Pioneering feminist punk band Frightwig has returned with their latest album, We Need to Talk and a special bonus 7" single dedicated to their late but forever-present drummer Cecilia Kuhn who transcended this earthly plane in 2017. Since forming in San Francisco in 1983, Frightwig has had two objectives: Spread joy and smash the patriarchy.
All-new reissue of the critically acclaimed and long-out-of-print 2009 debut solo album from The Black Keys singer and guitarist Dan Auerbach. An intimate and underrated affair with shades of greazy rock & roll, blue-eyed soul, and bluegrass hollers. Reissued with new artwork and pressed from the original master.
“Last autumn, I found that my friends and I were going through so many life changes… everything either calmed, settled, fell apart, came to a head or imploded,” says Sheeran. “When I recorded Subtract with Aaron Dessner, we clicked immediately. I feel he has captured the feeling of autumn so wonderfully in his sonics and I hope everyone loves it as much as I do.”
Featuring a gamut of guests including GRAMMY Award-winners Billy Strings and Jerry Douglas, Queen of Time celebrates love and loss, but above all, the art of living as an unattainably-a vibrant, powerful woman who can share herself with the world, and yet define a mighty sense of inner self as well.
At its heart of The Howdies is a love for the hard scrabble heroes of country music’s early days and the freewheeling feeling of the Outlaw era. The musical styles of Appalachia and the old Blues come together to create a distinctly American art form – where the rules of musical tradition are often bent or even broken with a wink and a smile.
What happens when two Danes and a German walk into a studio loaded with HM-2 pedals, a knack for writing hooks as infectious as a rash, and a love of old-school death metal? As supergroup-of-sorts Asinhell reveals: the reinvention of Swedish melodeath in the modern era. Featuring members of Volbeat, Insidious Disease and Morgoth.
The Above is album number five and feels even more inventive, even more wide-ranging than anything Code Orange have released to date. It’s the work of creators who have a vision and a road-map – all be it off-the-beaten-path – of how to reach that destination. Another triumph and an album that will surrender its secrets slowly.
Despite Harm's Way's reputation for unrelenting brutality, Common Suffering surprises at several turns with quieter moments of well thought out songwriting that emphasize light and shade. It's their understanding of how to effectively orchestrate these dynamics that makes an already ironclad record feel infinitely more merciless.
On the blazing heels of their highly-lauded 2021 debut album, KK’S Priest return to sin again. Here the powerhouse heavy metal amalgamation of iconic Judas Priest alum and GRAMMY Award winning/nominated musicians K.K. Downing and Tim “Ripper” Owens double down on the ripping melodic force of their debut’s catchy hooks and guitar wizardry.
Revered Atlanta rock 'n' roll duo '68 make their awaited return with their 4th full-length, Yes, and... The latest offering is their hardest rocking record to date, a sonic explosion of heavy riffs and frantic rhythm abound on the band's massively anticipated follow up to 2021's critically acclaimed Give One Take One.
The Man From Waco saw the TX-based singer/songwriter reach dizzying new heights. On Nov 14th, 2022, Charley headed to Nashville, TN for his debut (and sold out) concert at the historic Nashville venue the Ryman Auditorium. These recordings capture the live energy and raw talent of one of modern music's best live performers.
Southeastern offers confessions, reflections, and promises that confront and make communion with those who have come before and remain with us still. Its twelve tracks represent an extended meditation on the concept articulated by another celebrated southern storyteller, author William Faulkner: "The past is never dead. It isn't even past."
The Family Business compiles the Jonas Brothers’ hit singles together in one collection alongside two tracks from DNCE and four tracks from Nick Jonas’ solo albums. The release serves as a companion piece to their current live show dates (entitled “The Tour”) and their most recent studio release The Album
LP has become one of the most internationally beloved singer-songwriters of their generation, skyrocketing with "Lost On You", a heart-penetrating folk ballad that hit #1 In 18 countries. Love Lines is LP's most luminous and heart-expanding work yet, influenced by the sundrenched expanse of California and a spectrum of Western-inspired sounds.
