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CMJ: Most Anticipated Releases of 2013

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs (pictured) are among the bands whose albums CMJ has singled out as worth looking forward to this year. Check out the article, and leave us a comment below if you disagree or feel they’ve left something out.

 



Most Anticipated Releases of 2012

 

by Dan Jackson, Lisa Hresko, and Christine Werthman at CMJ

 

2013 is already shaping up to be a pretty strange year for music.

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Black Sabbath’s New Album Set for June Release

Heavy metal titans ready first new studio album in 35 years

 

By Alex Baker

 

Black Sabbath announced today that they will be releasing their new album, 13, in June of this year. The upcoming album will be the first new studio release by the band since 1978′s Never Say Die!

 

The current lineup for the Sabs consists of founding members Ozzy Osborne (vocals), Tomy Iommi (guitar) and Geezer Butlet (bass). Founding drummer Read More

Marshall Crenshaw’s the Incredible Simulators at BB King’s – Friday, January 4th, 2013 – Rock NYC Review

Marshall Crenshaw revisits his Beatlemania days and Rock NYC’s Iman Lababedi brings us this review

 

By Iman Lababedi

 

In 1978, Marshall Crenshaw played John Lennon to Glen Burtnik‘s Paul McCartney in the touring company of Beatlemania, 35 years later the two men were revisiting those days as the Incredible Simulators at BB King’s. And before you go on about how the last thing the world needs is another Read More

My Bloody Valentine Ready New Album

Reclusive English “shoegazers” My Bloody Valentine prepare to step out from the shadows

 

By Alex Baker

 

In the late Eighties and early Nineties, My Bloody Valentine were at the forefront of the English “shoegaze” scene that also included such bands as Ride, Lush, Slowdive, and pre-Britpop Blur.

 

The term “shoegaze” itself was coined to describe the way… Read More