned’ and 1980’s ‘The Black Album’ each night.

The Damned cancels U.S. tour after failing to obtain visas for October concerts

The Damned cancels U.S. tour after failing to obtain visas for October concerts

Punk-era survivors The Damned abruptly scuttled their upcoming U.S. tour today — the eve of the trek’s opening night in Cleveland — citing immigration issues […]

In stores this week: New music from The Beat Farmers, Captain Sensible reissues

In stores this week: New music from The Beat Farmers, Captain Sensible reissues

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday. ARTIST: The Farmers RELEASE: Fulmination BACKSTORY: The survivors of ’80s cowpunk […]

In stores Tuesday: The Damned reissues, Joy Division live LP

In stores Tuesday: The Damned reissues, Joy Division live LP

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: The Damned ALBUM: Phantasmagoria, Anything FORMAT: CD BACKSTORY: Expanded and […]