Tour Of The Week: Muse Confirm London And Birmingham ‘Simulation Theory’ Arena Shows For Autumn

Muse have added further shows to their Simulation Theory Tour. Muse tickets are on sale now, priced £50.80/£51.50 including fees.

Following the success of their recent run of tour dates, the rock trio will head to London’s O2 Arena on September 14 and 15, before performing at Arena Birmingham on September 17.

The tour shares its name with the band’s 2018 LP and spans Europe throughout the summer before hitting Mexico City in October.

Muse Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sat September 14 2019 – LONDON O2 Arena
Sun September 15 2019 – LONDON O2 Arena
Tue September 17 2019 – BIRMINGHAM Arena Birmingham

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Things We Love This Week: Julien Baker, Radiohead, Taylor Swift

Hi there friend! This weekend is going to be GOOD. Everyone in the office has exciting gigs to head to, including Fleetwood Mac, Elton John and Clutch! Let’s get in the mood for the weekend with some excellent new releases and news from the music world.

Radiohead

If you were about to blackmail someone, how would you do it? Target someone with lots of money, and something to lose? Probably. A well-loved band would be a good way to go… but Radiohead? Nah bro.

After hacking into the band’s storage files, the offending person managed to nab over 18 hours’ worth of footage, rare cuts, demos and recordings from their ‘OK Computer’ era. Jackpot! Give me £150, 000, Radiohead, or I leak this to the entire world! Mwahahaha!

Instead of paying the ransom, Radiohead decided to release the material themselves, with the proceeds going to Extinction Rebellion. Good on you, guys.


Julien Baker

It’s hard to believe that Julien Baker, save for her excellent Boygenius collab with Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus, hasn’t released any solo material since ‘Turn Out The Lights’, her 2017 LP. So, about time for some more, eh?!

Two new tracks arrived this week, which you may have already heard if you’re a vinyl enthusiast. Originally released as Record Store Day exclusives back in April, Baker has now shared Red Door and Conversation Piece. Both, like all Baker’s material, are extremely emotional and incredibly powerful, while at the same time taking on a poignant and delicate air. Good lord, its delicious. Take a listen.

Taylor Swift

[Snob alert] I know what you’re thinking: “I thought this was a good music blog!? I’m never coming back! [Storms ferociously out, slams door]” Well, yeah. I hold my hands up: musically, it ain’t all that. But it’s the message that rings through.

Tay Tay is calling out the homophobes, internet trolls and general haters, with some awesome lines: “say it in a tweet, that’s a cop-out”, “can you just not step on his gown?”, “Sunshine on the street at the parade, but you would rather be in the dark ages,” and finally the brilliantly blunt , “control your urges to scream about all the people you hate, ‘cos shade never made anyone less gay.” Damn right T-Swizzle.

‘Til next time, when after seeing Fleetwood mac (sans Buckingham, sob) I will be a different human. Good day.

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This Week’s New Releases: Bruce Springsteen, Madonna And Kate Tempest

This week is all about quality, not quantity. The number of new releases may be few, but they are mighty. The Boss has put out an album inspired by Southern California pop records of the late 1960s and early ’70s, the Queen Of Pop has introduced us to the enigmatic Madame X, and Kate Tempest has treated us to album number four.

If that’s not enough, head below for more new music.

Alle Farben – ‘Sticker On My Suitcase’ (Sony)

Baroness – ‘Gold & Grey’ (Abraxan Hymns/ADA)

Bruce Springsteen – ‘Western Stars’ (Columbia)

Chris Robinson Brotherhood – ‘Servants Of The Sun’ (Silver Arrow Records)

Iron & Wine and Calexico – ‘Years To Burn’ (City Slang)

Kate Tempest – ‘The Book Of Traps And Lessons’ (Republic Records)

The LaFontaines – ‘Junior’ (So/Silva Screen)

Madonna – ‘Madame X’ (Interscope)

Mattiel – ‘Satis Factory’ (Heavenly Recordings)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – ‘Black Star Dancing’ EP (Sour Mash Records)

Pinky Pinky – ‘Turkey Dinner’ (Innovative Leisure)

Renee Fleming – ‘Lieder’ (Decca Classic)

Thrice – ‘Deeper Wells’ EP (Epitaph)

Underworld – ‘Drift – Ep.4 – Pt.4 – Doris’

X Ambassadors – ‘ORION’ (Kid Ina Korner/Interscope)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Ariana Grande, Keane, Muse, Madonna, Emeli Sandé, Travis Scott, The Chemical Brothers, Of Monsters And Men, Planet Earth II Live in Concert, The Rolling Stones Havana Moon and more

Ariana Grande

The pop superstar has added two new London dates to the UK leg of her Sweetener World Tour due to demand. Having released her album of the same name in 2018, Grande will return to the O2 Arena on October 15 and 16, following up shows at the venue in August. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 14.

