Tag: Love and Rockets

Love and Rockets vinyl reissues, “The Albums 1985-1996” box set announced

Love and Rockets vinyl reissues, “The Albums 1985-1996” box set announced

Beggars Arkive this week announced the reissue of Love and Rockets’ first six albums on remastered vinyl as well as The Albums 1985-1996 colored-vinyl box set.

Daniel Ash reveals new band and album, says Bauhaus reunion likely to resume in 2022

Daniel Ash reveals new band and album, says Bauhaus reunion likely to resume in 2022

With the Bauhaus reunion sidelined by COVID-19, guitarist Daniel Ash found plenty of time in 2020 to focus on a new album by his new band — a trio called Ashes and Diamonds — with plans to release the record later this year, he announced in a podcast interview Monday. More details here.

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Smiths remake ‘Tower of Strength’ for COVID relief

Wayne Hussey has enlisted current and former members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Cult, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus and The Smiths for an all-star remake of The Mission’s 1988 anthem “Tower of Strength” to benefit “key workers dealing with COVID-19 globally.” Full details right here.

The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of the Banshees to release album as LXB

The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of the Banshees to release album as LXB

Two key drummers of the early post-punk era — The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Creatures — have formed a new band called LXB that could release its already-recorded debut album before the end of this year, the two announced during an interview on Sirius XM’s Volume.

Tones on Tail’s album ‘Pop’ to be reissued on vinyl for first time on Record Store Day

Tones on Tail’s album ‘Pop’ to be reissued on vinyl for first time on Record Store Day

Beggars Banquet will reissue the lone studio album from Bauhaus offshoot Tones on Tail — 1984’s nine-song set Pop — for the first time ever on Record Store Day, packing the album in a new sleeve featuring revised artwork and silver foil text. Full details and tracklist right here.

‘Hit Parade’ podcast charts 1989 U.S. breakthrough by British alternative titans

‘Hit Parade’ podcast charts 1989 U.S. breakthrough by British alternative titans

Here at Slicing Up Eyeballs HQ, we’ve been fans of Chris Molanphy’s deeply nerdy chart-history podcast “Hit Parade” since its debut in 2017. But the latest episode — the “Lost and Lonely Edition,” which charts the slow rise to U.S. hit-making status by The Cure, Depeche Mode and New Order — was practically made for us.

You’ll hear nothing but Bauhaus & Family on tonight’s edition of Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’

You’ll hear nothing but Bauhaus & Family on tonight’s edition of Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’

or those not lucky enough to be at tonight’s first Bauhaus concert in 13 years, be sure to tune in to the Slicing Up Eyeballs-hosted “Dark Wave” at 10 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Pacific on Sirius XM satellite radio’s 1st Wave for a special Bauhaus & Family edition. Full details right here.

Tones on Tail’s Glenn Campling shares rare live footage of band performing in 1984

Tones on Tail’s Glenn Campling shares rare live footage of band performing in 1984

If you’ve ever gone looking for live footage of Tones on Tail — Daniel Ash’s and Kevin Haskins’ post-Bauhaus, pre-Love and Rockets project — you know what a black hole that is. Which is why it’s so thrilling to see Glenn Campling, the band’s bassist, sharing rare live footage of the trio performing in Scotland in 1984.

Undead, undead, undead: Bauhaus reunites for first concert in 13 years this November

Undead, undead, undead: Bauhaus reunites for first concert in 13 years this November

Goth-rock legends Bauhaus will reunite for their first concert in 13 years this November, a performance that comes after the band seemingly had split into competing camps in recent years, with bassist David J touring with frontman Peter Murphy and guitarist Daniel Ash teaming up with drummer Kevin Haskins as Poptone.

Vintage Video: Love and Rockets’ amazing low-budget TV commercial for ‘Express’

Vintage Video: Love and Rockets’ amazing low-budget TV commercial for ‘Express’

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we offer up this delightfully low-budget television commercial promoting Love and Rockets’ 1986 album Express — the existence of which is fairly surprising, considering it would be three years before the band’s real commercial breakthrough in the U.S. with “So Alive.”

Poptone announces North American summer tour as debut album release looms

Poptone announces North American summer tour as debut album release looms

Having just completed a run of West Coast dates, and with their debut album due out next month, Poptone — Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe — have just rolled out more North American tour dates, a nine-concert run this summer that’ll see the band hitting the Midwest and East Coast.

Listen: Poptone premieres new recording of Tones on Tail’s ‘Go!’ — off upcoming debut LP

Listen: Poptone premieres new recording of Tones on Tail’s ‘Go!’ — off upcoming debut LP

After last year’s tour of the U.S., Poptone — featuring longtime bandmates Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe on bass — are preparing their debut EP, a 13-song live radio session featuring performances of originally recorded by Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus.

Poptone performs Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus on debut album

Poptone performs Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus on debut album

Poptone — featuring Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe — will release its debut album this June, a 13-song live radio session featuring performances of songs originally recorded by Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus. Check out the tracklist of Poptone’s ‘Poptone.’

Vintage Video: Love and Rockets bridge old and new in 1996 set at Chilean festival

Vintage Video: Love and Rockets bridge old and new in 1996 set at Chilean festival

For this week’s installment of Vintage Video, we present one of the more rare YouTube finds: video footage of a full performance by Love and Rockets. This is a nine-song festival set filmed in Santiago, Chile, in 1996 as the band was touring in support of that year’s Sweet F.A. album — and previewing material that would end up on Lift.