Placebo have announced that they are releasing a new EP entitled B3. It will be available in October.
“It girl” Tara Palmer-Tomkinson is set to release her debut single 5 Seconds this year. She has posted the video on YouTube. Check it out and let us know what you think.
Five people including rapper Ervin McKinness have been killed in a car accident. Before the accident took place the rapper tweeted that he was “Drunk af going 120 drifting corners #FuckIt YOLO.”
This week saw the sad departure of Chris Moyles from Radio 1. Fans and celebrities alike paid tribute to the DJ who has been a staple part of listeners’ breakfast diets for many years. The most entertaining tribute has to have been from McFly. The band have always been celebrated by Moyles who indeed named Friday “McFly Day” and played the bands song Star Girl every week. McFly said goodbye to Moyles by reworking the song as a tribute renaming the song Star Boy. Make sure you check out the video that the band recorded for it.
Jessie J has revealed the date that she will be shaving off her trademark black locks. The Price Tag singer will be removing her hair to raise money for charity. The event will take place in March 2013, live on television.
Lady Gaga has shaved her head. Well, the majority of it anyway. The Born This Way singer shaves off her hair in tribute to photographer Terry Richardson’s mother.
A coach returning from Bestival crashed on the A3 motorway, Surrey. There have been three fatalities.
Pussy Riot has received support from the Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev. He believes that the performers should be freed. Their case comes up for appeal on October 1st.
Jay-Z and Beyonce are throwing a fundraiser to help the campaign for Barack Obama to continue his presidency. Tickets for the event will cost £25,000 with an exclusive amount of tickets available.
Tinchy Strider will support Cheryl Cole on her upcoming October tour. Tickets are available via www.livenation.co.uk.
6th October – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham
7th October – o2, London
9th October – Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield
11th October – Echo Arena, Liverpool
12th October – LG Arena, Birmingham
13th October – Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester
15th October – SECC, Glasgow
16th October – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
17th October – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
Radio and TV personality Chris Moyles is touring in November.
14th November – Academy, Birmingham
15th November – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
16th November – Academy, Bournemouth
17th November – Academy, Sheffield
18th November – ABC, Glasgow
20th November – Academy, Newcastle
21st November – Academy, Leeds
22nd November – Academy, Bristol
23rd November – Academy, Liverpool
24th November – Academy, Manchester
Cult of Youth’s tour starts this week.
18th September – The Arts Centre, Colchester
19th September – The Hope, Brighton
20th September – Birthdays, London
22nd September – Captain’s Rest, Glasgow
23rd September – Kraak Gallery, Manchester
25th September – The Croft, Bristol
Ellie Goulding has announced a December tour. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.
7th December – o2 Academy, Bristol
8th December – o2 Academy, Liverpool
11th December – Rock City, Nottingham
12th December – Brixton o2 Academy, London
13th December – o2 Academy, Glasgow
15th December – o2 Academy, Leeds
16th December – o2 Academy, Birmingham
17th December – Academy, Manchester
18th December – Guildhall, Southampton
Florence + the Machine have announced details of an autumn tour.
4th December – Westpoint, Exeter
5th December – o2, London
8th December – Ricoh Arena, Coventry
9th December – AECC, Aberdeen
10th December – Echo Arena, Liverpool
Catch Folks on tour before the year is out.
22nd September – Puzzle Hall Inn, Sowerby Bridge
23rd September – Split Festival, Sunderland
1st October – Barfly, London
2nd October – Rough Trade West, London (Instore)
11th October – Compass, Chester
12th October – Compass, Stockton On Tees
27th November – ABC, Glasgow (with Band of Skulls)
28th November – Digital, Newcastle (with Band of Skulls)
29th November – Leadmill, Sheffield (with Band of Skulls)
1st December – Academy, Liverpool (with Band of Skulls)
2nd December – Coal Exchange, Cardiff (with Band of Skulls)
3rd December – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham (with Band of Skulls)
5th December – HMV Ritz, Manchester (with Band of Skulls)
6th December – Institute, Birmingham (with Band of Skulls)
7th December – Brixton Academy, London (with Band of Skulls)
8th December – Roadmenders, Northampton (with Band of Skulls)
9th December – Guildhall, Southampton (with Band of Skulls)
Check out Halestorm on their September tour.
