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Notable New Releases – May 3, 2019

Notable New Releases – May 3, 2019

NEW ALBUMS

BAD RELIGION – AGE OF UNREASON

If you’re familiar with punk legends, Bad Religion, you’re fully aware of what to expect from Age of Unreason.

It’s their first album since 2013, which means it’s their first of Trump’s administration. As guitarist, Brett Gurewitz laid it out for LA Weekly in July 2018:

We’re writing for a new album, recording this fall or late summer. No release date announced yet, but we should have an album’s worth of ‘F*ck Trump’ songs pretty soon. It’s exactly what we need.

If that’s not your thing, skip ahead to Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes.


FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKESEND OF SUFFERING

The third album from Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, End of Suffering, is loaded from beginning to end, with catharsis.


L7SCATTER THE RATS

It’s been TWENTY YEARS since the last L7 album. (Remember them? “Pretend We’re Dead”?).

Today, they’ve released their 7th album, Scatter the Rats.


VAMPIRE WEEKENDFATHER OF THE BRIDE

Vampire Weekend have returned with one of the most highly-anticipated albums of 2019.

If you’ve been waiting 6 years for a brand new Vampire Weekend album, you’ll be pleased to know that Father of the Bride contains 18 tracks!


NEW SINGLES

NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING BIRDS“BLACK STAR DANCING”

Noel Gallagher (formerly of Oasis) announced this week that his band, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, will be releasing a new EP on June 14.

The title track, “Black Star Dancing” can be heard below. In a press release for the new EP, Gallagher stated the title track “…manages to combine the influences of David Bowie, INXS, U2, Queen, Indeep and ZZ Top“.


MISCELLANEOUS

Tool guitarist, Adam Jones, posted the following Instagram video on May 1, leading many people to believe that new Tool songs will be performed this weekend at the Welcome to Rockville festival.