Tag: The Fixx

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 Psychedelic Furs expand U.S. summer tour, add more dates with X, The Fixx

The Psychedelic Furs expand U.S. summer tour, add more dates with X, The Fixx

The Psychedelic Furs continue to expand their summer touring plans, having just announced six more U.S. shows in late July and August, including two at which the band will share the bill with X, and another that also will feature contemporaries The Fixx. See the band’s full tour itinerary right here.

The Fixx to celebrate 35th anniversary of ‘Reach the Beach’ with U.S. tour this summer

The Fixx to celebrate 35th anniversary of ‘Reach the Beach’ with U.S. tour this summer

The Fixx will mark the 35th anniversary of the band’s multi-platinum 1983 album Reach the Beach — home to the singles “One Thing Leads To Another”, “Saved By Zero” and “The Sign Of Fire” — by performing the record in full each night on its U.S. tour this summer. See full tour dates here.

Contest: Win tickets to see The Fixx at the House of Blues in Anaheim, Calif.

Contest: Win tickets to see The Fixx at the House of Blues in Anaheim, Calif.

Sure it’s still December, not even Christmas yet, but if you’re in the Southern California area and have April 25 free on your calendar, we’re giving three lucky Slicing Up Eyeballs readers each a pair of tickets to see classic New Wave rockers The Fixx play the House of Blues in Anaheim, Calif., next spring.

Blondie, Adam Ant, The Psychedelic Furs, The Fixx set for ‘Flashback’ concert in L.A.

Blondie, Adam Ant, The Psychedelic Furs, The Fixx set for ‘Flashback’ concert in L.A.

Blondie, Adam Ant, The Psychedelic Furs, The Fixx and Berlin are set to perform at Los Angeles radio station 93.1 Jack FM’s big “Flashback” concert this fall at The Theatre at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. A portion of ticket proceeds from the Sept. 21 show will go to Talk About Curing Autism.

Readers Poll 2012: Best albums of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best albums of the year

We’re counting down the top 10 albums of 2012 as voted on by Slicing Up Eyeballs readers earlier this month. This list includes albums released this year by Dinosaur Jr, Ultravox, Public Image Ltd., Killing Joke, The Fixx, Pet Shop Boys, members of Depeche Mode, Dead Can Dance and more.

Readers Poll 2012: Best live acts of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best live acts of the year

We finish out the Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll 2012 by counting down your picks for the Top 10 live acts of the year, a list that includes The Jesus and Mary Chain, Peter Murphy, Dead Can Dance, The Fixx, The Cure, Bob Mould, Adam Ant, Duran Duran, New Order and Swans.

The Psychedelic Furs cancel U.S. concerts as Richard Butler recovers from spinal surgery

The Psychedelic Furs cancel U.S. concerts as Richard Butler recovers from spinal surgery

The Psychedelic Furs this evening announced the cancellation of the band’s short run of New Year’s dates in Las Vegas and California as frontman Richard Butler recovers from spinal surgery, but added, in a note posted on the band’s official Facebook page, that the group hopes to reschedule the five concerts in the future.

The Fixx to join Psychedelic Furs’ run of New Year’s concerts in Las Vegas, California

The Fixx to join Psychedelic Furs’ run of New Year’s concerts in Las Vegas, California

Fans planning to attend The Psychedelic Furs’ New Year’s Day concert in Las Vegas and three early January shows in California will now get a New Wave double bill as The Fixx has signed on to support most of the Furs’ upcoming West Coast dates — plays the band’s got a few year-end shows of its own planned, too.

The Week in Rock: Aug. 12-18, 2012

The Week in Rock: Aug. 12-18, 2012

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.

Video: The Fixx play new single ‘Anyone Else,’ 2 classic hits on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

Video: The Fixx play new single ‘Anyone Else,’ 2 classic hits on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’

The Fixx returned to network television last night with an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that saw the band performing new single “Anyone Else” plus the classic “Red Skies” during the closing credits. The group stuck around to perform a web-only version of “One Thing Leads To Another” as well.

The Week in Rock: July 15-21, 2012

The Week in Rock: July 15-21, 2012

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 The Fixx, Bob Mould, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Gary Numan, Black Francis, Kristin Hersh, Sonic Youth, The Jam and more — plus a special mixtape.

Video: The Fixx, ‘Anyone Else’ — single off ‘Beautiful Friction,’ 1st new album in decade

Video: The Fixx, ‘Anyone Else’ — single off ‘Beautiful Friction,’ 1st new album in decade

The Fixx returns today with their first new album in a decade, the 11-track Beautiful Friction, and they’re promoting the effort with a new music video for first single “Anyone Else.” The arty clip references various forms of conflict, from political debates to the Westboro Baptist Church and the Occupy movement.

New releases: The Fixx, Soul Asylum, Black Francis, Susanna Hoffs, Peter Gabriel

New releases: The Fixx, Soul Asylum, Black Francis, Susanna Hoffs, Peter Gabriel

This week’s new releases include new albums from The Fixx (‘Beautiful Friction’), Soul Asylum (‘Delayed Reaction’) and Susanna Hoffs (‘Someday’), plus a new live album from Black Francis, a 2CD best-of from Blancmange, a reissue of Stan Ridgway’s ‘Mosquitos’ and a reissue of Peter Gabriel’s ‘Secret World Live’ film.