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Kraftwerk return to North America to perform a handful of shows on their 3D tour. The 12 date tour includes a stop at the Masonic Temple on October 5th -- fans interested in attending should attempt to obtain tickets right away, the tour is sure to sell out quickly. The general onsale is Friday, May 8th at 10am, and the pre-sale kicks off Thursday, May 7th at 10am. The full tour itinerary is posted below video of the band in action on tour in 2011

09/16 -- Edmonton, AB @ Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
09/17 -- Calgary, AB @ Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
09/19 -- Portland, OR @ Keller Auditorium
09/23 -- Denver, CO @ Ellie Caulkins Opera House
09/25 -- Austin, TX @ Bass Concert Hall
09/27 -- Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
09/29 -- Miami, FL @ Olympia Theater
10/02 -- Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory
10/03 -- Boston, MA @ Wang Theater
10/05 -- Detroit, MI @ Masonic Temple
10/07 -- Minneapolis, MN @ Northrop
10/09 -- Kansas City, MO @ Arvest Bank Theater

Published May 4th, 2015 @ 8:53 PM

Today was a seriously great day for Ride fans in Detroit -- the band announced a handful of new U.S. tour dates, which include a stop off at St. Andrew's Hall on October 1st. The general onsale for tickets is May 8th at 10am ET, and the first pre-sale (Citi pre-sale) kicks off Tuesday, May 5th at 10am.

The full tour itinerary is posted below:

05/08 -- Atlanta, GA @ Terminal West
05/10 -- Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival
05/22 -- Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland Ballroom
05/23 -- Manchester, UK @ Albert Hall
05/24 -- London, UK @ Roundhouse
05/26 -- Amsterdam, NL @ Paradiso
05/27 -- Paris, FR @ Olympia
05/29 -- Barcelona, ES @ Primavera
06/01 -- Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
06/02 -- Toronto, ON @ Danforth Music Hall
06/04 -- New York, NY @ Terminal 5
06/06 -- Porto, Portugal @ Primavera Festival
06/07 -- London, UK @ Field Day Festival
06/21 -- Hilvarenbeek, NL @ Best Kept Secret Festival
07/19 -- Gräfenhainichen, DE @ Melt! Festival
07/24 -- Niigata Prefecture, JP @ Fuji Rock Festival
08/09 -- Katowice, PL @ Off Festival
08/13 -- Middelalderparken, NO @ Øya Festival
09/04 -- Stradbally, IE @ Electric Picnic
09/17 -- Washington DC @ 9:30 Club
09/19 -- Philadelphia, PA @ TLA
09/21 -- New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
09/22 -- New York, NY @ Irving Plaza
09/25 -- Cincinnati, OH @ Midpoint Festival
09/26 -- Chicago, IL @ Riviera
09/27 -- Champaign, IL @ Pygmalion Festival
09/29 -- Minneapolis, MN @ Mill City
10/01 -- Detroit, MI @ St. Andrew's Hall
10/02 -- Cleveland, OH @ House Of Blues
10/03 -- Boston, MA @ Paradise

Published May 4th, 2015 @ 8:45 PM


Time Warp airs every Sunday from 8am until noon ET on 89X and streams live on the net. For more on artists played on the show, visit my blog, which is updated throughout the week with music news, etc.

8 am hour:

David Bowie "Changes"
Inspiral Carpets "Two Worlds Collide"
Talking Heads "Cities"
Pretenders "Mystery Achievement"
Gandharvas "First Day Of Spring"
Orb "Little Fluffy Clouds"
Stereo MC's "Lost In Music"
Specials "Rudy, A Message To You"
Erasure "Chorus"
Buffalo Tom "Taillights Fade"
Bob Mould "See A Little Light"
INXS "Need You Tonight"
Faith No More "Falling To Pieces"

9 AM hour

Stooges "Down On The Street"
Clash "Straight To Hell"
Pixies "Alec Eiffel"
Ramones "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker"
Replacements "I Will Dare"
Jesus & Mary Chain "Far Gone & Out"
Public Image Limited "Rise"
Love & Rockets "Mirror People"
Jamiroquai "Virtual Insanity"
Beck "Sexxlaws"
Tears For Fears "Mad World"
Yaz "Only You"
Stone Roses "Love Spreads"

10 AM hour

Garbage "Vow"
Butthole Surfers "Pepper"
Soup Dragons "I'm Free"
Revolting Cocks "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy"
Beastie Boys "Sabotage"
Beastie Boys "Sure Shot"
Smiths "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before"
OMD "Secret"
R.E.M. "So. Central Rain"
Echo & The Bunnymen "Lips Like Sugar"
World Party "Way Down Now"
New Order "Loveless"
U2 "Where The Streets Have No Name"

11 AM hour

Depeche Mode "Strangelove"
Nine Inch Nails "Down In It"
Joy Division "Love Will Tear Us Apart"
Jesus & Mary Chain "Just Like Honey"
Nirvana "Breed"
Dinosaur Jr "Feel The Pain"
Jam "Town Called Malice"
Violent Femmes "Gone Daddy Gone"
Veruca Salt "Seether"
Smashing Pumpkins "Thirty Three"
Cure "Lullaby"
James "Say Something"
Radiohead "Street Spirit"

Published May 3rd, 2015 @ 11:49 AM


Time Warp airs every Sunday from 8am until noon ET on 89X and streams live on the net. For more on artists played on the show, visit my blog, which is updated throughout the week with music news, etc.

