Tag: Terry Bickers

The House of Love’s first North American tour in 30 years rescheduled for October

The House of Love’s first North American tour in 30 years rescheduled for October

The House of Love has, at long last, finally rescheduled its COVID-delayed North American tour, announcing an 11-date run in October.

Guy Chadwick unveils new House of Love lineup, parts ways with Terry Bickers

Guy Chadwick unveils new House of Love lineup, parts ways with Terry Bickers

House of Love frontman Guy Chadwick this past week unveiled a brand-new lineup of the band, announcing he’d parted ways with original members Terry Bickers and Pete Evans, as well as Matt Jury, who’d been on board since the group reunited in 2003. Full details right here.

The House of Love nears completion of new album, begins rescheduling rare U.S. tour

The House of Love nears completion of new album, begins rescheduling rare U.S. tour

The House of Love is nearing completion of a new studio album — featuring the working title A State of Grace — and has begun rescheduling dates on the band’s exceedingly rare North American tour, which was scuttled, like so much else, by the COVID-19 pandemic. Full details right here.

The House of Love cancels rare U.S. tour over coronavirus risk, hopes to reschedule

The House of Love cancels rare U.S. tour over coronavirus risk, hopes to reschedule

The House of Love today canceled what would have been the beloved indie-pop band’s first North American tour in nearly 30 years, saying the decision was made “with heavy hearts” and that the band hopes to reschedule the concerts “when the virus is contained.” Full details right here.

The House of Love expands North American tour with 3 new dates in Boston, California

The House of Love expands North American tour with 3 new dates in Boston, California

The House of Love have added three dates to the initial itinerary of the the band’s first North American tour in nearly 30 years, a 14-date trek that now will open with a new show in Boston and feature two more concerts in California. Full dates and details, and ticket links, right here.

The House of Love announces first North American tour in nearly 30 years

The House of Love announces first North American tour in nearly 30 years

The House of Love will return to North America this May for the first time in nearly 30 years, playing an 11-date tour to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its second self-titled studio album, the so-called “Butterfly album” that marked the band’s first inroads in the U.S. Full dates right here.

Stream: The House of Love, ‘She Paints Words in Red’ — first new album in 7 years

Stream: The House of Love, ‘She Paints Words in Red’ — first new album in 7 years

We’re still two weeks out from the release of ‘She Paints Words in Red’ — The House of Love’s first new album in seven years — but Cherry Red Records this morning put the full 12-track record up on Soundcloud for all to hear. Check out a stream of the full record, the band’s first since 2005, right here.

The House of Love announces spring U.K. tour, previews 2 tracks off new album

The House of Love announces spring U.K. tour, previews 2 tracks off new album

With an April tour of the U.K. expected to be announced Wednesday, The House of Love is now previewing two tracks off its upcoming sixth album, ‘She Paints Words in Red,’ on the band’s official Facebook page. Currently streaming are 1-minute samples of opening song “A Baby Got Back on its Feet” and the title track.

The House of Love announces completion of new studio album — first in 7 years

The House of Love announces completion of new studio album — first in 7 years

Reunited Creation Records standout The House of Love will follow up the just-released 3CD reissue of its classic 1988 debut album with a true surprise: a brand-new studio album that is being delivered this week “fully mastered and mixed,” according to the band’s official Facebook page.

Free MP3: Pete Fij (Adorable) & Terry Bickers (House of Love), ‘I Don’t Give a Shit About You’

Free MP3: Pete Fij (Adorable) & Terry Bickers (House of Love), ‘I Don’t Give a Shit About You’

This week not only brings news of a 3CD reissue from The House of Love, but new music, too, from the band’s guitarist, Terry Bickers, in the form of “I Don’t Give a Shit About You,” the very radio-unfriendly debut track from Pete Fij and Terry Bickers, his collaboration with Pete Fijalkowski of early ’90s shoegazers Adorable.

Video: The House of Love makes first live appearance in 4 years at Poland’s Off Festival

Video: The House of Love makes first live appearance in 4 years at Poland’s Off Festival

The House of Love — who have been largely dormant following a couple years’ worth of activity surrounding the release of 2005 reunion album ‘Days Run Away’ — returned to the stage Friday night for the first time in four years, performing at the Off Festival in Katowice, Poland. Check out a clip of the band playing ‘Road.’

The House of Love to make first live appearance in 4 years at Poland’s Off Festival

The House of Love to make first live appearance in 4 years at Poland’s Off Festival

The House of Love — largely dormant following a couple years’ worth of activity surrounding ‘Days Run Away,’ the band’s 2005 reunion album — will make what appears to be its first live appearance in more than four years later this summer when the beloved indie act appears at the Off Festival in Katowice, Poland.

Milestones: Guy Chadwick in 55 today; watch House of Love play ‘Christine’ on in 1988

Milestones: Guy Chadwick in 55 today; watch House of Love play ‘Christine’ on in 1988

It’s Guy Chadwick’s 55th birthday today, so to celebrate, here’s The House of Love performing its third single, the classic ‘Christine,’ on the U.K.’s ‘The South Bank Show’ in 1988.

Milestones: House of Love’s Terry Bickers is 45 today; watch ‘Destroy the Heart’ from 1989

Milestones: House of Love’s Terry Bickers is 45 today; watch ‘Destroy the Heart’ from 1989

In honor of House of Love guitarist Terry Bickers’ 45th birthday today, we share this ‘Snub TV’ clip from 1989 that features a ripping take on fourth single ‘Destroy the Heart’ and a gentle ‘Man to Child,’ off the band’s 1988 self-titled debut, with an interview with frontman Guy Chadwick sandwiched in between.