Tag: Depeche Mode

Listen: Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode covers Metallica’s ‘Nothing Else Matters’

Listen: Dave Gahan of Depeche Mode covers Metallica’s ‘Nothing Else Matters’

Metallica this week released an expanded reissue of 1991’s Metallica along with a companion set called The Metallica Blacklist, a collection of 53 different covers from the “Black Album.”

Martin Gore announces ‘Third Chimpanzee’ instrumental EP — hear first track ‘Mandrill’

Martin Gore announces ‘Third Chimpanzee’ instrumental EP — hear first track ‘Mandrill’

After a bit of social-media teasing, Mute Records this morning announced the release early next year of a new instrumental electronic EP from Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore, a five-song collection that’s preceded by a “ferocious slice of electro” called “Mandrill.” Hear it right here.

Mute Records teases something involving Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore

Mute Records teases something involving Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore

Is Depeche Mode’s Martin L. Gore preparing to debut new music next week? Mute Records is teasing something involving Gore happening Nov. 17 — this Tuesday — but it’s not clear what that may be. The label tweeted a stylized image of Gore on Saturday with that date. No other information is yet known.

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.

Depeche Mode’s ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion’ singles collected in 8LP box set

Depeche Mode’s ‘Songs of Faith and Devotion’ singles collected in 8LP box set

Depeche Mode continues its series of singles vinyl box-set releases with a collection of Songs of Faith and Devotion 12-inches next month, an 8LP set that will include two variations of each of the album’s four singles, with remixes and live versions for B-sides. Check out the full tracklist and other details right here.

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Wayne Hussey has enlisted current and former members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Cult, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus and The Smiths for an all-star remake of The Mission’s 1988 anthem “Tower of Strength” to benefit “key workers dealing with COVID-19 globally.” Full details right here.

New releases: Depeche Mode, Joy Division, The Pretenders, Wire, Big Country, Go-Go’s

New releases: Depeche Mode, Joy Division, The Pretenders, Wire, Big Country, Go-Go’s

This is 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. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. Includes releases by Depeche Mode, Joy Division and more.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 19, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 19, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a week-in-review video series called Alt. Rewind that recaps the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Watch the latest episode right here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 5, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Alt.Rewind: Week of June 5, 2020

Our good friends at Strangeways Radio are putting together a week-in-review video series called Alt. Rewind that recaps the news posted at Slicing Up Eyeballs and on the Strangeways site throughout the preceding week, hosted by Velvet Rebel. Check out the latest installment right here.

Transmission Music and Slicing Up Eyeballs present ‘180 Minutes’ every other Saturday

Transmission Music and Slicing Up Eyeballs present ‘180 Minutes’ every other Saturday

Following the success of the debut of DJ Jake Rudh’s “180 Minutes” earlier this month, Transmission Music and Slicing Up Eyeballs are thrilled to announce the event — a 3+ hour audiovisual celebration of college rock and classic alternative music — will stream live on Twitch every other Saturday night, beginning this coming weekend.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 21-27, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 21-27, 2020

Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode features items on Depeche Mode, Paul Weller, Missing Persons, Bill Rieflin of Ministry and R.E.M., Cold Cave and more.
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Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 14-20, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 14-20, 2020

Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode features items on The Pretenders, R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe, The Psychedelic Furs, Morrissey and U2’s Bono, plus a countdown of the top 10 albums by Depeche Mode as voted by Strangeways Radio fans. Watch the whole thing right here.

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 1-6, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: March 1-6, 2020

Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode covers news about the Depeche Mode Violator singles box set, Record Store Day releases from David Bowie, U2 and more, plus touring news from Echo & The Bunnymen and Duran Duran. Plus a countdown of the top 10 ’80s movie soundtracks.

Depeche Mode goes big with 10-disc ‘Violator’ 12-inch singles box set

Depeche Mode goes big with 10-disc ‘Violator’ 12-inch singles box set

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Depeche Mode continues its celebration of the 12-inch single with the latest in its series of vinyl box sets, this one celebrating 1990’s mammoth Violator album with a 10-disc collection of the various 12-inches released to promote that record. Full details and tracklist right here.