This Week’s New Releases: Nick Cave And Warren Ellis, Julien Baker and Alice Cooper

What a week! We were surprised with a collaborative album from Nick Cave and Warren Ellis, Julien Baker has followed up 2017’s ’Turn Out The Lights’, and legendary shock rocker Alice Cooper has released his album that was inspired by the early ’70’s rock scene in Detroit.

Fancy something else? There’s plenty more to tickle your fancy below.

Alice Cooper – ‘Detroit Stories’ (earMUSIC)

Anneke Van Giersbergen – ‘The Darkest Skies Are The Brightest’ (InsideOut)

Architects – ‘For Those That Wish To Exist’ (Epitaph)

The Black Crowes – ‘Shake Your Money Maker (30 Anniversary Deluxe)’ (Universal)

Bonnie Tyler – ‘The Best Is Yet To Come’ (earMUSIC)

Cloud Nothings – ‘The Shadow I Remember’ (Carpark Records)

Craig Finn – ‘All These Perfect Crosses’ (Partisan)

Epica – ‘Omega’ (Nuclear Blast)

Evergrey – ‘Escape Of The Phoenix’ (AFM Records)

François & the Atlas Mountains – ‘Banane Bleue’ (Domino)

Joanna Connor – ‘4801 South Indiana Avenue’ (Keeping The Blues Alive Records)

Joseph Williams – ‘Denizen Tenant’ (Mascot/The Players Club)

Julien Baker – ‘Little Oblivions’ (Matador)

Karima Walker – ‘Waking the Dreaming Body’ (Keeled Scales)

Lost Horizons – ‘In Quiet Moments’ (Bella Union)

Lucy Spraggan – ‘Choices’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Maxïmo Park – ‘Nature Always Wins’ (Prolifica/[PIAS])

Melvins – ‘Working With God’ (Ipecac)

Neil Young and Crazy Horse – ‘Way Down In The Rust Bucket (Live)’ (Reprise)

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis – ‘Carnage’ (Goliath Ent/AWAL)

Payroll Giovanni and Cardo – ‘Another Day Another Dollar’ (BYLUG Ent)

Willie Nelson – ‘That’s Life’ (Legacy/Sony Music)

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This Week’s New Releases: Charli XCX, Pixies and Korn

Following some big releases last week, things have not slowed down AT ALL this week! Pixies, Korn and Charli XCX have all dropped new records, with the latter being a star-studded full-length boasting more collaborations than we’ve had cups of coffee today.

If none of those float your boat, there’s plenty more to dig into below, including new music from Chelsea Wolfe, Alice Cooper and Kojey Radical.

Alice Cooper – ‘Breadcrumbs’ EP (earMUSIC)

Belle and Sebastian – ‘Days Of The Bagnold Summer’ (Matador)

Charli XCX – ‘Charli’ (Atlantic)

Chelsea Wolfe – ‘Birth Of Violence’ (Sargent House)

Emily Sandé – ‘Real Life’ (Virgin EMI)

The Faim – ‘State Of Mind’ (BMG)

Ghostface Killah – ‘Ghostface Killahs’ (Now Generation Music Corp)

Goo Goo Dolls – ‘Miracle Pill’ (Warner Records)

Hobo Johnson – ‘The Fall Of Hobo Johnson’ (Reprise)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘All My Heroes Are Cornballs’ (EQT Recordings)

Kojey Radical – ‘Cashmere Tears’ (Asylum/Atlantic Records)

Korn – ‘The Nothing’ (Roadrunner)

Lambert -‘True’ (Mercury Classics)

The Lumineers – ‘III’ (Decca)

Mike Patton and Jean-Claude Vannier – ‘Corpse Flower’ (Ipecac Recordings)

Milos – ‘Sound Of Silence’ (Decca)

Pixies – ‘Beneath The Eyrie’ (BMG)

(Sandy) Alex G – ‘House Of Sugar’ (Domino)

Various Artists – ‘Top Boy (A Selection of Music Inspired By The Series)’ (OVO Sound)

Vitto Meirelles – ‘Da Hora’ (Cooking Vinyl)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Rod Stewart, Alice Cooper, Nick Cave, Lewis Capaldi, Marina, TRNSMT Feat. Stormzy, Catfish and The Bottlemen and George Ezra, One OK Rock, Hozier, Jack Whitehall and more

The legendary Rod Stewart has added arena shows in Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham to his autumn tour plans, while original shock-rocker Alice Cooper will take over arenas in October for his The Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back Tour. There’s also shows announced by Irish singer-songwriter Hozier, who puts out his long-awaited second album in March, as well as Scottish musician Lewis Capaldi, who’ll embark on his biggest headline tour to date following the release of his debut album ‘Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent’ this spring.

