This Week’s New Releases: 5 Seconds Of Summer, Willow And Mark Owen

It’s another hectic week of new music, and we love it! 5SOS have dropped off their fifth studio album, Willow Smith has followed up 2021’s ‘lately I feel EVERYTHING’, and Take That’s Mark Owen has put out his  first solo record in over nine years.

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5 Seconds Of Summer – ‘5SOS5’ (BMG)

Alex G – ‘God Save The Animals’ (Domino)

Beth Nielsen Chapman – ‘Crazy Town’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Beth Orton – ‘Weather Alive’ (Partisan)

Billy Idol – ‘The Cage’ EP (Dark Horse/BMG)

Boney James – ‘Detour’ (Concord)

Buzzcocks – ‘Sonics In The Soul’ (Buzzcocks)

The Comet Is Coming – ‘Hyper-Dimensional Expansion Beam’ (Impulse!)

Daniel Lanois – ‘Player, Piano’ (Modern RecordingsBMG)

Dio – ‘Dio At Donington ’87’ (BMG)

Editors – ‘EBM’ (Play It Again Sam)

Eerie Wanda – ‘Internal Radio’ (Joyful Noise)

Jessie Baylin – ‘Jersey Girl’ (Missing Piece)

Joni Mitchell – ‘The Asylum Albums (1972-1975)’ (Rhino)

Kelsea Ballerini – ‘Subject To Change’ (Black River)

Khruangbin and Vieux Farka Touré – ‘Ali’ (Dead Oceans)

Mark Owen – ‘Land of Dreams’ (BMG)

Maya Hawke – ‘Moss’ (Mom+Pop)

Neu! – ‘Tributes’ (Groenland Records)

Nikki Lane – ‘Denim & Diamonds’ (New West)

Nils Frahm – ‘Music For Animals’ (BMG)

Novelists FR – ‘Déjà Vu – Part 1’ (Out Of Line Music)

Seasick Steve – ‘Only On Vinyl’ (Lasgo)

Sofie Royer – ‘Harlequin’ (Stones Throw)

Talas – ‘1985’ (Metal Blade)

Tim Burgess – ‘Typical Music’ (Bella Union)

Toledo – ‘How It Ends’ (Grand Jury)

Willow – ‘<COPINGMECHANISM>’ (MSFTS/Roc Nation)

The Wonder Years – ‘The Hum Goes On Forever’ (Hopeless)

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This Week’s New Releases: Lil Nas X, Employed To Serve And Lindsey Buckingham

It’s another busy week for new music! Lil Nas X has dropped his highly anticipated debut album, Woking hardcore band Employed To Serve have put out their fourth LP, and Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac fame has released his first proper solo album since 2011’s ‘Seeds We Sow.’

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Becca Stevens and The Secret Trio – ‘Becca Stevens and The Secret Trio’ (GroundUP)

Buena Vista Social Club – ‘Buena Vista Social Club (25th Anniversary Edition)’ (World Circuit/BMG)

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice – ‘Jesus Christ Superstar – 50th Anniversary/ Deluxe’ (Decca Broadway)

Billy Idol – ‘The Roadside (EP)’ (Dark Horse/BMG)

Carly Pearce – ’29: Written In Stone’ (Big Machine)

Daughtry – ‘Dearly Beloved’ (Dogtree)

Employed To Serve – ‘Conquering’ (Spinefarm Records)

Enrique Iglesias – ‘FINAL (Vol.1)’ (Sony)

Kara Marni – ‘State Of Mine (EP)’ (Access)

Jones – ‘Blue Sunshine (EP)’ (BMG)

José González – ‘Local Valley’ (City Slang)

Laura Brehm – ‘The Dawn Is Still Dark’ (AntiFragile)

Lil Nas X – ‘Montero’ (Sony)

Lindsey Buckingham – ‘Lindsey Buckingham’ (Reprise)

Lizzie Loveless – ‘You Don’t Know’ (EggHunt)

Melissa Etheridge – ‘One Way Out’ (BMG)

The Raven Age – ‘Exile’ (EX1)

