This Week’s New Releases: Ariana Grande, AJ Tracey And Queen Zee

This week’s new releases list is almost as diverse as the crowd in the Star Wars cantina scene. Ariana Grande has promptly followed up 2018’s ‘Sweetener’, while West London rapper AJ Tracey has released his self-titled debut LP, as have the force of nature that is Liverpool’s Queen Zee.

Still want more? Fill those boots below.

AJ Tracey – ‘AJ Tracey’ (AJ Tracey)

Ariana Grande – ‘Thank U, Next’ (Republic Records)

Beast In Black – ‘From Hell With Love’ (Nuclear Blast)

Bob Mould – ‘Sunshine Rock’ (Merge)

Cass McCombs – ‘Tip Of The Sphere’ (Anti-)

HEALTH – ‘Vol. 4: Slaves Of Fear’ (Concorde/Lorna Vista)

Jessica Pratt – ‘Quiet Signs’ (City Slang)

Jozeg Van Wissem & Jim Marmusch – ‘An Attempt To Draw Aside The Veil’ (Sacred Bones)

The Lemonheads – ‘Varshons 2’ (Fire Records)

Mercury Rev – ‘Bobboe Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited’ (Bella Union)

Panda Bear – ‘Buoys’ (Domino)

Queen Zee – ‘Queen Zee’ (Sasstone)

Said The Whale – ‘Cascadia’ (Arts & Crafts/Caroline)

Wiz Khalifa and Currenc$y – ‘2009’ (Jet Life Recordings)

Xiu Xiu – ‘Girl With Basket Of Fruit’ (Upset The Rhythm)

YAK – ‘Pursuit Of Momentary Happiness’ (Virgin EMI)

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This Week’s New Releases: Taylor Swift, Evanescence And Shed Seven

This week is bonkers! Pretty much every music publication is talking about the fact Taylor Swift has a new record out, Evanescence have re-recorded tracks from their back catalogue with a full orchestra for ‘Synthesis’ and Shed Seven have put out LP #5.

If none of that floats your boat there’s plenty more to check out below.

BC Unidos -‘Bicycle’ EP (Columbia)

Billy Ray Cyrus – ‘Set the Record Straight’ (Flatwoods Records)

Cam’ron – ‘The Program’ Mixtape

The Corrs – ‘Jupiter Calling’ (East West/Warner Bros)

Dama Scout – ‘Dama Scout’ EP (Hand In Hive)

Elton John – ‘Diamonds’ (UMC)

Evanescence – ‘Synthesis’ (RCA)

Jidenna – ‘Boomerang’ EP (Epic)

Lonely The Brave – ‘Things Will Matter (Redux)’ (Hassle Records)

Metallica – ‘Master Of Puppets (Reissue)’ (Blackened/Virgin EMI)

PNAU – ‘Changa’ (etcetc)

Project Mama Earth – ‘Mama Earth’ EP (Provogue/Mascot)

R.E.M. – ‘Automatic For The People (25th Anniversary Edition)’ (Craft/Concord)

Seal – ‘Standards’ (Decca)

Shed Seven – ‘Instant Pleasures’ (Infectious)

Sleigh Bells – ‘Kid Kruschev’ (Lucky Number)

Smokey Robinson – ‘Christmas Everyday’ (Amazon Original)

Spinning Coin – ‘Permo’ (Geographic)

Taylor Swift – ‘Reputation’ (Big Machine/Virgin)

Tears For Fears – ‘Rule The Worlds: The Greatest Hits’ (Mercury)

Teen Daze – ‘Themes For A New Earth’ (Flora)

UNKLE – ‘A Night’s Interlude EP. 1 (The Road Reconstructed)’ (Songs For The Def)

Walk The Moon – ‘What If Nothing’ (RCA)

Wiz Khalifa – ‘Laugh Now, Fly Later’ (Rostrum/Atlantic)

Quicksand – ‘Interiors’ (Epitaph)

Yung Lean – ‘Stranger’ (YEAR0001)

The Zephyr Bones – ‘Secret Place’ (La Castanya)

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Aimee Mann, P!nk And Wiz Khalifa!

On September 8, 1969 singer-songwriter Aimee Mann was born. On the same day in 1979 American pop star P!nk came into the world, followed by American rapper Wiz Khalifa in 1987. Happy birthday all!

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On This Day In Music: Happy Birthday Aimee Mann, P!nk And Wiz Khalifa!