Marina, formerly known as Marina and the Diamonds, will support her new record with a spring UK tour, while the prodigious musical genius Nick Cave will bring an evening of talk and music to intimate venues in June. Alexisonfire are back with a new track, Familiar Drugs, plus a headline show at London’s Alexandra Palace. Japan’s One OK Rock, meanwhile, will bring their Eye Of The Storm Tour to Manchester and London this spring as part of a wider European trek in support of the recently released album of the same name. Lastly, fresh from hosting this week’s Brit Awards, comedian Jack Whitehall has announced his Stood Up UK and Ireland tour for November and December.

Rod Stewart

Rod Stewart has added new shows at Manchester Arena on November 23, the First Direct Arena in Leeds on December 11 and Arena Birmingham on December 13 to his autumn UK tour plans. The legendary vocalist, who released ‘Blood Red Roses’ last year, also has open air concerts lined up throughout summer. Tickets for the three new dates go on general sale at 9am on February 22, priced from £55.00 plus booking fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Alice Cooper

Iconic shock-rocker will bring his Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back Tour to arenas in Manchester, Leeds, Brighton, Birmingham, Cardiff, Aberdeen for the first time ever, and London, where he’ll take over the O2 Arena on October 10. Support on all dates will come from the Stranglers and the MC50, original frontman Wayne Kramer’s celebration of 50 years of the MC5’s ‘Kick Out The Jams’ album. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 22, priced from £40.00 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Nick Cave

The Godfather of Goth has announced that he will bring his Conversations With Nick Cave Tour to the UK in June with stops lined up in Cardiff, Birmingham, London, Manchester, Edinburgh, Gateshead, Nottingham, Liverpool and Brighton. Tickets are on sale now, priced £30.00/£75.00 plus fees.

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Lewis Capaldi

The Scottish singer-songwriter will embark on his biggest headline tour to date in November, following the spring release of his debut album, ‘Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent’. Stops include a huge show at London’s O2 Academy Brixton and two homecoming dates at the O2 Academy Glasgow. He also calls in Dublin, Belfast, Manchester, Birmingham, Southampton, Norwich, and Edinburgh. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 22, priced £19.50/£22.50 plus fees.

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Marina

Marina, formerly known as Marina and the Diamonds, will accompany the release of her fourth album ‘LOVE + FEAR’ with a spring UK tour. Her plans also include North American dates in the autumn. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 22, priced £25.00/£30.00 plus booking fees.

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TRNSMT Festival with Stormzy, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and George Ezra

Stormzy, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and George Ezra lead the first annoucement for this year’s TRNSMT, with Gerry Cinnamon, Years and Years, Example, Mabel, Bastille, Richard Ashcroft, DMA’s, Sigrid, Sundara Karma, Sam Fender, Snow Patrol, Jess Glynne, the Kooks, and more set to perform at Glasgow Green between July 12 and July 14. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 22, priced from £59.50 plus fees.

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One OK Rock

The Japanese rock band will bring their Eye Of The Storm Tour to Manchester’s O2 Ritz and London’s Roundhouse in May. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 22, priced from £29.50 plus fees.

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Hozier

The Irish singer-songwriter will tour the UK this autumn in support of his long-awaited second album, ‘Wasteland, Baby!’, which is set to arrive on March 1. Hozier also performs at Cork’s Irish Independent Park and Belfast’s Ormeau Park as part of the Belsonic series in June. Tickets for the tour, meanwhile, go on general sale at 9am on February 22, priced £29.50 plus fees.

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Jack Whitehall

Comedian Jack Whitehall has announced over 25 arena shows for the initial leg of his Stood Up Tour, with stops planned in Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberdeen, Nottingham, Cardiff, Sheffield, Leeds, Newcastle, Brighton, Bournemouth, Liverpool, Dublin, Belfast, Manchester and London, where he’ll play three nights at the O2 Arena. The tour currently runs between November 16 and December 22. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 22, priced from £20.00 plus fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Also announced this week:

Foals, Tom Chaplin, Happy Mondays, Methyl Ethel, Bullet For My Valentine, Bring Me The Horizon, Jeremy Loops, Roachford, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Amanda Palmer, Bikini Kill, BTS, Empire of the Sun, Pierce Brothers, Ludovico Einaudi, Ricky Gervais, Alex Lahey, Stereolab, Jack Savoretti, Bros, Bry and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Alice Cooper Announces UK Return For Autumn Shows

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The original shock-rocker will return to the UK for his Ol’ Black Eyes Is Back Tour, playing arenas in Manchester, Leeds, Brighton, Birmingham, Cardiff and London, where he’ll take over the O2 Arena on October 10. The run also includes Cooper’s first show in Aberdeen. Support on all dates will come from the Stranglers and the MC50.

