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News Roundup: Flaming Lips Making Album With Ke$ha, Depeche Mode Recruit...

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Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips thinks that Ke$ha is absolutely awesome. That's why he's announced that he'll be making his band's next record with the famed pop singer. Also Depeche Mode announced the opening acts for their upcoming international tour. And Sir Paul McCartney has added more shows to his Out There tour. All that and more below.

Depeche Mode Announce Gigantic Summer Tour

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So, what are you doing with your summer?  Going to catch up on some books and films, maybe work on that screenplay you always said you’d finish?  Well, that’s great—but Depeche Mode has you beat, as the 33-year-old New Wave band has just announced a summer tour than spans both the Eastern and Western hemispheres in just over 50 dates, including a jaunt through North...

Depeche Mode To Release New Album In March, Tour To Follow

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Next March, Depeche Mode will release a new album through Columbia Records. Previously, the band had spend its 30-year career with Warner Music labels Sire and Reprise and EMI's Mute and Capitol, but they're changing direction. In a statement, singer-songwriter Martin Gore expressed that he's happy with how the new album has turned out.

Depeche Mode DVD and Poster Winners!!!

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It’s Monday and as promised, we have the lucky winners of our Depeche Mode giveaway. Both of our winners will receive a Tour of the Universe DVD, and one of those winners will also get a poster. To enter, you had to tell us what were your favorite English-bands of all time. Most of you had Depeche Mode as your number one, and we got a whole lot of Radiohead. There...

Depeche Mode DVD and Poster Giveaway!!!

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It's that special time again! We're giving away stuff and this week our readers can score a free DVD from the amazing English band Depeche Mode. We have two copies of their Tour of the Universe DVD up for grabs, as well as a poster because we're a giving group of people. Here's how to play...

Depeche Mode Cancels More European Shows

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Depeche Mode has been forced to cancel more shows after the lead singer, Dave Gahan, was struck by a severe case of gastroenteritis. He has been forced to cancel the shows in Warsaw Gwardia StadiumRiga Skonto Stadium, and Vilnius Zalgiris Stadium in order to fully recover. At the moment, it is unclear...

Depeche Mode Lets Public Remix Their Music For $4

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Depeche Mode is tearing up European charts, and electronic music resource Beatportal has invited its readers to send in remixes of the popular group's song Peace. Beatportal is selling the track's samples for $4, and user submissions have spanned seventeen genres, including psy trance, minimal, tech house, dubstep and drum and bass. The best part is, you can go to...

Depeche Mode To Release Documentary

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With their new release, "Sounds of the Universe", Depeche Mode has made their triumphant return as the world's most enterprising electronic band in its 30th year. The band kicks off their world tour in Luxembourg on May 6 and will continue to tour through the winter. But not everyone can afford the (rather pricy) tickets. Fortunately, the band is providing...

Depeche Mode, Beastie Boys, Jane's Addiction Possibly Headlining...

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Here we are again as we try to find out if the rumors are true. Pitchfork has announced their intial lineup so it's only natural for people to guess the headliners for Lollapalooza next. As another festival held in Chicago, Lollapalooza will take place from August 7th - August 9th in Grant Park. Depeche Mode, Beastie Boys, and Jane's Addiction are said to be a "lock in" by...

Depeche Modes New Music Video for Wrong

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Wow. This really creeped me out. It's an incredibly disturbing video. Really well made though. Shows what having a good director, creativity, and a bit of money can do.  Check out the video below...

Upcoming Albums: Metric, Depeche Mode, Doves

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With new releases from artists like Animal Collective, Bruce Springsteen and Franz Ferdinand, 2009 is off to a successful start. As we near the lucrative festival season, we should only expect the pace of mind-blowing album releases to quicken. Here are a few that Beatcrave just got wind of:

Depeche Mode Back With Title and Release Date

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The UK's Depeche Mode will be back this spring with their follow up to their 2004 album, Playing the Angel. This will be their first record after their split with Sire Records. The title for the new album is Sounds of the Universe. Produced again by Ben Hiller, the album's songs are written by Depeche Mode favored songwriter, Martin Gore, and their...