Tag: The Smiths

Morrissey announces San Diego concert, calls South American trip ‘best tour of my life’

Morrissey announces San Diego concert, calls South American trip ‘best tour of my life’

Morrissey today announced a May concert in San Diego following his two Hawaiian appearances, along with delivering his customary tour-ending write-up in which he calls his just-completed trip to South America ‘the best tour of my life,’ and proceeds to rank the shows (Bogota, Colombia, claimed the No. 1 spot).

The Week in Rock: March 4-10, 2012

The Week in Rock: March 4-10, 2012

This week’s round-up of Slicing Up Eyeballs headlines includes news about The Jesus and Mary Chain, Paul Weller, Dexys, fIREHOSE, Dead Can Dance, World Party, Fields of the Nephilim, Mark E. Smith, Cocteau Twins and much more — plus our latest Auto Reverse mixtape.

The Smiths’ 2011 remasters to be released individually on CD this spring

The Smiths’ 2011 remasters to be released individually on CD this spring

If you didn’t buy The Smiths’ ‘Complete’ box set last year because you’d rather cherry pick which albums to get, you’re in luck: Later this month, Rhino Records will release, in the U.K., standalone CD editions of each title in the set — all four of the band’s studio album, plus three compilations and a live album.

SXSW 2012: Jesus & Mary Chain, Bob Mould, Cult, Wedding Present, Thomas Dolby, dB’s

SXSW 2012: Jesus & Mary Chain, Bob Mould, Cult, Wedding Present, Thomas Dolby, dB’s

This year’s South By Southwest will feature appearances by a horde of ’80s college rock vets, including The Jesus and Mary Chain, Bob Mould performing ‘Copper Blue,’ The Wedding Present, Thomas Dolby, The Cult, Dinosaur Jr and The dB’s, plus R.E.M.’s Peter Buck and Mike Mills playing Big Star’s ‘Third.’

Video: Morrissey’s full 80-minute set at Festival de Viña del Mar in Chile

Video: Morrissey’s full 80-minute set at Festival de Viña del Mar in Chile

Morrissey opened up his 11-date South American tour with a headlining slot at the Viña del Mar International Song Festival in Viña del Mar, Chile, on Friday night, and since the whole festival was webcast, you can now watch Moz’s full 80-minute performance right here.

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 10 most-clicked posts of all time (well, since 2009)

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Top 10 most-clicked posts of all time (well, since 2009)

Three years, 2,172 individual posts, 3.8 million total pageviews. But out of all that, what are the most popular headlines on Slicing Up Eyeballs since this site launched on Feb. 20, 2009? Well, as you can see from the list below, they involve news about Nirvana, The Cure, U2, The Smiths, Daniel Ash and Depeche Mode.