Tag: Kevin Haskins

Poptone — featuring Bauhaus’ Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins — announces first tour dates

Poptone — featuring Bauhaus’ Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins — announces first tour dates

Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins have confirmed the first tour dates for their highly anticipated new project Poptone, which will perform the music of the bandmates’ prior acts Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love and Rockets at nine concerts in five states in the western U.S. Tickets to the new shows go on sale Friday.

Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins reunite as Poptone, will resurrect old bands’ music on U.S. tour

Daniel Ash, Kevin Haskins reunite as Poptone, will resurrect old bands’ music on U.S. tour

Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins — who spent large swaths of the ’80s and ’90s performing together in the seminal acts Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love and Rockets — are reuniting to form a new band called Poptone with Haskins’ daughter Diva that will perform the music of those three classic acts this summer.

Love and Rockets debut ‘Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven’ to be reissued on vinyl

Love and Rockets debut ‘Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven’ to be reissued on vinyl

The debut album from Love and Rockets — 1985’s Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven — will receive a vinyl reissue later this month via the Drastic Plastic label, which will press the seven-song album on both opaque blue vinyl and 200-gram black vinyl.

Milestones: Daniel Ash is 54 today; watch Love and Rockets’ ‘120 Minutes’ promo

Milestones: Daniel Ash is 54 today; watch Love and Rockets’ ‘120 Minutes’ promo

Daniel Ash — he of ’80s darkwave trifecta Bauhaus, Tones on Tail and Love and Rockets — turns 54 today, and to mark the occasion, we present this little nugget: It’s a promo for MTV’s ‘120 Minutes’ featuring a cue-card reading Ash and his Love and Rockets bandmates David J and Kevin Haskins that aired sometime around 1986.

Tones on Tail ‘Weird Pop’ vinyl best-of to feature rare and unreleased tracks

Tones on Tail ‘Weird Pop’ vinyl best-of to feature rare and unreleased tracks

For a band with just one album and a handful of EPs and singles, Bauhaus spinoff Tones on Tail already has been the subject of more than its share of compilations, and now comes another: ‘Weird Pop,’ a double-vinyl best-of that features at least one previously unreleased cut and several other rarities.

Free MP3: Peter Murphy, ‘I Spit Roses’ — new single inspired by Bauhaus break-up

Free MP3: Peter Murphy, ‘I Spit Roses’ — new single inspired by Bauhaus break-up

Back in March, we brought you a stream of ‘I Spit Roses,’ the first new single in more than six years from Peter Murphy — and now, with the release of the former Bauhaus leader’s new album ‘Ninth’ just a month away, his label is offering a free download of the track.

Q&A: Daniel Ash closes door on Love and Rockets: ‘It’s boring for me to do those songs’

Q&A: Daniel Ash closes door on Love and Rockets: ‘It’s boring for me to do those songs’

To mark last week’s release of New Tales to Tell: A Tribute to Love and Rockets, Slicing Up Eyeballs caught up with that band’s frontman, […]

Bauhaus, Pixies, The Fall up for ‘Omnibus’ reissues from new Beggars Archive imprint

Bauhaus, Pixies, The Fall up for ‘Omnibus’ reissues from new Beggars Archive imprint

Expanded box-set reissues of Bauhaus’ first two albums — In the Flat Field and Mask — will help inaugurate the new Beggars Archive series of […]

Love and Rockets tribute album to feature Black Francis, The Flaming Lips

Love and Rockets tribute album to feature Black Francis, The Flaming Lips

Black Francis, The Flaming Lips and The Dandy Warhols are among the acts paying tribute to seminal neo-psychedelic/post-goth trio Love and Rockets on the forthcoming […]