This Week’s New Releases: Andrew W.K., Amyl And The Sniffers And Metallica

This week is bonkers! We’ve got Andrew W.K.’s follow-up to 2018’s ‘You’re Not Alone’, Amyl and the Sniffers’ second LP, and the star-studded, 53-track Metallica tribute album ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ featuring Phoebe Bridgers, Kamasi Washington, Biffy Clyro, St Vincent, Weezer and more.

Fancy something else? There’s loads below, including new music from Manic Street Preachers, Steps, Colleen Green, Foy Vance, J Balvin, Kacey Musgraves and many, many more.

Amyl and the Sniffers – ‘Comfort To Me’ (Rough Trade)

Andrea Bocelli – ‘Concerto: One Night In Central Park’ (Sugar/Decca)

Andrew W.K. – ‘God Is Partying’ (Napalm Records)

Baby Keem – ‘The Melodic Blue’ (Columbia)

The Band CAMINO – ‘The Band CAMINO’ (DBLBLK/Elektra)

Claire Huangci – ‘Back: Toccatas’ (Berlin Classics/Edel Germany)

Client Liaison – ‘Divine Intervention’ (Warner)

Colleen Green – ‘Cool’ (Hardly Art)

Common – ‘A Beautiful Revolution (Pt 2)’ (Loma Vista Recordings/Concord)

Deb Never – ‘Where Have All the Flowers Gone?’ (Moonlanding)

Eric Bibb – ‘Dear America’ (Mascot)

Foy Vance – ‘Signs Of Life’ (Gingerbread Man Records)

Genix – ‘199X’ (Anjunabeats)

Homeshake – ‘Under The Weather’ (SHHOAMKEE/Sinderlyn)

Inglorious – ‘Heroine’ (Frontiers)

J Balvin – ‘JOSE’ (Universal Music Latino/UMG)

Julia Bardo – ‘Bauhaus, L’Appartamento’ (Wichita)

Kacey Musgraves – ‘star-crossed’ (Interscope)

Lissie – ‘Watch Over Me (Early Works 2002-2009)’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Low – ‘Hey What’ (Sub Pop)

Manic Street Preachers – ‘The Ultra Vivid Lament’ (Columbia)

Matthew E. White – ‘K Bay’ (Domino)

Metallica – ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ and ‘Metallica – Expanded Edition/Deluxe Box Set’ (Blackened)

Park Hye Jin – ‘Before I Die’ (Ninja Tune)

Rufus Wainwright – ‘Unfollow the Rules (The Paramour Session) [Live]’ (BMG)

Saint Etienne – ‘I’ve Been Trying To Tell You’ (Heavenly)

Samantha Fish – ‘Faster’ (Rounder (Concord))

Sleigh Bells – ‘Texis’ (Lucky Number)

Slothrust – ‘Parallel Timeline’ (Dangerbird)

Steps – ‘What The Future Holds, Pt.2’ (BMG)

Tony Kaye – ‘End Of Innocence’ (Spirit Of Unicorn Music/Tony Kaye)

The Vaccines – ‘Back In Love City’ (Super Easy/AWAL)

We Were Promised Jetpacks – ‘Enjoy The View’ (Big Scary Monsters)


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This Week’s New Releases: John Grant, Doja Cat And Jack Savoretti

The new releases are rolling out at an exciting rate. John Grant has shared the Cate Le Bon-produced follow-up to 2018’s ‘Love Is Magic’, Doja Cat has dropped her highly anticipated third album, and Jack Savoretti has put out LP #7.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases, including the tenth anniversary edition of Lady Gaga’s ‘Born This Way’.

Beartooth – ‘Below’ (Red Bull)

Brainstory – ‘Ripe’ (Big Crown)

Buckcherry – ‘Hellbound’ (Earache)

Cautious Clay – ‘Deadpan Love’ (Cautious Clay)

Dan Bettridge – ‘Good People. Bad Habits’ EP (Channel Analog)

Doja Cat – ‘Planet Her’ (Kemosabe/RCA)

Drug Church – ‘Tawny’ EP (Pure Noise Records)

Eve 6 – ‘Grim Value’ EP (Velocity)

Gaspard Augé – ‘Escapades’ (Ed Banger/Because)

Goo Goo Dolls – ‘Rarities’ (Warner)

Gorgon City – ‘Olympia’ (Positiva)

Hiatus Kaiyote – ‘Mood Valiant’ (Brainfeeder)

Hiss Golden Messenger – ‘Quietly Blowing It’ (Merge)

Island – ‘Yesterday Park’ (Frenchkiss)

Jack Savoretti – ‘Europiana’ (EMI)

Jennifer Nettles – ‘Always Like New’ (Concord)

John Grant – ‘Boy From Michigan’ (Bella Union)

John Murry – ‘The Stars Are God’s Bullet Holes’ (Submarine Cat)

