Things We Love This Week: 5 Seconds Of Summer, Dua Lipa, Father John Misty

Hello one and all! My name’s Sophie Williams and I am now in charge of Things We Love This Week, the lovely little section of Stereoboard that you are viewing right about now. It’s here where I am free to wax lyrical about the best musical releases of the week, and if all else fails, natter on about upcoming artists that I’ve been keeping an eagle eye (and pair of ears) on — lucky me!


Well, to start, it has been quite the week, hasn’t it? With the country now under lockdown for at least three weeks, music may be acting as a refuge for a lot of us in this current state of crisis. I, for one, have been finding some comfort via the boy band that I grew up with: 5 Seconds Of Summer. Throughout my early teenage years, 5 Seconds Of Summer (or 5SOS, as I still affectionately call them) became the grid by which I learned music fandom, social networking and the ways of a subculture. Given my personal history with the band, you could call this comfort listening, perhaps, but if 5 Seconds Of Summer have sonically matured into a watertight pop-rock crossover outfit, should I even be ashamed? Let me elaborate…

5 Seconds Of Summer – ‘C A L M’

Okay, so hear me out — *clears throat* — 5 SECONDS OF SUMMER ARE A GOOD BAND. A very good band, in fact. Now that they have parted ways with their questionable pastiche of post-adolescent, angsty pop-punk in favour of sleek, synth-laden power pop stompers, 5 Seconds Of Summer in 2020 are a band renewed.

Today (March 27), the Aussie rockers have released ‘C A L M’. It stands out as their most polished work to date, complete with syncopated drumbeats, flourishes of flashy synths and psychedelic guitar leads. The album’s fourth single, No Shame, marks a particular highlight; lyrically, it satirises self-obsession and toxic fame chasers atop a thumping bassline and falsetto-laced vocals, which work together to make a memorable, yet addictive chorus. Elsewhere, Wildflower offers a fun, choose-your-own adventure style refrain and the echoic Easier plays up to the band’s newfound penchant for dark, gothic synth-pop.

‘C A L M’ is a confident step forward for 5 Seconds Of Summer, and it begs for the attention of their many naysayers. Go on, give them another try. You know you want to.

5 Seconds Of Summer will support ‘C A L M’ with their No Shame World Tour, which is set to hit UK arenas in May 2020. Tickets are on sale now.


Now, if 5 Seconds Of Summer are (still) not quite your cup of tea, here is something that we can both agree on: Dua Lipa has just set the benchmark for pop music in 2020. Actually, scrap that. Dua Lipa has just set the benchmark for pop music this DECADE. 

Dua Lipa – Break My Heart

If you haven’t heard already, Dua Lipa’s second studio LP, ‘Future Nostalgia’, dropped earlier today. Prior to its official release, Lipa had already enjoyed great chart success via a string of disco-inflected singles, including the chart-topping Don’t Start Now. The cream of that crop, though, is relatively easy to identify; Break My Heart is the fourth single to be taken from ‘Future Nostalgia’ and it recently arrived in a blaze of pink neon.

Break My Heart works tirelessly to prove that it owns the dance floor, sneaking in a sample of INXS’s 1987 smash-hit single, Need You Tonight, on the way. Over streamlined, slinky synth breaks and bursts of disco shimmy, Lipa delivers punchy vocals as she demands answers from a potential lover. “‘Cause now there ain’t no letting you go, Am I falling in love with the one that could break my heart?”, she questions, marking out a party-ready, anthemic chorus. The track oozes euphoric confidence of the highest order, and quite frankly, is the best thing that Lipa has released to date.

After listening to Break My Heart at least 30 times on loop, I’m about to get my teeth stuck right into the rest of ‘Future Nostalgia’. I suggest that you do the same, even if it is the only thing that you achieve in quarantine today.

Dua Lipa is set to tour the UK and Ireland in January 2021 as part of her Future Nostalgia World Tour. Tickets are on sale now.


