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    depeche mode Originally a product of Britain's new romantic movement, Depeche Mode went on to become the quintessential electro-pop band of the 1980s. They were also one of the first acts to establish a musical identity based completely around the use of synthesizers. Depeche Mode began their career as a bouncy dance-pop outfit but gradually developed a darker, more dramatic sound that ultimately positioned them as one of the most successful alternative bands of their era.

    Recent Depeche Mode news

    New Martin Gore video for 'Europa Hymn' hits the web - watch now on Side-Line

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/28/15

    Martin Gore has just released an animated video for 'Europa Hymn", directed by London based collective M-I-E. You can watch it above. (...)

    Martin Gore (Depeche Mode) to release instrumental album 'MG' on Mute

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/03/15

    Out on April 28th via Mute is a new solo album by Martin Gore, songwriter and founding member of Depeche Mode. Titled 'MG' it holds 16 electronic instrumental tracks. (...)

    Leaether Strip releases tribute to Alan Wilder (Depeche Mode)

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/21/15

    It's no secret that Claus Larsen from Leather Strip is a big Depeche Mode fan (he recorded various Depeche Mode covers for Alfa Matrix for instance under the Klutae and Leather Strip flag) and it's also no secret that he especially adores the production work done by Alan Wilder in the band for what were Depeche Mode's best albums. (...)

    2nd album for Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode) and Soulsavers

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/06/15

    Dave Gahan and Soulsavers are planning a sequel to 'The Light The Dead See' album which was released in 2012. The follow up album will be out by end of 2015. (...)

    Pre-sales new Depeche Mode album 'Live in Berlin' have started - order now

    READ MORE | Posted on 11/06/14

    A few weeks ago we could exclusively announce the title and tracklist of the new Depeche Mode album, today we can announce you the pre-sales for this live release which is available in various formats. (...)

    Mark Bell of LFO dead from complications after an operation

    READ MORE | Posted on 10/14/14

    Mark Bell of LFO who died last week from complications after an operation. (...)

    Tracklist Depeche Mode 'Live in Berlin' CD/DVD/Blu-ray confirmed + 'Delta Machine' 5.1 Audio

    READ MORE | Posted on 10/09/14

    Sony Music Belgium has sent us the tracklist for the upcoming Depeche Mode 'Live In Berlin' concert out soon on Blu-Ray/DVD/CD. (...)

    Depeche Mode to release yet another live DVD

    READ MORE | Posted on 07/22/14

    A new tour, a new live DVD, the recipe is well known by now. Out in September is a brand new Depeche Mode live DVD including the 2 concerts the band gave on 25 and 27 November 2013 at the Berlin O2 World venue during their Delta Machine Tour. (...)

    Depeche Mode's David Gahan featured on new album UK chamber folk act SixToes

    READ MORE | Posted on 06/25/14

    UK chamber folk outfit SixToes will see the follow-up to their 2008 debut 'Trick Of The Night' released on July 14 on Toe Music. (...)

    Depeche Mode fans - time to update your Depeche Mode knowledge database with Vienna 4CD boxset (make that a 5CD boxset) featuring lost Mute album...

    READ MORE | Posted on 06/25/14

    Out now on a small label is a special compilation of lost material from the technopop act Vienna (and there is a Depeche Mode connection, but read on for more details). (...)

    Ukraine uproar causes Depeche Mode to cancel concert

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/25/14

    Depeche Mode have announced that due to the current civil unrest and instability in Kiev and the whole of Ukraine, the concert scheduled for Wednesday, February 26th at the International Exhibition Center in Kiev has been cancelled. (...)

    English edition Depeche Mode bio/discography 'Monument' give-away time !

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/10/14

    In May 2013 the book 'Depeche Mode : Monument' was released in Germany. With over 25.000 copies sold, it's nothing less but a hit. The long-awaited english edition of this 'monument' was released end of December and is available now in Europa, see the links below. (...)

    Depeche Mode records new live DVD in Berlin

    READ MORE | Posted on 11/26/13

    A new Depeche Mode live DVD is in the planning and - surprise, surprise - it will be Anton Corbijn directing the whole thing. (...)

    Parody on Depeche Mode's 'Personal Jesus' hits the net as 'Personal Trainer'

    READ MORE | Posted on 11/20/13

    This just came in. The Spanish musician Rick Brendan has launched his very own parodie on Depeche Mode's huge hit 'Personal Jesus'. (...)

