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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Ed Sheeran Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For February

Ed Sheeran has done it, he’s knocked U2 off the top spot and all the way down to #16 on February’s Hot Ticket Chart. Following closely behind in second place is Celine Dion, who will return to the UK this summer for an arena tour. At #3 is J.Cole who brings his 4 Your Eyez Only world tour to the UK and Ireland this autumn,  while Drake, who will return to the UK next week for the final dates of the UK and Ireland leg of his Boy Meets World tour, has dropped one place from last month’s chart to fourth position and Ricky Gervais, who next week continues with the UK and Ireland leg of his Humanity world tour, finishes off the top five.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have ElbowThe ChainsmokersEminem (Reading & Leeds Day Tickets)The xxSum 41 and Rag’n’Bone Man. Check back in with us next month to see if they’re able to hold on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be bidding them adieu.

1. Ed Sheeran
2. Celine Dion
3. J.Cole
4. Drake
5. Ricky Gervais
6. Little Mix
7. Nashville In Concert
8. John Mayer
9. Stormzy
10. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
11. The Weeknd
12. Lady Gaga
13. Rod Stewart
14. Jamiroquai
15. Bruno Mars
16. U2
17. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
18. Neil Diamond
19. Wireless Festival
20. Ryan Adams
21. Olly Murs
22. Guns N’Roses
23. Leftfield
24. Micky Flanagan
25. Green Day
26. Kehlani
27. Giggs
28. James Arthur
29. Bob Dylan
30. Robbie Williams
31. Adele
32. TRNSMT
33. Kings of Leon
34. PVRIS
35. Elbow
36. The Chainsmokers
37. Eminem (Reading & Leeds Day Tickets)
38. The xx
39. Sum 41
40. Rag’n’Bone Man

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

1. Shed Seven

2. Steps

3. Tom Jones

4. Happy Mondays

5. Penn and Teller

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This Week’s New Releases: Ed Sheeran, Grandaddy And Sleaford Mods

We said last week was bonkers and, well, this week the madness continues! Ed Sheeran has finally followed up 2014’s ‘x’, Grandaddy have returned with their first new material since 2006’s ‘Just Like The Fambly Cat’ and Sleaford Mods have released the highly-anticipated ‘English Tapas’.

If none of that floats your boat then cast your eye over the below selection.

Alexis Taylor – ‘Listen With(out) Piano’ (Moshi Moshi)

Alice Jemima – ‘Alice Jemima’ (Sunday Best Recordings)

Alison Krauss – ‘Windy City’ (Decca)

Blanck Mass – ‘World Eater’ (Sacred Bones)

Bleached – ‘Can You Deal?’ EP (Dead Oceans)

Ed Sheeran – ‘÷’ (Asylum/Atlantic Records)

Fránçois and the Atlas Mountains – ‘Solide Mirage’ (Domino)

Grandaddy – ‘Last Place’ (Columbia)

Methyl Ethel – ‘Everything Is Forgotten’ (4AD)

Minus The Bear – ‘Voids’ (Suicide Squeeze Records)

ShitKid – ‘EP 2’ (PNKSLM Recordings)

Sleaford Mods – ‘English Tapas’ (Rough Trade)

Strong Asian Mothers – ‘Animal’ EP (self-released)

Temples – ‘Volcano’ (Heavenly)

Why? – ‘Moh Lhean’ (Joyful Noise Recordings)

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Top Tours This Week

Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire will headline Manchester’s Castlefield Bowl on July 6, following up sets at the Isle of Wight Festival, Belsonic at Belfast’s Ormeau Park and Malahide Castle near Dublin.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 17, priced £49.00/£49.50 plus fees.


Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran will play London’s Royal Albert Hall as part of the Teenage Cancer Trust’s concert series on March 28, prior to his previously announced arena dates in Dublin, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham and London during April and into May.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 17.


Green Day

Green Day will play Sheffield Arena on July 3, following their headline set at London’s Hyde Park as part of the British Summer Time series, and Belfast and Dublin shows.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 17, priced £39.50 plus fees.


Wiley

The grime star, who recently put out ‘Godfather’, will call at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on November 3.
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Tickets are on sale now, priced £29.75 plus fees.


American Football

American Football will return to the UK and Ireland this autumn, with stops planned in Brighton, Manchester, Edinburgh and Dublin between September 1 and 4.
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Tickets for the Dublin show go on sale at 9am on February 17, while all other dates go on sale at 10am, priced £23.50/£25.00 plus fees.


