The musical festivities in Minneapolis leading up to this year’s Super Bowl will include an outdoor concert featuring some of the Twin Cities’ indie-rock luminaries of the ’80s and ’90s, a lineup that includes Hüsker Dü’s Bob Mould, Soul Asylum, The Jayhawks and The Suburbs. The bands will play for free on Feb. 3.
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The Suicide Commandos — the pioneering Minneapolis band that paved the way for Hüsker Dü, The Replacements and Soul Asylum — this spring will release the very belated follow-up to their 1978 debut Make a Record, a 13-track album titled Time Bomb that will be issued on the newly reactivated Twin/Tone Records label.
This week’s new releases include the first Suburbs album in 27 years, the U.S. release of Ministry’s new live album, a new best-of from Tears For Fears, a super-limited pressing of The Godfathers’ reunion album ‘Jukebox Fury’ on red vinyl, and a collection of rarities from ska act Bad Manners.
With their Kickstarter campaign beating its target by nearly $10,000, beloved Minneapolis New Wave rockers The Suburbs later this month will release their first new album in 27 years — and we here at Slicing Up Eyeballs are thrilled to premiere “Dumbass Kids,” one of the highlights of the forthcoming Si Sauvage.
The Suburbs — contemporaries of The Replacements and Hüsker Dü in the first half of the ’80s who, more recently, have seen their song “Love is the Law” adopted as the theme for the gay marriage movement in Minnesota — are recording their first new album in 27 years and are asking fans to help fund the project.
Out on tour in support of their chart-topping third album ‘The Suburbs,’ indie-rock breakthrough act Arcade Fire whipped up a special treat for fans at their Mexico City concert on Oct. 13: a cover of ‘Still Ill,’ the classic track from The Smiths’ 1984 self-titled debut album.
Tweet Minneapolis this week lost a key figure in that city’s now-legendary ’80s underground rock scene: guitarist Bruce C. Allen of New Wave act The […]