21st September – o2 Academy, Birmingham
22nd September – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
23rd September – Cathouse, Glasgow
24th September – Academy 3, Manchester
26th September – o2 Academy, Newcastle
27th September – Cockpit, Leeds
28th September – Islington Academy, London
30th September – Wedgewood Rooms, Portsmouth
1st October – Fleece, Bristol
The Heavy will be playing three live UK dates this year. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.
31st October – Scala, London
1st November – Deaf Institute, Manchester
2nd November – Fiddlers, Bristol
Hey Sholey are touring. Go to see them; go on, you know you want to.
14th September – Green Door Store, Brighton
15th September – Southsea Festival, Southsea
18th September – The Lock Tavern, London
19th September – The Yardbird, Birmingham
20th September – Thekla, Bristol
21st September – Bodega Social Club, Nottingham
22nd September – The Mad Ferret, Preston
25th September – The Keys, Middlesborough
26th September – Flat 0/1, Glasgow
27th September – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh
28th September – Stereo, York
29th September – Underground Festival, Gloucester
3rd October – Nation of Shopkeepers, Leeds
12th October – Sound and Vision Festival, Norwich
13th October – Wish You Were Here Festival, Cambridge
19th October – SWN Festival, Cardiff
20th October – Gathering Festival, Oxford
Johnny Craig will be performing a headlining tour in October.
3rd October – Asylum, Birmingham
4th October – Star & Garter, Manchester
5th October – The Met Bar, Leeds
6th October – The Moon Club, Cardiff
7th October – The Croft, Bristol
8th October – Borderline, London (Sold out)
Lower Dens are touring in December.
6th December – The Forum, London
8th December – ATP Festival, Camber Sands
9th December – The Haunt, Brighton
10th December – Louisiana, Bristol
11th December – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
12th December – The Deaf Institute, Manchester
13th December – King Tuts, Glasgow
14th December – Auntie Annies, Belfast, Northern Ireland
15th December – The Grand Social, Dublin, Ireland
16th December – Cork Operahouse, Cork, Ireland
Matt Cardle has announced three live dates. Tickets are available via www.livenation.co.uk.
21st October – HMV Institute Temple, Birmingham
22nd October – Concorde 2, Birmingham
23rd October – Scala, London
Mischa B is touring in October and November.
21st October – Nottingham Arena, Nottingham
22nd October – Manchester Arena, Manchester
24th October – Echo Arena, Liverpool
25th October – Newcastle Arena, Newcastle
27th October – LG Arena, Birmingham
28th October – Newcastle Arena, Newcastle
30th October – o2 Arena, London
2nd November – Manchester Arena, Manchester
3rd November – Sheffield Arena, Sheffield
7th November – Cardiff Arena, Cardiff
Plan B has announced a February arena tour. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.
1st February – Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle
2nd February – Manchester Arena, Manchester
4th February – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
5th February – Capital FM Arena, Nottingham
7th February – International Centre, Bournemouth
8th February – LG Arena, Birmingham
9th February – o2 Arena, London
11th February – Brighton Centre, Brighton
12th February – Pavilions, Plymouth
14th February – SECC, Glasgow
15th February – Exhibition Centre, Aberdeen
Check out Rachel Sermanni on her latest tour.
