Björk announces 2023 European ‘Cornucopia’ tour

You can get tickets for the shows here from February 3 and check out the full list of dates below:

Björk 2023 Tour Dates:

1 — Lisbon, PT – Altice Arena
4 — Madrid, ES – WiZink Centre
08 — Paris, FR – Accor Arena
12 — Milan, IT – Mediolanum Forum
16 — Prague, CZ – O2 Arena
19 — Vienna, AT – Wiener Stadthalle
23 — Bologna, IT – Unipol Arena

18 — Krakow, PL – Tauron Arena
21 — Hamburg, DE – Barclays Arena
24 — Leipzig, DE – Quarterback Immobilien Arena
28 — Zurich, CH – Hallenstadion

2 — Nantes, FR – Zénith
5 — Bordeaux, FR – Arkéa Arena

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Last week, Björk shared details of her upcoming performance at this year’s Coachella, revealing that her set will feature a local orchestra and span her three-decade discography. 

“We are so excited to bring björk orkestral to [Coachella], the singer wrote on Twitter (January 25). “We will bring on the stage a local orkestra and play arrangements from 30 years”. The announcement was accompanied by the dates Björk is due to perform at Coachella, which are slated across the festival’s two weekends on April 16 and April 23.

Spanning the singer’s 10-album catalogue, it will include songs from latest album ‘Forrossa’, which NME described as “heavier – and more hopeful – than anything before” in a four-star review. “​​There’s a lot of pleasure in the album,” Björk said of ‘Forrossa’ in an interview with NME last year. “It’s about enjoying that space.”

Björk’s orchestral set will mark her first appearance at Coachella since 2007 when she headlined the Californian event alongside Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Rage Against The Machine. For this year’s line-up, the singer is billed beneath Frank Ocean, who will headline Coachella 2023 with Bad Bunny and BLACKPINK.

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Suede reschedule Brixton Academy shows and announce new Bexhill date

The band have also announced an extra date at Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion on March 25. Tickets for that show go on sale this Friday at 9am GMT and can be purchased here. All tickets for the Brixton shows remain valid for the rescheduled dates.

Due to recent events at O2 Academy Brixton, the Suede shows in March 2023 will be moving to December 2023.

– Sat 25th March show is now Sat 16th Dec 2023.
– Sun 26th March show is now Fri 15th Dec 2023.

All tickets valid for rescheduled dates. 1/2

— Suede HQ (@suedeHQ) January 23, 2023

+ A new show is also being added at Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion on Saturday 25th March 2023.

Tickets are on sale from 9am on Friday 27th January. 2/2


— Suede HQ (@suedeHQ) January 23, 2023

The postponed shows are amongst a host of gigs by various artists which have been postponed or rescheduled to new venues across London. You can view the full list of rescheduled shows here.

Suede meanwhile will hit the road at The Forum in Bath on March 3 before wrapping up at the O2 Academy Leeds on March 30. Their two Brixton shows will follow in December.

You can view the full list of updated UK shows below and purchase tickets here.


03 – The Forum, Bath
04 – UEA, Norwich
06 – G Live, Guildford
07 – Corn Exchange, Cambridge
09 – Albert Hall, Manchester
10 – Rock City, Nottingham
11 – O2 Academy, Sheffield
13 – Music Hall, Aberdeen
14 – O2 Academy, Glasgow
15 – Barbican, York
17 – O2 City Hall, Newcastle
18 – Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool
20 – Dome, Brighton
21 – Symphony Hall, Birmingham
22 – St David’s Hall, Cardiff
24 – O2 Guildhall, Southampton
25 – Bexhill De La Warr Pavilion
28 – O2 Academy, Bristol
29 – Albert Hall, Manchester
30 – O2 Academy, Leeds

15 – O2 Academy Brixton
16 – O2 Academy Brixton 

Meanwhile, during a recent interview with NME, frontman Brett Anderson revealed that Suede have already started working on a “much more experimental” new album. “I’d love to think that our most daring work is ahead of us,” he explained.

“That’s a really exciting prospect – that a band at our stage of our career haven’t just settled for running through the motions. I love making new records: it makes my heart beat faster, it’s what I get up for in the morning.”



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Watch Madonna tease tour with NSFW game of ‘Truth Or Dare’

Later, when it’s Schumer’s turn to offer Madonna a dare, she says: “Madonna. I dare you to do a world tour and play your greatest mothafuckin’ hits.”

“Four decades? As in 40 years? We’re talking ‘Like a Virgin’?” asks Madonna before breaking into ‘La Isla Bonita’, which the rest of the table joins in with.

“Wait, hold up. That’s a lot of songs. You think people would come to that show?” Madonna asks. When the assembled stars all agree, she concludes, “OK, so the answer is … fuck yeah.”

Madonna then turns to the camera. “’80s. ’90s. 2000s. Four decades of music, avec moi. MLVC. Welcome to the party, bitches.”

Check the clip out below:


Madonna will hit the road for the 35-date tour in July, which will have legs in North America and Europe. Per a press release, ‘The Celebration Tour’ will take fans on Madonna’s artistic journey through four decades and pay homage to the city of New York where her career in music began.

“I am excited to explore as many songs as possible in hopes to give my fans the show they have been waiting for,” Madonna said of the upcoming trek in a statement.

She will be playing her only UK date of the tour at London’s O2 Arena on Saturday October 14.

Tickets for the tour go on sale at 10am tomorrow (January 20) and you can buy yours here (UK) and here (North America).

15 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
18 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
22 – Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center
25 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
27 – Tulsa, OK – BOK Center
30 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center

2 – Cleveland, OH – Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse
5 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
7 – Pittsburgh, PA – PPG Paints Arena
9 – Chicago, IL – United Center
13 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
19 – Montreal, QC – Centre Bell
23 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
24 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden
30 – Boston, MA – TD Garden

2 – Washington, DC – Capital One Arena
5 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
7 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
9 – Miami, FL – Miami-Dade Arena
13 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
18 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
21 – Austin, TX – Moody Center ATX
27 – Los Angeles, CA – Arena

4 – San Francisco, CA – Chase Center
7 – Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
14 – London, UK – The O2
21 – Antwerp, BE – Sportpaleis
25 – Copenhagen, DK – Royal Arena
28 – Stockholm, SE – Tele2

1 – Barcelona, ES – Palau Sant Jordi
6 – Lisbon, PT – Altice Arena
12 – Paris, FR – Accor Arena
13 – Paris, FR – Accor Arena
15 – Cologne, DE – Lanxess Arena
23 – Milan, IT – Mediolanum Forum
28 – Berlin, DE – Mercedes-Benz Arena

1 – Amsterdam, NL – Ziggo Dome

In a five-star review of one of her concerts in Brooklyn, New York in October 2019, NME praised “pop’s ultimate freedom fighter [for] putting on one of the most powerful, empowering, and stunning gigs of the year”.



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Pete Tong announces ‘Ibiza Classics’ UK tour for autumn 2023

You can see a full list of dates here:

23 – Glasgow, OVO Hydro
24 – Manchester, AO Arena
25 – Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena
28 – Cardiff, CIA
29 – Brighton, Centre
30 – Birmingham, Utilita Arena

1 – London, O2 Arena
2 – London, O2 Arena

NEW SHOWS: Global DJ superstar @petetong has added two more shows to his Ibiza Classics 2023 Summer tour! Tickets for the massive outdoor shows in Norwich and Exeter are on sale this Thursday at 10am from the link below 🎧

— MyTicket (@MyTicketUK) December 5, 2022

Last November, Tong was honoured with the prestigious Music Industry Trusts Award. Tong accepted the award, considered one of the benchmarks for lifetime achievement within the music industry, following a gala ceremony celebrating his career at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

“I’m seriously thrilled and humbled to be standing here receiving the MITS Award because I think this is recognition of dance music’s and club culture’s influence and success,” he said at the ceremony.


