This Week’s New Releases: Lande Hekt, Bicep And Steve Hackett

It’s a lovely mixed bag this week. Muncie Girls’ Lande Hekt has released her debut solo album, Steve Hackett has put out his first acoustic solo record since 2008’s ‘Tribute’, and Belfast duo Bicep have dropped LP #2. Still want more? Head below.

Årabrot – ‘The World Must Be Destroyed’ EP (Pelagic Records)

Arca – ‘Madre’ EP (XL Recordings)

Bicep – ‘Isles’ (Ninja Tune)

Here Lies Man – ‘Ritual Divination’ (RidingEasy Records)

James Yorkston and the Second Hand Orchestra – ‘The Wide, Wide River’ (Domino)

Jeremiah Fraites – ‘Piano Piano’ (Universal/Mercury KX)

Kiwi Jr. – ‘Cooler Returns’ (Sub Pop)

Lande Hekt – ‘Going To Hell’ (Get Better Records)

Lil Skies – ‘Unbothered’ (All We Got Ent. / Atlantic)

Lonely The Brave – ‘The Hope List’ (Easy Life)

LOVA – ‘Grown-ish’ (Universal)

M. Caye Castagnetto – ‘Leap Second’ (Castle Face)

Palberta – ‘Palberta5000’ (Wharf Cat Records)

Rhye – ‘Home’ (Loma Vista)

Steve Hackett – ‘Under A Mediterranean Sky’ (InsideOut)

Th1rt3eN and Pharoahe Monch – ‘A Magnificent Day For An Exorcism’ (Fat Beats)

Warduna – ‘Kvitravn’ (Sony)

Willie Jones – ‘Right Now’ (The Penthouse/Empire)

Yung – ‘Ongoing Dispute’ (PNKSLM)

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This Week’s New Releases: Zayn, Sleaford Mods And You Me At Six

Things are slowly picking up, with some big hitters dropping some very highly anticipated records on just the third week of the new year! Zayn has put out his third solo LP, having only announced it a week ago, Sleaford Mods have followed up 2019’s ‘Eton Alive’, and You Me At Six have dropped studio album #7.

Not your cup of tea? Head below for some more new releases.

Ashnikko – ‘DEMIDEVIL’ (Parlophone)

Beach Bunny – ‘Blame Game’ EP (Mom + Pop Music)

Buck Meek – ‘Two Saviors’ (Keeled Scales)

Emma Ruth Rundle / Thou – ‘The Helm Of Sorrow’ EP (Sacred Bones)

Frank Iero and the Future Violents – ‘Heaven Is A Place, This Is A Place’ EP (UNFD)

Kate Davis – ‘Strange Boy’ (Solitaire)

Midnight Sister – ‘Painting The Roses’ (Jagjaguwar)

Pom Poko – ‘Cheater’ (Bella Union)

Shame – ‘Drunk Tank Pink’ (Dead Oceans)

Sleaford Mods – ‘Spare Ribs’ (Rough Trade)

Various Artists – ‘The Influencers: Forever Who We Are (A Tribute To Saves The Day)’ (True State Entertainment)

You Me At Six – ‘SUCKAPUNCH’ (You Me At Six/AWAL Recordings)

Zayn – ‘Nobody Is Listening’ (RCA)

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Top Tickets This Week: Sleaford Mods, Shame, The Human League, Craig David, Chris Ramsey, Alan Carr and more

Sleaford Mods

Sleaford Mods have confirmed shows in Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin, Newcastle, Liverpool, Oxford, Nottingham, Cardiff, Bristol, London and Brighton between November 17 and December 3, 2021. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 15, the same day they drop their new LP, ‘Spare Ribs’.

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Shame

The London post-punks will kick off an autumn UK tour at Cardiff’s Tramshed on November 9 and conclude it at SWX in Bristol on November 26. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 15, the same day they release their new album, ‘Drunk Tank Pink’.

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The Human League

The Human League have added a Bath show to their winter tour plans following the closure of the Oasis Leisure Centre in Swindon. The synth-pop legends will play the Forum in Bath on the same date they were due to play in Swindon, December 14. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 15, with priority access being given to those who bought tickets for the Oasis.

