This Week’s New Releases: Iron Maiden, Lady Gaga And Little Simz

There are some big names putting out new music this week. Iron Maiden have released their 17th studio album, Little Simz has followed up 2019’s ‘Grey Area’ and Lady Gaga has shared a star-studded remix LP of her 2020 album ‘Chromatica’ featuring Arca, Rina Sawayama, Bree Runway, Charli XCX and more.

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Bob Marley and The Wailers – ‘The Capitol Session ‘73 – Live’ (Universal)

DJ Seinfeld – ‘Mirrors’ (Ninja Tune)

F.S. Blumm and Nils Frahm – ‘2X1=4’ (BMG)

Haggard Cat – ‘Cheer Up (EP)’ (Bothday Present Records Ltd)

Imagine Dragons – ‘Mercury – Act 1’ (KIDinaKORNER / Interscope)

Iron Maiden – ‘Senjutsu’ (Sanctuary /BMG)

Lady Blackbird – ‘Black Acid Soul’ (BMG)

Lady Gaga – ‘Dawn Of Chromatica’ (Interscope)

Liz Cooper – ‘Hot Sass’ (Sleepyhead/Thirty Tigers)

Meatbodies – ‘333’ (In The Red)

Mötley Crüe – ‘Dr. Feelgood (40th Anniv. Remastered)’ (Master/Better Noise)

Motorists – ‘Surrounded’ (Self-released)

Robert Jon and The Wreck – ‘Shine A Light On Me Brother’ (Robert Jon)

Robert, Rag’n’Bone Man and Sonnyjim – ‘Porridge (EP)’ (Antelope)

Rosie Lowe – ‘Now, You Know’ (Blue Flowers)

Rudimental – ‘Ground Control’ (Asylum)

Tom Grennan – ‘Evering Road – Special Edition’ (Insanity/Sony)

The Wildhearts – ‘21st Century Songs’ (Graphite)

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This Week’s New Releases: Rob Zombie, Tom Grennan and Selena Gomez

This week is a mixed bag if we ever saw one! Rob Zombie has released the face-melting follow-up to 2016’s ‘The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser’, Tom Grennan has dropped his highly anticipated second album, and Selena Gomez has unveiled her debut Spanish-language EP.

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Allie Crow Buckley – ‘Moonlit and Devious’ (Allie Crow Buckley)

Blake Mills and Pino Palladino – ‘Notes With Attachments’ (Verve/UMG/Impulse!)

The Brand New Heavies – ‘Shibuya 357 (Live In Tokyo 1992)’ (Acid Jazz)

Central Cee – ‘Wild West’ (Central Cee)

Chez Kane – ‘Chez Kane’ (Frontiers)

Dead Poet Society – ‘-!-‘ (Universal)

Do Nothing – ‘Glueland’ EP (Exact Truth)

Grouplove – ‘This Is This’ (Atlantic)

The Horrors – ‘Lout’ EP (Wolf Tone)

Joshua Bassett – ‘Joshua Bassett’ EP (Warner)

Justin Courtney Pierre – ‘An Anthropologist On Mars’ EP (Epitaph)

Mark Dillons – ‘1918’ (Royal Potato Family)

Nubiyan Twist – ‘Freedom Fables’ (Strut)

Rob Zombie – ‘The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy’ (Nuclear Blast)

Selena Gomez – ‘Revelación’ EP (Interscope)

Sunburned Hand of the Man – ‘Pick A Day To Die’ (Sunburned Hand of the Man)

Sunstorm – ‘Afterlife’ (Frontiers)

Thunder – ‘All The Right Noises’ (BMG)

Tiggs Da Author – ‘Blame It On The Youts’ (Alacran)

Tom Grennan – ‘Evering Road’ (Insanity)

Valerie June – ‘The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers’ (Concord/Fantasy)

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Top Tickets This Week: The Killers, Tim Minchin, Enter Shikari, Cee Central, Tom Grennan, Ghetts, RTRN II Dance, KSI, Charlie Simpson and more

The Killers

The Las Vegas band have rescheduled the UK and Ireland leg of their Imploding The Mirage Tour to summer 2022, adding an extra date at Falkirk Stadium in the process. Original tickets remain valid, with the extra gig on general sale at 9am on March 12.

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Tim Minchin

The Australian comedian and musical theatre composer will take his Back Encore Tour to Birmingham, Brighton, Newcastle, Leeds, Hull, Manchester, London, Portsmouth, Nottingham, Leicester, Ipswich, Blackpool, Stockton, Cardiff, Plymouth and Bournemouth between October 23 and November 28. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 12. Head here for pre-sales.

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Enter Shikari

Due to COVID-19, Enter Shikari have moved their UK shows for a second time to December, adding new performances in Lincoln, Hull, Bristol, Liverpool, and Leeds in the process. Original tickets remain valid, with the new dates on general sale at 10am on March 12.

