Album News Weekly: 19th November 2014

In This Issue: A number of electronic releases are coming out of the works this week including deadmau5 and a compilation under Armada Music, alongside some indie psychedelia, punk rock, and a banjo for good measure!

Marilyn Manson's new album 'The Pale Emperor' due for January 16th release!

A new Marilyn Manson album is on its way. Set to be released through Cooking Vinyl in Australia on January 16th, The Pale Emperor will be dropping just in time for fans to get a taste before Manson arrives back in Australia for the national Soundwave Festival. At the moment, you can be currently enjoying Manson guest starring as a jailed Nazi thug on the final season of Sons of Anarchy. If that's not your bag, check out the album's confirmed track listing instead and get keen!

Album News Weekly: 12th November 2014

In This Issue: The weeks are just getting bigger for album and EP releases, this week showing some more Perth artists with POND and Slumberjack following the WAM Festival alongside the ultimate Soundgarden and indie pop darling Pluto Jonze. With so many debuts hitting our shelves this Friday there are plenty of tracks to choose from to fuel your weekend.

The Smashing Pumpkins to release 'Monuments to an Elegy' on December 12th!

The eighth Smashing Pumpkins studio album, Monuments to an Elegy, now has an official Australian release date - December 12th! To be released through Martha's Music/BMG Music/Cooking Vinyl Australia, the album marks a highly anticipated moment for the band, as fans await the follow up to the acclaimed 2012 album, Oceania. Recorded in Chicago, the album also features Tommy Lee on drums and Howard Willing on production duties.

Draw release debut EP and announce new shows!

Off the back of an East Coast tour, Sydney based Alternative outfit Draw have released their debut EP Wave Rider Blues and announced more shows for Sydney and Brisbane.

Illy to release deluxe edition of 'Cinematic' ahead of national Australian tour!

Ahead of his biggest Australian tour yet, Illy will be releasing a deluxe edition of his smash hit Cinematic record! To be released on November 21st, Cinematic: Uncut includes the original album plus a special second disc featuring six new songs and a rerecord of his triple J Like A Version session for AUS Music Month. With new collaborations with the likes of Spit Syndicate and Way of the Eagle amongst the new material on this special release, Cinematic: Uncut is the perfect gift from Illy to his strong base of Aussie hip-hop fans.

Album News Weekly: 5th November 2014

In This Issue: This week is big, the closer we get to the end of the year the more artists are surprising us with new releases ahead of Summer tours and festivals. This issue sees both ends of the compilation works with electronic legends Cut Copy and a Melbourne 70's rock tribute album, a couple of WA hometown upstarts, and Queen Bey herself. A lot of pop, rock, dance fun ahead for this month.

Father John Misty announces new album "I Love You, Honeybear" with performance on The David Letterman Show!

Be still, our hearts. Father John Misty just took to The Late Show With David Letterman and performed a stunning rendition of "Bored in the USA" with a 22 piece string section behind him. While that's just gorgeous, the musician and Sub Pop also have now released details on his new album, I Love You, Honeybear.

Kiwi band Trust Punks announce album tour

New Zealand band Trust Punks have announced their return to our neighbouring shore to play shows along the East Coast this November to celebrate their debut album release.

Mike Noga announces Pozible campaign for new album and special album preview launch show in Melbourne!

Mike Noga has returned home for a short little while to launch a crowdfunding campaign through Pozible to help fund his new album! Noga has been spending much of 2014 in London writing and preparing what's to become the follow up to the acclaimed album The Balladeer Hunter, as well as touring with the likes of Kurt Vile and Mick Turner, but is back in Australia to bring the album home in more ways than one. The funds raised through the campaign will go towards all facets of the record's creation, from mixing and mastering and all the production.

Album News Weekly: 29 October 2014

In This Issue: November is set to be a massive month on the Austrlian Music calender as always, and here are just a few of the records you can expect. This week sees Pepa Knight releasing his solo work, David Guetta throwing out some more club hits, and The Bennies releasing an EP because they can!

Exclusive Album News: Brisbane band Cause in Affect announce new album, "Seraph".

Brisbane's Cause in Affect are today exclusively announcing on the AU the release date for their much-anticipated concept record, Seraph. The album will be released independently on November 12th and for the band.Seraph could not come at a more perfect time.

Jherek Bischoff establishes Kickstarter campaign for new live album, "Cistern".

LA based composer, producer and musician Jherek Bischoff is currently in Australia supporting Missy Higgins on her national tour, but has been connecting with Australian audiences and music fans for years now, through his work with the Brassland label and the likes of Amanda Palmer, the Kronos Quartet and more. Extremely talented, Bischoff has begun work on a new studio album in Cistern and currently has a Kickstarter campaign in operation to help fund it.

Angels & Airwaves announce new record and short film to be released this December.

Angels & Airwaves will be releasing a new album and film in Australia this December! Entitled The Dream Walker, the album will be released independently and concurrently with the short filmPoet Anderson: The Dream Walker on December 9th. Conceptualised by Tom DeLonge and Ilan Rubin, the project is completely self-funded and independent. The Dream Walker is set to incorporate a comic book series, novels and a live-action film, elements of which are to be revealed in more detail next year to mark the tenth anniversary of Angels & Airwaves.

Karl S. Williams hits Australia with his Heartwood tour!

His stunning performance at BigSound in September received rave reviews, and now Karl S. Williams is taking his album Heartwood on the road with his epic guitar-slinging and banjo-wielding skills.