Tag: The Stranglers

New releases: The Stranglers’ new CD, plus The Jesus and Mary Chain, Bangles on vinyl

New releases: The Stranglers’ new CD, plus The Jesus and Mary Chain, Bangles on vinyl

This week’s new releases include ‘Giant,’ the 17th studio album from The Stranglers, plus new vinyl editions of The Jesus and Mary Chain’s 1994 album ‘Stoned & Dethroned’ and The Bangles’ 2011 effort ‘Sweetheart of the Sun.’

The Week in Rock: Feb. 26-March 3, 2012

The Week in Rock: Feb. 26-March 3, 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 news about The The, Dave Gahan, Peter Murphy, The Cure, The dB’s, Elvis Costello, The Stranglers, Dead Can Dance, Peter Hook, Morrissey, The Stone Roses, The La’s and much more.

Stream: The Stranglers, ‘Time Was Once On My Side’ — off forthcoming album ‘Giants’

Stream: The Stranglers, ‘Time Was Once On My Side’ — off forthcoming album ‘Giants’

The Stranglers — singer-bassist Jean-Jacques Burnel, drummer Jet Black and keyboard player Dave Greenfield, plus former Toy Dolls guitarist Baz Warne — next week will release ‘Giants,’ their 17th studio album and first in six years, and are previewing the disc by streaming the single ‘Time Was Once On My Side.’

Martin Rushent, producer of Human League, Buzzcocks and Stranglers, 1948-2011

Martin Rushent, producer of Human League, Buzzcocks and Stranglers, 1948-2011

British record producer Martin Rushent — who helmed The Human League’s genre-defining 1981 album ‘Dare,’ as well as beloved post-punk/New Wave-era records and singles by The Stranglers, Buzzcocks, XTC, The Go-Go’s and more — died Saturday. He was 63.

Ex-Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell touring U.S., South America, U.K. this spring

Ex-Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell touring U.S., South America, U.K. this spring

Former Stranglers frontman Hugh Cornwell will embark on a 14-date North American tour later this month — hitting the West Coast and Midwest of the U.S., plus a lone Canadian stop in Vancouver — before venturing to South America for three concerts and returning to the U.K. for eight more dates.

New releases: ‘Almost Alice,’ with Robert Smith; new Bomb the Bass; Stranglers best-of

New releases: ‘Almost Alice,’ with Robert Smith; new Bomb the Bass; Stranglers best-of

This week’s new releases include ‘Almost Alice,’ the ‘Alice in Wonderland’ soundtrack with a rare solo track from The Cure’s Robert Smith, plus a new Bomb the Bass album and a new 2CD best-of from The Stranglers.

The Stranglers plot 2010 tour of the UK

The Stranglers plot 2010 tour of the UK

Despite hints they might call it a day, The Stranglers — one of the longest-surviving bands to emerge from the British punk scene of the […]

BBC releasing Peel Sessions, live sets from Gang of Four, PiL, Duran Duran, The Specials

BBC releasing Peel Sessions, live sets from Gang of Four, PiL, Duran Duran, The Specials

The BBC and EMI recently struck a new partnership to digitally release archival recordings — mainly Peel Sessions and In Concert episodes recorded between 1977 […]