Sunday, August 14, 2016

 

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 released this week (and some related albums of note):


Aug 15
Chad & Jeremy ------ Distant Shores ► Folk-Pop >> 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
Scorpions ------ Tokyo Tapes ► Heavy Metal/Kraut Rock >> 1978
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 ► Hard Rock/Power Pop >> 1983
Dio ------ Sacred Heart ► Heavy Metal >> 1985
Michelle Shocked ------ Short, Sharp, Shocked ► Folk-Rock >> 1988
Glenn Frey ------ Soul Searchin' ► Pop-Rock >> 1988
The Rolling Stones ------ Singles Collection: The London Years ► Blues-Rock >> 1989
Southern Culture On The Skids ------ Dirt Track Date ► Rockabilly >> 1995
Garbage ------ Garbage ► Art Rock >> 1995
Blind Melon ------ Soup ► Alt. Rock >> 1995
Korn ------ Follow The Leader ► Post-Grunge/Nu Metal >> 1998
Blue October ------ Consent To Treatment ► Indie Rock/Post-Grunge >> 2000
Ringo Starr ------ Ringo Starr And Friends ► Pop-Rock >> 2006
Little Dragon ------ Little Dragon ► Trip Hop/Downtempo >> 2007
Sparks ------ The Seduction Of Ingmar Bergman ► Glam Rock >> 2009


Aug 16
The Rolling Stones ------ Gimme Shelter ► Blues-Rock >> 1971
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
Mayhem ------ Deathcrush ► Norwegian Black Metal >> 1987
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
Miles Davis ------ Kind Of Blue ► Improv Jazz >> 1959
The Band ------ Stage Fright ► Folk-Rock >> 1970
XTC ------ Drums And Wires ► New Wave Pop-Rock >> 1979
Rose Royce ------ Rose Royce IV: Rainbow Connection ► Disco/Funk >> 1979
W.A.S.P. ------ W.A.S.P. ► Glam Metal >> 1984
Tom Waits ------ Franks Wild Years ► Blues-Rock >> 1987
New Order ------ Substance 1987 ► New Wave Synth-Pop >> 1987
Cannibal Corpse ------ Eaten Back To Life ► Heavy Metal/Death Metal >> 1990
The Call ------ Red Moon ► New Wave Alt. Pop >> 1990
Manfred Mann's Earth Band ------ Plains Music ► British Rock >> 1991
Take That ------ Take That & Party ► Pop-Rock/Boyband >> 1992
Mariah Carey ------ Music Box ► Pop-Rock >> 1993
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/Britpop >> 1999
The Knack ------ Best Of The Knack ► Power Pop >> 1999
John Mellencamp ------ Rough Harvest ► Folk-Rock >> 1999
The Moody Blues ------ Strange Times ► Prog Rock >> 1999
Talking Heads ------ The Best Of The Talking Heads ► New Wave Art-Rock >> 2004
Boz Scaggs ------ Greatest Hits Live ► Pop-Rock >> 2004
Iron Maiden ------ The Final Frontier ► Heavy Metal >> 2010
David Gray ------ Founding ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2010
John Mellencamp ------ No Better Than This ► Roots Rock >> 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
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds ------ Kicking Against The Pricks ► Post-punk Alt Rock >> 1986
Debbie Gibson ------ Out Of The Blue ► Pop-Rock/Dance-Pop >> 1987
Aerosmith ------ Permanent Vacation ► Hard Rock >> 1987
Patty Smyth ------ Patty Smyth ► Pop-Rock >> 1992
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
Lynyrd Skynyrd ------ Greatest Hits [2008] ► Southern Rock >> 2008


Aug 19
The Beach Boys ------ The Best Of The Beach Boys, Vol. 3 ► Pop-Rock >> 1968
Carpenters ------ Close To You ► Soft Rock >> 1970
Harry 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 Manhattan Transfer ------ Coming Out ► Jazz-Pop >> 1976
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
Sneaker Pimps ------ Becoming X ► Electronic-Dance/Trip Hop >> 1996
Fleetwood Mac ------ The Dance ► Pop-Rock >> 1997
Alison Moyet ------ Hometime [UK] ► AA Pop-Rock >> 2002
Goo Goo Dolls ------ Greatest Hits Volume Two: ► Alt Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge >> 2008
Pure Bathing Culture ------ Moon Tides ► Dream Pop >> 2013


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
Spin Doctors ------ Pocket Full of Kryptonite ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1991
Luis Miguel ------ Nada Es Igual ► Latin Pop >> 1996
Boards Of Canada ------ Music Has The Right To Children ► Techno-Ambient >> 1998
Dark Tranquility ------ Damage Done ► Heavy Metal/Melodic Death Metal >> 2002
The Black Crowes ------ Live ► Southern Rock >> 2002
Black Sabbath ------ Past Lives ► Hard Rock >> 2002
Berlin ------ Voyeur ► L. A. Synth-Pop >> 2002
Tedeschi Trucks Band ------ Made Up Mind ► Blues-Rock >> 2013


Aug 21
Etta James ------ Tell Mama ► Soul >> 1968
The Nice ------ Nice ► Psychedelic Rock >> 1969
Black Rose ------ Black Rose ► Pop-Rock >> 1980
Chillliwack ------ Wanna Be A Star ► Hard Rock >> 1981
The Psychedelic Furs ------ Mirror Moves ► Post-Punk New Wave >> 1984
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
Jane's Addiction ------ Ritual De Lo Habitual ► Alt. Rock >> 1990
New Order ------ (the rest of) New Order ► Alt Pop-Rock >> 1995
Rainbow ------ Stranger To Us All ► Hard Rock >> 1995
Palace Music ------ Viva Last Blues ► Indie Rock/Country-Rock >> 1995
Oasis ------ Be Here Now ► Alt. Pop-Rock/Britpop >> 1997
Paul McCartney ------ Liverpool Sound Collage ► Electronica/Ambient >> 2000
John Waite ------ Figure In A Landscape ► Power Pop >> 2001
The Damned ------ Grave Disorder ► Goth Rock >> 2001
Slade ------ Slade Alive! - The Live Anthology ► Hard Rock >> 2006
Caribou ------ Andorra ► Dream Pop >> 2007
Lynyrd Skynyrd ------ Last Of A Dyin' Breed' ► Southern Rock >> 2012

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