17th September – The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
19th September – The Bicycle Shop, Norwich
20th September – Emmanuel United Reform Church, Cambridge
21st September – Academy, Oxford
23rd September – Latest Music Bar, Brighton
24th September – The Cellar, Southampton
26th September – Bush Hall, London
27th September – Glee Club, Birmingham
2nd October – Playhouse, Portrush
3rd October – Voodoo, Belfast
5th October – Whelans, Dublin
9th October – Thekla, Bristol
10th October – Ten Feet Tall, Cardiff
11th October – Fibbers, York
12th October – Arches, Glasgow
13th October – Ptarmigan Restaurant, Cairngorm
15th October – The Pleasance Centre, Edinburgh
Scholars are touring.
17th September – Soundhouse, Leicester
18th September – Minsters, Stoke
19th September – Bacchus, Kingston
21st September – Studio, Hartlepool
22nd September – Betafest @ Palladium Club, Bideford
27th September – Avoldale House, Southampton
28th September – Red Arrow Club, Ramsgate
29th September –The Lexington, London (Matinee)
29th September – White Horse, Wycombe
25th October – Cavern Exeter
26th October – Boiler Room, Guildford
27th October – Compass, Chester
28th October – Leadmill, Sheffield
30th October – The Cluny, Newcastle
31st October – Lock 42, Leicester
2nd November – Forum, Tunbridge Wells
3rd November – Casbah, Coventry
4th November- Portland Arms, Cambridge
Sea of Bees will be playing a November tour.
6th November – Brudenell, Leeds
7th November – The Shakespeare, Sheffield
8th November – Duchess, York
9th November – Night & Day, Manchester
10th November – Erics, Liverpool
11th November – Hare & Hound, Birmingham
12th November – Bodega, Nottingham
13th November – Cornerhouse, Cambridge
14th November – The Blind Tiger, Brighton
15th November – Roadmender, Northampton
16th November – Railway, Winchester
17th November – Jericho Tavern, Oxford
18th November – Louisiana, Bristol
19th November – Union Chapel, London
Sigur Ros has announced a tour for 2013. Tickets are available via www.gigsandtours.com.
2nd March – SECC Hall 3, Glasgow
3rd March – o2 Apollo, Manchester
5th March – Civic Hall, Wolverhampton
7th March – o2 Academy Brixton, London
8th March – o2 Academy Brixton, London
Trust are playing in October.
3rd October – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh
4th October – The Haunt, Brighton
5th October – Twat Boutique @ Hackney Wick Warehouse, London
The Twilght Sad are touring in November.
18th October – Cluny, Newcastle
19th October – The Hop, Wakefield
20th October – Sound Control, Manchester
22nd October – Hare & Hounds, Birmingham
23rd October – Dingwalls, London
24th October – Louisiana, Bristol
25th October – Portland Arms, Cambridge
26th October – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds
27th October – Mad Ferret, Preston
14th December – Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
Wave Machines are back. Check them out.
12th October – The Kazimier, Liverpool
22nd October – Thekla, Bristol
23rd October – The Shacklewell Arms, London
24th October – The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Zun Zun Egui is touring in November.
20th November – Glee Club, Birmingham
21st November – Cathedral, Manchester
23rd November – Button Factory, Dublin
25th November – Oran Mor, Glasgow
26th November – The Sage, Gateshead
27th November – Trinity, Bristol
28th November – Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
Battle Born – The Killers
The Truth About Love – P!nk
Aftermath of the Lowdown- Richie Sambora
Sounds That Can’t Be Made – Marillion
Shields – Grizzly Bear
Fifty Shades of Grey: The Classical Album – Various Artists
Mirage Rock – Band of Horses
The Sound of the Life of the Mind – Ben Folds Five
Charmer – Aimee Mann
Head Down – Rival Sons
Almost Always Never – Joanne Shaw Taylor
I Bet On Sky – Dinosaur Jr.
Black Traffic – Skunk Anansie
Last of a Dyin’ Breed – Lynard Skynard
The Spirit Indestructible – Nelly Furtado
Kiss – Carly Ray Jepson
Flesh and Blood – Sandi Thom
The Lion’s Roar – First Aid Kit