“Looking round this room, there are so many people that have been on that journey with me so this is for all of you.”

Tong was the first dance music specialist to have received the honour, which has in previous years been won by the likes of Glastonbury Festival‘s Michael Eavis, The Beatles producer George Martin, Peter GabrielElton John, Simon Cowell and Kylie Minogue.

Back in 2013, Tong was awarded an MBE for his services to music and broadcasting.




The Cure release upgraded version of 1991 documentary ‘Play Out’

Released on October 7, the 30th anniversary collection includes the full original album, which has been remastered by frontman Robert Smith and Miles Showell at the legendary Abbey Road Studios.

It also boasts 24 previously-unreleased tracks – including demos, instrumentals and rare 12″ mixes – as well as four songs that will be coming to CD and digital platforms for the first time. The 3CD edition comes with four tracks from ‘Lost Wishes’, a 1993 mail-order only cassette, which have never been available on CD or streaming.

You can watch Play Out in full below. A synopsis reads: “Play Out follows the band as they perform new songs at a club gig, play Wembley Arena, appear on the Jonathan Ross show, rehearse for and perform their legendary MTV Unplugged show and receive the award for Best British Group at The Brit Awards.”

In terms of new music, The Cure kicked off their 2022 world tour in Latvia last month and debuted new tracks ‘Alone’ and ‘Endsong’.

The tracks were followed by further debuts including ‘And Nothing Is Forever’‘I Can Never Say Goodbye’ and ‘A Fragile Thing’ offering a sense of what to expect from forthcoming new album ‘Songs Of A Lost World’, which Smith said was “almost finished” back in May.


Speaking about what to expecting from the forthcoming new album, Smith told NME: “Essentially it’s a 12 track album. It’s there, it’s kind of half-mixed and half-finished. It’s a weird thing. It’s kind of evolved over the last two years. It hasn’t always been a good thing to have been left alone with it. You pick at it, like picking at seams, and everything falls apart.”

The Cure are currently on their UK and European tour – you can find remaining tour dates below and purchase remaining tickets here.

01 – Dublin, 3Arena 
02 – Belfast, SSE Arena 
04 – Glasgow, OVO Hydro 
06 – Leeds, First Direct Arena 
07 – Birmingham, Utilita Arena 
08 – Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena 
11 – London, OVO Arena Wembley
12 – London, OVO Arena Wembley
13 – London, OVO Arena Wembley




Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes to headline 2000 Trees 2023

Last year’s edition of the festival was headlined by Jimmy Eat World, IDLESThrice and Turnstile, with the likes of Creeper, The RegrettesRolo Tomassi and more also on the bill.

See the full list of bands currently announced for 2000 Trees 2023 below. Tickets are available to buy here.

🐍 Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes are the mega first headliners for 2000trees 2023, PLUS we've added over 30 new bands to the lineup for next summer!!!

🌳 Third release tickets are getting super low, so if you want one you gotta pick yours up ASAP:

— 2000trees Festival (@2000trees) November 22, 2022

Ahead of the 2000 Trees headline set, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes are gearing up for an imminent London residency, with the punk group taking over Camden’s The Underworld next month.

The trio of gigs will kick off December 6 and run until December 8 with support coming from IDestroy, Lambrini Girls and High Vis.

Earlier this month, Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes released new single ‘The Drugs’ in collaboration with Jamie T. Speaking about the track, Carter said: “‘The Drugs’ was written after a few long conversations with some beautiful friends of mine who had been struggling with addiction. Life is a difficult journey, it’s easier with good friends around.”


The band are currently out on a European headline tour behind their 2021 album ‘Sticky’. Check out the remaining dates below.

28 – Shoko, Madrid, Spain
29 – Razzmatazz 2, Barcelona, Spain

01 – Le Bikini, Toulouse, France
02 – La Cigalle, Paris, France
03 – Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht, Netherlands
06 – Underworld, London (with IDestroy)
07 – Underworld, London (with Lambrini Girls)
08 – Underworld, London (with High Vis)




Watch Romy and Fred again.. give new collaboration ‘Strong’ its live debut

“My cousin Luis is in the music video with me. He was on my mind when I was writing this song, we both have the shared experience of our mums passing away when we were young. I think we both kind of try to hold emotions down and put on a brave face about stuff – writing this has helped me connect with these feelings of grief and with him.”

Of the Amsterdam collaboration, Romy said on Instagram: “Fred!!! First time singing strong live with you was incredible!!

“Thanks so much for having me be a part of your amazing show. Love you Fred, love you Amsterdam.”

Watch footage of the performance below.

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Fred again.. released new album ‘Actual Life 3 (January 1 – September 9 2022)’ last month, the third LP in his ongoing diaristic series of albums.


Reviewing ‘Actual Life 3’, NME wrote: “Sitting alongside spontaneous phone recordings made while on his travels, audio snippets from Instagram clips and samples from some of his favourite records, Gibson has sewn a candid diaristic patchwork over the past few years that’s provided him with the basis for building his contemplative yet club-ready sonic world.”

After gigs in Dublin and the aforementioned Amsterdam show, Fred again.. will continue his European tour in Berlin tonight (September 27) before ending with three sold-out hometown gigs in London at Brixton Academy from December 7-9.

See the dates below and buy tickets here.

27 – Berlin, UFO Velodrom
28 – Hamburg, Uebel & Gefaehrlich
30 – Cologne, Carlswerk Victoria

1 – Brussels, AB Main Hall
3 – Paris, Elysee Montmartre
7 – London, O2 Academy Brixton

8 – London, O2 Academy Brixton
9 – London, O2 Academy Brixton




Pusha T postpones UK and European ‘It’s Almost Dry’ tour to 2023 due to “production issues”

Ahead of the tour beginning, Irish promoter MCD Productions has confirmed that the tour is being rescheduled, writing: “The Pusha T tour is postponed to 2023 due to production issues, as we want to bring you the best show possible. Hold on to your tickets for news of rescheduled dates ASAP.”

No rescheduled dates have yet been announced, but you can see the list of postponed shows below.

🚨 @Pusha_T update 🚨
The Pusha T tour is postponed to 2023 due to production issues, as we want to bring you the best show possible. Hold on to your tickets for news of rescheduled dates ASAP.

— MCD Productions (@mcd_productions) November 24, 2022

30 – Komplex, Zurich

1 – Backstage Werk, Munich
2 – Fabrique, Milan
4 – Le Trianon, Paris
6 – Vega, Copenhagen
7 – Huxleys Neue Welt, Berlin
8 – Live Music Hall, Cologne
12 – Paradiso, Amsterdam
14 – O2 Ritz, Manchester
15 – O2 Institute, Birmingham
18 – O2 Academy, Bristol
19 – Brixton Academy, London
21 – Academy, Dublin

Pusha T released his fourth studio album ‘It’s Almost Dry’ in April. The album – which he dubs “rap album of the motherfucking year” – scored a glowing five-star review from NME.


The review said: “Pusha T has managed to elevate his art to new heights, signalling that the artist is nowhere close to being done. Despite being longer than ‘Daytona’, there is succinct preciseness to ‘It’s Almost Dry’ with Pusha’s lyricism, in particular, never left wanting.

Read the NME Big Read cover feature with Pusha T all about the creation of ‘It’s Almost Dry’.

Across 2022, Pusha T has shared a pair of diss tracks aimed at McDonald’s. Back in March, the rapper shared ‘Spicy Fish Diss Track‘ in collaboration with Arby’s – where Pusha took aim at the chain’s Filet-o-Fish burger.

