Upcoming: New releases (CD/DVD) April 2018 – June 2018

Compiled by Jason Ritchie

RITCHIE BLACKMORE'S RAINBOW - Memories In Rock II

April

2nd
MARILLION ‘All One Tonight’ (DVD)

6th
THE AMORETTES ‘Born To Break’ Steamhammer/SPV
BLACK RAINBOWS ‘Pandaemonium’
BLACKBERRY SMOKE ‘Find A Light’ Earache Records
CALIBAN ‘Ich Blute Für Dich’ Century Media
CHICAGO ‘VI Decades Live’ (4CD/DVD) Rhino Records
DANGEROUS CURVES ‘So Dirty Right’
THE DEAD DAISIES ‘Burn It Down’ Spitfire/SPV
EELS ‘The Deconstruction’
KAMELOT ‘The Shadow Theory’ Napalm Records
MANIC STREET PREACHERS ‘Resistance Is Futile’
METALLICA ‘Rarities’ (3CD) Laser Media
RITCHIE BLACKMORE’S RAINBOW ‘Memories in Rock II’ Minstrel Hall/Soulfood
THE ROCKET DOLLS
STONEFACE (inc. members of MOTHERLODE & HOUSE OF SHAKIRA)
Thirty Seconds To Mars ‘America’ Interscope Records
THE UGLY GUYS ‘Senior Moments’ Angel Air

13th
BLACK ROSE ‘A Light in the Dark’ Sliptrick Records
BONFIRE ‘Temple Of Lies’ AFM Records
CREMATORY ‘Oblivion’ SPV/Steamhammer
THE DAMNED ‘Evil Spirits’ Search & Destroy Music
KILLER DWARFS ‘Live, No Guff’ EMP
METALLICA ‘The $5.98 EP – Garage Days Re-Revisited’ (re-mastered/re-issue)
TOM PETTY ‘On The Box’ Zip City
JOHN PRINE ‘The Tree Of Forgiveness’
Derek Smalls (SPINAL TAP) ‘Smalls Change’ Twanky Records
SKINDRED ‘Big Things’ Napalm Records
UNIVERSE INFINITY ‘Rock Is Alive’ Pride & Joy

20th
BLACK STONE CHERRY ‘Family Tree’ Mascot Records/Mascot Label Group
DANNY BRYANT ‘Revelation’
BULLET ‘Dust To Gold’ SPV/Steamhammer
JAMES CHRISTIAN (HOUSE OF LORDS) ‘Craving’ Frontiers
CRYSTAL BALL ‘Crystallizer’ Massacre Records
DOKKEN ‘Return To The East Live 2016′ Frontiers
ESP 2.0 ’22 Layers Of Sunlight’
GRAND DESIGN ‘Viva La Paradise’ GMR Music
GUS G ‘Fearless’ AFM Records
ISSA ‘Run With The Pack’ Frontiers
MELVINS ‘Pinkus Abortion Technician’ Ipecac Recordings
THE MOOD GROOVE (features JK Northrup) Escape Music
A PERFECT CIRCLE ‘Eat The Elephant’ BMG
PERFECT PLAN ‘All Rise’ Frontiers
ROSS THE BOSS ‘By Blood Sworn’ AFM Records
STONELAKE ‘Thunder and Rain’ MelodicRock Records
STORMZONE ‘Lucifer’s Factory’
STRYPER ‘God Damn Evil’ Frontiers
TANGERINE DREAM ‘Quantum Gate/Quantum Key’ (2CD) KScope
TESSERACT ‘Sonder’
VOLSTER ‘Perfect Storm’ Rock Of Angels Records

25th
CAPTAIN BLACKBEARD ‘Struck By Lightning’ MelodicRock Records
STONELAKE ‘Thunder and Rain’ MelodicRock Records

