Pre-Sale Tickets: Rick Wakeman Announces Winter UK Tour

Rick Wakeman

The former Yes keyboardist will take The Even Grumpier Old Rock Star Xmas Show to London, Dorking, Basingstoke, Leicester, Birmingham, Southport, Gateshead, Manchester, Middlesbrough, Edinburgh, Bradford, Hull, Southend, Cambridge, High Wycombe, Southampton, Salisbury and Bexhill-on-Sea between November 27 and December 21.

Pre-sale opens at 10am on May 14, ahead of general sale at 10am on May 15.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Orange Goblin Announce 25th Anniversary UK And Ireland Tour

Orange Goblin

The London-based band are hitting the road this December in celebration of their 25th anniversary, with shows lined up in Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and Cardiff, as well as two hometown gigs at the Underworld in Camden.

Pre-sale opens at 10am on May 6, ahead of general sale that begins at 10am on May 7.

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This Week’s New Releases: Drake, Car Seat Headrest And JoJo

There are some big hitters dropping new music this week! Drake surprised everyone with the star-studded ‘Dark Demo Tapes’, Car Seat Headrest have put out the highly anticpated follow-up to 2016’s ‘Teens Of Denial’, and JoJo is back with ‘Good To Know’.

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Amyl and the Sniffers – ‘Live At The Croxton’ (Rough Trade)

Austra – ‘Hirudin’ (Domino)

Ben Lukas Boysen – ‘Mirage’ (Erased Tapes)

Boat – ‘Tread Lightly’ (Magic Marker Records)

Boston Manor – ‘Glue’ (Pure Noise Records)

Caleb Landry Jones – ‘The Mother Stone’ (Sacred Bones)

Car Seat Headrest – ‘Making A Door Less Open’ (Matador Records)

Curtis Stigers – ‘Gentleman’ (Emarcy)

Damien Jurado – ‘What’s New, Tomboy?’ (Mama Bird)

Devon Williams – ‘Tear In The Fabric’ (Slumberland Records)

Diet Cig – ‘Do You Wonder About Me?’ (Frenchkiss Records)

Drake – ‘Dark Lane Demo Tapes’ (OVO)

Dudley Simpson – ‘Doctor Who – The Sun Makers’ (Silva Screen Records)

Ghostpoet – ‘I Grow Tired But Dare Not Fall Asleep’ (Play It Again Sam)

Gold Key – ‘Panic Machine’ (Venn Records)

Hala – ‘Red Herring’ (Cinematic Music Group)

Happyness – ‘Floatr’ (Infinit Suds)

Houses Of Heaven – ‘Silent Places’ (Felte)

Joan As Policewoman – ‘Cover Two’ (Sweet Police)

JoJo – ‘Good To Know’ (Warner Records)

liar, flower (Katiejane Garside) – ‘geiger counter’ (One Little Indian)

Man Man – ‘Dream Hunting In The Valley Of The In-Between’ (Sub Pop)

Mark Kingswood – ‘Brave Enough’ (21K Productions)

Ride – ‘Clouds In The Mirror (This Is Not A Safe Place Reimagined By Petr Aleksänder)’ (Wichita Recordings)

The The – ‘See Without Being Seen’ (Cineola)

Vader – Solitude In Madness’ (Nuclear Blast)

Yxng Bane – ‘Quarantime: The Lost Files’ (Disturbing London Records)

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Pre-sale Tickets: Goldie Lookin Chain Announce 20th Anniversary UK Shows

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The Welsh hip hop parody group will celebrate their 20th anniversary with shows in Birmingham and Porthcawl in September, Aberystwyth the following month, Narberth, Newport and Llandudno in November, and Swansea, Leeds and Cardiff in December.

Pre-sale opens at 10am on April 29. General sale begins at 10am on April 30.

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This Week’s New Releases: Trivium, The Used And Lucinda Williams

What a week for new music! Friday finally saw the release of Trivium’s ninth studio album, the Used followed up 2017’s ‘The Canyon’, and Lucinda Williams put out ‘Good Souls Better Angels’.

Not your bag? There’s plenty more to spin below.

