The Network Drops ‘Trans Am’ EP & Announces New Album

Just last month, the not-Green-Day-side-band The Network made their perfectly timed comeback. Now, after weeks of teasing, the conspiratorial band just released an EP and announced a full album to follow. Their new Trans Am EP includes four songs; on December 4th, we'll get more with their album Money Money 2020 Pt II: We Told…

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Lana Del Rey Announces Covers Album Ahead of Delayed ‘Chemtrails’

Most of us in the United States - and even people in other parts of the world - are pretty anxious about today's presidential election, including Lana Del Rey. But tonight, while keeping tabs on the close race, Lana decided to give fans an update on her upcoming new music. First and foremost: Her album…

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Get Ready for a New Ghost Album This Winter!

It's been over two years since Ghost's last album, Prequelle, graced our years, and one year since we got their impressively retro "Seven Inches Of Satanic Panic" double single. But Ghost fans don't have to wait long for new music! According to a new interview frontman Tobias Forge (that is, Papa Emeritus / Cardinal Copia)…

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Gwen Stefani is Writing for Her Next Solo Album

It's been over four years since Gwen Stefani released her last studio album, and she's kept busy with Christmasy and country projects in between. But now Gwen is ready to make another studio album. In a new interview she did for the current season of The Voice, she just revealed that she's currently writing new…

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Billie Joe Armstrong Announces ‘No Fun Mondays’ Cover Album

For most of this year, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong has been sharing covers as part of his No Fun Mondays series. It started in March with his version of "I Think We're Alone Now," and extended into September with his latest cover, "Whole Wide World." Today, Billie Joe has announced that we'll finally…

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Avril Lavigne Will Appear on Tommee Profitt’s New Christmas Album

It's been three years since we got a Christmas song from Avril Lavigne. Luckily, the 2020 holiday season will come with a festive new duet. Composer Tommee Profitt is about to release a holiday album, The Birth Of A King, and Avril will appear on one of the tracks! Out of the 17 songs, it's…

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Review: Alicia Keys Offers Best Album in a Decade with ‘ALICIA’

Exactly one year and one day ago, Alicia Keys gently kicked off the ALICIA album era. Though we didn't know it at the time, "Show Me Love" - her amorous collaboration with Miguel - ended up being the lead single, and the first of many on the long road to ALICIA. After the thumping "Time…

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Alicia Keys Confirms New Album Finally Out This Friday

We've spent most of 2020 eagerly awaiting Alicia Keys's new album, ALICIA. Though it was originally due in March, and then in May, it was ultimately left without a release date for the last several months. But not anymore! Alicia just announced that we'll finally get her album this Friday. Yes, we only have a…

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Review: Sara Bareilles Offers ‘More Love’ in ‘Little Voice’ Concept Album

Sara Bareilles has kept us all guessing a lot in the last decade, continuing to surprise us as she ventures into uncharted territory time and time again. She's expanded from pop music to writing books -- Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) In Song -- and composing music for musicals -- Waitress; see also…

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Sara Bareilles Teases New Album, ‘More Love’

We knew the day was coming soon, and now it's even closer! Sara Bareilles just teased a bit of her upcoming concept album of Little Voice songs. In case you haven't heard, Sara composed all the music for a new Apple TV+ series called Little Voice, which just had its season one finale on August…

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Tove Lo Uncovers Debut Acting Role in Film ‘The Emigrants’

Swedish pop star Tove Lo has made a name for herself in the music world. But after four albums, a slew of hits, and songwriting credits on several other well-known singles, Tove is branching out into acting. It's just been announced that she'll make her acting debut in the upcoming film, The Emigrants. Based on…

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Sara Bareilles Already Finished Recording New Concept Album!

Wow, that was fast! Just two weeks ago, Sara Bareilles revealed that she was recording her new concept album, using the songs that appear in her TV series, Little Voice. Now, in a new interview with Ashley C. Ford at TIME, Sara let slip that she's already done recording the album! It's currently in the…

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Shirley Manson Talks About “Poppier” New Garbage Album

Just last month, we were excited to learn Garbage was in the middle of mixing their upcoming 7th studio album. And though we still have several months left before we can hear the new music, frontwoman Shirley Manson has revealed some exciting new details in a couple of interviews today. She talked about when it…

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Sara Bareilles Reveals Plans to Record ‘Little Voice’ Concept Album

Today, Sara Bareilles's Apple TV+ series Little Voice premieres, launching with the first three episodes. It follows a young musician in New York City trying to make it in the music industry. In case you missed it, the series features the theme song, written and performed by Sara; her recording came out last month. (She'd…

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Smith & Burrows Reveal 2nd Album Title & New Songs

Last Tuesday, Smith & Burrows released "All The Best Moves" as the lead single from their upcoming 2nd album. Following Funny Looking Angels in 2011, it's been a long time coming! Now, we have some more exciting information, including the album's title and the names of two more songs. Tom Smith (best known as the frontman…

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Neon Trees Delay ‘I Can Feel You Forgetting Me’ to July

In just 10 days, Neon Trees were supposed to release their new album, I Can Feel You Forgetting Me. However, today the band announced their decision to delay its release to July 24th. They made this choice due the growing movements for effecting change. Rather than detract from the protests and the Black Lives Matter…

