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New to the Airwaves – Upcoming Album Releases

With the international day of *~love~* behind us, it’s time to focus on what we really love: new music! There’s a TON of brand new sounds waiting for some love this week, from debut albums to massive comebacks to anniversary reissues. Not to mention some exasperated sighs of relief (I’m lookin’ at you, VANCE JOY)!

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!

**All dates are for U.S. releases unless otherwise noted. Dates are subject to change.

ALBUM RELEASE CALENDAR February 23rd, 2018

 

Affasia – Adrift in Remorse (Transcending Records)

Alterbeast – Feast  (Unique Leader Records)

Animal Drive – Bite! (Frontiers)

Armored Dawn – Barbarians in Black (AFM)

Asia, Symfonia  – Live in Bulgaria 2013 (Frontiers)

Audrey Assad – Evergreen  (Fortunate Fall Records)

Bea Miller – Aurora (Hollywood Records)

Black Milk – FEVER

Blackwulf – Sinister Sides (Ripple)

Cabal – Mark of Rot (Long Branch)

Caleb Caudle – Crushed Coins (Cornelius Chapel)

Caroline Rose – Loner (New West Records)

Cavo – Bridges Reissue (Pavement)

Chappo – DO IT (Votiv Music)

Charlotte Day Wilson – Stone Woman EP (Independent)

Chris Bay – Chasing the Sun (SPV/Steamhammer)

Computer Magic – Danz (Channel 9 Records)

Coreleoni – The Greatest Hits Part 1 (Frontiers)

Dana Buoy (of Akron/Family) – Ice Glitter Gold (Everloving)

Danielle Nicole – Cry No More (Concord Records)

Daryl Hall and John Oates – Whole Oats / War Babies (2-CD set) (Friday Music)

Datenight US – Comin’ Atcha 100MPH (Drop Medium)

Darlingside – Extralife (More Doug Records)

David Bowie – “Heroes” (Vinyl Reissue)  (Parlophone)

David Bowie – Lodger (Vinyl Reissue)  (Parlophone)

David Bowie – Low (Vinyl Reissue) (Parlophone)

David Bowie – Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps) (Vinyl Reissue) (Parlophone)

David Bowie – Stage (2017 Version) (Vinyl Reissue) (Parlophone)

Deathwhite – For a Black Tomorrow (Season Of Mist)

Dessa – Chime (Doomtree Records, LLC)

Destroyer 666 – Call Of The Wild EP (Season Of Mist)

Digable Planets – Reachin’ (A New Refutation of Time and Space) (Vinyl Reissue) (Attic Records)

Dream System 8 (David Klotz and Erica Elektra) – We Sleep Again (Minty Fresh)

Dukes of the Orient – Dukes of the Orient (Frontiers)

EarthGang – Royalty (Spillage Village)

Echo Bloom – Green (Independent)

Ed Romanoff – The Orphan King (Pinerock Records)

Femi Kuti – One People One World (Knitting Factory)

Fight the Fight – Fight the Fight (Blacklight/Metal Blade)

Frigs – Basic Behaviour (Independent)

George Harrison – Concert For George (Vinyl Reissue) (Capitol)

Glen Campbell – Amazing Grace: 14 Hymns and Gospel Favorites – (Gaither Music Group)

Grant-Lee Phillips – Widdershins (Yep Roc Records)

Grounders – Coffee & Jam (Nevado)

High Up – You Are Here (Team Love Records)

Holly Miranda – Mutual Horse (Dangerbird Records)

Huntsmen – American Scrap (Prosthetic)

Hurry – Every Little Thought (Lame-O Records)

Ignore the Sign – A Line to Cross (SPV/Steamhammer)

Imarhan – Temet (City Slang)

Insect Ark – Marrow Hymns (Profound Lore)

Insecure Men – Insecure Men (Fat Possum)

Janiva Magness – Love Is An Army (Blue Elan Records)

Jekayln Carr – One Nation Under God – (Lunjeal Music Group)

Jericho Jackson – Elzhi & Khrysis Are Jericho Jackson (Jamla Records)

Kal Marks – Universal Care (Exploding in Sound)

Kaoteon – Damnatio Memoriae (Self)

Keiji Haino and Sumac – American Dollar Bill… (Thrill Jockey)

Levi The Poet – Cataracts (independent)

