Jimi Hendrix — People, Hell and Angels, 3/5: Unbelievable but true, the album features 12 previously unreleased recordings. A press release states that the album “follows Hendrix in 1968 and 1969 as he works on material apart from the Jimi Hendrix Experience and suggests new experimental directions.”
Bon Jovi — What About Now, Spring 2013: They’re gonna tour the hell out of this new release. Go JBJ!
Adam Ant — aka Stuart Leslie Goddard — album title —Adam Ant Is the Blueblack Hussar in Marrying The Gunner’s Daughter, 1/22: “Completely different from anything else I’ve done before,” says Mr. Ant, who had huge popularity in the ’80’s.
Darius Rucker — True Believers, 1/22: Did not know this was the third solo album from the former Hootie frontman.
LL Cool J — Authentic Hip-Hop, 2/12: The album is said to include 15 tracks from the man who brought us “Going Back to Cali,” and” “Mama Said Knock You Out.
Mumford & Sons — The Road To Red Rocks, 1/22: This English folk rock band is huge.
Camper Van Beethoven — La Costa Perdida, 1/22: This boutique American alternative rock group formed in Redlands, California in 1983 and later located in Santa Cruz and San Francisco. Their eclectic and ever-evolving style mixes elements of pop, ska, punk rock, folk, alternative country, and various types of world music.
Bad Religion — True North, 1/22: Longtime punk band swears in the first single – “F*** (Forget) You.”
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds — Push The Sky Away, 2/19: This Australian alternative rock band formed in London in 1983. Cave’s a busy man on his own what with all the Hollywood soundtracks, but this is the first album with the Bad Seeds in 5 years.
-Lee Callahan, Jack Seattle