This Week’s New Releases: ABBA, Diana Ross And Bullet For My Valentine

This week is a mixed bag. ABBA have returned with the long awaited follow-up to 1981’s ‘The Visitors’, Diana Ross has put out her first new studio album in 15 years, and Bullet For My Valentine have dropped their seventh studio full-length.

Still want more new music? Fill your boots below.

A Certain Ratio – ‘Loco Remezclada’ (Mute)

ABBA – ‘Voyage’ (Polar)

Admiral Fallow – ‘The Idea Of You’ (Chemikal Underground)

Aimee Mann – ‘Queens Of The Summer Hotel’ (SuperEgo)


Bleachers – ‘Live At Electric Lady’ (EP) (RCA)

Brian Fallon – ‘Night Divine’ (Lesser Known)

Bullet For My Valentine – ‘Bullet For My Valentine’  (Spinefarm/Search)

Coldplay – ‘Live From Climate Pledge Arena’ (EP) (Amazon Music)

Connan Mockasin – ‘Jassbusters Two’ (Mexican Summer)

Curtis Harding – ‘If Words Were Flowers’ (Anti)

Diana Ross – ‘Thank You’ (Decca)

Dijon – ‘Absolutely’ (Warner)

Faithless – ‘All Blessed Deluxe’ (BMG)

Garbage – ‘Beautiful Garbage 20th Anniversary’ (BMG)

Gregory Porter – ‘Still Rising Collection’ (Decca)

Hard Feelings – ‘Hard Feelings’ (Domino)

The Horrors – ‘Against The Blade’ (EP) (Wolf Tone/Fiction Records)

James Arthur – ‘It’ll All Make Sense In The End’ (Columbia)

Joan As Police Woman, Tony Allen and Dave Okumu – ‘The Solution Is Restless’ (PIAS)

Jo Harrop – ‘The Heart Wants’ (Lateralize)

Nathaniel Rateliff – ‘The Future’ (Stax/Concord)

Nation Of Language – ‘A Way Forward’ (PIAS)

Parcels – ‘Day/Night’ (Because)

Penelope Isles – ‘Which Way To Happy’ (Bella Union)

Radiohead – ‘Kid A Mnesia’ (XL)

Snail Mail – ‘Valentine’ (Matador)

Summer Walker – ‘Still Over It’ (Interscope)

Teleman – ‘Sweet Morning’ (EP) (Moshi Moshi)

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This Week’s New Releases: Coldplay, Finneas And Joy Crookes

There is absolutely loads to choose from this week, and it’s a mixed bag so there should be a little something for everyone. Coldplay have followed up 2019’s ‘Everyday Life’, Billie Eilish’s brother, collaborator, producer and Grammy Award-winner Finneas has dropped his debut solo album, as has the South London-based singer-songwriter Joy Crookes.

Head below for more new music.

A.A. Williams – ‘Arco’ (EP) (Bella Union)

Aquilo – ‘A Safe Place To Be’ (AWAL Recordings)

Baker Boy – ‘Gela’ (Island)

The Beatles – ‘Let It Be – Super Deluxe’ (Universal/Calderstone)

The Charlatans – ‘A Head Full Of Ideas’ (Box Set) (Republic Of Music)

Carlos Santana – ‘Blessings and Miracles’ (BMG)

Coldplay – ‘Music Of The Spheres’ (Parlophone)

Disclosure – ‘Disclosure: DJ – Kicks (DJ Mix)’ (!K7)

David Keenan – ‘What then?’ (Rubyworks)

Eva Cassidy – ‘Live At Blues Alley – 25th Anniversary Edition’ (Blix Street)

Finneas – ‘Optimist’ (Interscope)

Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes – ‘Sticky’ (International Death Cult)

The Georgia Thunderbolts – ‘Can We Get A Witness’ (Mascot)

Gracey – ‘Fragile’ (EP) (Polydor)

Hayden Thorpe – ‘Moondust For My Diamond’ (Domino)

John Carpenter, Cody Carpenter and Daniel Davies – ‘Halloween Kills OST’ (Sacred Bones)

Johnny Marr – ‘Fever Dreams, Pt. 1’ (EP) (BMG)

Joy Crookes – ‘Skin’ (Insanity/Sony)

JP Cooper – ‘She’ (Island)

Judas Priest – ‘Reflections: 50 Heavy Metal Years of Music’ (Sony)

Kelly Clarkson – ‘When Christmas Comes Around…’ (Atlantic)