999 – ‘Bish! Bash! Bosh!’ (Cleopatra Records)

Alice Bag – ‘Sister Dynamite’ (In The Red Records)

America – ‘Heritage II: Demos/Alternate Takes 1971-1976’ (Omnivore)

Andrew Gold – ‘Something New: Unreleased Gold’ (Omnivore)

AWOLNATION – ‘Angel Miners and the Lightning Riders’ (Better Noise Music)

BC Camplight – ‘Shortly After Takeoff’ (Bella Union)

Birds Of Tokyo – ‘Human Design’ (Birds of Tokyo Pty Ltd)

Brendan Benson  – ‘Dear Life’ (Third Man Records)

Cassowary – ‘Cassowary’ (Fat Possum Records)

Cirith Ungol – ‘Forever Black’ (Metal Blade Records)

Cutting Crew – ‘Ransomed Healed Restored Forgiven’ (August Day)

Dance Gavin Dance – ‘Afterburner’ (Rise Records)

Danzig – ‘Danzig sings Elvis’ (Cleopatra Records)

Dead Ghosts – ‘Automatic Changer’ (Burger Records)

Elder – ‘Omens’ (Stickman)

Ezra Furman – ‘Sex Education OST’ (Bella Union)

Fivio Foreign – ‘800 BC’ (RichFish/Columbia)

Frank Turner – ‘Live In Newcastle’ (Xtra Mile Recordings/Polydor)

Hayley Williams – ‘Petals For Armor II’ EP (Atlantic)

Hazel English – ‘Wake Up!’ (Marathon)

K Camp – ‘Kiss 5’ (Interscope)

Kali Uchis – ‘To Be Alive’ EP (Virgin EMI)

Katatonia – ‘City Burials’ (Peaceville Records)

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard – ‘Chunky Shrapnel’ (KGLW)

Lennon Stella – ‘Three. Two. One’ (Records/Columbia)

Lonr. – ‘Land Of Nothing Real’ (Epic)

Lucinda Williams – ‘Good Souls Better Angels’ (Highway 20 Records)

Mark Kozelek – ‘All The Best, Isaac Hayes’ (Caldo Verde Records)

Marker Starling – ‘High January’ (Tin Angel)

Other Lives – ‘For Their Love’ (Play It Again Sam)

OTR – ‘Lost At Midnight’ (Astralwerks)

The Pack A.D. – ‘It Was Fun While It Lasted’ (The Pack A.D./Fontana North)

Peter Oren – ‘The Greener Pasture’ (Western Vinyl)

Rose McGowan – ‘Planet 9’ (Damage Inc)

RVG – ‘Feral’ (Fire Records)

Scouting For Girls – ‘Everybody Wants To Be On TV – Lost Songs’ EP (Sony)

Sophie Tassignon – ‘Mysteries Unfold’ (RareNoise Records)

Tom Misch and Yussef Dayes – ‘What Kinda Music’ (Caroline)

Trivium – ‘What The Dead Men Say’ (Roadrunner)

The Used – ‘Heartwork’ (Hassle Records)

Warbringer – ‘Weapons Of Tomorrow’ (Napalm Records)

Wares – ‘Survival’ (Mint Records)

White Poppy – ‘Paradise Gardens’ (Not Not Fun)

Wiz Khalifa – ‘The Saga Of Wiz Khalifa’ (Taylor Gang/Atlantic)

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This Week’s New Releases: Fiona Apple, Gerry Cinnamon And Enter Shikari

What a week for new music! Fiona Apple has released her first new album in eight years, Gerry Cinnamon has put out his highly anticipated second LP, and Enter Shikari have followed up 2017’s ‘The Spark’.

