Monday, August 15, 2011

 

Albums Released This Week (August 15 - 21)

Here's a sampling of the best music ever made! - great albums from the 60s, 70s and 80s rock and pop which were released this week (and some related albums of note):


Aug 15

Chad & Jeremy ------ Distant Shores ► Folk-Pop >> 1966
Jefferson Airplane ------ Jefferson Airplane Takes Off ► Psychedelic Rock (SFO) >> 1966
Fleetwood Mac ------ Pious Bird Of Good Omen ► Blues-Rock >> 1969
The Band ------ Rock Of Ages ► Folk-Rock >> 1972
Rod Stewart ------ Atlantic Crossing ► Folk-Rock >> 1975
Led Zeppelin ------ In Through The Out Door ► Hard Rock >> 1979
America ------ Alibi ► Folk-Rock >> 1980
The Kinks ------ Give The People What They Want ► British Rock >> 1981
The Pretenders ------ Pretenders II ► Post-Punk >> 1981
AC/DC ------ Flick Of The Switch ► Hard Rock >> 1983
Cheap Trick ------ Next Position Please ► Arena Rock >> 1983
Dio ------ Sacred Heart ► Heavy Metal >> 1985
Michelle Shocked ------ Short, Sharp, Shocked ► Folk-Rock >> 1988
Southern Culture On The Skids ------ Dirt Track Date ► Rockabilly >> 1995
Garbage ------ Garbage ► Art Rock >> 1995
Blue October ------ Consent To Treatment ► Indie Rock/Post-Grunge >> 2000


Aug 16

The Temptations ------ The Temptations Do The Temptations ► Soul - Motown >> 1976
Red Hot Chili Peppers ------ Freaky Styley ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 1985
Miami Sound Machine ------ Primitive Love ► Pop-Dance >> 1985
The Ethiopians ------ Dread Prophecy ► Rocksteady >> 1989
Red Hot Chili Peppers ------ Mother's Milk ► Alt. Funk-Rock >> 1989
ALL ------ Breaking Things ► Punk Rock/Pop-Punk >> 1993
Crosby, Stills & Nash ------ After The Storm ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Prince ------ Come ► Funk-Pop >> 1994
Barenaked Ladies ------ Maybe You Should Drive ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1994
Neil Young ------ Sleeps With Angels ► Folk-Rock >> 1994
Tricky ------ Juxtapose ► Electronic Trip-Hop >> 1999


Aug 17

The Band ------ Stage Fright ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
XTC ------ Drums And Wires ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
W.A.S.P. ------ W.A.S.P. ► Glam Metal >> 1984
Tom Waits ------ Franks Wild Years ► Blues-Rock >> 1987
New Order ------ Substance ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1987
Cannibal Corpse ------ Eaten Back To Life ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1990
Take That ------ Take That & Party ► Pop-Rock/Boyband >> 1992
Bad Brains ------ Rise ► Post-Punk/Hardcore >> 1993
Tina Arena ------ In Deep ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Front Line Assembly ------ Re-wind ► Industrial Rock >> 1998
Blur ------ The 10 Year Limited Edition Anniversary Box Set ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1999
The Moody Blues ------ Strange Times ► Prog Rock >> 1999
Iron Maiden ------ The Final Frontier ► Heavy Metal >> 2010


Aug 18

Burning Spear ------ Man In The Hills ► Roots Reggae >> 1976
The Who ------ Who Are You ► British Rock >> 1978
Yes ------ Drama ► Prog Rock >> 1980
Wall Of Voodoo ------ Dark Continent ► Post-Punk >> 1981
ABBA ------ ABBA Live ► Euro-Pop >> 1986
Debbie Gibson ------ Out Of The Blue ► Pop-Rock/Dance-Pop >> 1987
Aerosmith ------ Permanent Vacation ► Hard Rock >> 1987
Eric Clapton ------ Unplugged ► Blues-Rock >> 1992
Phranc ------ Goofyfoot ► Folk-Rock/Surf Rock >> 1995
At The Drive-In ------ Acrobatic Tenement ► Post-Hardcore >> 1996
At The Drive-In ------ In/Casino/Out ► Punk Rock >> 1998
Graham Coxon ------ The Sky Is Too High ► Indie Rock/Lo-Fi >> 1998


Aug 19

The Beach Boys ------ The Best Of The Beach Boys, Vol. 3 ► Pop-Rock >> 1968
The Carpenters ------ Close To You ► Soft Rock >> 1970
Nilsson ------ Pussy Cats ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young ------ So Far ► Folk-Rock >> 1974
Emerson, Lake & Palmer ------ Welcome Back My Friends To The Show That Never Ends ► Prog Rock >> 1974
The Doobie Brothers ------ Livin' On The Fault Line ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ Scarecrow ► Roots Rock >> 1985
Arthur Brown With Jimmy Carl Black ------ Brown, Black & Blue ► Blues-Rock >> 1991
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band ------ The Fire Inside ► Album Rock >> 1991
Sneaker Pimps ------ Becoming X ► Electronic-Dance/Trip Hop >> 1996
Fleetwood Mac ------ The Dance ► Pop-Rock >> 1997


Aug 20

Harmonia ------ Deluxe ► Krautrock/Kosmische Musik >> 1975
Kiss ------ Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 1 ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Kiss ------ Kiss Destroys Anaheim, Pt. 2 ► Hard Rock >> 1976
Bob Dylan ------ Slow Train Coming ► Folk-Rock >> 1979
Heart ------ Passionworks ► Album Rock >> 1983
Asia ------ Astra ► Prog Rock >> 1985
Queensrÿche ------ Empire ► Heavy Metal >> 1990
Black Sabbath ------ TYR ► Hard Rock >> 1990
Joan Jett & The Blackhearts ------ Notorious ► Hard Rock >> 1991
Luis Miguel ------ Nada Es Igual ► Latin Pop >> 1996
Boards Of Canada ------ Music Has The Right To Children ► Electronic/Techno-Ambient >> 1998


Aug 21

Etta James ------ Tell Mama ► Soul >> 1968
The Nice ------ Nice ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1969
Chillliwack ------ Wanna Be A Star ► Hard Rock >> 1981
Metallica ------ The $5.98 E.P.: Garage Days Re-Revisited ► Heavy Metal >> 1987
Various Artists ------ Dirty Dancing [Sndtrk] ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Jethro Tull ------ Rock Island ► Prog Rock >> 1989
Alice In Chains ------ Facelift ► Heavy Metal/Grunge Metal >> 1990
Prince ------ Graffiti Bridge ► Funk-Pop >> 1990
Rainbow ------ Stranger To Us All ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Palace Music ------ Viva Last Blues ► Indie Rock/Country-Rock >> 1995
Paul McCartney ------ Liverpool Sound Collage ► Electronica/Ambient >> 2000
The Damned ------ Grave Disorder ► Goth Rock >> 2001

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