Tag: Link Wray

Watch: The Sisters of Mercy play ‘Walk Away’ for first time in 32 years, cover Mission of Burma

Watch: The Sisters of Mercy play ‘Walk Away’ for first time in 32 years, cover Mission of Burma

The Sisters of Mercy opened their month-long European tour with a two-night stand at London’s Roundhouse on Friday and Saturday nights, offering setlists that traded in the band’s most well-known material and some rarities, including covers of Mission of Burma and Link Wray, and rare performances of two 1984 singles.

The Godfathers to release ‘Shot Live at the 100 Club’ concert CD/DVD set this fall

The Godfathers to release ‘Shot Live at the 100 Club’ concert CD/DVD set this fall

With a new album still in the works, The Godfathers this fall will commemorate their 25th anniversary concert at London’s famed 100 Club with a 24-track live CD/DVD combo that features at least two brand-new songs.

Midnight Oil, Violent Femmes members form instrumental surf-rock band The Break

Midnight Oil, Violent Femmes members form instrumental surf-rock band The Break

Three members of disbanded Aussie rock powerhouse Midnight Oil — drummer Rob Hirst and guitarists Jim Moginie and Martin Rotsey — and ex-Violent Femmes bassist Brian Ritchie this week announced the formation of The Break, a mostly instrumental surf-rock combo whose debut is due this spring.