This Week’s New Releases: Self Esteem, Lana Del Rey And Elton John

This week is chock full of amazing new music. Self Esteem has put out her highly anticipated second album, Lana Del Rey has released her second record of the year, and Elton John has dropped his guest-heavy lockdown LP. Dive in below.

Angel Dust – ‘YAK: A Collection Of Truck Songs’ (Roadrunner)

Biffy Clyro – ‘The Myth Of Happily Ever After’ (14th Floor)

Brett Young – ‘The Christmas Classics’ (Big Machine)

Clinic – ‘Fantasy Island’ (Domino)

Dave Hause – ‘Blood Harmony’ (Soundly)

Death Blooms – ‘Life Is Pain’ (Adventure Cat)

Don Broco – ‘Amazing Things’ (Sharptone)

Dream Theater – ‘A View From The Top Of The World’ (InsideOut)

Duran Duran – ‘Future Past’ (BMG)

Elton John – ‘Lockdown Sessions’ (EMI)

Every Time I Die – ‘Radical’ (Epitaph)

Jarvis Cocker – ‘Chansons D’ennui Tip-Top’ (ABKCO)

JPEGMAFIA – ‘LP!’ (EQT/Republic)

Johnny Cash – ‘Bears Sonic Journals: Live At The Carousel Ballroom’  (Sony)

Joni Mitchell – ‘Archives Vol 2, The Reprise Years’ (Rhino)

Keg – ‘Assembly’ (BMG)

Lana Del Rey – ‘Blue Banisters’ (Polydor)

Mimi Webb – ‘Seven Shades Of Heartbreak’ (Epic/Sony)

My Morning Jacket – ‘My Morning Jacket’ (ATO)

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds – ‘B-Sides & Rarities Part II’ (Mute)

Parquet Courts – ‘Sympathy For Life’ (Rough Trade)

Polo – ‘A Place Between States’ (Polo)

The Pineapple Thief – ‘Nothing But The Truth’ (Kscope)

Quantic and Nidia Gongora – ‘Almas Conectadas’ (Thru Thoughts)

Self Esteem – ‘Prioritize Pleasure’ (Universal)

Skinny Lister – ‘A Matter Of Life & Love’ (Xtra Mile Recordings)

Sonny Fodera – ‘Wide Awake’ (Solotoko)

The Surfing Magazines – ‘Badgers Of Wymeswold’ (Moshi Moshi)

The The – ‘Comeback Special’ (earMusic)

Tom Lumley and the Brave Liaison – ‘Everythings Affected’ (Fort)

The War On Drugs – ‘I Don’t Live Here Anymore’ (Atlantic)

WET – ‘Letter Blue’ (Other Exotica/30SF)

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Dream Theater Confirm UK Arena Shows As Part Of European Top Of The World Tour

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Dream Theater

Dream Theater have added UK shows to their Top Of The World Tour. The prog-metal legends will play the SSE Arena Belfast, Newcastle’s Utilita Arena and the SSE Arena Wembley in London on April 20, 21 and 23, respectively.

Following that, they’ll make stops in major cities across Europe, kicking off on April 25 and wrapping up in Istanbul, Turkey on June 1. The band will hit the road in support of their new LP, ‘A View From The Top Of The World’, due out on October 22.

Pre-sale opens at 10am BST on September 2, prior to general sale at 10am BST on September 3. Tickets for the North American leg of the trek are on sale now.

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This Week’s New Releases: Miley Cyrus, The Smashing Pumpkins And Palm Reader

This week is a mixed bag for sure. Miley Cyrus has put our her highly anticipated new record that features collaborations with Dua Lipa, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Billy Idol and Steve Nicks, while the Smashing Pumpkins have returned with a double LP, and Palm Reader have shared the follow-up to 2018’s ‘Braille’.

In the mood for some more new music? Head below.

AJ Tracey – ‘Secure The Bag! 2’ (AJ Tracey)

Ane Brun – ‘How Beauty Holds The Hand Of Sorrow’ (Balloon Ranger Recordings)

Dream Theater – ‘Distant Memories – Live In London (Bonus Track Edition)’ (InsideOut)

Exit Kid – ‘Garden’ EP (Emre Turkmen)

Flohio – ‘No Panic No Pain’ (AlphaTone)

Gary Barlow – ‘Music Played By Humans’ (Polydor)

Heavy Pettin – ‘Best Of’ (Burnt Out Wreckords/Cherry Red)

Juicy J – ‘The Hustle Continues’ (Trippy Music/Entertainment One U.S.)

