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The Week in Rock: July 15-21, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 15-21, 2012

Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about The Fixx, Bob Mould, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Gary Numan, Black Francis, Kristin Hersh, Sonic Youth, The Jam and more — plus a special mixtape.

Gary Numan preps ‘Big Noise Transmission’ 2CD, DVD live sets — watch trailer

Gary Numan preps ‘Big Noise Transmission’ 2CD, DVD live sets — watch trailer

Gary Numan next month will release ‘Big Noise Transmission,’ a live document of a concert recorded at the HMV Ritz in Manchester, England, last December that will arrive in three formats: a 2CD set, a 20-song PAL format DVD and a limited collectors’ edition featuring the 2CD set and a hardbound photo book.

The Week in Rock: Feb. 5-11, 2012

The Week in Rock: Feb. 5-11, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about Dexys Midnight Runners, Fad Gadget, Dalis Car, The La’s, Depeche Mode, Erasure, Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr, Killing Joke and The Godfathers — plus news of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s return to the U.S. this spring.

Gary Numan announces ‘Machine Music’ retrospective DVD, 12-date U.K. tour

Gary Numan announces ‘Machine Music’ retrospective DVD, 12-date U.K. tour

Gary Numan today announced the release of a retrospective DVD entitled ‘Machine Music: The Best of Gary Numan’ that will collect his music videos and some TV appearances from throughout his career — and which will be accompanied by a 12-date tour of the U.K. and Ireland late this spring.

New releases: The Smiths tribute, The Lucy Show, X, Gary Numan, The Lemonheads

New releases: The Smiths tribute, The Lucy Show, X, Gary Numan, The Lemonheads

This week’s new releases include ‘Please Please Please: A Tribute to The Smiths,’ The Lucy Show’s rarities comp ‘Remembrances,’ a DVD and Blu-ray reissue of X’s ‘The Unheard Music,’ a 5LP Gary Numan vinyl box set and a new 2CD best-of from The Lemonheads.

The Week in Rock: Dec. 4-10, 2011

The Week in Rock: Dec. 4-10, 2011

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes posts about Midnight Oil, The Cure, Wire, Gary Numan, The Church and New Order, plus our December mixtape and the second installment of our Rhino ‘Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s’ Spotify playlist.

Stream: Gary Numan, ‘Dead Son Rising’ — new album released in U.S. this week

Stream: Gary Numan, ‘Dead Son Rising’ — new album released in U.S. this week

Gary Numan released his latest album, Dead Son Rising, via his website back in September, but it’s just getting a physical release in the U.S. this week — and to promote it, our friends at Consequence of Sound are streaming the full record, which you can hear right here.

New releases: The Cure, Elvis Costello, The Cramps, Peter Murphy, The Dead Milkmen

New releases: The Cure, Elvis Costello, The Cramps, Peter Murphy, The Dead Milkmen

This week’s new releases include ‘Bestival Live 2011,’ a new 2CD concert album from The Cure, plus the box set Elvis Costello doesn’t want you to buy, a collection of early Cramps singles, three Meat Puppets reissues and domestic CD releases of recent sets from Peter Murphy, Gary Numan and The Dead Milkmen.

The Week in Rock: Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2011

The Week in Rock: Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2011

This week’s headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs included a lot of big news about The Cure, plus items on The Mission, Erasure, Gary Numan, The Sisters of Mercy, R.E.M., Lou Reed (and Metallica) and The Jesus and Mary Chain, plus a new Bangles contest.

Linkage: John Peel and the Pixies; plus The Stone Roses, R.E.M., Gary Numan

Linkage: John Peel and the Pixies; plus The Stone Roses, R.E.M., Gary Numan

This week’s link round-up includes a podcast featuring vintage tape of John Peel interviewing the Pixies’ Black Francis, news of The Stone Roses’ upcoming biography, an interview with director Peter Care about the making of R.E.M.’s iconic ‘Drive’ video and a Q&A with Gary Numan about his new album ‘Dead Son Rising.’

Video: Gary Numan, ‘The Fall’ — first single off new ‘Dead Son Rising’ album

Video: Gary Numan, ‘The Fall’ — first single off new ‘Dead Son Rising’ album

Synthpop luminary Gary Numan this week released the first music video off his new album ‘Dead Son Rising,’ a moody, FX-laden clip to accompany first single “The Fall,” which can be viewed here. A free download of an edit of the track also is available.

New releases: Gary Numan, ‘1991: Year Punk Broke,’ Art of Noise, Blondie, Human League

New releases: Gary Numan, ‘1991: Year Punk Broke,’ Art of Noise, Blondie, Human League

This week’s new releases include new albums from Gary Numan (‘Dead Son Rising’) and Blondie (‘Panic of Girls’), plus reissue from the Art of Noise (‘Who’s Afraid of the Art of Noise’) and The Raincoats (‘Odyshape’), plus the first-ever DVD release of Sonic Youth’s ‘1991: The Year Punk Broke.’

‘Put the Needle on the Record’: Celebrating the artwork of 7-, 12-inch singles of 1980s

‘Put the Needle on the Record’: Celebrating the artwork of 7-, 12-inch singles of 1980s

Much has been made about the loss of album art in the download age, but pop-culture maven Matthew Chojnacki argues that even more endangered are the 7- and 12-inch single sleeves of the 1980s — ephemeral splashes of music history that he’s compiled in the new book ‘Put the Needle on the Record: The 1980s at 45 Revolutions Per Minute.’

Stream: Gary Numan, ‘Dead Sun Rising’ — off forthcoming ‘Dead Son Rising’ album

Stream: Gary Numan, ‘Dead Sun Rising’ — off forthcoming ‘Dead Son Rising’ album

Today we get another glimpse of synth pioneer Gary Numan’s upcoming album ‘Dead Son Rising’ thanks to The Quietus, which posted the track ‘Dead Sun Rising’ — and yes, that’s not a typo. Numan says, “I do appreciate that it’s a little bit confusing — I’m waiting for all the e-mails to come in saying ‘there’s a misprint on the album.'”