This Week’s New Releases: Megan Thee Stallion, The Cribs And Tim Minchin

This week is busy! Megan Thee Stallion has dropped her highly anticipated debut album, as has Australian comedian and composer Tim Minchin, while the Cribs have returned with ‘Midnight Network’ that was recorded at Foo Fighters’ Studio 606 in Los Angeles.

Fancy a bit more? There’s a huge list below, including new records from Butch Vig’s 5 Billion In Diamonds, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Phoebe Bridgers, Refused and Shaggy — what a dinner party that would make!?

5 Billion In Diamonds – ‘Divine Accidents’ (Make)

Annie Lennox – ‘A Christmas Cornucopia (10th Anniversary)’ (La Lennoxa/Island)

AWOLNATION – ‘Angel Miners & The Lightning Riders Live From 2020’ (Better Noise)

BTS – ‘BE’ (BigHit Entertainment)

Cabaret Voltaire – ‘Shadow Of Fear’ (Inton/Mute)

The Cribs – ‘Night Network’ (Sonic Blew)

Dirty Projectors – ‘5EPs’ (Domino)

Dream Wife – ‘IRL (Live In London 2020)’ (Lucky Number)

Ellie Goulding – ‘Songbook for Christmas’ EP (Polydor)

Frost* – ‘Experiments In Mass Appeal (Remixed and Remastered)’ and ‘Falling Satellites (Remastered)’ (InsideOut)

Frosty – ‘Under Surveillance’ (Relentless)

Grandaddy – ‘The Sophtware Slump ….. on a wooden piano’ (Dangerbird)

Jamie Cullum – ‘The Pianoman at Christmas’ (Island)

Jewel – ‘Pieces Of You (25th Anniversary)’ (Craft)

John Fogerty – ‘Fogerty’s Factory (Expanded)’ (BMG)

Josh Groban – ‘Harmony’ (Reprise)

Kacey Johansing – ‘No Better Time’ (Night Bloom Records)

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – ‘K.G.’ and ‘Live in San Francisco ’16’ (ATO)

Kodaline – ‘One Day At A Time – Deluxe’ (B-Unique/AWAL)

Lindstrøm and Prins Thomas – ‘III’ (Smalltown)

Liturgy – ‘Origin Of The Alimonies’ (YLYLCYN)

Loski – ‘Music, Trial & Trauma: A Drill Story’ (Since ’93)

Meek Mill – ‘Quarantine Pack’ (Maybach/Atlantic)

Megan Thee Stallion – ‘Good News’ (1501 Certified Ent/300 Ent)

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe – ‘Together At Christmas’ (Decca)

Neil Diamond – ‘Classic Diamonds With The London Symphony Orchestra’ (UMG)

Nick Cave – ‘Idiot Prayer (Nick Cave Alone At Alexandra Palace)’ (Bad Seed Ltd/AWAL)

Phoebe Bridgers – ‘Copycat Killer’ EP (Dead Oceans)

The Piano Guys – ’10’ (Sony)

Refused – ‘The Malignant Fire’ EP (Spinefarm/Search and Destroy/Universal)

Routine – ‘And Other Things’ EP (Dead Oceans)

Shaggy – ‘Christmas In The Islands’ (Island)

Silverstein – ‘Redux II’ (NSEW)

Tayla Parx – ‘Coping Mechanisms’ (Tayla Made/Atlantic)

Tim Minchin – ‘Apart Together’ (BMG)

Tourists – ‘Another State’ (Modern Sky UK)

The War On Drugs – ‘Live Drugs’ (Super High Quality Records)

When Rivers Meet – ‘We Fly Free’ (One Road)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: Kasabian, Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, Foals, Level 42, Cliff Richard, David Essex and more

Kasabian

The Leicester indie giants will be joined by special guest Sam Fender for a hometown show at Victoria Park on June 20, with tickets on general sale at 9am on October 25.

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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds will play shows in Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Manchester, Dublin, Leeds and London, where they’ve lined up two nights at the O2 Arena, during May. Tickets go on sale from 10am on October 25. The band recently released their new album ‘Ghosteen’, the long-awaited follow-up to 2016’s ‘Skeleton Tree’, which you can listen to in full below.

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Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott have lined up 12 shows in 10 cities, including two dates at the London Palladium on April 29 and 30. The duo are hitting the road in support of their new album, ‘Manchester Calling’, which is due out on March 6. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on October 25.

