Front 242 canceled a pair of planned concerts in their native country this weekend after Jean-Luc De Meyer was hospitalized.
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Chicago’s industrial-themed Cold Waves festival will celebrate its 10th anniversary this September with a three-day event headlined by Front 242 and Nitzer Ebb.
Nine Inch Nails announced a limited number of U.S. concerts this spring and fall, including a “one night only” hometown gig with special guests Ministry and Nitzer Ebb.
Cold Waves will return to Chicago later this month for its eighth installment, and this year a number of the bands on the bill are touring — together and apart — in the weeks leading up to the Sept. 19 to 22 industrial-music festival at the Metro. Full details right here.
Nitzer Ebb’s first North American tour in nearly a decade will find the EBM giants a bit shorthanded as mainstays Bon Harris and Douglas McCarthy will not be joined on the first leg by original drummer David Gooday and Stark’s Simon Granger. Full details and tour dates right here.
EBM giants Nitzer Ebb, who reformed late last year and played a handful of dates in December, today announced a 12-date North American tour in May ahead of their planned appearances at a spate of European summer festivals and additional concerts into the fall. Full dates right here.
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. (Since we missed last week’s round-up, this includes titles that came out this past Friday, too.)
EBM giants Nitzer Ebb, last active with the release of 2010’s Industrial Complex and subsequent touring, today announced a giant career-spanning vinyl box set and plans to tour in 2019 with original drummer David Gooday back on board for the first time since 1987. Full tracklists are available right here.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we travel back to June 23, 1991, for an episode built around MTV’s “120 Minutes Naked Power Grab” contest, which offered one lucky viewer the chance to be “president” of Mute Records for a week. Here’s 12 minutes of footage from the episode featuring the winner and DM.
For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we present a series of clips of what host Dave Kendall announces as “the first-ever international edition of ‘120 Minutes,'” broadcast in August 1991 from England’s Reading Festival. Kendall chats up The Sisters of Mercy’s Andrew Eldritch and members of Sonic Youth, Nitzer Ebb and James.
Pylon Records this month will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Nitzer Ebb’s original Basic Pain Procedure demo tape by releasing it on CD for the first time ever — and reissuing it in its original cassette form — and packaging the eight-song set with a rare live recording from 1983.
This week’s new releases include reissue of albums from The House of Love, The Blow Monkeys, Josef K and Marc and the Mambas, plus new music from Cocteau Twins’ Robin Guthrie, Douglas J. McCarthy of Nitzer Ebb, Bryan Ferry and the surviving members of Throbbing Gristle.
Short Circuit Presents Mute wrapped up last night in London with a Vince Clarke extravaganza, which included a set with Erasure, an appearance by Alison Moyet for what might have been Yazoo’s final performance and a surprise reunion with Feargal Sharkey to play the lone single the duo recorded as The Assembly.