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The Stone Roses released their debut, self-titled cd in 1989. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the cd and the band has decided to release a special box set to commemorate this important milestone. Details are sketchy as to what will be contained in the set, however it looks like the box set will be released sometime in June.
The long awaited Chris Cornell solo disc, Scream, will drop March 10th. Don't miss Chris Cornell live and in the flesh April 14th at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor.
A new Sonic Youth cd--the band's 16th studio cd--will drop June 9th. The cd is expected to be titled the Eternal.
Rancid is still busy in the studio working on a new cd. The cd which is being produced by Brett Gurewitz, is expected to be released later this year.

Don't miss Rancid live and in the flesh this summer! The band will launch a summer tour with Rise Against on June 4th in Vancouver. The Detroit date is June 24th at the Fillmore. Keep it on 89x for official ticket information.
The now defunct Ministry will release a live album next month. Adios...Puta Madres will drop March 31st. The 12 track cd was recorded on the band's final tour.
Depeche Mode will return with a new cd, Sounds of the Universe, April 21st. There will be a few different versions to choose from:

  • the standard version
  • the special edition (standard version plus another cd and dvd)
  • the box set (special edition, plus yet another cd with demos and remixes, and 2 hardcover books with lyrics and the evolution of the cd
Depeche Mode will launch a North American tour on July 24th in Toronto. So far, a Detroit date has not been added to the itinerary.
8am hour

Simple Minds "Alive & Kicking"
Social Distortion "Ball & Chain"
U2 "With Or Without You"
Cocteau Twins "Lorelei"
Clash "Clampdown"
REM "Superman"
Jesus & Mary Chain "Far Gone & Out"
Love & Rockets "So Alive"
David Bowie "China Girl"
Generation X "Dancing With Myself"
Depeche Mode "Sea Of Sin"
INXS "Mystify"
Book Of Love "Boy"

9am hour

Smiths "How Soon Is Now"
Kitchens Of Distinction "Drive That Fast"
Blondie "Heart Of Glass"
Alarm "Rescue Me"
Pavement "Cut Your Hair"
Echo & the Bunnymen "Lips Like Sugar"
Hum "Stars"
Siouxie & the Banshees "Cities In Dust"
Talk Talk "It's My Life"
Smithereens "Only a Memory"
Pearl Jam "Go"
Faith No More "Epic"

10am hour

Michael Penn "No Myth"
Duran Duran "Rio"
Cure "Close to Me"
Dinosaur Jr. "Puke & Cry"
Belly "Feed the Tree"
REM "Orange Crush"
Boomtown Rats "I Don't Like Mondays"
Radiohead "Fake Plastic Trees"
New Order "True Faith"
Clash "Magnificent Seven"
INXS "Don't Change"
Big Audio Dynamite II "Rush"
Smiths "You Just Haven't Earned It Yet Baby"

11am hour

Madness "Our House"
Lenny Kravitz "Are You Gonna Go My Way"
World Party "Ship Of Fools"
Depeche Mode "Strange Love"
Simple Minds "Up On the Catwalk"
Stone Roses "Fool's Gold"
Elvis Costello "Pump It Up"
Portishead "Sour Times"
Lou Reed "Walk On the Wild Side"
B-52's "Private Idaho"
La's "There She Goes"
U2 "All I Want Is You"
Pearl Jam "State of Love & Trust"
Afghan Whigs "Conjure Me"


8am hour

Duran Duran "Come Undone"
U2 "the Electric Co."
New Order "Loveless"
Talking Heads "Psychokiller"
Everlast "What It's Like"
INXS "Never Tear Us Apart"
OMD "If You Leave"
Folk Implosion "Natural One"
Echo & the Bunnymen "Ocean Rain"
Yaz "Don't Go"
Ramones "Sheena Is a Punk Rocker"
Peter Gabriel "Games Without Frontiers"
Psychedelic Furs "Love My Way"
Cure "Fascination Street"

9am hour

REM "Radio Free Europe"
Elvis Costello "Angels Want to Wear My (Red Shoes)"
Clash "Rock the Casbah"
Depeche Mode "Just Can't Get Enough"
Oasis "Whatever"
Cult "She Sells Sanctuary"
Jane's Addiction "Standing In the Shower"
Lemonheads "Mrs. Robinson"
Midnight Oil "Blue Sky Mine"
Sex Pistols "God Save the Queen"
Joy Division "Love Will Tear Us Apart"
Tears For Fears "Mad World"
B-52's "Strobe Light"
Mike Ness "Don't Think Twice"

10am hour

Roxy Music "Love Is the Drug"
U2 "Bullet the Blue Sky"
Cure "Love Song"
Heaven 17 "Let Me Go"
Helmet "Unsung"
Catherine Wheel "I Want to Touch You"
Talk Talk "Talk Talk"
Fiona Apple "Criminal"
Smithereens "Girl Like You"
REM "Drive"
Replacements "I'll Be You"
Go-Go's "Our Lips Are Sealed"
Mc 900 Ft Jesus "the City Sleeps"

