Last updated 31.10.05
We just informed by Neuwerk Music Management that the legendary band Nitzer Ebb, Bon Harris and Douglas McCarthy, have decided to play some exclusive worldwide reunion shows in 2006. The first reunion show will be at 15th Wave Gothik Treffen - on June 2nd-5th, 2006 in Leipzig, Germany. More dates to come.
Info submited by Neuwerk Music Management.[ 31.10.2005 ] - «We Collide» - new Mesh album
As we were informed, new Mesh album will called «We Collide» and will be released on March 31th, 2006. Prior to the release of the album there will be a single «Crash» which will be released in February 2006. Promotion for the single will start in December this year, there will be a video to promote the single.
There will be a Mesh German Tour commencing April 21st, 2006.
More information about upcoming releases and tour- later. Check our site for updates!
Info taken from official Mesh web site.[ 31.10.2005 ] - A lot of news from De/Vision
Recenty De/Vision announced that the work on the new album «Subkutan» has been finished. Again band and label are very satisfied with the achieved results. «Subkutan» is another courageous step forward. It's somehow refreshing, but also contains the very own elements of the band, an album of electronic beauty. After a break of ten years, the album contains a German-speaking track called «In Dir».
Starting at November 5th, De/Vision will present sound clips from new album at official web site.
New tour will started on April 7th, 2006, dates will be announced within the next few weeks.
In connection with the tour preparation, everybody can take a part in the composition of the live set. Please send an e-mail with your favourite 5 songs until end of December 2005 to following address firstname.lastname@example.org (with subject «Setlist Tour»)
In December band will release the song «The End» as club promo, with some remixes. No commercial single is planned at the moment.
Info taken from official De/Vision web site.[ 31.10.2005 ] - New EP and DVD for Lacrimosa
On December 2nd, 2005 Lacrimosa will release «Lichtgestalten EP», 6-track EP in a special deluxe digipak with a 12-pages booklet. The EP opens with the track «Lichtgestalt», in two different versions including a Snakeskin remix. Also added are the new tracks «Unerkannt» and «Skintight». The 5th track «Road to pain» has been previously released in Mexico and Russia only and is now also available for the Western territories. The EP ends with a new version of the 1997 Lacrimosa hit «Siehst Du mich im Licht?» by Atrocity in which for the first time you can hear a duet between Tilo Wolff and Alexander Krull (Atrocity).
Also on December 2nd there will out new Lacrimosa «Musikkurzfilme» DVD. The digipak DVD contains all Lacrimosa videoclips including the brand new videoclip to «Lichtgestalt». Expect for instance also the very first Lacrimosa videoclip «Satura» from 1993 and other clips from the period 1994 to 1997 which were previously available on video only. Add to that a lot of previously unreleased material such as the clips for «Alleine zu zweit» from the album «Elodia», «Der Morgen danach» from the album «Fassade» and «Durch Nacht und Flut» from the album «Echos» from 2003. Apart from this, the DVD also includes a number of «Making-Of»s from several video-shootings, presenting thus an interesting view behind the scenery. To end with a view on the future, the band also added a trailer for the Lacrimosa movie, planned for 2006.
Info taken from Side-Line magazine.[ 31.10.2005 ] - DM started Playing The Angel Tour
|Dave Gahan (Live '05)|
On October 28th, 2005 Depeche Mode played first («warm up») show from their upcoming Playing The Angel Tour - at The Bowery Ballroom, New York.Set-list:
|Martin Gore (Live '05)|
Info taken from various sources.[ 28.10.2005 ] - Covenant news
The new Covenant single is called «Ritual Noise», and will be out on January 20th, 2006 (via Synthetic Symphony / SPV). Upcoming album «Skyshaper» now set for Spring 2006.
Also Covenant announsed first dates for their upcoming Skyshaper Tour. The special guests in Europe will be Rotersand and Client.November
Info submited by PROJECT Management.[ 25.10.2005 ] - Die Krupps feat. Client
Legendary Germans Die Krupps are well-known by their electro/industrial cover-versions for Metallica, U2, Madonna etc and by their collaboration with Nitzer Ebb in 1991, announced new collaboration with another Mute artist... our favorite electro girls Client!
They will release cover version of a well known 80's club hit - «Der Amboss». This song will be one of 3 tracks on the new single, which will also feature a new version of «The Machineries of Joy», and a new track as A-side. CD will out specially dedicated to upcoming Die Krupps - 25th Anniversary Tour 2005 / 2006. More details - soon!
Info taken from official Die Krupps web site.[ 24.10.2005 ] - «Subkutan» - cover and tracklisting!
As we were just informed, De/Vision's new album «Subkutan» will released on January 27th, 2006 by e-Wave / Drakkar. CD produced by Schumann and Bach, recorded at mikrokosmos-Studio, Berlin.Tracklisting:
Info submited by Drakkar Records.[ 22.10.2005 ] - All about Kraftwerk's Live DVD
New Kraftwerk Live DVD will released on December 5th, 2005 in Europe (by EMI) and December 6th, 2005 in US (by Astralwerks).
Live DVD will appear as a «Minimum-Maximum DVD» double DVD disc set featuring the full live set from Kraftwerk's 2004-2005 World Tour in PCM stereo and DTS 5.1 surround sound (plus bonus track of «Aero Dynamik» filmed live at the MTV Music Awards in Edinburgh, 2003). Live DVD will be regular double DVD and Special Edition.
