If you missed out on the limited-edition vinyl pressing of Tones on Tail’s lone studio album — 1984’s nine-song set Pop — released for last year’s delayed Record Store Day, Beggars Banquet is issuing a standard LP edition this spring. Full details right here.
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With the Bauhaus reunion sidelined by COVID-19, guitarist Daniel Ash found plenty of time in 2020 to focus on a new album by his new band — a trio called Ashes and Diamonds — with plans to release the record later this year, he announced in a podcast interview Monday. More details here.
Wayne Hussey has enlisted current and former members of The Cure, Depeche Mode, The Cult, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Bauhaus and The Smiths for an all-star remake of The Mission’s 1988 anthem “Tower of Strength” to benefit “key workers dealing with COVID-19 globally.” Full details right here.
Two key drummers of the early post-punk era — The Cure’s Lol Tolhurst and Budgie of Siouxsie and the Banshees and The Creatures — have formed a new band called LXB that could release its already-recorded debut album before the end of this year, the two announced during an interview on Sirius XM’s Volume.
Kansas City art-rock quintet Monta at Odds today released a new four-song EP that features a cover of Tones on Tail’s 1984 track “Movement of Fear” that the group rightly notes “has one of the holy grails of basslines for post-punk.” You can stream the track right here via Bandcamp.
Beggars Banquet will reissue the lone studio album from Bauhaus offshoot Tones on Tail — 1984’s nine-song set Pop — for the first time ever on Record Store Day, packing the album in a new sleeve featuring revised artwork and silver foil text. Full details and tracklist right here.
or those not lucky enough to be at tonight’s first Bauhaus concert in 13 years, be sure to tune in to the Slicing Up Eyeballs-hosted “Dark Wave” at 10 p.m. Eastern/7 p.m. Pacific on Sirius XM satellite radio’s 1st Wave for a special Bauhaus & Family edition. Full details right here.
If you’ve ever gone looking for live footage of Tones on Tail — Daniel Ash’s and Kevin Haskins’ post-Bauhaus, pre-Love and Rockets project — you know what a black hole that is. Which is why it’s so thrilling to see Glenn Campling, the band’s bassist, sharing rare live footage of the trio performing in Scotland in 1984.
Having just completed a run of West Coast dates, and with their debut album due out next month, Poptone — Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe — have just rolled out more North American tour dates, a nine-concert run this summer that’ll see the band hitting the Midwest and East Coast.
After last year’s tour of the U.S., Poptone — featuring longtime bandmates Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe on bass — are preparing their debut EP, a 13-song live radio session featuring performances of originally recorded by Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus.
Poptone — featuring Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins, plus Haskins’ daughter Diva Dompe — will release its debut album this June, a 13-song live radio session featuring performances of songs originally recorded by Tones on Tail, Love and Rockets and Bauhaus. Check out the tracklist of Poptone’s ‘Poptone.’
With just a few more show left this month, Poptone — the band featuring Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins that performs a Tones on Tail-heavy set, along with music by Bauhaus and Love and Rockets — has unveiled a new run of North American dates into December. See full dates here.
If you haven’t gotten a chance to see Poptone yet, here’s a great live video of the group performing the Tones on Tail classic “Go!” The clip was put together by Eli Kampero using footage shot at three Los Angeles-area shows in April and May. Plus, see a 20-minute interview with the whole group.
Daniel Ash and Kevin Haskins continue to expand their inaugural U.S. tour as Poptone — which will perform a Tones on Tail-heavy set, along with music by Bauhaus and Love and Rockets — with the addition today of much-anticipated East Coast dates in August.