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Music release highlights for October 16, 2015

Here are some music releases to consider this Friday, October 16, 2015 — from the highly anticipated Hollywood Vampires album to a double live album of Taste on vinyl.

Here are some music releases to consider this Friday, October 16, 2015:

October 16

Hollywood Vampires, Hollywood Vampires, UMe, 2-CD or 2 LP V.


Bruce Springsteen, Essential Bruce Springsteen, Sony Legacy, 2-CD.

Ray Davies, Jive In The UK, Music Expo, Interview disc, CD.

Neil Young, Live At Superdome New Orleans La September 18 1994, DOL, V.

Pat Boone, R&B Duet Hits feat. James Brown, Smokey Robinson, Earth, Wind & Fire, and more!, Goldenlane, CD.

King Crimson, Thrak- 40th Anniversary Edition, DGM, CD/DVD-audio.

King Crimson, USA, Dgm / Inner Knot, V.

Nik Turner, Space Fusion Odyssey featuring Billy Cobham, Robby Krieger, Steve Hillage, John Etheridge, & John Weinzierl, Purple Pyramid, CD.

Saga, Security of Illusion, Earmusic, Extra tracks, CD.

Saga, The Beginner's Guide to Throwing Shapes, Earmusic, Extra tracks, CD.

Blackmore's Night, All Our Yesterdays, Frontiers Music Srl, 2 LP V.

Hank Williams, Hank Williams: I Saw the Light - The Unreleased Recordings, Time Life/WEA, 3CD + 1DVD Box set.

Bob Forrest, Survival Songs, Six Degrees, V.

Shawn Colvin, Few Small Repairs, +180 RECORDS, 180g V (first time on vinyl).

Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, Waltzing Fool, Hotspur, 2-CD.

Chris Isaak, Forever Blue, Mailboat Records, RI, V.

Peter Buck, Warzone Earth, Mississippi Records, Limited Edition (2,000), V.

Brand X, Ronnie Scotts Live 1976, United States Dist, CD.

J.S.D. Band, Country of the Blind, Prog Temple, CD, V.

Renaissance, Academy Of Music 1974 Live, Purple Pyramid, 2-LP V.

Chris Spedding, Songs Without Words, Hux Records, Extra tracks, CD, V.

Elvis Presley, Jailhouse Rock + 4 Bonus Tracks, Wax Time, V.

Elvis Presley, For LP Fans Only + 4 Bonus Tracks, Wax Time, V.

Willie Nelson, Essential Willie Nelson, Sony Legacy, 2-CD.

George Jones, Complete Starday & Mercury Singles 1954-62, Acrobat, 3-CD.

Crystal Gayle, Live In Tennessee, Wienerworld, CD/DVD.

Hank Ballard, Hank Ballard And The Midnighters, Wax Time, V.

Art Pepper, The Trip, Concord Jazz, V.

O'Jays, 50th Anniversary Concert Live, Wienerworld, CD/DVD.

Carl Perkins, Complete Singles And Albums 1955-62, Acrobat, 2-CD.

The Charlie Daniels Band, Live at Billy Bob's Texas, Smith Music Group, CD.

John Renbourn, The Attic Tapes, Riverboat, CD.

Taste, What's Going On Taste Live At The Isle Of Wight 1970, Eagle Records, 2 LP V.

Frank Zappa, One Size Fits All, Zappa Records, 40th Anniversary Edition, RI, RM, 180g V.

Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bumbershoot Arts Festival 1985, Go Faster Records, CD.

Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Live Texas '87, Rox Vox, 2-CD.

Jeff Beck, Sweet Little Angel: Radio Broadcast 1968, Import, CD.

Allman Brothers, Hollywood Bowl 1972, Smokin’, CD

Allman Brothers Band, Shades Of Two Worlds, Friday Music, 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl/Limited Edition/Gatefold Cover, V.

Lynyrd Skynyrd, Taking The Biscuit, Gossip, CD.

Charlie Overbey and the Broken Arrows, California Kid, Limited Edition, EP 45rpm, 150g V.

Black Crowes, Live In Atlantic City August 24 1990, Live In Atlantic City August 24 1990, V.

Anthony Geraci & The Boston Blues All-Stars, Fifty Shades Of Blue, Delta Groove Productions, CD.

Andy Santana & The West Coast Playboys, Watch Your Step!, Delta Groove Productions, CD.

Taj Majal, Taj Mahal and the Hula Blues Band: Live From Kauai, Kuleana Music, 2-CD.

B.B. KING, Live At Sunset Sound Hollywood Ca January 10 1972, DOL, 2-LP V.

John Lee Hooker, House Of The Blues, Wax Time, V.

Sam Butler, Raise Your Hands!, Severn, CD.

David Bromberg, Live in Utica '77, Hotspur, 2-CD.

