Tour Of The Week: Drake Announces UK And European Assassination Vacation Tour

Drake has sent fans into a frenzy of excitement after confirming UK and European dates for his Assassination Vacation Tour. Drake tickets are on sale now, priced from £45.00 plus booking fees.

Announcing the news on social media, the Canadian rapper revealed his plans to play Manchester Arena for two nights, Dublin’s 3Arena and Birmingham’s Resorts World Arena for three, before finishing up the UK and Ireland leg with seven, yes SEVEN, shows at London’s O2 Arena between April 1 and 11. He’ll also bring the tour to the continent, calling in Paris in March and Antwerp and Amsterdam in April.

Drake is touring following the release of his 2018 epic double-album, ‘Scorpion’, with the new dates marking the first time Drake has brought his live show to the UK for a number of years. Support will come from fellow Canadian rapper Tory Lanez, with an opening sound set by BBC Radio 1 DJ Tiffany Calver.

Drake Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Sun March 10 2019 – MANCHESTER Arena 
Mon March 11 2019 – MANCHESTER Arena
Tue March 19 2019 – DUBLIN 3Arena
Thu March 21 2019 – DUBLIN 3Arena
Fri March 22 2019 – DUBLIN 3Arena
Tue March 26 2019 – BIRMINGHAM Resorts World Arena
Wed March 27 2019 – BIRMINGHAM Resorts World Arena
Thu March 28 2019 – BIRMINGHAM Resorts World Arena
Mon April 01 2019 – LONDON O2 Arena
Tue April 02 2019 – LONDON O2 Arena
Thu April 04 2019 – LONDON O2 Arena
Fri April 05 2019 – LONDON O2 Arena
Mon April 08 2019 – LONDON O2 Arena
Tue April 09 2019 – LONDON O2 Arena
Thu April 11 2019 – LONDON O2 Arena

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Tour Of The Week: Tory Lanez

Tory Lanez has announced a handful of UK shows for September. Tory Lanez tickets are on sale now, priced from £28.50/£34.50 plus fees.

The rapper, who recently put out ‘Memories Don’t Die’, will call in Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and London, where he’ll play the O2 Academy Brixton.

Tory Lanez Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Tue September 18 2018 – DUBLIN Olympia Theatre
Wed September 19 2018 – GLASGOW O2 ABC
Thu September 20 2018 – MANCHESTER Victoria Warehouse
Sat September 22 2018 – BIRMINGHAM O2 Academy Birmingham
Tue September 25 2018 – LONDON O2 Academy Brixton

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Metallica At #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For March

Thrash legends Metallica have hit #1 on March’s Hot Ticket Chart, bumping Ed Sheeran into second place. Following closely behind are Steps, who hit the road in November and December for the Party On The Dancefloor arena tour, Eminem, who will headline Reading and Leeds and perform as part of the Glasgow Summer Sessions at Bellahouston Park in August, and Little Mix, who will kick off their Summer Shout Out tour at the end of May and head out on their Glory Days arena run in September, October and November.

At the bottom of this month’s chart we have Ricky GervaisWireless FestivalEddie VedderThe xx and Elbow. Come back and see us next month to check if they’ve been able to cling on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be waving them goodbye and welcoming some new blood.

1. Metallica
2. Ed Sheeran
3. Steps
4. Eminem
5. Little Mix
6. Jamiroquai
7. Bruno Mars
8. V Festival
9. Stormzy
10. Guns N’Roses
11. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
12. Kasabian
13. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
14. U2
15. The Weeknd
16. Micky Flanagan
17. Iron Maiden
18. Catfish And The Bottlemen
19. HIM
20. Lady Antebellum
21. Drake
22. Olly Murs
23. Phil Collins
24. The Next Step
25. Happy Mondays
26. Gorillaz
27. J. Cole
28. Tom Jones
29. Coldplay
30. Hanson
31. Robbie Williams
32. UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey
33. James Arthur
34. Tory Lanez
35. Nashville In Concert
36. Ricky Gervais
37. Wireless Festival
38. Eddie Vedder
39. The xx
40. Elbow

On sale this week – can they break the top 40?

1. Queen + Adam Lambert

2. Paramore

3. Tori Amos

4. Royal Blood

5. Gary Numan

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U2 Hit #1 On Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart For January

It’s a new year so we thought we’d give you a new chart. For the next few months we’ll be bringing you monthly instalments listing not just our top 20 best selling acts, but a whopping 40!

