This Week’s New Releases: Taylor Swift, Evanescence And Shed Seven

This week is bonkers! Pretty much every music publication is talking about the fact Taylor Swift has a new record out, Evanescence have re-recorded tracks from their back catalogue with a full orchestra for ‘Synthesis’ and Shed Seven have put out LP #5.

If none of that floats your boat there’s plenty more to check out below.

BC Unidos -‘Bicycle’ EP (Columbia)

Billy Ray Cyrus – ‘Set the Record Straight’ (Flatwoods Records)

Cam’ron – ‘The Program’ Mixtape

The Corrs – ‘Jupiter Calling’ (East West/Warner Bros)

Dama Scout – ‘Dama Scout’ EP (Hand In Hive)

Elton John – ‘Diamonds’ (UMC)

Evanescence – ‘Synthesis’ (RCA)

Jidenna – ‘Boomerang’ EP (Epic)

Lonely The Brave – ‘Things Will Matter (Redux)’ (Hassle Records)

Metallica – ‘Master Of Puppets (Reissue)’ (Blackened/Virgin EMI)

PNAU – ‘Changa’ (etcetc)

Project Mama Earth – ‘Mama Earth’ EP (Provogue/Mascot)

R.E.M. – ‘Automatic For The People (25th Anniversary Edition)’ (Craft/Concord)

Seal – ‘Standards’ (Decca)

Shed Seven – ‘Instant Pleasures’ (Infectious)

Sleigh Bells – ‘Kid Kruschev’ (Lucky Number)

Smokey Robinson – ‘Christmas Everyday’ (Amazon Original)

Spinning Coin – ‘Permo’ (Geographic)

Taylor Swift – ‘Reputation’ (Big Machine/Virgin)

Tears For Fears – ‘Rule The Worlds: The Greatest Hits’ (Mercury)

Teen Daze – ‘Themes For A New Earth’ (Flora)

UNKLE – ‘A Night’s Interlude EP. 1 (The Road Reconstructed)’ (Songs For The Def)

Walk The Moon – ‘What If Nothing’ (RCA)

Wiz Khalifa – ‘Laugh Now, Fly Later’ (Rostrum/Atlantic)

Quicksand – ‘Interiors’ (Epitaph)

Yung Lean – ‘Stranger’ (YEAR0001)

The Zephyr Bones – ‘Secret Place’ (La Castanya)

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Aretha Franklin And Elton John!

On March 25, 1942 legendary singer Aretha Franklin was born. On the same day, five years later, renowned songwriter and piano man Sir Elton John came into the world. Happy birthday both!

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Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart 2016 Countdown: Part Three

So, the big day is only two sleeps away and our countdown of the year’s top 50 best-selling artists on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart is in full swing. We’ve been working our way from the bottom up, counting through 10 a day, until we reach the top and crown the successor to Adele, who took the crown in 2015. Make sure to check back tomorrow to see who’s in the running for a Stereoboard Christmas #1. If you missed them, make sure to check out Parts One and Two.

 

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The Stone Roses Storm To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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The Stone Roses have stormed to the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, knocking last week’s #1, Eric Clapton, all the way down to #14. Following closely behind we have chart newbies Good Mourning Mrs Brown and Kraftwerk, and Justin Bieber, who has slipped one place since last week.

Only just clinging onto a spot in the top 20 are Bon Iver, who have dropped seven places to come in last on the chart, while Strictly Come Dancing have gone down 13 and Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit) have fallen from #14 to #19.  However, it’s not all doom and gloom,  Jamie T is up seven places, David Gilmour has returned and Professor Brian Cox has joined the chart.

This week there has also been some massive news: Bros have reformed and announced a HUGE show, Coldplay will play Cardiff and Dublin shows as part of their 2017 European tour and Green Day are the first headliner to be announced for the British Summer Time series at Hyde Park. Add to that John Bishop‘s tour and the X Factor Live and you’ve got one hell of a week! Come back and see us next week to see if any of them have been able to steal the top spot.

1. The Stone Roses
2. Iron Maiden
3. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
4. Kraftwerk
5. Justin Bieber
6. Two Door Cinema Club
7. The Chainsmokers
8. Jamie T
9. Green Day
10. Red Hot Chili Peppers
11. Elton John
12. Olly Murs
13. Shakin Stevens
14. Eric Clapton
15. Professor Brian Cox
16. Strictly Come Dancing
17. Catfish and the Bottlemen
18. David Gilmour
19. Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit)
20. Bon Iver

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

1. Bros

2. Coldplay

3. Green Day

4. John Bishop

5. X Factor Live

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Eric Clapton At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Guitar legend Eric Clapton has risen to #1 on Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, relegating last week’s top spot holders, Bon Iver, to #13. While making up the rest of the top five we have Elton JohnStrictly Come DancingJustin Bieber and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

This week we have some new entries on the chart, including  Shakin StevensAdam AntThunder and David Gray, who have caused a bit of a re-jig. Twenty One Pilots, who were circling the bottom of the top 20 last week, are now back in the top 10, while Green Day have dropped three places and Catfish and the Bottlemen two.