Paul Weller – ‘Days Of Speed + Illumination’ (vinyl reissues) (Craft)

PinkPantheress – ‘To hell with it’ (Parlophone)

Remi Wolf – ‘Juno’ (Island)

Scott Von Ryper – ‘Dream State Treasure’ (tran-si-ent)

Tom Morello – ‘The Atlas Underground Fire’ (Mom+Pop)

Xenia Rubinos – ‘Una Rosa’ (Anti-)

Zac Brown Band – ‘The Comeback’ (Warner)

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This Week’s New Releases: Coldplay, Beck and Leonard Cohen

There are some BIG releases this week. Coldplay have followed up 2015’s ‘A Head Full of Dreams’ with a new double album and Beck has put out his fourteenth LP. A posthumous Leonard Cohen album has also been released. ‘Thanks For The Dance’ is a collection of new material that continues the legendary songwriter’s final work.

Head below for more new music.

Beck – ‘Hyperspace’ (Capitol/Virgin EMI)

Ben Lee – ‘Quarter Century Classix’ (New West)

Coldplay – ‘Everyday Life’ (Parlophone)

Dead Horse One – ‘The West Is The Best’ (Requiem For A Twister)

Harry Nilsson – ‘Losst and Founnd’ (Omnivore Recordings)

Jaakko Eino Kalevi – ‘Dissolution’ (Domino)

Jason Aldean – ‘9’ (Broken Bow)

Labrinth – ‘Imagination and the Misfit Kid’ (Syco)

Leonard Cohen – ‘Thanks For The Dance’ (Sony)

Lindemann – ‘F & M’ (Spinefarm Records)

Robbie Williams – ‘The Christmas Present’ (Farrell)

Rod Stewart with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – ‘You’re In My Heart’ (Rhino)

Scott H. Biram – ‘Sold Out To The Devil: A Collection Of Gospel Cuts By The Rev. Scott H. Biram’ (Bloodshot)

Tim Buckley – ‘Live At The Electric Theater Co, Chicago, 1968’ (Manifesto Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Oh Wonder, Sheer Mag And Waxahatchee

This week sees some awesome new records making their way into the world. Oh Wonder have shared their sophomore LP ‘Ultralife’, Sheer Mag have finally put out their debut album and Katie Crutchfield has released her fourth Waxahatchee record.

If that’s not quite up your street there’s plenty more to fill your boots with below.

Boris – ‘Dear’ (Sargent House)

Bugzy Malone – ‘King Of The North’ (Ill Gotten Records)

Coldplay – ‘Kaleidoscope’ EP (Parlophone UK)

The Dears – ‘Times Infinity Volume Two’ (Dangerbird)

Francobollo – ‘Long Live Life’ (Square Leg Records)

French Montana – ‘Jungle Rules’ (Black Butter)

Japanese Breakfast – ‘Soft Sounds From Another Planet’ (Dead Oceans)

Mr Jukes – ‘God First’ (Island)

Offa Rex – ‘The Queen Of Hearts’ (Rhino)

Oh Wonder – ‘Ultralife’ (Island)

RAC – ‘EGO’ (Counter Records)

Shabazz Palaces – ‘Quazarz vs. The Jealous Machines’ (Sub Pop)

Shabazz Palaces – ‘Quazarz: Born On A Gangster Star’ (Sub Pop)

Sheer Mag – ‘Need To Feel Your Love’

Silverstein – ‘Dead Reflection’ (Rise Records)

Waxahatchee – ‘Out In The Storm’ (Merge Records)

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Queen + Adam Lambert Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For April

Queen + Adam Lambert have knocked Metallica off the top spot and are now at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for April. Coming in at #2 is Bruno Mars, who will take his 24K Magic tour to Australia and New Zealand in 2018, while making up the rest of the top 10 are Migos & Lil Yachty, BananaramaWill Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)ParamoreWireless FestivalEd SheeranChris Rea and Paul Weller.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have Giggs, who last month completed his spring Landlord tour, The Next Step, which will see the live accompaniment to the CBBC TV show take in dates across the UK and Ireland, Bob Dylan, who will tour North America this summer, Steps, who hit the road in November and December for the Party On The Dancefloor arena tour, and Tori Amos, who will return to the UK and Europe this autumn for the Native Invader tour.

Check back in with us next month to see if the below are able to keep hold of their top 40 positions or if we’ll be welcoming some new names to the chart.