    Norwegian sung acapella cover of Depeche Mode's 'Enjoy The Silence'

    READ MORE | Posted on 10/13/13

    The Norwegian acapella-group Pust have just released a new CD called 'Fryktløs' ('Fearless' in English). On it you will find a song called 'Nyt stillheten' which is the band's version of the Depeche Mode hit 'Enjoy the silence'. (...)

    Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode) joins UK outfit SixToes

    READ MORE | Posted on 10/03/13

    London-based SixToes have added a new member to their line-up: Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode). Gahan will be featured on the band's newest single, 'Low Guns' (in a recording by Kurt Venela and mixed by Gareth Jones). (...)

    Sunday Times features house Alan Wilder (ex-Depeche Mode) as 'Celebrity Home of the Week'

    READ MORE | Posted on 05/19/13

    Today the UK newspaper Sunday Times features the 4 millon UK pound house of Alan Wilder (ex-Depeche Mode) as 'Celebrity Home of the Week'. (...)

    Side-Line goes Depeche Mode in Nice - here are the pictures !

    READ MORE | Posted on 05/13/13

    On May 4th, Depeche Mode played in Nice, France in front of 9000 French Depeche Mode fans. Our Side-Line photographer Vivi Ball was there and made a bunch of pictures. (...)

    Vince Clarke (Erasure, ex-Depeche Mode, ...) to play special special DJ events in Mexico

    READ MORE | Posted on 04/24/13

    On April 25th and 26th Vince Clarke will be doing 2 special DJ events in Mexico. For those attending the set in Mexico City, there will also be a musical production Q&A session planned in the SAE Institute Mexico City on the same day. (...)

    Depeche Mode London O2 Arena pre-event in Basildon (UK)

    READ MORE | Posted on 04/19/13

    BAS Productions have a surprise lined up for those who are packing up for Depeche Mode's epoch-making two concerts in London's O2 Arena this coming May (28-29). Namely, three days of entertainment with a Basildon scent. (...)

    Watch stream of Depeche Mode showcase show in Vienna

    READ MORE | Posted on 04/11/13

    Depeche Mode recently performed a special showcase in Vienna as a warm up for their 'Delta Machine' world tour. (...)

    Depeche Mode launch 'Soothe My Soul' video + unofficial Dominatrix remix

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/28/13

    Out now is the newest Depeche Mode video for 'Soothe My Soul', probably the best track on their newest album 'Delta Machine' after 'All that's mine'. (...)

    Win the Depeche Mode 'Delta Machine' 2LP/2CD/single packet !

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/24/13

    You can now win the above Depeche Mode packet holding the 'Delta Machine' 2CD, 2LP and the 'Heaven' 2-track single all in one. (...)

    Stream the complete Depeche Mode album 'Delta Machine' on iTunes

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/19/13

    While leaks of the new Depeche Mode album 'Delta Machine' have gone viral, there's also another way to listen to the new Depeche Mode album without the fuzz of downloading possible virus infested zip-files (or wasting bandwidth): stream it on iTunes. (...)

    Entire Depeche Mode 9-track 'David Letterman' webcast performance hits Soundcloud

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/12/13

    Yesterday evening Depeche Mode performed live on the David Letterman show. For those who missed it last night, you can see a high quality video that got upped a few moments ago. But more alluring to the fans is probably the fact that the full concert was upped on Soundcloud too. (...)

    Depeche Mode announces North American dates for upcoming tour - here they are

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/11/13

    Since the official site is down, here are the North American dates for Depeche Mode. Depeche Mode will play 'Live on Letterman' later tonight. (...)

    Anton Corbijn's source for Depeche Mode's 'Songs of Faith and Devotion' cover : a Mark Rothko painting

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/01/13

    This one comes from a Side-Line reader who discovered where Anton Corbijn got his idea for making the Depeche Mode 'Songs of Faith and Devotion' album (1993) cover. The source was a painting by Mark Rothko, namely 'Black on Maroon' (1958). (...)

    2 new Depeche Mode bios annex compendiums to reach the market

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/27/13

    A new Depeche Mode album also pushes satellite releases, such as unofficial biographies and more. In the next 3 months you'll get your hands on 2 new books, which are clearly for the German market only, unless you also speak/read German that is. (...)

