This Week’s New Releases: Arlo Parks, Celeste and Weezer

This is an exciting week. Arlo Parks has released her highly anticipated debut album, as has fellow rising star Celeste, while Weezer have put out a new album having only announced it a week ago!

Not your bag? There’s plenty more to listen to below, including a new record from noisemakers the Body, a new mixtape from Chip and a new EP from Depeche Mode’s Martin Gore.

Arlo Parks – ‘Collapsed In Sunbeams’ (Transgressive)

Baio – ‘Dead Hand Control’ (Glassnote)

The Besnard Lakes – ‘The Bernard Lakes Are the Last of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings’ (Full Time Hobby)

The Body – ‘I’ve Seen All I Need To See’ (Thrill Jockey)

Celeste – ‘Not Your Muse’ (Polydor)

Chip – ‘Snakes & Ladders’ (Cash Motto)

Divide and Dissolve – ‘Gas Lit’ (Invada)

Grey Daze – ‘Amends… Stripped’ (Loma Vista)

Goat Girl – ‘On All Fours’ (Rough Trade)

Grima x Azza – ‘Tekkers’ EP (Grima x Azza)

J Mascis – ‘Fed Up and Feeling Strange: Live and in Person 1993-1998’ (Cherry Red)

Joan As Police Woman – ‘Live’ (Sweet Police)

Jxyess – ‘Vibe In The Winter’ EP (4udio)

Lia Ices – ‘Family Album’ (Natural Music)

Martin Gore – ‘The Third Chimpanzee’ EP (Mute)

Rats On Rafts – ‘Excerpts From Chapter 3: The Mind Runs a Net of Rabbit Paths’ (Fire Records)

Shofu Tha Beatdown – ‘#Gitt3m’ (WDFA)

Steven Wilson – ‘The Future Bites’ (Caroline International)

Weezer – ‘OK Human’ (Atlantic)

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Top Tickets This Week: Bryan Adams, All Time Low, Aerosmith, New Order, The Beach Boys, Chris De Burgh, Lionel Richie, Crowded House, Kaiser Chiefs, Tinie, Richard Ashcroft, Steven Wilson and more

Bryan Adams

The Canadian rocker will perform at outdoor venues in Bristol, Cardiff, Scarborough, Widnes, Telford, Cornwall, Exeter, Canterbury, Leeds and Oxfordshire, where he’ll be playing as part of Cornbury Music Festival, between June 26 and July 10, 2021. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 11. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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All Time Low

The band, who put out ‘Wake Up, Sunshine’ this spring, will play the O2 Academy Brixton in London, Manchester’s O2 Apollo and the Barrowland Ballroom in Glasgow on September 23, 26 and 27, respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 11.

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Aerosmith

The rock legends will follow up their previously announced arena shows in London and Manchester with a performance at Sheffield’s FlyDSA Arena on July 2. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 11.

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New Order

New Order will headline Manchester’s Heaton Park on September 10 with support from Hot Chip and Working Men’s Club. Tickets are on sale now. The show will fall alongside their rescheduled co-headline North American tour with Pet Shop Boys and their previously announced London show at the O2 Arena on November 6.

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The Beach Boys

The legendary group, led by Mike Love and Bruce Johnston, with Jeffrey Foskett, Christian Love, Tim Bonhomme, John Cowsill, Keith Hubacher, and Scott Totten, will perform two nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall followed by a concert at Scarborough Open Air Theatre in June. Tickets for the London dates are available now, while tickets for their gig on the Yorkshire coast go on general sale at 9am on December 11. Pre-sale tickets are on sale now.

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Chris De Burgh

The Lady In Red singer will follow up a previously arranged run of Irish gigs with UK stops in Glasgow, Perth, York, Liverpool, London, Birmingham, Southend and Bournemouth between October 12 and 24, 2021. De Burgh will be accompanied by his backing band for the trek, with each show featuring an entire performance of his new album, ‘The Legend of Robin Hood’, as well as his greatest hits. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 11.

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Lionel Richie

The soul legend will perform in Bristol City Centre on June 21, with tickets on general sale at 10am on December 11.

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Crowded House

The Australian rock veterans are set to perform at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on June 8, with tickets on general sale at 9am on December 11. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Kaiser Chiefs

The Leeds indie giants, who put out ‘Duck’ in 2019, will perform at Scarborough Open Air Theatre on July 11. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on December 11. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Tinie

Tinie — who has dropped the Tempah from his name — will celebrate the 10th anniversary of ‘Disc-Overy’ with a show at London’s iconic Royal Albert Hall on April 16. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 11.