27th
LEE AARON ‘Diamond Baby Blues’
AMERICAN TEARS ‘Hardcore’ Escape Music
ANTHRAX ‘Kings Among Scotland’ (DVD) Nuclear Blast
BLITZKRIEG ‘Judge Not!’ Mighty Music
CREMATORY ‘Oblivion’ SPV/Steamhammer
JOHN FOGERTY ‘Blue Moon Swamp’, ‘Centrefield’, ‘Premonition’ (re-issues)
FOREIGNER ‘Orchestral Live’ EarMUSIC
THE FOUR HORSEMEN ‘Nobody Said It Was Easy – 30th Anniversary’ (vinyl only 500 copies)
ACE FREHLEY TBA
FRONTLINE ‘State Of The Rock’ (re-issue) AOR Heaven
HAWTHORNE HEIGHTS ‘Bad Frequencies’ Pure Noise Record
HEARTWIND ‘Higher and Higher’ AOR Heaven
KOBRA AND THE LOTUS ‘Prevail II’ Napalm Records
RAIN OR SHINE ‘Seize The Night’ Lion’s Pride
RIOT V ‘Armour Of Light’ Nuclear Blast
’77 ‘Bright Gloom’ Century Media
CHRIS SQUIRE (YES) ‘Fish Out Of Water’ (re-issue) Esoteric Recordings
THE 1975 ‘Music For Cars’
TOUNDRA ‘Vortex’ Inside Out
WISHBONE ASH ‘The Vintage Years 1970-1991′ (limited edition 30CD box set)

May

4th
Angelus Apatrida ‘Cabaret de la Guillotine’ Century Media
Michael Bormann ‘Rock Hard’
GAZ COOMBES ‘World’s Strongest Man’
DIMMU BORGIR ‘Eonian’ Nuclear Blast
DRAGONFORCE ‘Re-Powered Within’ earMUSIC
GALACTIC EMPIRE ‘II’ Rise Records
IRON ANGEL ‘Hellbound’ Mighty Music
REEF ‘Revelation’ earMUSIC
SHINEDOWN ‘Attention Attention’
SNAKEBITE ‘Rise Of The Snake’
FRANK TURNER ‘Be More Kind’
WEEZER

11th
COLLECTIVE SOUL ‘Blood’
DOOMSDAY OUTLAW ‘Hard Times’
THE LORDS OF THE BLACK ‘Icons of the New Days’ Frontiers
THE MAGIC NUMBERS ‘Outsiders’
JIZZY PEARL (LOVE/HATE) ‘All You Need Is Soul’ Frontiers
PRAYING MANTIS ‘Gravity’ Frontiers
Richie Sambora And Orianthi ‘Radio Free America’ BMG
SEVENDUST ‘All I See Is War’
VEGA ‘Only Human’ Frontiers

18th
JON ALLEN ‘Blue Flame’
AMORPHIS ‘Queen Of Time’ Nuclear Blast
ARMORED SAINT ‘Symbol Of Salvation’ (with bonus tracks) Metal Blade Records
ASH ‘Islands’
AT THE GATES ‘To Drink from the Night Itself’ Century Media Records
BAD WOLVES ‘Disobey’ Eleven Seven Music
JOE BONAMASSA ‘British Blues Explosion Live’ Mascot
BURN THE PRIEST ‘Legion: XX’ Nuclear Blast (punk/hardcore covers album by LAMB OF GOD)
CRYSTAL TEARS ‘Decadance Deluxe’ Pride & Joy
THE FIERCE & THE DEAD ‘The Euphoric’ Bad Elephant
FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH ‘And Justice For None’
GAZPACHO ‘Soyuz’ Kscope Records
ROBIN GEORGE ‘Rogue Angels’ Angel Air
GHOST ’1983-1988′ Bone Records
GLASS HAMMER ‘Mostly Live In Italy’
DAVE GREENSLADE ‘ Cactus Choir’ Angel Air
HARTMANN ‘Hands On The Wheel’ Pride & Joy
MARILLION ‘Smoke And Mirrors’
BRUCE SPRINGSTEN ‘The Album Collection Vol. 2, 1987-1996’ (vinyl box set)