A new track, titled ‘Rib Roast’, sees Pusha T reconnect with Arby’s to diss their rivals McDonald’s, by questioning the quality of their food and McRibs.




Watch Adele begin long-awaited Las Vegas residency: “Thank you for coming back to me”

She later added: “I don’t get to go off stage for about 50 minutes so I’m going to have [a] shitty face of streaked makeup for the whole first part of the show.

“I’m so nervous and I’m so scared and I’m so happy. It might be a bit wobbly at times because my nerves are out of control. It’s a bloody massive week for me this week. It’s the Walking Dead finale on Sunday!

“It’s opening night, it’s the Walking Dead, it’s the Grammys and it’s the World Cup, fucking hell, there’s a lot going on.”

After she revealed that the concerts were postponed due to problems with the stage show, last night’s opening saw a tasteful and minimal stage setup, with a grand piano at the back of the stage and huge screens flanking Adele.

See footage of the show – which featured Stormzy and Rich Paul in the audience – and see the full setlist below. ‘Weekends With Adele’ continues tonight (November 19).

Adele performs onstage during the ‘Weekends with Adele’ residency opening at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on November 18, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AD.


— Victoria (@victoriaha13) November 19, 2022


Adele performs onstage during the ‘Weekends with Adele’ residency opening at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on November 18, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AD.

Adele performs onstage during the ‘Weekends with Adele’ residency opening at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on November 18, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AD.

💫Rich Paul & Stormzy are at "Weekends With Adele" tonight
📸©️Photo by Jesy Almaguer via IG

— Adelettes (@Adelettes2) November 19, 2022

Adele performs onstage during the ‘Weekends with Adele’ residency opening at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on November 18, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Credit: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for AD.

Adele played:

‘Easy On Me’
‘Turning Tables’
‘Take It All’
‘I Drink Wine’
‘Water Under The Bridge’
‘Send My Love (To Your New Lover)’
‘Oh My God’
‘One And Only’
‘Don’t You Remember’
‘Rumour Has It’
‘Hometown Glory’
‘Love In The Dark’

‘Set Fire To The Rain’
‘When We Were Young’
‘Hold On’
‘Someone Like You’
‘Rolling In The Deep’
‘Love Is A Game’

Earlier this week, Adele shared a message with fans ahead of starting her Las Vegas residency, saying that she’s “incredibly nervous” but “so excited”.

“I’m feeling all sorts as I write this. I’m highly emotional, incredibly nervous but can’t sit still because I’m so excited,” she began.

“I feel a million miles away from home, I can’t stop thinking about when I was little and saw Tom Jones in Mars Attacks and thought blimey how did he get from Wales to Las Vegas!?”

Adele continued: “I always get scared before shows, and I take it as a good sign because it means I care and means I just want to do a good job. Maybe it’s because I didn’t start when I was supposed to. Maybe it’s because it’s opening night, maybe it’s because Hyde Park went so great, maybe it’s because I love the show I don’t know.”

Earlier this week, Adele received seven Grammy nominations for the 2023 awards ceremony including Song Of The Year (‘Easy On Me’) and Album Of The Year (’30’).

Adele’s shows at The Colosseum at Cesar’s Palace in Las Vegas are as follows:

19, 25 and 26

2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 and 24

20, 21, 27 and 28

3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25

3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25




Shygirl announces 2022 and 2023 ‘Nymph’ world tour dates

General sale tickets are available from November 10 here, with pre-sales for her mailing list on November 7.

See the full list of Shygirl’s tour dates below.

✨Nymph World Tour PT.1 ✨
First access will be for my subscribers on Nov 4th
Second round will be for mailing list on Nov 7th
And finally general on sale drops Nov 10th!
Subscribe via the link for first access or for mailing✨

— SHYGIRL (@0800shygirl) November 2, 2022

1 – London, Printworks
2 – Manchester, Albert Hall
6 – Berlin, Astra
7 – Amsterdam, Melkweg
10 – Paris, Trianon
31 – Perth, Beyond the Valley Fest

1 – Sydney, Field Day Festival
4 – Sydney, Manning Bar
6 – Melbourne, Max Watts
7 – Brisbane, Field Day Festival

MARCH 2023
15 – Vancouver, BC, Celebrities Nightclub
17 – Seattle, WA, Neumos
21 – San Francisco, CA, The Regency Ballroom
24 – Los Angeles, CA, The Wiltern
25 – San Diego, CA, Music Box
31 – Chicago, IL, Thalia Hall


APRIL 2023
3 – Toronto, ON, The Axis Club
4 – Montreal, QC, Le Studio TD
6 – Philadelphia, PA, The Foundry at The Fillmore
8 – New York, NY, Webster Hall
9 – New York, NY, Webster Hall
12 – Washington, DC, 9:30 Club
14 – Atlanta, GA, The Masquerade – Hell
15 – Miami, FL, The Ground

Reviewing Shygirl’s ‘Nymph’ upon its release earlier this year, NME wrote: “On ‘Nymph’, Shygirl creates a gleaming collage of club sounds, with each element wholly unique in its execution.

“After working tirelessly on her long-awaited debut album for a number of years, the juice has clearly been worth the squeeze: this record is a striking reminder of why Shygirl is one of the capital’s brightest talents.”




Charlotte Church announces final Late Night Pop Dungeon tour

You can see the full list of tour dates below and buy tickets here:

3 –  The Clapham Grand, London

8 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
9 – New Century, Manchester
16 – SWX, Bristol
21 – DEPOT, Cardiff

Speaking about the upcoming tour, Church said: “After 6 ecstatic years of unparalleled debauchery, the Late Night Pop Dungeon is hanging up its feathers, sequins, P.V.C and velour.

“All good things must come to an end, and this ending will be the most euphorically lickable ending conceivable. Think Carrie meets Sunset Boulevard, soundtracked by the 2nd side of Abbey Road.

“Think a pool party with Prince and Kate Bush at the grill, Beyonce and Kurt Cobain on the bar… except it’s also Christmas, and both Santa and Kevin Mcallister are here to get down. Look, there’s Trent Reznor and Ozzy Osborne discussing Taylor Swift’s new record…”

Explaining the pop dungeon concept previously, Church said: “Down the dark, dark stairs, upon the bloody gallows of soft rock, through the oubliette of cheese, into the torture chamber of disco, you are welcomed to the Late Night Pop Dungeon.

“The Grand High Executionatrix, dungeon mistress Charlotte Church, and her ten-piece ultra-metronomic post-punk-disco-R’n’R’n’B backing band will give her MK Ultra treatment to the greatest tunes that time forgot, and some that will forever haunt our collective memory. Bring dancing shoes – the floor is on fire.”




Rage Against The Machine’s Zack de la Rocha teams up with Algiers for new single

You can pre-order ‘SHOOK’ here. Check out the visualiser for ‘Irreversible Damage’ and the new album tracklist below.

‘SHOOK’ tracklist:

01. ‘Everybody Shatter’ (ft. Big Rube)
02. ‘Irreversible Damage’ (ft. Zack de la Rocha)
03. ‘73%’
04. ‘Cleanse Your Guilt Here’
05. ‘As It Resounds’ (ft. Big Rube)
06. ‘Bite Back’ (ft. billy woods & Backxwash)
07. ‘Out Of Style Tragedy’ (ft. Mark Cisneros)
08. ‘Comment #2’
09. ‘A Good Man’
10. ‘I Can’t Stand It!’ (ft. Samuel T. Herring & Jae Matthews)
11. ‘All You See Is’
12. ‘Green Iris’
13. ‘Born’ (ft. LaToya Kent)
14. ‘Cold World’ (ft. Nadah El Shazly)
15. ‘Something Wrong’
16. ‘An Echophonic Soul’ (ft. DeForrest Brown Jr. & Patrick Shiroishi)
17. ‘Momentary’ (ft. Lee Bains III)

Algiers are set to tour Europe in 2023, including a London show on The Dome on March 8. The band have also announced US appearances, including a special ‘SHOOK’ event at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust on December 15th and the 2023 SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, with more live announcements to follow soon – see the full list of headline tour dates scheduled so far below.