Lulu

Lulu will embark on the biggest tour of her career this autumn, starting on October 1 at the Concord Club in Eastleigh and ending at Cliffs Pavilion in Southend on November 25.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on February 17, prices start at £30.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Pet Shop Boys

Pet Shop Boys will head to Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom on June 21 before a date at the Motorpoint Arena the next day as part of their Super tour plans.
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Tickets for the new dates are on sale at 10am on February 17, prices start at £39.50 plus fees.


Nashville In Concert

Stars of the television series Nashville, including cast members Clare Bowen, Chris Carmack, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson and Sam Palladio, will head to Birmingham, London, where they will play two nights at the Royal Albert Hall, Brighton, Nottingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin between June 9 and 20.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on Friday February 17, prices start at £32.50 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Kings Of Leon, Jack Savoretti, The Divine Comedy, Brian Wilson, Texas, Pixies, KT Tunstall, Ladysmith Black Mambaza, Seasick Steve, The Shires, Clean Bandit, Dropkick Murphys, Geko, Giggs, Tangerines, Courtesans, Gregory Porter, Pond, Tall Ships, Frankie Ballard, Jason Isbell, Afro Celt Sound System, Rob Zombie, Chain Of Flowers, Judas, Snarky Puppy, Madina Lake, Cat Power, Why?, When We Were Wolves, Holding Absence, Stiff Little Fingers and many more!

For more information and to find your tickets visit: http://www.stereoboard.com/ticket-news

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Tour Of The Week: Ed Sheeran

Ed Sheeran has announced his live return. Ed Sheeran tickets are on sale now, priced from £40.00 (€76.00 in Dublin) plus fees.

The singer-songwriter, who will follow the release of his third album, ‘÷’, out on March 3 through Asylum/Atlantic, with multiple arena shows in Dublin, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham and London during April and into May.

Ed Sheeran Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows:

Wed April 12 2017 – DUBLIN 3Arena
Thu April 13 2017 – DUBLIN 3Arena
Sun April 16 2017 – GLASGOW SSE Hydro
Mon April 17 2017 – GLASGOW SSE Hydro
Wed April 19 2017 – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Metro Radio Arena
Thu April 20 2017 – NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE Metro Radio Arena
Sat April 22 2017 – MANCHESTER Arena
Sun April 23 2017 – MANCHESTER Arena
Tue April 25 2017 – NOTTINGHAM Motorpoint Arena
Wed April 26 2017 – NOTTINGHAM Motorpoint Arena
Fri April 28 2017 – BIRMINGHAM Barclaycard Arena
Sat April 29 2017 – BIRMINGHAM Barclaycard Arena
Mon May 01 2017 – LONDON O2 Arena
Tue May 02 2017 – LONDON O2 Arena

Click here to compare & buy Ed Sheeran Tickets at Stereoboard.com.

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Top Tours This Week!!

Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond has lined up dates for the UK and European leg of his 50th Anniversary tour, with UK shows planned at arenas in Manchester, Glasgow, Leeds, Belfast, Dublin, Birmingham and London, where he’ll perform at the O2 Arena, between October 1 and 17.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on January 27, prices start at £65.00 plus fees.


Celine Dion

Celine Dion has announced a tour of the UK and Europe in summer 2017, including arena shows in London, Manchester and Birmingham in June and July.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on February 3.


The Killers at British Summer Time Hyde Park

The Killers are confirmed as the final headliner of this year’s Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park series. The Las Vegas band will perform in London with special guests Elbow, Tears For Fears and White Lies on July 8.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on January 27, priced £59.90 plus fees.


James Blunt

James Blunt will play shows in Nottingham, Leeds, Glasgow, Birmingham, London, Brighton and Bournemouth in November, following up the March 24 release of his new album ‘The Afterlove’.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on January 27, priced between £25.00 and £40.00 plus fees.


Paul Rodgers

The former Free vocalist will bring his Free Spirit tour to Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Bristol, Plymouth, Oxford, Leicester, Sheffield, Nottingham, Southend, Ipswich, Portsmouth, Birmingham and London during May.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on January 27, priced £45.00/£55.00 plus fees.


Kings of Leon

Kings of Leon will head to Manchester Arena on June 9 before a night at Sheffield Arena the next day.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on January 27, priced £45.00 plus fees.


