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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Top Tickets This Week: Post Malone, BST Hyde Park, Adam Lambert, The Strokes, Louis Tomlinson, Beck, Jeff Beck, Alanis Morissette, Bryan Adams and more

Post Malone

The American vocalist is the latest headliner announced for this year’s BST Hyde Park in London, performing on July 2 with guests to be revealed in the coming months. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 14.

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Adam Lambert

Following a set at Manchester Pride on August 30, the powerhouse vocalist will headline the SSE Arena Wembley in London on September 1. Tickets for London go on general sale at 9am on February 14, while tickets for Manchester Pride are already on sale.

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The Strokes

The New York band will perform at London’s Roundhouse on February 19, following the announcement of their upcoming album ‘The New Abnormal’, out on April 10. The band will also be playing shows across Europe next week, with stops lined up in Berlin, Paris and Belfast. Tickets go on general sale at 1pm on February 14.

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Louis Tomlinson

The former One Direction member will take his solo World Tour to Scarborough Open Air Theatre on August 15. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on Februray 14. Pre-sale tickets are available now.

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Beck

Beck will perform at Dublin’s Trinity College on July 5 as part of the venue’s summer series, followed by shows at Manchester’s O2 Victoria Warehouse and London’s O2 Academy Brixton. The gigs are part of a short European run that also includes stops in Paris, Vienna, Zurich and Rome. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 14.

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Jeff Beck

The legendary singer-songwriter and guitarist will call in Glasgow, Birmingham, York, Gateshead, Manchester, Sheffield, Cardiff and London, where he’ll perform two shows at the Royal Albert Hall, in May. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 14.

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Alanis Morissette

The Canadian-American singer-songwriter will unplug for a performance of 1995’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ in its entirety at London’s O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire on March 4. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 14.

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Bryan Adams

The Canadian rocker will bring his Shine A Light Tour to Aberdeen’s P&J Live on May 8 and Hull’s Bonus Arena on May 9, with tickets on general sale at 10am on February 14.

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Also announced this week:

JLS, My Chemical Romance, Deadmau5, the Big Moon, Jason Isbell, Conan Gray, Dave Chappelle, Jon Richardson, Bad Religion, Sepultura, Michael Kiwanuka, Lighthouse Family, Scotty McCreery, Enter Shikari, Major Lazer, Brand New Heavies, Tim Burgess, Sleeper, the Bluetones, Tangerine Dream, Jessie Reyez, Ronan Keating, Kodaline and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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This Week’s Top Tickets: The Who, The Strokes Headline All Points East, Catfish And The Bottlemen, Foals, Parklife Festival Feat. Cardi B, George Ezra, The Streets and more

The Who are back! The Strokes are back! Foals are back! Stray Cats are back! That’s right bands old and new are dusting themselves down for massive shows in 2019. Legendary British rock act the Who will take over London’s Wembley Stadium in July with special guests Pearl Jam vocalist Eddie Vedder and Kaiser Chiefs, while New York City band the Strokes will play their first UK show in four years headlining London’s All Points East festival in May.

After a break from touring, Foals will return with a new two part album ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost’ as well as summer tour dates, there’s also another round of dates announced by Catfish And The Bottlemen. Other big shows confirmed this week include Paul Weller at Cardiff Castle, Noel Gallagher’s take over of Bught Park in Inverness and the return of Parklife festival at Manchester’s Heaton Park featuring Cardi B, George Ezra, Solange, Migos, Khalid, the Streets and more.

The Who

Fresh from unveiling plans for a new album, their first LP of new songs in 13 years, the Who will perform at London’s Wembley Stadium on July 6 accompanied by an orchestra. Speaking about the massive show, vocalist Roger Daltrey added, “Be aware Who fans! Just because it’s The Who with an orchestra, in no way will it compromise the way Pete and I deliver our music. This will be full throttle Who with horns and bells on.” Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 1, priced £70.00 plus fees.

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The Strokes Headline All Points East

The Strokes will top the bill at this year’s All Points East festival in London’s Victoria Park on May 25, marking their first UK show in four years. They’ll be joined by the Raconteurs, Interpol, Johnny Marr, Parquet Courts, Jarvis Cocker, Courtney Barnett, Connan Mockasin, Anna Calvi, Bakar, the Nude Party, and Viagra Boys. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 1, priced £65.00 plus booking fees. Head here for pre-sale tickets.

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Catfish And The Bottlemen

The indie quartet have announced a fresh round of tour dates between April 28 and May 8, following the release of their upcoming third full length ‘The Balance’. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on February 1. The new dates will follow on from the band’s imminent sold out arena tour which commences in Nottingham on February 19.

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Foals


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The Oxford band will follow up the release of the first instalment of their new double album project , ‘Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1’, with a UK and Ireland tour in June and July. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 1, prices start at £35.00/£37.50 plus fees.

