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Breaking & Entering for 7/16/12

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  • The Killers – Runaways (Battle Born, due 9/17/12)
  • Green Day – Oh Love (¡Uno!, due 9/25/12)
    • The first single from a trilogy of albums titled ¡Uno!, ¡Dos!, and ¡Tré! to be released on September 25, 2012, November 13, 2012, and January 15, 2013 respectively.
  • Saving Abel – You Make Me Sick (Bringing Down The Giant, released 7/17/12)
    • Their third album since their 2008 debut!
  • HELLYEAH – War In Me (Band of Brothers, released 7/17/12)
    • Super-group featuring Vinnie Paul of Pantera, Tom Maxwell of Nothingface, Bobzilla of Damageplan, Chad Grey and Greg Tribbett of Mudvayne.
  • Soul Asylum – Gravity (Delayed Reaction, released 7/17/12)
    • First new album in six years; their 10th!
    • Dave Pirner, Dan Murphy, Tommy Stinson (Replacements, GNR, & Soul Asylum since 2005), & Michael Bland (drums – Prince & NPG)
  • The Fixx – Anyone Else (Beautiful Friction, released 7/17/12)
    • 10th studio album from the classic British New Wave band;
    • Marks the return of longtime bassist Dan K. Brown.
  • HELLYEAH – Between You and Nowhere (Band of Brothers, released 7/17/12)
  • Saving Abel – Me and You (Bringing Down The Giant, released 7/17/12)
  • Mike Viola – El Mundo De Perfecto (Electro de Perfecto, released 7/17/12)
    • No stranger to fans of Rock104.com’s Power Pop Portal…
    • Member of The Candy Butchers and The Major Labels.
    • Also known for his soundtrack work on films such as That Thing You Do and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
  • Susanna Hoffs – Raining (Someday, released, 7/17/12)
    • Co-written with Mike Campbell (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) back in 1989.
    • Her third solo album.
  • Matisyahu – Sunshine (Spark Seeker, released 7/17/12)
    • Haircut and a shave and a new direction for the world’s first Hasidic reggae superstar!
  • No Doubt – Settle Down (Push and Shove, due 9/25/12)
    • First new album in 11 years!!
  • HELLYEAH – Call It Like I See It (Band of Brothers, released 7/17/12)
  • Deep Purple – Child In Time (Deep Purple in Rock, 1970)
    • Died today (7/16/12) after suffering a pulmonary embolism. He had been suffering from pancreatic cancer and was surrounded by his family at the London Clinic.
    • Co-wrote many of their classic tunes including Smoke On The Water.
    • The English composer, pianist and Hammond organ player was known for his pioneering work in fusing rock and classical or baroque forms, especially with Deep Purple, as well as Whitesnake, Paice, Ashton & Lord, The Artwoods and Flower Pot Men.
    • Founded Deep Purple in 1968 and was the virtual leader of the band until 1970 due to his powerful Hammond organ playing.
    • Left the band in 1976; joined Whitesnake from 1978-1984 before rejoining a reformed Deep Purple from 1984 to 2002.
    • R.I.P.
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