Tag: Echo and the Bunnymen

Bernard Sumner’s Bad Lieutenant cancels debut U.S. concerts over immigration issues

Bernard Sumner’s Bad Lieutenant cancels debut U.S. concerts over immigration issues

Tweet Visa problems have scuttled the debut American concerts by New Order spinoff Bad Lieutenant — including two dates opening for the Pixies in New […]

Echo & The Bunnymen’s U.S. tour canceled over IRS issues, band to return in 2010

Echo & The Bunnymen’s U.S. tour canceled over IRS issues, band to return in 2010

Tweet Echo & The Bunnymen today announced it was forced to cancel this month’s eight-date American tour “due to unreasonable demands (that have) been presented […]

Video: Echo & The Bunnymen play ‘I Think I Need It Too’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Video: Echo & The Bunnymen play ‘I Think I Need It Too’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Echo & The Bunnymen made room between its three North American Ocean Rain dates to squeeze in an appearance on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” last […]

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Bad Lieutenant CDs; Talking Heads on Blu-ray

New releases: Echo & The Bunnymen, Bad Lieutenant CDs; Talking Heads on Blu-ray

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: Echo & The Bunnymen RELEASE: The Fountain BACKSTORY: The […]

Rhino Records gutted by layoffs; future of The Cure’s reissue series in doubt?

Rhino Records gutted by layoffs; future of The Cure’s reissue series in doubt?

Tweet Revered catalog label Rhino Records — which put out the Left of the Dial box set and countless classic college-rock reissues by the likes […]

Echo & The Bunnymen unveil short U.S. tour this fall in support of ‘The Fountain’

Echo & The Bunnymen unveil short U.S. tour this fall in support of ‘The Fountain’

Echo & The Bunnymen today announced dates for a brief U.S. tour in November in support of its forthcoming 10th album, The Fountain, which is […]

Echo & The Bunnymen keyboard player Jake Drake-Brockman, 1956-2009

Echo & The Bunnymen keyboard player Jake Drake-Brockman, 1956-2009

Former Echo & The Bunnymen keyboard player Jake Drake-Brockman — dubbed the “fifth Bunnyman” — was killed in a motorcycle accident on the Isle of […]

‘Urgh! A Music War’ finally released on DVD

‘Urgh! A Music War’ finally released on DVD

The classic 1981 concert film “Urgh! A Music War” — which captured dozens of punk, New Wave and post-punk bands live on stage — quietly […]

Echo & The Bunnymen bring ‘Ocean Rain’ to U.S., release ‘The Fountain’ in October

Echo & The Bunnymen bring ‘Ocean Rain’ to U.S., release ‘The Fountain’ in October

Echo & The Bunnymen will release its 10th album, The Fountain, and bring its celebrated Ocean Rain tour to North America in October, with dates […]

Ian McCulloch, Martin Gore lend vocals to third Nouvelle Vague album

Ian McCulloch, Martin Gore lend vocals to third Nouvelle Vague album

Having already released two albums of bossa nova-styled New Wave and postpunk covers, French collective Nouvelle Vague has given its upcoming third record a decidedly […]

Quick Spins: R.E.M. ‘Reckoning’ reissue details, more Depeche Mode cancellations

Quick Spins: R.E.M. ‘Reckoning’ reissue details, more Depeche Mode cancellations

R.E.M. has set a June 23 release date for its Reckoning: Deluxe Edition, previously reported on here. According to the band’s press release, the second […]

SXSW 2009: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ guide to the South By Southwest Music Festival

SXSW 2009: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ guide to the South By Southwest Music Festival

While colossal European-style destination festivals like Coachella and Bonnaroo have been all the rage in recent years, there’s still no better place to experience live […]