Throughout the week, I have found myself going back to Father John Misty’s ‘Pure Comedy’ many times as I’ve been working from home. If you haven’t given it the time of day prior to reading this, I urge you to do so. Revel in all 75 glorious minutes of it. I mean, given the current situation, you know you’ve got enough time to spare…

Father John Misty – ‘Off-Key In Hamburg’

Earlier this week, Father John Misty dropped the transfixing ‘Off-Key In Hamburg’, a surprise 20-track live album. Recorded last August in Hamburg, Germany with his band and the widely acclaimed Neue Philharmonie Frankfurt orchestra, the career-spanning tracklist traverses through the finest cuts from all four of Josh Tillman’s studio albums. The best part? He manages to squeeze in his magnum opus, the 13-minute Leaving LA, taken from the seminal ‘Pure Comedy’.

‘Off-Key In Hamburg’ may leave us wishing for the times where we were able to safely attend gigs, but in this current climate, it works as a balm to help these days pass by even quicker.

It must be noted, however, that some of the tracks here, particularly those taken from ‘Pure Comedy’, feel more apt than ever during this global pandemic. Though the record was unveiled in all its glory back in 2017, when listening in 2020, its prophetic and intricate premonitions about the human condition translate to insightful reflections on the current crisis that is taking place all around us. To leave you in the words of Mr. Tillman: “I hate to say it, But each other’s all we’ve got…”

‘Off-Key In Hamburg’ is available to stream or purchase via Bandcamp. All proceeds will be donated to the MusiCares COVID-19 fund, which aims to provide relief to those in the music industry that have been drastically affected by the coronavirus pandemic.


 

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This Week’s New Releases: Pearl Jam, Dua Lipa And Waxahatchee

As the craziness around the world continues, the new releases are still rolling in and giving us some respite. Pearl Jam have finally followed up 2013’s ‘Lightning Bolt’, Dua Lipa has dropped her highly anticipated sophomore LP and Waxahatchee has put out her fifth.

Fancy some more new music? Head due south.

5 Seconds Of Summer – ‘C A L M’ (Interscope)

Basia Bulat – ‘Are You In Love?’ (Secret City)

Bon Iver – ‘Blood Bank’ EP (10th Anniversary Edition) (Jagjaguwar)

Brian Fallon – ‘Local Honey’ (Lesser Known Records)

The Chats – ‘High Risk Behaviour’ (Bargain Bin Records/Cooking Vinyl Australia)

Deeper – ‘Auto-pain’ (Fire Talk Records)

Dua Lipa – ‘Future Nostalgia’ (Warner Records)

Half Waif – ‘The Caretaker’ (Anti)

In This Moment – ‘Mother’ (Atlantic)

Lilly Hiatt – ‘Walking Proof’ (New West)

Little Dragon – ‘New Me, Same Us’ (Ninja Tune)

Lizzy Farrall – ‘Bruise’ (Pure Noise Records)

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real – ‘Naked Garden’ (Concord Records)

Melt Yourself Down – ‘100% Yes’ (Decca)

Milk Teeth – ‘Milk Teeth’ (Music For Nations)

Nap Eyes – ‘Snapshot of a Beginner’ (Jagjaguwar)

The Orb – ‘Abolition Of The Royal Familia’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Parkway Drive – ‘Viva The Underdogs’ (Epitaph)

PARTYNEXTDOOR – ‘PARTYMOBILE’ (OVO Sound)

Pearl Jam – ‘Gigaton’ (Monkeywrench/Republic)

Roddy Woomble – ‘Everyday Sun’ EP (A Modern Way)

Sarah Peacock – ‘Burn The Witch’ (Road Dog Enterprises)

Skepta, Chipz and Young Adz – ‘Insomnia’ (SKC M29)

Solomon Grey – ‘Music For Picture: Vol. I (Parallels)’ EP (Solomon Grey)