Ed Sheeran

The singer-songwriter, who will release ‘÷’ on March 3 through Asylum/Atlantic, has confirmed multiple arena dates in Dublin, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham and London during April and into May.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on February 2, priced £40.00/£45.00 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Maximo Park, Jorja  Smith, Evanescence, Katatonia, Feeder, Sigma, Goldfinger, Aine Cahill, Status Quo, Deadmau5, South West Four Festival, Foals, Citadel Festival, Little Hours, Laura Marling, Sampha, Craig David, Beverley Knight, Charlie Straw, Madness, Devil Sold His Soul, Superfood, W.A.S.P, The Magpie Salute, God Damn, Goldfrapp, Mowai, Mouth Of The Tyne Festival, Press To Meco, Liverpool Sound City, The Human League, John Cale, The Kooks, Richard Ashcroft, Cameron Avery, The View, Cherry Glazerr, The Undertones, The Zombies, Buddy Guy, Peaness, Devilskin, Sumo Cyco, Where Fires Are, Sacred Paws, Thrice, Tom Speight, Surfer Blood, John Power, Roachford and many more!

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Billie Joe Armstrong, Ed Sheeran and Taylor Hawkins!

On February 17, 1972 Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins and Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong were born. On the same day in 1992 along came Ed Sheeran. Happy birthday all!

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Adele Is Christmas #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart Of 2015

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Merry Christmas everyone! Now, take a sip of that bucks fizz and bite of your pre-dinner bacon sarnie before you settle in for the top 10 of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart of 2015. Her comeback has been called the best of the year and so it’ll be of little surprise to some that Adele has taken the top spot from last year’s chart kings One Direction, who this year sit in ninth position.  As runners up AC/DC say; “It’s a long way to the top if you wanna rock’n’roll!”.

Also joining the party late, but it seems just at the right time, are Coldplay, who having released their seventh album, ‘A Head Full Of Dreams’, only earlier this month, are sitting pretty in third place, just ahead of Ed Sheeran, who was last year’s #2. Not to be outdone by the youngsters, rock veterans Rod Stewart and U2 are next on the chart, followed by Lionel Richie and ‘Madchester’ pioneers The Stone Roses.

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 here.

2. AC/DC (2015 Tour)
4. Ed Sheeran
6. U2
9. One Direction

 

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Ed Sheeran Returns To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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He just couldn’t stay away! Ed Sheeran is back at #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart following his sold out shows at Ireland’s Croke Park. Meanwhile, maintaining their top five positions are  The Ashes and James Bay. Joining them are chart newcomers Kasabian, who have done well to come straight in at #3.  Little Mix are also new this week but have entered the chart at a slightly more modest #18.

Leaving the top 20 are The ProdigyLionel RichieDuran DuranDynamoKornBeres Hammond and Megadeth. Also, failing to appear this week, despite going on sale last week, are Laura MarlingThe View and  James Morrison. Will they break into the top 20 next week? Only time, and ticket sales, will tell!

1. Ed Sheeran
2.  The Ashes
3. Kasabian
4. Years and Years
5. James Bay
6. Foo Fighters
7. Michael McIntyre
8. U2
9. The 1975
10. One Direction
11. Kevin Bridges
12. Def Leppard and Whitesnake
13. Neil Diamond
14. BBC Radio 2 Live
15. David Gilmour
16. Dixie Chicks
17. New Order
18. Little Mix
19. Florence And The Machine
20. V Festival

On sale this week – can they break the top 20?

1. 50 Cent

2. Rudimental

3. Motorhead

4. PJ Harvey

5. City And Colour

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Foo Fighters Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Foo Fighters are sitting pretty at the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart this week, relegating Ed Sheeran to #7. Meanwhile, The Ashes are standing firm at #2 and New Order fall out of the top five, all the way down to #17.

We welcome some new entries to the chart this week, including The ProdigyBeres HammondKorn and Megadeth. However, as new acts arrive, others must leave and we say goodbye to chart kings AC/DC, as well as MorrisseyElectric Daisy CarnivalFleetwood MacBBC Radio 2 LiveMadonnaDave ChappelleSimply Red and Marina And The Diamonds.

1. Foo Fighters
2. The Ashes
3. The Prodigy
4. James Bay
5. Bette Midler
6. U2
7. Ed Sheeran
8.  Michael McIntyre
9. David Gilmour
10. Years and Years
11. Neil Diamond
12. Lovebox
13. One Direction
14. Lionel Richie
15. Duran Duran
16. Dynamo
17. New Order
18. Beres Hammond
19. Korn
20. Megadeth

On sale this week – can they break the top 20?

1. Little Mix

2. Laura Marling

3. Kasabian

4. The View

5. James Morrison

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