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Foals

The Oxford indie band will play Edinburgh’s Usher Hall, two dates at Olympia London, Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom and Birmingham Arena next spring, as well as an open-air gig at Cardiff Castle on July 10. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on October 25.

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Level 42

The jazz-funk band will be joined by guests Hipsway at 24 shows during October and November, including stops in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Hull, Bath, Cardiff, Southend and London, where they’ll perform at the Royal Albert Hall on October 22. Tickets for the From Eternity To Here Tour go on general sale at 10am on October 25.

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Cliff Richard

The veteran performer, who last year released ‘Rise Up’, will celebrate his 80th birthday with shows in Gateshead, Glasgow, Blackpool, Birmingham, Nottingham, Sheffield, Manchester, Bournemouth, Brighton and London, where he’ll play two nights at the Royal Albert Hall. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 25.

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David Essex

The legend of stage and screen has confirmed 18 shows, including a performance at the London Palladium on October 20. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on October 25.

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Also announced this week:

Robbie Williams, Louis Tomlinson, Grace Carter, Tom Walker, Twin Atlantic, Charlotte Lawrence, Ashanti, Ginuwine, Mario, Steven Wilson, JP Cooper, the Lasters, the Orielles, Seafret, David Rodigan and the Outlook Orchestra, Tori Kelly, Stiff Little Fingers, Country 2 Country, Little Dragon, Ronnie Wood, Stereophonics, Wire, Avril Lavigne, Nick Kroll, Jimmy Carr, Ed Byrne, Rob Brydon, Frank Skinner and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s New Releases: Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds, Angel Olsen, City And Colour

There are some lovely records arriving this week. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have put out the follow-up to 2016’s ‘Skeleton Tree’, having only announced it last week, Angel Olsen has offered up LP #4, and Dallas Green has treated us to his sixth City and Colour album.

Head below to check out the rest of this week’s new releases.

Angel Olsen – ‘All Mirrors’ (Jagjaguwar)

Bedouin Soundclash – ‘MASS’ (Mr Bongo/Easy Star/Sony Canada)

City and Colour – ‘A Pill For Loneliness’ (Still)

Danny Brown – ‘uknowhatimsayin¿’ (Warp Records)

The Darkness – ‘Easter Is Cancelled’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Dermot Kennedy – ‘Without Fear’ (Riggins Recording Limited)

DIIV – ‘Deceiver’ (Captured Tracks)

FEET – ‘What’s Inside Is More Than Just Ham’ (Clapped Records)

Finneas – ‘Blood Harmony’ EP (OYOY)

Gesaffelstein – ‘NOVO SONIC SYSTEM’ EP (Columbia)

Halfnoise – ‘Natural Disguise’ (Lab Records)

Jvck James – ‘Detour’ EP (Vibe Out Records)

King Nun – ‘Mass’ (Dirty Hit)

Maisie Peters – ‘It’s Your Bed Babe, It’s Your Funeral’ (Atlantic)

The Menzingers – ‘Hello Exile’ (Epitaph)

Micah Erenberg – ‘Love Is Gonna Find You’ (Sleepless)

Mika – ‘My Name Is Michael Holbrook’ (Republic)

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – ‘Ghosteen’ (Ghosteen Ltd)

Nine Below Zero – ‘Avalanche’ (Zed via Absolute)

OMD – ‘Souvenir’ (Virgin EMI)

Oscar Jerome – ‘Live In Amsterdam’ (Caroline International)

Sabrina Claudio – ‘Truth Is’ (SC Entertainment)

Simple Minds – ‘Live In The City Of Angels’ (BMG)

Summer Walker – ‘Over It’ (Love Renaissance (LVRN)/Interscope Records/Polydor)

Swim Deep – ‘Emerald Classics’ (Pop Committee/Cooking Vinyl)

Toxic Holocaust – ‘Primal Future: 2019’ (Entertainment One)

Wilco – ‘Ode To Joy’ (dBpm)

Wildwood Kin – ‘Wildwood Kin’ (Sony)

William DuVall – ‘One Alone’ (DVL Recordings)

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Staff Picks: Laura ‘Riot Goth’ Johnson

I’ve survived another year! In the process I’ve gained a few pounds and new friends, lost my voice after screeching along at numerous gigs and a shedload of money by spending way more than I should on fantastic records and merch.