Dexter Gordon, Early Years 1944-52, Acrobat, 2-CD.

John Coltrane and Milt Jackson, Bags & Trane, DOL, V.

John Coltrane and Don Cherry, Avant Garde, DOL, V.

Charlie Parker, Genius Of Charlie Parker, DOL, V.

John Coltrane, Giant Steps, DOL, V.

Stan Getz, 57, Wax Time, V.

Miles Davis, Sketches Of Spain, Norwind, CD.

Miles Davis, Round About Midnight + 1 Bonus Track (Rare, Alternative Cover) Extra tracks, Pan Am Records, V.

Nat Adderley, For Duke And Cannon (Sextet Live At Sweet Basil), Squatty Roo Records, CD.

Billy Cobham, Live Electric Ballroom in Dallas Texas 1975, United States Dist, CD.

Jean-Luc Ponty, Waving Memories - Live in Chicago 1975, Hi Hat, CD.

Herbie Hancock, Live at the Boston Jazz Workshop, Hi Hat, 2-LP V.

Herbie Hancock, Feet's Don't Fail Me Now, Funky Town Grooves, Expanded Edition, V.

Herbie Hancock, Monster, Funky Town Grooves, Expanded Edition, V.

Louis Armstrong And His Orchestra, That Rhythm Man, Halcyon - Uk, CD.

Roy Orbison, Lonely & Blue, DOL, V.

Johnny Burnette, Sings + 2 Bonus Tracks, Wax Time, V.

Jackie Wilson, Lonely Teardrops + 2 Bonus Tracks, Wax Time, V.

John Fahey, Transfiguration of Blind Joe Death, 4 Men With Beards, Original recording, RI, booklet, 180g V.

The Band, And Then There Were Four, All Access, CD.

The Band, Live In Washington Dc August 1976, DOL, V.

The Doors, Live In Pittsburgh May 2 1970, DOL, 2-LP V.

Joni Mitchell, A Woman In The East, All Access, CD.

Mylene Farmer and ting, Stolen Car, Universal, V.

Brad Mehldau, 10 Years Solo Live, Nonesuch Records, 8-LP V Box Set.

Duke Ellington, The Pianist, Concord Jazz, V.

The Birthday Party, Prayers On Fire, Drastic Plastic Records, Limited Edition White - Red Swirl Vinyl.

Here We Go Magic, Be Small, Secretly Canadian, CD, V.

Sonic Youth, Live In Austin November 26 1988, DOL, V.

Ramones, Live In Buffalo February 8 1979, DOL, V.

Plasmatics, New Hope for the Wretched, Plasmatics Media, RI, V.

Joy Division, Live In Preston February 28 1980, DOL, V.

Joy Division, Live In Holland January 1980, DOL, V.

Joy Division, Live At Les Bains Douches Paris December 18 1979, DOL, V.

Hugh Cornwell, Fall and Rise of Hugh Cornwell, Invisible Hands Music Limited, CD, V.

Hugh Cornwell, Beyond Elysian Fields, Invisible Hands Music Limited, CD.

Heart, Bebe Le Strange, Music On Vinyl, V.

Rival Sons, Great Western Valkyrie, +180 RECORDS, 2 Disc Tour Edition - 6 Bonus Tracks Limited Edition, 2-CD.

Motörhead, Motorhead, Drastic Plastic Records, RI, Limited Edition Clear, Black Swirl Vinyl.

Iron And Wine, Archive Series Volume No. 2, Black Cricket Recording Co., Pink/Lemon-Lime colored 7" vinyl, Includes download card.

R. Crumb and His Cheap Suit Serenaders, Number 2, Shanachie, V.

Thomas Dolby, The Sole Inhabitant, Invisible Hands Music Limited, 2-LP V.

Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs, Coulda Shoulda Woulda, Transdreamer, CD, V.

The dB's & Friends, Christmas Time Again!, Omnivore Recordings, CD.

KC & The Sunshine Band, A Sunshine Christmas, BFD, CD.

Michael Stanley, And Then, Classic Music Vault, CD.

Michael Stanley Band, Live At The Ritz NYC 1983, Classic Music Vault, 2-CD.

Johnny Thunders and The Heartbreakers, L.A.M.F. - Live at the Village Gate 1977, Cleopatra, CD.

Patti Smith Group, Live In Boston January 9 1976, DOL, V.

David Byrne, Live At The Keswick Theatre Glenside Pa, DOL, V.

Blondie, In The Flesh, Sonic Boom, CD.

Iggy Pop, I Used To Be A Stooge, Let Them Eat Vinyl, 2-LP V.

Iggy Pop, Sister Midnight, Let Them Eat Vinyl, 2-LP V.

The Selecter, Subculture, DMF RECORDS, V.

Gang Of Four, Official Live Recording: London Barbican 2005, Let Them Eat Vinyl, 2-LP V.

