This Week’s New Releases: Billie Elish, Bleachers and Prince

It’s the week a lot of people have been waiting for. Billie Eilish has finally dropped her highly anticipated second album, Jack Antonoff’s Bleachers have put out their third LP, and a posthumous Prince album has arrived featuring 11 previously unreleased original tracks— some of which were only ever performed live by the star or featured on webcasts or radio.

Not your cup of tea? Check out more new music below.

Aretha Franklin – ‘ARETHA’ (Atlantic)

Billie Eilish – ‘Happier Than Ever’ (Interscope)

Bleachers – ‘Take The Sadness Out Of Saturday Night’ (RCA)

Blues Traveler – ‘Traveler’s Blues’ (Round Hill)

Creeper – ‘American Noir’ (Roadrunner)

Dot Allison – ‘Heart-Shaped Scars’ (SA Recordings)

Durand Jones and the Indications – ‘Private Space’ (Dead Oceans)

Isaiah Rashad – ‘The House Is Burning’ (Top Dawg/Warner)

Koleżanka – ‘Place Is’ (Bar None)

Leela James – ‘See Me’ (BMG)

Los Lobos – ‘Native Sons’ (New West)

LUMP (Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay) – ‘Animal’ (Chrysalis)

Needtobreathe – ‘Into The Mystery’ (Elektra)

The Overtones – ’10’ (Hurricane)

Prince – ‘Welcome 2 America’ (NPG)

Sam Mehran – ‘Cold Brew’ (Weird World/Domino)

Seether – ‘Wasteland – The Purgatory’ (EP) (Fantasy/Concord)

Shadowlark – ‘Avalanche’ (Warner)

Sik World – ‘Still Lost 2’ (Sik World)

Skepta – ‘All In’ (EP) (Boy Better Know)

Sonny and the Sunsets- ‘New Day With New Possibilities’ (Rocks In Your Head)

Son Volt – ‘Electro Melodier’ (Thirty Tigers)

Tangents – ‘Timeslips & Chimeras’ (Temporary Residence)

Torres – ‘Thirstier’ (Merge)

Unknown T – ‘Adolescence’ (Island)

Yola – ‘Stand For Myself’ (Concord)

 

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This Week’s New Releases: Pearl Jam, Dua Lipa And Waxahatchee

As the craziness around the world continues, the new releases are still rolling in and giving us some respite. Pearl Jam have finally followed up 2013’s ‘Lightning Bolt’, Dua Lipa has dropped her highly anticipated sophomore LP and Waxahatchee has put out her fifth.

Fancy some more new music? Head due south.

5 Seconds Of Summer – ‘C A L M’ (Interscope)

Basia Bulat – ‘Are You In Love?’ (Secret City)

Bon Iver – ‘Blood Bank’ EP (10th Anniversary Edition) (Jagjaguwar)

Brian Fallon – ‘Local Honey’ (Lesser Known Records)

The Chats – ‘High Risk Behaviour’ (Bargain Bin Records/Cooking Vinyl Australia)

Deeper – ‘Auto-pain’ (Fire Talk Records)

Dua Lipa – ‘Future Nostalgia’ (Warner Records)

Half Waif – ‘The Caretaker’ (Anti)

In This Moment – ‘Mother’ (Atlantic)

Lilly Hiatt – ‘Walking Proof’ (New West)

Little Dragon – ‘New Me, Same Us’ (Ninja Tune)

Lizzy Farrall – ‘Bruise’ (Pure Noise Records)

Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real – ‘Naked Garden’ (Concord Records)

Melt Yourself Down – ‘100% Yes’ (Decca)

Milk Teeth – ‘Milk Teeth’ (Music For Nations)

Nap Eyes – ‘Snapshot of a Beginner’ (Jagjaguwar)

The Orb – ‘Abolition Of The Royal Familia’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Parkway Drive – ‘Viva The Underdogs’ (Epitaph)

PARTYNEXTDOOR – ‘PARTYMOBILE’ (OVO Sound)

Pearl Jam – ‘Gigaton’ (Monkeywrench/Republic)

Roddy Woomble – ‘Everyday Sun’ EP (A Modern Way)

Sarah Peacock – ‘Burn The Witch’ (Road Dog Enterprises)

Skepta, Chipz and Young Adz – ‘Insomnia’ (SKC M29)

Solomon Grey – ‘Music For Picture: Vol. I (Parallels)’ EP (Solomon Grey)

Sorry – ‘925’ (Domino)

Sufjan Stevens and Lowell Brams – ‘Aporia’ (Asthmatic Kitty)

Waxahatchee – ‘Saint Cloud’ (Merge Records)

Windy and Carl – ‘Allegiance and Conviction’ (Kranky)

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This Week’s Top Tickets: The Libertines, Idles, The Damned, Killswitch Engage, Skepta, Van Morrison, Dita Von Teese and more

Indie royalty the Libertines will tour the UK this winter, including a date at the O2 Academy Brixton, London on December 18. Bristol punks Idles, meanwhile, will also hit the road in December, wrapping up with a massive London gig at the iconic Alexandra Palace. Punk pioneers the Damned will team up with Hammer House Of Horror and Circus of Horrors for an immersive, theatrical live experience at the London Palladium in October and American metalcore heroes Killswitch Engage will return with a new album this summer, followed by a UK tour in the autumn.