    Depeche Mode drummer Christian Eigner launches own website + promises to upload unreleased tracks from collaborations

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/23/13

    Austria born Christian Eigner has launched his own website at christian-eigner.com . The Austrian got wider recognition since performing with Depeche Mode's live band (since 1997), as drummer, occasional backing vocalist and, more recently, occasional keyboard player on 2009's 'Tour of the Universe'. (...)

    Martin Gore (Depeche Mode) records track with Frank Ocean

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/13

    American hip hop singer-songwriter Frank Ocean has recorded a track together with Depeche Mode's Martin Gore and The Knife producer and Delta Machine collaborator Christoffer Berg. (...)

    Depeche Mode release live studio version new single 'Heaven' - hear/watch it here

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/15/13

    Just like they did in the past with a few songs, Depeche Mode has now also released a live studio version of 'Heaven'. (...)

    Martin Gore (Depeche Mode) featured on James Benitez track 'Martin Gore' for 'Sound of Cologne' compilation

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/14/13

    Out on February 15th is the 5th volume in the 'Sound of Cologne' series. On that 27-track compilation you'll also find the electro dance track 'Martin Gore' by James Benitez. (...)

    Exclusive Daniel Miller Blueprint mix pops online - listen

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/07/13

    We Fear Silence presents the next installment of Blueprint on Saturday 16th February, with Rotterdam boy and veteran in the scene, Speedy J taking the stage at the Cable arches. (...)

    Gareth Jones gives seminar for studio professionals in The Netherlands

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/07/13

    On March 18 producer/engineer Gareth Jones will be giving a seminar in a series organized by the Britisch Music Producers Guild and the Legacy Studio. Place to be: the Legacy Studio in Zwaagdijk-Oost, The Netherlands. (...)

    First unofficial remix in for Depeche Mode's 'Heaven' track... by Dominatrix !

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/05/13

    Out now is a rather juicy mix of Depeche Mode's 'Heaven' single which is actually way better than all the official ones together. Not surprisingly the track was remixed by Germany's Dominatrix who already delivered extremely well done Front 242 and Yazoo remixes. (...)

    Parralox covers and remixes new Depeche Mode single 'Heaven'

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/05/13

    After the Leaether Strip cover, also Melbourne based act Parralox delivered their own cover version of the new Depeche Mode single 'Heaven' plus a 'Beautiful World' remix. (...)

    Depeche Mode documentary 'The Posters Came From The Walls' gets another London screening tonight

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/03/13

    There is a further screening of Nick Abrahams & Jeremy Deller's 'The Posters Came from the Walls' (also known as 'Our Hobby is Depeche Mode') documentary in London at the ICA this evening. (...)

    Here it is: the official video for Depeche Mode's 'Heaven'

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/01/13

    Published late last night, you can now watch the new video of Depeche Mode for the track 'Heaven' right after the jump. (...)

    Mute logo still appearing on new Sony released Depeche Mode single

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/30/13

    Some pointed out that there will be a Mute logo on the Depeche Mode's "Heaven" CD single. That's correct but the appearance of the logo is merely a symbolic thing only and has nothing to do with the Mute label. (...)

    Full details new Depeche Mode album 'Delta Machine' and single 'Heaven' - order now

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/24/13

    Depeche Modeo has announced that the official release date of 'Heaven', it will be February 1st instead. The same day the band will also release the official video for the track on VEVO. (...)

    Depeche Mode to release first new single 'Heaven' on January 25th

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/04/13

    According to Sony Germany, the new Depeche Mode single is called 'Heaven' and will be released January 25th. (...)

    Details new Depeche Mode video-shoot with Anton Corbijn end up on Instagram

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/03/13

    DepecheMode.de reports that images from a recent video-shoot from Depeche Mode have surfaced online. They more precisely ended up on the Instagram account of Mark Holmes late November. (...)

    Mute catalogue comes into BMG hands

    READ MORE | Posted on 12/22/12

    As it seems BMG has today acquired the Mute catalogue from Universal. (...)

    Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode) in 30 minute live concert video of Soulsavers - watch here (if you really need to)

    READ MORE | Posted on 12/15/12

    Available now is this video of Soulsavers and David Gahan performing a 30-minute concert at the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles earlier this summer. (...)

    Depeche Mode sign to Sony (Columbia)

    READ MORE | Posted on 12/11/12

    The news has now been officially confirmed, the band did indeed sign to Sony (Columbia). (...)