15 – National Sawdust, Brooklyn

9 – Workman’s, Dublin
15 – Botanique Rotonde, Brussels
16 – Salzhaus, Winterthur
17 – Bronson, Ravenna
18 – Capitol, Pordenone
20 – Kino Šiška, Ljubljana
21 – Flex, Vienna
22 – Posthof, Linz
24 – Lucerna Music Bar, Prague
25 – Niebo, Warsaw


MARCH 2023
1- Beatpol, Dresden
2 – Hole44, Berlin
3 – Forum, Bielefeld
4 – Manufaktur, Schorndorf
5 – Club Volta, Cologne
7 – Petit Bain, Paris
8 – The Dome, London

‘SHOOK’ is set to be the Atlanta band’s first album since 2020. In a four-star review of ‘There Is No Year’, NME wrote: “There are so many diverse sounds on ‘There is No Year’. It helps that the band are influenced by so many different genres that they can easily float between them without changing their sound.

“This balance means the band’s lyrical message are delivered with more clarity. The band continue to be radical, but rather than being reactionary, ‘There is No Year’ is precise, thoughtful and powerful.”

Earlier this month (October 2), meanwhile, Rage Against The Machine were forced to cancel their forthcoming North America tour dates in 2023 due to de la Rocha’s ongoing leg injury.




Steve Lacy smashes fan’s phone and storms offstage during New Orleans concert

Lacy then said: “Yeah that’s it,” before walking offstage and shouting: “Peace.”

He did not return to perform ‘C U Girl’ and ‘Dark Red’ for the encore.

someone threw a camera at steve lacy tonight and he smashed it & walked away

— rey + cat 🦇 (@loveayeri) October 25, 2022


this was so unexpected #stevelacy #giveyoutheworldtour

♬ original sound – kat

Following the incident Lacy, addressed his actions in a statement.

He wrote: “My shows been fun as hell! shoutout to the people not throwing disposable cameras at me and just coming to catch a vibe and connect. i had a really good time in nola last night. i hate that the beauty of the connection i have with so many people in the crowd-gets lost when something negative happens.


“I don’t believe i owe anyone an apology- maybe i couldve reacted better? sure. always. i’m a student of life. but i’m a real person with real feelings and real reactions. i’m not a product or a robot. i am human.”

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NME has contacted Lacy’s publicist for further comment on the incident.

Meanwhile, he will bring his recent solo album ‘Gemini Rights’ to the UK and Europe in December.

The ‘Give You The World’ tour will begin in London on December 11 with a show at the Roundhouse in Camden. Shows in Amsterdam (December 14 at Melkweg), Paris (December 16 at Trianon) and Berlin (December 19 at Metropol) will then follow.

See the full list of dates below and buy any remaining tickets for the London gig here.

11 – London, Roundhouse
14 – Amsterdam, Melkweg
16 – Paris, Trianon
19 – Berlin, Metropol

Lacy recently secured his first Number One single on the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Bad Habit’.

He released the hit single at the end of June and it debuted in the top 100 in July.

It spent four weeks at Number Two behind Harry Styles’ ‘As It Was’ before knocking it off the top spot earlier this month.




Listen to Holly Humberstone’s emotive new track, ‘Can You Afford To Lose Me?’

Speaking about the new project, Humberstone said: “The past couple of years have been a whirlwind and I rarely get the chance to reflect on everything that’s happened. Over the past few months I’ve been looking back; at the music I’ve made, the people I’ve met, the incredible experiences we’ve shared together and where I’m heading on a personal level.

“Playing my songs on tour, seeing them out in the world, and how they’ve affected people differently has made me want to give them another life so much I’ve put them together in the order I would listen to them in now – a fresh evolution of my first two EPs.

“I’ve also added a brand new song called ‘Can You Afford To Lose Me? which is probably one of my favourite songs I’ve ever written. I feel like I’ve changed quite a lot since releasing some of my tracks, so I decided not to include a couple of them – while I’ll always love those songs, I wanted to highlight the ones that resonate the most with where I’m at in my life in this moment. I hope you guys can listen to these songs in new ways, just like I have.

“I guess this is me closing the chapter on the first part of my journey. I’m writing my debut album as we speak and it’s going to come next year. It’s my most personal music yet and I hope I can continue to document my experiences for them to become yours.”

The ‘Can You Afford To Lose Me?’ tracklist is as follows:

‘Can You Afford To Lose Me?’
‘Please Don’t Leave Just Yet’ 
‘Deep End’
‘Haunted House’
‘The Walls Are Way Too Thin’ 
‘Falling Asleep At The Wheel’
‘Friendly Fire’

Recently, Humberstone shared details of a UK tour for late 2022 that features her biggest shows to date – see the full dates below and pick up tickets here.


The new run of shows begin in Bristol at the O2 Academy on November 22 before shows in Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and more follow.

The tour finishes in Nottingham at Rock City on December 4 with a massive London show at Brixton Academy three days later.

You can see the full list of dates here:

22 – Bristol, O2 Academy
23 – Leeds, O2 Academy
24 – Liverpool, O2 Academy 1
26 – Birmingham, O2 Institute
27 – Newcastle, NX
29 – Glasgow, SWG3 Galvanizers
30 – Manchester, Academy 1

01 – London, O2 Academy Brixton
03 – Norwich, UEA
04 – Nottingham, Rock City

In April Humberstone shared her new single ‘Sleep Tight’, co-written with The 1975’s Matty Healy and long-time collaborator Rob Milton. The track follows ‘London Is Lonely’, the NME Award-winning rising pop artist’s first release of 2022.

The star won the award for Best Mixtape at the BandLab NME Awards 2022 for that release. “I just feel really lucky,” she told NME on the red carpet at the event. “[‘The Walls Are Way Too Thin’] is a really special piece of work to me, and I’m glad you guys like it.

“It’s so cool, it’s such an honour. My family used to collect the NME demo CDs when I was young, so I discovered loads of my favourite music through those CDs. So to be here, nominated for Best Mixtape, is bizarre and really, really cool.”

Humberstone previously confirmed to NME at Reading 2021 that she had written more songs with Healy.




Thom Yorke confirms new Smile music is in the works

Today (July 10), the band shared a clip of them performing the song at the festival. Yorke then quote tweeted the performance, telling fans that it was a “work in progress” while adding that there are some other new songs in the works.

“New one … work in progress … there are a few ..,” Yorke wrote. You can see his tweet and the clip from the performance below.

new one … work in progress … there are a few ..

— Thom Yorke (@thomyorke) July 10, 2022

The Smile recently announced their first-ever tour of North America for November and December 2022, in support of their debut album.

The band will begin their debut tour across the continent in Providence, Rhode Island on November 14. The tour will then take them across the US and Canada, including two New York dates at Brooklyn’s Kings Theatre and the city’s Hammerstein Ballroom.

See the full list of dates below and get any remaining tickets here.

