Tag: Front 242

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Feb. 8-14, 2020

Watch: Strangeways Radio + Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Week in Review: Feb. 8-14, 2020

Check out the latest installment right here — this week’s episode covers news about the Morrissey-headlined Cruel World festival, Front 242, Erasure, Bryan Ferry, Clan of Xymox and more. Plus, the episode is shot from the Hard Cafe Vault, where Velvet Rebel shows off memorabilia from Devo, Debbie Harry, The Cure and Morrissey.

Front 242 returning to U.S. for 13-date ‘Black to Square One’ tour this fall

Front 242 returning to U.S. for 13-date ‘Black to Square One’ tour this fall

After securing slots headlining Cold Waves IX in Chicago and the festival’s Wax Trax! Records showcase in Los Angeles, pioneering industrial/EBM act Front 242 today rolled out details of a 13-date U.S. tour that will open in late September and run through early October. Full dates right here.

Cold Waves’ Wax Trax! Showcase in L.A. to feature Front 242, The Young Gods and more

Cold Waves’ Wax Trax! Showcase in L.A. to feature Front 242, The Young Gods and more

Just days after announcing the ninth incarnation of its Chicago industrial-music festival, Cold Waves today revealed that it will bring a bit of the Windy City to Los Angeles in late September with a Wax Trax! Records showcase featuring performances by Front 242, The Young Gods, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult and more.

Front 242, Stabbing Westward, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult headlining Cold Waves IX

Front 242, Stabbing Westward, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult headlining Cold Waves IX

Chicago’s industrial-themed Cold Waves festival returns for a ninth installment this September with a lineup topped by Front 242, Stabbing Westward, My Life With the Thrill Kill Kult and The Young Gods, plus Wax Trax! Records mainstays Paul Barker and Chris Connelly. Check out the full lineup.

Front 242 announces 12-date ‘Circling Overland’ tour of North America this fall

Front 242 announces 12-date ‘Circling Overland’ tour of North America this fall

Belgian EBM pioneers Front 242 were announced earlier this week as headliners of Chicago’s Cold Waves festival in September — but that won’t be the group’s only U.S. show this fall. Jean-Luc De Meyer will play a total of 12 North American dates this September and October.

Watch: Trailer for ‘Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records’ documentary

Watch: Trailer for ‘Industrial Accident: The Story of Wax Trax! Records’ documentary

The premiere of the long-in-the-works documentary about the rise and fall of Chicago’s Wax Trax! Records retail shop and record label is just over a day away, but for those who can’t make it Chicago, or just want a glimpse now, here’s a 3-minute trailer to whet your appetite. Watch the trailer here.