Tag: Dead Can Dance

Dead Can Dance delay North American leg of ‘Life & Works’ tour for second time

Dead Can Dance delay North American leg of ‘Life & Works’ tour for second time

Dead Can Dance — led by co-founders and mainstays Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — has delayed the North American leg of its “A Celebration — Life & Works 1980-20201” tour for a second time due to COVID-19, with the 13-date run now scheduled for October. Full dates right here.

Dead Can Dance’s Lisa Gerrard and Jules Maxwell team up for new album ‘Burn’ — hear new song

Dead Can Dance’s Lisa Gerrard and Jules Maxwell team up for new album ‘Burn’ — hear new song

Dead Can Dance co-founder Lisa Gerrard will release a new album with Jules Maxwell, who has toured with the band as a keyboard player, this May, and are previewing their first record together with the single “Noyalain (Burn),” which you can hear right here via its music video.

Vaughan Oliver, the artist who created 4AD’s iconic album covers, dead at 62

Vaughan Oliver, the artist who created 4AD’s iconic album covers, dead at 62

Vaughan Oliver, the British artist and graphic designer who helped create the visual identity of the 4AD record label and so many of the legendary imprint’s best-known bands, including the Pixies, Cocteau Twins, Throwing Muses, The Breeders, This Mortal Coil, Dead Can Dance and more, died Sunday.

Dead Can Dance announces ‘A Celebration — Life & Works 1980-2020’ tour of North America

Dead Can Dance announces ‘A Celebration — Life & Works 1980-2020’ tour of North America

The enigmatic Dead Can Dance — led by co-founders and mainstays Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — today announced it will bring its “A Celebration — Life & Works 1980-2020” tour to North and South America next year, a trek that will include 10 dates in the U.S. Full dates and details here.

This week’s new releases: Dead Can Dance, Yazoo, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Art of Noise

This week’s new releases: Dead Can Dance, Yazoo, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Art of Noise

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted.  This week’s releases include new and reissued titles from Dead Can Dance, Yazoo, OMD and The Art of Noise.

Listen: Dead Can Dance, ‘The Mountain’ — first taste of upcoming album ‘Dionysus’

Listen: Dead Can Dance, ‘The Mountain’ — first taste of upcoming album ‘Dionysus’

Dead Can Dance — led by co-founders and mainstays Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — today offered up the first taste of their upcoming ninth studio Dionysus in the form of “The Mountain,” the opening of the forthcoming record’s second act. Stream the full track right here.

Dead Can Dance returns with ambitious new album ‘Dionysus,’ plus 2019 tour of Europe

Dead Can Dance returns with ambitious new album ‘Dionysus,’ plus 2019 tour of Europe

The enigmatic Dead Can Dance — led by co-founders and mainstays Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — today announced the release for their ninth studio album, a song cycle of “seven movements representing different facets of the Dionysus myth and his cult.” The group also announced a European tour for spring 2019.

New Dead Can Dance album — first in 6 years — near completion, Brendan Perry says

New Dead Can Dance album — first in 6 years — near completion, Brendan Perry says

The enigmatic Dead Can Dance — led by co-founders and mainstays Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard — have recorded a new studio album, the group’s second since reuniting in 2011 and the first to be released in six years, Perry revealed in a tweet on Saturday. It’s not yet known when the album will be released.

Primavera Sound webcast: Watch Jesus and Mary Chain, Dinosaur Jr, Dead Can Dance

Primavera Sound webcast: Watch Jesus and Mary Chain, Dinosaur Jr, Dead Can Dance

Barcelona’s Primavera Sound 2013 festival is underway now, and the organizers have launched a live webcast of some of this weekend’s performances, including sets by The Jesus and Mary Chain, Dead Can Dance, Swans and Dinosaur Jr, as well as Phoenix, Hot Chip and Grizzly Bear.

Video: Dead Can Dance at Coachella — watch full wind-whipped 55-minute set

Video: Dead Can Dance at Coachella — watch full wind-whipped 55-minute set

The reunited Dead Can Dance was one of the last acts to perform on Sunday night to close the first weekend of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, performing an 11 p.m. set in what seemed like a windstorm. If you missed the official webcast, you can now watch the full 55-minute performance.

New releases: Ian McCulloch, Flaming Lips, Meat Puppets, Replacements, Dead Can Dance

New releases: Ian McCulloch, Flaming Lips, Meat Puppets, Replacements, Dead Can Dance

This week’s new releases include the new 2CD set from Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch, plus new albums from The Flaming Lips and Meat Puppets, plus a live Dead Can Dance album, a Simple Minds best-of, a reissue of David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane and the vinyl release of The Replacements’ ‘Songs For Slim.’

Linkage: Depeche Mode’s Vienna webcast, plus Ian McCulloch, Kate Bush, Dead Can Dance

Linkage: Depeche Mode’s Vienna webcast, plus Ian McCulloch, Kate Bush, Dead Can Dance

In our latest round-up of links, we offer up a 50-minute webcast of Depeche Mode’s album-launch concert in Vienna last month, full streams of new albums from Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch and Dead Can Dance, plus news of a high honor for Kate Bush.

Dead Can Dance to release ‘In Concert’ live album next month — download free track

Dead Can Dance to release ‘In Concert’ live album next month — download free track

Dead Can Dance will commemorate its ongoing reunion with a new live CD called ‘In Concert’ that also will be released in expanded digital and triple-vinyl formats, capturing performances from the band’s 2012 U.S. tour. You can preview the set through a free download of the live version of “Children of the Sun.”

Dead Can Dance to play 2 California shows between Coachella appearances

Dead Can Dance to play 2 California shows between Coachella appearances

Like New Order, the reunited Dead Can Dance is using its twin appearances at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival this April as an occasion to squeeze in a couple extra performances — in this case, just-announced shows in San Francisco and Napa, Calif., the week between the band’s festival dates.