This week’s new releases include reissues from The Lemonheads, Duran Duran, XTC, Ministry and They Might Be Giants, plus John Robb’s book on the history of goth.
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The story of goth music and culture is being recounted in a pair of new books by musicians Lol Tolhurst of The Cure and John Robb of The Membranes.
The veteran U.K. post-punk act The Membranes next week return with their second post-reunion album, the ambitious What Nature Gives… Nature Takes Away, and Slicing Up Eyeballs is thrilled to premiere the second single off that LP, “Black is the Colour.” Check out the track right here.
The Stone Roses’ reunion is still six months out, but frontman Ian Brown and guitarist John Squire gave fans a preview last night when they performed on stage together for the first time in 16 years at the Manchester stop of the “Justice Tonight” tour headlined by The Clash’s Mick Jones — who is performing his old band’s songs.
The buzz about a possible reunion of The Stone Roses built over the weekend, with no official denial from the band’s members and seeming confirmation from friends such as Shaun Ryder and Tim Burgess — plus fresh rumors that not only are the Roses mounting a series of concerts, but recording a new album as well.
Larry Cassidy, co-founder and frontman of Factory Records postpunk outfit Section 25, has died, British music journalist John Robb reports today on his blog. The circumstances surrounding Cassidy’s death are not yet known.
Perhaps best known for his bio “The Stone Roses and the Resurrection of British Pop,” Brit rock scribe/musician John Robb has set his sights on […]