The Pierces “Creation”

LA-born sisters, Allison and Catherine return with their long awaited fifth studio album today, the follow up to 2011’s “You & I”.  “Creation” was proceeded by singles, “Kings” and “Believe In Me”, and the sibling duo will be out on tour later this month in support of their recent studio effort.

Lonely The Brave “The Day’s War”

By their own admission, Lonely The Brave are “four men trying to be something to someone” and are making a promising start to fulfilling that ambition by releasing their debut album, “The Day’s War” today. The band are scheduled to co-headline “The Big Cheese Tour” in October, alongside Marmozets, taking in gigs in Manchester, Glasgow, Liverpool, Cardiff, London and Newcastle.

Maroon 5 “V”

Maroon 5 release their fifth studio album this week, appropriately titled, “V”. It follows 2013’s “Overexposed” and was proceeded by singles, “Maps” and “Animals”, released last Monday. The band have enjoyed a new lease of life since their 2011 smash hit, “Moves Like Jagger” which featured Christina Aguilera. “V” is Maroon 5’s first album release via Interscope Records and features a duet with No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani.

Pulled Apart By Horses “Blood”

“Blood” is the third studio album from Pulled Apart By Horses, following on from their 2010 self-titled debut and 2012’s “Tough Love”, released today. It has already spawned singles, “Hot Squash” and “Lizard Baby”.

The Vines “Wicked Nature”

“Wicked Nature” is the sixth studio album in 12 years from Australian rock band, The Vines. Fans are in for twice the treat as “Wicked Nature” is a double album and the first produced by frontman, Craig Nicholls. “Metal Zone” is the first and only single from the album to date, released in July 2014

Blonde Redhead “Barragan”

American alt-rock band, Blonde Redhead released their ninth studio album this week, “Barragan”. The band formed in 1993 in New York City and gained notable recognition in the early 00’s thanks to their blend of dream pop and shoegaze. Their new 10-track album was exclusively streamed for free on The Guardian website last week. The band have yet to officially release a single from “Barragan”.

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