Friday New Releases – May 7, 2021

I can’t believe we are already in to May. Time is flying by. This week this is a lot and there isn’t. There is a lot as in I do have over 35 releases for you today, but there isn’t a lot as their are only a handful I am interested in hearing. I will mark those in Blue. Let me know what you want to hear or what I may have missed as I am sure there is something that came out that I don’t have on the list and people need to know. Thanks for stopping by and I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!!

  • 81nvDrWhjkL._SS500_.jpg  Weezer – Van Weezer – (Crush/Atlantic): I am not a Weezer fan by any stretch of the imagination, but when you name you album “Van Weezer” and this supposed to be your so called metal album I guess, that makes me interested. I am giving this a try strictly out of curiosity.
  • 71VY-vuhmIL._SX522_  Nancy Wilson – You and Me – (Carry On Music): I am excited to hear Nancy Wilson’s new solo album. Although this ain’t Heart, it is cool she finally is releasing her first solo album. Their are 8 original tracks and four covers and some great guests including Sammy Hagar, Duff McKagan and Taylor Hawkins. We also get a song that is a tribute to Eddie Van Halen called “4 Edward”. I’m expected a good time to be had by all.
  • 719AjCf0i6L._SS500_  Staind – Live: It’s Been Awhile – (Yap’em / Alchemy / BMG): Staind is back together after a very long absence. Now their first album back as a band is a live album from their most recent set of live shows. Hopefully we will get an album soon enough, but for now, I am anxious to hear how they still sound. is the magic still there? We will see…
  • 91JJ2784QTL._SS500_  The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – When God Was Great – (Hellcat): Honestly, I did not know these guys were still going strong. I always loved the horns in their music as to me it separated them from a lot of other bands. I will give this one a spin to see what is still left in their tank.
  • 81rYAT1eE6L._SS500_  Diamante – American Dream – (Anti-Heroine): I don’t know anything about Diamante, but I loved this video and the young lady can sing. She rocks out with the best of them and now I want to hear this.

And then you have all the rest….

  • 81nO0CTbfWS._SX522_  Bebe Rexha – Better Mistakes – (Warner Bros)
  • 811W-kMO6hL._SX522_  Robin McAuley – Standing on the Edge – (Frontiers Records)
  • 81hVsclq92L._SS500_  Mark Spiro – Traveling Cowboys – (Frontiers Records)
  • 71nI7Nb6nhL._SX522_  Sonic Haven – Vagabond – (Frontiers Records)
  • 816l4tlcXOL._SX522_  False Memories – The Last Night of Fall – (Frontiers Records)
  • 81FvBEMZcHL._SX522_  Save the World – Two – (Frontiers Records)
  • 71BS2Z8EZ9L._SS500_  Saliva – Every Twenty Years E.P. – (Megaforce Records)
  • 81TTK8n0t7L._SX522_  Artillery – X – (Metal Blade)
  • 71MlP3hoy+L._SX522_  Ad Nauseam – Imperative Imperceptable Impulse – (Avantgarde Music)
  • 710Ra3hpW7L._SX522_  Cvlt Ov the Svn – We Are the Dragon – (Napalm Records)
  • 71VHJoRMZIS._SX522_  Cain – Rise Up – (Provident Music Group)
  • 71cQjFE3tML._SX522_  Ashe – Ashlyn – (Mom+Pop)
  • 71qe1Mu8cvL._SX522_  Van Morrison – Latest Record Project Volume 1 – (BMG Rights)
  • 618vRCXBghL._SX522_  New Order – Education Entertainment Recreation (Live) – (Rhino/Warner)
  • 91tXtckzbDL._SX522_  Amy Winehouse – At the BBC – (Island Records / Universal)
  • A1h0T1OLNKL._SS500_  Aly & AJ – a touch of the beat gets you up on your feet gets out and then into the sun – (Aly & AJ Music)
  • 818m43yjbiL._SX522_  Iron & Wine – Archive Series Volume No. 5: Tallahassee Recordings – (Sub Pop Records)
  • 61o+ON-WMoL._AC_SX960_SY720_  Sumo Cyco – Initiation – (Napalm Records)
  • 81X6Ls-SYRL._SS500_  Squid – Bright Green Fields – (Warp Records)
  • 81wLfpdkN0L._SX522_  Cold Moon – What’s the Rush – (Pure Noise Records)
  • 91lHixhL58L._SX522_  Iration – Coastin’ Dub – (Iration LLC)
  • 71RCbm-ja4L._SX522_  Judy Collins – White Bird: Anthology of Favorites – (Cleopatra)
  • 71rDdLHLr-L._SX522_  Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & John Randal – The Marfa Tapes – (Vanner Records / Sony)
  • 810JS2FbwVL._SS500_  Travis Tritt – Set in Stone – (Big Noise Music Group)
  • 91VEkEoqCdL._SX522_  The Texas Tenors – Outside the Lines – (The Texas Tenors)
  • 71EqQ378heL._SX522_  Iceage – Seek Shelter – (Mexican Summer LLC)
  • 71b4ZxdEzTL._SS500_  Charlie Marie – Ramble On – (Charlie Marie / Soundly Music)
  • 71DnXr4GpqL._SX522_  Tony Joe White – Smoke From the Chimney – (Easy Eye Sound)
  • 81EPPFTbWUL._SS500_  Michael Ball – We Are More Than One – (Decca Records / Universal)
  • download-9  Toosii – Thank You For Believing – (South Coast Music / UMG)
  • download-8  Sufjan Stevens – Convocations – (Asthmatic Kitty Records) – Released yesterday May 6th – first in 7 volume set.

56 thoughts on “Friday New Releases – May 7, 2021

    1. Lockdowns=bureaucratic overreach.
      Facebook=vanity security risk garbage.
      Spousal Support=fucking bullshit.
      Pretty much everything else=fucking sucks, life isn’t worth living.

      How’s that for a summary?

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        1. I know he has a reputation of being a right cantankerous bastard and I dare say he might be the kinda guy that you view differently if you know him.

          I mind reading an interview with him a few years ago (talking about whichever album he had released) and he came across as a right moody bastard… but this whole Covid episode has been pretty incredible… he’s at war with pretty much everything.

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          1. Yeah, the way Ted describes him in the book sums that up. He would try not to interrupt when he was in the flow because things would get a little off kilter if he did. It was a fine line he had to walk working with him.

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  1. Aly and Aj, wow! I know they’ve been doing stuff recently in the last few years, but I’m afraid to check it out because I don’t want the new stuff to ruin my memories I have of them from their old Disney Channel stuff.

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  2. Wait, did you just type Staind and magic in the same sentence? Oooft.

    Loads here this week, huh? I’ll likely be exploring Van Weezer, Nancy Wilson, Iron & Wine, Marfa Tapes, Sufjan Stevens, and Tony Joe White! If I find the time!

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  3. Tons of interesting ones…Amy, Ashe, Van the Man, Van Weezer, Saliva, Robin is a must and where did u find Diamante? They sound great…Whatever happened to Staind? They sound tired or maybe it’s just me.

    Good luck with that Laine chat tonight!

    Don’t think u saw this one coming but I’m listening to Reo and Wheels are turnin….what a flashback. And started on Confession. Digging it so far, only on page 38 now..got why it may turn some away from reading it.

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    1. Diamante, just saw hers on line and added. I saw the video and liked it. Staind are much older. Aaron broke from the band and went Country with a lot of success.

      Thanks on Laine!! It should be fun.

      Cool and REO and Confess. It is a tough read at times, but overall it was a good educational read on what he went through.

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