Sorry – ‘925’ (Domino)

Sufjan Stevens and Lowell Brams – ‘Aporia’ (Asthmatic Kitty)

Waxahatchee – ‘Saint Cloud’ (Merge Records)

Windy and Carl – ‘Allegiance and Conviction’ (Kranky)

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Top Tickets This Week: Alanis Morissette, Dua Lipa, The Weeknd, The Pussycat Dolls, Jojo, New Order, Bryan Adams, Frankie Valli, Jason Manford, Peter Kay and more

Alanis Morissette

The singer-songwriter will bring her 25th anniversary celebrations of ‘Jagged Little Pill’ to London, Birmingham, Dublin and Manchester, as well as Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Warsaw, Budapest, Milan, Barcelona, Madrid and Paris between September 23 and October 22. Tickets go on general sale from 9am on Friday February 28.

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Dua Lipa

The vocalist has added two new stops to her Future Nostalgia Tour, with new shows confirmed at the M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool on May 29 and Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena the following day. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 28. Support will come from Lolo Zouaï and Buck Betty.

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The Weeknd

Abel Tesfaye, who is due to release ‘After Hours’ next month, will play London’s O2 Arena, Newcastle’s Utilita Arena, Arena Birmingham, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro and Manchester Arena between October 11 and 19, before hitting mainland Europe for shows between October 26 and November 12. The After Hours Tour is set to showcase some of the most innovative stage design to date, with tickets on general sale at 9am on February 28.

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The Pussycat Dolls

The reunited group will play Parc Y Scarlets in Llanelli on July 4 and Slessor Gardens in Dundee on July 26, following previously announced stops in Northampton, Newmarket, Newton-le-Willows, Esher and Newcastle. Tickets go on sale at 9am on February 28. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Jojo

The American vocalist will support her upcoming album, ‘Good To Know’, with tour dates across the US, Europe, UK and Ireland, with the latter leg including stops in Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, London, Birmingham and Brighton in September. Tickets for all shows go on sale at 10am local time on February 28.

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New Order

The new wave band will take over the O2 Arena on October 10 for their only UK show of 2020 and their first London show since 2018. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on February 28.

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Bryan Adams

The Canadian rocker will play his 1983 album ‘Cut Like A Knife’ in full at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 11, 1987’s ‘Into The Fire’ the next day and 1991’s ‘Waking Up The Neighbours’ on May 13. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 28.

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Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons

Despite embarking on a farewell tour in 2018, Frankie Valli and band will hit the road again for three nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall followed by concerts at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena and Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena in July. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 28.

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Jason Manford

The comedian’s new Like Me Tour will get underway on February 3, 2021, following a run of Work In Progress dates this autumn and early in the new year. Next year’s run also includes Irish shows in Galway, Limerick, Cork and two dates in Dublin. Tickets go on sale on at 10am on February 28. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Peter Kay

Peter Kay will bring his Dance For Life charity dance-a-thon to Manchester Central on April 10 and 11, Space at M&S Bank Arena in Liverpool on May 8 and 9, and London’s Alexandra Palace on May 29 and 30. He’ll be joined by his Car Share co-star Sian Gibson. Tickets go on sale at 9am on February 28.

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Also announced this week:

Oh Wonder, Sting, L7, Stereophonics, Daniel O’Donnell, Paul Weller, Therapy?, Kim Gordon, Incubus, Reverend and the Makers, Jeff Wayne’s Musical Version of The War Of The Worlds, Daniel Sloss, Kodaline, Beck, Van Morrison, Mogwai, Uriah Heep, Next From Nashville, Katherine Jenkins, George Clinton, Ian Brown, South West Four, Galvanize Fest, Nile Rodgers and CHIC and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Taylor Swift, Stormzy, Michael Bublé, Dua Lipa, 5 Seconds Of Summer, Pearl Jam, Faith No More, Deep Purple, All Points East Feat. Kraftwerk, Gerry Cinnamon, Michael Bolton, Jeff Dunham and more

Taylor Swift

The pop superstar is the latest headliner announced for next year’s BST Hyde Park, topping the bill at Hyde Park in London on July 11, with special guests to be announced in due course. Tickets go on general sale at 9am GMT on December 6.