Lionlimb – Tape Recorder (Bayonet Records)

Lo Moon – Lo Moon (Columbia)

The Low Anthem – The Salt Doll Went To Measure The Depth Of The Sea (Joyful Noise Recordings)

Mark Bishop – A Different Light (Sonlight)

Megaherz – Komet (Napalm)

Melechesh – As Jerusalem Burns…Al’Intisar Reissue (Vic)

MGT – Gemini Nyte (Cleopatra)

Michael Landau – Rock Bottom (Provogue)

Michael W. Smith – Surrounded (Fuel Music)

Mint Field – Pasar De Las Luces (Innovative Leisure)

Nacho Picasso – Role Model (SRFSCHL, LLC)

Nathan Fake – Sunder EP (Ninja EP)

Necrophobic – Mark Of The Necrogram (Century Media)

Nick Oliveri – N.O. Hits At All Vol. 4 (Heavy Psych Sounds)

Olden Yolk – Olden Yolk (Trouble In Mind Records)

Passion – Whole Heart (Six Step Records)

Public Access T.V. – Street Safari (Cinematic Music Group)

Reggie And The Full Effect – 41(Pure Noise Records)

Richard Luke – Voz (1631 Recordings)

Screaming Females – All At Once (Don Giovanni Records)

Secrets – Secrets (Made in the Shade Records)

Shiraz Lane – Carnival Days (Frontiers)

Stalley – Tell the Truth Shame the Devil, Vol. 2 (Blue Collar Gang)

Starchild & The New Romantic – Language (Ghostly International)

Strange Names – Data (Frenchkiss Records)

Stunted – Fault (Drwg)

Table Scraps – Autonomy (Zen Ten)

Templeton Pek – Watching The World Come Undone (Drakkar)

Tengger Cavalry – Cian Bi (Napalm)

Thundermother – Thundermother (Despotz)

Tony Banks (of Genesis) – Five (BMG)

Too $hort – The Pimp Tape (Dangerous Music)

Turnstile – Time & Space (Roadrunner Records)

Unruly Child – Unhinged Live From Milan DVD/CD (Frontiers)

Until the Ribbon Breaks – Until the Ribbon Breaks (1405 Records)

Usurpress – Interregnum (Agonia)

Vance Joy – Nation of Two (Atlantic Records)

Vexes – Ancient Geometry (Self)

Victoria Monét – Life After Love, Pt. 1 (Self)

The Weight Band – World Gone Mad (Self)

We Sell the Dead – Heaven Doesn’t Want You and Hell Is Full (earMusic)

We Were Sharks – Lost Touch (Victory)

Young Scooter – Trippple Cross (Empire)

 

Going to be a Smash Hit:

Liza Anne – “I’m Tired, You’re Lonely”

 

Liza Anne has been one of my most played artists in 2018, and we’re only halfway through February! One of my friends sent me “Paranoia,” and I am straight up embarrassed how many times it’s been played… You might have just seen her on Conan! With theatrical vocals, biting lyrics, and a brand new sound, Liza Anne is one you’ve gotta keep on your radar. Her latest single “I’m Tired, You’re Lonely” is as vulnerable as it gets, maybe a tad too honest, but is psyching me up for her next record. Look out for Fine But Dying out on March 9th!

 

In Case You Missed It:

The New Mythology Vol.1, REVENGER’s second studio release, is a five-song EP that expands on the band’s aggressive thrash style with tracks that are more technical, visceral and direct than debut album To The Wolves. Formed in 2012, the band introduces some key members that shape the sound and vibe of this EP, which is more calculated and driven than before. Heavy guitar rhythms punctuated by a consistent thrash pulse breaks only when the groove requires and marks REVENGER’s particular style. The lyrics and gritty death vocals also bring out the rage and bitterness of the subject matter which, for this EP, is slightly more conceptual and inspired by comic books and how today’s mythology could become tomorrow’s dogma.

