Review: Sara Bareilles Shines On Honest & Rich ‘Amidst The Chaos’

It's been six long years since Sara Bareilles released her last pop album, The Blessed Unrest. After gracing the world with songs like "Brave" and "I Choose You," Sara took an unexpected turn into books and theater. In October 2015, Sara released a memoir, Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) In Song. She also…

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Review: Avril Lavigne Makes Triumphant Return With ‘Head Above Water,’ Her Best Album Yet

It's been over five years since Avril Lavigne released her eponymous fifth album, the longest gap between records in her career. But that time off was necessary, and far from a simple break. Early in 2015, Avril revealed she was battling Lyme Disease and had been bed-ridden for months. It took her years to recover,…

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Hear “Fire” From Sara Bareilles’s Upcoming Album, ‘Amidst The Chaos’

Two days ago, Sara Bareilles announced that her album, Amidst The Chaos, will come out on April 5th. Fans can pre-order the album now. In addition to an instant download of the record's first single, "Armor," fans also get a new song, "Fire." "Fire" starts with a cappella humming before launching into a rootsy, brutally…

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Sara Bareilles Announces New Album, ‘Amidst The Chaos’

It's been a long time coming, but finally the day has come: Sara Bareilles just announced her first studio album in six years! Titled Amidst The Chaos, the album will be available for pre-order this Friday. It comes out on April 5th! Check out the fierce album artwork below: https://www.instagram.com/p/Bt0xWsWgBTm/ Sara released "Armor" as the…

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P!nk Announces Album ‘Hurts 2B Human’ & Single “Walk Me Home”

Only a year and a half after releasing her Grammy-nominated album, Beautiful Trauma, P!nk is already ready to share her next album. During an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today, P!nk revealed that her new record, Hurts 2B Human, will be out this April. Its first single is a song called "Walk Me Home," due out…

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Avril Lavigne Stuns In Soulful New Single, “Tell Me It’s Over”

Following her comeback anthem, "Head Above Water," earlier this fall, Avril Lavigne is back with an all-new single ahead of her long-awaited 6th album. "Tell Me It's Over" pushes Avril into a soulful new direction. Over a jazzy, Motown-inspired track, Avril shows off the best vocals of her career thus far. The retro song starts…

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Avril Lavigne Reveals ‘Head Above Water’ Cover & Tracklist

Next Wednesday, fans will be able to order Avril Lavigne's long-awaited 6th album, Head Above Water. Preceded by the single of the same name, Head Above Water is due out in February 2019. Today, Avril finally shared the album cover and its full 12-song tracklist! In addition to "Head Above Water" and upcoming single "Tell…

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Review: Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness Captures Nostalgia With Vivid Storytelling On ‘Upside Down Flowers’

Today, just one year after releasing his second album, Zombies On Broadway, Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness dropped his impressive new album, Upside Down Flowers. This marks Andrew McMahon's third album under his Wilderness moniker. Although his previous bands, Something Corporate and Jack's Mannequin, each stopped after their third albums, with Upside Down Flowers, Andrew…

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Review: Muse Strikes Perfect Balance On Grand ‘Simulation Theory’

After a year and a half of singles and hype, today Muse released their 8th studio album, Simulation Theory. In an interview with Rolling Stone earlier this year, frontman Matt Bellamy stated that by releasing singles as they recorded them, he felt their album would be stronger in the long run. "I think it’ll be…

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Avril Lavigne’s New Album Will Come Out In February 2019

Avril Lavigne has finally announced when her new album is coming out: In February 2019, get ready to hear Head Above Water in full! Although Avril didn't specify the day, we now have an exact month to look forward to. Avril also confirmed rumors that the album is named after her lead single, "Head Above…

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Ellie Goulding Shares “Close To Me” & Talks New Album

It's been three long years since Ellie Goulding's last album, Delirium, graced our ears. She's released a handful of songs since then, but spent much of her time living life. Last year she began working on new music, and today fans get to hear the first new song from her upcoming album. "Close To Me"…

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Kelly Clarkson, Sara Bareilles, & More To Appear On ‘Greatest Showman – Reimagined’ Album

Since its release late last year, the musical film The Greatest Showman has received widespread success and numerous awards. Its soundtrack, too, has been a huge success, winning the Golden Globe for Best Original Song. Today, in a move similar to that of The Hamilton Mixtape two years ago, it was announced that this musical film's…

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Garbage Aiming To Release Next Album By Early 2020

Garbage is working on a new album. The followup to 2016's Strange Little Birds, the next record will be their 7th. The band has been writing and recording songs throughout the year, though they have a good excuse for the slow pace: 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of their sophomore album, Version 2.0. As such,…

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Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness Announces Album ‘Upside Down Flowers’

Five months ago, Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness dropped a new single, "Ohio." Two months ago, Andrew announced that the third Wilderness album was officially done. Today, all of us Andrew McMahon fans can finally celebrate, because the new album is only one month away: Upside Down Flowers will be out on November 16th! The new…

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Muse Announce New Album ‘Simulation Theory,’ Release “The Dark Side”

