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Killing Joke announces 40th anniversary box sets, ‘Laugh At Your Peril’ world tour

Killing Joke announces 40th anniversary box sets, ‘Laugh At Your Peril’ world tour

Post-punk legends Killing Joke today announced plans to celebrate their 40th anniversary this year with a pair of limited-edition career-spanning box sets and a world tour that will open in the U.S. this September before hitting South America, Europe and the U.K. See the full tour dates right here.

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman talks about the end of the world

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman talks about the end of the world

For this week’s installment of “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present this 1991 interview segment with Killing Joke frontman Jaz Coleman, conducted by “120 Minutes” host Dave Kendall in what appears to be a crossover piece for MTV Europe’s edition of the show. Watch the full segment right here.

Listen: The Jesus and Mary Chain debut ‘Always Sad’ — 2nd ‘Damage and Joy’ single

Listen: The Jesus and Mary Chain debut ‘Always Sad’ — 2nd ‘Damage and Joy’ single

The Jesus and Mary Chain are still more than a month away from the release of their first new record in 18 years, but the band has now released a second single to whet fans’ appetites: “Always Sad,” a three-minute slice of ’60s-styled pop featuring guest vocalist Bernadette Denning singing along with Jim Reid.

J. Spaceman taps Killing Joke’s Youth to produce next Spiritualized album

J. Spaceman taps Killing Joke’s Youth to produce next Spiritualized album

After helming 2014 albums by Echo & The Bunnymen and Peter Murphy, Killing Joke bassist Martin “Youth” Glover next turns his attention to Spiritualized, having been tapped by that band’s Jason Pierce to produce the follow-up to 2012’s Sweet Heart Sweet Light.

New releases: Killing Joke, Mighty Lemon Drops, Flaming Lips, Swans, Athletico Spizz 80

New releases: Killing Joke, Mighty Lemon Drops, Flaming Lips, Swans, Athletico Spizz 80

This week’s new releases include a triple-album dub compilation from Killing Joke, a compilation of early material from The Mighty Lemon Drops, a new ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ companion from The Flaming Lips and reissues of albums by Swans and Athletico Spizz 80.

Peter Murphy unveils 33-date North American tour, 6-minute ‘Lion’ album teaser

Peter Murphy unveils 33-date North American tour, 6-minute ‘Lion’ album teaser

Former Bauhuas frontman Peter Murphy this morning confirmed the full dates for his 33-date North American tour in support of his forthcoming 10th album Lion, a record that he’s also previewing for the first time via a 6-minute video that teases a number of the album’s 11 tracks.