Kicking things off at #1 are Irish rockers U2, who have soared to the top spot with The Joshua Tree tourFollowing closely behind are  Little Mix who have lined up a Summer Shout Out tour and autumn Glory Days tour. Making up the rest of the top five is Drake , who is currently on the road in the UK for the Boy Meets World tour, Neil Diamond, who will bring his 50th anniversary tour to the UK and Ireland in October and Bruno Mars, who will bring his 24K Magic World Tour to arenas around the UK and Ireland in April and May.

At the bottom of the chart we have The Stone RosesBonoboShawn MendesStrictly Come Dancing and Tory Lanez. Come back and see us next month to see if they’re able to hold on to their top 40 positions or if we’ll be waving them goodbye.

1. U2
2. Little Mix
3. Drake
4. Neil Diamond
5. Bruno Mars
6. Coldplay
7. Adele
8. Micky Flanagan
9. The Killers
10. Robbie Williams
11. Guns N’Roses
12. The Weeknd
13. Phil Collins
14. Black Sabbath
15. Kings of Leon
16. Green Day
17. Olly Murs
18. Depeche Mode
19. Jack Whitehall
20. James Arthur
21. The xx
22. Run The Jewels
23. Elbow
24. Two Door Cinema Club
25. Bryan Adams
26. James Blunt
27. The Chainsmokers
28. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
29. The Tenderloins
30. Evanescence
31. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
32. Ariana Grande
33. Paul Weller
34. Jeff Lynne’s ELO
35. The Kooks
36. Tory Lanez
37. Strictly Come Dancing
38. Shawn Mendes
39. Bonobo
40.The Stone Roses

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 40?

1. Lady Gaga

2. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

3. The Cribs

4. The Cranberries

5. Little Big Town

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Drake Tops Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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Drake is dominating the chart this week and has knocked Coldplay off the #1 spot and down to #4, while Justin Bieber has moved into second place, Depeche Mode third and James Arthur fifth.

Busted and Robbie Williams have done well to enter the chart at #6 and #8, respectively. While Iron Maiden have dropped eight places since last week and Good Mourning Mrs Brown a whopping 12! But it’s not been too bad for some, with Green Day rising six places and The Cure and Chance The Rapper returning to the chart.

The last few weeks we’ve been overwhelmed with the amount of big names announcing shows, and this week is no exception! In 2017 Phil Collins will play five nights at the Royal Albert Hall, Kings Of Leon will hit UK arenas, Peter Kay will again take his ‘Dance For Life’ tour on the road in aid of Cancer Research UK,  All Time Low will return for a spring UK & Ireland tour, and Little Mix will head out on an autumn 2017 arena tour.

Come back and see us next week to see if any can knock Drake off the #1 spot.

1. Drake
2. Justin Bieber
3. Depeche Mode
4. Coldplay
5. James Arthur
6. Busted
7. Still Game
8. Robbie Williams
9. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe
10. Tory Lanez
11. Sum 41
12. Kylie
13. Green Day
14. Red Hot Chili Peppers
15. The Chainsmokers
16. Iron Maiden
17. Catfish and the Bottlemen
18. Good Mourning Mrs Brown
19. The Cure
20. Chance The Rapper

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Phil Collins

2. Kings Of Leon

3. Peter Kay

4. Little Mix

5. All Time Low

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Bon Iver Bound To The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart

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We’re a bit tardy with your latest instalment of the Hot Ticket Chart, but you can now check out the rankings from September 12 to 18 below.

Bon Iver have bumped comeback kings Green Day off the #1 spot and down to #8. Meanwhile, we’ve got Korn and Limp Bizkit in second place, with Shawn MendesJustin Bieber and Yusuf Cat Stevens making up the rest of the top five.

Elton John is back in the top 10, followed by Olly Murs, who has dropped five places since the last chart. We also welcome newcomers Tory Lanez and The Pretty Reckless, who have entered at #10 and #18, respectively.

Over the next week we’ve got some huge names with shows on sale, including KraftwerkIron MaidenTwo Door Cinema ClubBlossoms and Jimmy Eat World. Come back and see us soon to find out if any of them beat Bon Iver to the top of the chart.

1. Bon Iver
2. Korn (co-headline with Limp Bizkit)
3. Shawn Mendes
4. Justin Bieber
5. Yusuf Cat Stevens
6. Elton John
7. Olly Murs
8. Green Day
9. Red Hot Chili Peppers
10. Tory Lanez
11. Frankie Valli
12. David Gilmour
13. Jess Glynne
14. Catfish and the Bottlemen
15. Marvel Universe Live
16. Jamie T
17. Billy Connolly
18. The Pretty Reckless
19. The 1975
20. Twenty One Pilots

On sale in the next week – can they break the top 20?

1. Iron Maiden

2. Kraftwerk

3. Two Door Cinema Club

4. Blossoms

5. Jimmy Eat World

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