WTF Did I Miss This Week? #55 (w/c 23/10/17)

WTF 55

The publishing world:

Not as many new releases as the last couple of weeks:
And a couple of cover reveals:

Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire The Girl in the Green Silk Gown by Seanan McGuire

In other news:
  • The Broke and the Bookish opened registration for their 8th annual Secret Santa.
  • Pierce Brown revealed limited edition signed copies of ‘Iron Gold’, which are available here.

The music industry:

A few new releases:

Birdie by Slaughter Beach, Dog Pacific Daydream by Weezer The Canyon by The Used

Ready to hear all of this new music?:

Are you ‘Ready For It?’ Because Taylor Swift is:

Anti-Flag are continuing to be political with ‘When the Wall Falls:

You can watch Trivium get ‘Thrown Into the Fire’:

While things got ‘Super Natural’ in the new Turnover video:

Also out this week, new releases from The Used, The National, Courage My Love, I Don’t Know How But They Found Me, Vicky T, Sparks The Rescue, Our Last Night, Feed the Rhino, Five Finger Death Punch, Hit The Lights, The War on Drugs, They Might Be Giants and Walk The Moon.

A few exciting album announcements:
  • New Years Day are releasing a covers EP called ‘Disgust Me’ at some point next month (but the date has yet to be specified).
  • Story of the Year‘s fifth full-length album, ‘Wolves’, will finally be released on December 8th.
  • Asking Alexandria‘s self-titled album will be released via Sumerian Records on December 15th.
  • Franz Ferdinand‘s next album, ‘Always Ascending’, will be released on February 9th…
  • the same date that Brian Fallon releases his next solo album, ‘Sleepwalkers’.
Then there’s the list of tour announcements, which got out of control:
  • The Midnight Kids – Creeper’s super secret project – are playing a show in Southampton tomorrow night.
  • Biffy Clyro are performing for MTV Unplugged at Camden Roundhouse on November 8th.
  • The Dangerous Summer will be playing their US comeback shows in January and February.
  • During January, February and March, Seaway are playing shows across America.
  • As well as supporting Architects at Alexandra Palace, While She Sleeps are headlining shows of their own in February.
  • Nada Surf are celebrating the 15-year anniversary of ‘Let Go’ by touring throughout the US and Europe in February and March.
  • Demi Lovato is headlining shows across the US in February and March.
  • Brian Fallon has revealed extensive touring plans for 2018. During February and March he’s playing shows throughout the UK and Europe, before heading to America to perform throughout March, April and May.
  • Foo Fighters are touring the US in April and July. They’re also heading to Europe in June.
In other news:
  • Foo Fighters had to postpone tour dates in America following a family emergency.
  • Marilyn Manson‘s ex-guitarist, Scott “Daisy Berkowitz” Putesky, passed away after a battle with colon cancer…
  • …while Marilyn Manson announced his intention to stop working with bassist Jeordie “Twiggy Ramirez” Wright following last week’s rape allegations. Jeordie then responded to the allegations made against him.
  • Meanwhile, Alice Glass accused Crystal Castles co-founder Ethan Kath of sexual assault and abuse. This explains her departure from the band.
  • Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age broke up a fight at a show.
  • The Last Gang signed with Fat Wreck Chords.
  • Guttermouth were removed from the line-up for Punk ‘n Brew Festival.
  • After hinting for a while, Brand New have practically confirmed they’ll be breaking up at the end of 2018.
  • GWAR‘s guitarist, Michael Derks, has been diagnosed with a rare bone marrow disorder, myelofibrosis.
  • Jordan Buckley of Every Time I Die is allegedly being sued because of a stage diving incident.
  • Decapitated pleaded not guilty to the charges currently being held against them.
  • Arcade Fire parted ways with their manager.
  • Finally, Marmozets postponed their UK tour dates, rescheduling them for NEXT WEEK. If you had tickets to one of these shows, check them out sooner rather than later!