Pre-sale tickets are available from 10am on February 21, 24 hours ahead of general sale, priced £40.00 plus fees.

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On This Day In Music: Alice Cooper Reaches #1 With School’s Out

On August 12, 1972 Alice Cooper reached the top of the UK singles chart with School’s Out.

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This Week’s New Releases: Alice Cooper, Vic Mensa And Manchester Orchestra

This week is definitely a mixed bag. Alice Cooper has released his first LP in six years, Manchester Orchestra have put out the follow up to 2014’s ‘Cope’ and Vic Mensa’s debut album is now in the world. Not your cup of tea? Take a look at some other new offerings below.

Alice Cooper – ‘Paranormal’ (earMUSIC via Absolute)

Annie Hart – ‘Impossible Accomplice’ (Uninhabitable Mansions)

Arcade Fire – ‘Everything Now’ (Columbia)

Ben Gibbard – ‘Bandwagonesque’ (Canvasback Music/Turntable Kitchen)

Crumbs – ‘Mind Yr Manners’ (Everything Sucks)

Fake Laugh – ‘Fake Laugh’ (Headcount Records)

The Fall – ‘New Facts Emerge’ (Cherry Red)

John Dennis – ‘Second Wind’ (Rainfeather Records)

Joywave – ‘Content’ (Cultco Music)

Juanita Stein – ‘America’ (Nude)

Manchester Orchestra – ‘A Black Mile To The Surface’ (Lorna Vista/Caroline)

Passion Pit – ‘Tremendous Sea Of Love’

Santana – The Isley Brothers – ‘Power Of Peace’ (Legacy Recordings)

Sylvan Esso – ‘Echo Mountain Sessions’ EP

Toddla T – ‘Foreign Light’ (Steeze)

Vic Mensa – ‘The Autobiography’ (Virgin)

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Tour Of The Week: Alice Cooper

Alice Cooper will return to the UK in November. Alice Cooper tickets are on sale now, priced £40.00 plus fees.

The rock legend, who recently confirmed he is writing with his former band members and recording with Bob Ezrin, will be joined by special guests the Mission and the Tubes at arena shows in Leeds, Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester and London between November 11 and 16.

Alice Cooper Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sat November 11 2017 – LEEDS first direct Arena
Sun November 12 2017 – GLASGOW SSE Hydro
Tue November 14 2017 – BIRMINGHAM Barclaycard Arena Birmingham
Wed November 15 2017 – MANCHESTER Arena
Thu November 16 2017 – LONDON SSE Arena Wembley

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Justin Bieber, Tom Petty, Alice Cooper, Jeff Lynne’s ELO And Michael Ball And Alfie Boe

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JUSTIN BIEBER

The pop megastar will perform at Dublin’s RDS Stadium on June 21 and Cardiff’s Principality Stadium on June 30, before headlining at London’s Hyde Park on July 2, as part of the British Summer Time series. Support in Dublin and Cardiff will come from Halsey, while Martin Garrix, Tove Lo and Anne-Marie join him in London. Tickets are on general sale at 9am on December 16, priced £45.00/£65.00 plus fees.

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TOM PETTY

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will be joined by Stevie Nicks and the Lumineers at Hyde Park in London on July 9 as part of the British Summer Time series. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 16, priced £65.00 plus fees.

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ALICE COOPER

The legendary shock rocker will return in November for arena shows in Leeds, Glasgow, Birmingham, Manchester and London, with support from The Mission and The Tubes. Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 16, priced £40.00 plus fees.

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JEFF LYNNE’S ELO

Jeff Lynne’s ELO will perform at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on June 28, before a further stadium date at the KCOM in Hull on July 1, as part of their summer tour plans, which also includes previously confirmed stops at the First Direct Arena in Leeds and London’s Wembley Stadium. Tickets for the new shows are on sale at 9am on December 16, priced £35.00/£50.00 plus fees.

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MICHAEL BALL AND ALFIE BOE

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will return for six outdoor shows in June, while November and December will find them playing arena dates in Cardiff, Brighton, Bournemouth, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Nottingham, winding up at London’s O2 Arena. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 16, prices start at £35.00 plus fees.

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