The massive Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona, Spain, unveiled its 2020 lineup this week, a bill that includes Bauhaus, The Jesus and Mary Chain (performing Darklands), Pavement, Bikini Kill, Dinosaur Jr, Massive Attack, Iggy Pop, Einstürzende Neubauten and more. Full details right here.
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The list of artists who are believed to have lost tapes in the 2008 fire that destroyed a Universal Music Group warehouse at Universal Studios in Los Angeles includes R.E.M., Sonic Youth, The Damned, The Police, Squeeze, The Dream Syndicate, Oingo Boingo, Suzanne Vega, Adam Ant, Joe Jackson and more.
For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, travel back to 1991 for a re-airing of an Iggy Pop clip that had been filmed the previous summer. In it, host Dave Kendall discusses Pop’s early solo work with David Bowie, whom the singer credits with jump-starting his solo career.
On Thursday night, New Order’s Bernard Sumner — joined by bandmates Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman — re-teamed with the legendary Iggy Pop for a short three-song set at the annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert at New York City’s Carnegie Hall. See footage from that performance here.
Scott “Rock Action” Asheton, the co-founder and longtime drummer of proto-punk legends The Stooges who in recent years was sidelined by unspecified medical issues, died Saturday night at age 64, bandleader Iggy Pop announced today via the group’s Facebook page.
Bernard Sumner and a pair of his New Order bandmates — specifically the two who weren’t also in Joy Division — performed at Carnegie Hall as part of the Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert, where they were joined onstage by Iggy Pop to perform Joy Division’s “Transmission” and “Love Will Tear Us Apart.”
New Order returns to American soil this March to perform at the 24th annual Tibet House U.S. Benefit Concert, joining Iggy Pop, Patti Smith, Joe Walsh and more at New York City’s Carnegie Hall to raise money for the nonprofit educational institution that’s dedicated to preserving Tibetan culture.
This week’s new releases include CD “vinyl replica” reissues from Midnight Oil and Iggy Pop, plus a first-time vinyl release of Grant Hart’s 1999 solo album ‘Good News for Modern Man’ and a live-in-the-studio set from Lone Justice recorded in 1983.
This week’s new releases include the first new album in 29 years from Visage (‘Hearts and Knives’), plus a new studio LP from Texas, a live CD/DVD set from John Foxx and The Maths, a Section 25 reissue, a new Iggy Pop best-of, and the U.S. release of a Talking Heads vinyl reissue.
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 Dinosaur Jr, XTC, The English Beat, The Dream Syndicate, The Cure, Peter Murphy, The Stone Roses, The Replacements, Dead Can Dance, Elvis Costello and more.
Joe Jackson returns this week with a tribute to legendary jazzman Duke Ellington, an album called ‘The Duke’ that features guest turns by the likes of Iggy Pop, The Roots’ ?uestlove, Steve Vai and Sharon Jones, among others. Download a free MP3 of Jackson’s duet with Pop on ‘It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing).’
Joe Jackson is tipping his hat to jazz legend Duke Ellington this summer with a new album called ‘The Duke’ — featuring guest turns by the likes of Iggy Pop, The Roots’ ?uestlove, Steve Vai and Sharon Jones, among others — to be followed by a 14-date U.S. tour this fall featuring his “Bigger Band.”
This fall, American Laundromat Recordings will celebrate the soundtrack to the 1984 cult classic ‘Repo Man’ with a track-by-track tribute, featuring the likes of Black Francis, Mike Watt, Matthew Sweet and Amanda Palmer and more covering songs originally recorded by Iggy Pop, Black Flag, Circle Jerks and Suicidal Tendencies.
Highlights of tonight’s ‘Dark Wave’ on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave included a double shot of lesser-played Love and Rockets (‘An American Dream,’ ‘Sweet FA’) and Peter Murphy doing Iggy Pop ‘Fun Time’).