It may be a sombre subject, but I didn’t feel I could reflect on the year without commenting on how I’ve been inspired by the strength of the victims who have stood up against their abusers within the music industry, and elsewhere, throughout this year, and many more prior. It is heartbreaking that we cannot go a day on Twitter without another instance surfacing, but I am glad that the true extent of the problem is finally beginning to be seen and challenged.

That being said, I refuse to let those awful humans detract from what has been an otherwise great year for new music. Check out what caused my ears to prick and heart to swell, Grinch-like, below.

ALBUMS

Alex Lahey – ‘I Love You Like A Brother’

Beth Ditto – ‘Fake Sugar’

Bully – ‘Losing’

Diet Cig – ‘I Swear I’m Good At This’

Downtown Boys – ‘Cost Of Living’

Idles – ‘Brutalism’

Japandroids – ‘Near To The Wild Heart Of Life’

Kamikaze Girls – ‘Seafoam’

Sacred Paws – ‘Strike A Match’

Weaves – ‘Wide Open’

Worriers – ‘Survival Pop’

GIGS

Beach Slang – The Exchange, Bristol – January 20

Petrol Girls – Le Pub, Newport – March 16

Idles – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff – April 5

Meat Wave – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff – April 24 (pictured at the top of the page)

Japandroids – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London – May 6

Kamikaze Girls (supporting Gnarwolves) – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff – May 17

HCBP (debut headline show) – The Moon, Cardiff – June 1

Sad13 – The Big Top, Cardiff – June 25

Ho99o9 (ArcTanGent Set) – Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin – August 18

HCBP (ArcTanGent Set) – Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin – August 19

Asphalt (Japan) – Le Public Space, Newport – August 28

Dead Arms/Twisted Ankle/ Eva Bartok/ Salt Bath – The Moon, Cardiff – September 15

Sacred Paws – Transport Club, Cardiff – September 22

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Bournemouth International Centre – September 24

Baby In Vain – The Moon, Cardiff – October 13

Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes – O2 Academy Bristol – December 1

Marilyn Manson – Newport Centre, Newport (Wales) – December 8

DIY Cardiff’s Third Birthday feat Apologies, I Have None/Kamikaze Girls/The Doublecross/Masts/Esuna- Cathays Community Centre, Cardiff – December 16

THE WORST OF ALL THE AWFUL BAND NAMES I’VE HEARD THIS YEAR

Yes Lad

Elephant Stone

Evil Triplet

Mr Irish Bastard

Bum Freak In Egypt

Exactly Violent Style

Rat In  A Bucket

Spunk Volcano and the Eruptors

Hello Moth

The Buttery Trio

Warcrab

Incontinence

Cocaine Piss

Mexican Chili Funeral Party

Drug Honky

Prosthetic Cunt

Corpsefucking Art

Egomunk

Henry Metal

Soul Enema

Terror Pigeon

Glory Hole Guillotine

Spiritual Bat

Teen Mortgage

Dildo’s Panda Fight

Bed Wettin Bad Boys

Infected

Torso Murder

Septic Flesh

Pile Of Priests

Cyanide Sundae

Infected Syren

Fistula

THE BEST OF THE AMAZING BAND NAMES I’VE HEARD THIS YEAR

Foetal Juice

Tyrannosorceress

Hallouminati

OTHER STUFF I’VE ENJOYED THIS YEAR

SONG: First Aid Kit – You Are The Problem Here

TV: Big Mouth

PODCAST: My Brother, My Brother And Me – I don’t listen to nearly enough podcasts so feel free to send me recommendations!

MERCH: Kamikaze Girls’ ‘Nervous Millennials’ t-shirt and ‘I’m not your fucking sweetheart mate’ tote bag.

FOOD: Red’s Devil Wing BBQ Sauce

DRINK: Almond Butter Crunch Shake from Anna Loka in Cardiff

COMEBACK: Me: “Dad, when you die if we cremate you we can put your ashes into a vinyl record of your favourite song if you want? A band called Idles did it recently!”

Dad: “Are you joking? I don’t want to be going around in circles forever!”

**You can find Laura on Twitter and Instagram

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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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Tour Of The Week: Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have announced a run of UK arena shows in September. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds tickets are on sale now, priced £35.00/£45.00 plus fees.

Having released ‘Skeleton Tree’ last year, Cave and band will call in Bournemouth, Manchester Glasgow, Nottingham and London, where they’ll perform at the O2 Arena, as part of a European tour.

