Tag: Killing Joke

Video: The Mission previews upcoming ‘Silver’ 25th anniversary CD/DVD set

Video: The Mission previews upcoming ‘Silver’ 25th anniversary CD/DVD set

As we’ve reported, The Mission will document its ongoing 25th anniversary reunion this fall with a limited-edition 3-disc CD/DVD set called Silver that features two full concerts recorded last year and part of a third on either DVD or Blu-ray, plus a bonus CD featuring near-complete audio from one of the gigs as well.

Video: The Cult, ‘Honey From a Knife’ — second single from ‘Choice of Weapon’ LP

Video: The Cult, ‘Honey From a Knife’ — second single from ‘Choice of Weapon’ LP

With a downsized U.K. tour saddled with apparently poor ticket sales and the loss of Killing Joke as an opening act set to kick off next week, The Cult has just issued a new music video for “Honey From a Knife,” the opening track and second official single from the band’s current album, ‘Choice of Weapon.’

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Sonic Youth in studio with Dave Kendall — summer 1990

‘120 Minutes’ Rewind: Sonic Youth in studio with Dave Kendall — summer 1990

For this week’s ‘120 Minutes Rewind,’ we offer up a clip of unusually good video quality, a nine-minute reel from summer 1990 that saw Sonic Youth frontman Thurston Moore and drummer Steve Shelley sitting down to talk about the band’s just-released ‘Goo’ album with host Dave Kendall.

The Mission to mark 25th anniversary reunion tour with ‘Silver’ 3-disc CD/DVD set

The Mission to mark 25th anniversary reunion tour with ‘Silver’ 3-disc CD/DVD set

The Mission will document their ongoing 25th anniversary reunion this fall with a limited-edition 3-disc CD/DVD set called Silver that features two full concerts recorded last year and part of a third on either DVD or Blu-ray, plus a bonus CD featuring near-complete audio from one of the gigs as well.

Killing Joke: Jaz Coleman ‘alive and kicking’ in the Sahara, new ‘KJ in Dub’ project due

Killing Joke: Jaz Coleman ‘alive and kicking’ in the Sahara, new ‘KJ in Dub’ project due

Killing Joke unloaded a flurry of news this morning, announcing that “missing” frontman Jaz Coleman “appeared today from his retreat in the Western Sahara” as well as revealing plans for a 3CD ‘KJ in Dub’ remix project and the cancellation of a planned $300-a-ticket studio concert that was to have been filmed for a DVD.

The Week in Rock: July 29-Aug. 4, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 29-Aug. 4, 2012

This week’s roundup of headlines includes items on Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman, New Order, Ian McCulloch, R.E.M., Aztec Camera, The Jesus and Mary Chain, The Jazz Butcher, Crime and the City Solution, Men Without Hats, Ministry, Public Image Ltd., Close Lobsters, Mojo Nixon and more.

Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman goes missing, band ‘concerned about our singer’s welfare’

Killing Joke’s Jaz Coleman goes missing, band ‘concerned about our singer’s welfare’

In a bizarre turn of events, Killing Joke today announced that frontman Jaz Coleman has gone missing after apparently taking to Facebook to malign The Cult and The Mission and proclaim — falsely, it turns out — that the band was pulling out of a recently downsized U.K. tour with the two acts this September.

The Week in Rock: July 22-28, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 22-28, 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 New Order, Pet Shop Boys, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Steve Kilbey, The Stone Roses, The Mission, Bad Religion, Killing Joke, Sex Pistols, They Might Be Giants and more.

Killing Joke quits U.K. tour with The Cult, The Mission over venue downsizing?

Killing Joke quits U.K. tour with The Cult, The Mission over venue downsizing?

Rumors have circulated that Killing Joke, displeased with the change in venues, has quit the September tour with The Cult and The Mission. The band hasn’t made an official statement, although a scathing note about the tour, purportedly written by Jaz Coleman, was posted then removed from the band’s Facebook page.

The Week in Rock: June 3-9, 2012

The Week in Rock: June 3-9, 2012

This week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines include news about The Cure, The Stone Roses, Pixies, The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke, Bob Mould, Meat Puppets, Budgie, Morrissey, Dinosaur Jr, Madness, Sonic Youth, Peter Gabriel and PiL — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape for your downloading pleasure.

The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke U.K. arena tour downsized for ‘more intimate experience’

The Cult, The Mission, Killing Joke U.K. arena tour downsized for ‘more intimate experience’

A five-date U.K. arena tour planned for this September featuring The Cult with support from a pair of freshly reunited contemporaries — The Mission and the original lineup of Killing Joke — has been downsized to smaller venues in what is almost certainly a sign of shockingly poor ticket sales.

New releases: Killing Joke’s ‘MMXII,’ plus The Smiths, Morrissey, fIREHOSE, Elvis Costello

New releases: Killing Joke’s ‘MMXII,’ plus The Smiths, Morrissey, fIREHOSE, Elvis Costello

This week’s new releases include ‘MMXII,’ the 15th studio album from Killing Joke, plus a reissue of Morrissey’s 1988 solo debut ‘Viva Hate,’ the new 2CD fIREHOSE anthology ‘lowFLOWs,’ a stripped-down version of Elvis Costello’s ‘Spectacular Spinning Songbook’ box set and U.S. editions of The Smiths’ reissues.

The Week in Rock: March 25-31, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 25-31, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about New Order, Duran Duran, The Stone Roses, Ultravox, Peter Hook, Nine Inch Nails, The Cure, Lee Ranaldo, Killing Joke, ‘Dance Craze,’ Echo & The Bunnymen’s Will Sergeant, The Cult, Dreams So Real and Soundgarden.