1. Queen + Adam Lambert
2. Bruno Mars
3. Migos & Lil Yachty
4. Bananarama
5. Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff (Livewire Festival)
6. Paramore
7. Wireless Festival
8. Ed Sheeran
9. Chris Rea
10. Paul Weller
11. Celine Dion
12. Linkin Park
13. Iron Maiden
14. Stormzy
15. George Ezra
16. Little Mix
17. Micky Flanagan
18. Royal Blood
19. J Hus
20. Depeche Mode
21. Take That
22. James Arthur
23. Guns N’Roses
24. Lovebox
25. The Kooks
26. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
27. Tom Jones
28. U2
29. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
30. Wet Wet Wet
31. Kasabian
32. UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
33. Coldplay
34. Popcaan
35. Olly Murs
36. Giggs
37. The Next Step
38. Bob Dylan
39. Steps
40. Tori Amos

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Liam Gallagher

2. Enter Shikari

3. Stone Sour

4. Hurts

5. Tigers Jaw

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Metallica At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For March

Thrash legends Metallica have hit #1 on March’s Hot Ticket Chart, bumping Ed Sheeran into second place. Following closely behind are Steps, who hit the road in November and December for the Party On The Dancefloor arena tour, Eminem, who will headline Reading and Leeds and perform as part of the Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park in August, and Little Mix, who will kick off their Summer Shout Out tour at the end of May and head out on their Glory Days arena run in September, October and November.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have Ricky GervaisWireless FestivalEddie VedderThe xx and Elbow. Come back and see us next month to check if they’ve been able to cling on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be waving them goodbye and welcoming some new blood.

1. Metallica
2. Ed Sheeran
3. Steps
4. Eminem
5. Little Mix
6. Jamiroquai
7. Bruno Mars
8. V Festival
9. Stormzy
10. Guns N’Roses
11. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
12. Kasabian
13. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
14. U2
15. The Weeknd
16. Micky Flanagan
17. Iron Maiden
18. Catfish And The Bottlemen
19. HIM
20. Lady Antebellum
21. Drake
22. Olly Murs
23. Phil Collins
24. The Next Step
25. Happy Mondays
26. Gorillaz
27. J. Cole
28. Tom Jones
29. Coldplay
30. Hanson
31. Robbie Williams
32. UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
33. James Arthur
34. Tory Lanez
35. Nashville In Concert
36. Ricky Gervais
37. Wireless Festival
38. Eddie Vedder
39. The xx
40. Elbow

On sale this week – can they break the top 40?

1. Queen + Adam Lambert

2. Paramore

3. Tori Amos

4. Royal Blood

5. Gary Numan

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U2 Hit #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For January

It’s a new year so we thought we’d give you a new chart. For the next few months we’ll be bringing you monthly instalments listing not just our top 20 best selling acts, but a whopping 40!

Kicking things off at #1 are Irish rockers U2, who have soared to the top spot with The Joshua Tree tourFollowing closely behind are  Little Mix who have lined up a Summer Shout Out tour and autumn Glory Days tour. Making up the rest of the top five is Drake , who is currently on the road in the UK for the Boy Meets World tour, Neil Diamond, who will bring his 50th anniversary tour to the UK and Ireland in October and Bruno Mars, who will bring his 24K Magic World Tour to arenas around the UK and Ireland in April and May.

At the bottom of the chart we have The Stone RosesBonoboShawn MendesStrictly Come Dancing and Tory Lanez. Come back and see us next month to see if they’re able to hold on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be waving them goodbye.

1. U2
2. Little Mix
3. Drake
4. Neil Diamond
5. Bruno Mars
6. Coldplay
7. Adele
8. Micky Flanagan
9. The Killers
10. Robbie Williams
11. Guns N’Roses
12. The Weeknd
13. Phil Collins
14. Black Sabbath
15. Kings of Leon
16. Green Day
17. Olly Murs
18. Depeche Mode
19. Jack Whitehall
20. James Arthur
21. The xx
22. Run The Jewels
23. Elbow
24. Two Door Cinema Club
25. Bryan Adams
26. James Blunt
27. The Chainsmokers
28. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
29. The Tenderloins
30. Evanescence
31. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
32. Ariana Grande
33. Paul Weller
34. Jeff Lynne’s ELO
35. The Kooks
36. Tory Lanez
37. Strictly Come Dancing
38. Shawn Mendes
39. Bonobo
40.The Stone Roses

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Lady Gaga

2. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

3. The Cribs

4. The Cranberries

5. Little Big Town

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Bruce Springsteen Is Christmas #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart Of 2016

Merry Christmas everyone! Now, take a sip of that bucks fizz, pop on those new slippers you’ve been given and settle in for the top 10 of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart of 2016.  With a year of relentless touring under his belt, following the release of ‘The Ties That Bind: The River Collection’ last December, Bruce Springsteen has taken the top spot from last year’s chart queen Adele, who this year is sitting pretty in second place. But not content with a year full of shows, being awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom last month and releasing his autobiography, Born To Run, in September, he will hit the road again with the E Street Band in 2017 for a run of Australian dates during January and February.