The Lords Of The New Church, The Method To Our Madness, Drastic Plastic Records, Limited Edition (foil-numbered edition of 500) Red Vinyl.

Flight, Flight, Prosthetic Records, CD.

Rush, Live In St Louis 1980, DOL, 2-LP V.

Coheed and Cambria, The Color Before The Sun, 300 Entertainment, CD or 2-LP V.

Ugly Kid Joe, Uglier Than They Used Ta Be, Metalville, CD, V.

Supersuckers, Holdin' The Bag, Acetate Records, CD.

Meteors, Psychobilly Rules: The Collection, Let Them Eat Vinyl, 2-LP V.

Morbid Angel, Blessed Are the Sick, Earache Records, V.

Mogwai, Central Belters, Hostess Japan, 3-CD.

Joel Hoekstra's 13, Dying To Live, Frontiers Music Srl, CD.

Stryper, Fallen, Frontiers Music Srl, CD.

Dokken, Under Lock & Key, Friday Music, Limited Edition, V.

Further Seems Forever, Moon Is Down, Tooth & Nail, V.

Funkadelic, America Eats Its Young, Limited Edition, Opaque Turquoise V.

Sugarhill Gang, The Best Of Sugarhill Gang, Friday Music, 2-LP Limited Edition V.

James Brown, Tell Me What You're Gonna Do + 4 Bonus Tracks, Wacx Time, RI, V.

James Brown, Live At The Apollo, RI, DOL, V.

James Brown, Please Please Please, RI, DOL, V.

Loreena McKennitt, The Journey So Far The Best Of Loreena McKennitt, UMe, 4-CD Box set.

George Russell, Complete Albums Collection: 1956-1964, Enlightenment, 5-CD.

The Fleetwoods, I Believe - Unplugged 1959-1961, Dolphin Records, CD.

Patty Griffin, Servant of Love, Thirty Tigers, 2-LP V.

Everly Brothers, The Fabulous Style Of + 2 Bonus Tracks, Wax Time, V.

Everly Brothers, Everly Brothers, DOL, V.

Billie Holiday, Lady Sings The Blues, DOL, V.

Etta James, Etta James, DOL, V.

Ella Fitzgerald, Ella Fitzgerald: Live at Chautauqua, Vol. 1, Dot Time Legends, CD.

Nina Simone, Live At Carnegie Hall, DOL, V.

Little Richard, Here's Little Richard, DOL, V.

Luther Vandross, Essential Luther Vandross, Sony Legacy, 2-CD.

Louis Armstrong, Happy Birthday Louis: Live at Newport Festival, Omega Classics, CD.

Madness, Madstock, Salvo, 2-CD/DVD.

Leonard Cohen, The Classic Interviews, Classic Interview, CD.

Brian Setzer Orchestra, Rockin' Rudolph, Surfdog Records, CD, V.

Mannheim Steamroller, Live, American Gramaphone, CD.

Mahavishnu Orchestra, Whiskey A-Go-Go 27 March 1972, Klondike Records, 2-LP V.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Keep Christmas With You, Shadow Mountain, CD

Lisa Loeb, Nursery Rhyme Parade!, Furious Rose Productions, CD.

Howard Jones, The Peaceful Tour Live, Cleopatra, V.

Nelson Riddle, The Untouchables, Doxy, V.

Marty Robbins, Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs + 4 Bonus Tracks Extra tracks, Wax Time, V.

Bernard Herrmann, Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho: Original 1960 Movie Score, Vinyl Passion, V.

John Carpenter, Lost Themes Remixed, Sacred Bones Records, V.

John Carpenter, The Fog, Silva Screen, RM, 2-LP V.

Soundtrack, Back To The Future, Geffen, LP Picture Disc Reissue, V.

Various Artists, The Winding Stream - The Carters, The Cashes And The Course Of Country Music, Omnivore Recordings, CD.

Various Artists, Classic Blues Artwork From The 1920s Calendar (2016), Blues Images, 2-CD.

Various Artists, Gazing With Tranquility: A Tribute To Donovan, Rock The Cause, CD, V.

Various Artists, The Wizard Of Oz: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, WaterTower Music, 125gram/black vinyl/download card to access alternate version of If I Only Had A Brain.

Various Artists, Psychedelic States - Florida In The 60s Vol. 4, Gear Fab, CD.

Various Artists, The Frog Blues & Jazz Annual No. 4, Frog - U.K., Book + 2-CD.

Various Artists, Swinging Big Bands V.2, AAO, CD

Various Artists, Songs That Dylan Loved, Chrome Dreams, CD.

Various Artists, Rock 'N' Roll Usa 1 1954-59, Acrobat, 5-CD.

Various Artists, Blues Masters Vol. 2, Master Music, CD.