This Week’s New Releases: Björk, Yeah Yeah Yeahs And Slipknot

Variety is the word of the week! Renowned Icelandic artist Björk is back with her first new album in five years, Yeah Yeah Yeahs have returned with the long-awaited follow-up to 2013’s ‘Mosquito’, and Slipknot have released their seventh studio album.

Still want more? Fear not, as there’s a buttload of new music that’s been released today. Fill your boots below.

Adam Doleac – ‘Barstool Whiskey Wonderland’ (Sony)

Alice Cooper – ‘Live From The Astroturf’ (earMUSIC)

The Big Pink – ‘The Love That’s Ours’ (Project Melody)

Björk – ‘Fossora’ (One Little Independent Records)

Blancmange – ‘Private View’ (London)

Buddy Guy – ‘The Blues Don’t Lie’ (RCA)

Clark – ’05-10′ (Warp)

Craig David – ’22’ (BMG)

Dropkick Murphys – ‘This Machine Still Kills Fascists’ (PIAS)

Gabriels – ‘Angels & Queens – Part I’ (Atlas Artist)

High Vis – ‘Blending’ (Dais)

Joss Stone – ‘Merry Christmas, Love’ (S-Curve)

Keith Jarrett – ‘Bordeaux Concert (Live)’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

K-Trap – ‘The Last Whip II’ (Thousand8)

Melody’s Echo Chamber – ‘Unfold’ (Domino)

OFF! – ‘Free LSD’ (Fat Possum)

Pixey – ‘Dreams, Pains & Paper Planes’ (Chess Club)

Pixies – ‘Doggerel’ (BMG)

Plains – ‘I Walked With You a Ways’ (Anti-)

Plastic Mermaids – ‘It’s Not Comfortable To Grow’ (Sunday Best)

Richard Marx – ‘Songwriter’ (Shelter MG/BMG)

Sammy Hagar & The Circle – ‘Crazy Times’ (Universal)

Shygirl – ‘Nymph’ (Because)

Slipknot – ‘The End, So Far’ (Roadrunner)

Snarky Puppy – ‘Empire Central’ (Groundup)

Tyler Childers – ‘Can I Take My Hounds To Heaven?’ (RCA)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs – ‘Cool It Down’ (Secretly Canadian)

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Top Tickets This Week: Royal Blood, Dropkick Murphys, Supergrass, Ashnikko, Rag’n’Bone Man, Lionel Richie and more

Royal Blood

The British rock duo will play arenas in Bournemouth, Birmingham, Cardiff, Nottingham, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow and London, where they’ll perform at the O2, between March 25 and April 3, 2022. The pair hit the road in support of their new album, ‘Typhoons’, released in April. Support comes from The Amazons, with tickets on general sale at 9am on May 7.

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Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys have announced the Turn Up That Dial Tour for 2022, with stops lined up across the UK, Ireland and Europe between January 21 and February 26. Support on all dates will come from special guest ska punks The Interrupters, with tickets on general sale at 9am on May 7.

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As part of the Heritage Live concert series, the reunited Britpop band will headline Englefield House in Reading on July 23 following sets from Feeder and Sports Team. Pre-sale tickets are available now, prior to general sale at 9am on May 7.

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The North Carolina singer-songwriter and rapper will call in London, Manchester, Dublin and Glasgow during December, with tickets on general sale at 10am on May 7. The 25-year-old will hit the road in support of her debut mixtape, ‘Demidevil’, that was released in January.

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Rag’n’Bone Man

The British vocalist will now also call at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh on October 26, Norwich’s UEA on November 1 and Mountfort Hall in Liverpool on November 4, as part of his autumn Life By Misadventure Tour. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on May 7, the same day his new album ‘Life By Misadventure’ is released.

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Lionel Richie

The music icon will perform within the grounds of Longleat Safari Park on June 15, with the gig replacing his Bristol city centre concert. He’ll also play Blickling Hall at Norfolk Blickling Estate near Aylsham in Norwich on July 6. The new shows are part of his rescheduled 2022 Hello! Tour. Pre-sale tickets are on sale now, ahead of general sale at 10am on May 7.

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Also announced this week:

  • Jack Savoretti has confirmed a UK tour for spring 2022.
  • Idles have rescheduled their Eden Sessions performance to September.
  • Haim have moved the UK leg of The One More Haim Tour to September.
  • Jimmy Carr has extended his Terribly Funny Tour into winter 2022.
  • Celebrity chef James Martin will take his Live Tour across the UK in spring 2022.
  • Pendulum and Eric Prydz will take over Cardiff Bay’s Alexandra Head later in 2021.
  • Brian Wilson has rescheduled the UK leg of his Good Vibrations Greatest Hits Tour for a second time to summer 2022.
  • Duran Duran have moved their huge show at Dublin’s St. Anne’s Park to June 2022.
  • Faith No More have rescheduled their UK tour for a second time to 2022.
  • McFly have joined the line up for The Eden Sessions.
  • Foals, Gorillaz and Jorja Smith lead line up for Boardmasters 2021.
  • Playboi Carti and Architects will headline new hip hop and rock UK festival ALT LDN.

Head here for a full list and to find your tickets. Check our rolling guide to cancelled and postponed events here.

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This Week’s New Releases: You Me At Six, Sundara Karma And Gone Is Gone

Happy new year all! 2017 is off to a good start as we’ve got You Me At Six releasing their fifth album, ‘Night People’, Sundara Karma are putting out their debut LP, as are Gone Is Gone, a band made up of At The Drive In’s Tony Hajjar, Troy Sanders from Mastodon, Queens of the Stone Age guitarist Troy Van Leeuwen and guitarist-keyboardist Mike Zarin.

If none of that floats your boat there are some other new releases you can check out below.

Dale Watson and Ray Benson – ‘Dale & Ray’ (Ameripolitan/Home Records)

Dropkick Murphys – ’11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory’ (Born & Bred Records)

Gone Is Gone – ‘Echolocation’ (Rise/Black Dune)

Sundara Karma – ‘Youth Is Only Fun In Retrospect’ (RCA/Chess Club Records)

You Me At Six – ‘Night People’ (Infectious Music)

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