Cleopatra Records will release an unreleased live set featuring the classic band, Renaissance. This show, being issued as Academy Of Music 1974 is a show from a stand in the theater in New York. This 2CD set is on the calendar for March 31.
Capitol Records promises the new Brian Wilson album, No Pier Pressure, on April 7. The album is also planned for Deluxe Edition CD, vinyl LP, and DD.
Sanctuary Records will release Live in ’99, a live set featuring George Thorogood & The Destroyers. It’s set for CD, DD release on April 21.
Nuclear Blast USA plan the release of the latest Nightwish album, Endless Forms Most Beautiful, on March 31, the issues will be CD, DD, and vinyl LP.
Watch for a 2CD set featuring Bing Crosby, and Rosemary Clooney, on April 9. The set is called Bing & Rosie: The Crosby – Clooney Radio Sessions.
J&R Adventures plan the 2CD release of Muddy Wolf At Red Rocks. This live set features Joe Bonamassa playing tribute to the music of Muddy Waters. It’s planned on CD, DD, and Blu-ray video.
Atlantic Records will release new Death Cab for Cutie on March 31 with the issue of Kintsugi. It is planned for CD, DD, vinyl LP, and Cassette (yes, cassette).
Geffen Records will release a remastered vinyl LP edition of Who’s Next by The Who, planned for March 24.
Entertainment One has a new album coming from Richie Furay, called Hand In Hand. It is scheduled for release on March 31.
Blow Up The Moon is the latest by Blues Traveler. This collaborative set features the band with a wide range of artists and a wider ranger of musical styles that includes Hip Hop. It is set for release on April 7 via Loud & Proud Records.
Audio Fidelity expands their SACD multi-channel offerings with the 5.1 Surround SACD reissue of Homecoming by America, as well as a 4-channel Quad Surround SACD of Open Our Eyes by Earth, Wind & Fire. Both SACDs do not have a current release date. Also planned by the label is a 180g vinyl LP reissue of Virgin Killer from Scorpions.
Sire Records plan the release of After It All, the new album from Delta Rae. It’s planned for April 7. I’m COMPLETELY anxious for this one.
Merge Records have the latest Mountain Goats album, Beat The Champ, out on April 7.
Cleopatra Records will release Retro Rocket by legendary guitarist, Pat Travers, on March 17. Cleopatra Records also have a live set coming on the same March 17 date featuring Santana. The album is being called 1968 San Francisco, and will feature eight live tracks.
Parlophone Records will release Saturns Pattern, a new album by legend The Jam/Style Council/Solo performer, Paul Weller. It’s scheduled for May 12.
Video Music will release a CD version of Sausalito ’73, a live set featuring Linda Ronstadt. It is set for release on April 7.
Steamhammer SPV will release the new UFO album, their first in…well, forever. UFO is currently original members Phil Mogg, Paul Raymond, and Andy Parker, with two newer additions. The new album is called A Conspiracy Of Stars, and will be released in several styles and formats that include CD (both digi-pak and jewel case, with the digi-pak CD adding in a bonus track, “King Of The Hill”), and 180g 2LP (also with bonus track), and blue-colored vinyl. The new album is already available in Japan, Scandanavia (Feb 18), Germany (Feb 20), Europe/UK (February 23), and is set for US/Canada release on March 3.
Idlewild Records is releasing the culmination of weekly single releases by They Might Be Giants in a set being called Glean. This collection of NEW music is being released on CD, and vinyl LP.
And finally, Rhino Records will release a 2CD collection set featuring the music of George Benson. The set is being called The Ultimate Collection, and is planned for release on April 21.