Special Edition will be Box Set titled «Notebook» in a deluxe «laptop» style box featuring the double DVD («Minimum-Maximum DVD») and double «Minimum-Maximum» audio CD from live set in exclusive 6 page digi-packs with a wide format, 88 pages, hardback book featuring a host of Kraftwerk live photos (including some previously unseen images), stage artwork and technical tour data.«Minimum-Maximum DVD»
Info submited by Music Non Stop online music store.[ 22.10.2005 ] - Hot information from Rammstein!
As we were informed by various sources, new Rammstein DVD set to release in December (tentatively on December 2nd) as 2 versions: regular (1 DVD and 1 audio CD) and special limited edition (2 DVD and 1 audio CD). Audio CD will contain live recordings from Reise, Reise Tour, second bonus DVD from limited edition will contain new videos, as addition to «Lichtspielhaus». Main DVD will feature some live videos from various cities incl. Moscow (28.11.2004) and London (03/04.02.2005).
The UK version of «Benzin» single contains full video for «Benzin» and live video of «Sonne» from the upcoming DVD.
Also we have confirmed information that both «Mann gegen Mann» and «Rosenrot» are lined up to become singles. Rammstein have filmed new videos for both tracks, recently Jonas Åkerlund was the director for «Mann gegen Mann». The video is supposed to be hard and about «men on the edge of homosexuality». Åkerlund has previously worked with such artists as Madonna, U2, Rolling Stones and more.
Info taken from various sources.[ 22.10.2005 ] - Second Depeche Mode single
Second Depeche Mode single will be «A Pain That I'm Used To», the opening track on the band's new album «Playing The Angel».
The single, tentatively set for December 12th release, will contain an exclusive b-side track «Better Days» as well as some remixes incl. made by Goldfrapp and Vitalic.
Info taken from various sources.[ 22.10.2005 ] - «Number 1» details
Following on from Goldfrapp's No 4 smash hit «Ooh la La» and taken from their Gold album «Supernature», which debuted in the UK charts at No 2, «Number 1» is a pure musical gem, written and produced by Will and Alison - a beautiful sunrise of a song - uplifting, life affirming and full of love.
«Number 1» will released on October 31th in 3 commercial formats: CD, LCD and DVD single.
|«Number 1» (CD)|
|«Number 1» (LCD)|
Info submited by Mute Records.[ 22.10.2005 ] - Depeche Mode films on UMD
As announced by Mute Records, three greatest Depeche Mode music films - «101», «One Night In Paris» and «Devotional» - will be released on UMD on November 14th. For those who don't know what is UMD - it's name of cartridges for the new Sony PSP which can contains music/movies.
Info submited by Mute Records.[ 13.10.2005 ] - New release from Karl Bartos
The first release on Karl Bartos' own Audio Vision label - single «Camera Obscura» (released October 11th, taken from 2003’s critically acclaimed album «Communication») expounds on how modern media is turning word-centered culture into image-centered culture. Based on Bartos’ classic electro beats and the distinctive baselines (very reminiscent of Kraftwerk classic «The Robots») the European melodies and the well-known synthetic voice unfold the authentic sounds from one of the originators of electronic music.
Tracklisting: Camera Obscura (Mix ) 6.31
Info taken from official Karl Bartos web site.[ 13.10.2005 ] - «Hung Up» tracklisting
First new Madonna single «Hung Up» will released on November 4th, 2005 in Germany/Europe (via Warner Germany) and on November 7th, 2005 in US (via Sire/Warner).
In UK single will released as 2track CD1, 3track CD2 and 12".
Info taken from various official sources.[ 13.10.2005 ] - «Their Law - The Singles» - complete details
|«Their Law - The Singles»|
On October 17th, 2005 The Prodigy will release «Their Law - The Singles 1990 - 2005» (via XL Records) featuring 15 hit singles which showcase the career to date of The Prodigy, via the tracks that changed the face of British music. Since their formation in 1990 The Prodigy have released four albums, numerous singles, been number 1 in 27 countries simultaneously with their incomparable «Fat Of The Land» masterpiece (still one of the fastest selling albums of all time !), toured the world with their incendiary live show, made groundbreaking videos, shaken things up musically and socially and been unafraid to court controversy. And they’ve always done it in their own formidable way, as highlighted on «Their Law - The Singles 1990 - 2005».
This release will have 3 formats: ordinary CD, double CD (Deluxe Edition) and DVD. Deluxe Edition contains new, rare, live, exclusive tracks and remixes. DVD features the highly acclaimed videos for The Prodigy’s classic anthems from 1990 right through to 2005, in addition to a blistering live concert filmed at Brixton Academy in 1997. Also included are a plethora of extras including classic live material from Glastonbury and behind the scenes footage.
Info submited by Music Non Stop online music store.[ 06.10.2005 ] - Die Krupps on tour incl. Russia!
Legendary German industrial band Die Krupps announced their 25th Anniversary Tour 2005 / 2006:2005 November
Info taken from official Die Krupps web site.[ 06.10.2005 ] - Kraftwerk Live DVD postponed to December
As announced on Astralwerks record label's web site, US release date for long awaited Kraftwerk Live DVD «Minimum-Maximum» set to December 6th, 2005. European release by EMI could be close Astralwerks date.
«Minimum-Maximum» DVD will released as special Box Set with double DVD and 88-page book with tour photos.
Info taken from Astralwerks web site.[ 06.10.2005 ] - All about «Analogue»
New A-ha album titled «Analogue» will releases on November 4th, as regular CD and double CD Limited Deluxe Edition.Tracklisting:
Info taken from official A-ha web site.[ 06.10.2005 ] - «Rosenrot» - complete tracklisting
New Rammstein album «Rosenrot» will be released on October 28th, 2005. It will available as standart CD and as Limited Edition (CD+DVD). Look for tracklisting:CD:
Info taken from official Rammstein web site.