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Stormzy

The grime star will bring his H.I.T.H. World Tour to Dublin, Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Liverpool, Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bournemouth and London, where he’s lined up two nights at the O2 Arena on September 3 and 4, marking his first solo shows in the city since his three-night stand at the O2 Academy Brixton in 2017. The tour takes its name from the MC’s upcoming album, ‘Heavy Is The Head’, which is out on December 13. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 6.

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Michael Bublé

The Canadian vocalis has announced a run of shows at outdoor venues for the second UK leg of his An Evening With Tour. The new dates supporting 2018’s ‘Love’ kicks off on July 24 at Bath’s Royal Crescent and runs until August 7, wrapping up at Hove First Central County Cricket Ground. Head here for pre-sale tickets. Tickets go on general sale at 9am December 6.

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Dua Lipa

The pop vocalist will hit the road in support of her new album, ‘Future Nostalgia’, due out next year, with stops confirmed in London, Manchester, Leeds, Cardiff, Birmingham, Newcastle, Glasgow and Dublin between May 26 and June 19. Her plans also include stops across mainland Europe, with tickets for all dates on general sale at 9am on December 6.

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5 Seconds Of Summer

The Australian pop-rock quartet will return to the UK and Ireland in May for arena shows in Dublin, Belfast, London, Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow and Liverpool as part of the European leg of their No Shame 2020 Tour. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 6.

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Pearl Jam

The Seattle grunge legends will be joined by Pixies and White Reaper at Hyde Park, London on July 10, for their only UK show of the year as part of the BST Hyde Park series. Tickets go on general sale from 10am on December 7.

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Faith No More

The experimental rock band fronted by Mike Patton will play Manchester’s O2 Apollo, O2 Academy Glasgow, O2 Academy Birmingham and the O2 Academy Brixton in London between June 10 and 16. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 6.

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Deep Purple

The legendary British rock band will be joined by Blue Öyster Cult at Manchester Arena, London’s O2 Arena, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, Leeds’ First Direct Arena, and Birmingham Arena. The new dates are part of The Long Goodbye Tour which kicked off in 2017 and stopped off in Europe, North America and Japan. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 6.

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All Points East featuring Kraftwerk

Kraftwerk will play a 50th anniversary show at next year’s All Points East in London, taking over the main East Stage with digital surround sound, 3D animations and robotics on May 29. They’ll be preceded by sets from Iggy Pop, Johnny Marr, the Orb, Chromatics, Anna Calvi, Kim Gordon, Grandmaster Flash, Jehnny Beth and John Maus, with more still to be announced.

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Gerry Cinnamon

The Scottish singer-songwriter will perform at Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena, Cardiff Castle, Brighton Centre, Sheffield’s FlyDSA Arena, Alexandra Palace in London, Manchester Arena and Cork’s Irish Independent Park ahead of his previously announced hometown show at Glasgow’s Hampden Park on July 18. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 6.

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Michael Bolton

The American singer has lined up 13 shows during October and November, including stops at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, Hull’s Bonus Arena, Brighton Centre, Glasgow’s SEC Armadillo, Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena and London’s Royal Albert Hall. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 6.

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Jeff Dunham

The American ventriloquist will bring his Seriously? Tour to Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena, London’s O2 Arena, and Leeds’ First Direct Arena between May 13 and 17. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 6.