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sun September 24 2017 – BOURNEMOUTH Bournemouth Int’nl Centre
Mon September 25 2017 – MANCHESTER Arena
Wed September 27 2017 – GLASGOW SSE Hydro
Thu September 28 2017 – NOTTINGHAM Motorpoint Arena
Sat September 30 2017 – LONDON O2

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Arcade Fire, Nick Cave And The Badseeds, Green Day And Nashville In Concert

ARCADE FIRE

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

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NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have lined up UK arena shows as part of a European tour, including stops in Bournemouth, Manchester, Glasgow, Nottingham and London during September. Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 17, priced £35.00/£45.00 plus fees.

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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. Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 17, priced £39.50 plus fees.

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NASHVILLE IN CONCERT

Stars of the television series Nashville 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. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on Friday February 17, prices start at £32.50 plus fees.

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

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U2 Hit #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For January

It’s a new year so we thought we’d give you a new chart. For the next few months we’ll be bringing you monthly instalments listing not just our top 20 best selling acts, but a whopping 40!

Kicking things off at #1 are Irish rockers U2, who have soared to the top spot with The Joshua Tree tourFollowing closely behind are  Little Mix who have lined up a Summer Shout Out tour and autumn Glory Days tour. Making up the rest of the top five is Drake , who is currently on the road in the UK for the Boy Meets World tour, Neil Diamond, who will bring his 50th anniversary tour to the UK and Ireland in October and Bruno Mars, who will bring his 24K Magic World Tour to arenas around the UK and Ireland in April and May.

At the bottom of the chart we have The Stone RosesBonoboShawn MendesStrictly Come Dancing and Tory Lanez. Come back and see us next month to see if they’re able to hold on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be waving them goodbye.

1. U2
2. Little Mix
3. Drake
4. Neil Diamond
5. Bruno Mars
6. Coldplay
7. Adele
8. Micky Flanagan
9. The Killers
10. Robbie Williams
11. Guns N’Roses
12. The Weeknd
13. Phil Collins
14. Black Sabbath
15. Kings of Leon
16. Green Day
17. Olly Murs
18. Depeche Mode
19. Jack Whitehall
20. James Arthur
21. The xx
22. Run The Jewels
23. Elbow
24. Two Door Cinema Club
25. Bryan Adams
26. James Blunt
27. The Chainsmokers
28. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
29. The Tenderloins
30. Evanescence
31. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
32. Ariana Grande
33. Paul Weller
34. Jeff Lynne’s ELO
35. The Kooks
36. Tory Lanez
37. Strictly Come Dancing
38. Shawn Mendes
39. Bonobo
40.The Stone Roses

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Lady Gaga

2. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

3. The Cribs

4. The Cranberries

5. Little Big Town

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Top Tours This Week!!

Lady Gaga

Fresh from headlining the half time show at last weekend’s Super Bowl, Lady Gaga has announced details of her Joanne world tour, with stops planned at London’s O2 Arena, Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena and Manchester Arena in October.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10, priced from £40.00 plus fees.


Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds have announced UK arena shows as part of a European tour, including stops in Bournemouth, Manchester, Glasgow, Nottingham and London during September.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 17.


Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan has added a trio of April shows at the London Palladium to his spring tour plans.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on February 10.


Natalie Imbruglia

Natalie Imbruglia has announced unplugged shows in London, Manchester, Dublin and Birmingham during May.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10, prices start at £24.50/£32.50 plus fees.


The Cranberries

The Cranberries will be accompanied by a string quartet for shows in Dublin, Belfast, London, Bristol, Gateshead, Glasgow, York and Manchester during May.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10, prices start at £40.00 plus fees.


Stormzy

Stormzy has announced UK and Ireland dates for his Gang Signs & Prayer tour, which shares its name with the grime artist’s upcoming new record. Stops include Dublin, Belfast, Liverpool, Leicester, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Norwich, Bournemouth, Bristol, Nottingham, Sheffield and London between March 29 and May 3.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 9, prices start at £20.00/£24.75 plus fees.


The Cribs

The Cribs will celebrate the 10th anniversary of their third album, ‘Men’s Needs, Women’s Needs, Whatever’, with a spring UK tour.
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Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 10, priced £20.00/£23.50 plus fees.


