This Week’s New Releases: Demi Lovato, The Fratellis And The Snuts

What a week! Demi Lovato has dropped her first album in nearly four years, The Snuts have put out their first, and The Fratellis have finally followed up 2018’s ‘In Your Own Sweet Time’.

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Demi Lovato – ‘Dancing With the Devil…The Art of Starting Over’ (Island)

The Drums – ‘Mommy Don’t Spank Me’ (Island)

Dry Cleaning – ‘New Long Leg’ (4AD)

Du Blonde – ‘Homecoming’ (Daemon T.V)

The Fratellis – ‘Half Drunk Under A Full Moon’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Ġenn – ‘Liminal’ (Everything Sucks)

GHLOW – ‘Slash and Burn’ (PNKSLM)

Godspeed You! Black Emperor -‘G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END!’ (Constellation)

Hey, King! – ‘Hey, King!’ (Anti-)

iLL BLU – ‘The Bluprint’ (Sony)

Kelly Price – ‘Grace’ EP (Capitol)

Luca Yupanqui – ‘Sounds Of The Unborn’ (Sacred Bones)

The Snuts – ‘W.L.’ (Parlophone)

 

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Top Tours This Week: Roger Waters, Kendrick Lamar, Jamie Lawson, The Fratellis, The Sherlocks, Rejjie Snow, The Waterboys, Fatboy Slim and more…

Another mixed bag this week. Roger Waters will bring his Us + Them Tour to the UK in summer 2018, which includes a date at Hyde Park in London as part of the British Summer Time Hyde Park series, Kendrick Lamar will be joined by James Black for arena shows in February, Jamie Lawson will support his new album with March shows, The Fratellis will also play shows next spring in support of their new album ‘In Your Own Sweet Time’ and Fatboy Slim will takeover Alexandra Palace in February. Check out the rest of our pick of this week’s tour news below:

Roger Waters

The Pink Floyd bassist will bring his Us + Them Tour to the UK in summer 2018, including a performance at London’s British Summer Time Hyde Park series confirmed on July 6 plus arena shows in Glasgow, Liverpool, Manchester, and Birmingham.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 6, priced £65.00/£69.50 plus booking fees. Click here for pre-sale tickets.
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Kendrick Lamar

The rapper, who put out ‘Damn’ earlier this year, will be joined by James Blake for February shows in Dublin, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and London, where he’ll play two nights at the O2 Arena.
Tickets are on sale at 9am on October 6.
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Jamie Lawson

Jamie Lawson will return to the road in March, with stops planned in Glasgow, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Southampton, and London, where he’ll play the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire,  in support of his new album, ‘Happy Accidents’.
Tickets go on sale at 10am October 5.
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The Fratellis

The Fratellis will tour the UK in March following the release of their sixth album, ‘In Your Own Sweet Time’.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 6.
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The Sherlocks

The Sherlocks, who released their debut album ‘Live For The Moment’ in August, will embark on their biggest tour to date in February.
Tickets go on general sale at 9am on October 6.
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Rejjie Snow

Rejjie Snow has announced the Dear Annie tour, with shows planned in Leeds, Manchester, Norwich, Birmingham, Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol, Dublin and London between February 23 and March 14 as part of a wider European tour.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 5.
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The Waterboys

Led by Mike Scott, the Scottish rockers will support their new album, ‘Out Of All This Blue’, with shows in Bournemouth, Cambridge, Watford, Cardiff, Guildford, Nottingham, York, Oxford, Liverpool, Halifax, Hull, Leicester and Coventry between April 26 and May 13.
Tickets go on sale at 10am on October 6.
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Fatboy Slim

Fatboy Slim will take over London’s Alexandra Palace on February 24.
Tickets go on sale at 9am on October 6.
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Also announced this week, so far

Billy Joel, Monster Jam, Pulled Apart By Horses, Ryan McMullan, Apologies, I Have None, Kamikaze Girls, Miss May I, Christy Moore, Natty, Anne Marie, Holiday Oscar, Rag N Bone Man, Jade Jackson, Daphni, Glen Hansard, Suggs, Strong Asian Mothers, Don McLean, Roam, Soulwax, Nitro Cirus Live, The Oh Hellos, This Is The Kit, Phoenix, Estrons, Breakfast Muff, Propagandhi, Blue October, Space and more.

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

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Top Tours This Week!!

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Paul Simon

Paul Simon returns to the UK this November, in support of his upcoming thirteenth solo album, ‘Stranger To Stranger’, with stops planned at Bournemouth’s BIC, the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, the O2 Apollo in Manchester, the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham, plus two nights at the Royal Albert Hall in London, between November 3 and 12.
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Tickets go on general sale on Friday May 20 at 9am, priced from £55.00 plus fees.


Michael Ball And Alfie Boe

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe will hit the road together for a month long tour of concert halls and arenas between November 3 and December 3, in support of their upcoming joint album, ‘Together’.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on May 20, priced from £35.00/£40.00 plus fees.


Black Grape

Black Grape will celebrate the 21st anniversary of ‘It’s Great When You’re Straight…Yeah’ with shows in Norwich, Cambridge, Liverpool, Hull, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, London, Nottingham, Wakefield, Galway and Dublin between November 11 and December 23.
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Tickets are on sale at 10am on May 20, priced between £22.50 and £28.50 plus fees.


The Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy will support their new album, ‘Foreverland’, with shows in Aberystwth, Cardiff, Bristol, Leeds, Glasgow, Liverpool, Sheffield, Scunthorpe, Newcastle, Leamington Spa, Cambridge, Folkstone, Norwich, Birmingham and Bexhill between October 7 and 25.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 20, prices start from £25.00/£30.00/£35.00, plus fees.


The Fratellis

The Fratellis will celebrate the 10th anniversary of ‘Costello Music’ with full album shows in Nottingham, Norwich, Manchester, Liverpool, Sheffield, Bristol, Bournemouth, Keele, Oxford, Birmingham, Newcastle, Glasgow, Leeds and London during November.
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Tickets are on sale at 9am on May 20, priced at £17.50/£20.00 plus fees.


Jack Whitehall

The comedian brings his new show, At Large, to Glasgow, Liverpool, Newcastle, Cardiff, Leeds, London, Nottingham, Sheffield, Birmingham, Manchester, Belfast and Dublin between February 2 and 21.
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Tickets are on general sale at 9am on May 20, priced from £20.00.£25.50 plus fees.


Louis CK

The Comedian and actor will return to the UK and Ireland this summer, with shows at the SSE Arena Wembley in London on August 12 and Dublin’s 3Arena three days later.
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Tickets are on sale now, priced from £23.25 plus fees.


Also announced this week, so far

Caravan Palace, Oh Wonder, Elvis Costello, Billy Bragg And Joe Henry, Mark Ronson, Grandaddy, Billy Talent, MO, Mezingers, Iodine Sky, Fyfe, Marianas Trench, Augustines, Coheed And Cambria, Obie Trice, Adam French, Life, John Carpenter, Band Of Horses, Massive Attack, Honne, The Hunna, Jodie Abacus, Tim Wheatley, C Duncan, Teleman, Annihilator, Darren Hayman, Chet Faker, AlunaGeorge, Twin Peaks, James Vincent McMorrow, King, Diet Cig, The Avalanches 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: Jess Glynne, The Fratellis And Faithless

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There are a lot of big names offering up new records this week. Jess Glynne is making her full length debut, meanwhile Glaswegian trio The Fratellis are on album #4 with ‘Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied’. We’ve also got Faithless celebrating 20 years together with the release of ‘2.0’. However, there is a plethora of new releases this week, so make sure to check them out below.

The Bohicas – ‘The Making Of’ (Domino)

Bon Jovi – ‘Burning Bridges’ (Virgin EMI)

Buckcherry – ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll (F- Bomb/ Caroline)

Disturbed – ‘Immortalized’ (reprise/ 143)

Faithless – ‘2.0’ (Sony)

The Fratellis – ‘Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied’ (Cooking Vinyl)

Jess Glynne – ‘I Cry When I Laugh’ (Atlantic)

Kadavar – ‘Berlin’ (Nuclear Blast)

Mark Lanegan – ‘Houston: Publishing Demos 2002’ (Ipecac)

The Strypes – ‘Little Victories’ (Virgin EMI)

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AC/DC Are Back On Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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You can’t keep AC/DC down for long and this week we see them return to the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. Trailing close behind are chart regulars Fleetwood Mac.  Ed Sheeran has also done well to creep back up into the top five, but not enough to get ahead of his BFF Taylor Swift.

It seems as though our new sellers from last week weren’t able to break into the chart this week. Let’s see if Alice CooperThe FratellisMiguelMercury Rev and Mallory Knox can do better next time.

Meanwhile, this week the chart says goodbye to Take ThatBlurBBC Radio 2 LiveRideMichael McIntyreThe 1975Black Stone CherrySimply Red and U2.

1. AC/DC
2. Fleetwood Mac
3. Wireless
4. Taylor Swift
5. Ed Sheeran
6. British Summer Time
7. Dixie Chicks
8. Mötley Crüe
9. Lionel Richie
10. Paloma Faith
11. Neil Diamond
12. James Bay
13. Duran Duran
14. Frankie Valli
15. Paul Weller
16. Def Leppard and Whitesnake
17. One Direction
18. Kacey Musgraves
19. Florence And The Machine
20. Fall Out Boy

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

1. A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa

2. Lianne La Havas

3. Caro Emerald

4. Judas Priest

5. Years & Years

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Motley Crue Hit #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Legendary rockers  Mötley Crüe have shot straight to the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart, relegating AC/DC to their still very respectable spot at #2.  Meanwhile, Taylor Swift continues her rise up the chart and jumps two places from last week to sneak in at #3.

It has also been a good week for the chart newcomers, Duran Duran and Dixie Chicks have both broken into the top 10, while Black Stone Cherry have come in with a bit less of a bang, ranking #18.

Our farewells this week are many and we say goodbye to Foo FightersJack and JackWill Young5 Seconds Of SummerFaith No MoreBellowheadElton John and Yes.

1. Mötley Crüe
2. AC/DC
3. Taylor Swift
4. Duran Duran
5. Fleetwood Mac
6. Dixie Chicks
7. Ed Sheeran
8. Take That
9. Blur
10. Paloma Faith
11. Florence And The Machine
12. BBC Radio 2 Live
13. Wireless
14. Neil Diamond
15. Ride
16. Michael McIntyre
17. The 1975
18. Black Stone Cherry
19. Simply Red
20. U2

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

1. Alice Cooper

2. The Fratellis

3. Miguel

4. Mercury Rev

5. Mallory Knox

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