“18,” Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp – July 15

“Body Machine,” Priest – July 15

“Hotel Kalifornia,” Hollywood Undead – Aug. 12

“Heartmind,” Cass McCombs – Aug. 19

“Forgotten Toys,” David Paich – Aug. 19

“Life After Death,” TobyMac – Aug. 19

“Heroes,” The Midnight – Sept. 9

“Electronic Generations,” Carl Cox – Sept. 16

“Rolling Golden Holy,” Bonny Light Horseman – Oct. 7

“Born Demon,” Sahg – Oct. 21

“Rad Wings of Destiny,” Ugly Kid Joe – Oct. 21

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“Superior Quality Recordings 2003-2010,” The Bluetones – Aug. 12

“The Albums 1975-1985,” The New Seekers – Aug. 12


“Alone Together,” Dave Mason – Aug. 12

“Killer (50th Anniversary Edition),” Alice Cooper – Aug. 19

“Once Bitten: The CBS Collection,” Ian Hunter – Aug. 19

 JUST RELEASED  (surprise releases + more)

“New Mythology,” Nick Mulvey (Mercury Prize-nominated artist’s first album in five years; producer: Renaud Letang; Hear here; Verve Forecast)

“Songs from The Hard Shoulder,” The Tangent (new single: “The Changes”; Hear here; InsideOutMusic)

“Harmless Fun,” Belot (five-song EP; Hear here; Neon Gold)

“The Night Sky,” Eighty Ninety (Hear here; Eighty Ninety)

 NEW SONGS  (click on title to stream)

There’s a Moon On, Pixies |
Nevermore, Lamb of God |
This and That Pt. 2, Journee Belle feat. Lakeyah |
Stuck in the Middle, Greentea Peng |
Rise, The Rasmus |
Betty (Get Money), Yung Gravy |
Hollywood, 12AM |
Fences, Taylor Alexander
Seasonal Depression, Twin XL |
Lately I’ve Been Hoping, Kadeema |
Doors, Sabrina Song |
R A B O N A, Matveï |
Finesse, Pheelz |
Us, Tommy Ice
Vacant, ACER |
On My Own, Jamie Fine |
On Your Side, Anjalts
What I Love About You, Ha’angana and The Cliftones |
Let It All Lay Bare, Scott Clay | See here
Timba, Ricky Lake


Richard Sherman (94)
Mimi Coertse (90)
Roy Harper (81)
Bun E. Carlos (71)
Junior Brown (70)
Rocky Burnette (69)
Meredith Brooks (64)
John Linnell (63)
Grandmaster Dee (60)
Bardi Martin [Candlebox] (53)
Kenny Wayne Shepherd (45)
Robyn (43)
John Gourley [Portgual. The Man] (41)
Chris Young (37)

Getting caught up …

June 11 Birthdays: Joey Dee (82), Frank Beard (73), Graham Russell (72), Donnie Van Zant (70), Johnny Neel (68), Gioia Bruno [Exposé] (59), Dan Lavery [Tonic] (56), Bruce Robison (56), Smilin’ Jay McDowell (53), Tai Anderson [Third Day] (46)


June 12:

Jon Hiseman (1944-2018)

Carl Gardner (1928-2011)

Jimmy Dorsey (1904-1957)

June 11:

Ron Moody (1924-2015)

Ornette Coleman (1930-2015)

Jim Ed Brown (1934-2015)

Seth Putnam (1968-2011)


“Whether yellow, black or white
Each and every man’s the same inside”


“Mariah Carey,” Mariah Carey (her debut album spent 11 weeks atop the Billboard chart, with her first four singles – “Vision of Love,” “Love Takes Time,” “Someday” and “I Don’t Wanna Cry” – all reaching No. 1 on the Hot 100, the first act since The Jackson 5 to achieve that feat; producers: Walter Afanasieff, Carey, Rhett Lawrence, Ben Margulies, Ric Wake, Narada Michael Walden; Columbia)


“Bigger and Deffer,” LL Cool J (his second album, featuring “I’m Bad” and the rap ballad “I Need Love”; the album peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard and sold more than 2 million copies in the U.S.; producers: LL Cool J, L.A. Posse; Def Jam / Columbia)


Al Cooley (Nashville A&R veteran)

Baxter Black (American cowboy poet)


> Toby Keith Announces He’s Been Fighting Stomach Cancer | CNN

> Billie Eilish Forced To Pause London Concert After Fans Suffer In Heat | Deadline

> 18 Albums That Defined The Last Decade | BuzzFeed

> Roddy Ricch Arrested on Gun Charges, Misses Gov Ball Set | Rolling Stone

 TOUR NEWS  (see more Tour Dates)

> Morrissey Announces Full 2022 UK Tour | NME

> Mike Campbell to Play Fall Concert Dates With The Who | Ultimate Classic Rock

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