25th
Aggression ‘Feels Like Punk, Sounds Like Thrash’ Dissonance Productions
DON AIREY ‘One Of A Kind’ earMUSIC
ARENA ‘Double Vision’ Verglas
BEND SINISTER ‘Foolish Games’
Biffy Clyro ‘MTV Unplugged’
BULLETS AND OCTANE ‘Waking Up Dead’
JON BUTCHER AXIS ‘Stare At The Sun’ Escape Music
JOHN FOGERTY ‘Eye Of The Zombie’, ‘Deja Vu (All Over Again)’ (re-issues)
FRONTLINE ‘Heroes’ AOR Heaven
GRAVEYARD ‘Peace’ Nuclear Blast
HOOBASTANK ‘Push Pull’ Napalm Records
IMPERIUM ‘Beyond The Stars’ AOR Heaven
LORDI ‘Sexorcism’ AFM Records
LUNATIC SKY ‘Under The Fragmented Sky’ KScope
MASS ‘When 2 Worlds Collide’ Escape Music
MILLENIAL REIGN ‘The Great Divide’
MONUMENT ‘Hellhound’ Rock Of Angels Records
Motor City Mayhem ‘Shitfaced And Outta Luck’ Metropolis Records
OVERKILL ‘Live In Overhausen’ Nuclear Blast
ROX DIAMOND ‘Let The Music Do The Talkin’ Lions Pride Music
RYAN ROXIE (ALICE COOPER guitarist) ‘Imagine Your Reality’ Cargon Records
THE SENIOR MANAGEMENT S/t MelodicRock Records
SNOW PATROL ‘Wildness’
SPACE ELEVATOR ‘II’ SPV/Steamhammer
SPOCK’S BEARD ‘Noise Floor’ Inside Out
SUBSIGNAL ‘La Muerta’

30th
RUST N RAGE ‘Showdown’ MelodicRock Records

June

1st
ROGER DALTREY ‘As Long As I Have You’ Polydor Records
DEF LEPPARD ‘Volume 1 ‘ (box set inc. first 4 studio albums, live tracks & rarities)
DESERT MOUNTAIN TRIBE ‘Om Parvat Mystery’
THE FLAMING LIPS ‘Greatest Hits Vol.1′ (3CD)
DANA FUCHS ‘Love Lives On’
GHOST ‘Prequelle’ Spinefarm/Loma Vista
Chris Hillman ‘Live At The Bottom Line’
MONTROSE ‘Bad Motor Scooter… Live ’73′ Air Cut
NERVOSA ‘Downfall Of Mankind’ Napalm Records
OSADA VIDA ‘Variomatic’
OWL CITY ‘Cinematic’
SAGA ‘Live In Hamburg’ earMUSIC
Frank Zappa ‘Live In Sweden 1967′
ZZ TOP ‘El Diablo Live’ (2CD) Air Cut

8th
BLACK SABBATH ‘Supersonic Years – The Seventies Singles Box Set’ (10 LP box set) BMG
THE CHARLATANS ”Totally Eclipsing’ (EP) BMG
ERIC CLAPTON ‘Life In 12 Bars’ (2CD/4LP/DVD) Eagle Rock
Eric Clapton ‘ew York 1986′ (2CD) Left Field Media
MANSUN ‘Attack Of The Grey Lattern’ (21st anniversary edition) K-Scope
Dave Matthews Band ‘Come Tomorrow’ RCA Records
MEGADETH ‘Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good’ (re-issue) Century Media
GARY MOORE ‘One Night In Dublin’
NAZARETH ‘No Means Of Escape’ (live album)
TED NUGENT ‘Kentucky State Fair 1995′ Good Ship Funke
REFUGE ‘Solitary Men’ Frontiers
RUNRIG ‘The Ones That Got Away’
SUNSTORM feat. Joe Lynn Turner ‘The Road To Hell’ Frontiers
TNT ‘XIII’ Frontiers
DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT ‘Eras’ (LP set of albums 2009-11) Inside Out
TREMONTI ‘A Dying Machine’ Napalm Records
TRILLIUM (featuring Amanda Somerville) ‘Tectonic’ Frontiers

11th
TWELFTH NIGHT ‘Fact And Fiction: The Definitive Edition’ (3CD) F2 Music

15th
ARTHUR BUCK S/T New West Records (Joseph Arthur and R.E.M’s Peter Buck)
The Darkness ‘Live at Hammersmith’ Cooking Vinyl
BUDDY GUY ‘The Blues Is Alive And Well’ Silvertone/RCA Records
WILKO JOHNSON ‘Blow Your Mind’
LIZZY BORDEN ‘My Midnight Things’ Metal Blade
MADBALL ‘For The Cause’ Nuclear Blast
NORAH JONES ‘Live At Ronnie Scott’s’ (DVD) Eagle
Neal Morse Band ‘The Similitude of a Dream: Live in Tilburg 2017′ Radiant Records
ORANGE GOBILN ‘The Wolf Bites Back’ Spinefarm
THE ROLLING STONES ‘The Studio Albums Vinyl Collection 1971-2016′ (vinyl box set) Universal
TAD MOROSE ‘Chapter X’ GMR Music
ROBBY VALENTINE ‘The Alliance’

