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Music News: Monday 10th June 2013

Lisa Bentley



Tulisa Arrested

Tulisa Contostavlos has been arrested on suspicion of supplying drugs.

B52’s Singer Sick

Cindy Wilson of 80s band B52’s has revealed details that she is ill. Whilst Wilson’s illness is not life threatening, the singer will be taking some time off as per doctor’s orders which means that current gig plans have been cancelled.

NIN Guitarist Quits

Adrian Belew, the guitarist with Nine Inch Nails has quit the band.

Album News

Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys has announced details to release a new solo album.

Sebadoh are set to release their first album in over a decade. The band last released an album 14 years ago. The new album, Defend Yourself, is due for release in September and will be released through Domino.

David Lynch is due to release a new album. The album will feature a collaboration with Lykke Li.

Mariah Carey will release a new album next month.

Kings of Leon’s new album Mechanical Bull has been given a release date. It will be released 24th September 2013 and does not stick with the tradition of having a five syllable title like their previous releases.

Leanne Mitchell, winner of season one of The Voice released her album this week, managing to shift only 895 copies. A third season of the talent show has already been commissioned whilst the current series semi-finals take place this weekend.

White Lies have announced details of a new album. Big TV will be the third album from the band and will be available in August.

AlunaGeorge are set to release their debut album. Body Music will be released at the end of July.

Sting will release a new solo album in September. The last album he released was Sacred Love in 2003. The new album, The Last Ship, will be released September 24th 2013.

Paris Jackson’s Suicide Attempt

Paris Jackson, the daughter of the late Michael Jackson has attempted suicide. It is presumed that the 15 year old attempted suicide by overdose.

Apple Launch Streaming Site

Apple are due to announce a new streaming site to rival the recently uploaded Google site and Spotify. iRadio will be ready for launch this week.

Modest Mouse Cancel UK Tour

Modest Mouse have announced that they will be cancelling their UK tour to concentrate on the completion of their new album. The band revealed the details on their website with the following statement – “After much thought, we have decided to cancel our EU/UK tour to continue work on our forthcoming album. We do appreciate our fans and promise that we will make it up to you next year. Refunds will be available at the point of purchase. We look forward to sharing our new music with the world next year.”

Joey Covington: 1946 – 2013

Joey Covington, the drummer with Jefferson Airplane has died in a car collision. Covington played with Jefferson Airplane from 1970 to 1972.

Ian Watkins Trial Date Set

Lost Prophets singer Ian Watkins has had his trial date set. The singer has been accused of 23 sexual charges which include the raping of a baby. Watkins has denied all charges.

Little Mix Break Record

Little Mix have broken the record that was previously set by the Spice Girls. The X Factor winners have entered the US chart in the number 4 position, the previous highest chart entry position for a UK female group was set by the Spice Girls who entered the chart at number 6. A record that they have held since 1997.

Piano Red C: 1934 – 2013

Blues piano player Piano Red C has passed away. Red C had been paralysed in 2006 when he was shot during a robbery.

Live Announcements

The Blackout

Tickets for The Blackout’s autumn tour are available via www.gigsandtours.com.

21st October – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth

22nd October – Lemon Grove, Exeter

24th October – Cardiff Uni Solis, Cardiff

25th October – Institute, Birmingham

26th October – Academy 2, Manchester

27th October – o2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London

29th October – QMU, Glasgow

30th October – Waterfront, Norwich

31st October – Rock City, Nottingham

1st November – Warehouse 34, Newcastle

Charlotte Church

Charlotte Church will be touring the UK in September.

19th September – Slade Rooms, Wolverhampton

20th September – Leadmill, Sheffield

22nd September – Oran Mor, Glasgow

23rd September – Academy 3, Manchester

24th September – Scala, London

Dinosaur Pile-Up

Dinosaur Pile-Up’s tour starts early next month. Are you going?

2nd July – Bodega Social Club, Nottingham

3rd July – Think Tank, Newcastle

4th July – Beat Generator, Dundee

5th July – Tunnels, Aberdeen

7th July – King Tuts, Glasgow

8th July – Fruit, Hull

9th July – Duchess, York

10th July – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

12th July – Ruby Lounge, Manchester

13th July – Shipping Forecast, Liverpool

14th July – Buffalo Bar, Cardiff

15th July – Flapper, Birmingham

17th July – Cargo, London

18th July – Joiners, Southampton

19th July – Louisiana, Bristol

20th July – Hope, Brighton


Disclosure will be touring in November.

16th November – o2 Academy, Bristol

18th November – o2 Academy, Leeds

19th November – o2 Academy, Newcastle

23rd November – o2 Academy, Sheffield

24th November – Rock City, Nottingham

25th November – Brighton Dome, Brighton

27th November – o2 Academy, Birmingham

28th November – o2 Academy Brixton, London

The Dangerous Summer

The Dangerous Summer will be touring the UK later this year.

25th September – Rock City, Nottingham

26th September – Cockpit 3, Leeds

27th September – King Tuts, Glasgow

28th September – Academy 2, Newcastle

29th September – Sound Control, Manchester

1st October – Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff

2nd October – Borderline, London

3rd October – Joiners, Southampton

Ellie Goulding

Ellie Goulding has added an extra date to her October tour. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.

3rd October – o2 Academy, Sheffield

4th October – Barbican, York

6th October – Civic Hall, Wolverhampton

7th October – o2 Academy, Newcastle

10th October – Cardiff University, Cardiff

11th October – o2 Apollo, Manchester

16th October – Hammersmith Apollo, London

18th October – o2 Apollo, Manchester

Jim White

Jim White will be touring the UK in September.