Ronnie Wood – ‘Mr. Luck – A Tribute to Jimmy Reed: Live At The Royal Albert Hall’ (BMG)

Rumer – ‘Live From Lafayette’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Scott Lavene – ‘Milk City Sweethearts’ (Nothing Fancy)

Spiritbox – ‘Eternal Blue’ (Pale Chord/Rise)

Thrice – ‘Horizons/East’ (Epitaph)

Tion Wayne – ‘Green With Envy’ (Atlantic)

Various artists – ‘The Wanderer – A Tribute to Jackie Leven’ (Cooking Vinyl)

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Winner Of Band Of Skulls Tickets



Congratulations to James Hook – he’s won a pair of tickets to see Band Of Skulls live at London’s Eventim Apollo on November 14. If you missed out, don’t worry, tickets are still available, here, priced at £16.50, plus fees.

Our new Gig Of The Week Competition has launched, giving you the chance to win tickets for Billy Idol live at London’s Eventim Apollo. We’ve hooked up with Eventim to offer a pair of tickets for his show on November 9. The competition closes on Monday October 27 at 12pm – get your entry in now!

Check out Stereoboard’s competition pages for more prize draws and giveaways.

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Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Biffy Clyro, Billy Idol, Kaiser Chiefs, Jamie T, Machine Head, Karen O And Paul Rodgers



Biffy Clyro have announced three shows at Glasgow’s Barrowlands for later this year. The Scottish rock trio will play two albums each night, along with b-sides, on December 5, 6 and 7, celebrating “the end of the 2nd chapter of da Biff”. The first show will see the band run through ‘Blackened Sky’ and ‘Puzzle’, while ‘Vertigo Of Bliss’ and ‘Only Revolutions’ will be played the following night. The trio perform ‘Infinity Land’ and ‘Opposites’ on the third night. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 15, priced at £35.00, plus fees.

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Rock icon Billy Idol has announced his live return to the UK this November. Marking his first appearances since performing at Download festival in 2010, Idol will call at the O2 Academy Birmingham, London’s Hammersmith Apollo and Manchester’s O2 Apollo on November 5, 9 and 10 respectively, with tickets on sale at 9am on August 15, priced at £37.50 (£39.50 in London), plus fees. The new dates will follow the release of Idol’s new album in late October and his anticipated autobiography, ‘Dancing With Myself’, which lands on October 7.

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Kaiser Chiefs will support their ‘Education, Education, Education and War’ album, released earlier this year, with a series of arena shows, including visits to Liverpool’s Echo Arena, Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena, Nottingham’s Capital FM Arena, between January 31 and February 14. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 15, priced at £27.50, plus fees. These new shows precede the Yorkshire indie troupe’s previously confirmed appearances at the O2 Arena London on February 13 and a Valentine’s Day return to their hometown, at Leeds’ First Direct Arena.

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Jamie T has set up dates for his 2014 Carry On The Grudge Tour. Taking the title from his upcoming new album, the follow up to 2009’s ‘Kings & Queens’ expected on September 29, the tour takes in ten dates, including a London show at Alexandra Palace, between October 30 and November 14. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 15, priced at £19.50 (£22.50 in London), plus fees.

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Having announced details of their long-awaited eighth studio album, ‘Bloodstone & Diamonds’, Machine Head will return to the UK and Ireland this winter, confirming a string of headline shows, including two nights at London’s Roundhouse, between December 6 and 19. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 15, priced at £25.00 (£27.00 in London), plus fees. Devil You Know and Darkest Hour are confirmed as support at all dates.

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Karen O will play two nights at London’s Bush Hall this autumn. The Yeah Yeah Yeahs vocalist will follow up the release of her debut solo album, ‘Crush Songs’, expected on September 8, with two nights at the west London venue on October 4 and 5. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 15, priced at £27.50, plus fees.

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Paul Rodgers has lined up a return to London’s Royal Albert Hall. The singer-songwriter will present his latest album, ‘The Royal Sessions’, which consists of blues, R&B and soul records that inspired Rodgers, alongside classic hits from Free and Bad Company. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 15, priced at £40.00, plus fees.

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Check out Stereoboard’s tour pages for a full list of latest announcements.

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