Modern Vampires of the City is the 2013 third studio album by American indie rock band Vampire Weekend.The group began to write songs for the record during soundchecks on the supporting concert tour for their 2010 album Contra.After a period in which each member explored individual musical projects, they regrouped and continued working on Modern Vampires of the City in 2011.
The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here is the fifth studio album by the American rock band Alice in Chains, released on May 28, 2013 through Capitol Records. It is the band's second reunion album. Following a worldwide tour in support of its previous album, Black Gives Way to Blue (2009), Alice in Chains began work on a new album.
Lightning Bolt is the tenth studio album by the American rock band Pearl Jam. Produced by long-time Pearl Jam collaborator Brendan O'Brien, the album was released in the United States on October 15, 2013, through the band's own Monkeywrench Records, with Republic Records handling the international release.
Paradise Valley is the sixth studio album by musician John Mayer. Musically, it is similar to his previous album, Born and Raised, which was released in 2012. However, this album features more musical breaks and instrumentals consisting of electric guitars rather than harmonica. It was released on August 20, 2013.
Hesitation Marks is the eighth studio album by American industrial rock band Nine Inch Nails, released on August 30, 2013 by Columbia Records. It is the band's first release through Columbia and their first album released on a major record label since Year Zero (2007).
Mechanical Bull is the sixth studio album by American rock band Kings of Leon, released in Ireland, Germany, Sweden and Australia on September 20, 2013, in the United Kingdom on September 23, 2013, and in North America on September 24, 2013 by RCA Records.
True North is the sixteenth studio album by the California punk rock band Bad Religion, which was released on January 22, 2013. After touring in support of their previous album The Dissent of Man (2010), Bad Religion began writing new material for an album that was planned for release in 2012.
Sunbather ' s critical acclaim has led the album to be listed on several critic's "Best of 2013" lists, both in the US and internationally. Prior to the album's release, Sunbather was listed as an anticipated album of 2013 by Decibel, Noisecreep, The Skinny, Spin and Stereogum.
Save Rock And Roll is the fifth studio album by American rock band Fall Out Boy. It was produced by Butch Walker and released April 12, 2013, through Island Records. On October 15, the album was re-released with PAX AM Days, an extended play the band recorded shortly after Save Rock And Roll ' s release.
Stereogum ranked Days Are Gone at number eight on their "The 50 Best Albums of 2013" list, stating: "On their debut album, [Haim] bring Stevie Nicks float, Michael Jackson glide, and Debbie Gibson twinkle to the table, subsuming them all into the massive force of their collective personality.
The Great Gatsby: Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film (also known as Music from Baz Luhrmann's Film The Great Gatsby) is the soundtrack album to the 2013 film The Great Gatsby, an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel of the same name. Interscope Records released it on May 6, 2013.
Night Time, My Time is the debut studio album by American singer and songwriter Sky Ferreira, released on October 29, 2013 by Capitol Records. The album was first scheduled for a release in 2011, following the singles "17", "One", and "Obsession". However, they became commercial failures and caused her label to postpone the effort repeatedly.
The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories), an Album by Steven Wilson. Released February 25, 2013 on (catalog no. KSCOPE242; CD). Genres: Progressive Rock. Rated #18 in the best albums of 2013, and #3954 in the greatest all-time album chart (according to RYM users).
During a concert at the Perth Arena in Perth, Australia on 10 November 2012, John revealed that The Diving Board ' s release would be pushed back further, to May 2013. The delay in release was because John was to record more material for the album with Burnett in January 2013.
Reception to I Love You. was mixed; aggregating website, Metacritic, reports a weighted average rating of 48, based on 8 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews". This Is Fake DIY reviewer Jamie Milton gave the album its best noted rating, 7/10, commenting "[The Neighbourhood] stick to the remarkably fully formed mantra they arrived on the scene chanting.
Wretched and Divine: The Story of the Wild Ones is the third studio album by the American rock band Black Veil Brides. It was released through Lava Records/Universal Republic Records on January 8, 2013 and it is a rock opera concept album. Pre-orders for the album became available to download from iTunes on Halloween, October 31.
Old Sock is the twenty-first studio album by Eric Clapton. It includes the two new compositions "Gotta Get Over" and "Every Little Thing", as well as covers. Several notable musicians were involved in the album, including Steve Winwood, JJ Cale and Paul McCartney.
Magpie and the Dandelion is the eighth full length album from the Avett Brothers, a hardworking folk-rock band that has enjoyed considerable popularity since their 2009 major label debut, “I and Love and You”. Fans of the band will discover another consistent album and a few worthy additions to the band’s live set list. Those on the fence, however, are unlikely to be won over.
Fuck Buttons, 'Slow Focus' This duo's third set of psychedelic electronic rock gets pretty dark, but its wordless tension-and-release journeys are no less majestic. It's filled with tsunamis of corroded synthesizer noise and industrial beats — like the soundtrack to a dystopian sci-fi movie, or real life in 2013.
Sound City: Real to Reel is the official soundtrack of the documentary Sound City. It was officially released on March 12, 2013. The songs "Cut Me Some Slack", "From Can to Can't", "You Can't Fix This", and "Mantra" were made available on Sound City ' s official YouTube channel on December 14, 2012, January 15, 2013, February 15, 2013, and March 8, 2013, respectively.
The Best of Nickelback Volume 1 is the first greatest hits album by Canadian rock band Nickelback. It was released on November 4, 2013 through Roadrunner Records (internationally) and Universal Music Canada (in Canada) to coincide with their October–November 2013 "The Hits Tour".
Wakin on a Pretty Daze is the fifth studio album by American indie rock musician Kurt Vile, released on April 9, 2013 on Matador Records. Produced by both John Agnello and Kurt Vile & the Violators, the album is the first not to feature contributions from long-time collaborator and former bandmate Adam Granduciel.
The album was listed by Noisecreep as one of the Best Vinyl Releases of 2013. Both "Secular Haze" and "Year Zero" were named some of the Best Metal Songs of 2013 by Loudwire. Infestissumam won the 2014 Grammis Award for Best Hard Rock/Metal Album.
The album title refers to the radical feminist Shulamith Firestone whose book The Dialectic of Sex was the main inspiration to singer and lyricist Channy Leaneagh after the recording of the album. Describing Firestone as "This woman to me is like my pop star.