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Also announced this week:

Robbie Williams, UB40, Dionne Warwick, Billy Ocean, Orbital, Simple Minds, Luke Evans, Noel Gallagher, Rick Astley, Polaris, Jack Savoretti, the Undertones, the Australian Pink Floyd Show, the Rifles, the Four Tops, the Temptations, Carly Rae Jepson, Diana Ross, McFly, Van Morrison, David Gray, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Paw Patrol Live!, Sinead O’Connor, the National, the Libertines, AMP London, the Hoosiers, John Grant, Rachel Parris, Phil X and the Drills, Fontaines DC and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: Ghost, Hawkwind And QTY

Everyone may be preoccupied with that white stuff falling from the sky, but we’re going crazy for the new live album from Ghost, which they surprise released today! Legendary space-rockers Hawkwind also have a new live record out and New York duo QTY have offered up their debut LP.

Not enough for ya? Head below for more.

Barbara Streisand – ‘The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic!’ (Live) (Columbia)

Creeper – ‘Christmas’ EP

Dua Lipa – ‘Live Acoustic’ EP

Ghost – ‘Ceremony And Devotion’ (Digital Release) (Loma Vista Recordings)

Grimtone – ‘Memento Mori’ (Extreme Metal Music/Rockshots Records)

Hawkind – ‘At The Roundhouse’ (Cherry Red)

Jim James – ‘Tribute To 2’ (ATO)

K. Michelle – ‘Kimberly: The People I Used To Know’ (Atlantic)

Roy Blair – ‘Cat Heaven’ (Roy/Empire)

QTY – ‘QTY’ (Dirty Hit)

Various Artists – ‘Control The Streets Volume 1’ (Quality Control)

Scanner – ‘Fibolae’ (Pomperipossa Records)

Tom Rogerson and Brian Eno – ‘Finding Shore’ (Dead Oceans)

Walker Hayes – ‘boom.’ (Sony)

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Noel Gallagher, Paloma Faith, Shania Twain, Dua Lipa, And Fast And Furious Live

NOEL GALLAGHER

The former Oasis guitarist will again be accompanied by his backing back, the High Flying Birds, for spring dates in support of ‘Who Built The Moon?’, which is out on November 24. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 29, prices start between £35.00 and £49.50 plus fees.

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PALOMA FAITH

Paloma Faith will play arena shows across the UK and Ireland in March supporting her new LP, ‘The Architect’. Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 29, prices start at £35.00 plus fees.

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SHANIA TWAIN

Shania Twain has announced a UK and Ireland arena tour for September 2018, with shows planned in Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, Belfast and London. Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 29, prices start at £60.00/£70.00 plus fees.

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DUA LIPA

The pop singer-songwriter, who put out her self-titled debut earlier this year, will call in Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and London next spring, following up a run of autumn dates. Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 29, priced £25.00/£28.00 plus fees.

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FAST AND FURIOUS LIVE

Fast and Furious Live will open at the O2 Arena in London with three dates in January, followed by nationwide shows during April and May. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 29, prices start at £35.00 plus fees.

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Top Tours This Week: Noel Gallagher, Paloma Faith, Dua Lipa, Bon Iver, Machine Head, The Prodigy, Asking Alexandria, Black Veil Brides and more…

This week is definitely a mixed bag. Noel Gallagher will return to the road next spring in support of his upcoming new LP, ‘Who Built The Moon?’, The Prodigy will tour the UK this winter and Asking Alexandria will team up with Black Veil Brides for a co-headline run across the UK in January.  If none of that floats your boat there’s plenty more to choose from below.