Pop below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Ashley McBryde – ‘Never Will’ (Rhino)

The Black Dahlia Murder – ‘Verminous’ (Metal Blade Records)

Clive Gregson – ‘Every Face Is Turned My Way (2020-04)’ (Gregsongs)

DaBaby – ‘Blame It On Baby’ (South Coast Music Group/Interscope Records)

Datura4 – ‘West Coast Highway’ (Alive Records)

David Bowie – ‘Reality (Yellow Vinyl)’ (Friday Music/Columbia/ISO Records)

Duke Dumont – ‘Duality’ (EMI)

DVSN – ‘A Muse In Her Feelings’ (OVO Sound/Warner Records)

Elbow – ‘Live At The Ritz – An Acoustic Performance’ (Polydor)

Enter Shikari – ‘Nothing Is True & Everything Is Possible’ (So Recordings)

EOB – ‘Earth’ (Capitol Records)

Fiona Apple – ‘Fetch The Bolt Cutters’ (Epic Records)

Gerry Cinnamon – ‘The Bonny’ (Little Runaway Records)

The Howling Hex – ‘Knuckleball Express’ (Fat Possum Records)

Jeremy Zucker – ‘Love Is Not Dying’ (Island)

Jonathan Antoine – ‘Going The Distance’ (Masterworks)

Led Zeppelin – ‘Jimmy Page Birthda At The Royal Albert Hall 9 January 1970 (Vinyl)’ (Dbqp)

Leslie Mendelson – ‘If You Can’t Say Anything Nice’ (Royal Potato)

Lido Pimienta – ‘Miss Colombia’ (Anti-/Epitaph)

Ludovico Einaud – ‘Seven Days Walking’ (Decca Records Classics)

Marillion – ‘Script For A Jester’s Tear (Deluxe)’ (PLG UK Catalog)

Monkees – ‘The Monkees Live – The Mike & Micky Show’ (Rhino)

Nafe Smallz – ‘Goat World’ (Ozone Music)

Prince – ‘The Purple Rain Performances (4CD)’ (The Broadcast Archive)

R.A. The Rugged Man – ‘All My Heroes Are Dead’ (Nature Sounds)

Richard Bishop – ‘Oneiric Formulary’ (Drag City)

Rifles – ‘Live At The Roundhouse (2CD)’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Rina Sawayama – ‘Sawayama’ (Dirty Hit)

RJD2 – ‘The Fun Ones’ (RJ’s Electrical Connections)

Ron Sexsmith – ‘Hermitage’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Sepultura – ‘Beneath The Remains (Deluxe Edition)’ (Rhino)

Shabazz Palaces – ‘The Don Of Diamond Dreams’ (Sub Pop)

Shelby Lynne – ‘Shelby Lynne’ (Everso Records)

Soul Asylum – ‘Hurry Up and Wait’ (Blue Élan Records)

Testament – ‘Titans Of Creation’ (Nuclear Blast)

Ulrich Schnauss – ‘A Strangely Isolated Place’ (Scripted Realities)

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This Week’s New Releases: The Strokes, Laura Marling And Nightwish

We don’t want to take up too much of your precious time that could be spent scoffing chocolate eggs, but it’s always good to take time out for new music.

The Strokes are back with their first new album in seven years, Laura Marling has followed up 2017’s ‘Semper Femina’ and Nightwish have put out LP #9.

Head below for some more of this week’s new releases.

Adult. – ‘Perception Is/As/Of Deception’ (Dais Records)

The Buttertones – ‘Jazzhound’ (Innovative Leisure)

Elvis Depressedly – ‘Depressedelica’ (Run For Cover Records)

Extraa – ‘Baked’ (Requiem Pour un Twister)

Jackie Lynn – ‘Jacqueline’ (Drag City)

Joe Satriani – ‘Shapeshifting’ (Legacy/Sony)

John Anderson – ‘Years’ (BMG)

Laura Marling – ‘Song For Our Daughter’ (Chrysalis/Partisan)

Maddie & Tae – ‘The Way It Feels’ (Mercury)

Nightwish – ‘Human:||:Nature’ (Nuclear Blast)

Once & Future Band – ‘Deleted Scenes’ (Castle Face)

The Sleep Eazys – ‘Easy To Buy, Hard To Sell’ (Provogue Records)

The Strokes – ‘The New Abnormal’ (RCA)

Sunwatchers – ‘Oh Yeah?’ (Trouble In Mind)

Trace Mountains – ‘Lost in the Country’ (Run For Cover Records)

Ultimate Fakebook – ‘The Preserving Machine’ (Sonic Ritual Recordings)

Watkins Family Hour – ‘Brother Sister’ (Family Hour Records)

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This Week’s New Releases: Thundercat, All Time Low And Purity Ring

There are some highly anticipated releases for your listening pleasure this week. Thundercat has dropped his star-studded new record, featuring Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington, Childish Gambino, Ty Dolla $ign and Lil B, among others. All Time Low have dropped of LP #8 and Purity Ring have finally followed up 2015’s ‘Another Eternity’.