The Smile’s North American tour dates are:

Monday 14 – Prividence, Veterans Memorial Auditorium
Wednesday 16 – Boston, Roadrunner
Friday 18 – Brooklyn, Kings Theatre
Sunday 20 – New York City, Hammerstein Ballroom
Wednesday 23 – Washington D.C., The Anthem
Friday 25 – Montreal, M Telus
Saturday 26 – Toronto, Massey Hall
Monday 28 – Detroit, Masonic Temple Theatre
Tuesday 29 – Milwaukee, Riverside Theater

Thursday 1 – Chicago, Riviera Theatre
Saturday 3 – Nashville, Ryman Auditorium
Sunday 4 – Atlanta, The Eastern
Tuesday 6 – New Orleans, Orpheum Theatre
Thursday 8 – Dallas, The Factory
Saturday 10 – Denver, Mission Ballroom
Wednesday 14 – Portland, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall
Friday 16 – Seattle, WaMu Theater
Sunday 18 – San Francisco, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium
Wednesday 21 – Los Angeles, Shrine Auditorium




The HU share details of new album ‘Rumble Of Thunder’

The song is said to “incorporate Mongolian values, telling a powerful story of battle, faith, and death lyrically and visually”.

Watch the song’s video below:

Speaking about the new single, vocalist Gala shared, “’Black Thunder’ is the crown jewel of our second album. The music video is split into two parts and conveys the core values of men through visuals.

“Our producer Dashka chose a unique location in Mongolia to shoot the video, where we had a great time riding the horses in the vast grassland of our countryside. We hope that our pride in our culture shines through, as we aimed to bring viewers joy and a piece of our culture through this video.”

On their upcoming new album, he added: “Our second album will include ‘Black Thunder’, along with many new songs. We can’t wait for you to listen and enjoy it as much as we enjoyed recording it.”


‘Rumble Of Thunder’ tracklist:

01. ‘This is Mongol’
02. ‘YUT Hövende’
03. ‘Triangle’
04. ‘Teach Me’
05. ‘Upright Destined Mongol’
06. ‘Sell The World’
07. ‘Black Thunder’
08. ‘Mother Nature’
09. ‘Bii Biyelgee’
10. ‘Segee’
11. ‘Shihi Hutu’
12. ‘TATAR Warrior’

The band are also set to perform dates at Manchester, Leeds, Nottingham, Cardiff, Birmingham, Belfast and Glasgow, as well as a huge show at London’s Roundhouse on December 9.

Tickets for the shows are available here and you can see all the UK dates below:

28 – Manchester, Academy
30 – Leeds, Stylus

01 – Nottingham, Rock City
02 – Cardiff, Great Hall
03 – Birmingham, O2 Institute
05 – Dublin, 3Olympia
06 – Belfast, Ulster Hall
07 – Glasgow, SWG3 (Galvanizers)
09 – London, Roundhouse




Watch Yard Act’s James Smith and his grandad cover Tom Jones’ ‘Green Green Grass Of Home’

“Six pints of Guinness later, there he stood. He got a ‘Dave, Dave, Dave’ chant after and was absolutely buzzing. It felt good to be home, brief though it was.”

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The Leeds four-piece also recently shared a new video for their track ‘100% Endurance’, which featured on their debut album ‘The Overload’, which arrived back in January.

They are currently in the middle of a UK tour which ends at Norwich Arts Centre on Friday (May 27).

The band will perform at several festivals including Glastonbury before they hit the road for another UK tour in November. Tickets for their shows can be purchased here.

You can see Yard Act’s forthcoming UK tour dates below.


MAY 2022
26 – O2 Academy, Leicester
27 – Arts Centre, Norwich (SOLD OUT)
28 – Wide Awake Festival, London

JUNE 2022
24-25 – Glastonbury Festival

JULY 2022
15 – Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival, Stirlingshire
21 – Secret Garden Party, Abbots Ripton
22 – Truck Festival, Oxford
22 – Standon Calling Festival, Hertfordshire
23 – Bluedot Festival, Cheshire
24 – Tramlines, Sheffield
27 – The Cluny, Newcastle
28 – The Caves, Edinburgh
29 – Deer Shed, Thirsk
30 – Ynot Festival, Derbyshire

4 – End Of The Road Festival, Dorset
16 – The Bullingdon, Oxford (SOLD OUT)
17 – Esquires, Bedford (SOLD OUT)
18 – O2 Institute, Birmingham (SOLD OUT)
21 – Sugar Mill, Stoke
22 – The Crescent, York (SOLD OUT)
23 – Polar Bear, Hull (SOLD OUT)

22 – Saint Luke’s, Glasgow
23 – NUSU, Newcastle
24 – O2 Academy, Leeds
25 – O2 Ritz, Manchester
26 – Marble Factory, Bristol
27 – Tramshed, Cardiff
29 – 1865, Southampton
30 – Chalk, Brighton

1 – O2 Kentish Town Forum, London



Kendrick Lamar announces ‘The Big Steppers’ 2022 world tour dates

Tickets go on general sale at 12pm local time in the US on May 20 while pre-sale tickets will go on sale the day before (May 19) at 10am local time through the Cash App. You can purchase tickets for the US dates here and UK dates here. You can view a full list of dates below.

The tour will finally wrap up with a series of dates in Australia and New Zealand in December. You can purchase tickets for those shows here.

The full list of ‘The Big Steppers Tour’ dates are as follows:

19 – Oklahoma City, OK – Paycom Center
21 – Austin, TX – Moody Center
22 – Houston, TX – Toyota Center
23 – Dallas, TX – American Airlines Center
24 – Miami, FL – Rolling Loud
27 – Tampa, FL – Amalie Arena
29 – New Orleans, LA – Smoothie King Center
30 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena
31 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

2 – Charlotte, NC – Spectrum Center
4 – Washington, DC – Capital One Arena
5 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
6 – Brooklyn, NY – Barclays Center
7 – Long Island, NY – UBS Arena
9 – Philadelphia, PA – Wells Fargo Center
10 – Boston, MA – TD Garden
12 – Toronto, ON – Scotiabank Arena
13 – Toronto, ON Scotiabank Arena
14 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena
16 – Columbus, OH – Schottenstein Center
18 – Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum
19 – Chicago, IL  – United Center
20 – Minneapolis, MN – Xcel Energy Center
21 – Kansas City, MO – T-Mobile Center
23 – Denver, CO – Ball Arena
24 – Salt Lake City, UT – Vivint Smart Home Arena
26 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
27 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena
28 – Vancouver, BC – Rogers Arena
30 – Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
31 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena


1 – Oakland, CA – Oakland Arena
6 – San Diego, CA – Viejas Arena at San Diego State University
7 – Anaheim, CA – Honda Center
9 – Las Vegas, NV – T-Mobile Arena
10 – Phoenix, AZ – Footprint Center
14 – Los Angeles, CA – Arena
15 – Los Angeles, CA – Arena

7 – Amsterdam, NL – Ziggo Dome
10 – Prague, CZ – O2 Arena
11 – Berlin, DE – Mercedes-Benz Arena
13 – Hamburg, DE – Barclays Arena
15 – Copenhagen, DK – Royal Arena
17 – Stockholm, SE – Avicii Arena
19 – Oslo, NO – Telenor Arena
21 – Paris, FR – Accor Arena
24 – Stuttgart, DE – Scheleyerhalle
25 – Zurich, CH – Hallenstadion
26 – Laussane, CH – Vaudoise Aréna
28 – Antwerp, BE – Sportpaleis
30 – Cologne, DE – Lanxess Arena
31 – Frankfurt, DE – Festhalle

2 – Glasgow, UK – OVO Hydro
3 – Leeds, UK – First Direct Arena
4 – Newcastle, UK – Utilita Arena
5 – Birmingham, UK – Utilita Arena
7 – London, UK – The O2
8 – London, UK – The O2
13 – Dublin, IE – 3Arena
16 – Manchester, UK – AO Arena

1 – Perth, AUS – RAC Arena
4 – Melbourne, AUS – Rod Laver Arena
8 – Sydney, AUS – Qudos Bank Arena
12 – Brisbane, AUS – Entertainment Center
16 – Auckland, NZ  – Spark Arena   

Reviewing Lamar’s new record, NME awarded it five stars and described it as a “cathartic, soul-bearing autobiography”.

