January 20, 2017

This Week's New Albums: January 20th 2017
by Tom

by Tom Goodwyn

hmv London; 20/01/2017


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This Week's New Albums: January 20th 2017

Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes, Tycho, As It Is and Austra are among the artists with new albums out this week. 

Modern Ruin

Frank Carter And The Rattlesnakes - Modern Ruin

International Death Cult

The former Gallows and Pure Love frontman unveils his second studio album with his band The Rattlesnakes, this time with a little more polish and power thanks to the mixing of Catherine Marks, who has worked with both Wolf Alice and Foals. 

Click here to read our interview with Carter. 


As It Is - Okay.


The Brighton pop punks return with album number two, an LP which features singles 'Pretty Distance' and 'No Way Out' 

Click here to read our interview with frontman Patty Walters.


Tycho - Epoch

Ghostly International

The electro maverick drops the follow-up to the hugely acclaimed Awake. 

Click here to read our interview with Tycho. 

Future Politics

Austra - Future Politics


The Canadian electro foursome return with a brand new album next month, four years on from their last LP Olympia. Written, produced, and engineered by Austra anchor Katie Stelmanis, this album is a full and frank look at the world in 2017.

Click here to read our interview with Stelmanis. 

Return To Ommadawn

Mike Oldfield - Return to Ommadawn

Virgin EMI Records

The Tubular Bells man returns with a sequel to his 1975 third album OmmaDawn. In true Oldfield style it consists of two tracks, Return to Ommadawn Pt.1 and Return to Ommadawn Pt. 2...

Red, Green or Inbetween

WSTR - Red, Green Or Inbetween

No Sleep Records

Liverpool pop-punks WSTR unveil their debut full-length effort this week. 


Cherry Glazerr - Apocalipstick

Secretly Canadian

The lo-fi rockers return with a brand new collection this week. 


Foxygen - Hang


The indie pop duo return this week with their fifth studio album. 

Selfish Age

As Lions - Selfish Age

Eleven Seven

Austin Dickinson, son of Iron Maiden frontman Bruce, presents the debut album from his new metalcore project As Lions. 

Lemon Memory

Menace Beach - Lemon Memory

Memphis Industries

Scrappy Leeds fivesome drop a new LP this week. 


Helheim - Landawarijar


The Norwegian viking black metallers celebrate their 25th anniversary with a brand new studio album,. 


Firewind - Immortals

Century Media

The Greek power metallers unveil their eighth studio LP. 


Starset - Vessels


The space obsessed rockers release their sophomore effort this week. 

AFI (The Blood Album)

AFI - AFI (The Blood Album)


The goth punks unveil their 10th studio album this week, their first for four years and for new label Concord Music Group.