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Richard Ashcroft

The renowned singer-songwriter will play two nights at the London Palladium on May 21 and 22, marking his first gigs in the city since he sold out the O2 Forum Kentish Town in 2018. Tickets go on general sale at 9.30am on December 11, with prices starting from £35.00.

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Steven Wilson

The English singer, songwriter and producer will bring The Future Bites Tour to Cardiff, Sheffield, Manchester, Glasgow, Birmingham, Portsmouth, London and Nottingham between September 8 and 17, 2021. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on December 11. The trek shares its name with Wilson’s upcoming album, due for release on January 29.

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Also announced this week:

  • Diversity have rescheduled their Connected Tour to 2022 due to COVID-19.
  • Scooter have lined up UK shows for their 2021 God Save The Rave Tour.
  • Idles have joined the line up for 2021’s Eden Sessions.
  • Van Morrison has announced a UK tour for 2021.
  • Bill Bailey has added extra dates to his London Christmas Larks residency and his En Route To Normal Tour.
  • The Hollies have announced an extensive UK tour for autumn 2021.
  • Trivium confirm four headline UK shows for autumn 2021 with support from Heaven Shall Burn, TesseracT, and Fit For An Autopsy.
  • Paul Weller has rescheduled and expanded his spring UK and Ireland tour to winter 2021.

Head here for a full list and to find your tickets. Check our rolling guide to cancelled and postponed events here.

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This Week’s New Releases: U2, Van Morrison And Miguel

Okay, it’s December 1 and pretty much everywhere has started winding down in the run up to Christmas, not the below acts though! Among the list is a new Van Morrison record, U2’s follow up to 2014’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ and Miguel’s new LP, which boasts appearances by Travis Scott, Rick Ross, Quin, Kali Uchis, J. Cole and Salaam Remi.

Andy Grammer – ‘The Good Parts’ (S-Curve Records/Umg)

Bruce Foxton and Russell Hastings – ‘From The Jam – Live!’ (Basstone via Absolute)

Canterbury Cathedral Girls’ Choir – ‘Christmas With Canterbury Cathedral Girls’ Choir’ (Decca)

Chief Keef – ‘The Dedication’ (Rbc Records)

Chris Stapleton – ‘From A Room: Volume 2’ (Decca/Mercury Nashville)

The Eskies – ‘And Don’t Spare The Horses’ (Parochial Dancehall Records)

Five Finger Death Punch – ‘A Decade Of Destruction’ (Eleven Seven)

Glassjaw – ‘Material Control’ (Century Media)

Jennifer Ann – ‘Take Me Home’ EP (Jennifer Ann Music)

Midge Ure – ‘Orchestrated’ (BMG)

Miguel – ‘War & Leisure’ (RCA)

New Order – ‘NOMC15’ (Mute)

Nicholas Krgovich – ‘In An Open Field’ (Tin Angel)

Pitbull – ‘Greatest Hits’ (Mr. 305/Polo Grounds/RCA)

The Skids – ‘Scared To Dance [Box Set]’ (Caroline)

Stealers Wheel – ‘The A&M Years’ (Caroline)

Steven Wilson – ‘Last Day Of June’ OST (Caroline International)

The Sweet – ‘The Polydor Albums’ (Caroline)

Tommy Blaize – ‘Life & Soul’ (UMOD)

U2 – ‘Songs Of Experience’ (Island)

Van Morrison – ‘Versatile’ (Caroline/Exile)

Wilco – ‘A.M.’ (Deluxe) and ‘Being There'(Deluxe) (Rhino)

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This Week’s New Releases: Ghostpoet, A$AP Ferg And Everything Everything

This week is a busy one. Ghostpoet has released the follow up to 2015’s ‘Shedding Skin’, A$AP Ferg has put out a record which boasts appearances by Migos, Busta Rhymes, Dave East, A$AP Rocky, Rick Ross, French Montana and Snoop Dogg, and Everything Everything have offered up LP #4.

Also, Lil Peep has finally released his debut album, ‘Come Over When You’re Sober (Part One)’, which had been slated to arrive on August 11 and was later pushed back to September 1, but he decided to drop it on August 15.