Split into two discs, ‘Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers’ contains 18 songs and runs for a total of one hour, 13 minutes.

The follow up to the Compton rapper’s 2017 album ‘DAMN’ also features Ghostface KillahKodak BlackPortishead‘s Beth Gibbons, Summer Walker and Baby Keem, while the likes of ThundercatPharrellThe Alchemist and Sampha also worked on the LP.

The rapper also shared the album’s full credits earlier today.



Listen to Viagra Boys’ stomping new single ‘Troglodyte’

The follow-up to 2021’s ‘Welfare Jazz’, which has been produced by Pelle Gunnerfeldt and DJ Haydn, will be released on July 8 via Year0001.

The band are currently touring Europe and the UK and are set to play a show at Kentish Town’s O2 Forum in London tonight (May 11). Tickets for their European/UK can be purchased here.

Viagra Boys will also return for further dates in the US with Shame in September, and then Europe and the UK in December with a show pencilled in at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on January 25, 2023.

You can view those European/UK dates below:


7 – Berlin – Astra
8 – Karlsruhe – Substage
10 – Utrecht The – Tivoli
11 – Paris – Bataclan
12 – Antwerp – Trix
14 – Zurich – X-tra
15 – Milan – Fabrique

20 – Nottingham – Rock City
21 – Glasgow – Barrowlands
23 – Dublin – Olympia
24 – Cardiff – Great Hall
25 – London – Brixton Academy
28 – Stockholm Annexet
29 – Copenhagen – Vega
30 – Oslo – Rockefeller
31 – Helsinki – Vanha Ylioppilastalo



Julia Jacklin unveils details of new album, ‘Pre Pleasure’

“The music video was filmed by my constant collaborator and friend Nick Mckk at Splitpoint lighthouse,” Jacklin continued. “I played a show close by recently and asked on stage if anyone could let me film inside. Someone in the crowd knew a guy and that was it. The rest was filmed in the streets of Northcote, Melbourne.”

Watch the video here:

‘Pre Pleasure’ Tracklisting:
01. ‘Lydia Wears A Cross’
02. ‘Love, Try Not To Let Go’
03. ‘Ignore Tenderness’
04. ‘I Was Neon’
05. ‘Too In Love To Die’
06. ‘Less Of A Stranger’
07. ‘Moviegoer’
08. ‘Magic’
09. ‘Be Careful With Yourself’
10. ‘End Of A Friendship’

Speaking about the new album, Jacklin added: “A lot of the time I feel like I need to do all the work before I can enjoy my life. Whether that’s work on songs or sex, friendships, or my relationship with my family – I think if I work on them long and hard enough, eventually I’ll get to sit around and really enjoy them. But that’s not how anything works is it. It’s all an ongoing process.”

“Making a record to me has always just been about the experience, a new experience in a new place with a new person at the desk, taking the plunge and just seeing what happens,” Jacklin adds of her decision to travel to Canada and work with a new producer for the third time in as many albums.


“For the first time I stepped away from the guitar, and wrote a lot of the album on the Roland keyboard in my apartment in Montreal with its inbuilt band tracks. I blu-tacked reams of butcher paper to the walls, covered in lyrics and ideas, praying to the music gods that my brain would arrange everything in time.”

Jacklin has also unveiled details of a string of new UK & EU tour dates. You can buy tickets here and check out the tour schedule below.

3 – Ireland, Dublin – Vicar Street
5 – UK, Glasgow – SWG3 TV Studio
6 – UK, Manchester – O2 Ritz
7 – UK, Birmingham – The Mill
9 – UK, Bristol – SWX
10 – UK, Brighton – Chalk
11 – UK, London – Roundhouse
13 – France, Paris – Café De La Danse
14 – Belgium, Antwerp – Trix
15 – Germany, Cologne – Gebäude 9
17 – Netherlands, Amsterdam – Paradiso
18 – Germany, Hamburg – Knust
20 – Norway, Oslo – Parkteatret
21 – Sweden, Stockholm – Slaktkyrkan
22 – Denmark, Copenhagen – DR Studie 2
24 – Germany, Berlin – Columbia Theater
25 – Germany, Munich – Strom
26 – Switzerland, Zurich – Plaza
27 – Italy, Milan – Magnolia
29 – Spain, Barcelona – Apolo
30 – Spain, Madrid – Mon Live

1 – Portugal, Lisbon @ LAV



Listen to Sea Girls’ celebratory new single ‘DNA’

“We read your tweets, replied to DMs and loved all your comments about ‘DNA’ and released it for you!” Sea Girls wrote in the clip’s description. “We made this video on a day off from tour in Zurich.”

Frontman Henry Camamile said: “We felt that there was another story to tell from the ‘Homesick’ era, an itch that ‘DNA’ scratches.

“This track is a monumental celebration of being strange. It ponders belonging and identity. ‘DNA’ celebrates people who don’t fit in. You are who you are and that’s why people love you.”

As for the single’s Becky Garner-directed visuals, Camamile explained: “We shot it in just one take whilst travelling between shows on our latest European tour. Our tour bus was heading over the mountains between Germany and Switzerland, and it just all made sense – we had to film there.

“I think we managed to stumble upon one of the most beautiful locations on earth!”


Sea Girls are set to appear at various UK festivals this summer, including Live At Leeds: In The Park, Isle Of Wight Festival, Y Not and Kendal Calling.

In November, the group will embark on a UK headline tour which includes a huge show at London’s Alexandra Palace. You can find any remaining tickets here and see the full schedule below.

17 – Nottingham, Rock City
18 – Birmingham, O2 Academy 1
19 – Glasgow, O2 Academy
22 – Cardiff, University Great Hall
23 – Southampton, O2 Guildhall
26 – Manchester, O2 Victoria Warehouse

1 – London, Alexandra Palace

Sea Girls’ second studio record, ‘Homesick’, came out back in March and landed at Number Three in the UK albums chart. It followed on from the band’s 2020 debut, ‘Open Up Your Head’.



Viagra Boys announce new album ‘Cave World’ and share video for single ‘Ain’t No Thief’

“I just wrote down, ‘Who is the true ape?’” Murphy also added in a statement. “People look down at apes as primitive life forms, but we’re just this horrible, lazy society killing each other and starting wars, while they’re able to love and feel. Does that make them the true ape or us?”

The band have also shared new single ‘Ain’t No Thief’, the video for which sees frontman Sebastian Murphy playing an Evangelical preacher. You can view the clip below.

News of the new album comes just months after guitarist and founding member Benjamin Vallé died at the age of 47.

The tracklisting for ‘Cave World’ is as follows:

1. ‘Baby Criminal’
2. ‘Cave Hole’
3. ‘Troglodyte’
4. ‘Punk Rock Loser’
5. ‘Creepy Crawlers’
6. ‘The Cognitive Trade-Off Hypothesis’
7. ‘Globe Earth’
8. ‘Ain’t No Thief’
9. ‘Big Boy’
10. ‘ADD’
11. ‘Human Error’
12. ‘Return To Monke’


The band are also currently on the road in the US and are set to tour Europe and the UK next month.

The dates, which you can view below, include a one off show at Kentish Town’s O2 Forum on May 11. Tickets for the US tour and European/UK can be purchased here and here.

*slaps roof of upcoming LA show on 4/20*

*tickets out friday at noon :*

— Viagra Boys (@ViagraBoys) February 14, 2022

The band will also return for further dates in the US with Shame in September, and then Europe and the UK in December with a show pencilled in at London’s O2 Academy Brixton on January 25, 2023.