Over the next week there are a shedload of massive shows going on sale, including The Stone RosesThe Beach BoysTwo Door Cinema ClubElbow and The Chainsmokers. Check back in with us next week to see if any are able to steal the #1 spot.

1. Eric Clapton
2. Elton John
3. Strictly Come Dancing
4. Justin Bieber
5. Red Hot Chili Peppers
6. Craig David
7. Shakin Stevens
8. Olly Murs
9. Adam Ant
10. Twenty One Pilots
11. Green Day
12. Yusuf Cat Stevens
13. Bon Iver
14. Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit)
15. Jamie T
16. Catfish and the Bottlemen
17. Shawn Mendes
18. Thunder
19. David Gray
20. Disney On Ice

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

1. The Stone Roses

2. The Beach Boys

3. Two Door Cinema Club (extra show)

4. Elbow

5. The Chainsmokers (extra show)

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Bon Iver Bound To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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We’re a bit tardy with your latest instalment of the Hot Ticket Chart, but you can now check out the rankings from September 12 to 18 below.

Bon Iver have bumped comeback kings Green Day off the #1 spot and down to #8. Meanwhile, we’ve got Korn and Limp Bizkit in second place, with Shawn MendesJustin Bieber and Yusuf Cat Stevens making up the rest of the top five.

Elton John is back in the top 10, followed by Olly Murs, who has dropped five places since the last chart. We also welcome newcomers Tory Lanez and The Pretty Reckless, who have entered at #10 and #18, respectively.

Over the next week we’ve got some huge names with shows on sale, including KraftwerkIron MaidenTwo Door Cinema ClubBlossoms and Jimmy Eat World. Come back and see us soon to find out if any of them beat Bon Iver to the top of the chart.

1. Bon Iver
2. Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit)
3. Shawn Mendes
4. Justin Bieber
5. Yusuf Cat Stevens
6. Elton John
7. Olly Murs
8. Green Day
9. Red Hot Chili Peppers
10. Tory Lanez
11. Frankie Valli
12. David Gilmour
13. Jess Glynne
14. Catfish and the Bottlemen
15. Marvel Universe Live
16. Jamie T
17. Billy Connolly
18. The Pretty Reckless
19. The 1975
20. Twenty One Pilots

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

1. Iron Maiden

2. Kraftwerk

3. Two Door Cinema Club

4. Blossoms

5. Jimmy Eat World

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Elton John, Craig David, Adam Ant And Strictly Come Dancing Live

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ELTON JOHN

Elton John has expanded his June 2017 tour plans with further Wonderful Crazy Night shows at Peterborough’s Abax Stadium, Twickenham Stoop Stadium, Blackburn’s Ewood Park Stadium, Ipswich’s Portman Road Stadium and the Select Security Stadium in Widnes. Tickets are on general sale at 10am on September 23, priced £40.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.

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CRAIG DAVID

With his new album, ‘Following My Intuition’, scheduled for release on September 30 via Speakerbox/Insanity, David will play 15 shows across the UK and Ireland between March 16 and April 7. Tickets are on general sale at 10am on September 23, priced £25.00/£27.00/£35.00 plus fees.

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ADAM ANT

Adam Ant has will bring his 2017 Anthems: The Singles tour to Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Plymouth, London, Brighton, Bournemouth, Leicester, Ipswich, Watford, Southend, Leeds and Nottingham between May 5 and 28. Tickets are on general sale at 10am on September 23, priced £32.50/£40.00 plus fees.

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STRICTLY COME DANCING LIVE

Strictly Come Dancing will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a return to UK arenas early next year. Stops include multiple performances in Birmingham, Newcastle, Sheffield, Glasgow, Nottingham, Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool, finishing up with two shows at London’s SSE Arena Wembley and two at the O2 Arena. Tickets will go on general sale at 10am on September 23, priced £35.00/£45.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.

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

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Soul II Soul And Elton John

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SOUL II SOUL

The British neo-soul pioneers will bring their 11-piece band to the Assembly in Leamington Spa, Southampton’s Engine Rooms, Lincoln’s Engine Shed, London’s Electric Brixton, the University of East Anglia in Norwich and Manchester Academy between May 5 and 20, 2017. Tickets for all shows except Leamington Spa are on pre-sale now, ahead of general sale at 9am on September 23, priced from £25.00/£27.00 plus fees.

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ELTON JOHN

Elton John has expanded his June 2017 tour plans with new shows at Peterborough’s Abax Stadium on June 1, Twickenham Stoop Stadium on June 3, Blackburn’s Ewood Park Stadium on June 10, Ipswich’s Portman Road Stadium on June 17 and the Select Security Stadium in Widnes the following day. Tickets are on pre-sale at 4pm today, September 22, ahead of general sale at 10am on September 23, priced £40.00 plus fees.

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Check back for further details on pre-sale tickets and offers as and when we receive them.

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Elton John

Elton John has expanded his summer 2017 Wonderful Crazy Night tour plans, adding further stadium performances in Twickenham, Peterborough, Ipswich, Widnes and Blackburn.
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Tickets for the new concerts are on general sale at 10am on September 23, priced £40.00 plus fees.


