December 15, 2017

This Week's New Albums: December 15th 2017
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by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 15/12/2017

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This Week's New Albums: December 15th 2017

Eminem, Linkin Park and Asking Alexandria are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

Revival

Eminem - Revival

Universal Music

The all-conquering rapper unveils his ninth studio album and his first for four years. 

Inspired by the political turmoil that has raged in the US for the last two years, the album sees the rapper at his most confrontational for a decade or so. 

Among the collaborators on the album are Phresher, Skylar Grey, Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, Pink, Kehlani, X Ambassadors and Alicia Keys, while Rick Rubin and Dr Dre are in the producers' chairs. 

Click here to read our full preview. 

Asking Alexandria

Asking Alexandria - Asking Alexandria

Sumerian Records

Now reunited with wayward vocalist Danny Worsnop, the York metallers have wasted no time in following up 2016’s The Black with a brand new album.

The album sees the band working with Memphis May Fire/The Word Alive producer Matt Good and embracing a more anthemic sound as you can hear on lead-off single ‘Into The Fire’.

Click here to read our interview with the band. 

Star Wars - Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

Star Wars - Episode VIII: The Last Jedi

UMC

John Williams' score for our latest trip to a galaxy far, far away is unveiled this week. 

Click here to read our full review of the film. 

Radio Silence

Talib Kweli - Radio Silence

Javotti Media

The hip-hop stalwart drops the eighth album of his career this week, complete with guest appearances from Rick Ross, Waka Flocka, BJ The Chicago Kid, jazz artist Robert Glasper and Jay Electronica.

 

No One Ever Really Dies

N.E.R.D - No One Ever Really Dies

RCA

The rap trio, who include Pharrell Williams in their line-up, unveil their first new LP in seven years.

Rihanna, André 3000, Kendrick Lamar, Gucci Mane, Wale and Future are all on hand to help out.

One More Light Live

Linkin Park - One More Light Live

Warner Bros Records

The rocker document their final tour with frontman Chester Bennington on this new live album. 

Choirs With Purpose: Stand Together

Choirs With Purpose - Choirs With Purpose: Stand Together

Chocolate Box Studios Ltd

12 choirs from across the UK come together for this new collection, which includes new renditions of 'Happy Together', 'My Heart Will Go On' and 'Your Love (Keeps Lifting Me Higher)'. 

Dark Endless

Marduk - Dark Endless

Century Media

The Swedish death metallers celebrate the 25th anniversary of their debut album with a lavish re-issue. 

I Declare Nothing

Tess Parks and Anton Newcombe - I Declare Nothing

A Recordsh

The eccentric Brian Jonestown Massacre mainman Anton Newcombe collaborates with rising songstress Tess Parks for this joint album. 

More Wealth Than Money

Normil Hawaiians - More Wealth Than Money

Upset the Rhythm

The post-punks' 1982 album gets a brand new reissue and a first release in the UK. 

The Beautiful & Damned

G-Eazy - The Beautiful & Damned

RCA

The rapper drops his third full-length effort this week, complete with collaborations with Halsey, Cardi B, ASAP Rocky, Kehlani, Jay Ant, E-40, Charlie Puth and Anna of the North. 

The Only Road

Gabriel and Dresden - The Only Road

Anjunabeats

The reunited DJs celebrate their coming back together with a brand new LP.