You can view the European/UK dates below:

7 – Berlin – Astra
8 – Karlsruhe – Substage
10 – Utrecht The – Tivoli
11 – Paris – Bataclan
12 – Antwerp – Trix
14 – Zurich – X-tra
15 – Milan – Fabrique

20 – Nottingham – Rock City
21 – Glasgow – Barrowlands
23 – Dublin – Olympia
24 – Cardiff – Great Hall
25 – London – Brixton Academy
28 – Stockholm Annexet
29 – Copenhagen – Vega
30 – Oslo – Rockefeller
31 – Helsinki – Vanha Ylioppilastalo



Evanescence and Within Temptation reschedule their 2022 UK and European tour

“As the world is slowly reopening again, we have been feeling optimistic about the tour actually taking place in March and April. However – a lot of countries still have restrictions in place, and we are forced to make a decision right now for logistical reasons,” the bands said in a joint statement.

“We are aware that many fans are preparing to make their plans to attend the shows, some of which involve travel, and given the uncertainty as to exactly when certain countries will lift their restrictions, we are left with no choice but to reschedule the tour, hopefully for the final time.”

Within Temptation and Evanescence tour, 2022. CREDIT: Press

All existing tickets and VIP packages will remain valid for the rescheduled dates and all venues remain the same – you can find out more information about the tour here, and see the rescheduled dates below.

9 – Olympiahalle, Munich, DE (tickets valid from original April 15 show)
10 – Mediolanum Forum Milan, Milan, IT (tickets valid from original April 14 show)
12 – Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland(tickets valid from original April 12th show)
14 – The O2, London (tickets valid from original April 7)
15 – Arena Birmingham, Birmingham (tickets valid from original May 1 show)
17 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow (tickets valid from original April 28 show)
19 – First Direct Arena, Leeds (tickets valid from original April 30 show)
21 – Palais, Brussels, BE (tickets valid from original April 4 show)
22 – Palais, Brussels, BE (tickets valid from original April 24 show)
23 – Festhalle, Frankfurt, DE (tickets valid from original April 11 show)
25 – Mitsubishi Electric Halle, Düsseldorf, DE (tickets valid from original April 20 show)
27 – Accor hotels Arena, Paris, FR (tickets valid from original April 5 show)
29 – Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, NL (tickets valid from original April 21 show)
30 – Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, NL (tickets valid from original April 22 show)

1 – Rockhal, Esch-Sur-Alzette, LU (tickets valid from original April 26 show)
3 – Leipzig Arena, Leipzig, DE (tickets valid from original April 18 show)
5 – Arena Gliwice, Gliwice, PL (tickets valid from the original Sept 20 show)
7 – Barclaycard Arena, Hamburg, DE (tickets valid from original April 17 show)
8 – Velodrom, Berlin, DE (tickets valid from original April 9 show)


Evanescence will play at the Inkcarceration Music & Tattoo Festival 2022, which is being held in July at the Ohio State Reformatory, a disused prison which featured in The Shawshank Redemption.



Harry Styles announces rescheduled 2022 world tour dates

“I’m so happy to announce that ‘Love On Tour 2022’ is finally coming to the UK, Europe and South America,” Styles wrote on Instagram. “I’m so excited to see you. Thank you, I love you. H.”

The ‘Love On Tour’ shows start on June 11 at Glasgow’s Ibrox Stadium. They’ll then continue through the UK and Ireland, taking in Manchester, London and Dublin, before crossing over to Europe and running throughout July. The world tour will conclude in November in Latin America.

Special guests include Mitski on the UK dates, Arlo Parks in Dublin, Wolf Alice on select European dates and Koffee across all Latin American dates.

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All existing tickets for rescheduled shows will remain valid. Tickets for the new shows go on general sale 9am on Friday (January 28) here.

You can see the full list of Harry Styles’ upcoming tour dates below:


JUNE 2022

11 – Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow, UK (new show)
15 – Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester, UK (new show)
18 – Wembley Stadium, London, UK (new show)
22 – Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland (new show)
26 – Volksparkstadion, Hamburg, Germany (new show)
29 – Tele2 Arena, Stockholm, Sweden (new show)

JULY 2022

1 – Telenor Arena, Oslo, Norway (new show)
3 – Royal Arena, Copenhagen, Denmark
5 – Accor Arena, Paris, France
7 – Sportpaleis, Antwerp, Belgium
9 – Ziggo Dome, Amsterdam, Netherlands
11 – Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany
13 – Budapest Arena, Budapest, Hungary
15 – O2 Arena, Prague, Czech Republic
16 – Stadthalle, Vienna, Austria
18 – Tauron Arena, Krakow, Poland
20 – Mercedes-Benz Arena, Berlin, Germany
22 – Lanxess Arena, Cologne, Germany
25 – Unipol Arena, Bologna, Italy
26 – Pala Alpitour, Turin, Italy
29 – WiZink Center, Madrid, Spain
31 – Altice Arena, Lisbon, Portugal


20 – Arena FVG, Guadalajara, México
22 – Arena Monterrey, Monterrey, México
25 – Foro Sol, Mexico City, México
27 – Parque Salitre Mágico, Bogotá, Colombia
29 – Jockey Club, Lima, Peru


1 – Estadio Bicentenario La Florida, Santiago, Chile
3 – Estadio River Plate, Buenos Aires, Argentina
6 – Allianz Parque, São Paulo, Brazil
8 – Área Externa da Jeunesse Arena, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
10 – Pedreira Paulo Leminski, Curitiba, Brazil

Last week, Styles was announced as one of the headliners for this year’s Coachella. He will top the bill of the 2022 edition with Billie Eilish and Kanye West (officially billed as Ye, his legal name). Swedish House Mafia will also make their return at the festival.



Supergrass postpone December shows due to rise in Omicron cases

Announcing the postponement on Twitter, Supergrass wrote: “Folks, we’re so sorry but we’re going to have to postpone our December shows. A lot has changed over the last few days with the rise in Omicron cases. It’s been an incredibly tough call to make but we feel to play these shows at this point in time would be the wrong thing to do for all concerned.”

“We want to give you all the best show we can, everyone to feel safe and for no fan to lose out at Christmas time due to all the uncertainty at the moment. We’re gutted to have to do this and we hope you all understand.”

So gutted to announce this. Looking to reschedule asap in the new year.

— Supergrass (@SupergrassHQ) December 16, 2021

The list of postponed shows is as follows:


18 – O2 Academy Oxford, Oxford
19 – O2 Academy, Glasgow
20 – O2 Academy Brixton, London


The likes of The Charlatans, Sam Fender, Paul Weller and Coldplay have all scrapped recent shows due to COVID infections while The Streets have pulled their entire 2022 tour.

Last week, Boris Johnson announced ‘Plan B’ measures that made COVID passports mandatory for gigs and nightclubs, with people needing to show proof they’re fully vaccinated, or provide a negative test.

However yesterday, he confirmed that the government had no plans to close pubs, venues or nightclubs. “We are not closing hospitality or stopping parties,” he said, though he did urge the public to take caution when attending social events and emphasised the importance of regular testing.

This messaging has created what some industry professionals are calling a “steal lockdown” with many venues “on the brink of collapse” due to postponed gigs, a “catastrophic” drop in attendance and worries about a January lockdown.

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham, has hit back at Johnson’s messaging. “You can’t tell people to ‘think carefully’ before going to pubs and restaurants and then fail to provide any support for the workers/businesses affected,” he said on social media.

“The Government needs to bring forward a support package TODAY for hospitality, events, music and other affected sectors.”



