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The Truth About Music Release Radar: June 16th, 2009


This week does not offer a lot in the area of new releases. I could ask you to bury your heads in George Harrison or Don Henley’s new greatest hits collections but that just seems redundant. Aside from a slew of “gold editions, special releases and new packaging on old albums there are only a handful of albums to check out. Spinal Tab will release a new album called “Back From The Dead,” in which I can only imagine they will continue to mockery the classic rock genre in the best ways possible.

There are two things out that I want to draw special attention to. It is worth noting that on a day that features very few major label releases, there is one band with a new album and they have become the most famous brothers in pop music. The Jonas Brothers are set to release “Lines, Vines & Trying Times,” (the most cliche album title of the year) which will be their third major release. After the self titled album “Jonas Brothers,” went double-platinum and the followup album “A Little Bit Longer,” went platinum they are looking to get back to their winning ways. As much as I will get criticized for it, I am looking forward to this album and look forward to getting it.

As I said earlier there was a second album that I think you should go buy right now. The 2009 Warped Tour features a slew of really great bands from all different genres and the album (as always) reflects this varied lineup. If you are in the mood to hear some songs you know and even more that you don’t give that one a listen. Also keep in mind that in a down economy this double album gives you over 35 songs for about $7, what a deal.

If none of that catches your fancy I would recommend taking the week to go back and buying the new Black Eyed Peas, Green Day or Eminem albums. Happy listening and as always, let me know what you liked and didn’t like!!

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  • Comment by Edmundo posted June 16, 2009 at 05:45

    1. Who the fuck is Spinal Tab?
    2. The Jonas Brothers are a manufactured bullshit plot to sell sex to little girls. Don't you watch South Park? THEY SPRAY THEIR CROWDS WITH WHITE FOAM. That's strange.

  • Comment by Melanie posted June 16, 2009 at 22:31

    sell sex to little girls?? I really don't think that is their aim (note their "purity" rings) and even if it was their aim… wow, what a crime Edmundo its not like the movie industry doesn't literally sell sex to little boys like every day. Also, have you seen any females perform ever? They practically don't wear clothes in some cases.