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Notable New Releases – October 1, 2021

Notable New Releases – October 1, 2021

NEW ALBUMS

ASKING ALEXANDRIA – SEE WHAT’S ON THE INSIDE

Asking Alexandria‘s seventh album, and third since the return of singer Danny Worsnop, finds the British quintet further distancing themselves from metalcore and “continu[ing] their pivot to straight-up rock” (Kerrang)

StreamBetter Noise Music • 2021


BRANDI CARLILE – IN THESE SILENT DAYS

In These Silent Days is Brandi Carlile‘s seventh LP and the highly-anticipated follow up to her multi-award winning #1 album By the Way, I Forgive You.

StreamLow Country Sound/Elektra • 2021


HOVVDY – TRUE LOVE

True Love, the latest from Hovvdy (pronounced ‘howdy’) is highly recommended for fans of indie greats like Teenage Fanclub, Daniel Johnston, Sparklehorse, Guided By Voices, Folk Implosion and Sebadoh.

StreamGrand Jury Music • 2021


ILLUMINATI HOTTIES – LET ME DO ONE MORE

The L.A. punks Illuminati Hotties have quickly followed up their 2020 mixtape, FREE I​.​H: This Is Not The One You’ve Been Waiting For, with another set of fun, well-crafted pop punk.

StreamHopeless Records Inc. • 2021


KK’S PRIEST – SERMONS OF THE SINNER

Sermons of the Sinner is the debut album from KK’s Priest, featuring former Judas Priest members K.K. Downing (guitar) and Tim “Ripper” Owens (vocals).

StreamExplorer1 Music Group • 2021


MINISTRY – MORAL HYGIENE

The fifteenth long-player from industrial metal legends Ministry features guest appearances from Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys) and Arabian Prince (N.W.A.) and contains a cover of Iggy and the Stooges‘ “Search and Destroy”.

StreamNuclear Blast • 2021


POND – 9

Not to be confused with the 90’s Portland Sub Pop signees; this Pond is from Australia and have released their ninth album of psychedelic rock/pop/glam.

StreamSpinning Top • 2021


THE SPECIALS – PROTEST SONGS 1924-2012

Influential British ska legends, The Specials, are back with their second album of new music since reuniting (again) in 2008. The new album, as the title would suggest, has the band covering a wide variety of protest songs ranging from 1924 to 2012.

StreamUniversal Music Operations Limited • 2021


STRAND OF OAKS – IN HEAVEN

In Heaven, the latest album from Tim Showalter’s Strand of Oaks finds the singer addressing grief after the 2018 loss of a family member, and also, the death of a beloved family pet. The album features guest appearances from members of My Morning Jacket and The Smashing Pumpkins.

StreamThe Orchard Music/Secretly Canadian • 2021