While you were busy watching YouTube clips of Taylor Swift’s endless series of name-drop performances this week, more than a few great songs may have slipped through the social media cracks. Just to be safe, here are our five favorites…
To celebrate the release of Iron Maiden’s new album Bad Magic, Lemmy growled through a vicious cover of The Rolling Stones’ “Sympathy For The Devil.” The tribute track is featured on the LP, which was unleashed earlier this week. Be sure to check out our recent video series Life Lessons With Lemmy.
This fall, Eagles Of Death Metal – the side project of Queens Of The Stone Age’s Josh Homme and Jesse Hughes – will release their first LP in seven years, Zipper Down. And earlier in the week Hughes and Homme shared a video for the album’s lead single “Complexity.”
Zipper Down hits shelves October 2nd via T-Boy/UMe.
Brooklyn synthpop New Wavers Small Black teased another sample off their forthcoming full-length Best Blues in “No One Wants It To Happen To You.”
Best Blues is due out October 16th on Jagjaguwar.
Back in July Here We Go Magic announced a follow-up to2012’s effervescent LP A Different Ship with a jovial and jangly new single entitled “Falling.”(https://youtu.be/MTUe0I-pvBE). This week the group offered a look at their upcoming album Be Small through a gloomier lens with the slow-flowing single “Ordinary Feeling.”
Be Small is due out October 16th on Secretly Canadian.
On September 18th, singer-songwriter Michael Benjamin Lerner, aka Telekinesis, will release his fourth studio album Ad Infinitum on Merge. This week Lerner shared the album’s second single “Sleep In.”