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Parklife Festival Featuring Cardi B, George Ezra, Solange, the Streets, Migos

Cardi B, George Ezra, Solange, Migos and the Streets are among the first wave of acts announced for Parklife festival which will return to Manchester’s Heaton Park for its tenth edition in June. Head here to stay in the loop for further Parklife news. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 1.

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Also announced this week:

Mark Knopfler, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Apollo Nights Summer Series featuring Burt Bacharach, Joss Stone, George Benson, Marc Almond, BlackPink, Stereophonics, Vant, Ten Tonnes, Madness, Lea Salonga, Boyce Avenue, Devin Townsend, Peter Doherty, Wireless Festival featuring Cardi B, Migos, Travis Scott and A$AP Rocky, Eels, Fat White Family, Stray Cats, Gov’t Mule, Jools Holland, Dean Lewis, These New Puritans, Bear’s Den, John Robins, Ruby Wax, Stewart Francis, C Duncan, Picture This, Damian Marley and more. Head here for a full list and to find your tickets.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: The Strokes To Headline London’s All Points East Festival

The Strokes at All Points East 2019

The Strokes will top the bill of this year’s All Points East festival at London’s Victoria Park on May 25, joined by the Raconteurs, Interpol, Johnny Marr, Parquet Courts, Jarvis Cocker, Courtney Barnett, Connan Mockasin, Anna Calvi, Bakar, the Nude Party, and Viagra Boys. The show will mark the New York City band’s first UK show in four years.

Pre-sale opens at 9am on January 30. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on February 1, priced £65.00 plus fees.

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This Week’s New Releases: The Kills, Tegan And Sara And Paul Simon

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This week we’ve got some new offerings from some Stereoboard favourites. First up we’ve got the Kills, who are finally following up 2011’s ‘Blood Pressures’ with ‘Ash & Ice’. Tegan and Sara are putting out album #8, while Paul Simon is racking up his 13th solo record with ‘Stranger To Stranger’.

Not fussed about any of that? Then make sure to check out the rest of our picks of this week’s new releases below.

Barry Hyde – Malody (Sirenspire)

Cat’s Eyes – ‘Treasure House’ (RAF/Kobalt Music)

Ladyhawke – ‘Wild Things’ (Mid Century (via Absolute))

Michael Kiwanuka – ‘Love & Hate’ (Polydor)

Paul Simon – ‘Stranger To Stranger’ (Virgin EMI)

Tarja – ‘The Brightest Void’ (EarMUSIC (via Absolute))

Tegan and Sara – ‘Love You To Death’ (Warner Bros)

The Claypool Lennon Delirium – ‘Monolith Of Phobos’ (ATO)

The Kills – ‘Ash & Ice’ (Domino)

The Strokes – ‘Future Present Past’ (EP) (Cult Records)

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The Pick Of Friday’s Tickets: V Festival, Calvin Harris, The Strokes, David Gilmour And Reeves & Mortimer

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V FESTIVAL

Calvin Harris and Kasabian will headline this year’s V Festival at Hylands Park in Essex and Weston Park, Staffordshire, over the weekend of August 22 and 23. Other acts confirmed for the weekender include Stereophonics, Sam Smith, the Script, Ellie Goulding, Paloma Faith, Olly Murs, Hozier, Courteeners, Nero, George Ezra, Tom Jones and many more. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 6, priced from £89.00 plus fees.

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CALVIN HARRIS

Calvin Harris will headline Tennent’s Vital in Belfast and the Glasgow Summer Sessions this summer. The superstar DJ will top the bill at Boucher Playing Fields on August 30 before heading to Bellahouston Park the following day. Harris also headlines alongside Kasabian at this summer’s V Festival. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 6.

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THE STROKES

The Strokes are the lastest headliners confirmed for the British Summer Time series at Hyde Park in London. Joining the New Yorkers on June 18 will be Beck, Future Islands, Temples, Public Service Broadcasting, The Wytches, Hinds, Gengahr, Yak and Kieran Leonard. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 6.

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DAVID GILMOUR

David Gilmour will return with a new solo record and play live for the first time in almost a decade later this year. Fresh from the release of ‘The Endless River’, the Pink Floyd guitarist will call at London’s Royal Albert Hall on September 23, 24 and 25. Tickets are on sale at 10am on March 6.

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REEVES & MORTIMER

Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer will celebrate 25 years in comedy with a new UK tour this winter. The duo will embark on their first live tour in 17 years between November 11 and December 4, calling at arenas and concert halls in Glasgow, Newcastle, Liverpool, Manchester, Blackpool, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bristol, Portsmouth, Plymouth, Sheffield, Ipswich, Nottingham and Brighton. Tickets are on sale at 9am on March 6.

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

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