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Craig David

Craig David has rescheduled his Hold That Thought Tour for a second time due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The vocalist has rearranged the UK arena run to spring 2022 and announced new TS5 shows in Glasgow and Newcastle. He also has a string of dates in the diary for the summer. Original tickets will be honoured, and the remaining tickets are on sale now.

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Chris Ramsey

Chris Ramsey has rescheduled his upcoming spring UK shows to 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic. He will now call in London, Basingstoke, Dartford, Grimsby, Scunthorpe, Durham, Loughborough, Buxton, Stockport, Blackburn, Crewe, Doncaster, Middlesbrough, Carlisle, Coventry, Bedford, Dorking, Guildford, Reading, Portsmouth, Yeovil, Dudley, Huddersfield, Nottingham, Arbroath, Falkirk, Aberdeen, Leicester, Shrewsbury, Dunstable, Poole, Leamington Spa, Isle Of Man, Isle Of Wight, Manchester, Hull, Harrogate, Birmingham, Sheffield, Cardiff and Glasgow between February 4 and May 17, 2022. Original tickets remain valid and the remainder are on sale now.

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Alan Carr

Due to demand, the comedian will take his Not Again, Alan! Tour to London’s Eventim Apollo on October 7 and 8, 2022. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on January 15.

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Also announced this week:

  • Combichrist will embark on the Europe Not My Enemy Tour in summer 2021
  • You Me At Six have announced an online event for January 16.
  • Adam Lambert has announced two global livestream shows at the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles on January 29.
  • Ash have rescheduled their 25th anniversary UK and Ireland shows to spring 2021 in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Josh Widdicombe has rescheduled his tour of the UK, which will now kick off in April 2021 and run until spring 2022.
  • Sir Michael Parkinson has announced An Evening With autumn UK tour.

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This Week’s New Releases: Viagra Boys, Passenger And Jazmine Sullivan

…and we’re back! Let’s bring the first week of 2021 to a close with some majestic new music. Viagra Boys are starting the year with a bang with ‘Welfare Jazz’, the follow-up to their 2018 debut ‘Street Worms’, while Passenger has put out his 13th studio LP and Philadelphia R&B singer-songwriter Jazmine Sullivan has dropped her debut full-length.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases, including a deluxe version of Taylor Swift’s latest album ‘Evermore’ that contains two bonus tracks.

Barry Gibb – ‘Greenfields: The Gibb Brothers’ Songbook Vol.1′ (Barry Gibb Entertainments/UMG/Capitol Records)

Dilip, Late Year and Otxhello – ‘Late Year’ (Alpha Pup Records)

Henrik Appel – ‘Humanity’ (PNKSLM Recordings)

Jazmine Sullivan – ‘Heaux Tales’ (RCA Records)

Magnum – ‘Dance Of The Black Tattoo’ (Steamhammer)

Passenger – ‘Songs For The Drunk and Broken Hearted’ (Black Crow Records/Cooking Vinyl)

Taylor Swift – ‘Evermore (Deluxe Version)’ (Taylor Swift)

Viagra Boys – ‘Welfare Jazz’ (YEAR0001)

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Top Tickets This Week: McFly, Yungblud, All Time Low, Van Morrison, Meshuggah and more

McFly

The pop-rock foursome will return to London’s O2 Arena on November 21, 2021 for a One Night Only (Again) performance, with tickets on general sale at 9am on December 18. It follows their One Night Only gig at the venue back in 2019.

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Yungblud


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Due to demand, Yungblud has added extra dates to his Life On Mars Tour. He’ll double up at Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse on October 8 and the O2 Academy Birmingham on October 15. The singer previously confirmed a second date at the O2 Academy Bristol. Tickets are on sale now.

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All Time Low

The pop-punk giants have confirmed second shows the O2 Academy Brixton in London on September 22 and Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom on September 28. As part of the 2021 trek, the band will also play Manchester’s O2 Apollo on September 26. Tickets for all dates are on sale now.

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Van Morrison

The legendary singer-songwriter will return to Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall for shows on June 25 and 26, as part of his 2021 tour plans.  Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 18.