    Brotherhood record alternative version Depeche Mode track 'Photographic'

    READ MORE | Posted on 12/10/12

    The swedish duo Brotherhood have recorded a cover of the Depeche Mode track 'Photographic'. (...)

    Depeche Mode collaborators duo Eigner/Clayton release 'Wasp' video

    READ MORE | Posted on 11/26/12

    Out now on the YouTube streets is the 'Wasp' video, taken from the forthcoming debut EP from Eigner/Clayton aka the duo Christian Eigner and David Clayton. (...)

    Simon Cowell attacks 'weirdo' Martin Gore of Depeche Mode after Gore claimed he wanted to see him 'shot'

    READ MORE | Posted on 11/26/12

    It's war between Simon Cowell and Depeche Mode's Martin Gore. All started when the Depeche Mode songwriter claimed in an interview last week that he wanted to see Cowell 'shot'. (...)

    Dave Gahan (Depeche Mode): 'Alan was vital to the sound of Depeche Mode'

    READ MORE | Posted on 11/14/12

    The Slovenian website TopStar has a rather interesting Depeche Mode interview video up on their pages. (...)

    Depeche Mode sign with Sony Music (Columbia) - Side-Line Exclusive

    READ MORE | Posted on 11/07/12

    This is not official yet, but we have gotten confirmation from various sources that Depeche Mode has signed a record deal with Sony Music. (...)

    Listen to the first new Depeche Mode material + all the EU tour dates

    READ MORE | Posted on 10/23/12

    The video collage you can view below aired during the Depeche Mode press conference in Paris. It holds the first new material by Depeche Mode and was probably the most exciting item during the conference which was for the rest filled with a very boring Q&A. (...)

    Follow the Depeche Mode press conference right here

    READ MORE | Posted on 10/23/12

    You can stream the press conference right here. (...)

    Depeche Mode to call it quits with final tour and album?

    READ MORE | Posted on 10/23/12

    The electro pop act Depeche Mode will call it quits after being 32 years in business. That is at least the latest rumor. The band would release a final album and go on a final tour before calling it quits (for the moment being that is, we all know those reunions a few years later don't we). (...)

    New 'Somebody' remix Depeche Mode vs Scala pops up online

    READ MORE | Posted on 10/17/12

    It's the time of the year for unofficial remixes you'd think. After the delicious (to most that is) remix of Yazoo's 'Don't Go', we now get a remix of 'Somebody' by the duo Freedom Scott Allen and Fabian Geyrhalter aka Happiness Won. (...)

    Depeche Mode reveals new logo - parodies pop up

    READ MORE | Posted on 10/09/12

    Remember the ashtray logo from Depeche Mode's last album 'Sounds of the universe' and its single 'Wrong' (what's in a name) or the Simpson ghost comparison from 'Playing the angel'? The new Depeche Mode logo is getting exactly the same treatment again since it was revealed a few days ago. (...)

    Depeche Mode to announce dates world tour 2013/2014 in October, in Paris

    READ MORE | Posted on 09/29/12

    The German fan site depechemode.de reports that the British trio Depeche Mode will be announcing the dates for their 2013/2014 world tour on October 23rd in Paris. (...)

    Vince Clarke returns with cover Depeche Mode penned track 'Fly On The Windscreen'

    READ MORE | Posted on 09/18/12

    A while back Twitter followers of Vince Clarke could read that he had started a Kollaboration with the 36-year old Norwegian singer Ane Brun. (...)

    Anton Corbijn bio pic goes 'Inside Out' - watch the trailer + Depeche Mode feature

    READ MORE | Posted on 09/11/12

    'Anton Corbijn - Inside Out' by director Klaartje Quirijns is a brand new 80 mins picture portrait of the iconic and workaholic photographer. Over the years Corbijn has worked with some of the biggest names in the world including Joy Division, Depeche Mode, Front 242, David Bowie, Clint Eastwood, R.E.M., U2 and so on. (...)

    Excellent unofficial Depeche Mode Video for 'Route 66' hits the web

    READ MORE | Posted on 09/11/12

    Polish Depeche Mode fans are quite inventive when it comes to making fan made videos (see also our articles on 'LipDub for the Masses' and 'Shadows for the Masses'). This time they have tackled the Depeche Mode cover 'Route 66' . (...)

