Tag: Killing Joke

New releases: Yazoo, Killing Joke, Morrissey, Duran Duran, David Bowie, The Fall, KMFDM

New releases: Yazoo, Killing Joke, Morrissey, Duran Duran, David Bowie, The Fall, KMFDM

It’s a huge new release week, with new albums from Killing Joke and Bad Religion; live albums from Yazoo and Tom Tom Club; reissues from Duran Duran, David Bowie, The Fall and Morrissey; and new compilations from Soundgarden, KMFDM and David Sylvian.

New CDs: The Charlatans, James, David Bowie tribute with Duran Duran, Madness reissue

New CDs: The Charlatans, James, David Bowie tribute with Duran Duran, Madness reissue

This week’s new releases include ‘Who We Touch,’ the 11th album from The Charlatans; ‘The Morning After,’ a new mini-album from James; a David Bowie tribute album featuring Duran Duran and Mick Karn; and reissues from Madness and Flesh for Lulu’s Nick Marsh.

New releases: Killing Joke and Freebass EPs, single from Tears For Fears’ Curt Smith

New releases: Killing Joke and Freebass EPs, single from Tears For Fears’ Curt Smith

This week’s new releases include a pair of EPs from Killing Joke and the Peter Hook-led Freebass that already were issued online earlier this year, plus a new digital single from Tears For Fears’ Curt Smith.

New releases: Propaganda’s ‘A Secret Wish’ reissue, Art of Noise best-of, Devo blue vinyl

New releases: Propaganda’s ‘A Secret Wish’ reissue, Art of Noise best-of, Devo blue vinyl

This week’s new releases include a pair of 2CD sets from famed synthpop label ZTT Records (an expanded reissue of Propaganda’s ‘A Secret Wish’ and the Art of Noise comp ‘Influence’), as well as a blue-vinyl issue of Devo’s new ‘Something for Everybody’ and the debut from The High Confessions, featuring Sonic Youth’s Steve Shelley and Chris Connelly (Ministry, Revolting Cocks).

Download: Killing Joke’s ‘Endgame,’ first new track from original lineup since 1982

Download: Killing Joke’s ‘Endgame,’ first new track from original lineup since 1982

With its new album delayed until fall, landmark postpunk act Killing Joke this week announced it will issue ‘In Excelsis,’ an EP culled from the same sessions, later this month — and released ‘Endgame,’ a free MP3 that marks the first new music from the band’s original lineup since 1982’s ‘Revelations.’

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 5/16/10

Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave,’ 5/16/10

Highlights from tonight’s ‘Dark Wave’ on Sirius XM’s 1st Wave include a pair of album cuts (‘More Than a Party,’ ‘And Then…’) from Depeche Mode’s ‘Construction Time Again,’ a Giorgio Moroder tune from the ‘Cat People’ soundtrack (‘Leopard Tree Dream’) and one of The Smiths’ finest moments (‘Death of a Disco Dancer’).

Video: Making PiL ‘Metal Box’ brownies with ex-Public Image Ltd. drummer Martin Atkins

Drummer Martin Atkins — who manned the kit in Public Image Ltd., Ministry, Pigface and Killing Joke, among other groups — today posted this absolutely brilliant video in which he uses one of the replica film canisters that housed PiL’s ‘Metal Box’ to bake fudge brownies.

Killing Joke’s ‘XIII: Feast of Fools’ album, 30th anniversary tour dates delayed until fall

Killing Joke’s ‘XIII: Feast of Fools’ album, 30th anniversary tour dates delayed until fall

Reconstituted postpunk act Killing Joke this week announced it will push back the release of its forthcoming album ‘XIII: Feast of Fools’ from April until September, and delay its 30th anniversary tour of Europe and North America until later this year.

Killing Joke’s original lineup to release ‘Feast of Fools’ in April, tour U.S. and Europe

Killing Joke’s original lineup to release ‘Feast of Fools’ in April, tour U.S. and Europe

Postpunk juggernaut Killing Joke — its original lineup back in place for the first time since 1982’s Revelations — will release its 13th album, Feast of Fools, in April and embark on a 30th anniversary tour of Europe and North America beginning that same month.

Video: Ministry’s Al Jourgensen sings ‘It’s Always Christmas Time’ for Paul Raven

Tweet As threatened, ex-Ministry mastermind Al Jourgensen has released a Christmas song with guitarist Mark Gemini Thwaite in memory of late Killing Joke/Ministry bassist Paul […]

Holiday Gift Guide: ’80s college rock CD and vinyl box sets, reissues, multi-disc sets

Holiday Gift Guide: ’80s college rock CD and vinyl box sets, reissues, multi-disc sets

Tweet For music fans of a certain stripe, Christmas — and its Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping splurges — is a great time of […]

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen records Christmas song in memory of Killing Joke’s Paul Raven

Ministry’s Al Jourgensen records Christmas song in memory of Killing Joke’s Paul Raven

Is Uncle Al going soft? First ex-Ministry mastermind Al Jourgensen lets slip plans to record a pop album, and now he’s announcing he’ll release a […]

New releases: New Living Colour album, Ministry remixed, Damned deluxe edition

New releases: New Living Colour album, Ministry remixed, Damned deluxe edition

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new albums, reissues and/or box sets due out Tuesday. ARTIST: Living Colour RELEASE: The Chair in the […]