1. Depeche Mode Release Cover Video of Bowie's 'Heroes' On Its 40th Anniversary

    September 22, 2017 11:34 AM EDT Depeche Mode  included David Bowie 's "Heroes" on the set list throughout the Europe and North American legs of the Global Spirit Tour, and in celebration of the iconic song's 40th anniversary Friday (Sept. 22), the band unleashed an official cover video.  In the video,…

  2. The 20 Best Depeche Mode Songs: Critic's Picks

    September 20, 2017 10:54 AM EDT In  Depeche Mode 's 32-year history, the synth-rock group has tackled countless subjects across the ordinary and taboo, including suicide, politics, romance, greed, LGBT rights, xenophobia, personal insecurity, religious zealotry, sexual freedom, drug addiction, and more. Have you ever…

  3. Depeche Mode Cancel Tampa Show Due to Hurricane Irma Damage, Hope to Keep Miami Date

    September 12, 2017 5:59 PM EDT Depeche Mode have canceled their concert scheduled for Wednesday at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater in Tampa, Florida, due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma over the weekend. The band posted a statement to its website , saying they “have looked at all options available to…

  4. Feels Like Home: Depeche Mode Delight at New York's Madison Square Garden

    September 12, 2017 7:38 AM EDT Despite originally coming to American awareness as one of the quintessential bands of U.K. new wave, Depeche Mode took the stage of Madison Square Garden for the second time in three nights on Monday (Sept. 11) as something like hometown heroes. Frontman Dave Gahan has lived in New York for…

  5. Depeche Mode's Global Spirit Tour Rakes in $46.5 Million (and Counting)

    June 22, 2017 10:05 PM EDT Depeche Mode tops Billboard’s latest tally of Hot Tours (see list below) with $46.5 million in box office revenue reported from 613,701 sold seats at the first 17 venues on the band’s Global Spirit tour. With shows booked in three continents through next March, the world tour kicked off with…

  6. Depeche Mode's 'Spirit' Starts at No. 1 on Top Rock Albums Chart

    March 29, 2017 1:03 PM EDT The alt-dance vets land their latest leader. On the Billboard 200, the set is their first top five effort since 2009. Depeche Mode launches at No. 1 on Billboard 's Top Rock Albums and Alternative Albums charts (dated April 8) with Spirit , which bows as the band's third leader on…

  7. Rick Ross & Depeche Mode Bound for Top 10 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart

    March 24, 2017 10:49 AM EDT Rick Ross and Depeche Mode are heading for debuts in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 albums chart next week, according to industry forecasters. Ross’ Rather You Than Me and Depeche Mode’s Spirit  (both released March 17) could each start in the top 5 of the chart dated April 8.…

  8. The 10 Most Underrated Depeche Mode Singles: Critic's Take

    March 18, 2017 1:50 PM EDT Alt-rock icons Depeche Mode are undoubtedly one of the best singles bands of the last 40 years, with a uniformly strong catalog that dates back to the vivacious, synth-soaked new wave of 1981's "Dreaming of Me" and "Just Can't Get Enough," and goes right up to…

  9. Depeche Mode Strut Revolutionary 'Spirit' on New Album: Listen

    March 17, 2017 3:28 AM EDT In these strange, uncertain times, trust the creatives to ask the tough questions. Depeche Mode’s latest album Spirit , which dropped overnight, does just that as the veteran British band explores the zeitgeist . It's a journey into the dark places.  From the opening bars of “Going…

  10. The Landscape Is Changing: Depeche Mode Singer Dave Gahan on the Band's World-Weary, Pissed-Off New Album 'Spirit'

    March 14, 2017 11:17 AM EDT Over their nearly four decades together as a band, British synth-rock icons Depeche Mode have released 13 albums, topped the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, toured the world countless times, and garnered enough acclaim and influence to be nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.…

  11. Depeche Mode Notches 20th Alternative Songs Hit With 'Where's the Revolution'

    March 08, 2017 5:50 PM EST The lead single from the band’s upcoming album “Spirit” starts at No. 40, making Depeche Mode one of 16 acts to chart 20 songs on the airplay ranking. Only 16 acts have charted at least 20 songs on Billboard ’s Alternative Songs airplay chart, and Depeche Mode is now one of them. “Where’s the…

  12. Depeche Mode Says Support From Alt-Right Figure Is 'Ridiculous'

    February 23, 2017 2:27 PM EST Reviled alt-right figure Richard Spencer managed to get some attention on Thursday morning (Feb. 23) without getting punched in the face, though he did, metaphorically, sucker-punch someone else after getting tossed from the conservative CPAC gathering outside Washington, D.C. According to…

  13. Big Sean, Eminem's 'No Favors' Debuts at No. 3 on Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks Chart

    February 10, 2017 1:37 PM EST Big Sean ’s “No Favors,” featuring a potent guest turn by Eminem , blasts to a No. 3 debut on the Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks chart (dated Feb. 18). Billboard + Twitter Top Tracks (which began in June 2014) is a weekly ranking of the most shared and/or mentioned songs on Twitter in the U.S…

  14. Depeche Mode's Future is Grim in 'Where's the Revolution' Video: Watch

    February 09, 2017 11:28 AM EST The future does not look bright in the Anton Corbjin-directed video for Depeche Mode 's "Where's the Revolution" single from their upcoming 14th studio album, Spirit (March 17).  Shot in muted black and white, the clip finds singer Dave Gahan  standing in a tall wooden…

  15. Sunset Marquis: Secrets of Rock 'n' Roll's Wild Hotel

    May 28, 2015 6:16 PM EDT U2 's tour manager, Dennis Sheehan, passed away recently at the Sunset Marquis hotel, a Los Angeles institution with a history of hosting rock royalty.  This story first appeared in the Feb. 15 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. When it comes to hotels, Hollywood’s A-list…

  16. Take That Tops 500,000 In First Week U.K. Sales

    November 22, 2010 7:15 AM EST Take That made a century's-best debut atop the U.K. album chart, as "Progress" (Polydor/Universal) recorded the biggest first-week sales for any album in the market for 13 years, according to the Official Charts Company. Meanwhile, British pop outfit JLS scored their fourth U.K…

  17. Bon Jovi, Rihanna Top Euro Chart

    November 18, 2010 8:41 AM EST Bon Jovi 's "Greatest Hits - The Ultimate Collection" (Mercury/Universal) withstands debuts by James Blunt , Susan Boyle and Depeche Mode to retain the leadership of Billboard's European Albums chart. Meanwhile, Rihanna commands a third week atop European Hot 100 Singles…

  18. Paul Van Dyk Pumps Up The 'Volume'

    June 05, 2009 5:26 PM EDT He's working a new best-of compilation, a fresh remix of his first big hit, an iPhone app, a video game score and an upcoming 17 shows in 17 days North American tour. But Paul van Dyk is most excited about his next album. "I'm pretty much in the writing phase right now,"…

  19. Coldplay, Jay-Z, NIN Headline First Pemberton Festival

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Billboard.com has learned that Coldplay, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Jay-Z and Nine Inch Nails will headline the first-ever Pemberton Festival, set for July 25-27 in Pemberton, B.C. Billboard.com has learned that Coldplay, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Jay-Z and Nine Inch Nails…

  20. Duff Explores Her Dance Side On 'Dignity'

    February 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Hilary Duff explores a more dance-driven sound on her upcoming album, "Dignity," due April 3 via Hollywood. Among the contributors to the project were Kara DioGuardi, Tim & Bob, the Black Eyed Pea Hilary Duff explores a more dance-driven sound on her upcoming album, "…

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