Grime godfather Skepta will follow up his European festival performances with UK and Ireland headline shows during November, legendary singer-songwriter Van Morrison has lined up a round of dates for later 2019 and early 2020, and burlesque superstar Dita Von Teese will bring her Glamonatrix Tour to the UK in spring 2020.

The Libertines

The band have confirmed performances in Bournemouth, Leeds, Dundee, Glasgow, Manchester, Nottingham, Birmingham, Bristol and London, where they’ll finish up the run at the O2 Academy Brixton on December 18. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 28.

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Idles

The Bristol quintet will perform at Glasgow’s Barrowland Ballroom, Manchester Academy, O2 Academy Leeds, and Alexandra Palace in London for their biggest headline show to date this December. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on June 28.

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The Damned

The punk pioneers have combined with Hammer House Of Horror for a theatrical live experience at the London Palladium on October 28, bringing together the band’s love of horror with a punk rock show. It will also feature cabaret and a supporting cast from Circus of Horrors. Tickets go on sale at 9am on June 28.

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Killswitch Engage

The Massachusetts metalcore quintet, who will return with ‘Atonement’ this summer, will tour Europe in the autumn including shows in Norwich, Bristol, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, and London, where they’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton on October 20. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on June 28.

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Skepta

The grime artist, who recently released an album of the same name, will follow up his European festival performances with headline shows in Manchester, Birmingham, Dublin, Glasgow and London, where he’ll play Olympia, during November. Tickets are on sale now, priced from £38.50 including fees.

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Van Morrison

The legendary singer-songwriter, who released ‘The Prophet Speaks’ last year, will perform in Bournemouth, Cardiff, Oxford and Nottingham in October, Brighton in early December. He’s also lined up three consecutive nights at the Stormont Hotel in Belfast between December 31 to January 2, 2020. Tickets for Belfast are on sale now, while tickets for the rest of the new dates go on sale at 9am on June 28.

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Dita Von Teese

The burlesque superstar will bring her Glamonatrix Tour to the UK in spring 2020, with performances confirmed at Brighton Dome, Birmingham’s Alexandra Theatre, Edinburgh Playhouse, Manchester’s O2 Apollo, and the London Palladium, where she has lined up four shows, during April. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on June 28.

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Also announced this week:

Metronomy, Rammstein, Burna Boy, Bjorn Again, Kojo Anim, Grease Live in Concert, the Phantom of the Opera, Jaden Smith, Anderson .Paak, K Trap, the Interrupters, James Arthur, the Warehouse Project, Wet Wet Wet, Black Peaks, Pulled Apart By Clothes, Yonaka, the Chats, Rhod Gilbert, Queen Symphonic, Russ MB, Mabel, Mahalia, Roam, With Confidence, Thursday, Inglorious, Kaiser Chiefs and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: Super Furry Animals, Skepta, The Orb And Kiss FM Haunted House Party

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SUPER FURRY ANIMALS

Super Furry Animals have lined up dates for their Fuzzy Logic/Radiator tour, which will see the Welsh quintet performing both albums in full and back-to-back in Belfast, Dublin, Norwich, Bristol, Bournemouth, London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Brighton, Leeds and Nottingham, before closing the tour with a hometown show at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on December 17. Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on August 12, priced from £30.00 plus fees.

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SKEPTA

Skepta, who released the 2016 Mercury Prize nominated ‘Konnichiwa’ in May, will be joined by special guests for his biggest headline performance to date at London’s Alexandra Palace on December 2. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 12, priced from £30.00 plus fees.

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THE ORB

The house duo will take their 25th anniversary celebrations of ‘Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld’ on the road for shows in Sheffield, Manchester, Glasgow, Norwich, Brighton, Nottingham, Southampton, Cardiff and Bristol between November 24 and December 10. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 12, priced at £20.00 plus fees.

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KISS FM HAUNTED HOUSE PARTY

Kiss FM will head back to London’s SSE Arena Wembley for the 2016 Halloween Haunted House Party on October 27. The line up has not yet been announced, but last year’s event hosted performances from Rita Ora, Jason Derulo, Jess Glynne, Years & Years and Krept & Konan, Rudimental, Little Mix, Sigma, Ella Henderson and Blonde. Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 12, priced from £28.75.