In the mood for some more new music? Fill your boots below.

All Time Low – ‘Wake Up, Sunshine’ (Fueled By Ramen)

Anna Burch – ‘If You’re Dreaming’ (Heavenly)

Born Ruffians – ‘Juice’ (Yep Roc)

CMON – ‘Confusing Mix of Nations’ (Mexican Summer)

Crisman – ‘Crisman’ (Topshelf Records)

Ellis – ‘Born Again’ (Fat Possum Records)

Empress Of – ‘I’m Your Empress Of’ (Terrible Records)

Hollow Ship – ‘Future Remains’ (PNKSLM)

Irma Vep – ‘Embarrassed Landscape’ (Gringo Records)

James Elkington – ‘Ever-Roving Eye’ (Paradise of Bachelors)

Locate S,1 – ‘Personalia’ (Captured Tracks)

M. Ward – ‘Migration Stories’ (Anti-)

Mystery Jets – ‘A Billion Heartbeats’ (Caroline)

Nathan Fake – ‘Blizzards’ (Cambria Instruments)

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs – ‘Viscerals’ (Rocket Recordings)

Purity Ring – ‘Womb’ (4AD)

Ren Harvieu – ‘Revel In The Drama’ (Bella Union)

Sun Araw – ‘Rock Sutra’ (Sun Ark)

Tētēma – ‘Necroscape’ (Ipecac Recordings)

Thundercat – ‘It Is What It Is’ (Brainfeeder)

Tops – ‘I Feel Alive’ (House Arrest)

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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 New Releases: The Weeknd, Adam Lambert And J Balvin

It’s not very often we say this, but it’s time to take Spinal Tap’s advice. Spin some new records and crank the dial up to eleven to take a break from the craziness that is the world at the moment.

The Weeknd has followed up 2016’s ‘Starboy’, we’ve got a new full-length from Adam Lambert and J Balvin has finally decided to drop his new record. It’s a mixed bag for sure!

Head below for the rest of this week’s new releases.

Adam Lambert – ‘Velvet’ (Empire)

Arbouretum – ‘Let It All In’ (Thrill Jockey)

Baxter Dury – ‘The Night Chancers’ (Heavenly/PIAS)

Conan Gray – ‘Kid Krow’ (Republic Records)

Eliza and the Delusionals – ‘A State Of Living In An Objective Reality’ EP (Cooking Vinyl)

Eye Flys – ‘Tub Of Lard’ (Thrill Jockey)

Helen Money – ‘Atomic’ (Thrill Jockey)

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

Kelsea Ballerini – ‘Kelsea’ (Black River)

Låpsley – ‘Through Water’ (XL Recordings)

Love Fame Tragedy – ‘Five Songs To Briefly Fill The Void’ EP (Good Soldier Records)

Lucifer – ‘Lucifer III’ (Century Media)

Mapache – ‘From Liberty Street’ (Yep Roc)

Moaning – ‘Uneasy Laughter’ (Sub Pop)

Morrissey – ‘I Am Not A Dog On A Chain’ (BMG)

Mykur – ‘Folkesange’ (Relapse Records)

Nick Griffith – ‘7am’ (Dinosaur City Records)

Peter Straker – ‘This One’s On Me (Deluxe)’ (Cherry Red)

Ratgrave – ‘Rock’ (Black Focus)

Roger Eno and Brian Eno – ‘Mixing Colours’ (Deutsche Grammophon)

Sada Baby -‘Skuba Sada 2’ (Asylum Worldwide LLC)

The Slow Readers Club – ‘The Joy Of The Return’ (Modern Sky)

The Weeknd – ‘After Hours’ (Republic/XO)

William Wild – ‘Push Ups’ (Sony)

Young T and Bugsey – ‘Plead The 5th’ (BLack Butter)

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