ABBA – VOYAGE
ABBA‘s first new album in 40 years is their ninth, and according to the songwriting half of the quartet, their final album.
The group plans to promote Voyage with a tour beginning Spring 2022.
Stream • Polar/Universal • 2021
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE – BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE
Bullet for My Valentine‘s eponymous seventh album is receiving positive reviews, with New Noise calling it “an incredible piece of work that is definitely worthy of the name Bullet for My Valentine.”
Stream • Spinefarm • 2021
BRIAN FALLON – NIGHT DIVINE
Brian Fallon, lead singer for The Gaslight Anthem, announced in September that he’d be releasing “an album of Hymns and Christmas songs”.
That album, Night Divine, contains “songs very near and dear to [Fallon’s] heart, and are some of the very first songs [he] ever remember[s] hearing”.
The 10 songs contained within includes some of the most well known Christmas songs, such as “O Holy Night”, “The First Noel”, “Angels We Have Heard on High” and “Silent Night”.
Stream • Thirty Tigers • 2021
NEAL FRANCIS – IN PLAIN SIGHT
Neal Francis‘ Dave Fridmann-produced (Flaming Lips, Tame Impala) new album, In Plain Sight finds the singer tackling sobriety and honesty following a break up.
Lead single “Can’t Stop the Rain” features Derek Trucks on lead guitar.
Stream • ATO Records • 2021
RADIOHEAD – KID A MNESIA
Kid A Mnesiac is Radiohead‘s triple album reissue of their divisive classic Kid A album and it’s companion, Amnesiac. The set comes with a third disc entitled Kid Amnesiae, which contains unreleased tracks from the Kid A/Amnesiac sessions.
Stream • XL Recordings • 2021
NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS – THE FUTURE
Nathaniel Rateliff‘s latest album with the Night Sweats is his fourth album for the legendary (Otis Redding, Isaac Hayes, Sam & Dave, Booker T. & the M.G.’s) Stax label, which includes last year’s solo album, And It’s Still Alright.
Stream • Stax • 2021
PSYCHO SYNNER – Unholy Hymns for the Children, Bite the Snake, as the Demon Dances Under the Blood Red Sky, F*ck the Fire, Killing You Softly, 666 BC Volume 1: The Burning Years, 666 Ad Volume 2: The Scorched Years, Dying to See You and the Devil Made You Do It
Up above, next to the name Psycho Synner (fka Psychosexual); that isn’t a really long title for an album. Jeremy Spencer (ex-Five Finger Death Punch drummer) has rebranded his Psychosexual band as Psycho Synner and released NINE albums today.
Stream • self-released • 2021
The nine new albums, with the band’s own descriptions, are:
Unholy Hymns For The Children (their debut)
Bite The Snake (the slimy, electric rock record)
As The Demon Dances Under The Blood Red Sky (the psychedelic record)
F*ck in the Fire (the straight ahead face-smasher)
Killing You Softly (the acoustic record)
666 BC Volume 1: The Burning Years (first of a double album)
666 AD Volume 2: The Scorched Years (second of a double album)
Dying To See You (the straight up metal record)
The Devil Made You Do It (the Satanic rock ‘n’ roll record)