Amazingly Coldplay find themselves in exactly the same position they were in on last year’s chart, #3, though this time they are sharing the top five with cockney comedian Micky Flanagan and Canadian rapper Drake, whose fourth album, ‘Views’, reached #1 on the UK album chart this spring. Having announced the end of his retirement and live return earlier this year Phil Collins finds himself at #6 on the chart, followed by pop superstar Justin Bieber, who next summer will play three huge UK and Ireland shows.

Reunited rock legends Guns N Roses are at #8, having recently announced three UK shows as part of the European leg of their Not In This Lifetime tour. Following closely behind them are Take That, who will support their forthcoming new album, ‘Wonderland’, with a spring UK arena tour, which will include six nights at the O2 in London. Taking up the final space on the top 10 of the chart is Beyoncé, who led the recent Grammy nominations for her album ‘Lemonade’.

So, as the countdown of the year’s top 50 best-selling artists on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart draws to a close, if you missed them, check out Parts OneTwoThree and Four.

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Adele Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart


Stereoboard Hot Ticket Chart: November 28 – December 11

We had a few glitches last week so weren’t able to bring you the chart on time. But we’ve doubled up so you can rest easy because you haven’t missed a thing.

Having announced The Finale shows at London’s Wembley Stadium Adele has found herself back at #1 on the chart. Following closely behind are Guns N RosesOlly MursPaul Weller and  Micky Flanagan.

Meanwhile, the last chart’s top spot holder, Bruno Mars, has dropped to #7, Bryan Adams has entered the chart in an impressive sixth position, Little Mix are up four places, Strictly Come Dancing are down four and we’ve got a bunch of new names joining us, including Emeli SandeRicky GervaisKISS and Ritchie Blackmores Rainbow.

In the lead up to Christmas there are a lot of big shows for the new year going on sale, including Justin Bieber, Bob Dylan, Tom PettyAlice Cooper and Michael Ball and Alfie Boe. Come back and see us next week to see if any of them have what it takes to dethrone the chart queen.

1. Adele
2. Guns N Roses
3. Olly Murs
4. Paul Weller
5. Micky Flanagan
6. Bryan Adams
7. Bruno Mars
8. Coldplay
9. Robbie Williams
10. Ricky Gervais
11.Emeli Sande
12. The Weeknd
13. Little Mix
14. KISS
15. Still Game
16. Drake
17. Phil Collins
18. Strictly Come Dancing
19. Ritchie Blackmores Rainbow
20. Jack Whitehall

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Justin Bieber

2. Bob Dylan

3. Tom Petty

4. Alice Cooper

5. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe

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Bruno Mars Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart


We’re a little late with it, but below is Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart for November 21 to 27.

Bruno Mars has risen to #1 and knocked Cockney comedian Micky Flanagan down into second place. Following closely behind to make up the rest of the top five are The xxUB40 Featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey and The Kooks.

Meanwhile, Robbie Williams has gone from #3 to #6, Coldplay are up three places, Phil Collins is holding strong at #8 and James Arthur has dropped eight places. Little Mix have also done well to protect a top 20 position, going from last place on the last chart to #17 this week.

There are a shedload of shows going on sale soon, including tickets for Adele at Wembley, KISS‘ UK arena shows, Olly Murs‘ summer tour, new Bryan Adams dates and Richard Ashcroft‘s spring UK arena run. Check back in with us later this week to see if any of them have bumped Bruno off the top spot.

1. Bruno Mars
2. Micky Flanagan
3. The xx
4. UB40 Featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey
5. The Kooks
6. Robbie Williams
7. Coldplay
8. Phil Collins
9. Drake
10. WWE Live
11. Still Game
12. Justin Bieber
13. Craig David
14. Strictly Come Dancing
15. Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott
16. Rod Stewart
17. Little Mix
18. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
19. Jeff Lynne’s ELO
20. James Arthur

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Adele


3. Olly Murs

4. Bryan Adams

5. Richard Ashcroft

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