Pete Tong announces 2022 UK Ibiza Classics Heritage Orchestra arena tour

The tour will kick off in Cardiff on November 23, 2022, eventually finishing up with two dates at London’s O2 Arena on December 2 and 3. Tickets go on general sale this Friday (December 10) at 9.30am GMT here.

We’ll be back in Nov 2022 with a brand new show!
Register at now for advanced access to tickets and the chance to win a trip for 2 to Ibiza!
Pre sale tickets go on sale 9.30am on Weds 8th December 2021.
See you next year!@IbizaClassics_

— Pete Tong mbe (@petetong) December 3, 2021

Last Saturday (December 4), Tong completed his COVID-rescheduled Ibiza Classics Tour at the O2 Arena. Meanwhile, in December 2020, he returned to The O2 for a one-off livestream of his acclaimed show with the Heritage Orchestra.

Pete Tong’s 2022 Ibiza Classics Heritage Orchestra arena tour is:

23 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
24 – Brighton Centre
25 – Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham
26 – AO Arena, Manchester
30 – OVO Hydro, Glasgow

1 – Utilita Arena, Birmingham
2 – O2 Arena, London
3 – O2 Arena, London


In November, Tong was honoured with the prestigious Music Industry Trusts Award. “I’m seriously thrilled and humbled to be standing here receiving the MITS Award because I think this is recognition of dance music’s and club culture’s influence and success,” he said at the ceremony.

“Looking round this room, there are so many people that have been on that journey with me so this is for all of you.”

Back in 2013, Tong was awarded an MBE for his services to music and broadcasting.



The Libertines announce huge 20th anniversary ‘Up The Bracket’ shows

Support will come from Supergrass at Hatfield House, while Sports Team will support the band’s dates in Manchester and Cardiff. Tickets for the gigs go on sale this Friday (December 3) at 9am. For more information head here.

According to a press release, The Libertines through original label Rough Trade Records, will also shortly “be unveiling a series of all bells and whistles, no stone unturned, vault-pillaging releases to mark ‘Up The Bracket’’s momentous birthday”. ‘Up The Bracket’ was originally released on October 22, 2002.

The band continuing their current tour at the O2 Academy in Birmingham tonight (November 29) before wrapping up with five shows at London’s O2 Forum in Kentish Town on December 19.

The Libertines’ full list of tour dates is as follows:

29 – O2 Academy, Birmingham
30 – O2 Academy, Leeds

1 – Usher Hall, Edinburgh

3 – O2 Academy, Newcastle
4 – Uni The Mountford Hall, Liverpool
6 – Academy, Manchester
7 – O2 Academy Leicester 
9 – University Great Hall, Cardiff
10 – O2 Forum Kentish Town, London
11 – O2 Forum Kentish Town, London
13 – O2 Academy, Bristol
14 – Rock City, Nottingham
16 – O2 Academy, Sheffield
17 – O2 Forum Kentish Town, London
18 – O2 Forum Kentish Town, London
19 – O2 Forum Kentish Town, London 


In October 2020, Carl Barat spoke to NME to discuss an update on their long-awaited follow-up to 2015’s ‘Anthems For Doomed Youth’.

“It’s been going well, but it’s been difficult with COVID,” Barat explained. “We started writing here, and that was going really well but John [Hassall, bass] is in Denmark and Pete [Doherty] is in France. It’s been a fucker to travel.

“We’re just waiting to get back on it, really. We’re all writing and it’s all positive. We’re just waiting to get back and lay stuff down, it’s just a matter of when. It would be nice if we could do it here. That would make a lot of sense. We’ve never been readier. We just need to get together and do it.”



Listen to Dirty Hit’s latest signing Wallice come of age on new single ‘Wisdom Tooth’

“I wrote this song in a session with my long-time collaborator and best friend marinelli the day before I got my wisdom teeth out,” she said in a statement. “The doctor had just called to say that I’d also need a bone graft to fill in the space in my jaw where the tooth used to be. It really shook me up and there was no way we could write a different song after that.

“Getting your wisdom teeth out is an event that many people have to go through, it’s a physical sign of growing up. In the song ‘Wisdom Tooth’, I conflate this experience to getting rid of a person in your life as a milestone of growing up too. It shows that sometimes people can grow apart and though it can be hard, it might be better to leave a relationship or friendship rather than keep on trying to make it work.

She added: “It also talks about how there are little reminders in your life that can bring you back to that person mentally, even though you have moved on.”

You can listen to ‘Wisdom Tooth’ below:

‘Wisdom Tooth’ comes ahead of Wallice’s first headline shows in LA and New York next month. You can check out the dates below:



7 – The Moroccan, Los Angeles
14 – Baby’s All Right, New York

In other Dirty Hit news, No Rome has shared a new track called ‘I Want U’.

The song serves as the second preview of the artist’s forthcoming debut album, ‘It’s All Smiles’, which is set to arrive on December 3.

No Rome also serves as a co-producer on his upcoming first record alongside Burton (who’s previously worked with Kanye West, Bon Iver and Charli XCX) and The 1975’s George Daniel.

Recording for the project took place in No Rome’s hometown of Manila after COVID-enforced restrictions prevented him from returning to London.

Meanwhile, Beabadoobee has given an insight into her upcoming second album, explaining that “every single song is in a whole different world”.



Los Campesinos! detail ‘Romance Is Boring’ and ‘Hello Sadness’ anniversary reissues

Los Campesinos! previously reissued their first two albums ‘Hold On Now, Youngster…’ and ‘We Are Beautiful, We Are Doomed’ on vinyl in 2018, supported by a two-week tour in celebration of the pair’s 10th anniversary.

Both releases are due out February 18, 2022 via Arts & Crafts.

The band are set to play a string of UK shows in December – see the full list of dates below, with tickets available from the band’s website.


13 – Tramshed, Cardiff
14 – Village Underground, London
15 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds


In a four-star review of ‘Hello Sadness’, NME said: “The kids of the LC! still bristle with a fundamental melodic vibrancy, and the hand-in-hand maturing of music-writer Tom Campesinos! into the realms of Sonic Youth thrashes, cranky synthetics and handclaps, harmonium, violin and bar-room piano gives the record a gravitas to counterpoint Gareth’s lyrical anguish.”

Earlier this year, Los Campesinos! shared a surprise new EP called ‘Whole Damn Body’.

The band’s 2011 album ‘Hello Sadness’ celebrates its 10th anniversary in November, and to mark the occasion (a little early) they decided to release a collection of songs from that era.



Listen to The Lathums’ uplifting new Christmas single ‘Krampus’

He continues: “I am not a massive Christmas fan, but always eventually get my paper hat on and join in the fun, I can’t help it. After the year we’ve had we’ve got so much cause to celebrate, so this single is one last ‘thank you’ to everyone that’s supported us for the year. See you all, even bigger and better, in 2022”

The Lathums recently beat Drake to the Number One spot with their debut album ‘How Beautiful Life Can Be‘ last month.

Reviewing the record, NME awarded it four stars and dubbed it a “charming debut from Wigan’s finest”.

It added: “The four-piece deliver a spritely debut that pays tribute to their existing guitar heroes.”

The band are currently in the middle of their UK tour which culminates in a show at Blackpool Empress Ballroom in April 2022.


They Lathums will play:

12 – Hull, Social 
14 – Leicester, O2 Academy 2 
15  – Stoke, Sugarmill 
16  – Cardiff, Globe 
17 – Oxford O2 Academy 2 ]

3 – Dunfermline, PJ Molloys
4  – Dundee, Fat Sam’s
6 – Aberdeen, The Lemon Tree 
7  – Edinburgh, The Liquid Room
18 – Liverpool, St Brides Church
20 – Glasgow, Saint Lukes

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9 – Blackpool, Empress Ballroom