Noel Gallagher

The former Oasis guitarist will again be backed by the High Flying Birds for spring dates in support of ‘Who Built The Moon?’, which is out on November 24.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 29.
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Paloma Faith

Paloma Faith has announced a March UK and Ireland arena tour to accompany her new LP, ‘The Architect’.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 29.
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Dua Lipa

The pop singer-songwriter, who put out her self-titled debut earlier this year, will call in Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff and London next spring, following up a run of autumn dates.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 29.
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Bon Iver

Bon Iver will play four shows at the Eventim Apollo in London in February, replacing the slate of shows in the capital pulled earlier this year.
Tickets will be available to those who had tickets to the cancelled gigs first, with general sale following at 10am on October 3.
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Jake Bugg

The singer-songwriter, who recently released ‘Hearts That Strain’, has lined up shows in Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Carlisle, Douglas, Bristol, London, Nottingham, Leeds, Manchester, Margate, Warwick, Oxford, Southampton, Exeter and Brighton during February and March.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on September 29.
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Belle And Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian have announced plans to tour the UK and Ireland during March.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 29.
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Deacon Blue

The Scottish pop-rock band will bring their To Be Here Someday – 30th Anniversary tour to venues across the UK between November 13 and December 15 in 2018.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on September 29.
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Machine Head

Machine Head will bring their Catharsis tour to Southampton, Cardiff, Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Manchester and London, where they’ll play two nights at the Roundhouse, during March.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on September 29.
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The Prodigy

The dance legends will call in Manchester, Doncaster, Plymouth, Glasgow and Wolverhampton prior to three nights at the O2 Academy Brixton in London in December.
Tickets go on general sale at 10am on September 29.
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Black Veil Brides and Asking Alexandria

Black Veil Brides and Asking Alexandria will bring The Resurrection Tour to Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton, between January 23 and 27.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on September 29.
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Also announced this week, so far

The Chainsmokers, Friendly Fires, Runrig, Michael McIntyre, Fast and Furious Live, Bowling For Soup, Jorja Smith, Megan McKenna, Callum Beattie, Tom Grennan, Cloud Nothings, Witchsorrow, Ray BLK, MiC Lowry, Shopping, Lisbee Stainton, All Tvvins, The Go Team, The Wonder Stuff, Kew The Music, Gypsy Kings, The Human League, Jools Holland, Stereophonics, Shed Seven, Tall Ships, Jim Jefferies, Seafoal, Venom Prison, Wild Beasts, Shelby Lynne and Allison Moorer, Brave Giant, Celebrating David Bowie, Belly Squad, Wilkinson, Peach Pit, Beth Hart, Orange Goblin, Louise Redknapp, Game of Thrones Live, John Boden and more.

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This Week’s New Releases: Roger Waters, Alt-J And All Time Low

There should be something for everyone this week. Roger Waters has released his first solo offering since 1992’s ‘Amused To Death’, Alt-J have finally followed up ‘This Is All Yours’ and All Time Low have put out their highly anticipated seventh LP.

Check out the rest of our pick of this week’s new releases below:

All Time Low – ‘Last Young Renegade’ (Fueled By Ramen)

Alt-J – ‘Relaxer’ (Infectious Music)

Amber Coffman – ‘City Of No Reply’ (Columbia)

Beach Fossils – ‘Somersault’ (Bayonet Records)

Benjamin Booker – ‘Witness’ (Rough Trade)

Bleachers – ‘Gone Now’ (Columbia)

Chastity Belt – ‘I Used To Spend So Much Time Alone’ (Hardly Art)

Dan Auerbach – ‘Waiting On A Song’ (Nonesuch)

Dua Lipa – ‘Dua Lipa’ (Warner Bros)

Flogging Molly – ‘Life Is Good’ (Spinefarm Records)

Halsey – ‘Hopeless Fountain Kingdom’ (Virgin EMI)

Marika Hackman – ‘I’m Not Your Man’ (Virgin EMI/Caroline/Universal)

Roger Waters – ‘Is This The Life We Really Want?’ (Columbia)

Saint Etienne – ‘Home Counties’ (PIAS)

Sleep Party People – ‘Lingering’ (Joyful Noise Recordings)

Sweet Baboo – ‘Wild Imagination’ (Moshi Moshi)

Thea Gilmore – ‘The Counterweight’ (Cooking Vinyl)

U2 – ‘The Joshua Tree – 30th Annivesary’ (Island)

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Top Tours This Week: Marilyn Manson, PVRIS, Arcade Fire, The National, The Charlatans, Dua Lipa and more…

Marilyn Manson

Following dates across Europe the goth rocker call in Manchester, Glasgow, Wolverhampton, Newport and London between December 4 and 9.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on May 19, priced £27.50/£32.50 plus fees.