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Ellie Goulding Announces New Album, ‘Brightest Blue’

Last week, Ellie Goulding dropped her latest single, "Power," ahead of her upcoming 4th studio album. At the time she promised more album news soon, and now we finally have it! Ellie has just announced that her new album, Brightest Blue, will arrive on July 17th. It comes with two sides: Side A, titled Brightest…

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Lana Del Rey Announces ‘Chemtrails Over The Country Club’

Lana Del Rey is making news with some recent Instagram posts! In a lengthy text post last Thursday, and now in a new video post released this morning, Lana expressed her frustrations at how she's been treated within the music industry since she came on the scene with Born To Die. She also called for…

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Neon Trees Share “New Best Friend” & Announce New Album

Late last year, Neon Trees shared their new song, “Used To Like,” with the music video dropping in January. Now, despite possible pushbacks due to the current pandemic, Neon Trees is back with their second single, "New Best Friend," and the long-awaited album announcement! Next month, on June 26th, Neon Trees will release I Can…

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Kelly Clarkson Teases Mystery Duet & Next Single for Upcoming Album

Last month, just after releasing her stunning multi-language, multi-duets single "I Dare You," Kelly Clarkson confirmed that she's still hard at work on her next album. And the pandemic can't stop her: she's now recording from her home studio in Montana. The latest song she recorded? A new duet! And this mystery duet might be…

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Hayley Williams Takes Listener on Emotional Journey on ‘Petals For Armor’

Hayley Williams never intended to release a solo album. She formed Paramore as a teenager, and always wanted to write, record, and perform music as part of a band. So it was a shock when, on her birthday last December, Hayley announced she was releasing music under her own name. But as she revealed bits…

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Evanescence Announces New Album ‘The Bitter Truth’ & Lead Single!

It's been nine long years since Evanescence released their last studio album. Frontwoman Amy Lee released a couple of albums (Aftermath and Dream Too Much), and the band reimagined their back catalogue on Synthesis in 2017. But it's high time for an album of new material. Now, after a year of writing and recording, Evanescence…

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Hear BANKS’ Acoustic Version Of “Drowning,” Off Upcoming EP

It's only been eight months since BANKS released her last album, III. Following the singles “Gimme,” “Look What You’re Doing To Me,” and “Contaminated,” BANKS is now sharing some new music with us. This Friday, April 3rd, she will put out an EP called Live And Stripped. It'll feature acoustic versions of four songs, including three from III. But…

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Review: Vanessa Carlton Reaches Dreamy Balance On ‘Love Is An Art’

It was three full years ago when we first heard "Love Is An Art," the title track from Vanessa Carlton's newest album. But stretching back even farther than that live performance, another song on the album - "Patience" - was first previewed back in 2012. Indeed, Love Is An Art is the culmination of years…

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Review: The Weeknd Matures On Introspective ‘After Hours’

After the short 15-month gap between The Weeknd's Beauty Behind The Madness and Starboy, the wait between Starboy and After Hours - more than three years - has felt like a long time. Sure, we got his 6-track EP, My Dear Melancholy, to tide us over, but it's clear that The Weeknd wanted put more…

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Alicia Keys Delays ‘ALICIA’ Album Release To May 15

Alicia Keys was supposed to release her new album, ALICIA, today. Set to include her recent singles, “Underdog,” “Time Machine,” and “Show Me Love” featuring Miguel, it would be her first since 2016's Here. However, due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and advice for everyone to self-isolate, Alicia has announced that her new album will be delayed to…

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The Weeknd Drops “After Hours,” Title Track From Upcoming March Album

Last week, The Weeknd finally announced his upcoming album, After Hours. Today, we have the album's cover art, release date... and title track! Following his singles “Heartless” and “Blinding Lights,” fans can now hear "After Hours" ahead of the album's March 20, 2020 release date. Unlike the first two singles, "After Hours" takes some time to settle…

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The Weeknd Announces New Album, ‘After Hours’

We've been waiting for The Weeknd to finally release a new album, the followup to 2016's Starboy. Sure, we got his EP, My Dear Melancholy, in spring 2018, plus numerous collaborations, but where was that next album? At the end of 2019, The Weeknd suddenly dropped two new songs, driving up fans' hype. Now that…

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Review: Green Day’s ‘Father Of All…’ Is Fun But Underwhelming

Green Day has been my favorite band for the last 15 years. American Idiot ushered me in, and while I went back and enjoyed their earlier albums, I also found myself loving each album that has come out since then. Yes, even the trilogy, which was polarizing among fans and casual listeners alike. So when…

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The Story Continues With Hayley Williams’ “Leave It Alone Interlude”

Following “Simmer,” “Simmer Interlude,” and "Leave It Alone," Hayley Williams isn't ready to slow down yet. She just shared a new music video, this time for "Leave It Alone Interlude." Hayley is gearing up to release her first solo album, Petals For Armor, on May 8th. Picking up where "Leave It Alone" left off, in the new interlude…

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Evanescence Reveal More Details About Upcoming Album

Evanescence has spent the past year in and out of the studio, writing and demoing new music for their first album in almost a decade. After putting out their cover of Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain" - and sharing an apocalyptic new music video for it earlier this month - Evanescence is ready to reveal more…

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