Maroney gives a resounding “so be it!” that washes away the transgressions of time, while still being aware of what days gone by have made of him. After 40 minutes and 13 tracks, Ultrapure is as resonant in one's headphones as it is in Maroney’s headspace.
Aging’s minimalist piano ballads are darker and more contemplative than anything the Broken Social Scenester has released before. Across the 33-minutes can be found the spirit of Drew classics like “Lover’s Spit” and “Sweetest Kill,” but with a sense of sorrow rarely heard on previous material.
Industrial instigators 3TEETH return with another collection of angry, jagged diatribes. A skull-caving assault that edges their heaviness even further into the swirling abyss of nihilism and biting social commentary, Endex also continues a melodic evolution last heard on 2019's excellent Metawar. The impending doom never sounded so good.
Since 1988, Cannibal Corpse have been at the forefront of death metal, shaping and defining the genre. In 2021 they raised the stakes again with their 15th album, Violence Unimagined, growing ever more complex and intense, and in 2023 they return with its successor, the equally monstrous Chaos Horrific, starting a new chapter in their legacy.
The American south isn't just Brent Cobb's home. It's his muse, too. A Georgia native, he fills his songwriting with the sounds and stories of an area that's been home to southern rockers, soul singers, country legends, and bluesmen. Cobb offers up his own version of “southern eclectic” with his newest album, Southern Star.
Written with a series of friends including S. Carey, Madi Diaz, and Christian Lee Hutson, Avalanche is an achingly beautiful exploration of loss, resilience, and growth. The songs are deceptively serene here, layering Owen Youngs’ infectious pop sensibilities atop lush, dreamy arrangements.
Global dancefloor queen Kylie Minogue moves the party from the shiny mirrorball disco to the sweaty, neon-lit club on the flawless Tension. Much like Disco, Tension is a master class in pop wizardry and escapist bliss. Releasing an album this expertly crafted and stunning in her fifth decade in the business is an absolute wonder to behold.
Toward A Never Ending New Beginning is full of reflection and raw, unfiltered honesty that will most definitely connect with listeners on a deeper level. Combining electronic beats with subtle instrumentation, each song is sonically diverse and thoughtfully crafted, taking listeners on a journey of self-discovery.
Playing country-inflected orchestral pop with sardonic wit and deep feeling, Mitski underlines why she’s one of the very best singer-songwriters working today. A disregard for the mainstream proves again to be Mitski’s strongest armour, as The Land… becomes her most sonically interesting full-length yet.
Side A hosts Blood Incantation's signature crushing riffs, thunderous drums, and guttural vocals of the abyssal depths while Side B’s atmospheric synthesizers, haunting melodies, and otherworldly timbres will take you on a journey through the boundless expanse of space. A must-have for any fan of extreme metal or the avant-garde.
Primed to drop jaws with their monster hybrid of breathtaking garage rock rhythms, gargantuan choruses, unashamedly retro style and, above all, their dedication to making every live show an undeniable excuse to party, The Bites’ debut album Squeeze will be ready for rock fans to sink their teeth into on July 14th 2023.
End is perhaps the "grandest" Explosions album – seeing the Texas band further underline their credentials as rock’s finest instrumentalists with another offering of deep, emotive tracks. Although exploring endings, it feels like the band are far from done and will continue to evoke emotions long into the foreseeable future.
Slayyyter’s second album sees her delving deeper into her pop stardom with an extravagant Los Angeles starlet persona centered around themes of fame, sex, femme fatales and celebrity obsession. Equally as vicious as it is vulnerable, the electrifying production of the concept album is set to elevate her status as a rising pop trailblazer.
The champs of epic metal return with their first album since 2018’s Exile Amongst the Ruins and tenth overall. The new batch of material obsesses over endings and the concept of finality, filtering this preoccupation through Primordial’s long-established formula of galloping rippers and stately marches.
Loveless’ trademark candidness and razor-sharp wit remain, but here her voice is wiser and more controlled. And while she holds onto a vintage country heart and a heartland rock soul, this album also presents something new and matured. Captivating and complex, it’s a triumphant moment from an artist who’s continuing their stride.