Upcoming Rock Music Album Releases – 2015

January 1, 2015
Father John Misty, I Love You, Honeybear ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

January 29, 2015
Lower Dens, Escape from Evil ★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)

February 17, 2015
Angel Olsen, Burn Your Fire for No Witness ★★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)

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February 25, 2015
Noel Gallagher, High Flying Birds ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

March 3, 2015
of Montreal, Aureate Gloom ★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)

March 16, 2015
Mark Knopfler, Tracker ★★ (Review by Bob Poseur)

March 17, 2015
Tobias Jesso Jr., Goon ★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)

March 20, 2015
Courtney Barnett, Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit ★★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

March 24, 2015
Van Morrison, Duets: Reworking the Catalogue ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Freedom Tower – No Wave Dance Party 2015 ★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)

March 30, 2015
Circa Waves, Young Chasers

March 31, 2015
Ringo Starr, Postcards from Paradise ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Boz Scaggs, A Fool to Care ★★★★ (Review by Bob Poseur)
Death Cab for Cutie, Kintsugi ★★★ (Review by Fred Marion)
Male Gaze, Gale Maze ★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)

March 31, 2015
The Maine, American Candy
Sufjan Stevens, Carrie & Lowell ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

April 6, 2015
Say Lou Lou, Lucid Dreaming ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
The Wombats, Glitterbug
Turbowolf, Two Hands

April 7, 2015
Todd Rundgren, Global ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Brian Wilson, No Pier Pressure ★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Mac McCaughan, Non-Believer ★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)

April 10, 2015
Halestorm, Into the Wild Life

April 13, 2015
The Mountain Goats, Beat the Champ ★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)

April 14, 2015
Beth Hart, Better Than Home
Bop English, Constant Bop ★★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

April 14, 2015
Beth Hart, Better Than Home
Dance Gavin Dance, Instant Gratification
Local H, ‘Hey, Killer’ ★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)

April 21, 2015
They Might Be Giants, Glean ★★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)
Alabama Shakes, Sound and Color ★★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
10 Years, From Birth to Burial
Alesana, Confessions
Built to Spill, Untethered Moon ★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)
Joywave, How Do You Feel Now?
Passion Pit, Kindred ★★ (Review by Adam’s Here)
San Fermin, Jackrabbit
Wire, Wire

April 27, 2015
Blur, The Magic Whip ★★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Mew, +/- ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

May 4, 2015
Hop Along, Painted Shut ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Mumford & Sons, Wilder Mind ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Mikal Cronin, MCIII ★★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)
Giant Sand, Heartbreak Pass ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

May 5, 2015
Best Coast, California Nights ★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)
Van Hunt, The Fun Rises, The Fun Sets ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Live In Paris
Todd Rundgren, Lindstrøm & Emil Nikolaisen, Runddans
My Morning Jacket, The Waterfall ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Downtown Boys, Full Communism ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Rose Windows, Rose Windows ★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)

May 12, 2015
David Duchovny, Hell Or Highwater
The Tallest Man on Earth, Dark Bird Is Home ★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

May 18, 2015
Paul Weller, Saturn’s Pattern ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Brandon Flowers, The Desired Effect ★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Jamie Foxx, Hollywood

May 19, 2015
Faith No More, Sol Invictus ★★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Whitesnake, The Purple Album
Jeff Beck, Live+ ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Ceremony, The L-Shaped Man ★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)
Du Blonde, Welcome Back to Milk ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

May 25, 2015
The Vaccines, English Grafitti ★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

May 26, 2015
Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Multi-Love ★★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)

May 29, 2015
Florence and the Machine, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

June 1, 2015
Frank Zappa, Dance Me This

June 2, 2015
Sun Kil Moon, Universal Themes ★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)
Joanna Gruesome, Peanut Butter
Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, Django And Jimmy ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

June 5, 2015
Muse, Drones

June 9, 2015
FFS, FFS (Franz Ferdinand and Sparks) ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Of Monsters and Men, Beneath The Skin ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
The Rolling Stones, Sticky Fingers (Super Deluxe Box Set) ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

June 15, 2015
Everything Everything, Get To Heaven

June 16, 2015
Neil Young, The Monsanto Years ★★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
James Taylor, Before This World

June 19, 2015
Cricketbows, Diamonds ★★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)

June 22, 2015
Bill Wyman, Back to Basics ★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

June 23, 2015
Wolf Alice, My Love Is Cool ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Linden, Rest and Be Thankful ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Richard Thompson, Still ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Desaparecidos, Payola ★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Breaking Benjamin, Dark Before Dawn
High on Fire, Luminiferous (To be reviewed by Jordan Posner)
Bully, Feels Like ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

