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Notable New Releases – July 12, 2019

Notable New Releases – July 12, 2019

NEW ALBUMS

311 – VOYAGER

Album #13 from 311 has arrived. However, Voyager has already generated a bit of controversy regarding the single “Crossfire”

Reddit: Crossfire is a blatant rip-off of this song.


BLOC PARTY – SILENT ALARM LIVE

Bloc Party‘s 2005 debut album, Silent Alarm, has sold over 500,000 copies in the UK alone.

Today, they celebrate their breakthrough album with the release of Silent Alarm Live.


FRIGHTENED RABBIT – TINY CHANGES – THE MIDNIGHT ORGAN FLIGHT (Various Artists)

Tribute to Frightened Rabbit‘s second album, The Midnight Organ Flight, was already completed when their lead singer died by suicide last year.

The album was shelved for a short while, but has finally been released today. It features re-imagined versions of the album’s songs performed by Julien Baker, Biffy Clyro, Manchester Orchestra, Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie and many more.


IMPERIAL TEEN – NO WE ARE TIMELESS

Featuring Faith No More member Roddy Bottum on guitar and vocals, Imperial Teen have been releasing albums off and on since 1996. They’ve released 6 albums in that time, with the 7½ years between Feel the Sound (2012) and Now We Are Timeless (2019) being the longest gap.


K.FLAY – SOLUTIONS

K.Flay (“Blood In the Cut”) has released the follow up to her 2017 Grammy Award nominated album, Every Where Is Some Where.

Solutions features more of the alternative hip hop/pop rock that was featured on her previous two albums.


TORCHE – ADMISSION

Torche have been releasing consistently good albums for the last 15 years.

Admission is their fifth album, and second for metal label Relapse Records


NEW SINGLES

ALTER BRIDGE – “OPEN YOUR EYES”

Alter Bridge will release their latest album, Walk the Sky, in October. This week, they’ve released the official music video for “Open Your Eyes”.


BON IVER – “JELMORE” & “FAITH”

After Bon Iver‘s 2011 album, Bon Iver, Bon Iver, Justin Vernon started saying that he’d probably never record with Bon Iver again, and he was moving on. [citation needed?]

So, it came as a huge surprise to fans when he announced album #3, 22, A Million in 2016. After briefly teasing on social media that something was coming, Bon Iver released TWO singles and revealed the new album, which is called i,i, will arrive at the end of August.


CLUTCH – “PRECIOUS AND GRACE” (ZZ Top cover)

Clutch have released a cover of one of their favorite ZZ Top songs (from 1973’s Tres Hombres) from their Weathermaker Vault Series.


GHOST – “FAITH”

The latest Ghost video doesn’t feature dance sequences like “Rats” and “Dance Macabre” did. Instead, he/they have released a lyric video for “Faith”, which features some disturbing images.


STEEL PANTHER – “ALL I WANNA DO IS %&$# (MYSELF TONIGHT)”

Steel Panther have announced new album, Heavy Metal Rules, will arrive on September 27.

A long with it, they’ve released a 9 minute music video for the album’s first single.