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Meshuggah

The Swedish extreme tech-metallers will be joined by special guests Zeal and Ardor for UK shows in Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester and Nottingham, along with stops across mainland Europe, during November and December. They’ve also confirmed a huge gig at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall for June 3, 2022. Tickets for all dates go on general sale at 10am on December 18.

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Also announced this week:

  • Ross Noble has rescheduled his Humournoid Tour to 2021 and 2022.
  • Dita Von Teese has rescheduled her Glamonatrix Tour to 2022.
  • Harry Styles has postponed the UK and European dates of his Love On Tour.
  • Sarah Millican has added a third Dublin date to her Bobby Dazzler Tour.
  • Paul Carrack will hit the road for a UK tour in January 2022.
  • Trixie Mattel has rescheduled her Grown Up Tour to spring 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Jimmy Eat World have shared details of their Phoenix Sessions global stream series.
  • Louis Tomlinson has moved his UK tour dates to September 2021 due to COVID-19.
  • Epica and Apocalyptica have rescheduled their UK and European Epic Apocalypse Tour for a second time.
  • HRVY has rescheduled his UK and Ireland tour to October 2021.

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This Week’s New Releases: Kid Cudi, Deftones, Belle and Sebastian

This is going to be our last new releases blog post of 2020, a year that saw live shows disappear but that brought about more new music than we could have hoped for.

This week, Kid Cudi has put out the third instalment in his ‘Man On The Moon’ series that started in 2009, Deftones celebrate the 20th anniversary of ‘White Pony’ with a deluxe reissue and remix LP called ‘Black Stallion’, and Belle and Sebastian have dropped a double LP.

Next week, you can look forward to new records from Paul McCartney and Lanterns On The Lake, among a few others.

Merry Christmas, and enjoy the new music below!

Alanis Morissette – ‘Such Pretty Forks In The Mix’ EP (HE.SHE.THEY. Records)

The Avalanches – ‘We Will Always Love You’ (Modular)

Belle and Sebastian – ‘What To Look For In Summer’ (Matador)

Bladee and Mechatok – ‘Good Luck’ (YEAR0001)

Boris / Merzbow – ‘2R0I2P0’ (Relapse Records)

BOYO – ‘Alone Together In Los Angeles’ (Park The Van)

Deftones – ‘White Pony (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)/Black Stallion’ (Reprise Records)

Fetty Wap – ‘You Know The Vibes’ (300 Entertainment/RGF Productions)

Ghostpoet – ‘I Grow Tired But I Dare Not Fall Asleep (Again)’ (Play It Again Sam)

Guided By Voices – ‘Styles We Paid For’ (GBV)

James Blake – ‘Covers’ EP (UMG/Republic/Polydor)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘EP!’ (EQT Recordings/Republic Records)

Kacy & Clayton and Marlon Williams – ‘Plastic Bouquet’ (New West)

Kid Cudi – ‘Man On The Moon III: The Chosen’ (Republic Records)

The Kills- ‘Little Bastards’ (Domino)

The Kinks – ‘Lola vs Powerman and the Moneyground Part 1 (50th anniversary box set)’ (BMG/Sanctuary)

Landshapes – ‘Contact’ (Bella Union)

Less Than Jake – ‘Silver Linings’ (Pure Noise Records)

M.Ward – ‘Think Of Spring’ (Anti-)

Nilüfer Yanya – ‘Feeling Lucky?’ EP (ATO/[PIAS])

The Neighbourhood – ‘Chip Chrome and the Mono-Tones (Deluxe)’ (Columbia)

ShitKid – ‘CROTCHROCK’ EP (PNKSLM Recordings)

Sturgill Simpson – ‘Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 2 (Cowboy Arms Sessions)’ (High Top Mountain Records/Thirty Tigers)

Various Artists – ‘Independent Venue Week LIVE 2020’ (IVW)

Various Artists – ‘Cyberpunk 2077: Radio Vol.1 – OST’ (Lakeshore)

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Top Tickets This Week: Bryan Adams, All Time Low, Aerosmith, New Order, The Beach Boys, Chris De Burgh, Lionel Richie, Crowded House, Kaiser Chiefs, Tinie, Richard Ashcroft, Steven Wilson and more

Bryan Adams

The Canadian rocker will perform at outdoor venues in Bristol, Cardiff, Scarborough, Widnes, Telford, Cornwall, Exeter, Canterbury, Leeds and Oxfordshire, where he’ll be playing as part of Cornbury Music Festival, between June 26 and July 10, 2021. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 11. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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All Time Low

The band, who put out ‘Wake Up, Sunshine’ this spring, will play the O2 Academy Brixton in London, Manchester’s O2 Apollo and the Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow on September 23, 26 and 27, respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 11.