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Cee Central

The West London rapper will support his ‘Wild West’ album with shows in Glasgow, Dublin, Birmingham, Bristol, Manchester and London between September 29 and October 6. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 12, the same day his new record arrives.

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Tom Grennan

The vocalist has confirmed two Irish shows for 2022, calling at Olympia Theatre in Dublin and Belfast’s Ulster Hall on March 28 and 29 respectively. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 12, the same day his new album ‘Evering Road’ is released. He also has an autumn UK tour in the diary.

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Ghetts

The grime superstar will hit venues in Dublin, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol and London, where he’ll take over the Roundhouse on November 20. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 12.

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RTRN II Dance

RTRN II Dance will take over Clapham Common in London on August 29, with Chase & Status featuring Rage, Andy C featuring Tonn Piper, Sub Focus B2B Wilkinson, and more. Tickets go on general sale at 12pm on March 12.

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KSI

Due to COVID-19, KSI has rescheduled his UK tour to October, adding extra stops in Brighton, Oxford, Liverpool and Dublin in the process. Original tickets will be honoured, with the new shows on sale at 10am on March 12.

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Charlie Simpson

The Busted and Fightstar frontman will celebrate the 10th anniversary of ‘Young Pilgrim’ with a show at the O2 Forum in London on November 5. Tickets go on general sale at 12pm on March 12.

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Also announced this week:

  • Biffy Clyro have rescheduled The Fingers Crossed Tour to October and November.
  • Everything Everything have moved their upcoming UK and Ireland tour to spring 2022.
  • JLS have rescheduled their Beat Again Tour for a second time to October and November.
  • The Pussycat Dolls have postponed their previously rescheduled UK and Ireland tour.
  • The 2021 Eden Sessions have been postponed.
  • Amaranthe have announced co-headline UK shows with Beyond The Black.
  • Doves, Manic Street Preachers and Nile Rodgers reschedule shows at the Piece Hall in Halifax.
  • The 2021 Kew The Music concert series has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Neck Deep have moved their All Distortions Are Intentional UK Tour for a second time to January 2022.
  • Lawson have announced a headline UK tour for October and November.
  • Bloodstock add further acts to the 2021 line up, including replacement headliner Kreator.
  • The Chemical Brothers join Creamfields line up.
  • Bicep, Floating Points, The Blessed Madonna and more set for Field Day 2021.
  • Jamie xx and Kano will headline All Points East in London in August.
  • Dizzee Rascal, The Streets, Supergrass and more set for inaugural South Facing Festival in London.

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Top Tickets This Week: London Grammar, Slowthai, Tom Grennan, Mogwai, The Staves, Peter Hook Presents Joy Division Orchestrated, Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Ben Howard and more

London Grammar

The trio have lined up four shows in support of their upcoming album, ‘Californian Soil’, due out on April 9, kicking off on November 5 at the O2 Academy Birmingham, before stops in Glasgow, Manchester, and their biggest headline show to date at London’s Alexandra Palace on November 13. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 5.

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Slowthai


Photo: Crowns & Owls

Slowthai has announced the Hell Is Home Tour for March 2022, including stops in Dublin, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow, Newcastle, Liverpool, Nottingham, Norwich, Birmingham, Cardiff, Southampton and London, where he’s confirmed two nights at the O2 Academy Brixton. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 5.

The run will follow the rapper’s recently announced Something To Look Forward To Tour, which will take place in August and September of this year.

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Tom Grennan

The singer-songwriter will support his upcoming second album, ‘Evering Road’, with shows beginning in September and running through to October. Tickets for the new dates go on general sale at 9am on March 5. The run includes his previously confirmed stop at London’s Alexandra Palace, his biggest show to date.

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Mogwai

The Scottish post-rock quartet, who released ‘As The Love Continues’ on February 19, have confirmed a performance at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall on November 7. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 5.

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The Staves

The sibling trio have announced The Good Woman Tour for September and October, calling in Swansea, Cambridge, Folkestone, Oxford, Birmingham, Liverpool, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Leeds, Newcastle, Nottingham, Manchester, Brighton, Bristol and London, where they’ll play the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Tickets go on sale at 9am on March 5.

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Peter Hook Presents Joy Division Orchestrated


Photo: Peter Kaminsky

The legendary bassist will take The Sound Of Joy Division Orchestrated concert to the London Palladium on September 10 and Manchester’s O2 Apollo on September 17. The performances will combine Joy Division’s famous works with a full orchestra. Tickets go on general sale at 9am on March 5.

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Fun Lovin’ Criminals

Fun Lovin’ Criminals have announced an October UK tour celebrating the 25th anniversary of their debut album ‘Come Find Yourself’ and the 20th of their hit single Loco. Stops include Bristol, Nottingham, Manchester, Norwich, Newcastle, Glasgow, Brighton, Wolverhampton and London, where they’ll play the O2 Forum Kentish Town. Tickets go on general sale at 10am on March 5.

