This Week’s New Releases: Sleater-Kinney, Killswitch Engage And The Hold Steady

The day has finally arrived, Sleater-Kinney’s new album is here! However, it does mark their last with drummer Janet Weiss so it’s all a tad bittersweet.

This week we’ve also got Killswitch Engage following up 2016’s ‘Incarnate’ and the Hold Steady putting out their seventh studio album, plus much more.

Head below to check out the rest of the new releases on offer.

Blanck Mass – ‘Animated Violence Mild’ (Scared Bones)

Frank Turner – ‘No Man’s Land’ (Xtra Mile/Polydor)

Friendly Fires – ‘Inflorescent’ (Polydor)

The Hold Steady – ‘Thrashing Thru The Passion’ (Frenchkiss Records)

Ho99o9 – ‘Cyber Warfare’ EP (Toys Have Powers/999 Deathkult)

Illenium – ‘Ascend’ (Atralwerks)

Killswitch Engage – ‘Atonement’ (Metal Blade/Sony)

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – ‘Infest The Rats’ Nest’ (Flightless Records)

Ludovico Einaudi – ‘Seven Days Walking – Day 6’ (Decca)

Mallory Knox – ‘Mallory Knox’ (A Wold At Your Door/Silva Screen)

The Murder Capital – ‘When I Have Fears’ (Human Season)

Off With Their Heads – ‘Be Good’ (Epitaph)

Oh Sees – ‘Face Stabber’ (Castle Face)

Red Hearse – ‘Red Hearse’ (RCA Records)

Ride – ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’ (Wichita)

Rodney Crowell – ‘Texas’ (RC1 Records)

Shura – ‘Forevher’ (Secretly Canadian)

Sleater-Kinney – ‘The Center Won’t Hold’ (Mom + Pop)

Snoh Aalegra – ‘-Ugh, Those Feels Again’ (Artium Recordings)

Various Artists – ‘Quality Control: Control The Streets, Vol.2’ (Quality Control Music/Motown Records/UMG)

Young Thug – ‘So Much Fun’ (300 Entertainment/Atlantic)

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This Week’s New Releases: Laura Marling, The Shins And Idles

This week you really are spoilt for choice. Laura Marling has released the follow up to 2015’s ‘Short Movie’, The Shins have put out their first LP for five years and Bristol band Idles have offered up their long-awaited debut album, ‘Brutalism’.

If none of that’s for you there’s plenty more to cast your eye over below.

Bush – ‘Black And White Rainbows’ (Zuma Rock/Caroline)

Cameron Avery – ‘Ripe Dreams, Pipe Dreams’ (Anti/Epitaph)

Can’t Swim – ‘Fail You Again’ (Pure Noise Records)

Charli XCX – ‘Number 1 Angel’ (mixtape)

Circa Waves – ‘Different Creatures’ (Virgin EMI)

Deep Purple – ‘All I Got Is You’ (earMUSIC)

Greg Graffin – ‘Millport’ (Epitaph)

Hurray for the Riff Raff – ‘The Navigator’ (ATO Records)

Idles – ‘Brutalism’ (Balley Records)

Laura Marling – ‘Semper Femina’ (More Alarming Records/Kobalt Music Recordings)

Mallory Knox – ‘Wired’ (RCA)

Marti Pellow – ‘Mysterious’ (Arctic Poppy)

Paul Weller – ‘Jawbone (Music From The Film)’ (Parlophone UK)

sir Was – ‘Digging A Tunnel’ (City Slang)

Spectres – ‘Condition’ (Sonic Cathedral)

The Shins – ‘Heartworms’ (Columbia)

Tennis – ‘Yours Conditionally’ (Mutually Detrimental)

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Mallory Knox



Mallory Knox will support the release of their third album, ‘Wired’, out on March 10, with shows in Bristol, Cardiff, Norwich, Birmingham, Sheffield, Cambridge, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Liverpool, Portsmouth and Oxford, before finishing things up with two nights at London’s KOKO on April 5 and 6. Tickets for select dates are on pre-sale now, priced £16.00/£16.50 plus fees. General sale begins at 9am on November 4.

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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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AC/DC Are Back On Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart


You can’t keep AC/DC down for long and this week we see them return to the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. Trailing close behind are chart regulars Fleetwood Mac.  Ed Sheeran has also done well to creep back up into the top five, but not enough to get ahead of his BFF Taylor Swift.

It seems as though our new sellers from last week weren’t able to break into the chart this week. Let’s see if Alice CooperThe FratellisMiguelMercury Rev and Mallory Knox can do better next time.

Meanwhile, this week the chart says goodbye to Take ThatBlurBBC Radio 2 LiveRideMichael McIntyreThe 1975Black Stone CherrySimply Red and U2.

1. AC/DC
2. Fleetwood Mac
3. Wireless
4. Taylor Swift
5. Ed Sheeran
6. British Summer Time
7. Dixie Chicks
8. Mötley Crüe
9. Lionel Richie
10. Paloma Faith
11. Neil Diamond
12. James Bay
13. Duran Duran
14. Frankie Valli
15. Paul Weller
16. Def Leppard and Whitesnake
17. One Direction
18. Kacey Musgraves
19. Florence And The Machine
20. Fall Out Boy

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

1. A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa

2. Lianne La Havas

3. Caro Emerald

4. Judas Priest

5. Years & Years

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Motley Crue Hit #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart


Legendary rockers  Mötley Crüe have shot straight to the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, relegating AC/DC to their still very respectable spot at #2.  Meanwhile, Taylor Swift continues her rise up the chart and jumps two places from last week to sneak in at #3.

It has also been a good week for the chart newcomers, Duran Duran and Dixie Chicks have both broken into the top 10, while Black Stone Cherry have come in with a bit less of a bang, ranking #18.

Our farewells this week are many and we say goodbye to Foo FightersJack and JackWill Young5 Seconds Of SummerFaith No MoreBellowheadElton John and Yes.

1. Mötley Crüe
2. AC/DC
3. Taylor Swift
4. Duran Duran
5. Fleetwood Mac
6. Dixie Chicks
7. Ed Sheeran
8. Take That
9. Blur
10. Paloma Faith
11. Florence And The Machine
12. BBC Radio 2 Live
13. Wireless
14. Neil Diamond
15. Ride
16. Michael McIntyre
17. The 1975
18. Black Stone Cherry
19. Simply Red
20. U2

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

1. Alice Cooper

2. The Fratellis

3. Miguel

4. Mercury Rev

5. Mallory Knox

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