    WARNING - Fake Depeche Mode vinyl promo holding 18 demos being sold on eBay

    READ MORE | Posted on 08/24/12

    eBay and counterfeit products, it stays a rather grey zone. A few days ago we received a mail from a reader asking if this vinyl white label titled 'Depeche Mode Demos & Alternate Version' was a genuine official release. (...)

    Depeche Mode 3-track demo - listen now

    READ MORE | Posted on 08/24/12

    Last year a certain Depeche Mode news item got quite some attention. It revealed that three vintage demos from Depeche Mode had surfaced. (...)

    Mute label boss Daniel Miller to be honored with Pioneer Award at AIM Awards 2012

    READ MORE | Posted on 08/02/12

    Earlier today the Mute HQ tweeted out that Daniel Miller will be honored with the Pioneer Award at the AIM Awards 2012. (...)

    Vince Clarke & Martin L. Gore project VCMG returns with 3rd EP 'Aftermaths'

    READ MORE | Posted on 07/25/12

    Out on August 21st is the 3rd EP taken from the debut album 'Ssss' by the Vince Clarke & Martin L. Gore project VCMG, 'Aftermaths'. (...)

    Mute to buy back its catalogue from EMI thanks to Universal ?

    READ MORE | Posted on 07/23/12

    Things are moving in funny ways in the musicbusiness world but the Karma lift may have just reached the Mute floor... Listen up, it's rather complex. (...)

    Alan Wilder to rejoin Depeche Mode ? We tried asking him...

    READ MORE | Posted on 07/19/12

    In the past couple of days an online frenzy has broken loose as the official Depeche Mode Facebook page posted a still taken from the 'Policy of truth' video accompanied by the line: 'Never again / Is what you swore'. (...)

    Depeche Mode re-enter studio for 3rd recording session

    READ MORE | Posted on 07/10/12

    According to the German Depeche Mode fan site DepecheMode.de, Depeche Mode have started 3rd recording session for their new album. (...)

    Unconfirmed Depeche Mode world tour 2013/2014 EU dates pop up online and spread like a virus

    READ MORE | Posted on 07/05/12

    For the past few hours, lots of Depeche Mode fans have started getting very excited. The reason why? Unconfirmed tour dates for the upcoming Depeche Mode tour for 2013/2014 - the EU leg - have been posted on fora and mailing lists. (...)

    VCMG goes Sssssnakish on debut album - out now

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/14/12

    Out now via Mute is VCMG's 'Ssss' debut album. Here's the track listing. (...)

    VCMG return with 2nd EP 'Single Blip'

    READ MORE | Posted on 03/06/12

    Out on February 28th is the newest VCMG single 'Blip'. 'Blip' is the second single taken from the band's forthcoming album 'Ssss', out on March 13. (...)

    Node (Flood, ...) back with first album in 17 years - send your money

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/20/12

    Node, an analogue synth heavy project consisting of the two producers Flood (Depeche Mode, Nitzer Ebb, Nine Inch Nails, Orbital etc etc) and Ed Buller (Suede, Pulp, The Raincoats) plus composer Dave Bessell, return with a brand new album. (...)

    'Just Can't Get Enough - The Making of Depeche Mode', this time by Simon Spence

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/13/12

    There's a yet another Depeche Mode biography on the bookstore shelves: 'Just Can't Get Enough - The Making of Depeche Mode'. This one was penned by Simon Spence who collaborated with Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham on the memoirs 'Stoned' and '2Stoned'. (...)

    Soulsavers joined in studio by Depeche Mode vocalist Dave Gahan

    READ MORE | Posted on 02/07/12

    Soulsavers, the band that supported Depeche Mode during the European leg of their 'Tour of the Universe' in late 2009, have recorded a project with Depeche Mode's Dave Gahan on vocals. (...)

    New Depeche Mode album out by 2013

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/30/12

    In an interview with the German magazine Sonic Seducer Martin Gore has confirmed that the new Depeche Mode record will be out at the latest in early 2013. (...)

    Kids and Depeche Mode - it does work out

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/29/12

    A Depeche Mode tribute video for the song 'Everything counts' has gotten some viral love on YouTube thanks to the special line-up of a certain Dicken featuring Milah and Korben. Milah being a 6 year old girl and Korben a 4 year old toddler. (...)

    Depeche Mode live DVD 'Feel you (Live 1982)' to be released? It's a bootleg

    READ MORE | Posted on 01/04/12

    Out on January 27th is the Depeche Mode live DVD 'Feel you (Live 1982)'. But allas... (...)

