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  • Ranking Roger reveals brain-tumor removal, lung cancer as he releases new Beat album

    Posted 2019-01-22 04:37:38 by: Deleted Member

    Just days before he's set to release a new album recorded with his version of legendary 2 Tone-era ska act The Beat, frontman Ranking Roger on Monday revealed that, after suffering a stroke last summer, he was diagnosed with two brain tumors and lung cancer. Roger disclosed his medical issues via a nearly 9-minute video. The post Ranking Roger reveals brain-tumor removal, lung cancer as he releases new Beat album appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie. ...

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  • Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (1/20/19)

    Posted 2019-01-21 06:02:38 by: Deleted Member

    “Dark Wave,” hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs' Matt Sebastian, airs 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. EDT every Sunday on Sirius XM satellite radio's 1st Wave (Channel 33). The most recent two episodes also are available via Sirius XM’s On Demand service for online subscribers. Get the full playlist from tonight's show right here. The post Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (1/20/19) appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie. ...

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  • Mojo Nixon documentary ‘The Mojo Manifesto’ due out in 2020 — watch the trailer

    Posted 2019-01-20 17:55:49 by: Deleted Member

    We first wrote about Freedom Records & Films' documentary about Mojo Nixon back in 2013, and, at the time, it was expected out in 2014. We're not entirely sure what delayed it, but the production has recently announced the film — "The Mojo Manifesto" — will be released in 2020. See the trailer right here. The post Mojo Nixon documentary ‘The Mojo Manifesto’ due out in 2020 — watch the trailer appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie. ...

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  • The Sisters of Mercy announce 2019 tour dates in the U.K., Europe and Australia

    Posted 2019-01-19 04:58:27 by: Deleted Member

    After staying off the road entirely in 2018, Andrew Eldritch is poised to take The Sisters of Mercy back out on tour in the fall of 2019, with a pair of late-September concerts in London to be followed by 18 dates across Europe and then a trio of shows in Australia.  See the full tour dates right here. The post The Sisters of Mercy announce 2019 tour dates in the U.K., Europe and Australia appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie. ...

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  • Lorna Doom, bassist for legendary Los Angeles punk act Germs, 1958-2019

    Posted 2019-01-17 06:30:36 by: Deleted Member

    Lorna Doom, the bassist for legendary early Los Angeles punk outfit Germs and a striking figure described by her own family as "a woman of mystery," succumbed to cancer this week, dying after a year-long illness in Thousand Oaks, Calif., at the age of 61. Former bandmate Don Bolles announced her death. The post Lorna Doom, bassist for legendary Los Angeles punk act Germs, 1958-2019 appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie. ...

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  • Bryan Ferry to spotlight Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon’ on upcoming North American tour

    Posted 2019-01-15 05:12:47 by: Deleted Member

    Bryan Ferry will follow up Roxy Music's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with an 18-date North American tour later this year during which he'll perform songs off of that band's final album, 1982's Avalon, along with hits from across his career. Check out full tour dates here. The post Bryan Ferry to spotlight Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon’ on upcoming North American tour appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie. ...

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  • Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (1/13/19)

    Posted 2019-01-14 06:03:42 by: Deleted Member

    “Dark Wave,” hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs' Matt Sebastian, airs 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. EDT every Sunday on Sirius XM satellite radio's 1st Wave (Channel 33). The most recent two episodes also are available via Sirius XM’s On Demand service for online subscribers. Check out tonight's full playlist right here. The post Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (1/13/19) appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie. ...

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  • Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (1/6/19)

    Posted 2019-01-07 06:09:11 by: Deleted Member

    “Dark Wave,” hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs' Matt Sebastian, airs 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. EDT every Sunday on Sirius XM satellite radio's 1st Wave (Channel 33). The most recent two episodes also are available via Sirius XM’s On Demand service for online subscribers. Check out tonight's full playlist right here. The post Playlist: Sirius XM’s ‘Dark Wave’ — hosted by Slicing Up Eyeballs (1/6/19) appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie. ...

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  • Curt Smith hints at uncertain future in Tears For Fears as European arena tour looms

    Posted 2019-01-06 05:43:10 by: Deleted Member

    Less than a month before Tears For Fears is scheduled to embark on an arena tour of the U.K. and Europe, co-founder Curt Smith - who split with musical partner Roland Orzabal once before - is hinting that his future with the group may be uncertain. Here's what we know so far. The post Curt Smith hints at uncertain future in Tears For Fears as European arena tour looms appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie. ...

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  • 5-disc, 115-song ‘Big Gold Dreams’ box set to chronicle Scottish indie music 1977-1989

    Posted 2019-01-02 13:00:58 by: Deleted Member

    Cherry Red Records will follow up its recent geographically flavored box sets that focused on Manchester and Liverpool next month with a new five-disc, 115-song collection spotlighting the Scottish independent-music scene between 1977 and 1989. Check out the full tracklist right here. The post 5-disc, 115-song ‘Big Gold Dreams’ box set to chronicle Scottish indie music 1977-1989 appeared first on slicing up eyeballs // 80s alternative music, college rock, indie. ...

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