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

A$AP Ferg – ‘Still Striving’ (RCA)

Charlie Sloth – ‘The Plug’ (Grimey Limey/ADA)

Chase & Status – ‘Tribe’ (Virgin EMI)

Coasts – ‘This Life, Vol. 1’ (High Time Records)

Everything Everything – ‘A Fever Dream’ (RCA)

Ghostpoet – ‘Dark Days & Canapés’ (Play It Again Sam)

Grizzly Bear – ‘Painted Ruins’ (RCA)

Lil Peep – ‘Come Over When You’re Sober (Part One)’

Mozzy – ‘1 Up Top Ahk’ (Mozzy Records/EMPIRE)

Phora – ‘Yours Truly Forever’ (Warner Bros)

The Sherlocks – ‘Live For The Moment’ (Infectious)

Steven Wilson – ‘To The Bone’ (Caroline)

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Top Tours This Week: Foreigner, The Kooks, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Steven Wilson, London Grammar, Barry Manilow, Shane Filan, Chris Rock, Bill Bailey and more…

Foreigner

Foreigner will return to the UK for shows in Manchester, Glasgow and Birmingham before a date at the Royal Albert Hall in London during May 2018.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 12, priced £35.00/£40.00 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


The Kooks

The band will be joined by DMA’s at Leeds’ First Direct Arena, Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, Brighton Center, Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena and Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom before wrapping up with a date at London’s SSE Arena Wembley on December 2.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on May 12, priced from £27.50 plus fees.


Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club will return to the UK and Ireland for shows in Dublin, Belfast, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Brighton, Bristol, Nottingham and London during October and November.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 12, priced £25.00/£26.50 plus fees.


Steven Wilson

Steven Wilson has confirmed the release of his fifth album, ‘To The Bone’, plus details of a 2018 world tour that includes a run of dates in the UK and Ireland in March.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on May 12, prices start at £25.00 plus fees.


London Grammar

With their new album ‘Truth Is A Beautiful Thing’ due to arrive on June 2, the trio have confirmed stops in Leeds, Manchester, London, Birmingham, Nottingham, Bristol and Newcastle between October 18 and 29.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on May 19, priced £32.50/£35.00 plus fees.


Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow will play three consecutive nights at London’s O2 Arena on September 6, 7 and 8, 2018.
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Tickets go on general sale at 9am on May 12.


Shane Filan

The former Westlife vocalist will support his upcoming album, ‘Love Always’, with shows in Dundee, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Carlisle, Newcastle, Halifax, York, Buxton, Nottingham, London, Northampton, Telford, Liverpool, Colchester, Swindon, Peterborough, Leicester, Margate, Reading, Salisbury, Birmingham, Portsmouth, Cardiff, Dublin and Belfast this autumn.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 12, priced from £27.50/£33.50 plus fees.


Chris Rock

The comedian will bring his Total Blackout tour to Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham, Glasgow, Birmingham and London in January 2018.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on May 12, priced between £25.00 and £47.50 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Bill Bailey

The comedian will bring his Larks In Transit show to venues across the UK between the end of January and mid June 2018, including arenas dates in Plymouth, Brighton, Bournemouth, Cardiff, Birmingham, Leeds and Peterborough, plus a date at London’s Eventim Apollo.
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Tickets are on general sale at 10am on May 12, priced from £27.50 plus fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.


Also announced this week, so far

Capital FM Summertime Ball, Katherine Jenkins, Neil Diamond, Counterparts, The Tenderloins, Lethal Bizzle, Rise Against, The Mountain Goats, Milk Teeth, Agnostic Front, Ash, Foy Vance, Engelbert Humperdinck, Callum Beattie, Chase Rice, Grouplove, Benjamin Booker, Steely Dan, Suzanne Vega, Third Eye Blind, Dreadzone, Dead Kennedys, Halflives, Justin Hayward, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Allman Brown, John Prine And Sturgill Simpson, Mary J. Blige, Little Barrie, Com Truise, Sheer Mag, Martin Simpson, Amber Mark, Kilo Kish, Frankie Grande and many more.

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Wet Wet Wet Top Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Well, well, well, Wet Wet Wet have done it, they’ve knocked AC/DC off the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. However, the kings of the chart did not move far and are sitting comfortably at #2, as are Fleetwood Mac, who have not changed position since last week.

This week a number of familiar faces have returned to the chart, including HozierPaul McCartney and Mrs Brown’s Boys. We also welcome newcomers Bullet For My ValentineTaylor Swift and Ride.

1. Wet Wet Wet
2. AC/DC
3. Fleetwood Mac
4. Take That
5. Foo Fighters
6. Ed Sheeran
7. Michael McIntyre
8. Taylor Swift
9. Maroon 5
10. Paul McCartney
11. Mrs Brown’s Boys
12. U2
13. Hozier
14. Eric Clapton
15. Bullet For My Valentine
16. Ride
17. One Direction
18. Summertime Ball
19. James Bay
20. 5 Seconds Of Summer

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

1. The Prodigy

2. Catfish And The Bottlemen

3. Maximo Park

4. Steven Wilson

5. Beach House

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