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Watch an important announcement by Depeche Mode, live from Paris

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 marked yet another important milestone in the history of Electronic Beats. Earlier today we’ve been broadcasting an important live video announcement by synth pop legends Depeche Mode from Paris, France. From their beginnings in Basildon where they established themselves as synth pop pioneers, to global, stadium filling rockstars, via Dave Gahan’s brief flirtation with death, there’s few bands as storied as Depeche Mode. What’s the next chapter going to be? You know where you need to be to find out.

You’ll be able to watch a rerun of the stream as well as a summary of the initial press conference live stream with all hard facts and editorial commentary below.

Twitter and Instagram hashtag is #DepecheMode2013—follow us here.

6:19pm: Watch a rerun of the stream on Tuesday, Oct 23rd 9pm CET and Wednesday, Oct 24th 7pm CET
1:39pm: Big tour announcement, find all dates at the bottom of this page—ticket sale starts at 2pm today!
1:35pm: We’re live from Paris!
1:30pm: Countdown has started.
UPDATE: Tuesday, Oct 23, 11:54am: We’re getting ready for today’s Depeche Mode press conference. Watch the stream above, find our live coverage in here.

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Depeche Mode live in 2013:
May 7 Tel Aviv – Hayarkon Park
May 10 Athens – Terra Vibe
May 12 Sofia – Georgi Asparuhov Stadium
May 15 Bucharest – National Stadium
May 17 Istanbul – Kucukciftlik Park
May 19 Belgrade – Usce Park
May 21 Budapest – Puskas Ferenc Stadium
May 23 Zagreb – Hippodrome
May 25 Bratislava – Inter Stadium
May 28 London – O2 Arena
June 1 Munich – Olympic Stadium
June 3 Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz Arena
June 5 Frankfurt – Commerzbank Arena
June 7 Berne – Stade De Suisse
June 9 Berlin – Olympiastadion
June 11 Leipzig – Red Bull Arena
June 13 Copenhagen – Parken
June 15 Paris – Stade De France
June 17 Hamburg – Imtech Arena
June 22 Moscow – Locomotive Stadium
June 24 St. Petersburg – Skk Arena
June 27 Borlange – Peace & Love Festival (Stockholm)
June 29 Kiev – Olympic Stadium
July 3 Düsseldorf – Esprit Arena
July 7 Belgium – Rock Werchter Festival
July 11 Bilbao – Bbk Festival
July 13 Lisbon – Optimus Alive Festival
July 16 Nimes – Antic Arena
July 18 Milan – San Siro Stadium
July 20 Rome – Olympic Stadium
July 23 Prague – Synot Tip Arena
July 25 Warsaw – National Stadium
July 27 Vilnius – Vingis Park
July 29 Minsk – Arena

Published October 22, 2012.