    DM Baar in Tallinn (Estonia) - THE Depeche Mode bar in Europe

    READ MORE | Posted on 12/31/11

    Never underestimate the popularity of Depeche Mode in Eastern Europe. Anyway if you've always wanted to get pissed with a bunch of strangers and sing along to 'Enjoy the Silence' then this is the place for you. (...)

    Chaos All Stars release a neverending cover album starting with Depeche Mode's Enjoy The Silence

    READ MORE | Posted on 12/26/11

    Swedish electro/EBM/alternative music act Chaos All Stars are to release of a cover album that is neverending: 'Neverending Coverage'. (...)

    MOTOR feat. Martin L. Gore video for 'Man Made Machine' out now

    READ MORE | Posted on 12/26/11

    Bryan Black and Oly Grasset, who together form the act MOTOR, have shifted gears and recorded a song-based vocal album entitled 'Man Made Machine'. The first single also titled 'Man Made Machine', features the vocals of none other than Depeche Mode's Martin L. Gore. (...)

    VCMG EP 'Spock' download and vinyl available now - Martin Gore & Vince Clarke

    READ MORE | Posted on 12/17/11

    You can now purchase the first 2 VCMG Eps 'Spock' and 'Spock (remixes)' in different formats. (...)

    Stream complete VCMG track 'Spock' - Martin Gore & Vince Clarke

    READ MORE | Posted on 12/01/11

    You can now listen to the complete streaming of the first VCMG track 'Spock'. The track can be streamed right after the jump! (...)

    Depeche Mode plan new album and tour - recordings to start in March?

    READ MORE | Posted on 11/29/11

    Depeche Mode have arranged to meet in January 2012 to discuss the plans for a new studio album. We hope there will be talks on the musical direction to follow as well, because let's be honest, the 2009 released 'Sounds of the Universe', was basically the worst Depeche Mode album ever released. (...)

    Vince Clarke and Martin Lee Gore aka VCMG announce 'Spock' EP for December release

    READ MORE | Posted on 11/21/11

    Fresh from the Mute headquarters come the first details on the previously announced collaboration between the founding members of Depeche Mode, Vince Clarke and Martin Lee Gore under the VCMG moniker. (...)

    Listen to Depeche Mode's cover of U2's 'So Cruel'

    READ MORE | Posted on 10/25/11

    The first tracks from the U2 tribute by Q magazine have been leaked. Here's already Depeche Mode's rendition of 'So cruel'. (...)

    Q releases track list U2 tribute album 'AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered' featuring Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, Garbage, Depeche Mode, ...

    READ MORE | Posted on 10/10/11

    Early September we announced that Depeche Mode had covered U2's 'So cruel' for a tribute to coincide with the 20th anniversary of 'Achtung Baby'. The full track list for the Q magazine powered tribute album, titled 'AHK-toong BAY-bi Covered', has now been announced by U2. (...)

    Susan Boyle vs Depeche Mode's 'Enjoy the silence' - listen now !

    READ MORE | Posted on 09/29/11

    Her version of Depeche Mode's 'Enjoy the silence' has now hit the web! You get it right after the jump! (...)

    Susan Boyle covers Depeche Mode's 'Enjoy the silence' - horror oh horror

    READ MORE | Posted on 09/19/11

    Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle has been convinced by her management and label that covering electro pop classics would be a good move. (...)

    Depeche Mode's 'Devotional' drum kit back on the market

    READ MORE | Posted on 09/14/11

    If you follow us on Facebook or on Twitter you might have read last week that we got info that the Depeche Mode's 'Devotional' drum kit would be put back on the market. It has now been confirmed by the Recoil headquarters. (...)

    Depeche Mode covers U2's 'So cruel' for 20th anniversary 'Achtung Baby'

    READ MORE | Posted on 09/07/11

    While Depeche Mode gear was fetching record prices in Manchester members of Depeche Mode and Glasvegas announced that they have recorded U2 covers. (...)

    Depeche Mode guitar goes for a whopping 10.400 UK Pound at Depeche Mode auction

    READ MORE | Posted on 09/03/11

    The Knight Gretsch guitar, one of the most wanted pieces fetched a massive 10.400 UK Pound today at the Depeche Mode 'Collected' auction in Manchester. (...)

    Depeche Mode label-less after remix album 'Remixes 2: 81-11' - Live Nation the next partner?

