Shock Narcotic is a new project featuring members and former members of the top acts in metal including Jeff Tuttle, Zach Gibson, Shawn Knight, and Don Slater. They’ve just released their first album, “I Have Seen the Future and It Doesn’t Work.”
Killswitch Engage has released “Atonement,” which is being hailed as a return to form by the metalcore outfit. Fiery riffs and melodic vocals dominate the record and call back to their heyday of “Alive or Just Breathing” and “End of Heartache.”
Slipknot has returned with their sixth album, entitled “We Are Not Your Kind.” The album is a return to some of their heavier sounds, and the second studio album to feature bassist Alessandro Venturella.
Elvis Presley’s big comeback in 1969 began with a run of 57 sold-out shows in Las Vegas. It was the dawn of a new era, thanks in part to a new band, including session bassist Jerry Scheff. The new “Elvis: Live 1969” release features 11 complete sets.
While Woodstock 50 has been officially canceled, there are plenty of great celebrations of the fiftieth anniversary of the infamous music festival. That includes the long-awaited release of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s set from the event.
Legendary prog-rock band Yes turned 50 last year, and they celebrated the occasion with a massive tour. Now they’ve released a new double live album called “Yes 50 Live” that features 13 performances from the trek.
Underground Brooklyn music legends The Giraffes have returned with a new album called “Flower of the Cosmos.” The album serves as a turning point for the band. Last year, bassist Josh Taggart left the group and was replaced by Hannah Moorhead.
Guitarist Robben Ford and saxophonist Bill Evans teamed up to record a new album, “The Sun Room.” The duo, which has often worked together over the years, recruited drummer Keith Carlock and bassist James Genus to round out the record.
Back in 2016, longtime Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band bassist Garry Tallent struck out on his own with his first-ever solo album, “Break Time.” Now he’s keeping the momentum up with his second album, entitled “More Like Me.”
Volbeat has returned with their seventh album, called “Rewind, Replay, Rebound.” It’s the first studio release from the Danish rock band to feature their new lineup with Kaspar Boye Larsen on bass, who officially joined the group in 2016.