7th September – Holy Trinity Church, Guildford

8th September – St Pancras Old Church, London

9th September – St Pancras Old Church, London

11th September – Trades Club, Hebden Bridge

12th September – The Deaf Institute, Manchester

13th September – The Musician, Leicester

15th September – Greystones, Sheffield

16th September – Oran Mor, Glasgow

17th September – Cluny 2, Newcastle

18th September – Fibbers, York

19th September – Glee Club, Birmingham

20th September – St Bonaventure’s, Bristol


Lawson has announced details of a tour. Tickets for the Everywhere We Go Tour are available via www.livenation.co.uk.

30th September – Dome, Doncaster

1st October – Colston Hall, Bristol

2nd October – De Montfort Hall, Leicester

4th October – Brighton Centre, Brighton

5th October – Echo Two @ Echo Arena, Liverpool

8th October – City Hall, Newcastle

9th October – o2 Academy, Glasgow

11th October – BIC Solent Hall, Bournemouth

12th October – Roundhouse, London

14th October – Pavilions, Plymouth

15th October – o2 Academy, Birmingham

16th October – o2 Apollo, Manchester

18th October – Olympia, Dublin

20th October – Ulster Hall, Belfast (Tickets valid from postponed show)

Martha Wainwright

Martha Wainwright will be touring in the summer.

28th June – Acoustic Stage, Glastonbury

30th June – County Mayo, Westport Festival, Ireland

18th July – Trades Club, Hebden Bridge

20th July – The Sage, Gateshead

10th August – Wilderness Festival, Oxfordshire

12th August – Picture House, Edinburgh

13th August – Arts Centre, Pocklington

15th August – Union Chapel, London

17th August – Picturedome, Holmfirth

22nd August – Komedia, Brighton

24th August – Summercamp Festival, Liverpool

Mike + The Mechanics

Tickets for Mike + The Mechanics 2014 tour are available via www.livenation.co.uk.

12th February – Rhyl Pavilion, Rhyl

14th February – Picturedome, Holmfirth

15th February – Opera House, Buxton

16th February – Theatre Royal, Norwich

18th February – Corn Exchange, Kings Lynn

19th February – Central Theatre, Chatham

21st February – Albert’s Hall, Bolton

22nd February – New Brighton Floral Pavilion, Wiffal

23rd February – Parr Hall, Warrington

25th February – Music Hall, Aberdeen

27th February – Concert Hall, Perth

28th February – The Sage, Gateshead

1st March – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

3rd March – Corn Exchange, Ipswich

4th March – Fereneham Hall, Fareham

6th March – Anvil, Basingstoke

7th March – Towngate Theatre, Basildon

9th March – St Albans Arena, St Albans

10th March – Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge

12th March – St George’s Hall, Bradford

13th March – Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

14th March – Stevenage Leisure Centre, Stevenage

16th March – Hammersmith Apollo, London

M People

M People will embark on a 20th anniversary tour with support from Lighthouse Family. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.

10th October – Manchester Arena, Manchester

11th October – Colston Hall, Bristol

12th October – Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth

14th October – G Live, Guildford

15th October – Regent, Ipswich

16th October – Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

18th October – City Hall, Sheffield

19th October – Civic Hall, Wolverhampton

20th October – Empire Theatre, Liverpool

22nd October – Barbican, York

23rd October – City Hall, Newcastle

24th October – Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow

26th October – Cliffs Pavilion, Southend

27th October – Royal Theatre Drury Lane, London

No Ceremony

No Ceremony will be playing three live dates in July.

16th July – Coalition, Brighton (with Friends)

17th July – The Cellar, Southampton (with Friends)

18th July – Trinity Centre, London

The Story So Far

The Story So Far have announced an epic tour for October

8th October – Roxx, Southampton

9th October – McCluskys, Kingston

10th October – Underworld, London

11th October – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

12th October – Corporation, Sheffield

14th October – Garage, Glasgow

15th October – Cockpit, Leeds

16th October – NQ Live, Manchester

17th October – The Fleece, Bristol

18th October – Auntie Annies, Belfast

19th October – Fibber Magees, Dublin

Trigger Effect

Trigger Effect are on tour right now. Are you going to see them?

10th June – Beercart Arms, Canterbury

11th June – Bar Bloc, Glasgow (Free Show)

12th June – Old Blue Last, London (Free Show)

13th June – Joiners, Southampton

14th June – Crauford Arms, Milton Keynes

15th June – Wheatsheaf, Oxford


Check out Waxahatchee who is on tour right now.

11th June – The Troxy, London (with Tegan and Sara)

12th June – The Institute, Birmingham (with Tegan and Sara)

13th June – The Shacklewell Arms, London (Sold out)

14th June – Dalston Roof Gardens, London

2nd July – Rough Trade East In-Store, London

Whales in Cubicles

Whales in Cubicles will be touring in August.

13th August – Start the Bus, Bristol

15th August – Sixty Million Postcards, Bournemouth

16th August – Sticky Mike’s Frog Bar, Brighton

21st August – Oporto, Leeds

25th August – Night and Day, Manchester

Released This Week

13 – Black Sabbath

BE – Beady Eye

Invisible Empire//Crescent Moon – KT Tunstall

Tomorrow’s Harvest – Board of Canada

Bula Quo! – Status Quo

Damage – Jimmy Eat World

Magnetic – Goo Goo Dolls

The Art of Doing Nothing – Mark Owen

Pioneer – The Band Perry