    READ MORE | Posted on 06/13/11

    We talked about it already a while ago, but Martin Gore has confirmed it now in a Vanity Fair Q&A; the band will be label-less after the 'Remixes 2: 81-11' CD release. (...)

    Cousins Nephews of Depeche Mode's Martin Gore go Basic - and it's rather bad, really bad

    READ MORE | Posted on 06/08/11

    If you have a famous musician as an uncle, then why not have some of his fame shine on your very own band? That is exactly what happens to Basic, the band formed by Martin Gore's cousins Louis Hyde and Dean Oldfield. Except, we are not impressed. (...)

    Out now: 2nd and final volume in Depeche Mode tribute series from Alfa Matrix label

    READ MORE | Posted on 06/06/11

    Out now via iTunes and related download stores, plus via alfa-matrix.com on a 2CD, is the 2CD compilation "Alfa Matrix re:covered vol. 2 - a tribute to Depeche Mode". (...)

    'It's the production stupid' - This is how Depeche Mode sounds like with Alan Wilder

    READ MORE | Posted on 06/02/11

    As you all know by now, Alan Wilder was invited to make a remix of a more recent Depeche Mode track for the new Depeche Mode remix album 'Remixes 2: 81-11' - out June 6. Here's our verdict! (...)

    Side-Line Music exclusive : download FREE Depeche Mode remix on Side-Line Facebook page

    READ MORE | Posted on 05/29/11

    Twitter and Facebook followers have sensed it since Saturday already that we were up to something nice for today. So here's the deal: in collaboration with EMI Belgium Side-Line Magazine offers every friend of our Side-Line Facebook page the exclusive 'Sister of night' (Ida Engberg's Walking Through The Light Dub) remix for free download. (...)

    Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots) covers Depeche Mode's 'But not tonight'

    READ MORE | Posted on 05/23/11

    Our colleagues from Slicing Up Eyeballs inform about a video from Scott Weiland (best-known as frontman from grunge act Stone Temple Pilots) covering Depeche Mode's 'But not tonight'. Video after the jump. (...)

    'Depeche Mode did not steal any samples from Einstürzende Neubauten' says Gareth Jones

    READ MORE | Posted on 05/17/11

    During our Short Circuit live Twitter coverage, namely during the 'Fast forward/Pause/Rewind' session with producer Gareth Jones, fellow Twitter users could learn live that Gareth Jones finally dismissed the 'myth' that Depeche Mode would have nicked samples from Einstürzende Neubauten whilst recording 'People are People'. (...)

    Motor feat. Martin Gore on 'Man Made Machine' track - listen to the track

    READ MORE | Posted on 05/12/11

    BBC 6 Radio has aired the Motor and Martin Gore collaboration, called 'Man Made Machine'. You can hear the song on Side-Line ! (...)

    Here's the new Depeche Mode video for 'Personal Jesus' (Stargate Remix)

    READ MORE | Posted on 05/10/11

    'Personal Jesus' (The Stargate Mix) by Depeche Mode is the leading remix of 'Personal Jesus' by the production team Stargate. (...)

    Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan covers Joy Division, Bowie and Damned classics at MusiCares MAP FundSM benefit concert

    READ MORE | Posted on 05/07/11

    Next to sets by Jane's Addiction, Ozomatli and Paramore, also Dave Gahan performed a few songs (8 in total) including cover versions of Joy Division, David Bowie and the Damned. Here's is the live recording of 'Love Will Tear Us Apart'... (...)

    Alfa Matrix launches 2nd and final volume in Depeche Mode tribute series

    READ MORE | Posted on 04/30/11

    Out by early June 2011 - but available now in pre-order - is the 2CD compilation 'Alfa Matrix re:covered vol. 2 - a tribute to Depeche Mode'. The first volume of this Depeche Mode cover album received a more than successful echo from both indie and mainstream worlds; nevertheless it was the label's intention to keep it a one-off project. (...)

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    READ MORE | Posted on 04/01/15

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    READ MORE | Posted on 04/01/15

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    READ MORE | Posted on 03/30/15

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    READ MORE | Posted on 03/30/15

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    READ MORE | Posted on 03/25/15

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    READ MORE | Posted on 03/25/15

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    READ MORE | Posted on 03/25/15

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    READ MORE | Posted on 03/24/15

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    READ MORE | Posted on 03/21/15

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