The Offspring (United States)


New release from the United States



The Offspring formed in 1984 in California.  In 1994 the bands third album Smash became a huge success.  The next five albums also receive praise from critics and spawned hit singles.  The band now has a new album Days Gone By.  The album is set to be released this month.  They have already released two singles off of this album, “Days Gone By” and (just released today) “Cruising California”.



All the Young (England)

New release from England


When doing posts of new releases in the UK I sadly neglected to mention this fantastic alternative band so I just had to post it now.  All the Young are an alternative band from Stoke-on-Trent.  They released their debut album Welcome Home in April of 2012 and have released five singles off the album.  The band is currently touring England so check out their tour dates if you are there, it would be an amazing concert!

Silversun Pickups (United States)


New Release from the United States


Silversun Pickups is an alternative band from Los Angeles.  They formed in 2002 and have released three studio albums and three EP’s.  Their second album Swoon was very successful and the band was nominated for Best New Artist at the Grammys in 2009.  Their new studio album release is Neck of the Woods.

Jack White (USA)


New released from the USA


Jack White is a musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, multi-instrumentalist and actor.  He was best known as the guitarist, pianist and lead vocalist of The White Stripes until they split in February 2011.  In 2006, White became a founding member of the rock band The Raconteurs. In 2009, he became a founding member and drummer of his third commercially successful group, The Dead Weather.  He is ranked No. 70 on Rolling Stone‘s list of “The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time”.  Blunderbuss is the debut solo album by Jack White, released on April 23, 2012.  The album was written, recorded and produced entirely by White.

Neon Trees (United States)


New release from the United States


Neon Trees are an alternative band out of Utah, that formed in 2005.   The band received nationwide exposure in late 2008 when they opened several North American tour dates for the band The Killers.  The band released their first EP in 2006 and their debut album Habits in 2010. Habits was a big success and the single “Animal” reached #1 on the alternative charts.  The band now has a new album out, Picture Show and their first single off this album is the above featured video, “Everybody Talks”.



New Alternative Music from the US

In the coming weeks I will be returning to some nations I have covered before, but this time I will be doing bands that have recently released a new album or a debut album that I thought were worth checking out and sharing.  This week I’ll feature new music from the US.  I hope you enjoy the following posts and will have a look into these great new albums!

2:54 (England)


New release from England


2:54 are a London based rock band made up of sisters Colette and Hannah Thurlow, joined by Joel Porter on bass and Alex Robins on drums.  They released 2 EP’s before their self tilted album release this year.  The above video is the first single off the new album, the song is called “Creeping”.

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