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Album News Weekly: 10th September 2015

In This Issue: The releases are flooding with in with some ethereal dreamy pleasures from Metric and el fog to a whole batch of heavy punk re-emergences. Get your hands on these because there are plenty more on the way next week!

Metric

Metric’s sixth full-length studio album Pagans in Vegas is confirmed to be released on September 18th via the band’s own label MMI and Create/Control. Frontwoman Emily Haines says the record was about finding “the romance of another time without falling into nostalgia.”

Silverbird

Pureland is Silverbird's debut album and is released on September 18th. Founded by songwriter Tim Barr (former member of Lana Del Rey’s band) check out the lead single “Lyfe” here: https://soundcloud.com/silverbirdsongs/lyfe/s-pL3xe

Mac Miller

Pittsburg grassroots rapper Mac Miller is back to release his new album GO:OD AM on September 18th with Warner Bros.

Masayoshi Fujita

Masayoshi Fujita, the Berlin-based Japanese vibraphphone player, also known under his alias el fog specializes in ethereal and layered sounds and has his new album Apologues out September 11th through Erased Tapes Records.

The Winter Passing

Indie punk group The Winter Passing release their upcoming debut LP A Different Space of Mind on September 18th on FITA Records in conjunction with US label 6131.

PWR BTTM

Queer punk duo PWR BTTM announce their debut album Ugly Cherries out on 18th September on Father/Daughter and Miscreant Records.

The Stiffys

Melbourne boys The Stiffys release their forthcoming EP Art Rock One on September 10th promising to smash through your consciousness with a pounding beat and a hook.

The Charge

Melbourne hard-out rock 4-piece The Charge announced that their second album Order of the Owl will rocket into existence on September 18th.

Atreyu

After a three-year hiatus, Southern Californian metallers Atreyu will release Long, Live on September 18th via Spinefarm/Caroline.

Mercury Rev

Bella Union are excited to announce the return of US alt-rock Mercury Rev whose new album The Light In You will be released 18th September via the label. Hear ‘The Queen Of Swans’ now: https://soundcloud.com/bella-union/01-the-queen-of-swans/s-PeV2u