After more than a year of teasing and sharing new songs, today Muse finally announced their upcoming 8th studio album, Simulation Theory, will be out on November 9th! The standard edition of the album will feature 11 songs, including the previously released "Dig Down," "Thought Contagion," and "Something Human." It will also include "The Dark…

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Evanescence Announces ‘Synthesis Live’ Album & Concert Film

Last November, Evanescence made their long-awaited comeback by releasing a special album, Synthesis. The unique album reimagined the band's best-known songs in a more orchestral and electronic soundscape, highlighting their classical background. Since then, Evanescence has been touring in support of Synthesis to rave reviews. For all who've missed the band's latest tours - and for…

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Sara Bareilles Promises Singles This Fall From Upcoming Political Album

Just last week, Sara Bareilles teased a new song snippet from her upcoming album. She's been in the studio all summer, working on an album that will hopefully come out by the end of this year. But besides the occasional studio update and sneak peek into her studio life, Sara's been quiet about further details…

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See Muse’s ’80s-Inspired Video For New Single, “Something Human”

Last week, Muse teased fans with a live acoustic version of their newest single, "Something Human." Today, fans get to hear the song for real - and it comes with an action-packed, '80s-inspired music video! And this is only the start: The band promise a full album out this November. "Something Human" is one of…

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Review: Ghost Proves Undying Magnetism On ‘Prequelle’

Coming off of heightened success and a few tumultuous years, Ghost is back with a new album, Prequelle! After their 2015 LP Meliora, their Popestar EP in 2016, and a live album called Ceremony And Devotion last December, Tobias Forge has returned with a brand new lineup of sorts. Papa Emeritus is out as the leader, and Tobias…

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Review: Hoobastank Revisits Funk On Refreshing ‘Push Pull’

It's been six long years since Hoobastank released their last album, but finally they're back in action. The band began recording the new music in fall 2016, but a few returns to the studio to record additional tracks delayed its release. Produced by Matt Wallace, Push Pull is the long-awaited followup to Fight Or Flight, and…

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The Longshot Releases 3 More EPs & An Exclusive New Single

On April 20th, Billie Joe Armstrong's new band The Longshot released their debut album, Love Is For Losers. But if fans thought that was all they were getting, they had another surprise coming! The already-prolific band has just released an additional 12 songs in a mixture of singles and EPs. These songs were available on…

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Florence + The Machine Shares “Hunger” Ahead Of New Album, ‘High As Hope’

Last month, Florence + The Machine shared a new track, "Sky Full Of Song." Though it was originally just a Record Store Day single, it's now confirmed to appear on the band's just-announced fourth album, High As Hope. The album is due out June 29th, but fans also get to enjoy another new song today:…

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Review: Janelle Monáe Crafts Pop Masterpiece With ‘Dirty Computer’

It's been 5 long years since Janelle Monáe released her last album, 2013's The Electric Lady. But it's clear that her new record, Dirty Computer, was well worth the wait. From the dual lead singles we got in February through the very last track on the album, Janelle truly outdid herself. February brought a double-whammy…

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Avril Lavigne Will Finish Recording New Album In 2 Weeks

After three years of writing and recording, Avril Lavigne is finally about to wrap her long-awaited sixth studio album! With new music expected out in the next several months, we're getting new details about what songs we'll hear, what the sound will be, and what the promotion plan is. First things first: Avril is about…

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Review: Green Day Frontman Returns To Rollicking, Simple Fun With New Band The Longshot’s ‘Love Is For Losers’

Billie Joe Armstrong is best known as the frontman for Green Day, but he's always churned out extra music with his various side projects. He started playing with Pinhead Gunpowder in the early 1990s; he and his Green Day bandmates formed two side bands in the 2000s: The Network and Foxboro Hot Tubs. Billie Joe…

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Billie Joe Armstrong’s New Band The Longshot Shares Self-Titled Debut EP

Just last week, Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong began teasing music from his new side project, The Longshot. Today, the mysterious band released their self-titled debut EP! The Longshot includes three new songs: "Love Is For Losers," "Taxi Driver," and "Chasing A Ghost." Old-school Green Day fans will surely love the three songs. The music highlights…

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Ghost Unleashes “Rats,” First Single From Upcoming Album ‘Prequelle’

After weeks of teasing - not to mention introducing a new leader named Cardinal Copia - Ghost has finally announced their new album and released its lead single! The theatrical "Rats" is our first taste of Ghost's upcoming fourth album, Prequelle, due out on June 1st. The album includes 10 new songs, while the deluxe…

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Hoobastank Announces New Album, ‘Push Pull,’ Out May 25th

Six years after their last album, Hoobastank is finally back with album #6! Today, Hoobastank announced that their new record, Push Pull, will come out on May 25th via Napalm Records. Next Wednesday, fans will get their first taste of the new music with lead single "More Beautiful"; pre-orders will also go up at that…

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Garbage Announces ‘Version 2.0’ Reissue Coming This June

After celebrating the 20th anniversary of their self-titled debut in 2015, Garbage fans knew another celebration was in store for the band's sophomore record. Sure enough, last fall Garbage confirmed their commemorative plans. They already revealed some 20 Years Paranoid tour dates for Europe. Today, Garbage finally announced that the Version 2.0 reissue will be released on…

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