Tag: Echo and the Bunnymen

Echo & The Bunnymen announce 4 U.S. dates in August, promise more in September

Echo & The Bunnymen announce 4 U.S. dates in August, promise more in September

Echo & The Bunnymen will return to the U.S. this summer, with the band this week announcing what it termed a “tour of America” that consists of four shows in California this August. It is not clear, via the band’s announcement on Facebook or elsewhere, whether the Bunnymen plan to add more dates to the trek.

New releases: R.E.M., Echo & The Bunnymen, The House of Love, Soundgarden

New releases: R.E.M., Echo & The Bunnymen, The House of Love, Soundgarden

This week’s new releases include a 6DVD set of MTV footage from R.E.M., plus new live albums from Echo & The Bunnymen and The House of Love, as well a new rarities collection from Soundgarden that was compiled by guitarist Kim Thayill and is available in single and three-disc sets.

Video: Echo & The Bunnymen bring ‘Holy Moses’ to ‘Late Night with David Letterman’

Video: Echo & The Bunnymen bring ‘Holy Moses’ to ‘Late Night with David Letterman’

Echo & The Bunnymen this week wrapped up their U.S. tour in support of brand-new album Meteorites, and capped the trek with a return appearance on “Late Night with David Letterman” last night that saw the band performing that album’s “Holy Moses” for a national TV audience.

Echo & The Bunnymen livestream Wednesday night’s show at Seattle’s Showbox

Echo & The Bunnymen livestream Wednesday night’s show at Seattle’s Showbox

Echo & The Bunnymen currently are about midway through their North American tour in support of their latest album Meteorites, and tonight’s show in Seattle offers a special treat: It’s being broadcast live across the Internet as part of Yahoo! Screen’s live concert series. Check out the broadcast here.

Linkage: Hear new covers of The Smiths, Echo & The Bunnymen, Duran Duran classics

Linkage: Hear new covers of The Smiths, Echo & The Bunnymen, Duran Duran classics

Check out recently shared covers of classic songs by Echo & The Bunnymen (“The Killing Moon”), The Smiths (“Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want”) and Duran Duran (“The Chauffeur”) by Lydia Loveless, Cloud Boat and Warpaint, respectively.

Ian McCulloch joins Arcade Fire in London to perform Echo & The Bunnymen’s ‘The Cutter’

Ian McCulloch joins Arcade Fire in London to perform Echo & The Bunnymen’s ‘The Cutter’

The Arcade Fire’s current tour has seen the indie-rock darlings trotting out a great variety of high-profile covers. Now the band’s turned to Echo & The Bunnymen, bringing that band’s frontman, Ian McCulloch, onstage in London tonight to perform that band’s 1983 classic “The Cutter.”

New releases: Bob Mould, Peter Murphy, Echo & The Bunnymen, Morrissey, James, CvB

New releases: Bob Mould, Peter Murphy, Echo & The Bunnymen, Morrissey, James, CvB

This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from Bob Mould, Peter Murphy, Echo & The Bunnymen, Camper Van Beethoven and James, plus reissues from Morrissey and Soundgarden, and a new latter-period best-of from Paul Weller.

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Depeche Mode, They Might Be Giants, 7 Seconds

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Depeche Mode, They Might Be Giants, 7 Seconds

This week’s new releases include a brand-new studio album from Echo & The Bunnymen (‘Meteorites’), plus audiophile vinyl reissues from Depeche Mode, a new They Might Be Giants compilation, a 7 Seconds studio record, two Suzanne Vega reissues and a new compilation of Factory Records acts.

Stream Echo & The Bunnymen’s new album ‘Meteorites’ a week (or two) ahead of release

Stream Echo & The Bunnymen’s new album ‘Meteorites’ a week (or two) ahead of release

With Echo & The Bunnymen’s 11th studio album Meteorites set for release in Europe one week from today, the band this morning began streaming the record — which Ian McCulloch calls “more edgy than anything I’ve ever done” — in full via both The Guardian in the U.K. and VPRO in the Netherlands.

Echo & The Bunnymen reschedule U.K. tour over Ian McCulloch’s throat infection

Echo & The Bunnymen reschedule U.K. tour over Ian McCulloch’s throat infection

Echo & The Bunnymen today rescheduled most of the remainder of the band’s U.K. tour as frontman Ian McCulloch recovers from a throat infection, announcing several makeup dates in June and early July following the release of the band’s new album Meteorites.

Echo & The Bunnymen premiere video for ‘Lovers on the Run’ — first single off ‘Meteorites’

Echo & The Bunnymen premiere video for ‘Lovers on the Run’ — first single off ‘Meteorites’

Echo & The Bunnymen today premiered the first music video to promote their upcoming album Meteorites, a Roger Sargent-directed clip for sweeping single “Lovers on the Run” that finds frontman Ian McCulloch sitting in a dark corner as images are projected across him.

Echo & The Bunnymen announce U.S. tour, debut 3rd new track ‘Holy Moses’

Echo & The Bunnymen announce U.S. tour, debut 3rd new track ‘Holy Moses’

Echo & The Bunnymen will embark on a 14-date North American tour this August in support of their forthcoming album Meteorites, and this week debuted not just one but two new tracks off the record, including the official U.S. single “Holy Moses.” Meteorites is due out May 26 in the U.K. and June 3 in the U.S.

Echo & The Bunnymen debut sweeping track ‘Lovers on the Run’ off ‘Meteorites’

Echo & The Bunnymen debut sweeping track ‘Lovers on the Run’ off ‘Meteorites’

Following up last month’s debut of the 7-minute “Market Town,” Echo & The Bunnymen this morning offered up the second taste of their forthcoming new album Meteorites, premiering the string-swept track “Lovers on the Run” over at The Quietus. The album is out May 26 in the U.K. and June 3 in the U.S.

Echo & The Bunnymen offer first taste of ‘Meteorites’ with 7-minute ‘Market Town’

Echo & The Bunnymen offer first taste of ‘Meteorites’ with 7-minute ‘Market Town’

Echo & The Bunnymen return later this spring with their first album and five years, and this week they give fans the first inkling of what to expect from Meteorites with “Market Town,” an anthemic, 7-minute rocker. The album is out April 28 in the U.K. and June 3 in the U.S.