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Keane

Keane will return with new album ‘Cause and Effect’ plus accompanying tour dates this autumn, calling in Birmingham, Leicester, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Nottingham, Brighton, and London, where they’ll play the iconic Royal Albert Hall on September 28 and 29. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 14.

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Muse

Muse have lined up further UK shows for September, calling at London’s O2 Arena on September 14 and 15, before performing at Arena Birmingham on September 17. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 14. The trio are touring behind their 2018 LP ‘Simulation Theory’.

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Madonna

The Queen of Pop is set to headline 15 shows at the London Palladium between January 26 and February 15, 2020. A limited amount of general sale tickets are on sale now.

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Emeli Sandé

Emeli Sandé has announced her third album ‘Real Life’ plus accompanying UK tour, with the award-winning singer-songwriter confirmed shows during November and December, including a London show at the Hammersmith Eventim Apollo. Tickets for the new tour go on general sale at 9am on June 14.

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Travis Scott

The hip hop superstar, who released ‘Astroworld’ last year, will take over the O2 Arena, London on July 16. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 14.

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The Chemical Brothers

The British dance heavyweights have confirmed they’ll take over the O2 Arena, London on November 30 as part of their tour behind ‘No Geography’, which came out in April. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 14.

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Of Monsters And Men

The Icelandic band will follow up the July 26 release of ‘Fever Dream’ with shows in Dublin, Belfast, Newcastle, Birmingham, London, Glasgow, Manchester, and Nottingham between October 23 and November 2. They’ll also take the tour to Europe between November 4 and 23. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 14.

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Planet Earth II Live In Concert

Experience the award-winning BBC television series accompanied by the City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra next spring, with shows confirmed in Cardiff, Manchester, Leeds, Dublin, Birmingham, Glasgow, and London, where there will be an evening and matinee show. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 14.

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The Rolling Stones Havana Moon

The legendary band’s Havana Moon performance, which saw them play to 500,000 fans at a free outdoor gig in the Cuban capital in March 2016, will be projected onto supersize ultra high definition screens via cutting-edge cinematic technology and state-of-the-art soundsystems at 11 shows across the country this autumn. The immersive, multi-sensory event will also feature Cuban dancers, set designs that mimic the orginal production and concert lighting, allowing fans to experience the historic, record-breaking show almost as if they were there. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 14, priced from £35 plus fees.

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Also announced this week:

GoldLink, BANKS, Girl Band, Danny Jones, Rivals Sons, the Futureheads, Chastity Belt, Mat Kearney, the Futureheads, Enter Shikari, Tiger Army, Annie Lennox, Wizkid, John Bishop, Jimmy Carr, Frank Skinner, Russell Howard, Common, the Bluetones, Deerhunter, Yak, Charly Bliss, Lianne La Havas, Du Blonde, Dermot Kennedy and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Trevor Noah Announces Second London O2 Arena Show

Trevor Noah

The host of The Daily Show will now stop for two nights at the O2 Arena, with a new date inked in on April 3, 2020. The shows are part of Noah’s Loud And Clear stand-up tour.

Pre-sale tickets are available now, prior to general sale at 10am on June 13.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: John Bishop Lines Up Work In Progress Shows For Autumn

John Bishop

The Liverpool comedian will road test new material at intimate venues across the UK in series of warm-up gigs, including stops in Camberley, Southampton, Harrogate, Huntington, Bridport, Aberdeen, Southsea, Glasgow, Newcastle, Dunfermline, Middlesbrough, Sheffield and Stevenage between September 18 and December 13.

Pre-sale opens at 10am today (June 12), prior to general sale at 10am on June 13.

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This Week’s New Releases: Jonas Brothers, Santana And Avicii

This week is BUSY! Jonas Brothers are back with their first album in 10 years, Santana’s Rick Rubin-produced LP has been released, and the posthumous Avicii album has arrived.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases. There’s near enough something for everyone.