On September 8, 1969 rock singer-songwriter Aimee Mann was born. On the same day in 1979 American pop singer-songwriter P!nk came into the world, followed by American rapper Wiz Khalifa in 1987. Happy birthday all!

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Ed Sheeran Is Back On Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart


As AC/DC have finished up their UK tour Ed Sheeran has stepped in to the #1 spot. Close behind him are  The AshesNew Order, Morrissey and Electric Daisy Carnival who are all new to the chart and have done well to come straight into the top five. Also new to the chart, but not ranking as highly, are Marina And The Diamonds and Dave Chappelle, who are at #19 and #13, respectively.

We say our goodbyes to Lionel RichieBob DylanGregory PorterDixie ChicksA$AP Rocky and Wiz KhalifaThe 1975Paloma FaithMrs Browns BoysThe Vamps and Wireless, who all failed to make the top 20 for the week.

On sale this week are Foo FightersThe ProdigyMegadeth and Lamb Of GodElla Eyre and The Gaslight Anthem. Can they make it into the top 20 and maybe even knock Ed Sheeran off the top spot? Make sure to check back next week to find out.

1. Ed Sheeran
2. The Ashes
3. New Order
4. Morrissey
5. Electric Daisy Carnival
6. Fleetwood Mac
7.  T In The Park
8. BBC Radio 2 Live
9. One Direction
10. Neil Diamond
11. Madonna
12. U2
13. Dave Chappelle
14. AC/DC
15. Wimbledon
16. Years and Years
17. Simply Red
18. Michael McIntyre
19. Marina And The Diamonds
20.  James Bay

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

1. Foo Fighters

2. The Prodigy

3. Megadeth and Lamb Of God

4. Ella Eyre

5. The Gaslight Anthem

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Tour Of The Week: A$AP Rocky And Wiz Khalifa

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A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa have lined up a co-headline arena tour of the UK this autumn. A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa Tickets are on sale now, priced at £36.00/£39.50 (£41.00/£46.50 in London), plus fees.

Two of the biggest stars in hip hop will team up for shows at Nottingham’s Capital FM Arena, Liverpool’s Echo Arena, Birmingham’s Genting Arena, London’s O2 Arena and Manchester Arena between October 13 and 19.

A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa Upcoming Tour Dates are as follows

Tue October 13 2015 – NOTTINGHAM Capital FM Arena Nottingham
Wed October 14 2015 – LIVERPOOL Liverpool Echo Arena
Fri October 16 2015 – BIRMINGHAM Genting Arena
Sat October 17 2015 – LONDON O2 Arena
Mon October 19 2015 – MANCHESTER Arena

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AC/DC Are Still Rocking At The Top Of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart


AC/DC have done it again, they’re at the top of Stereoboard’s Hot Ticket Chart. Creeping closer to them are Wireless and Ed Sheeran who have both moved up the chart this week. Also making a leap from #11 into the top five is Neil Diamond.

We’ve got a number of leavers this week, including Taylor SwiftMötley CrüeDuran DuranFrankie ValliPaul WellerDef Leppard and WhitesnakeKacey MusgravesFlorence And The Machine and Fall Out Boy.

Meanwhile, we welcome to the chart A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa and The Ashes. The latter of which has done well to come in with an entry position of #6.

1. AC/DC
2. Wireless
3. Ed Sheeran
4. Fleetwood Mac
5. Neil Diamond
6. The Ashes
7. Lionel Richie
8. T In The Park
9. BBC Radio 2 Live
10. Bob Dylan
11. One Direction
12. Gregory Porter
13. James Bay
14. Dixie Chicks
15. A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa
16. U2
17. The 1975
18. Paloma Faith
19. Mrs Browns Boys
20. The Vamps

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

1. Morrissey

2. Zedd

3. Metric

4. Marina And The Diamonds

5. Fear Factory


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PRESALE: Get Tickets 24 Hours Early For A$AP Rocky & Wiz Khalifa, Culture Club and Dara O’Briain

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This Friday will see the usual wild rush for tickets, but between us here at Stereoboard and our friends over at Eventim we’ve come up with a few chances for you to get in early this morning.

Our pre-sales this week feature two of hip-hop’s brightest stars, some pop legends of the ‘80s and one of TV’s favourite funnymen. Head below to get yours!

A$AP Rocky and Wiz Khalifa: Manchester Arena – 19/10/2015

Culture Club: Eventim Apollo, London – 05/09/2015

Dara O’Briain: Eventim Apollo, London – 15/10/2015


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


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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