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Fresh X: Bush "The Only Way Out" Corey O'Brien |
09/08/2014 | Filed In: Bush | The Only Way Out | Gavin Rossdale | Gwen Stefani | Man on the Run | Fresh X | New Music

Fresh X: Bush

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Bush dropped a new song on us late tonight from their upcoming album, "Man on the Run."  The album will be out on October 21st, which you can pre-order here.

This, of course, is the follow up to 2011's "Sea of Horses."

Tracklist:

01. Just Like My Other Sins

02. Man On The Run

03. The Only Way Out

04. The Gift

05. This House Is On Fire

06. Loneliness Is A Killer

07. Bodies In Motion

08. Broken In Paradise

09. Surrender

10. Dangerous Love

11. Eye Of The Storm

12. Let Yourself Go

13. Speeding Through The Bright Lights

14. The Golden Age

You can read more about the upcoming album and track from USA Today

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Fresh X: Weezer "Back to the Shack" Corey O'Brien |
07/21/2014 | Filed In: Weezer | Everything Will Be Alright in the End | Fresh X | New Music | Back to the Shack

Fresh X: Weezer

Daymnnnnn, Weezer will be dropping their 10th studio album on September 30th called, "Everything Will Be Alright."  We have been the victims of teasing the third time Rick Ocasek from The Cars has entered the studio with the boys from Weezer and it has always produced some of the finest Weezer - The Green and Blue albums.

Today they released, "Back to the Shack." Riff heavy and a slight anthemy, it's great sing along Weezer and a self-proclaimed throwback. I am not sure this is a good thing, though.  What 90s band has really mad a huge splash recently by pointing out how good things used to be. The crop has not been on fire as of late. Coldplay's album is a dullard's delight. Jane's Addiction gives it a shot once in a while to no one's amusement. NIN's last one tanked though most people really wanted to like it (NIN is probably just a great live band at this point). Les Claypool's stuff falls into the same category. Scott Weiland, well, he put out that Christmas album - something more akin to a Vegas act than Rock N' Roller.

Weezer, aside from Pinkerton, has always been somewhat light and fun and you know a Weezer song when you hear it, but declaring self-awareness ane reminiscing of days gone by may not be the way to put your best foot forward.

I am going to reserve judgment until I hear the entire album. I always want Weezer to be champions.

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Fresh X: Morrissey "World Peace is None of Your Business" Album Stream Corey O'Brien |
07/09/2014 | Filed In: Fresh X | Morrissey | New Music | Album Stream

Fresh X: Morrissey

Moz fans unite!  Morrissey will release his 10th solo album on July 15th, but as the future refuses to allow things to be released on their actual date you can stream the new album early over at NPR.

Of course, Morrissey played Kingsbury Hall just a couple of months ago after making up for a cancelled date the previous year due to illness: his or his mother's depending on the source you talked to. He didn't play too many Smith's songs, which seemed to bother my buddy who had never seen Morrissey before, but felt he had seen a landmark rather than just show so he wasn't too disappointed.

Enjoy the stream.

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Fresh X: Rise Against. Stream the New Album Corey O'Brien |
07/09/2014 | Filed In: Rise Against | Fresh X | New Music

Fresh X: Rise Against. Stream the New Album

From 1999 and 7, yes seven, album later, Rise Against are about to release "The Black Market" next Tuesday, July 15th you can officially purchase the album, but if you can't wait head over to iTunes radio and check it right now.

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FRESH X: New Music From Alt-J Corey O'Brien |
07/07/2014 | Filed In: Alt-J | New Music | Left Hand Free

FRESH X: New Music From Alt-J

Their music slightly rusty, but in a good way and literary in verse.  They are named after a keyboard shortcut. Their first single, "Fitzpleasure" is based on a novel called "Last Exit to Brooklyn" that isn't exactly family-friendly - nor mainstream.  Somehow, beyond all those reasons many people found Alt-J to be something unique and interesting, which is not an easy feat these days. Pop music has taken over like weeds in the modern rock's garden.

Alt-J is following up their fantastic album, "An Awesome Wave" with "This Is All Yours" on September 22nd, which you can pre-order here.

 

alt-J – Tessellate

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