Miley Cyrus – ‘Plastic Hearts’ (RCA)

Palm Reader – ‘Sleepless’ (Church Road Records)

Paul Weller – ‘On Sunset (Remixes)’ EP (Solid Bond/Polydor)

Perry Farrell – ‘The Glitz; The Glamour’ (Last Man)

The Psychotic Monks – ‘Private Meaning First’ (FatCat Records)

Seasick Steve – ‘Blues In Mono’ (There’s A Dead Skunk Records)

Shakin’ Stevens – ‘Singled Out’ (BMG)

The Smashing Pumpkins – ‘CYR’ (Sumerian Records)

Steps – ‘What The Future Holds’ (BMG)

Sundara Karma – ‘Kill Me’ EP (Chess Club Recordings)

Supergrass – ‘Live On Other Planets (Live 2020)’ (Supergrass Records)

Tim Burgess – ‘Ascent Of The Ascended’ EP (Bella Union)

Tori Handsley – ‘As We Stand’ (Cadillac Records)

Will Joseph Cook – ‘Something To Feel Good About’ (Bad Hotel)

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This Week’s New Releases: American Football, Sleaford Mods And Du Blonde

It’s another stacked week of new releases. American Football are back with ‘LP3’, Sleaford Mods have followed up 2017’s ‘English Tapas’ and Du Blonde has put out the spectacular ‘Lung Bread For Daddy’. Still want more? Fill your boots below.

Adia Victoria – ‘Silences’ (Canvasback/Atlantic)

American Football – ‘American Football (LP3)’ (Big Scary Monsters)

Badflower – ‘OK, I’m Sick’ (Big Machine Records/John Varvatos Records)

Blood Youth – ‘Starve’ (Rude Records)

The Claypool Lennon Delirium – ‘South Of Reality’ (ATO UK)

Cochemea – ‘All My Relations’ (Daptone Records)

Desperate Journalist – ‘In Search Of The Miraculous’ (Fierce Panda Records)

Diplo – ‘Europa’ EP (Mad Decent/Because Music)

Dream Theater – ‘Distance Over Time’ (InsideOut)

Drenge – ‘Strange Creatures’ (Infectious/BMG)

Du Blonde – ‘Lung Bread For Daddy’ (Moshi Moshi)

Feels – ‘Post Earth’ (Wichita)

The Gloaming – ‘The Gloaming 3’ (Real World Records)

James Yorkston – ‘The Route To The Harmonium’ (Domino)

Julia Jacklin – ‘Crushing’ (Transgressive)

Kehlani – ‘While We Wait’ (TSNMI / Atlantic)

Last In Line – ‘II’ (Frontiers Records)

Lil Pump – ‘Harverd Dropout’ (Warner Bros. Records Inc.)

Lily & Madeleine – ‘Canterbury Girls’ (New West Records)

Martin Frawley – ‘Undone At 31’ (Merge Records)

Murray A. Lightburn – ‘Hear Me Out’ (Dangerbird Records)

Offset – ‘Father Of 4’ (Quality Control Music/Motown Records/Capitol)

Overkill – ‘The Wings Of War’ (Nuclear Blast)

Pom Poko – ‘Birthday’ (Bella Union)

Sleaford Mods – ‘Eton Alive’ (Extreme Eating Records)

Telekinesis – ‘Effluxion’ (Merge Records)

Vandoliers – ‘Forever’ (Bloodshot Records)

Woahnows – ‘Young and Cool’ (Specialist Subject)

Yola – ‘Walk Through Fire’ (Easy Eye Sound/Nonesuch)

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Top Tours This Week!!


Justin Bieber

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

Tom Petty

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will headline London’s Hyde Park as part of the British Summer Time series on July 9, with support from Stevie Nicks and the Lumineers.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on December 16, priced £65.00 plus fees.

Bob Dylan

The legendary singer-songwriter, who released ‘Fallen Angels’ back in May and was recently awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, will play arena shows in Cardiff, Bournemouth, Nottingham, Glasgow, Liverpool, London, where he’ll perform at the SSE Arena Wembley, and Dublin in early May.
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Dream Theater

Dream Theater, who released ‘The Astonishing’ earlier this year, will perform their 1992 album, ‘Images & Words’, in full at shows in Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff and London next April.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on December 16, priced between £32.50 and £36.25 plus fees.

Alice Cooper

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


The British reggae troupe, fronted by Robin and Duncan Campbell, will head to London, Newcastle, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Leeds, Brighton, Birmingham and Manchester during December of next year.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on December 16, priced between £35.00 and £37.50, plus fee.

Michael Ball And Alfie Boe

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will return for six open air shows at stately homes and castles 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.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 16, prices start at £35.00 plus fees.

Also announced this week, so far

Status Quo, Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Periphery, Jay Chou, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Neon Waltz, Seasick Steve, Alex Vargas, Kehlani, Justice, Passenger, Elbow, Simple Minds, ZZ Top, Children Of Bodom, The Record Company, Rationale, SleepTalking, King King, Marc Cohn, Oliver Wilde, Sean Paul, Joe And Ashanti, Police Dog Hogan, The Selecter, The Beat feat. Ranking Roger, Battle Beast, The Christmasaurus, David Sedaris, Oddisee, The Classic Rock Show, 10cc, Danko Jones, James Maslow, Young Legionnaire and more!

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

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