Tag: The Damned

Video: The Damned rehearses 1980’s ‘Black Album’ for this fall’s 35th anniversary tour

Video: The Damned rehearses 1980’s ‘Black Album’ for this fall’s 35th anniversary tour

With the band’s 35th anniversary tour still two months away, The Damned isn’t wasting time boning up on their 1980 release ‘The Black Album,’ which the goth-punk legends will perform each night of the tour. In this video, Captain Sensible talks about making the album and the upcoming tour.

New releases: Erasure reissues, plus new Brian Eno and Blondie, and The Damned live

New releases: Erasure reissues, plus new Brian Eno and Blondie, and The Damned live

This week’s new releases include expanded 2CD/1DVD reissues of Erasure’s ‘Wonderland’ and ‘The Circus,’ plus new albums from Brian Eno (‘Drums Between the Bells’) and Blondie (‘Panic of Girls’), and a 2DVD/1CD live set from The Damned (‘Machine Gun Etiquette Anniversary Live Set’).

Damned playing ‘Damned Damned Damned,’ ‘Black Album’ on 35th anniversary tour

Damned playing ‘Damned Damned Damned,’ ‘Black Album’ on 35th anniversary tour

The Damned — still featuring founding members Dave Vanian and Captain Sensible — are set to embark on a 35th anniversary tour of the U.S. and U.K. this fall that will find the band performing its 1977 debut ‘Damned Damned Damned’ and 1980’s ‘The Black Album’ each night.

Public Image Ltd. sets 16-date North American club tour to follow Coachella appearance

Public Image Ltd. sets 16-date North American club tour to follow Coachella appearance

John Lydon with Public Image Ltd.

John Lydon will take the reformed Public Image Ltd. on its first North American tour in 18 years this spring, today announcing a 16-date club tour to follow the band’s performance at the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.

Expanded reissues of Buzzcocks’ first three albums to be released in U.S. next month

Expanded reissues of Buzzcocks’ first three albums to be released in U.S. next month

Tweet The expanded 2CD reissues of the Buzzcocks’ first three albums — Another Music in a Different Kitchen (1978), Love Bites (1978) and A Different […]

Bernard Sumner’s Bad Lieutenant cancels debut U.S. concerts over immigration issues

Bernard Sumner’s Bad Lieutenant cancels debut U.S. concerts over immigration issues

Tweet Visa problems have scuttled the debut American concerts by New Order spinoff Bad Lieutenant — including two dates opening for the Pixies in New […]

The Damned cancels U.S. tour after failing to obtain visas for October concerts

The Damned cancels U.S. tour after failing to obtain visas for October concerts

Punk-era survivors The Damned abruptly scuttled their upcoming U.S. tour today — the eve of the trek’s opening night in Cleveland — citing immigration issues […]

John Lydon reuniting Public Image Ltd. for 30th anniversary of ‘Metal Box’

John Lydon reuniting Public Image Ltd. for 30th anniversary of ‘Metal Box’

John Lydon, ex-Sex Pistol and erstwhile reality TV star, is reactivating the long-dormant Public Image Ltd. for a five-date U.K. tour this December to mark […]

In stores this week: New music from The Beat Farmers, Captain Sensible reissues

In stores this week: New music from The Beat Farmers, Captain Sensible reissues

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday. ARTIST: The Farmers RELEASE: Fulmination BACKSTORY: The survivors of ’80s cowpunk […]

In stores Tuesday: The Damned reissues, Joy Division live LP

In stores Tuesday: The Damned reissues, Joy Division live LP

Record Rack: A weekly round-up of the pertinent new releases hitting stores this Tuesday: ARTIST: The Damned ALBUM: Phantasmagoria, Anything FORMAT: CD BACKSTORY: Expanded and […]