This Week’s New Releases: Miley Cyrus, The Smashing Pumpkins And Palm Reader

This week is a mixed bag for sure. Miley Cyrus has put our her highly anticipated new record that features collaborations with Dua Lipa, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Billy Idol and Steve Nicks, while the Smashing Pumpkins have returned with a double LP, and Palm Reader have shared the follow-up to 2018’s ‘Braille’.

In the mood for some more new music? Head below.

AJ Tracey – ‘Secure The Bag! 2’ (AJ Tracey)

Ane Brun – ‘How Beauty Holds The Hand Of Sorrow’ (Balloon Ranger Recordings)

Dream Theater – ‘Distant Memories – Live In London (Bonus Track Edition)’ (InsideOut)

Exit Kid – ‘Garden’ EP (Emre Turkmen)

Flohio – ‘No Panic No Pain’ (AlphaTone)

Gary Barlow – ‘Music Played By Humans’ (Polydor)

Heavy Pettin – ‘Best Of’ (Burnt Out Wreckords/Cherry Red)

Juicy J – ‘The Hustle Continues’ (Trippy Music/Entertainment One U.S.)

Miley Cyrus – ‘Plastic Hearts’ (RCA)

Palm Reader – ‘Sleepless’ (Church Road Records)

Paul Weller – ‘On Sunset (Remixes)’ EP (Solid Bond/Polydor)

Perry Farrell – ‘The Glitz; The Glamour’ (Last Man)

The Psychotic Monks – ‘Private Meaning First’ (FatCat Records)

Seasick Steve – ‘Blues In Mono’ (There’s A Dead Skunk Records)

Shakin’ Stevens – ‘Singled Out’ (BMG)

The Smashing Pumpkins – ‘CYR’ (Sumerian Records)

Steps – ‘What The Future Holds’ (BMG)

Sundara Karma – ‘Kill Me’ EP (Chess Club Recordings)

Supergrass – ‘Live On Other Planets (Live 2020)’ (Supergrass Records)

Tim Burgess – ‘Ascent Of The Ascended’ EP (Bella Union)

Tori Handsley – ‘As We Stand’ (Cadillac Records)

Will Joseph Cook – ‘Something To Feel Good About’ (Bad Hotel)

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Video Of The Week: Shakin’ Stevens – Merry Christmas Everyone

As we wind down for the festive break, here’s the 1985 Christmas chart-topping classic, Merry Christmas Everyone by Shakin’ Stevens.

In time for Christmas 2015, Shaky released a revamped version of the song, which featured elements of folk and bluegrass music, as a charity single in collaboration with The Salvation Army.

Head to our music video page on the official Stereoboard website for the latest video releases.

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


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


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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Pre-Sale Tickets: Reginald D. Hunter, Ross Noble, David O’Doherty, Empire Of The Sun And Shakin’ Stevens



The comedian will perform at theatres and concert halls between April 26 and June 24, 2017, including two nights at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Tickets are on pre-sale now, ahead of general sale at 9am on September 28, prices start at £23.00 plus fees.

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Prior to kicking off his Brain Dump tour tonight at the Barbican in York, the Newcastle-born funnyman has added 13 new shows between January 12 and February 11, 2017, including stops in Cheltenham, Barnstaple, Exeter, Llandudno, Aberystwyth, Bexhill-on-Sea, Crawley, Worthing, Basingstoke, Watford, Bournemouth and Canterbury, plus an extra date in Swindon. Tickets are on pre-sale at 9am on September 28, ahead of general sale at 9am on September 30, prices start at £25.00/£26.00 plus fees.

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The comedian will bring his brand new show of “talking and songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986” to 17 major towns and cities between January 25 and March 15, including a performance at London’s O2 Forum. Tickets are on pre-sale at 10am on September 29, ahead of general sale at 10am on September 30, priced £17.50/£18.50/£20.00 plus fees.

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The alt-electro duo will make their first UK appearance since 2013 at London’s Roundhouse on October 13, prior to the release of their third studio album, ‘Two Vines’, which is out on October 28 through Virgin EMI. Tickets are on pre-sale now, ahead of general sale at 10am on September 28, priced £35.00 plus fees.

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Shakin’ Stevens has confirmed a new show at Newcastle City Hall on May 25, as part of his spring 2017 Echoes Of Our Times tour. Tickets are on pre-sale at 9am on September 29, ahead of general sale at 9am on September 30, priced from £22.50 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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On This Day In Music: Shakin’ Stevens At #1 With Merry Christmas Everyone

On December 28, 1985 Welsh singer-songwriter Shakin’ Stevens reached #1 on the UK singles chart with Merry Christmas Everyone.

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