ANGEL DU$T – PRETTY BUFF
Angel Du$t have gone from groovy hardcore to groovy alt-rock with their brand new album, Pretty Buff
BLAQK AUDIO – ONLY THINGS WE LOVE
Davey Havok & Jade Puget (AFI‘s lead vocalist & guitarist/programming/synthesizers, respectively) have released their fourth album together as Blaqk Audio.
Only Things We Love continues with a strong 80s vibe in the vein of classic New Order and Depeche Mode.
THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE – THE BRIAN JONESTOWN MASSACRE
The Brian Jonestown Massacre have been through countless lineup changes over the past (almost) 30 years. That’s largely due to their legendary antics which includes on-stage fist fights among band members. All of which was detailed in the Brian Jonestown Massacre & Dandy Warhols documentary DIG!
Today sees the release of the 18th album in the Brian Jonestown Massacre canon, and the their 7th album in the past 5 years.
TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET – STAY RAD!
Wyoming punks, Teenage Bottlerocket are back with their fourth album for Fat Wreck Chords, and their 8th overall. Pop-punk with snotty, funny, and often heartfelt lyrics. The new album, Stay Rad!, contains 14 songs and not one of them breaks the 3 minute mark.
Unfamiliar with Teenage Bottlerocket? If you’re a Volbeat fan, you should know that “Rebound” off of 2016’s Seal the Deal & Let’s Boogie is a Teenage Bottlerocket cover.
NEW SINGLES & EPs
BEACH SLANG – MPLS
A tribute to Minneapolis influences. Beach Slang, a four-piece of indie/punk rockers from Philly, have released a two song single/EP featuring covers of Paul Westerberg‘s “AAA” (from 2002’s Mono) and Bob Mould‘s “I Hate Alternative Rock” (from 1996’s Bob Mould).
THE BOUNCING SOULS – CRUCIAL MOMENTS
The Bouncing Souls have returned with Crucial Moments, a new EP in celebration of their 30 years (!) as a band.
They are currently on their 30th Anniversary tour. See them at Varsity Theater on August 18 with The Bronx and The Bar Stool Preachers. (Tickets)
BARONESS – “BORDERLINES”
Baroness have revealed the title of their next album. Keeping with the trend of naming their albums after colors, the new album will be called Gold & Grey.
Lead singer John Baizley stated in a press release:
“I’m sure we have just finished our best, most adventurous album to date. We dug incredibly deep, challenged ourselves and recorded a record I’m positive we could never again replicate”.
Grey & Gold arrives on June 14.
See Baroness at Skyway Theatre on March 29 with Deafheaven and Zeal & Ardor. (Tickets)
Like Baroness? Make sure you check out 93X’s The Pit on Saturdays from 10pm-midnight!
SAUDADE – “SHADOWS & LIGHT”
Saudade is a “supergroup” consisting of Deftones‘ Chino Moreno, Chuck Doom (Chino’s bandmate in †††), Bad Brains‘ Dr. Know, and John Medeski of Medeski, Martin & Wood.
“Shadows & Light” is the brand new single which features guest vocals from goth/metal singer Chelsea Wolfe.