JP Saxe – ‘Dangerous Levels Of Introspection’ (Arista)

Lady Gaga – ‘Born This Way The Tenth Anniversary’ (Interscope)

Lightman Jarvis Ecstatic Band – ‘Banned’ (Anti-)

Lissie – ‘Watch Over Me (Early Works 2002-2009)’ (Cooking Vinyl)

L’Rain – ‘Fatigue’ (Mexican Summer)

Lucy Dacus – ‘Home Video’ (Matador)

Maple Glider – ‘To Enjoy Is The Only Thing’ (Partisan)

The Mountain Goats – ‘Dark In Here’ (Merge)

Pabllo Vittar – ‘Batidão Tropical’ (Mataderos)

The Roots – ‘Do You Want More?!!!??!’ (Geffen)

Toto – ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’ (Mascot)

Tyler, The Creator – ‘Call Me If You Get Lost’ (Columbia)

UB40 – ‘Bigga Baggariddim’ (SRG)


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This Week’s New Releases: Khalid, Martha And PUP

This week has seen some long-awaited albums drop. Khalid’s sophomore LP has arrived, while Martha have released their third album, as have Canadian punks PUP.

In the mood for something else? Fill your boots below.

Bella Novela – ‘Incinerate’ (Bella Novela)

Bryce Dessner – ‘El Chan’ (Chester Music)

Circa Waves – ‘What’s It Like Over There?’ (Prolifica/PIAS)

Don Felder – ‘American Rock ‘n’ Roll’ (BMG)

The Drums – ‘Brutalism’ (Anti-)

Flying Steps – ‘Flying Pictures At An Exhibition’ (Sony)

Girli – ‘Odd One Out’ (Virgin EMI)

Idlewild – ‘Interview Music’ (Empty Word)

Ioanna Gika – ‘Thalassa’ (Sargent House)

Jai Wolf – ‘The Cure To Loneliness’ (Mom+Pop)

Khalid – ‘Free Spirit’ (Columbia)

Lee Fields and the Expressions – ‘It Rains Love’ (Big Crown Records)

Lissie – ‘When I’m Alone: The Piano Retrospective’ (Lionboy Records/Cooking Vinyl)

Martha – ‘Love Keeps Kicking’ (Big Scary Monsters/Dirtnap)

Meil De Botton – ‘Surrender To The Feeling’ (Miel Creation via Absolute)

Molly Tuttle – ‘When You’re Ready’ (Compass)

Periphery – ‘Periphery IV: Hail Stan’ (Periphery, LLC/eOne)

Priests – ‘The Seduction Of Kansas’ (Sister Polygon Records)

PUP – ‘Morbid Stuff’ (BMG/Rise/Little Dipper)

Reba McEntire – ‘Stronger Than The Truth’ (Big Machine)

Rozi Plain – ‘What A Boost’ (Memphis Industries)

Sara Bareilles – ‘Amidst The Chaos’ (RCA)

Sego – ‘Sego Sucks’ (Roll Call Records)

Tyler Ramsey – ‘For The Morning’ (Virgin EMI)

Weyes Blood – ‘Titanic Rising’ (Sub Pop)

W. H. Lung – ‘Incidental Music’ (Melodic)

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This Week’s New Releases: Jack White, Sunflower Bean And The Messthetics

There are a few tasty nuggets for you this week. Jack White has followed up 2014’s ‘Lazaretto’, Sunflower Bean have dropped their sophomore LP and the self-titled debut LP from the Messthetics, which is made up of Fugazi bassist Joe Lally and drummer Brendan Canty alongside guitarist Anthony Pirog, has arrived!

Not enough for ya? Head below for some more.

Blessthefall – ‘Hard Feelings’ (Rise Records)

Bonny Doon – ‘Longwave’ (Woodsist)

Cavern of Anti-Matter – ‘Hormone Lemonade’ (Duophonic Uhf)

Chloe x Halle – ‘The Kids Are Alright’ (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia)

Demob Happy – ‘Holy Doom’ (So/Silva Screen)

Diplo – ‘California’ EP (Mad Decent)

Don McLean – ‘Botanical Gardens’ (BMG)

Erika Wennerstrom – ‘Sweet Unknown’ (Partisan Records)

George Ezra – ‘Staying At Tamara’s’ (Columbia)

Guided by Voices – ‘Space Gun’ (Guided By Voices)

Jack White – ‘Boarding House Reach’ (XL Recordings)

The Kris Barras Band – ‘The Divine and Dirty’ (Provogue/Mascot)

Jordan Davis – ‘Home State’ (Wrasse Records)

Lissie – ‘Castles’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Mark Pritchard – ‘The Four Worlds’ (Warp)

The Messthetics – ‘The Messthetics’ (Dischord)

Neil Young + Promise of the Real – ‘Paradox (Original Music from the Film)’ (Reprise)