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

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Reading Festival Reaches #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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With the event only two weeks away Reading Festival has topped Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, followed closely by V Festival, which will take place next week. Meanwhile, last week’s top spot holders, Avenged Sevenfold, have dropped to #7 and Justin Bieber is a non-mover in fourth place.

Death Grips have done well to enter the chart at #8, while below them are Pixies, having fallen from #6 last week. Beyonce is also on her way down the chart, coming in at #15, as is Jamie T, who now holds the penultimate position.

On sale in the next week are some seriously big name shows. You’ve got Super Furry AnimalsThe Flaming Lips, SkeptaSuicide Silence and Sean Paul, among many, many others. Come back and see us next week to see if Reading Festival will continue its reign at the top of the chart.

1. Reading Festival
2. V Festival
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers (Day Ticket at Reading)
4. Justin Bieber
5. The Libertines
6. Rod Stewart
7. Avenged Sevenfold
8. Death Grips
9. Pixies
10. The Cure
11. Bryan Adams
12. Simply Red
13. Billy Connolly
14. Adele
15. Beyonce
16. Louis CK
17. South West Four
18. Travis Scott
19. Jamie T
20. Billy Joel

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

1. Super Furry Animals

2. The Flaming Lips

3. Skepta

4. Suicide Silence

5. Sean Paul

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Super Furry Animals

Super Furry Animals have announced details of their Fuzzy Logic/Radiator tour, which will see the Welsh quintet performing both albums in full and back-to-back at shows in Belfast, Dublin, Norwich, Bristol, Bournemouth, London, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Brighton, Leeds and Nottingham, before closing the tour with a hometown show at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on December 17.
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Tickets will go on general sale at 9am on August 12, priced from £30.00 plus fees.


The Flaming Lips

The Oklahoma band will perform at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on January 21 and Manchester Academy on January 22.
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Tickets are on sale now, priced from £37.50 for London and £32.50 for Manchester, plus fees.


Skepta

Skepta, who put out the 2016 Mercury Prize nominated ‘Konnichiwa’ in May, will be joined by special guests at Alexandra Palace on December 2, his biggest headline show to date.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 12, priced from £30.00 plus fees.


The Orb

The house duo  will take their 25th anniversary celebrations of ‘Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld’ on the road for shows in Sheffield, Manchester, Glasgow, Norwich, Brighton, Nottingham, Southampton, Cardiff and Bristol between November 24 and December 10.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 12, priced at £20.00 plus fees.


Kiss FM Haunted House Party

Kiss FM will return to London’s SSE Arena Wembley for their Halloween Haunted House Party on October 27. The line up has not yet been announced, but last year’s event featured performances from Rita Ora, Jason Derulo, Jess Glynne, Years & Years and Krept & Konan, Rudimental, Little Mix, Sigma, Ella Henderson and Blonde.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on August 12, priced from £28.75.


Also announced this week, so far

The Libertines, Blossoms, Sean Paul, Lissie, Amanda Palmer, Bright Light, Bright Light, Babeheaven, Anathema, The Joy Formidable, Acid Mothers Temple, The Coronas, Molly Hatchet, The Wytches, Jeff The Brotherhood, Betsy, Stone Broken, April Towers, The View, Jonathan Pie, Blood Youth, Suicide Silence, Future Of The Left, Seth Lakeman, The Wave Pictures and many more!

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

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This Week’s New Releases: Andy Black, Skepta And White Lung

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As has become the norm, we’ve got a mixed bag of new releases for you this week. Black Veil Brides frontman Andy Biersack is putting out his debut solo album under his Andy Black moniker, Skepta is finally following up 2011’s ‘Doin’ It Again’ and White Lung are racking up LP #4 with ‘Paradise’.

If none of those tickle your fancy, check out the rest of our picks of this week’s offerings below.

Andy Black – ‘The Shadow Side’ (Island)

Beyoncé – ‘Lemonade’ (physical release) (RCA)

Cyndi Lauper – ‘Detour’ (Sire)

Death Grips – ‘Bottomless Pit’ (Harvest Records)

Goo Goo Dolls – ‘Boxes’ (Warner Bros)

Jean Michel Jarre – ‘Electronica 2: The Heart Of Noise’ (RCA)

Little Scream – ‘Cult Following’ (Merge)

Mike Posner – ‘At Night, Alone’ (Island)

Skepta – ‘Konnichiwa’ (Boy Better Know)

The Duke Spirit – ‘Kin’ (Ex Voto)

White Lung – ‘Paradise’ (Domino)

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