Tag: Madness

Madness to play first U.S. concerts in 8 years around Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival

Madness to play first U.S. concerts in 8 years around Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival

The Punk Rock Bowling & Music Festival in Las Vegas last month announced that Madness will headline its 2020 installment along with the reunited Circle Jerks and Oi! pioneers Cock Sparrer. Now the 2 Tone-era ska heroes have announced three more rare U.S. concerts around that festival next May.

This week’s new releases: Morrissey’s ‘Low in High School,’ plus new Madness best-of

This week’s new releases: Morrissey’s ‘Low in High School,’ plus new Madness best-of

Record Rack: A round-up of the week’s new albums, expanded reissues and/or box sets, appearing each Monday on Slicing Up Eyeballs. All releases due out this Friday unless noted. This week’s new titles include Morrissey’s latest solo album, ‘Low in High School’ and a new Madness best-of.

New releases: Prefab Sprout, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Nieve, The Stranglers, Madness, PWEI

New releases: Prefab Sprout, Lee Ranaldo, Steve Nieve, The Stranglers, Madness, PWEI

This week’s new releases include brand new studio albums from Prefab Sprout, Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo with his new band The Dust, and Steve Nieve of Elvis Costello & The Attractions, plus reissues and best-of sets from The Stranglers, Madness, Pop Will Eat Itself and Propaganda.

Readers Poll 2012: Best songs of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best songs of the year

Today we count down our readers votes’ for the Top 10 songs of the year from ’80s alternative artists, and the countdown for 2012 includes tracks released this past year by Depeche Mode, Paul Westerberg, Public Image Ltd., Dead Can Dance, Dinosaur Jr, Bob Mould, Adam Ant and more.

New releases: Soundgarden, Brian Eno, Jah Wobble & Keith Levene, Sonic Youth, Mudhoney

New releases: Soundgarden, Brian Eno, Jah Wobble & Keith Levene, Sonic Youth, Mudhoney

This week’s new releases include Soundgarden’s first new album in 16 years, plus brand-new studio albums from Brian Eno, PiL’s Jah Wobble and Keith Levene and Madness, plus a Sonic Youth live album recorded in 1985 and a live Mudhoney DVD filmed in 1988 in Berlin.

New releases: Madness, Delerium studios albums, plus The Wedding Present live

New releases: Madness, Delerium studios albums, plus The Wedding Present live

This week’s new releases include brand-new studio albums from ska-pop outfit Madness (‘Oui Oui Si Si Ja Ja Da Da’) and electronic group Delerium (‘Music Box Opera’), plus the fifth in a series of archival live albums from The Wedding Present, this one recorded at shows in Sweden and the U.K. in 1991.