Tag: Peter Gabriel

The Week in Rock: April 1-7, 2012

The Week in Rock: April 1-7, 2012

This week’s roundup of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Cult, Billy Bragg, Ultravox, The Wedding Present, Duran Duran, Peter Gabriel, Morrissey, John Doe and Exene Cervenka, and Fad Gadget — plus a new Auto Reverse mixtape.

Stream: Peter Gabriel, ‘Solsbury Hill’ — from forthcoming 2CD ‘Live Blood’ concert album

Stream: Peter Gabriel, ‘Solsbury Hill’ — from forthcoming 2CD ‘Live Blood’ concert album

Peter Gabriel this month will release a 2CD concert album called ‘Live Blood’ recorded March 23, 2011, at London’s Hammersmith Apollo — the same performance that yielded last year’s ‘New Blood: Live in London’ DVD — and today he’s teasing the release by streaming this live, orchestral version of ‘Solsbury Hill.’

The Week in Rock: Dec. 11-17, 2011

The Week in Rock: Dec. 11-17, 2011

This week’s Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines included items on Echo & The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch, New Order, R.E.M., PiL, The Housemartins, Bob Mould, Sinead O’Connor, Peter Gabriel and the Minutemen, plus the third installment of our Rhino ‘Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s’ Spotify playlist.

Peter Gabriel seeking fan input, re-editing ‘PoV’ concert film for ‘So’ reissue in 2012

Peter Gabriel seeking fan input, re-editing ‘PoV’ concert film for ‘So’ reissue in 2012

Peter Gabriel is soliciting his fans for any ‘So’-era memorabilia they may still have as he continues work on a 25th anniversary reissue of the 1986 album for release next year — a package that may include a re-edited, full-length version of the Martin Scorsese-produced concert film ‘PoV.’

The Week in Rock: Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2011

The Week in Rock: Nov. 27-Dec. 3, 2011

This week’s headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs included posts about The Cure, Depeche Mode, New Order, Morrissey, The Stone Roses, Adam Ant and Bob Mould, plus a new Peter Gabriel contest and the first installment of our Rhino ‘Just Can’t Get Enough — The ’80s’ Spotify playlist.

Contest: Win Peter Gabriel 12-album prize pack, plus signed ‘New Blood’ lithograph

Contest: Win Peter Gabriel 12-album prize pack, plus signed ‘New Blood’ lithograph

We’ve got a whopper of a Peter Gabriel prize pack to give away to one lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs reader: 12 CDs, including his latest album, the orchestral ‘New Blood,’ which represents nearly his entirely discography, plus a lithograph of the ‘New Blood’ cover signed by Gabriel himself — all courtesy of EMI Music.

The Week in Rock: Nov. 6-12, 2011

The Week in Rock: Nov. 6-12, 2011

Our round-up of the past week’s highlights on Slicing Up Eyeballs includes posts about Duran Duran, Big Country, Peter Gabriel, Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, Pet Shop Boys, R.E.M. and Brian Eno, Morrissey, Killing Joke and The Stone Roses — plus our free November mixtape.

Video: Peter Gabriel and the New Blood Orchestra play full concert on Letterman

Video: Peter Gabriel and the New Blood Orchestra play full concert on Letterman

If you caught the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ last night, you may have seen Peter Gabriel perform his classic ‘Red Rain’ backed by the New Blood Orchestra. However, he also performed a full hour-long concert from the Letterman studio that was webcast, which you can see here.

The Week in Rock: Oct. 23-29, 2011

The Week in Rock: Oct. 23-29, 2011

This week’s round-up of headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs includes posts about R.E.M., Talking Heads, New Order, Magazine, John Peel and Elvis Costello, plus not one but three contests involving Robert Smith, Peter Gabriel and Jane’s Addiction.

Contest: Win Peter Gabriel’s ‘New Blood: Live in London’ orchestral concert DVD

Contest: Win Peter Gabriel’s ‘New Blood: Live in London’ orchestral concert DVD

Peter Gabriel this week released his new concert film ‘New Blood: Live in London’ — which captures a performance earlier this year with his New Blood Orchestra — and to commemorate the release, the fine folks at Universal Music are providing us with four copies of the new DVD to give away to lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs readers.

New releases: Thomas Dolby, Magazine, Skinny Puppy, The Smiths, Peter Gabriel

New releases: Thomas Dolby, Magazine, Skinny Puppy, The Smiths, Peter Gabriel

This week’s new releases include brand-new albums from Thomas Dolby (first in 20 years!), Magazine (first in 30 years!) and Skinny Puppy, plus the U.S. version of The Smiths’ deluxe ‘Complete’ box set, the Peter Gabriel ‘New Blood: Live in London’ DVD/Blu-ray and ‘Fac. Dance,’ a compilation of Factory Records 12-inches.

New releases: Peter Murphy, Bjork, Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, Black Francis, The B-52s

New releases: Peter Murphy, Bjork, Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, Black Francis, The B-52s

This week’s new releases include new, live and reissued albums, singles and EPs from the likes of Peter Murphy, Bjork, Peter Gabriel, Kate Bush, the Pixies’ Black Francis, The B-52s, Erasure and Talk Talk.

Peter Gabriel to release orchestral ‘New Blood’ album, 3-D concert film in October

Peter Gabriel to release orchestral ‘New Blood’ album, 3-D concert film in October

Peter Gabriel’s foray into classical music continues this fall when the singer follows last year’s orchestral covers album ‘Scratch My Back’ with a collection of symphonic reworkings of his own material called ‘New Blood’ — plus the ‘New Blood: Live in London in 3 Dimensions’ concert movie filmed this part March.

Peter Gabriel sets 12-date ‘New Blood’ orchestral tour of North America

Peter Gabriel sets 12-date ‘New Blood’ orchestral tour of North America

With a new orchestral album on its way, Peter Gabriel today announced he’ll bring his New Blood orchestra back to North America this summer for a 12-date tour that’ll see him performing classic songs such as ‘Red Rain,’ ‘Don’t Give Up’ and ‘San Jacinto.’