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  • Keith Richards to release expanded solo reissue of 'Talk is Cheap' in March

    Keith Richards to release expanded solo reissue of 'Talk is Cheap' in March

    Keith Richards will treat fans to an expanded reissue from his solo archives this spring. The Rolling Stones guitarist will reissue a deluxe edition of his 1988 debut solo album Talk is Cheap on March 22 via BMG Ultimate Classic Rock reports on Jan. 15 that along with a remastered edition of the...
  • Lo Thraxx releases first full length album 'Poundcloud'

    Lo Thraxx releases first full length album 'Poundcloud'

    Hailing from Austin by way of Arkansas, Lo Thraxx is an up and coming artist carving out his own place in hip-hop. Dropping his first full length album titled Poundcloud, each track is far from amateur with his booming bass lines and smooth articulation. A standout track from the album has to be...
  • Watch: Prince's 'Mary Don't You Weep' video makes powerful statement about gun violence

    Watch: Prince's 'Mary Don't You Weep' video makes powerful statement about gun violence

    The Prince estate and Warner Bros. Records have made an emotionally impactful statement about gun violence in the music video for Prince's "Mary Don't You Weep," which is the first official Prince video since his untimely death in 2016. Prince's version of the African-American spiritual song "Mary...
  • BTS announces 'Love Yourself: Answer' tracklist

    BTS announces 'Love Yourself: Answer' tracklist

    The songs on BTS's repackaged album Love Yourself: Answer have now been revealed. The album is set for release on Aug. 24, the day before BTS's Love Yourself world tour kicks off in the group's hometown of Seoul. The website Soompi reported that the album has 25 tracks, including previously released...
  • The Kinks to release 'Village Green Preservation Society' box set

    The Kinks to release 'Village Green Preservation Society' box set

    The Kinks are celebrating the 50th anniversary of their 1968 album The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society by re-issuing the album in several different formats on Oct. 26. The reissue includes the previously unreleased track "Time Song," which will be released as a limited-edition...
  • Josh Groban releases tracklist for September album 'Bridges'

    Josh Groban releases tracklist for September album 'Bridges'

    Fans of singer Josh Groban have a few impressive duets to look forward to on new album Bridges. The singer released the tracklist for the upcoming album on Monday, which includes duets with the renowned Andrea Bocelli, Sarah McLachlan, and country band Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles. The album will...
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    5 comedy albums of the summer you don’t want to miss

    The time to say goodbye to longer days and warmer weather might be inching closer, but we still have plenty of reasons to smile. This season continues to conjure up big laughs in the form of some not-to-be-missed comedy albums - a few of which happen to be coming out this month. Funny and fabulous...
  • Cher announces tracklist, release date for her ABBA covers album 'Dancing Queen'

    Cher announces tracklist, release date for her ABBA covers album 'Dancing Queen'

    Grammy-winning singer Cher has announced that Dancing Queen, her album of ABBA cover songs, will be released Sept. 28 on Warner Bros. Records. The 10-track collection includes Cher's renditions of most of ABBA's greatest hits, including "Dancing Queen," "Mamma Mia," "SOS," "Fernando" and "Winner...
  • BTS inspires Converse x BT21 collection; 'Face Yourself' CD gets U.S. release date

    BTS inspires Converse x BT21 collection; 'Face Yourself' CD gets U.S. release date

    July 27 is the release date for two major BTS projects: The debut of the first Converse x BT21 collection in parts of Asia and the CD release of the Japanese-language album Face Yourself in the United States. BT21 consists of eight characters created by BTS and Line Friends. South Korea, China and...
  • Sheryl Crow details what will be her final full album release in 2019

    Sheryl Crow details what will be her final full album release in 2019

    Over the past few weeks, Sheryl Crow has shared a bill with Robert Plant, performed at the U.K.’s Isle of Wight Festival and debuted a brand new single with contributions from St. Vincent. Crow continued her summer campaign last week when spoke about her upcoming album plans with WFPK Radio DJ Kyle...
  • The Band's 'Music From Big Pink' gets 50th anniversary remixed and expanded reissues

    The Band's 'Music From Big Pink' gets 50th anniversary remixed and expanded reissues

    The Band's 1968 debut album, Music From Big Pink, is getting a massive 50th-anniversary reissue collection to be released by Capitol Records/Universal Music Enterprises on Aug. 31. The collection will be available in these formats: a super-deluxe CD/Blu-ray/2-LP/7-inch vinyl box set with a hardbound...
  • The Doors to reissue 50th anniversary deluxe edition of 'Waiting for the Sun' album with unreleased tracks

    The Doors to reissue 50th anniversary deluxe edition of 'Waiting for the Sun' album with unreleased tracks

    Rhino Records has announced that Sept. 14 is the release date for the Doors' newly remastered reissue album Waiting for the Sun: 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition, which will be available in multiple formats, including digital, streaming, a two-CD set and as one vinyl LP. The 50th-anniversary reissue...
  • Kanye West reveals tracklisting for Nas' 11th studio album

    Kanye West reveals tracklisting for Nas' 11th studio album

    Nas' 11th studio album (which is due out on June 15) has been shrouded in secrecy, but Kanye West, who produced the album, took to Twitter to reveal the names of the songs on the album. The songs are “Everything,” “Bonjour,” “Not For Radio,” “Adam & Eve,” “Simple Things,” “Cops” and “I Can...
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    Interview: Mappe Of (Tom Meikle) reveals the origins of 'A Northern Star, A Perfect Stone'

    Whitby, Ontario’s Tom Meikle is a new indie alt-folk artist who performs under the band name Mappe Of, and creator of one of the strongest debuts of the past year. A Northern Star, A Perfect Stone, which arrived in July on Paper Bag Records, is the kind of album you can lose yourself in, especially...
  • 10 best metal albums of 2017

    10 best metal albums of 2017

    It's the final few days of 2017, and looking back on the overall music scene, a multitude of bands came forth with some engaging material. For those that wanna bang their heads, these past 12 months caused them to buy several neck braces with wall to wall talent. With a boatload of records released...
  • Best funk and soul albums of 2017

    Best funk and soul albums of 2017

    When you go through the radio dial in your car, you probably don't come across a lot of funk and soul. It's unfortunate that funk and soul don't get more mainstream attention because both kinds of music have a way of getting listeners in a good mood. If funk and soul are part of your musical...
  • 10 best electronic albums of 2017

    10 best electronic albums of 2017

    In only a couple of weeks people will say goodbye to 2017, but before that happens there is still some time to look at the great tunes that have captivated music lovers this year. Electronic music fans had an earful when it came to music that either made them dance all night or got them through a...
  • 10 best pop albums of 2017

    10 best pop albums of 2017

    2017 saw dozens of big names release new albums with the female heavyweights commanding the later part of the year. From Miley Cyrus returning to her roots to Kelly Clarkson releasing her first album under a new label, the year was filled with hit after hit. With another year coming to a close, AXS...
  • 10 best rock albums of 2017

    10 best rock albums of 2017

    2017 is coming to a close, which means that it's time to look back on all of the great music that graced our ears. When it comes to rock, this year saw an immense display of bands delivering some phenomenal releases week after week. AXS dug through the massive pile of music to bring you our picks...
  • Best Americana albums of 2017

    Best Americana albums of 2017

    As we began the task of weeding down the two dozen or so excellent possibilities to our ten favorite Americana albums of 2017, a couple of themes emerged. The first was that the protest album, a staple of the '60s folk revival, is enjoying new life in Americana music. Many of the artists represented...
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