Preoccupations – ‘New Material’ (Jagjaguwar)

Rick Parfitt – ‘Over And Out’ (earMUSIC)

Sunflower Bean – ‘Twentytwo In Blue’ (Lucky Number)

The Sword – ‘Used Future’ (Razor & Tie)

Toni Braxton – ‘Sex & Cigarettes’ (Def Jam/Virgin EMI)

Yamantaka//Sonic Titan – ‘Dirt’ (Paper Bag Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: The Weeknd, Vanishing Life And Rumer


It’s a month until Christmas so we’ve got to expect the festive releases to start rolling out. But if you fancy something a bit different there’s still a lot to choose from. The Weeknd has released his third album, ‘Starboy’, and Vanishing Life – which features Walter Schreifels, of Quicksand, Gorilla Biscuits and Rival Schools, Rise Against guitarist Zach Blair, Bad Religion drummer Jamie Miller and Autry Fulbright of …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead- are putting out their debut album.

You’ve also got a covers record from Rumer, who takes on Burt Bacharach and Hal David tracks. But if none of that floats your boat you can check out the rest of this week’s new releases below.

Aled Jones – ‘Once Voice At Christmas’ (Classic FM/Decca)

Andre Rieu – ‘Falling In Love’ (Decca)

Lissie – ‘Live At Union Chapel’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Pete Tong – ‘Classic House’ (Polydor)

Rumer – ‘This Girl’s In Love: A Bacharach and David Songbook’ (Rhino)

Vanishing Life – ‘Surveillance’ (Dine Alone/Caroline)

The Weeknd – ‘Starboy’ (Island)

Young Legionnaire – ‘Zero Worship’ (Superstar Destroyer Records)

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Top Tours This Week!!



Kodaline will tour the UK and Ireland this winter, calling at O2 Academies in Birmingham and Glasgow, Cardiff University, Manchester’s O2 Apollo, Belfast’s Waterfront, Killarney’s INEC and Dublin’s 3Arena, before winding up with two nights at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire in London on December 14 and 15.
Tickets on sale at 9am on Friday, priced from £18.50 plus fees.

The Charlatans

The Charlatans head to Nottingham, Cardiff, Norwich, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Dundee, Newcastle, Liverpool and London between December 8 and 19.
Tickets on general sale at 9am on Friday, priced at £25.00, £27.50 (£32.50 in London), plus fees.


WWE NXT tours the UK for the first time this winter, hitting Newcastle Metro Radio Arena, Glasgow’s SSE Hydro, Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena, Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom, Nottingham’s Capital FM Arena, Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena and the SSE Arena Wembley in London between December 10 and 16.
Tickets on general sale at 9am on Friday, priced at £30.00 plus fees.

Annie Mac

Annie Mac will take Annie Mac Presents… on the road for an autumn UK tour, calling in Southampton, Bournemouth, Bristol, Birmingham, Glasgow, Cardiff, Sheffield, Manchester, Edinburgh and London, between October 30 and December 4.
Tickets on sale at 9am on Friday, priced between £16.50 and £24.50, plus fees.

Rae Sremmurd

The American hip hop duo will return to the UK on December 11, kicking off the tour at London’s Electric Brixton before further shows at the O2 Academy Bristol, Birmingham Institute, Manchester Ritz and the O2 ABC in Glasgow.
Tickets on sale at 9am on Friday, priced from £17.50 plus fees.


Lissie will unplug for solo shows at Whelans in Dublin, The Liquid Room in Edinburgh, Manchester Academy 2, Bristol’s Thekla and London’s Union Chapel, between December 3 and 8.
Tickets are on sale at 10am on Friday, priced at £17.00 (£22.50 in London), plus fees. Dublin, meanwhile, is on sale at 9am, priced at €18.00.


BABYMETAL will return to the UK next year for a headline show at London’s SSE Arena, Wembley on April 2.
Tickets on general sale at 10am on September 2.


Alt-J head to Manchester, Bournemouth, Exeter, Cardiff, Leeds, Glasgow and Nottingham between November 29 and December 8, following up their O2 Arena show at the start of this year and sets at Reading and Leeds this weekend.
Tickets on sale at 9am on September 3.

Also announced this week, so far

All Time Low, The Kooks, Roots Manuva, Stereophonics, Scouting For Girls, Tellison, The Courteeners, Turbowolf, Motor Sister, Lonely The Brave, Tove Lo, Rolo Tomassi, TesseracT, Basement Jaxx, Luke Haines, Our Last Night, Lanterns On The Lake, Tribulation, The Hoosiers, Geko, Despacio, Hawkwind, Bill Ryder Jones, The Beach, Tigercub, Protomartyr, Skepta, Dog Fashion Disco, Jack Off Jill, Deez Nuts, DMAs, Black Honey, The Score, Trixie Whitley, Samantha Crain, Sonic Boom Six, Girls Names and many more!

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