New Music Friday – Green Day, Phantogram, Sum 41 & More!

Every weekend has a party. Every party has music. Make sure your party doesn’t stink of stale music. Check back here every Friday for the newest album releases to keep yourself fresh. (Last week brought new music from Yellowcard,  Banks, Suicidal Tendencies & More!)

Today brings the much anticipated and long awaited new album from Green Day and new albums from Phantogram, Sum 41, NOFX, Kaiser ChiefsAlter Bridge, Dance Gavin Dance, Feeder, PhishWhite Lies, Lewis Del MarSpringtime CarnivoreArchive and everyone’s favorite internet rickroll, Rick Astley. Local Spotlight on Joyce Manor.

Green DayRevolution Radio

The punk rock gods are back! After a 4 year break, they return firing on album twelve, Revolution Radio! The band turns 30 this year and shows no signs of slowing down as early reviews have been solid of the new record.

They’ll be taking over our airwaves today from 5-6pm so make sure you tune into the Revolution! They have a SOLD OUT show the 17th at the Palladium and just announced yesterday, they’ll be absolutely rocking our small Red Bull Sound Space the 19th!

They kicked things off with “Bang Bang” “Revolution Radio” & “Still Breathing.”


Phantogram Three

You’ve seen them at our pool party, this past week at the Palladium and have heard them taking over the KROQ airwaves with their smash, “You Don’t Get Me High Anymore.” Now it’s time to hear the complete package.

Phantogram release album Three, following their successful side project with Outkast’s Big Boi in Big Grams.


Sum 4113 Voices

The Canadian band best known for their 2001 debut, return after a 5 year hiatus behind the power of single “War.” The album will be the band’s first as a five piece.

They went back to basics spending the summer on Warped Tour, and will be bringing their live show to the area Sun Nov 6th at the Mayan with openers, Senses Fail.


NOFXFirst Ditch Effort 

The legendary punks from here in LA continue their amazing careers with album thirteen! Despite all the accolades received along the way from both critics and fans, the band released this album independently as they have every record since their start (despite many requests from major labels).

The closest they’ll be in the area is San Diego on Oct 22nd part of the Ye Scallywag ‘Craft Beer, Wine & Music Festival’

The minute and a half firecracker “Six Years on Dope” tease the new record.


Kaiser Chiefs Stay Together

The indie three time Brit Award winners from Leeds release album six, the previous hitting number 1 in the UK.

Singles “Parachute” & “Hole in my Soul” preview the new album.


Alter Bridge – The Last Hero

Made up with the three former Creed music makers and singer Myles Kennedy (of Slash’s solo act).

While the band hasn’t taken over the U.S. in the same way Creed had, with widespread acclaim and mass crossover radio play, Alter Bridge has put together a highly successful career. Charting all over the world including here in the states where they’ve consistently charted in the top 15 and a few number ones on the rock charts.


Dance Gavin DanceMothership

The Sacramento post-hardcore rockers drop album seven today hoping to continue the success achieved in their last album, Instant Gratification, which went on to be their highest selling and charting yet.

It begins the journey behind the singles “Chucky vs the Giant Tortoise” “Betrayed by the Game” & “Young Robot.”

Feeder –  All Bright Electric

Welsh grunge-esque rockers Feeder release album seven, hoping to mirror the successes they have in the U.K. here in the U.S.

The new release has already garnered mass critical acclaim behind the singles “Universe of Life” & “Eskimo.”


PhishBig Boat

C’mon. It’s Phish, you know who they are. The jam band releases album thirteen, but everyone knows you have to see them live.


White Lies Friends

The indie rockers from England let loose their  fourth album, again having 10 tracks – a reoccurring them in the band’s releases.

Singles “Take It Out on Me” & “Come On” pave the way.


Lewis Del MarLewis Del Mar

The Queens, NY folk-rock crew drop album one behind the strength of their single “Loud(y)” which has seen wide spread airwaves. They’ve also released a few other tracks for your early listening pleasure including “Painting (Masterpiece)” “Memories” and more on their youtube page.

They’ll be visiting LA Thurs Nov 3rd at the Troubadour and Santa Ana at the Constellation Room Fri Nov 4th.


Springtime CarnivoreMidnight Room

Album two recently just premiered over on Stereogum with the singles “Midnight Room” & “Face in the Moon.”

Check the tracks out live, Nov 5th at the Bootleg Theater.


ArchiveThe False Foundation

The London band has been bumpin since 1994 and this drop makes album eleven in a long winding catalog.

They’ve released “Driving in Nails” as the long single off today’s album.


Rick Astley50

His new album promises to “never give you, never let you down, never run around and desert you.” Get your fill live Oct 13th at the Ace Hotel.


Local Spotlight:

Joyce ManorCody

From right here in Torrance, the indie punks drop album four, number two on the famous Epitaph Records.

Their debut was named “Album of the Year” by Punknews while Stereogum just named this newest, Album of the Week.

Last You Heard of Me”  stands alone as the pre-album single.


Other Oct 7th Releases

Bee Gee’s Barry GibbIn the Now
BrookzillThrowback to the Future, C DuncanMidnight Sun
Colbie Caillat
The Malibu Sessions,
Daya (of “Don’t Let Me Down” fame) – Sit Still, Look Pretty
Grammy & Oscar Winner Ennio MorriconeMorricone 60
Toad the Wet Sprocket‘s Glen Phillips – Swallowed By the New
GoatRequiemGTAGood Times Ahead
Hiss Golden Messenger –  Heart Like A Levee,
Julia Jacklin – Don’t Let the Kids Win
Kate TempestLet Them Eat Chaos
Loretta LynnWhite Christmas Blue,
Melissa Etheridge – Memphis Rock and Soul
MeshuggahThe Violent Sleep of Reason, Norah JonesDay Breaks
OneRepublicOh My MyPitbullClimate Change 

New Singles
Bastille, Radiohead, The KillersK Flay
New track from Placebo off both their 20 year history completion album and EP

Coming Soon
Kings of Leon, Two Door Cinema Club, The Naked and Famous,
Two Tongues 
& More!

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By: Chris McLafferty


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