Monday, August 22, 2011

 

Albums Released This Week (August 22 - 28)

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 22

Herbie Hancock ------ Man-Child ► Fusion >> 1975
Manfred Mann ------ Nightingales & Bombers ► Pop-Rock >> 1975
Dennis Wilson ------ Pacific Ocean Blue ► Pop-Rock >> 1977
Depeche Mode ------ Construction Time Again ► Synth-Pop >> 1983
L.A. Guns ------ Cocked & Loaded ► Heavy Metal >> 1989
Jefferson Airplane ------ Jefferson Airplane ► Arena Rock >> 1989
Portishead ------ Dummy ► Trip-Hop >> 1994
King Crimson ------ B'Boom: Official Bootleg - Live In Arentina ► Prog Rock >> 1995
The Gathering ------ Mandylion ► Alt Rock/Prog Metal >> 1995
Buju Banton ------ Unchained Spirit ► Dancehall Reggae >> 2000


Aug 23

Jimi Hendrix Experience ------ Are You Experienced? ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1967
Fleetwood Mac ------ Mr. Wonderful ► Blues-Rock >> 1968
Tygers Of Pang Yang ------ Wild Cat ► Heavy Metal >> 1980
Yazoo ------ Upstairs At Eric's ► Synth-Pop >> 1982
Ratt ------ Ratt [EP] ► Glam Metal >> 1983
Frank Zappa ------ Boulez Conducts Zappa: The Perfect Stranger ► Art Rock/Contemporary Orchestral >> 1984
Diana Ross ------ Eaten Alive ► Smooth Soul >> 1985
Various Artists ------ Now That's What I Call Music 7 ► Rock >> 1986
Bad Company ------ Dangerous Age ► Hard Rock >> 1988
Jane's Addiction ------ Nothing's Shocking ► Alt. Rock >> 1988
Jeff Buckley ------ Grace ► AA Pop-Rock >> 1994
Dinosaur Jr. ------ Without A Sound ► Alt. Rock >> 1994
Symphony X ------ The Damnation Game ► Heavy Metal/Prog Metal >> 1995
Gardenian ------ Soulburner ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1999


Aug 24

R.E.M. ------ Chronic Town [EP] ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1982
Rainbow ------ Bent Out Of Shape ► Hard Rock >> 1983
John (Cougar) Mellencamp ------ The Lonesome Jubilee ► Roots Rock >> 1987
Annihilator ------ Set The World On Fire ► Thrash Metal >> 1993
Shaggy ------ Midnite Lover ► Dancehall Reggae >> 1997
Moloko ------ I Am Not A Doctor ► Electronic/Dance >> 1998
Lou Bega ------ A Little Bit Of Mambo ► Latin Pop/Mambo >> 1999


Aug 25

Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston ------ Take Two ► Soul - Motown >> 1966
Grand Funk Railroad ------ On Time ► Hard Rock >> 1969
The Kinks ------ Everybody's In Show Biz ► British Rock >> 1972
Bruce Springsteen ------ Born To Run ► Album Rock >> 1975
The Replacements ------ Sorry Ma, Forgot To Take Out The Trash ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1981
The Time ------ What Time Is It? ► Funk >> 1982
Alice Cooper ------ Zipper Catches Skin ► Heavy Metal >> 1982
Hooters ------ One Way Home ► Pop-Rock >> 1987
Metallica ------ …And Justice For All ► Heavy Metal >> 1998
Danny O'Keefe ------ Redux ► Folk-Rock >> 1989
The Wallflowers ------ The Wallflowers ► Folk-Rock >> 1992
The Brian Jones Massacre ------ Methodrone ► Neo-Psychedelia >> 1995
Rammstein ------ Sehnsucht ► Industrial/Krautrock >> 1997
Nicole Wray ------ Make It Hot ► Urban Contemporary >> 1998
Guns N' Roses ------ Use Your Illusion II ► Hard Rock >> 1998


Aug 26

The Walker Brothers ------ Portrait ► Pop-Rock >> 1966
Diana Ross & The Supremes ------ Diana Ross & The Supremes Sing And Perform "Funny Girl" ► Soul >> 1968
The Supremes ------ Live At London's Talk Of The Town ► Soul - Motown >> 1968
Marvin Gaye ------ In The Groove ► Soul - Motown >> 1968
Grateful Dead ------ Dead Set ► Folk-Rock >> 1981
The Cure ------ The Head On The Door ► Post-Punk >> 1985
Blur ------ Leisure ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1991
Amy Grant ------ House Of Love ► Pop-Rock/Christian >> 1994
Oasis ------ Be Here Now ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1997
The Alkaholics ------ Likwidation ► West Coast Rap >> 1997
Creed ------ My Own Prison ► Alt Rock/Post-Grunge >> 1997
Peter Frampton ------ Now ► Arena Rock >> 2003
Warren Zevon ------ The Wind ► Pop-Rock >> 2003
Little Feat ------ Join The Band ► Southern Rock >> 2008


Aug 27

Stevie Wonder ------ I Was Made To Love Her ► Soul - Motown >> 1967
Donna Summer ------ Love To Love You Baby ► Disco >> 1975
Manfred Mann's Earth Band ------ The Roaring Silence ► Pop-Rock >> 1976
ZZ Top ------ Deguello ► Blues-Rock >> 1979
Alan Parsons Project ------ Eve ► Prog Rock >> 1979
The B-52's ------ Wild Planet ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1980
Billy Squier ------ Emotions In Motion ► Hard Rock >> 1982
Depeche Mode ------ Some Great Reward ► Synth-Pop >> 1984
Mica Paris ------ So Good ► Urban Contemporary >> 1988
Garth Brooks ------ No Fences ► Country-Pop >> 1990
Bad English ------ Backlash ► Arena Rock >> 1991
Jerry Garcia Band ------ Jerry Garcia Band ► Album Rock >> 1991
Pearl Jam ------ Ten ► Hard Rock >> 1991
A+ ------ Latch-Key Child ► Pop-Rap >> 1996
Pearl Jam ------ No Code ► Hard Rock >> 1996
Boston ------ Corporate America ► Arena Rock >> 2002
Coldplay ------ A Rush Of Blood To The Head ► Alt. Rock/Brit Pop >> 2002


Aug 28

Marvin Gaye ------ Let's Get It On ► Soul - Motown >> 1973
Mike Oldfield ------ Hergest Ridge ► Instrumental >> 1974
Devo ------ Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! ► Pop-Rock/Post-Punk New Wave >> 1978
The Moody Blues ------ The Present [UK] ► Prog Rock >> 1983
Stevie Wonder ------ The Woman In Red ► Pop-R&B >> 1984
The Beach Boys ------ Still Cruisin' ► Pop-Rock >> 1989
Mortification ------ Scrolls Of The Megilloth ► Heavy Metal/Christian Metal >> 1992
Morrissey ------ Southpaw Grammar ► Alt. Pop-Rock >> 1995
American Head Charge ------ The War Of Art ► Heavy Metal/Nu Metal >> 2001

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