For this week’s “120 Minutes” Rewind, we revisit an August 1989 episode featuring an appearance by The Dead Milkmen, who cracked wise with host Kevin Seal, read some fan mail on air and stuck around to perform a couple tunes. Check out a 15-minute reel of the band’s hosting segments, plus 2 live songs.
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The folks at Freedom Records & Films are in the process of putting together a documentary on Mojo Nixon, that one-of-a-kind loud-mouthed rocker who rose to semi-fame in the late ’80s with singles “Elvis is Everywhere” and “Debbie Gibson is Pregnant with My Two-Headed Love Child.”
The Dead Milkmen return this week with the fourth in their new series of limited-edition 7-inch singles — this one’s called “Welcome to Undertown” — and you can now stream both songs off the vinyl single (the title track and “Streetlamps”) as well as the digital-only bonus track, “The Sun Turns Our Patio Into a Lifeless Hell.”
The Dead Milkmen have released the third in their new series of limited-edition 7-inch singles — “The Boston Molasses Flood” — and you can now stream both songs off the vinyl single plus the digital-only bonus track. Below, check out the two songs off the 7-inch plus digital-only bonus track “Anthropology Days.”
The Dead Milkmen have released the second in their new series of limited-edition 7-inch singles — “Big Words Make the Baby Jesus Cry” — and you can now stream both songs off the vinyl single plus the digital-only bonus track. The 7-inch is limited to just 500 copies.
The Dead Milkmen are celebrating Halloween today by debuting three new songs off the first in a new series of 7-inch singles online — but only until midnight. The tracks include “Dark Clouds Gather Over Middlemarch” and “Ronald Reagan Killed the Black Dahlia,” off the 7-inch itself, and a bonus digital track.
Welcome to the Week in Rock, where we round up all of the headlines posted on this site over the past week. This edition includes items about Dead Can Dance, R.E.M.’s Peter Buck, The Fixx, The Mission, OMD, Laibach, The Wedding Present, Killing Joke, Morrissey, Devo, Madness and more.
The Dead Milkmen recently announced a pair of October shows — a festival appearance in upstate New York followed by a Halloween bash in their hometown of Philadelphia — and revealed that the band is studio-bound to work on new music, perhaps a follow-up to 2011’s ‘The King In Yellow,’ the band’s first album in 15 years.
Mojo Nixon and Skid Roper parted ways in 1989 after a string of unlikely MTV and college-rock radio hits — including “Stuffin’ Martha’s Muffin,” “Elvis is Everywhere” and “Debbie Gibson is Pregnant with My Two-Headed Love Child” — but the rambunctious duo will reunite on stage in San Diego this fall.
This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about My Bloody Valentine, Morrissey, Bob Mould’s Sugar, Dave Gahan, Dead Can Dance, The Wedding Present, Paul Weller, Nick Cave’s Grinderman, Ministry and a joint tour with The Cult, The Mission and Killing Joke.
Having released their first album in 15 years last year, The Dead Milkmen continue to play live sporadically, and this week shared video of a performance in Washington, D.C., last month that saw the punk jokesters trot out a location-appropriate cover: Fugazi’s classic ‘Waiting Room.’
This week’s new releases include ‘Bestival Live 2011,’ a new 2CD concert album from The Cure, plus the box set Elvis Costello doesn’t want you to buy, a collection of early Cramps singles, three Meat Puppets reissues and domestic CD releases of recent sets from Peter Murphy, Gary Numan and The Dead Milkmen.
Our round-up of what made headlines at Slicing Up Eyeballs over the past week includes posts about New Order, Joy Division, Morrissey, the Pixies, Sonic Youth, Kate Bush, Dinosaur Jr, The Fall and much, much more.