June 28, 2015
Wavves & Cloud Nothings, No Life For Me ★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)

June 30, 2015
Pete Townshend, Truancy: The Very Best of Pete Townshend ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Mutoid Man, Bleeder ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

July 10, 2015
Rachel Sermanni, Tied to the Moon ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Owl City, Mobile Orchestra
Veruca Salt, Ghost Notes ★★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)
Various artists, Nina Revisited: A Tribute To Nina Simone ★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

July 15, 2015
Wilco, Star Wars ★★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

July 17, 2015
Tame Impala, Currents ★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)
Iron & Wine and Ben Bridwell, Sing Into My Mouth ★★★ (Reviewed by Jordan Posner)
Jason Isbell, Something More Than Free ★★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)

July 24, 2015
Warren Haynes, Ashes and Dust ★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

July 28, 2015
Titus Andronicus, The Most Lamentable Tragedy ★★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)

July 31, 2015
Corrosion of Conformity, Greatest Hits Vol.1
Albert Hammond Jr., Momentary Masters ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Buddy Guy, Born To Play Guitar ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

August 7, 2015
Health, Death Magic ★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)
Salim Nourallah, Skeleton Closet ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

August 14, 2015
Palehound, Dry Food ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Blossom ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Grace Potter, Midnight

August 21, 2015
The Sword, High Country ★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)
Royal Headache, High ★★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
The Fratellis, Eyes Wide, Tongue Tied ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Rob Thomas, The Great Unknown

August 28, 2015
Yo La Tengo, Stuff Like That There ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Destroyer, Poison Season ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Beach House, Depression Cherry ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

September 1, 2015
Brittany Howard, Thunderbitch ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

September 4, 2015
The Arcs, Yours, Dreamily ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Hollywood Vampires, Hollywood Vampires ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
John Mayall, Find a Way to Care ★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Iron Maiden, The Book Of Souls
The Libertines, Anthems For Doomed Youth ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

September 11, 2015
Ben Folds, So There ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Gary Clark Jr., The Story of Sonny Boy Slim ★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Beirut, No No No
Slayer, Repentless

September 18, 2015
Keith Richards, Crosseyed Heart ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
David Gilmour, Rattle that Lock ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Chris Cornell, Higher Truth ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Duran Duran, Paper Gods

September 25, 2015
Kurt Vile, b’lieve i’m goin (deep) down… ★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)
Don Henley, Cass County ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
The Dead Weather, Dodge and Burn ★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)
Wand, 1,000 Days ★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)
SEXWITCH ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

October 2, 2015
Avicii, Stories
Bryan Adams, Get Up!
Born Ruffians, Ruff ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Clutch, Psychic Warfare ★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)
Collective Soul, See What You Started by Continuing
John Grant, Grey Tickles, Black Pressure
Sevendust, Kill the Flaw
The Sheepdogs, Future Nostalgia ★★ (Reviewed by Rich Karfilis)
Squeeze, Cradle to The Grave (To be reviewed by Rich Karfilis)

October 9, 2015
Dilly Dally, Sore ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)
Zombies, Still Got That Hunger (Review by Rich Karfilis) ★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
City and Colour, If I Should Go Before You

October 16, 2015
Deerhunter, Fading Frontier
Ugly Kid Joe, Uglier Than They Used ta Be

October 23, 2015
FUZZ, II ★★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)
Motel Beds, Mind Glitter ★★★★ (Review by Christopher Tahy)
Dave Gahan and Soulsavers, Angels & Ghosts ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
VHÖL, Deeper Than Sky ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

October 25, 2015
Graveyard, Innocence & Decadence

October 30, 2015
Car Seat Headrest, Teens of Style ★★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)
Peter Case, HWY 62 ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
G. Love & Special Sauce, Love Saves The Day ★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)
Def Leppard, Def Leppard
The Neighbourhood, Wiped Out!
Beach Slang, The Things We Do To Find People Who Feel Like Us ★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)

November 6, 2015
Grimes, Art Angels ★★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

November 13, 2015
Jeff Lynne’s ELO, Alone in the Universe (To be reviewed by Rich Karfilis)
Kurt Cobain, Montage of Heck: The Home Recordings

November 17, 2015
The Yawpers, American Man ★★★ (Review by Captain Quirk)

2014 Reviews

August 19, 2014
Benjamin Booker, Benjamin Booker ★★★★★ (Review by Rich Karfilis)

August 26, 2014
New Pornographers, Brill Bruisers ★★★★ (Review by Jordan Posner)

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