8 am hour:

Joy Division "She's Lost Control"
Call "Everywhere I Go"
Eurythmics "Love Is A Stranger"
Camouflage "The Great Commandment"
Hilt "Superhoney"
Porno For Pyros "Tahitian Moon"
Teenage Fanclub "Here Comes Your Man"
La's "Timeless Melody"
New Order "1963"
Public Image Limited "The Body"
Ocean Blue "Between Something & Nothing"
Primitives "Crash"
Ramones "Rock & Roll High School"
English Beat "Twist & Crawl"
XTC "Radios In Motion"

9 am hour:

R.E.M. "Harborcoat"
Ian McCulloch "Proud To Fall"
Mighty Lemon Drops "Inside Out"
Catherine Wheel "Crank"
Mike Ness "Don't Think Twice"
School Of Fish "Three Strange Days"
Godley & Creme "Cry"
Replacements "Androgynous"
Mono "Life In Mono"
Chapterhouse "Pearl"
Veruca Salt "Number One Blind"
Amps "Pacer"
Happy Mondays "Kinky Afro"

10 am hour:

Whale "Hobo Humping Slobo Babe"
Nine Inch Nails "Get Down Make Love"
Pailhead "I Will Refuse"
Social Distortion "Story Of My Life"
Rodriguez "Only Good For Conversation"
Doors "Peace Frog"
Charlatans "The Only One I Know"
Stone Roses "Elephant Stone"
Northside "Take Five"
Depeche Mode "In Your Room"
Ramones "Do You Remember Rock & Roll Radio"

11 am hour:

Ride "Leave Them All Behind"
Ultravivid Scene "Special One"
MC5 "Kick Out The Jams"
Boo Radleys "Does This Hurt?"
Luna "Sweet Child Of Mine"
Alphaville "Forever Young"
New Order "Thieves Like Us"
Smiths "I Know It's Over"
Joy Division "Atmosphere"

Published April 26th, 2015 @ 11:48 AM


Last month Swervedriver and the Church played a free (and stellar!) show at South By Southwest in Austin, Texas. Fans who missed the live global webcast can now officially stream the professionally shot archive of both sets. Enjoy below:

Published April 22nd, 2015 @ 8:08 PM

Back in November REMTV, the R.E.M./MTV 6 disc boxset chronicling R.E.M.'s career-spanning MTV/Viacom appearances, was released.  One of the discs featured the full documentary, R.E.M. by MTV, which tells the story of the legendary band's history/relationship with MTV through interviews, live performances, and more. On June 2nd, the film and bonus material (111 minute film, five deleted scenes, two trailers) will be released separately on DVD & Blu-Ray. In promotion of the release, R.E.M. by MTV will be screened in select theaters nationwide on May 19th.  Tickets for the one-night-only engagement are on sale now through Fathom Events. View a list of participating theaters in Michigan below, or view the nationwide list of theaters here.

Pre-order R.E.M. by MTV on DVD & Blu-Ray here.

Detroit area screenings -- May 19th

Livonia, MI @ Livonia 20 with IMAX
Sterling Heights, MI @ Forum 30 with IMAX
Ypsilanti, MI @ Ann Arbor 20 IMAX
Walled Lake, MI @ Commerce Township 14

Other Michigan locations -- May 19th

Portage, MI @ Celebration Cinema Crossroads with IMAX
Grand Rapids, MI @ Celebration Cinema Grand Rapids

Published April 22nd, 2015 @ 6:24 PM

Social Distortion is hitting the road this summer in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the self-titled album Social Distortion. The six week tour will feature Social Distortion playing their landmark album in its entirety along with other classic tracks and rarities from their extensive back catalog. The Detroit area show is April 15th at the Royal Oak Theater August 15th and the general onsale for tickets is this Friday (4/24) at noon. The full tour itinerary is posted below:

Social Distortion 25th anniversary tour

7/28 -- Phoenix, AZ @ Marquee Theater
7/31 -- Austin, TX @ ACL Live Moody Theater
8/01 -- Houston, TX @ House Of Blues
8/02 -- Dallas, TX @ House Of Blues
8/05 -- Sturgis, SD @ Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
8/07 -- Minneapolis, MN @ First Avenue
8/08 -- Milwaukee, WI @ Eagles Ballroom
8/09 -- Chicago, IL @ House Of Blues
8/14 -- Indianapolis, IN @ Egyptian Theater
8/15 -- Royal Oak, MI @ Royal Oak Music Theater
8/16 -- Cleveland, OH @ House Of Blues
8/18 -- Buffalo, NY @ Town Ballroom
8/19 -- Philadelphia, PA @ Festival Pier
8/21 -- Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
8/22 -- Asbury Park, NJ @ Stone Pony Summer Stage
8/23 -- Boston, MA @ House Of Blues
8/25 -- Silver Spring, MD @ Fillmore
8/27 -- Raleigh, NC @ Ritz
8/28 -- Charlotte, NC @ Fillmore
8/29 -- Nashville, TN @ Ryman Auditorium
9/02 -- Denver, CO @ Fillmore
9/03 -- Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
9/05 -- Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
9/07 -- Bend, OR @ Century Center
9/09 -- Oakland, CA @ Fox Theater
9/11 -- Paso Robles, CA @ Vina Robles Amphitheatre

Published April 22nd, 2015 @ 3:45 PM

Martin Gore of Depeche Mode releases his new solo album MG on April 28th in North America. A few weeks ago he debuted a song from the album titled "Europa Hymn" along with the an official video. Today Gore is hosting a live full album stream and will be answering fan questions during an event on his official website. Access the exclusive album stream and Q & A here starting at 4pm ET.

Published April 22nd, 2015 @ 3:22 PM