Aurora – ‘A Different Kind Of Human – Step 2’ (Decca)

Avicii – ‘Tim’ (Virgin)

Cave In – ‘Final Transmission’ (Hydra Head)

DAM – ‘Ben Haana We Maana’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Dinosaur Pile-Up – ‘Celebrity Mansions’ (Parlophone)

The Divine Comedy – ‘Office Politics’ (Divine Comedy)

Dylan LeBlanc – ‘Renegade’ (ATO)

Froth – ‘Duress’ (Wichita)

Future – ‘Save Me’ EP

Gloria Gaynor – ‘Testimony’ (Gloria Gaynor)

Jonas Brothers – ‘Happiness Begins’ (Polydor)

Keel Her – ‘With Kindness’ (OGenesis)

Lust for Youth – ‘Lust for Youth’ (Sacred Bones)

Mark Mulcahy – ‘The Gus’ (Mark Mulcahy)

MoStack – ‘Stacko’ (Virgin EMI)

Neil Young + Stray Gators – ‘Tuscaloosa’ (Reprise)

Pelican – ‘Nighttime Stories’ (Southern Lord)

Perry Farrell – ‘Kind Heaven’ (BMG)

Peter Frampton – ‘All Blues’ (UMC)

Pixx – ‘Small Mercies’ (4AD)

Plague Vendor – ‘By Night’ (Epitaph)

Riccardo Chailly – ‘The Fellini Album’ (Decca Classics)

Rickie Lee Jones – ‘Kicks’ (Thirty Tigers)

Santana – ‘Africa Speaks’ (Concord)

Sarah Darling – ‘Wonderland’ (Be Darling via Absolute)

Silversun Pickups – ‘Widow’s Weeds’ (New Machine)

Tim Heidecker – ‘What The Brokenhearted Do…’ (Jagjaguwar)

​Yeasayer – ‘Erotic Reruns’ (​Yeasayer)

Younghusband – ‘Swimmers’ (Opposite Number Records)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Michael Bublé, Jonas Brothers, Primal Scream, Jamie Cullum, Jim Jefferies, Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone and more

Michael Bublé

The vocalist, who is currently taking his An Evening With tour across the UK and Ireland, has announced performances at P&J Live in Aberdeen, Newcastle’s Utilita Arena, Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, and the O2 in London between November 27 and December 9. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 7.

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Jonas Brothers

The sibling trio, who on June 7 release an album of the same name, will perform at the SSE Arena Wembley on February 2 and 3, alongside stops in Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, France and the Netherlands. Tickets are on sale now.

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Primal Scream

The Bobby Gillespie-led outfit will perform in Oxford, Southampton, Brighton, Cardiff, Liverpool, Manchester, Norwich, London, Coventry, Nottingham, Hull, Leeds, Newcastle, Inverness, Aberdeen, Perth and Glasgow between November 19 and December 17. Tickets go on sale at 9am on June 7.

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Jamie Cullum

The jazz-pop musician will call at Dublin’s Bord Gais Energy Theatre on March 9, 2020, before heading to York, Glasgow, Sheffield, Birmingham, Oxford, London, Gateshead, Liverpool, Cardiff, Manchester and Portsmouth, where the run concludes on March 29. The dates are in support of Cullum’s new album ‘Taller’, which is due for release on June 7 via Island Records. Tickets go on sale at 9.30am on the same day.

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Jim Jefferies

The Australian comedian, who has a self-titled political late-night television show, will perform at arenas in London, Birmingham, Newcastle, Manchester, Dublin and Glasgow between December 3 and 12. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 7.

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Experience the film accompanied by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall, the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham, Gateshead Sage, Birmingham’s Symphony Hall, Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall, Usher Hall in Edinburgh, the SEC Armadillo in Glasgow, Sheffield City Hall, London’s Royal Festival Hall, St David’s Hall in Cardiff, Bath Forum, and the BIC in Bournemouth during September. Tickets go on sale at 10am on June 7. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Also announced this week:

MIKA, Wildwood Kin, Wilder Woods, Foy Vance, Opeth, Grandpas Great Escape Live, Swim Deep, Third Eye Blind, Mac Demarco, Young Thug, Jack Savoretti, Feeder, Dashboard Confessional, Freddie Gibbs, Boston Manor, Real Friends, Lissie, Ross Noble, Bill Ryder-Jones, Cancer Bats, Ferris And Sylvester, Ezra Furman, Susan Boyle, Spector, Less Than Jake, Boy And Bear, Temples, Sonu Nigam, David Baddiel, Of Monsters and Men, Flogging Molly and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone Concert Series Returning To Venues In September

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Experience the film accompanied by the Czech National Symphony Orchestra in Manchester, Nottingham, Gateshead, Birmingham, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Sheffield, London, Cardiff, Bath, and Bournemouth during September.

Pre-sale tickets are available from 10am on June 6, prior to general sale at 10am on June 7.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: David Baddiel Lines Up Spring 2020 Dates For Trolls: Not The Dolls Stand-Up Tour

David Baddiel

The comedian has announced a new stand-up show for 2020. Based on Baddiel’s experiences with online trolls, the 52-date Trolls: Not the Dolls Tour will kick off in Swansea in January.

Pre-sale tickets are available from 10am on June 6, ahead of general sale at 10am on June 7.

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