Friday New Releases – August 30th

We are at the end of August and are getting ready for some huge releases that will be coming in September and October.  This week has a ton of releases, but none I am eager to run out and get although one everyone is talking about (but me – well I am talking about it, but I don’t really care).  My choices are limited and highlighted in Blue.  Let me know what you are interested in hearing or if I missed anything as that is known to happen…frequently.  Have a great week.

  • 81MUYOosNDL._SS500_.jpg  Sons of Apollo – Live With the Plovdiv Psychotic Symphony – (Inside Out Music).  Sons of Apollo are releasing a huge live album/DVD and I expect it will be awesome. How could it not with Jeff Scott Soto on vocals, Mike Portnoy on Drums, Billy Sheehan on Bass, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal on guitar and Derek Sherinian on keyboards.  Their debut was spectacular and this will be nothing short of that.  This will get played a lot!!

  • 71HrT-cjr+L._SS500_  Tool – Fear Inoculum – (Tool Dissectional/Voyage): Here is the album everyone is talking about.  It has been 13 years since their last album and I am not sure if anyone thought they would do another album.  This is going to be huge in the world of music.  So why do I not care one bit.  I have never found them to be anything special so maybe I am missing something. I will listen to see if this finally grabs me, but I am not expecting much as I liked nothing prior.  Can someone please tell me why they are so liked…seriously, let me know.

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Friday New Releases – November 4th

Happy Friday! Take a look at the list of new releases and see what floats your boat.  There are a few I am really excited and interested to hear, but one of those I don’t have much hope that it will be good (Bon Jovi).  The ones I will be attacking first are highlighted in Blue.

  • 61acgdxyfll-_ac_us160_  Bon Jovi – This House Is Not For Sale – (Island Records):  Bon Jovi’s track record over their last 3-4 albums has been piss poor.  A couple songs I have heard so far suck!!!, but some were decent.  Still doesn’t give me much hope that this will be any good. I will still listen off the extreme hope that one day they will find glory again.

  • cover170x170-35  Robbie Williams – The Heavy Entertainment Show – (Robert Williams/Farrell Music):  I am a huge Robbie Williams fan. I have never understood how he didn’t have much success stateside, but that is okay as I like him anyway.  Eagerly anticipating this release.  I am sure it will be great.  Read my post on the Top 20 Robbie Williams songs.  I wonder if any of these songs will force me to update that list???

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