Tag: The Damned

Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo, Echo & The Bunnymen on board for Cruel World 2022

Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie, Devo, Echo & The Bunnymen on board for Cruel World 2022

The pandemic-canceled Cruel World festival will rise again in 2022 at a different location in the Los Angeles area but with most of the original lineup — including headliners Morrissey, Bauhaus, Blondie and Devo — intact, promoters announced Monday.  Get your full details including ticket info right here.

New releases: Cocteau Twins, Game Theory, Heaven 17, The Damned, Primitives, Morrissey

New releases: Cocteau Twins, Game Theory, Heaven 17, The Damned, Primitives, Morrissey

This is 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. May also include some other titles released in recent weeks but not previously featured. This week: Cocteau Twins, Game Theory, Heaven 17 and more.

The Alarm, members of The Damned, Blondie, Sex Pistols set for new David Bowie tribute LP

The Alarm, members of The Damned, Blondie, Sex Pistols set for new David Bowie tribute LP

Main Man Records this spring will release Hero: A Tribute to David Bowie, an ultra-limited white-vinyl LP — the label says just 300 copies are being pressed — that features The Alarm and members of Blondie, Sex Pistols, The Damned, Heaven 17 and more honoring the Thin White Duke. Full details right here.

R.E.M., Sonic Youth, The Damned, Oingo Boingo, Squeeze may have lost tapes in UMG fire

R.E.M., Sonic Youth, The Damned, Oingo Boingo, Squeeze may have lost tapes in UMG fire

The list of artists who are believed to have lost tapes in the 2008 fire that destroyed a Universal Music Group warehouse at Universal Studios in Los Angeles includes R.E.M., Sonic Youth, The Damned, The Police, Squeeze, The Dream Syndicate, Oingo Boingo, Suzanne Vega, Adam Ant, Joe Jackson and more.

The Damned to bring tour in support of new album ‘Evil Spirits’ to the U.S. this fall

The Damned to bring tour in support of new album ‘Evil Spirits’ to the U.S. this fall

Legendary British punk act The Damned will return to the United States this October for a tour in support of Evil Spirits, the band’s first new album in a decades — a 12-date trek that will take the band across the country, with the promise of more dates to be announced. See full dates right here.

The Lords of the New Church’s debut album to be reissued with bonus 1982 live set

The Lords of the New Church’s debut album to be reissued with bonus 1982 live set

The self-titled debut album from The Lords of the New Church — the fabled post-punk act featuring Stiv Bators of the Dead Boys and The Damned’s Brian James — will be reissued this summer in a new expanded edition featuring bonus B-sides and a live album recorded in New York in 1982. Full details here.

Premiere: Rat Scabies, ‘Floating’ — off former The Damned drummer’s debut album

Premiere: Rat Scabies, ‘Floating’ — off former The Damned drummer’s debut album

More than two decades after leaving The Damned, drummer Rat Scabies — co-founder of that legendary punk group — this week releases his debut solo album, a 12-track set called P.H.D. (Prison, Hospital, Debt) that includes the track we’re delighted to premiere today: “Floating.” Hear the full song right here.

This week’s new releases: The Damned, Juliana Hatfield, Bush Tetras, U2, David Bowie

This week’s new releases: The Damned, Juliana Hatfield, Bush Tetras, U2, David Bowie

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 releases include titles from The Damned, Juliana Hatfield, Bush Tetras, U2 and David Bowie.

This week’s new releases: The Cars reissues, plus The Mission, The Damned, The Essence

This week’s new releases: The Cars reissues, plus The Mission, The Damned, The Essence

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 releases include titles from The Cars, The Mission, The Damned and The Essence. Full details here.

The Damned return with 1st new album in a decade — hear ‘Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow’

The Damned return with 1st new album in a decade — hear ‘Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow’

British punk icons The Damned this week announced plans to release Evil Spirits, their first new album in a decade, this coming April — and they’re preceding the full record with the debut of its first single, “Standing on the Edge of Tomorrow,” which can you can stream right here via Spotify.

The Damned headed into the studio with Tony Visconti as bassist Paul Gray rejoins band

The Damned headed into the studio with Tony Visconti as bassist Paul Gray rejoins band

Legendary U.K. punk outfit The Damned will enter the studio next month with famed producer Tony Visconti to record their first new album in a decade — news that was accompanied by the announcement that early-’80s bassist Paul Gray is rejoining the band. Plus, check out their 2018 tour dates.

The Damned drafts T.S.O.L. for short ‘Hallow-East Tour’ of U.S over Halloween

The Damned drafts T.S.O.L. for short ‘Hallow-East Tour’ of U.S over Halloween

The Damned — still anchored after all these years by founding members Dave Vanian and Captain Sensible — return to the U.S. this fall for a very short “Hallow-East Tour” that sees the band hitting four cities on the East Coast of the U.S. around Halloween. Joining the festivities: TSOL.

The Lords of the New Church’s three original albums to be reissued this fall

The Lords of the New Church’s three original albums to be reissued this fall

The three long-out-of-print studio albums released by the original lineup of The Lords of the New Church — the so-called postpunk supergroup that featured frontman Stiv Bators of The Dead Boys and guitarist Brian James of The Damned — between 1982 and 1984 will be reissued on CD this fall.

New releases: Mission of Burma, Pulp, The Damned, The Jam, ex-Throbbing Gristle

New releases: Mission of Burma, Pulp, The Damned, The Jam, ex-Throbbing Gristle

This week’s new releases include a best-of from Mission of Burma, a vintage live album from Pulp, a box set collecting The Jam’s six studio albums, an expanded reissue of The Damned’s debut album and the U.S. release of the final Throbbing Gristle work.