Drummer Julia Geaman had this to say about the forthcoming EP: “I think the particular style that we are creating is pretty exciting. It’s straight up thrash that can get catchy sometimes or more death metal other times but overall it’s pretty straight forward, but that’s where I find the freedom in it. We can be unpredictable and come up with two riffs that don’t seem to go together at first but somehow work and then lead back into something more traditional. We play the music we grew up listening to but with our own filter on it. We don’t try to sound like anyone, but our influences definitely come out. Bringing this EP to as many people as we can is something that is getting me really excited and I’m super stoked for this next year. A lot of hard work has gone into this as with any musical project and it’s incredible to bring it into reality.”

https://www.facebook.com/revengermusic/

Track List

1. Hex

2. Anti Life

3. We Want Blood

4. The Man Who Shot God

5. The Watcher

 

SENSES FAIL Releases New Album

If There Is Light, It Will Find You

Out Now via Pure Noise Records

If There Is A Light It Will Find You Track Listing:

  1.      Double Cross
  2.     Elevator to the Gallows
  3.     New Jersey Makes, The World Takes
  4.     Gold Jacket, Green Jacket…
  5.     First Breath, Last Breath
  6.     Ancient Gods
  7.     Is It Gonna Be The Year?
  8.     “You Get So Alone At Times It Just Makes Sense”
  9.     Orlando And A Miscarriage
  10.  Shaking Hands
  11.   Stay What You Are
  12.  If There Is Light, It Will Find You

The band will be hitting the road for a full U.S. tour later this month in support of their new record, with Reggie and the Full Effect, Have Mercy, and Household. The month-long run will kick off on February 27th in Santa Ana and wraps up on March 31st in Las Vegas, bringing Senses Fail’s high-energy and passion-driven live show to fans across the country. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit http://sensesfail.com/.

 

SECRETS, Self-Titled Album, Today!

SECRETS WORLD TOUR DATES

2/22 – San Diego, CA @ Soma
2/23 – Mesa, AZ @ Underground
2/24 – Anaheim, Ca @ Chain Reaction
2/25 – Henderson, NV @ Eagle Aerie Hall
2/27 – Berkeley, CA @ Cornerstone
2/28 – Sacramento, CA @ Holy Diver
3/1 – Portland, OR @ Analog Cafe
3/2 – Spokane, WA @ The Big Dipper
3/3 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
3/4 – Vancouver, BC @ 333
3/7 – Edmonton, Canada @ The Starlite Room
3/8 – Calgary, Canada @ The Gateway
3/9 – Saskatoon, Canada @ Amigo’s
3/10 – Regina, Canada @ The Exchange
3/11 – Winnipeg, Canada @ The Good Will
3/12 – Saint Paul Park, MN @ Amsterdam Bar & Hall
3/13 – Berwyn, IL @ The Wire
3/14 – Ferndale, MI @ The Loving Touch
3/15 – Windsor, Canada @ Windsor Beer Exchange
3/16 – London, Canada @ Rum Runners
3/18 – Hamilton, Canada @ Club Absinthe
3/19 – Kingston, Canada @ Overtime
3/20 – Montreal, Canada @ Bar Le Ritz
3/21 – Ville De Quebec, Canada @ L’anti Bar & Spectacles
3/22 – Ottawa, Canada @ Maverick’s
3/23 – Toronto, Canada @ Hard Luck
3/24 – Dayton, OH @ Rockstar Pro Arena
3/25 – Wichita, KS @ Rock Island Live
3/26 – Denver, CO @ Marquis Theater
3/27 – Salt Lake City, UT @ The Loading Dock
3/29 – Tijuana, Mexico @ You Revolution
3/30 – Monterrey, Mexico @ Cafe Iguana
3/31 – Guadalajeara, Mexico @ Palindromo
4/1 – Mexico City, Mexico @ Gato Calavera
4/13 – Johannesburg, South Africa @ Sundowners
4/14 – Pretoria, South Africa @ Arcade Empire
4/21 – Cape Town, South Africa @ Mercury Live
4/24 – Beijing, China @ Yugongyishan
4/25 – Shanghai, China @ Yuyintang
4/26 – Wuhan, China @ Vox
4/27 – Guangzhou, China @ Mao
5/5 – Manila, Philippine @ Pulp Summer Slam
5/11 – Adelaide, Australia @ Crown & Anchor Hotel
5/12 – Melbourne, Australia @ The Evelyn Hotel
5/13 – Sydney, Australia @ The Bald Faced Stag
5/17 – Islington, Australia @ The Small Ballroom
5/18 – Brisbane, Australia @ The Brightside
5/19 – Auckland, New Zealand @ Whammy Bar
5/20 – Wellington, New Zealand @ Valhalla Tavern

 

 

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