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Ben Howard

The BRIT Award winner and Mercury Prize nominee will play London’s Royal Festival Hall on September 18 and 19, in support of his upcoming album ‘Collections From The Whiteout’, due on March 26. Tickets go on sale at 10am on March 5.

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Also announced this week:

  • Russell Watson has announced three Last Night Of The Proms outdoor concerts.
  • Download Festival has been rescheduled to June 2022.
  • Rag’n’Bone Man will play three intimate acoustic shows at London’s Jazz Cafe in June.
  • Idles have rescheduled their UK and Ireland shows to 2022.
  • Catfish and the Bottlemen have rescheduled their huge show at Swansea Singleton Park to September.
  • Skunk Anansie reschedule their UK and European tour to 2022.
  • Rick Astley moves his Greatest Hits Tour for a second time to the autumn.
  • Hans Zimmer had added a second London show to his spring 2022 European tour.
  • Declan McKenna has rearranged his Zeros Tour for August and September.
  • Nines reschedules his UK and Ireland tour to October.
  • Bryan Adams has rescheduled his spring UK shows for a second time due to COVID-19.
  • Texas have moved their UK and Ireland shows to 2022.
  • Goldfrapp have rescheduled their Felt Mountain Live Tour to spring 2022.
  • Blossoms have rescheduled their headline UK tour for a second time to August and September.
  • Yungblud has announced the rescheduled dates for his Occupy The UK Tour.

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This Week’s New Releases: Years & Years, Big Narstie And Tom Grennan

Things have slowed down a bit this week, but there are still some highly anticipated new releases hitting shelves. Years & Years have followed up ‘Communion’ and Big Narstie has put out his debut LP, as has Tom Grennan.

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Big Narstie – ‘BDL Bipolar’ (Dice/ADA)

Devildriver – ‘Outlaws ‘Til The End, Vol.1’ (Napalm Records)

Devin Townsend Project – ‘Ocean Machine – Live At The Ancient Roman Theatre Plovdiv’ (Inside Out)

Gizmo Varillas – ‘Dreaming Of Better Days’ (Musica Records via Absolute)

HMLTD – ‘Hate Music Last Time Delete’ EP (RCA)

The Innocence Mission – ‘Sun On The Square’ (Bella Union)

Jaki Graham – ‘When A Woman Loves’ (JNT via Absolute)

Lucy Rose – ‘Something’s Changing (Remixes)’ (Communion Records)

Meek Mill – ‘Legends Of The Summer’ EP

The Night Café – ‘Bunkbed’ EP (The Night Café)

Tom Grennan – ‘Lighting Matches’ (Insanity/Sony)

Years & Years – ‘Palo Santo’ (Polydor)

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The Pick of Friday’s Tickets: UB40 feat. Ali Astro and Mickey, Gary Numan, Halsey and more

UB40 feat Ali, Astro and Mickey

UB40 featuring Ali, Astro and Mickey have announced further shows for their 2019 A Real Labour of Love 40th Anniversary Tour. The reggae legends will call at Bournemouth International Centre on March 25, Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on April 5 and the O2 Arena in London on April 6 alongside their previously confirmed stops in Birmingham and Brighton.
Tickets for the new concerts go on sale at 10am on April 6, priced from £39.50 plus booking fees. Further dates are to be announced in due course.

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Gary Numan

Gary Numan has announced a UK tour with The Skaparis Orchestra. The electro pioneer, who released ‘Savage: Songs From A Broken World’ in September, will head to Cardiff, Birmingham, Newcastle, Manchester, London, where he’ll play the Royal Albert Hall, and Glasgow between November 12 and 20.Tickets go on general sale at 10am on April 6, priced from £29.50.

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Halsey

Halsey has added a second London show due to demand. The alt-pop star will now play the Eventim Apollo on September 22 and 23, with tickets for the latter on sale at 10am on April 6, priced at £26.50. Halsey’s latest worldwide run will draw a line under touring for her ‘Hopeless Fountain Kingdom’ album.

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Tory Lanez

Tory Lanez has announced a handful of UK shows. The rapper, who recently put out ‘Memories Don’t Die’, is set to call in Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London during September. Tickets are on sale 10am on April 6, priced from £28.50.

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Tom Grennan

Tom Grennan will embark on his biggest tour to date this autumn. The Bedford singer-songwriter has lined up 15 shows around his previously confirmed date at the O2 Academy Brixton in London on October 16. Tickets go on sale at 9am on April 6, priced £16.00 plus fees.

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Pre-Sale Tickets: Tom Grennan

TOM GRENNAN

The singer-songwriter has announced a fresh round of dates in March, with stops planned in Bristol, Birmingham Norwich, London, Manchester, Glasgow, Nottingham and Sheffield. The dates will accompany the release of the Grennan’s debut album, ‘Lighting Matches’, which arrives on March 9 via Sony Music/Insanity Records.

Pre-sale tickets are on sale now, prior to general sale at 9am on September 29, priced £13.00/£17.50 plus fees.

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