11am hour

New Order "Blue Monday"
Tori Amos "Cornflake Girl"
Psychedelic Furs "Pretty In Pink"
Depeche Mode "Never Let Me Down Again"
Smiths "Stop Me If You Think You've Heard This One Before"
Cure "Just Like Heaven"
Chapterhouse "Pearl"
Peter Murphy "Cuts You Up"
Clash "London Calling"
Beastie Boys "So Whatcha Want"
Pretenders "Message of Love"
INXS "New Sensation"
Veruca Salt "Seether"
Nirvana "Breed"


8am hour

Social Distortion "Ring of Fire"
Devo "Whip It"
Talking Heads "Burning Down the House"
Echo & the Bunnymen "Bring on the Dancing Horses"
U2 "Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses"
REM "It's the End of the World as We Know It"
Jesus & Mary Chain "Just Like Honey"
Eurythmics "Sex Crime"
Modern English "Melt With You"
English Beat "I Confess"
Cult "Wild Flower"
Depeche Mode "Policy of Truth"
Gorillaz "Clint Eastwood"

9am hour

Cure "Friday I'm In Love"
Replacements "I Will Dare"
David Bowie "Modern Love"
Chemical Brothers "Let Forever Be"
K's Choice "Not An Addict"
Tears For Fears "Change"
Police "De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da"
Lemonheads "It's a Shame About Ray"
Violent Femmes "Gone Daddy Gone"
Soft Cell "Tainted Love"
Siouxsie & the Banshees "Kiss Them For Me"
XTC "Generals & Majors"
Pretenders "My City Was Gone"
Simple Minds "Don't You Forget About Me"
Hoodoo Gurus "What's My Scene"

10am hour

U2 "Angel of Harlem"
Beastie Boys "Get It Together"
Talking Heads "And She Was"
REM "Can't Get There From Here"
Hole "Doll Parts"
Church "Under the Milky Way"
Smiths "Big Mouth Strikes Again"
Cramps "Human Fly"
Smithereens "Blood & Roses"
Adam Ant "Goody Two Shoes"
Pixies "Monkey Gone To Heaven"
Cure "Lovecats"
Sex Pistols "Pretty Vacant"
Radiohead "Lucky"
Duran Duran "Ordinary World"

11am hour

Cult "Love Removal Machine"
Jane's Addiction "Been Caught Stealing"
Depeche Mode "Behind the Wheel"
Stooges "I Wanna Be Your Dog"
INXS "What You Need"
Replacements "Hold My Life"
New Order "Your Silent Face"
Garbage "Queer"
XTC "Earn Enough For Us"
Police "Don't Stand So Close To Me"
U2 "New Year's Day"
Blur "There's No Other Way"
Lightning Seeds "Pure"


8am hour

Elvis Costello "Everyday I Write the Book"
Replacements "Alex Chilton"
INXS "Original Sin"
Stooges "No Fun"
Pearl Jam "Once"
Pixies "Here Comes Your Man"
Electronic "Getting Away With It"
Inspiral Carpets "Commercial Rain"
Blondie "One Way Or Another"
English Beat "Save It For Later"
Ramones "Blitzkrieg Bop"
Marcy Playground "Sex & Candy"
Berlin "the Metro"
Madness "House of Fun"

9am hour

XTC "Dear God"
Police "Roxanne"
U2 "I Will Follow"
Lush "Deluxe"
Dandy Warhols "Bohemian Like You"
Cure "Pictures of You"
Sinead O'Connor "Nothing Compares 2 U"
They Might Be Giants "Don't Let's Start"
Jam "Town Called Malice"
Tears For Fears "Everybody Wants to Rule the World"
Clash "I Fought the Law"
Big Audio Dynamite II "the Globe"
INXS "the One Thing"
Morrissey "Hairdresser On Fire"

10am hour

Pretenders "Back on the Chain Gang"
Cars "Just What I Needed"
REM "Losing My Religion"
Sugarcubes "Birthday"
Buffalo Tom "Taillights Fade"
Psychedelic Furs "the Ghost In You"
Garbage "Vow"
Erasure "Chorus"
Talking Heads "Once In a Lifetime"
Generation X "Kiss Me Deadly"
Cult "Firewoman"
Smashing Pumpkins "Drown"
Depeche Mode "Enjoy the Silence"
New Order "Age of Consent"

11am hour

Peter Gabriel "Solsbury Hill"
Tori Amos "God"
Ramones "I Wanna Be Sedated"
Yaz "Situation"
REM "Fall On Me"
Cure "In Between Days"
Nena "99 Luftbalons"
Sonic Youth "Bull In the Heather"
James "Laid"
Pet Shop Boys "West End Girls"
Clash "Clampdown"
Go Go's "We Got the Beat"
Radiohead "No Surprises"
The The "Uncertain Smile"