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Aerosmith

The rock legends will follow up their previously announced arena shows in London and Manchester with a performance at Sheffield’s FlyDSA Arena on July 2. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 11.

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New Order

New Order will headline Manchester’s Heaton Park on September 10 with support from Hot Chip and Working Men’s Club. Tickets are on sale now. The show will fall alongside their rescheduled co-headline North American tour with Pet Shop Boys and their previously announced London show at the O2 Arena on November 6.

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The Beach Boys

The legendary group, led by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, with Jeffrey Foskett, Christian Love, Tim Bonhomme, John Cowsill, Keith Hubacher, and Scott Totten, will perform two nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall followed by a concert at Scarborough Open Air Theatre in June. Tickets for the London dates are available now, while tickets for their gig on the Yorkshire coast go on general sale at 9am on December 11. Pre-sale tickets are on sale now.

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Chris De Burgh

The Lady In Red singer will follow up a previously arranged run of Irish gigs with UK stops in Glasgow, Perth, York, Liverpool, London, Birmingham, Southend and Bournemouth between October 12 and 24, 2021. De Burgh will be accompanied by his backing band for the trek, with each show featuring an entire performance of his new album, ‘The Legend of Robin Hood’, as well as his greatest hits. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 11.

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Lionel Richie

The soul legend will perform in Bristol City Centre on June 21, with tickets on general sale at 10am on December 11.

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Crowded House

The Australian rock veterans are set to perform at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on June 8, with tickets on general sale at 9am on December 11. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Kaiser Chiefs

The Leeds indie giants, who put out ‘Duck’ in 2019, will perform at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on July 11. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 11. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Tinie

Tinie — who has dropped the Tempah from his name — will celebrate the 10th anniversary of ‘Disc-Overy’ with a show at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall on April 16. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 11.

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Richard Ashcroft

The renowned singer-songwriter will play two nights at the London Palladium on May 21 and 22, marking his first gigs in the city since he sold out the O2 Forum Kentish Town in 2018. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on December 11, with prices starting from £35.00.

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Steven Wilson

The English singer, songwriter and producer will bring The Future Bites Tour to Cardiff, Sheffield, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Portsmouth, London and Nottingham between September 8 and 17, 2021. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 11. The trek shares its name with Wilson’s upcoming album, due for release on January 29.

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Also announced this week:

  • Diversity have rescheduled their Connected Tour to 2022 due to COVID-19.
  • Scooter have lined up UK shows for their 2021 God Save The Rave Tour.
  • Idles have joined the line up for 2021’s Eden Sessions.
  • Van Morrison has announced a UK tour for 2021.
  • Bill Bailey has added extra dates to his London Christmas Larks residency and his En Route To Normal Tour.
  • The Hollies have announced an extensive UK tour for autumn 2021.
  • Trivium confirm four headline UK shows for autumn 2021 with support from Heaven Shall Burn, TesseracT, and Fit For An Autopsy.
  • Paul Weller has rescheduled and expanded his spring UK and Ireland tour to winter 2021.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Marisha Wallace Announces Autumn UK Shows

Marisha Wallace

Marisha Wallace will take the Tomorrow Tour across the UK throughout September and October 2021. Pre-sale tickets are available at 10am on December 10, prior to general sale at 10am on December 11.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: The Hollies Announce Autumn 2021 UK Tour

The Hollies

The British rock icons have lined up over 20 dates for a UK tour in autumn 2021, including two shows at the London Palladium. Pre-sale opens at 10am on December 10, prior to general sale at 10am on December 11.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: London Matinee Show Added To A Question Of Sport Live UK Tour

A Question Of Sport Live

A London matinee performance on November 21 has been added to the rescheduled A Question Of Sport live tour. Pre-sale opens at 9am on December 10, prior to general sale at 9am on December 11.

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