New music releases, 8th December 2014

Here are your new and notable music releases for this week, the 8th of December 2014:

Smashing Pumpkins Monuments To An Elegy Cover
Monuments To An Elegy, Smashing Pumpkins

Teri Tims, Teri Tims
Greatest Hits: Decade #1, Carrie Underwood
Like It Yes: Yes at the Bristol Hippodrome, Yes
All Time Greatest Hits, Neil Diamond
The Holy Bible 20, Manic Street Preachers
The Best of 4 and More, Foreigner
Thirteen, Harem Scarem
Archgod, Faithful Darkness
Fear Of A Black Planet (Deluxe Edition), Public Enemy
Shadows Of A Broken Past, Pythia
Sun Red Sun (w. bonus tracks), Lynch Mob
London 1980, Girlschool
Long Way Down, Bailey
Stranger, Cretin
Storm, Snailking
Elements Pt.1 & Pt.2 (Box Set), Stratovarius
For The Journey, Threshold
Untrodden Corridors of Hades, Varathron
Boston 1989, LA Guns
Get Your Bulls Out, Messiahs Kiss
Avatar, Avatar
Punk In Drublic (20th Anniversary Edition), NOFX
Season Of The Witch, Stormwitch
Children Of The Iron Age, Wayfarer
Def Mask, Divine Styler
Secret Circle, Voodoma
Shout For Heavy Metal, Mortician
Dead Winter Sun, Born Of Fire
Witchtanic Hellucinations, Acid Witch

All of the above and many more are available via the Skin Back Alley Music Store!

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New music releases, 7th July 2014

Here are all the new and notable music releases for this week, 7th July 2014:

Panic Room Satellite Expanded Edition
Satellite (Expanded Edition), Panic Room

Left In The Dark, Tarja
Futurology, Manic Street Preachers
CSNY 1974 (Box Set), Crosby Stills Nash & Young
Fragile, Midge Ure
Deathbringer, Fireforce
Late For The Sky, Jackson Browne
Live In New York 1973, Gram Parsons
Ten Plagues, Marc Almond
Smile, The Jayhawks
Architect, Souldrainer
Shapeshifter, Dead Rabbits
In Search Of Sanity, Onslaught
Of Things Seen & Unseen, Serpent Venom
Terminal Death, Terminal Death
Shutup&jam, Ted Nugent
Groovehammer, The Hell
Resist Or Serve, Cloven Hoof
Act II: The Silent Narratives, Adamantra
Salvation Of Innocents, Earth Crisis
Hummingbird in a Box, Peter Frampton
Sonic Syndicate, Sonic Syndicate
Order Of The Enslaved, Hate Division
Last Tangle In Paris (Live 2012), Ministry
Constricting Rage Of The Merciless, Goatwhore
Subterranean: New Designs On Bowie’s Berlin, Dylan Howe

You can buy all of the above – and many more! – from the Skin Back Alley Music Store.

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Robert Plant, Pixies and Jack White for Glastonbury 2014

Robert Plant Glastonbury 2014
Robert Plant, Pixies, Jack White, Wilko Johnson and The Black Keys are amongst a list of 87 artists who have been confirmed for this year’s Glastonbury festival.

The event takes place between 27th and 29th June, with Arcade Fire confirmed as Friday night headliners, and Kasabian newly announced as Sunday night headliners.

Glastonbury 2014 is officially sold out, but a resale of tickets that have been cancelled or refunded will take place at the end of April. Ticket and coach packages will be up for grabs on 24th April from 7pm, and general admission tickets go on sale on 27th April at 9am. General admission tickets will cost £210 plus a £5 booking fee. In order to buy a resale ticket, prospective festival-goers must have registered with a photo at the Glastonbury See Tickets website by 5pm on 21st April.

The full list of artists that have been confirmed so far is:

Arcade Fire, Special Guests, Kasabian, Dolly Parton, Jack White, Elbow, The Black Keys, Robert Plant, Lily Allen, Lana Del Rey, Skrillex, Pixies, Massive Attack, Disclosure, Paolo Nutini, Manic Street Preachers, MIA, Rudimental, Bryan Ferry, Richie Hawtin, Ed Sheeran, De La Soul, Goldfrapp, London Grammar, MGMT, Jake Bugg, Jurassic 5, Dexys, Above & Beyond, The 1975, Bonobo, Kelis, Blondie, Warpaint, The Wailers, Wilko Johnson, James Blake, Gorgon City, Metronomy, Tinariwen, Chvrches, Little Dragon, Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Kodaline, Interpol, Foster the People, Mogwai, Royal Blood, John Grant, Annie Mac, Lil Louis, Daptone Super Soul Revue, John Newman, Chromeo, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Midlake, Angel Haze, Four Tet, ESG, The Sun Ra Arkestra, François Kevorkian, Parquet Courts, Sam Smith, Crystal Fighters, Nitin Sawhney, DJ Pierre, Toumani & Sidiki Diabate, Chance the Rapper, MNEK, Temples, Phosphorescent, Connan Mockasin, Public Service Broadcasting, Courtney Barnett, Gorgon City, Wolf Alice, Radiophonic Workshop, Suzanne Vega, Tune-Yards, Eats Everything, Jamie xx, Ms Dynamite, Breach, Chlöe Howl, Jagwar Ma and Danny Brown.

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Manic Street Preachers new album details

Manic Street Preachers have released details of their new album. Titled Postcards From A Young Man, the LP is due for release on 27th September.

The track listing is as follows:





(It’s Not War) Just The End Of Love
Postcards From A Young Man
Some Kind Of Nothingness
The Descent – (Pages 1 & 2)
Hazleton Avenue
Auto-Intoxication
Golden Platitudes
I Think I’ve Found It
A Billion Balconies Facing The Sun
All We Make Is Entertainment
The Future Has Been Here 4 Ever
Don’t Be Evil

The band have also revealed that the follow up to 2009’s Journal For Plague Lovers will feature guest appearances from Echo and The Bunnymen’s Ian McCulloch and ex Guns ‘N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver bassist Duff McKagan on the tracks Some Kind of Nothingness and A Billion Balconies Facing The Sun respectively.

A single released of (It’s Not War) Just The End Of Love will preceed the album on 20th September.