Depeche Mode

  1. Staples Center Reports Record Year for Concerts

    December 16, 2013 6:45 AM EST Sold-out, multiple-night stands by the likes of One Direction, Taylor Swift and Depeche Mode have made 2013 an unprecedented year for concerts at Staples Center. The 14-year-old venue in downtown Los Angeles, owned and operated by AEG, hosted 53 c ...

  2. Backbeat Byte: Depeche Mode, Live Nation Execs Celebrate Sold-Out Staples Center Shows

    October 11, 2013 12:22 PM EDT Before playing the first of three sell-outs at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sept. 28th, Depeche Mode celebrated with the team that helped make it possible: manager Jonathan Kessler , Live Nation EVP of booking for Southern California/Las ...

  3. 5 Questions with Daniel Miller, Founder of Mute Group of Companies

    June 12, 2013 12:41 AM EDT Simple question. What do Depeche Mode, Nick Cave, Moby, Richie Hawtin and Goldfrapp all have in common? Anyone who knows their “indie” music will know the answer: Daniel Miller. The British music man built a culture with his Mute brand, which he ...

  4. Daniel Miller Says Mute Group Positioned for Growth, Bolsters Exec Team

    May 21, 2013 4:53 AM EDT Two-and-a half-years have passed since Daniel Miller and his Mute brand split from EMI and returned to the "independent" community. Now, the British exec is confident his Mute group of companies is positioned for growth, and he's ...

  5. Depeche Mode To Sit For First SXSW Interview

    March 06, 2013 5:56 AM EST Depeche Mode will give a rare conference appearance this March when they sit for an on-stage interview at South by Southwest. It’ll be the veteran British alternative rock group’s first visit to SXSW, and one of their first public outings since si ...

  6. Depeche Mode Sign Worldwide Deal With Columbia Records

    December 11, 2012 8:45 AM EST Depeche Mode has signed a new worldwide deal with Columbia Records and will release a new album in March 2013. The band, comprised of Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy 'Fletch' Fletcher and managed by Jonathan Kessler, had previously spen ...

  7. Depeche Mode Signs with William Morris Endeavor

    November 13, 2012 6:59 PM EST Depeche Mode has signed with William Morris Endeavor for representation in North and South America. The group was previously represented in those territories by Creative Artists Agency. Depeche Mode will release its 13th studio album in spring 201 ...

  8. Mute Launches Liberation Technologies Label

    January 26, 2012 4:52 PM EST Mute records today announced the launch of Liberation Technologies, a new label focused on electronic music. The label will be headed by Patrick O'Neill and distributed worldwide by S T Holdings. The label's first release is 'Spring ...

  9. Mute Moves Into Management

    November 30, 2010 12:00 AM EST The Mute label, relaunched as an independent by original founder Daniel Miller albeit with an elaborate arrangement with EMI , has revealed plans to enter the artist/producer management business. The new version of Mute was unveiled in September a ...

  10. Mute Goes Indie Again, EMI Keeps Depeche Mode

    September 22, 2010 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music and Mute found Daniel Miller have reached an agreement over the future of the label, which will once again be independent - albeit with a label services deal with EMI, who will also take a minority stake. The label specializing in altern ...

  11. Chart Beat Wednesday: Straight No Chaser, Tim McGraw, Depeche Mode

    December 02, 2009 12:00 AM EST AS ONLY THEY 'CAN-CAN': After melding Toto's "Africa" into last year's No. 5-peaking Adult Contemporary hit "The 12 Days of Christmas," buzzworthy a capella act Straight No Chaser enters the chart at No. 27 ...

  12. Zebralution To Distribute Moby Album

    June 23, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Moby's new independently released album "Wait For Me" will be digitally distributed across Europe by Zebralution. The New York-based electronic music artist is releasing the album via his own Little Idiot label after a long relation ...

  13. Secondary Ticket Service Denies German Court Ban

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Smartfox Media has hit back after Frankfurt-based promoter Marek Lieberberg Konzertagentur (MLK) claimed victory in a legal battle over secondary tickets being sold on the Ventic online platform for Depeche Mode concerts in Germany. "Smartfox ...

  14. Depeche Mode Pulls O2 Date After Singer's Surgery

    May 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode is to reschedule its London O2 Arena show and cancel some European appearances after the full extent of singer Dave Gahan's illness was revealed. The singer suffered a severe bout of gastroenteritis on May 12, leading to his hosp ...

  15. Depeche Mode Singer In Hospital In Athens

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode lead singer David Gahan is not well enough to perform in Athens on Wednesday, concert organizers said, a day after he was rushed to hospital moments before he was to appear on stage. Tuesday night's concert north of the Greek cap ...

  16. Depeche Mode Soars To European Albums Summit

    April 30, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode races 67-1 on European Top 100 Albums with its new, 12th studio set "Sounds of the Universe" (Mute/EMI), while Lady Gaga's "Poker Face" (Interscope/Universal) moves into a tenth week atop European Hot 100 Sing ...

  17. Lollapalooza Taps Kings Of Leon, Jane's Addiction

    March 08, 2009 12:00 AM EST Kings of Leon will be among the headliners of this year's Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits festivals, Billboard sources have confirmed. Depeche Mode, the Beastie Boys and Jane's Addiction are also playing Lollapalooza, which takes pla ...

