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Notable New Releases – October 11, 2019

Notable New Releases – October 11, 2019

NEW ALBUMS

BABYMETAL – METAL GALAXY

Japanese Kawaii metal band, Babymetal, just released their third album, Metal Galaxy.

It’s their first album with only two core members, although they are backed by Kami Band.


CREED – HUMAN CLAY – 2LP 20TH ANNIVERSARY REISSUE

It’s been 20 years since Creed unleashed their massively successful Human Clay upon the world. When it was released in 1999, they did a very limited run of vinyl.

The album has now been reissued on on vinyl for the its 20th Anniversary.


THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA – THE ACT

The Act is the seventh album from the Dayton, OH Christian metalcore band The Devil Wears Prada.

Riff Magazine describes The Act as “ethereal”, “atmospheric” and “impassioned”.


ELBOW – GIANTS OF ALL SIZES

Elbow, the British alt/prog/art/indie Brit-pop band, have just released Giants of All Sizes.

It’s their eight album and one they themselves described to NME: “At times, it’s a bleak record, but it has a huge, if bruised, heart. It was a pleasure to make and we are all immensely proud of it.”


KIM GORDON – NO HOME RECORD

After nearly forty years of releasing music with Sonic Youth, Free Kitten, Body/Head and Glitterbust; Kim Gordon has just released her very first album under her own name.


LACUNA COIL – BLACK ANIMA

Black Anima (or “Black Soul”, if you translate “anima” from Italian to English) is the ninth album from the Italian goth metalheads, Lacuna Coil.

Black Anima will be issued on pink vinyl as part of the Ten Bands One Cause initiative which raises money for Gilda’s Club NYC to support those diagnosed with cancer.


LIFE OF AGONY – THE SOUND OF SCARS

Life of Agony‘s new album, The Sound of Scars, is their second album since reuniting in 2014 and their 6th overall.

Singer Mina Caputo refers the album as “hands down, my favorite Life of Agony album ever.


FREDDIE MERCURY – NEVER BORING

Never Boring is a 5 disc (3CD+DVD+Blu-Ray) box set of Freddie Mercury‘s solo work.

Complete details and tracklist can be found HERE


MICHAEL SWEET – TEN

The Stryper leader’s tenth solo LP is filled with plenty of guest appearances. The new album features members of Arch Enemy, Queensrÿche, Fozzy, Whitesnake, Exhorder, Evanescence, and more.


SINGLES

REFUSED – ECONOMY OF DEATH

Swedish hardcore punk group Refused will release their fifth album, War Music, next week.

The third single from War Music, called “Economy of Death”, was released earlier this week.


STATIC-X – HOLLOW

About a year ago, the surviving members of Static-X unveiled plans for a brand new studio album featuring many guest vocalists to help flesh out Wayne Static‘s final recordings.

Then in June of this year, the band came across even more of Static’s final recordings, with isolated vocals. Now the album, Project Regeneration, will arrive on May 29, 2020 and feature far fewer guests vocalists.

Along with revealing the album’s official release date, they also released a two minute clip of the album’s first single, “Hollow”.