Tag: Silver/Lead

Wire set to release 17th album ‘Mind Hive’ — hear 2 songs off the new record

Wire set to release 17th album ‘Mind Hive’ — hear 2 songs off the new record

Post-punk legends Wire will release their 17th studio album — a nine-song collection called Mind Hive — later this month, and they’re previewing the effort with a pair of new songs off the record: “Cactused” and “Primed & Ready,” both of which can be streamed right here.

Wire to begin work on new album next month, plus they’re making ‘a film about Wire by Wire’

Wire to begin work on new album next month, plus they’re making ‘a film about Wire by Wire’

Post-punk warriors Wire have announced plans to enter the studio next month to begin work on the band’s 17th album, as well as early explorations into making “a film about Wire by Wire” — a documentary that may ultimately be funded by fans through Kickstarter. The band also is touring Europe later this year.

Watch: Wire plays new ‘Silver/Lead’ songs, unreleased track in KEXP session

Watch: Wire plays new ‘Silver/Lead’ songs, unreleased track in KEXP session

U.K. post-punk warriors Wire stopped by the Seattle studios of KEXP radio in early April during a short West Coast swing in support of their 15th studio album, Silver/Lead, to perform a four-song on-air session and chat with host Stevie Zoom.

Wire to head out on North American tour in support of ‘Silver/Lead’ this September

Wire to head out on North American tour in support of ‘Silver/Lead’ this September

Post-punk legends act Wire today announced a 13-date north American tour this September in support of its recently released 15th studio album, Silver/Lead. The trek opens Sept. 16 in Chicago, and includes dates in the midwest and on the East Coast, wrapping up with three nights in Brooklyn. See full dates here.

New releases: Clan of Xymox returns with ‘Days of Black,’ plus Wire’s U.S. release

New releases: Clan of Xymox returns with ‘Days of Black,’ plus Wire’s U.S. release

The long-running Dutch group Clan of Xymox returns this week with ‘Days of Black,’ its first new album in three years, a 12-song collection described by Metropolis Records as “a beautiful blend of goth rock and electronics.” Also, Wire’s ‘Silver/Lead’ gets a U.S. physical release this week.

New releases: Wire’s ‘Silver/Lead,’ plus Aimee Mann, Big Country, The Vibrators

New releases: Wire’s ‘Silver/Lead,’ plus Aimee Mann, Big Country, The Vibrators

This week’s releases include new studio albums from U.K. post-punk legends Wire and singer-songwriter Aimee Mann, plus a new 3CD best-of set from Scottish rockers Big Country and a 4CD box set collecting the late-’70s work on Epic Records from punk act The Vibrators.