  18. Depeche Mode Headed For iTunes Season Pass

    February 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST The iTunes Season Pass, which has proven to be a popular option for TV shows offered via the store, is being brought to music. Depeche Mode will be the first music artist to offer content through the Season Pass model. In advance of the band' ...

  19. Depeche Mode Unveils Summer Tour Plans

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST As expected, Depeche Mode will tour North America this summer, beginning July 24 in Toronto. Venues have yet to be announced for the trek, which runs through Sept. 5 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. The band will be out in support of its new album, Sounds ...

  20. Richie Set For Echo Awards Honor

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST During the Feb. 21 Echo Awards at the O2 World Arena in Berlin, Lionel Richie will be receiving a special award in recognition of the entire achievements of the legendary Motown label as well as his own lifetime achievements. Richie will also be p ...

  21. Depeche Mode To Debut 'Wrong' At Echo Awards

    February 03, 2009 12:00 AM EST Depeche Mode will debut their new single "Wrong" at the 18th Echo German Music Awards at Berlin's O2 World on Feb. 21. The appearance by the U.K. synth-pop veterans, which is televised live on German TV, is billed as a "worldwi ...

  22. Depeche Mode Announces Euro Tour

    October 06, 2008 12:00 AM EDT U.K. synth-pop act Depeche Mode presented its plans for the “Tour of the Universe 2009" during an announcement at the Olympiastadion in Berlin. In front of over 350 media representatives from all over Europe and about 1,000 fans today (Oct. 6 ...

  23. Moyet, Clarke Reunite For Yazoo Dates

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Yazoo, the early 1980s U.K. chart duo of Alison Moyet and Vince Clarke that was known as Yaz in the U.S., has announced a short reunion tour that will see it play live for the first time in 25 years. The five-date U.K. tour will start June 4 in Gl ...

  24. EMI Publishing, Mute HQ Relocate

    September 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The London headquarters of EMI Music Publishing and Mute Records are moving house. In mid-September, EMI Publishing will move from its long-time offices on Charing Cross Road to EMI Group's Wrights Lane premises. An EMI insider says the decis ...

  25. George Michael Starts At No. 1 In Europe

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Hits set holds off Depeche Mode. Hits set holds off Depeche Mode. News ...

  26. EMI Strikes Content Pact With Jamba

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has struck a mobile music products agreement with digital entertainment service provider Jamba. Music from heavyweight EMI acts such as the Rolling Stones, Coldplay, Depeche Mode, Queen and EMI Music has struck a mobile music products ag ...

  27. EMI Strikes Content Pact With Jamba

    November 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music has struck a mobile music products agreement with digital entertainment service provider Jamba. Music from heavyweight EMI acts such as the Rolling Stones, Coldplay, Depeche Mode, Queen and EMI Music has struck a mobile music products ag ...

  28. EMI, Archos Pre-Load Depeche Mode

    October 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music France and French multimedia device manufacturer Archos have launched two limited-edition portable players pre-loaded with music and videos from British alternative rock act Depeche Mode. EMI Music France and French multimedia device man ...

  29. Coachella Kicks Off, Day One Highlights

    May 01, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Depeche, Kanye, Daft Punk. Depeche Mode, Kanye West and Daft Punk highlighted the first day of the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif., which drew a record crowd of 60,000 people to the Empire Polo Field. Depeche Mode close ...

  30. Depeche Mode Canceling Opening Night Of Tour

    November 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Depeche Mode is canceling the opening night of its North American arena tour tomorrow (Nov. 2) at the Fort Lauderdale BankAtlantic Center due to power outages and curfew limitations post-Hurricane Wil Depeche Mode is canceling the opening night of ...

  31. Depeche Mode's 'Angel' Flies High In Europe

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the charts in a string of markets. The British alternative rock veteran's latest set "Playing the Depeche Mode makes a triumphant retu ...

  32. Depeche Mode's 'Angel' Flies High In Europe

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the charts in a string of markets. Depeche Mode makes a triumphant return to claim the top spot on European Top 100 Albums, after topping the ch ...

  33. Depeche Mode, iTunes Partner For Ticket Pre-Sale

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Offer tied in with album purchase. Depeche Mode has partnered with Apple's iTunes Music Store to offer early access to tickets for the veteran band's upcoming North American tour, the first such promotion the service has undertaken. Begi ...

  34. Cops Make Arrest Over Depeche Mode Pre-Release

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Police have arrested a Polish man alleged to have illegally made a Depeche Mode promo available to download ahead of its official release date. LONDON -- Police have arrested a Polish man alleged to have illegally made a Depeche Mode promo availab ...

  35. Cops Make Arrest Over Depeche Mode Pre-Release

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Police have arrested a Polish man alleged to have illegally made a Depeche Mode promo available to download ahead of its official release date. Police have arrested a Polish man alleged to have illegally made a Depeche Mode promo available to down ...

  36. Cops Make Arrest Over Depeche Mode Pre-Release

    August 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 'Precious' at center of Polish download violation. Police have arrested a Polish man alleged to have illegally made a Depeche Mode promo available to download ahead of its official release date. The man is understood to have cracked a se ...