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The Grammy award winning Zac Brown Band released their new album, Uncaged. The album is a reminder of the great talent that made them win a Grammy to begin with.
Here is the crazy redneck cartoon music video for the upbeat fiddle infused track “The Wind”:
Also in country this week, Hank Williams Jr. released Old School New Rules. It includes “I’m Gonna Get Drunk and Play Hank Williams” with Brad Paisley and “I Think I’ll Just Stay Here and Drink” with Merle Haggard.
Frank Ocean who has written for artists like Beyonce and Justin Bieber, has released his own R&B/Hip Hop album, channel ORANGE. It is mellow and packed with emotion.
However if you are looking for a little rock, The Christian Metal band P.O.D. (Payable On Death) released Murdered Love. Reuniting with their original band and backed by successful producer Howard Benson, they have a recipe for a hit.
Armenian rock artist Serj Tankian released Harakiri.Since he is an activist many of his lyrics are provocative and thought provoking.
Pop group Marina and the Diamonds released their sophomore album, Electra Heart.
Here is their performance of “How to Be a Heartbreaker” on Jimmy Kimmel Live:
In other news:
Would you like to see Jay Z for under $30 bucks at the opening concert in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center? Tickets go on sale Friday with some being offered at a low cost. They are sure to sell out fast so it is worth the try if you are feeling lucky.
Green Day will have documentaries for their new albums being released this fall.
Also in the fall, Run DMC’s surviving members will be reuniting to perform together.
In other reunions, Destiny’s Child may be getting back together.
Speaking of maybe’s, Adam Lambert may possibly be a new judge for American Idol.
Meanwhile, Mac Miller is being for sued for $10 million, accused of copyright infringement.
Love is in the air for Kanye. He rapped to girlfriend Kim Kardashian at his show in Atlantic City.
And finally, Chris Brown’s Fortune leads the Billboard charts this week.