18th
STRANGEFISH ‘The Spotlight Effect’

22nd
24/7 SPYZ ‘The Soundtrack To The Innermost Galaxy’
BIG CITY ‘Big City Life’ Rock Of Angels Records
BLUE OCTOBER ‘I Hope You’re Happy’
Joe Cerisano’s Silver Condor ‘Studio Cuts, Rarities & Live Across America’ MelodicRock Records
CRYING STEEL ‘Stay Steel’ Pride & Joy Music
HEATHER FINDLAY ‘Aces & Eights – A Night In The Saloon Bar’ (live CD & DVD)
HAKEN ‘L-1VE’ (2CD/DVD) Inside Out
JIM LEA (SLADE) ‘Lost In Space’ (EP)
MARDUK ‘Viktoria’ Century Media
NINE INCH NAILS ‘Bad Witch’
THE ORB ‘No Sounds Are Out of Bounds’ Cooking Vinyl
PANIC! AT THE DISCO ‘Pray For The Wicked’ Fueled By Ramen/DCD2 Records
PANTERA ‘Live at the Dynamo Open Air 1998′
THE SEA WITHIN Inside Out (Roine Stolt, Daniel Gildenlöw, Jonas Reingold, Tom Brislin & Marco Minnemann)
SOULFLY ‘Live at the Dynamo Open Air 1998′
SPACE ELEVATOT (debut album re-issued with bonus song, cover of ‘Don’t Believe A Word’ by Thin Lizzy) SPV/Steamhammer

29th
THE ALARM ‘Equals’ The Twenty First Century Recording Company
JEAN BEAUVOIR ‘Rock Masterpieces Vol.’ AOR Heaven
BIG COUNTRY ‘Why The Long Face’ (re-issue)
Graham Bonnet ‘Reel to Real: The Archives 1987-1992′ Cherry Red Records
BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE ‘Gravity’ Search and Destroy/Spinefarm Records
DARE ‘Out Of The Silence 2018’ (re-recorded)
RAY DAVIES ‘Our Country: Americana Act II’ Legacy
FATES WARNING ‘Live Over Europe’ Inside Out
GUILD OF AGES ‘Rise’ Escape Music
GUNS N ROSES ‘Appetite For Destruction: Locked and Loaded’ Universal
GLENN HUGHES ‘The Official Bootleg Set Vol.1′
THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA ‘Sometimes The World Ain’t Enough’ Nuclear Blast
Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy ‘Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy Live’ (2CD/DVD) BMG
PARADISE LOST ‘Believe In Nothing’ (Remixed & Remastered) Nuclear Blast
SHARKS ‘Ready Set Go’ 3MS Music
VAN BALTZER ‘Cultural Daze’ AOR Heaven
VARIOUS ‘NWOBHM – Winds of Time: The New Wave of British Heavy Metal 1979-1985′ (box set)
YES ‘Yes: The Steven Wilson Remixes’ (box ste of The Yes Album, Fragile, Close To The Edge, Tales From Topographic Oceans and Relayer) Warner


January-March 2018


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Power Plays w/c 20 August 2018

JOLLYMON Monkeyhawk (indie)
WAKE THE SUN Squeezebox (indie)
THE BRUTALISTS Form & Function (Cleopatra Records)
STIMULI Pill For The Pill (indie)
DAN REED NETWORK Fade To Light (Zero One Entertainment)
THE TREATMENT Let’s Get Dirty (Frontiers)

Featured Albums w/c 20 August (Mon-Fri)

09:00-12:00 AIRRACE Untold Stories (Frontiers)
12:00-13:00 MASSIVE WAGONS Full Nelson (Earache)
14:00-16:00 GRAHAM GOULDMAN Love And Work (Wienerworld)

Albums That Time Forgot (Mon-Fri)

18:00-19:00 DIVING FOR PEARLS Diving For Pearls (1989)



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