Eminem | Music To Be Murdered By

THE PRESS RELEASE "Eminem’s 11th studio album Music To Be Murdered By is out now ... Inspired by the master, Uncle Alfred!" MY TWO CENTS If they ever remake the movie Groundhog...

Courteeners | More. Again. Forever.

THE PRESS RELEASE "Courteeners release their long awaited sixth album More. Again. Forever. The band’s most confident and consistent record to date, More. Again. Forever. features ten new tracks that...

40 Brand-Spanking New Additions To Your Upcoming Albums List

It may  very well indeed be five o'clock somewhere. But I've still got a crapload of new albums to listen to and blather about. So I don't have too...

Chief Tail | Chief Tail

THE PRESS RELEASE "Chief Tail coagulated in the winter of early 2019 with one mission- putting a sense of danger and the unknown back into underground rock’n’roll for your gruesome...

Bombay Bicycle Club | Everything Else Has Gone Wrong

THE PRESS RELEASE "Bombay Bicycle Club’s fifth album Everything Else Has Gone Wrong is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the British band’s acclaimed number 1 charting, Mercury Music Prize nominated...

bauwaves | u r everything

THE PRESS RELEASE "bauwaves is a new Austin, TX band featuring Lew Houston, former singer/guitarist for beloved late-'00s Austin-DIY-scene stalwarts Wild America (featured on Matador’s Casual Victim Pile: Austin 2010...

Anti-Flag | 20/20 Vision

THE PRESS RELEASE "Anti-Flag is a political punk band, which is obvious from their name alone. But over the course of 12 albums across more than 25 years together, they've...

…And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead | X: The Godless...

THE PRESS RELEASE "Five years on from the release of their previous record, Austin’s beloved art-rock heroes …And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead return with their...

Algiers | There Is No Year

THE PRESS RELEASE "In the FBI file on the American rock ‘n’ roll band Algiers — which given their prior penchant for repping the Black Panthers, Malcolm X, Angela Davis,...

Power Trio | Three Recent Synth-Based Releases That Will Push Your Buttons

Believe me, I'd love to tell you I planned this. But like most things in my world, it just kind of happened. I was rooting through some recent email...

Rory Gallagher’s Check Shirt Wizard Tops Today’s Album Annoucements

What's your definition of a good day? Mine includes any afternoon when I hear about the imminent arrival of a new Rory Gallagher live album. Case in point: The...

Moby’s All Visible Objects Tops A Tidal Wave Of New Album Announcements

Thank you sir, may I have another? I've been reflexively spouting that like a gibbering dipshit all day — thanks chiefly to the onslaught of new album announcements clogging...

Back Stories | My Album Reviews From Jan. 14, 2000

Two decades ago, albums and compilations from The Sopranos, Jesus Lizard, Veal and others were spinning away in my portable CD player. Here’s what I had to say about...

Pearl Jam’s Gigaton Tops Today’s Album Announcements

Mondays are pretty much always a bitch. But Pearl Jam have made this one a little easier to get through by announcing that their 11th studio album Gigaton will...

Next Week in Music | Jan. 13-19 • The Short List: Four Releases I...

In the market for some new sounds? Here are four of your best bets this week (in alphabetical order): …And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead X: The...

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