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“We’re more than a band. We’re a cult.”

Be sure to catch an article on Depeche in the next issue of Q Magazine out September 26th. Not only are they on the cover, but Q follows the band around their North American Tour. Q describes it: "In the new issue of Q, out Tuesday, 26 September, we join Depeche Mode in North America to hear how the trio from Basildon, Essex have overcome heroin, alcoholism and breakdowns to become one of the world’s biggest bands. Niall Doherty speaks to frontman Dave Gahan near his home in New York and then heads out on the road with the band in Canada. “If I didn’t have all this, all the attention,...

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Heroes live from the Highline Sessions

In honor of it's 40th Anniversary, Depeche Mode have released a video of their amazing cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes.” They've never been shy about their admiration of Bowie, or the impression he had on memebers of the band, so this is a fitting tribute to one of their hero's. The video was directed by Tim Saccenti and we think he captured the mood of the cover perfectly! The cover was recorded live at the Highline Studios in New York, so be sure to check it out. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6yzrZfgQvI Director: Timothy Saccenti http://www.timothysaccenti.com Production: Radical...

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Depeche Mode’s longtime manager, Jonathan Kessler, to receive Artist & Manager Award

Jonathan "Baron" Kessler, the longtime manager of Depeche Mode, will be honoured with the Peter Grant Award at the Sixth Annual Artist & Manager Awards during the November 2017 event in London coordinated by the Music Managers Forum (MMF) and Featured Artist Coalition (FAC). Kessler's career with Depeche Mode began as a tour accountant on the Black Celebration Tour in 1986 and has evolved over the next several tours to being the band's first and exclusive manager. Regarding the presentation, Jonathan Kessler said, “I am thrilled, honoured and humbled to be considered and chosen to receive...

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Watch the video for Cover Me

The music video for the "Cover Me", the third single from Spirit, is out today and what a video it is! The video premiered via NPR and was directed by long-time DM artistic collaborator and friend, Anton Corbjn. We won't bore you with the details, just watch and feel the connection when two timeless artists come together. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8t5M9_Tvzk

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Tampa Show Cancelled

Due to the impact of Hurricane Irma in Florida, the show in Tampa has been cancelled. No word yet on Miami on the 15th, but we're all hoping they're able to play that night. If we get an info about another FL show cancellation, we'll share it. Sorry Tampa area Devotees, we feel your pain. Here's the official announcement from depechemode.com "We're disappointed to announce that due to the impact of Hurricane Irma on Tampa, we have been forced to cancel the September 13 show at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater. With our partners at Live Nation, we have looked at all options available...

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