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New music to look forward to in 2020

By: Saige Miller

All year music fans look forward to what they will be listening to for the next 365 days. The beginning of a new year usually means musical creations… that takes some time. But, as we enter 2020, iconic artists have already thought about what we’ll be listening to… and hopefully, it’s them.

This year, we’re expecting music from Iron Maiden’s bassist Steve Harris, live albums from Blue Oyster Cult and Price, as well as music from spin-off bands like Sons of Apollo.

2020 seems like it’s going to be a tunes filled year, so here’s a sliver of what to look forward to…

January 3rd

Deep Purple, Live in Rome 2013 (2CD)
Steven Wilson, Grace for Drowning (remastered)

January 10th

Bad Company, Desolation Angels: 40th Anniversary Edition

January 17th

British Lion [Iron Maiden’s Steve Harris], The Burning
Marcus King [Tedeschi Trucks Band], El Dorado
Marshall Crenshaw, Miracle of Science
Sons of Apollo, MMXX

January 24th

Blue Oyster Cult, Hard Rock Live Cleveland 2014; Cult Classic (remastered)
Dave Clark Five, All the Hits
Elton John with Ray Cooper, Live From Moscow 1979
John Fogerty, 50 Year Trip: Live at Red Rocks (2LP / DVD)
Nektar, The Other Side
Revolution Saints, Rise

January 31st

Ben Watt, Storm Damage
Bryan Ferry, Live at the Royal Albert Hall 1974
Cream, Goodbye Tour Live 1968 (4CD box)
Dashboard Confessional, The Best Ones of the Best Ones (vinyl)
Drive-By Truckers, The Unraveling
Glenn Hughes, Justified Man: The Studio Albums 1995-2003 (6CD clamshell box)
Howard Jones, One to One (2CD / 3CD / vinyl)

February 7th

Green Day, Father of All …
Richard Marx, Limitless
Stone Temple Pilots, Perdida

February 11th

Harry Nilson, The Point [Blu-ray]

February 13th

Zakk Sabbath, Vertigo

February 21st

Dio, The Studio Album Collection: 1996-2004
Eric Burdon and the Animals, When I Was Young: The MGM Recordings 1967-68 (5CD remastered and expanded set)
Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, Sockin’ It to You: The Complete Dynovoice / New Voice Recordings
Peter Green, The End of the Game: 50th Anniversary Expanded Edition
Yacht Rock Revue, Hot Dads in Tight Jeans

March 6th

Peter Buck [R.E.M.] and Luke Haines, Beat Poetry for the Survivalist 

March 13th

Maria McKee, La Vita Nuova 

March 20th

Renaissance, Turn of the Cards

March 27th

The Alan Parsons Project,  Ammonia Avenue (limited edition reissue)

April 3rd

The Monkees, The Mike and Micky Show Live 

May 15th

Weezer, Van Weezer

AND of course the rumored, unconfirmed, and to be determined releases…
(according to Ultimate Classic Rock)

Ace Frehley, Origins Vol. 2
Adler
Alice Cooper
Bad Company
Bon Jovi, 2020
Chris Robinson
Deep Purple Def Leppard (1980 live release)
Dennis DeYoung, 26 East: Volume 1
Doobie Brothers
Extreme
Foo Fighters
George Clinton, One Nation Under Sedation
Greta Van Fleet
Guns N’ Roses
Huey Lewis and the News
Jethro Tull, The Ballad of Jethro Tull (book, with new recorded material)
Joey Molland [Badfinger],
Kansas
Kinks
Krokus
Lemmy Kilmister–solo debut
Mick Mars / John Corabi
Neil Young, HomegrownRagged Glory
Ozzy Osbourne, Ordinary Man
Paul Stanley and Soul Station
Pink Floyd, Animals
Robert Plant
Scorpions
Skid Row
Styx
Tesla,
Tom Petty Wildflowers: All the Rest
Wolfgang Van Halen

Cold

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