Thunder

Thunder will take a break from working on the follow up to 2015’s ‘Wonder Days’ to play shows in Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle, Leicester, Glasgow, Cardiff, Southampton, Ipswich, London, Dublin and Belfast next March.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on September 23, priced £28.50/£29.50 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Eric Clapton

The legendary singer-songwriter and guitarist will be accompanied by his band for three performances at London’s Royal Albert Hall on May 22, May 24, and May 25, 2017.
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Tickets are limited to six per household and go on general sale on at 9am on September 22, priced £75.00 plus fees.


Adam Ant

Adam Ant has announced details of his 2017 Anthems: The Singles tour, with stops planned in Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Plymouth, London, Brighton, Bournemouth, Leicester, Ipswich, Watford, Southend, Leeds and Nottingham between May 5 and 28.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on September 23, priced £32.50/£40.00 plus fees.


Craig David

With his sixth album, ‘Following My Intuition’, scheduled for release on September 30 via Speakerbox/Insanity, Craig David will play arena shows across the UK and Ireland between March 16 and April 7, his first tour in 15 years. Support comes from Lauren Faith.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on September 23, priced £25.00/£27.00/£35.00 plus fees.


Emeli Sande

With her new album, ‘Long Live The Angels’, out on November 11, the singer-songwriter will perform intimate sets at Glasgow’s Oran Mor, Aberdeen’s Tunnels, Manchester’s Gorilla and London’s St John At Hackney Church between October 2 and 6.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on September 23.


David Gray

Gray will accompany the forthcoming release of his greatest hits collection, ‘The Best of David Gray’, with solo acoustic performances at Manchester’s Albert Hall, the Sage in Gateshead, Bristol’s Colston Hall and London’s Cadogan Hall for two nights, between December 11 and 18.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on September 23, priced £40.00/£50.00 plus fees.


Strictly Come Dancing

Strictly Come Dancing will return to UK arenas early next year to celebrate its tenth anniversary. Stops include multiple performances in Birmingham, Newcastle, Sheffield, Glasgow, Nottingham, Leeds, Manchester and Liverpool, finishing up with two shows at London’s SSE Arena Wembley and two at the O2 Arena.
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Tickets will go on general sale at 10am on September 23, priced £35.00/£45.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Kevin And Karen Dance

The Strictly Come Dancing couple, Kevin and Karen Clifton, will be accompanied by a supporting cast of dancers and a 12-piece band for a choreographed journey through the Waltz, Cha Cha, Fox Trot, Tango and Salsa at theatres and concert halls across the UK between May 31 and June 18, 2017.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on September 23, priced between £22.50 and £32.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Also announced this week, so far

Harlem Globetrotters, The Stranglers, Rae Sremmurd, Soul II Soul, Peter Hook and the Light, Highly Suspect, Shakin’ Stevens, Jaws, The Wildhearts, Lanterns On The Lake, Bloc Party, James, The Devin Comedy, A Conversation on Making a Murderer, First Fifty, Kongos, Benjamin Francis Leftwich, Deaf Havana, Prose, Roger Hodgson, Daniel O’Donnell, How To Dress Well, The Dead 60s, Slick Rick, Jon Bellion, Banks, Kevin Devine, Black Tongue, The Wave Pictures, Scott Matthews, Hazel English, The Treatment, Folly And The Hunter, Sarah Walk, Doomsquad, DORJE, Neon Waltz, Prides, Van Morrison, Kwamz And Flava and many more!

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

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Green Day Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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So, Green Day have managed it, they’ve knocked festival favourites Biffy Clyro off the top spot and down to #6.  Completing the rest of the top five we have Olly MursFrankie ValliJustin Bieber and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

This week we welcome some new names to the chart, including Lucy SpragganThe Next StepJimmy Eat WorldMarvel Universe LiveShawn Mendes and Christine and the Queens, among others. The new blood has meant we’ve had to say goodbye to some acts, but we’ve still got some familiar faces who are holding firm in the top 20,  such as The CureCatfish and the BottlemenTwenty One Pilots and Dave Chappelle.

We’ve had a big re-jig this week, so it’s anyone’s guess as to what next week’s chart will look like, especially considering there are tickets going on sale for Elton JohnKorn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit), Bon IverThe Pretty Reckless and Taking Back Sunday.  Check back in with us to see if any of them manage to steal the #1 spot from the punk trio.

1. Green Day
2. Olly Murs
3. Frankie Valli
4. Justin Bieber
5. Red Hot Chili Peppers
6. Biffy Clyro
7. Lucy Spraggan
8. Twenty One Pilots
9. The Next Step
10. The Cure
11. Jimmy Eat World
12. The Courteeners
13. Marvel Universe Live
14. Dave Chappelle
15. Billy Joel
16. Shawn Mendes
17. David Gilmour
18. Catfish and the Bottlemen
19. Christine and the Queens
20. Status Quo

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

1. Elton John

2. Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit)

3. Bon Iver

4. The Pretty Reckless

5. Taking Back Sunday

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