JOEY CAPE – A GOOD YEAR TO FORGET
Joey Cape, leader of Lagwagon and Bad Astronaut, has released his new solo album, A Good Year to Forget.
Recorded in “lockdown/quarantine”, the dark and very personal album details his harrowing 2020 after separating from his wife of 20 years, contracting COVID-19 and moving back into his parents home after the death of his father.
Stream • Fat Wreck Chords • 2021
THE KILLERS – PRESSURE MACHINE
Unable to tour behind their acclaimed 2020 album, Imploding the Mirage, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Killers got to work on that album’s follow up.
Pressure Machine arrives 357 days after Imploding the Mirage and is based on singer Brandon Flower’s upbringing in Nehphi, Utah.
Island • 2021
QUICKSAND – DISTANT POPULATIONS
In 2017, Quicksand closed the 22 gap between albums with release of their acclaimed third album, Interiors. NorthernTransmission.com rated new album Distant Populations an 8.5/10 and stated the album shows “Quicksand confidently kicking into fourth gear for an altogether more abrasive and adrenalized victory lap.”
Stream • Epitaph Records • 2021
SEPULTURA – SEPULQUARTA
Unable to tour behind last year’s Quadra (you probably know why), Sepultura live-streamed weekly performances and Q&A’s, which resulted in SepulQuarta. The live collection features many guests appearances including Devin Townsend, Scott Ian of Anthrax, Matt Heafy of Trivium and many more.
Stream • Nuclear Blast • 2021
KEITH WALLEN – THIS WORLD OR THE NEXT
This World or the Next is the debut solo album from guitarist Keith Wallen of Breaking Benjamin, and formerly of Adelitas Way.
Stream • eOne • 2021
DAN ANDRIANO & THE BYGONES – SEA LEVEL
Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio, The Damned Things, Dan Andriano In the Emergency Room) has debuted his new band, Dan Andriano & The Bygones, with the release of brand new single, “Sea Level”.
Stream • Epitaph • 2021
BILLY IDOL – BITTER TASTE
“Bitter Taste” is the lead single from Billy Idol‘s upcoming Butch Walker-produced EP, The Roadside. Arriving on September 17th, the four song EP is Billy Idol’s first new music since 2014’s Kings & Queens of the Underground.
Stream • Dark Horse Records • 2021
TRIVIUM – FEAST OF FIRE
A year and a half after releasing the very good What the Dead Men Say, Trivium will release its follow up, In the Court of the Dragon on October 8th.
Stream • Roadrunner Records • 2021