New music releases, 19th January 2015

Here are the new and notable music releases for this week, 19th January 2015:

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Chapter And Verse, Funeral For A Friend

American Beauty/American Psycho, Fall Out Boy
Girls In Peacetime Want Do Dance, Belle & Sebastian
What A Terrible World What A Beautiful World, The Decemberists
Modern Blues, The Waterboys
The Pale Emperor, Marilyn Manson
The Mindsweep, Enter Shikari
No Cities To Love, Sleater Kinney
Pornograffitti (Deluxe Edition), Extreme
From The North, Raised Fist
Identity, Alpha Tiger
Hidden Evolution, Angelus Apatrida
Known/Learned, Arcane
Curse Of The Damned, Night Demon
Permanence, Storm The Sky
Stars Aligned, Stargazery
Symphonic & Opera Metal Vol.1, Various Artists
Analphabetpolothology (Vinyl Edition), Cap’n Jazz

All of the above and many more are available via the Skin Back Alley Music Store!

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Listen! Enter Shikari share new track “The Last Garrison”

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Enter Shikari have shared a new track overnight.

“The Last Garrison” is set to be the lead single from the band’s forthcoming new album The Mindsweep, scheduled for release on the 19th of January via Ambush Reality.

You can listen to “The Last Garrison” below:

In support of the new album’s release, Enter Shikari will play an extensive set of live shows during January and February. Confirmed dates are as follows:

09th Jan: BRUSSELS AB Box
10th Jan: AMSTERDAM Melkweg
11th Jan: HEREFORD X
14th Jan: NUREMBERG Hirsch
15th Jan: BERLIN Kesselhaus

02nd Feb: PARIS La Cigale
03rd Feb: SOLUTHURN Kofmeal
04th Feb: LYON Transbordeur
05th Feb: MILAN Magazzini Generali
07th Feb: LEIPZIG Hellraiser
08th Feb: VIENNA Arenan
09th Feb: MUNICH Muffathalle
10th Feb: WUERZBURG Posthalle
11th Feb: COLOGNE Live Music Hall
13th Feb: HAMBURG Docks
14th Feb: FRANKFURT Batschkapp
16th Feb: PORTSMOUTH Pyramids
17th Feb: CARDIFF Yplas
18th Feb: WOLVERHAMPTON Civic
20th Feb: MANCHESTER Academy
21st Feb: GLASGOW Barrowland
22nd Feb: MIDDLESBROUGH Town Hall
24th Feb: CAMBRIDGE Corn Exchange
25th Feb: NORWICH UEA
26th Feb: LONDON Roundhouse
27th Feb: LONDON Roundhouse

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Enter Shikari reveal new album details

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Enter Shikari have announced that they will release their fourth studio, The Mindsweep, on the 19th of January.

Says Shikari frontman Rou Reynolds: “We pushed ourselves with some of the rawest angriest vocals we’ve ever done, as well as some of the most dulcet and delicate. It’s even more diverse than normal – we’ve built more confidence and fearlessness to widen our influences.”

“Melody and aggression will always be an important side of what we do, but there’s also an effort to concentrate on texture too. Alongside the core of guitar, bass, drums and electronics, there’s so much new instrumentation and orchestration.”

“Writing for woodwind, brass and strings was so rewarding; it brought a new dimension to the music. We can’t wait to play these songs live.”

The full tracklist for The Mindsweep is:

Enter-Shikari-The-Mindsweep-Album-Artwork-400x40001. “The Appeal & The Mindsweep I”
02. “The One True Colour”
03. “Anaesthetist”
04. “The Last Garrison”
05. “Never Let Go Of The Microscope”
06. “Myopia”
07. “Torn Apart”
08. “Interlude”
09. “The Bank Of England”
10. “There’s A Price On Your Head”
11. “Dear Future Historians…”
12. “The Appeal & The Mindsweep II”

Enter Shikari will follow up the release with an eight-date UK tour in February 2015. Confirmed dates are:

Feb 16th: Portsmouth Pyramids
Feb 17th: Cardiff Yplas
Feb 18th: Wolverhampton Civic
Feb 20th: Manchester Academy
Feb 21th: Glasgow Barrowland
Feb 22th: Middlesborough Town Hall
Feb 24th: Cambridge Corn Exchange
Feb 25th: Norwich UEA
Feb 26th: London Roundhouse

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