New to the Airwaves – Albums Out This Week (July 20th)
New to the Airwaves – Albums Out This Week (July 20th)
The Summer concert season if about halfway through its course, meaning our Summer favs are almost done dropping albums in time for an outdoor show! It’s finally time to hear all those new songs live, especially from bands who we have been waiting for-ev-er to drop something. This week’s arrivals are sure to find homes on many a playlist, especially with Goo Goo Dolls, Wild Pink, Eisley, and Ty Segall dropping full-lengths and re-releases.
This week we’ve got some much anticipated arrivals that has us tapping our toes, crossing our arms, and screeching, “Finally!” We’re sure you can see which ones we think you should grab and which ones we think may deserve a pass… Dive in at your own risk, and let’s hear your picks!
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**All dates are for U.S. releases unless otherwise noted. Dates are subject to change.
ALBUM RELEASE CALENDAR July 20th, 2018
The Agony Scene – Tormentor (Outerloop/Cooking Vinyl)
Apocalypse Blues Revue – The Shape Of Blues To Come (Provogue/Mascot)
Buddy – Harlan & Alondra (Cool Lil Company, LLC/RCA Records)
Chicago – Hot Streets (reissue) (Friday Music)
Daron Malakian and Scars On Broadway – Dictator (Scarred For Life)
Dentist – Night Swimming (Cleopatra)
Eisley – I’m Only Dreaming…of Days (Equal Vision)
Emily Burns – Seven Scenes From the Same Summer (Independent)
Epica – Epica Vs. Attack On Titan EP (Nuclear Blast)
Extremity – Coffin Birth (20 Buck Spin)
Goo Goo Dolls – The Audience Is This Way (Warner Brother)
Hot Buttered Rum – Lonesome Panoramic (Hot Buttered Rum)
The Internet – Hive Mind (Columbia)
Jan Hammer – Seasons Pt. 1 (Red Gate)
John Fogerty – Eye of the Zombie; Deja Vu All Over Again (reissues) (BMG)
Jungle Rot – Jungle Rot (Victory)
Liars – 1/1 (Soundtrack) (Mute)
The Lion’s Daughter – Future Cult (Season Of Mist)
Lori McKenna – The Tree (CN/Thirty Tigers)
LWW – 3PE (The Leaf Label)
Lxury – Extra Free Vol.1 (Extra Free)
Mark Deutrom – Brief Sensuality & Western Violence Reissue (Season Of Mist)
Meg Myers – Take Me To The Disco (300 Entertainment)
Mutilation Rites – Chasm (Gilead)
Nef The Pharaoh – The Big Chang Theory (Sick Wid It )
Negative Scanner – Nose Picker (Trouble In Mind)
Optiganally Yours – O.Y. In Hi-Fi (Joyful Noise)
Ovlov – Tru (Exploding in Sound)
Pram – Across the Meridian (Domino Recording)
Public Image Ltd. – The Public Image is Rotten (Songs from the Heart) Box Set (UMG)
Punch Brothers – All Ashore (Nonesuch)
Sad Baxter – So Happy EP (Cold Lunch Recording)
Scars on Broadway (System of a Down’s Daron Malakian) – Dictator (Scarred for Life)
Skeletonwitch – Devouring Radiant Light (Prosthetic)
Simon Patrick Kerr (of The Wans) – Doldrums (Independent)
Trash Boat – Crown Shyness (Hopeless)
Ty Segall and White Fence – Joy (Drag City Records)
Ume – Other Nature (Modern Outsider)
Wild Pink – Yolk In The Fur (Tiny Engines)
yOya – The Half Turn (New Professor Music)
Greta Van Fleet – “When The Curtain Falls”
Hear the new single they released via socials this week.
See our latest Greta Van Fleet coverage, we caught them at Carolina Rebellion and over in NJ!
Imagine Dragons – “Natural”
IMAGINE DRAGONS RELEASE BRAND-NEW SONG — “NATURAL” (INTERSCOPE RECORD)
BAND TO PERFORM “NATURAL” ON JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! ON THURSDAY, JULY 19TH
IMAGINE DRAGONS OUT ON SECOND LEG OF EVOLVE WORLD TOUR THIS SUMMER
July 17th, 2018 — (Santa Monica, CA) — Today multi-platinum, GRAMMY® Award-winning band IMAGINE DRAGONS release a brand-new song entitled “Natural” via KIDinaKORNER / Interscope Records. “Natural” is available via all participating digital retailers HERE. The band will perform the song on Jimmy Kimmel Live! this Thursday, July 19th. “Natural” has been chosen as the anthem of this year’s ESPN college football season.
“Living in a dog-eat-dog world can bring out the worst in you, and sometimes, the best,” says the band’s singer Dan Reynolds. “It would be a lie to tell you I haven’t become somewhat skeptical about some things in the last decade of my life. However, I believe that when you truly learn to love yourself, the judging eyes and hateful words become meaningless. ‘Natural’ is about finding yourself and being willing and able to stand up to whatever adversity comes your way.”
Imagine Dragons’ third studio album, Evolve, has been certified double-platinum within a year of its June 2017 release. Evolve has spent 55 weeks on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums chart, where it currently sits at No. 17. The album is also 12th in the world on Spotify with over 36 million monthly listeners.
Imagine Dragons are currently out on the road for the second leg of their Evolve World Tour, which will stop for two shows at The Forum in Los Angeles on July 21st and 22nd. See all upcoming dates HERE.
Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/IDNatural/applemusic
ICYMI – Released Last Week:
The 1975 – “Love It If We Made It”
Watching a band finally evolve into the most unapologetic versions of themselves if truly a remarkable experience, and The 1975 have succumbed to the honesty. Mixed reviews of their debut single “Give Yourself A Try” will soon find a home at the center of “Love It If We Made It”, an equally reverb-soaked, synth-pop devotion to modernity. “Love It If We Made It” is the July contribution to the band’s fanbase, as the band has promised to drop one single every month leading up to part one of their two-part release in October, entitled A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships.
Gonna Be A Smash Hit:
Death Cab For Cutie – “I Dreamt We Spoke Again”
Death Cab’s latest release Thank You For Today is their most ambitious yet, at least that’s what it seems like with not one, but two singles telling us so. Debuting “Gold Rush” earlier this Summer, the band revealed “I Dreamt We Spoke Again” this week, a single playing along with the modern songwriting the band has grown into, while remaining classic DCFC.
Reverb Nation Spotlight:
Logan Hefner – stay tuned for the interview with the Logan by Megan Dunbar. For now here is one of his singles.