Periphery – Juggernaut Alpha/Omega (Sumerian Records)
D.C. progressive metal band Periphery gives fans not one, but two new releases today. Juggernaut: Alpha and Juggernaut: Omega, the twin concept albums, are the third studio albums from the band whose high-grain, distorted signature has landed them at the forefront of the djent metal movement. Purchase the albums here.
The Lone Bellow – Then Came The Morning (Descendant Records)
Folk rock trio, The Lone Bellow’s second album boasts the same, if not more, of the stuff we love! Critics point to “intricately assembled bundles of crowd-pleasing folk-rock” (NPR) as the band’s signature sound. There’s no sophomore curse around here. Purchase Then Came The Morning here.
Jessica Pratt- On Your Own Love Again (Drag City)
Jessica Pratt fans are in for a treat! The beloved songstress lulls listeners with her whimsical vocals and stacked harmonies. Long time followers will find comfort in the familiarity of the album. For those who were worried about the banality of On Your Own Love Again, rest assured. Ms. Pratt’s out of the box lyrics are as precise as they are engaging. Purchase the album here.
Noveller- Fantastic Planet (Fire Records)
Austin-based guitarist and composer, Sarah Lipstate, formerly of alt-rock band Parts & Labor, releases her solo LP today. Fantastic Planet features an array of both gentle and mesmerizing instrumentals that are sure to linger with listener well after the record has stopped. Purchase The album here.