Little Big Town

Little Big Town, who will release ‘The Breaker’ on February 24, will call in Manchester, Birmingham, Gateshead, Glasgow and Bristol prior to a London date at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the Albert Sessions series in the autumn. Seth Ennis will open.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10, priced £27.50/£28.50 plus fees.


Gavin DeGraw

Gavin DeGraw has announced a handful of acoustic performances for May, including stops in Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Belfast and London during May.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10, priced £23.00 plus fees.


Mark Lanegan

Mark Lanegan has lined up dates for the UK leg of his Gargoyle tour. The tour shares its name with the former Screaming Trees vocalist’s upcoming LP and hits Birmingham’s O2 Institute, Glasgow’s Garage, Manchester’s O2 Ritz and London’s KOKO between June 19 and 22.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on February 10,  priced £20.00/£20.50/£22.00 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Kings Of Leon, The Wombats, John Mayer, Melanie C, Madness, House Of Common, Olly Murs, Kaiser Chiefs, Clean Bandit, Charlie Worsham, Blood Youth, Simple Plan, The One Hundred, Bush, Cabbage, Natives, Dan Patlansky, Amber Arcades, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Diana Krall, Brent Cobb, Big Country, King No-One, Sublime With Rome, Hannah Trigwell, Gladys Knight, En Vogue, Cat Power, The Magpie Salute, To Kill A King and more!

 

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Staff Picks: Laura ‘Riot Goth’ Johnson

You know the drill, another year has passed, new records have come out, some I’ve liked, some not so much. Below is a list of those that struck a chord with me in 2016. I also ventured out to some gigs so decided to share the best of that bunch too, along with all the shameless selfies I took with bands this year, and some other bits and bobs.

ALBUMS

‘Paradise’ – White Lung

‘Shape Shift With Me’ – Against Me!

‘A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings’ – Beach Slang

‘Afraid Of Heights’ – Billy Talent

‘Painkillers’ – Brian Fallon

‘The Bride’ – Bat For Lashes

‘Hit Reset’ – The Julie Ruin

‘Skeleton Tree’ – Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

‘The Big Fit’ – Skating Polly

‘Lost Time’ – Tacocat

‘Weaves’ – Weaves

GIGS

Funeral For A Friend (farewell show performing ‘Casually Dressed And Deep In Conversation’ in its entirety) – University Y Plas, Cardiff – April 6

Brian Fallon & the Crowes – O2 Academy Bristol – April 10

Tacocat – Moon Club, Cardiff – May 5

Iggy Pop – Royal Albert Hall, London – May 13

White Lung – Start The Bus, Bristol – May 25

Heck @ Camden Rocks – Underworld, London – June 4 (pictured below)

Skating Polly – Moon Club, Cardiff – June 15

L7 – O2 Forum Kentish Town, London – September 13

Weaves (supporting Dilly Dally) – The Globe, Cardiff – September 20

The Julie Ruin – KOKO, London – December 2

ALL THE AWFUL BAND NAMES I’VE HEARD THIS YEAR

The String Cheese Incident
Holocausto Cannibal
Basement Torture Killings
Bangover
Scum Pulse
Premature Birth
Destiny Potato
Make Me A Donut
Penguin Prison
Dog Chocolate
Anal Floss Is Boss
Bad II Dreems
Palace Of Worms
Cancerous Womb
Girth Control
Cry Wank
Girls Pissing On Girls Pissing
Rectal Smegma
Infant Death
Grilled Human Brain
Oozing Wound
Marianne Toilet & The Runs
Breast Massage
Mountain Of Wizard
Fat Stupid Ugly People
Faces Of The Bog
Witch Vomit

MY STOCK OF SHAMELESS SELFIES

Alex Rosamilia – The Gaslight Anthem/Brian Fallon & The Crowes

Ben Kowalewicz – Billy Talent

Chris Farren

Demob Happy

Tacocat

Jasmyn Burke – Weaves

Kenny Mellman – The Julie Ruin

Mish Way-Barber – White Lung

Skating Polly

OTHER STUFF I’VE ENJOYED THIS YEAR

FESTIVAL: ArcTanGent – Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin – August 18-20

VIDEO: Heck – Good As Dead

FILM: Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them

TV: Atlanta

BOOK: Tranny – Laura Jane Grace & Dan Ozzi

FOOD: Frank’s RedHot Original Sauce

DRINK: Black coffee

MERCH: Tacocat T-shirt (pictured below)

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