PVRIS

The Massachusetts trio, who release their new album, ‘All We Know Of Heaven, All We Need Of Hell’, on August 4, will call in Bristol, Birmingham, Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester and London between November 22 and November 30.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on Friday May 19, priced between £19.00 and £22.50 plus fees.


Arcade Fire

Prior to sets at the Isle of Wight festival, Belsonic, Malahide Castle and Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl, the band will play Scunthorpe’s Baths Hall and Edinburgh Corn Exchange on June 7 and 8 respectively.
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The National

The Cincinnati quintet will release ‘Sleep Well Beast’ on September 8, with shows set to follow in Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh, Manchester and London, where they will play four nights at the Eventim Apollo. Tickets are on general sale at 10am on May 19.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on May 19, priced £32.50 plus fees.


The  Charlatans

With ‘Different Days’ due to arrive on May 26, the band have confirmed stops in Nottingham, Sheffield, Wolverhampton, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Leeds, Cardiff, London, Dublin and Belfast between November 29 and December 11.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on May 19, priced between £28.50 and £35.00 plus fees.


Dua Lipa

The autumn run will call in Brighton, Bournemouth, Leeds, Manchester, Glasgow, Newcastle and Birmingham before winding up at London’s O2 Academy Brixton following the June 2 release of her self-titled debut.
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Also announced this week, so far

Skating Polly, Waterparks, Jack Lukeman, Barb Wire Dolls, Justin Currie, Tricot, The Pineapple Thief, Michael Nau, Callaghan, London Grammar, OMD, Portugal The Man, Ricky Ross, The Divine Comedy, The Dears, Rob Brydon, Ricky Gervais, Collie Buddz, Deap Vally, Beverley Knight, Amber Arcades, Miya Folick, Cigarettes After Sex, Pissed Jeans, Kip Moore, Marty Stuart, Chris Shiflett, The Family Silver, Superfood, Paradise Lost, Howie Payne, Matt Maltese, City Of Ashes, Electric Wizard, August Burns Red, Francobollo, Stu Larsen, Bless The Fall, Dick Valentine, Alex Lahey, Life Of Agony, Peter Kay, Moonchild, Gov’t Mule, Electric Boys, WWE Live and more!

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Tom Odell, Dua Lipa, Brian May And Kerry Ellis, Samm Henshaw

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TOM ODELL

Tom Odell will perform at the O2 Academy Glasgow on November 10, as part of his autumn tour plans. Pre-sale tickets are on sale from 9am on July 13, while general sale begins at 9am on July 15, priced at £23.50 plus fees.

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DUA LIPA

Dua Lipa will follow sets in Dublin, Manchester and Birmingham with a show at London’s KOKO on October 10. Tickets are on pre-sale at 9am on July 13, 48 hours ahead of general sale, priced at £14.00 plus fees.

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BRIAN MAY AND KERRY ELLIS

Brian May and Kerry Ellis will bring their Candlelit Christmas tour to Dorking, Worthing, Buxton, Leeds, Manchester, Preston, Coventry, Cheltenham, Bristol, Eastbourne and Guildford between December 7 and 23, marking their sixth tour together since they teamed up in 2011. Tickets are on pre-sale from 10am on July 13, 48 hours ahead of general sale, priced from £45.00 plus fees.

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SAMM HENSHAW

Samm Henshaw, who is set to release his new EP, ‘The Sound Experiment 2’, on July 15, will play the Village Underground, London on October 10. Tickets are on pre-sale now, 24 hours ahead of general sale, priced at £12.50 plus fees.

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