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Music release highlights for April 2015

Here are music releases to look forward to in April 2015. Todd Rundgren, Eric Clapton, Van Halen and Genesis are only a few.

Here are some music releases to look forward to in April 2015:

April 7

Todd Rundgren, Global (Esoteric Antenna) CD.

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Brian Wilson, No Pier Pressure (Capitol Records) CD, 16-track 180 gram 2LP V.

Beatles, In The End (The Collector’s Forum) Double DVD.

Shania Twain, Still The One – Live From Vegas (Eagle Rock) BD, DVD.

Bob Marley & The Wailers, Easy Skanking In Boston ’78 (Island Records) Two 12” 33rpm V.

The Who, The Brunswick Singles (Geffen Records) 8 disc Vinyl Single 7” 45 rpm.

Rob Zombie, Spookshow International Live (T-Boy Records/UMe) PD, 2 disc 12” 33rpm V.

Bad Company, Straight Shooter (Atlantic Catalog Group) 2 CD, DE.

Canned Heat, Live Heat ‘6-Reno, Nevada (Relayer Records) LE, CD.

Dion, Live At The Bitter End, 1971 (Omnivore) CD.

Bad Company, Bad Company (Atlantic Catalog Group) 2 LP 180 Gram V, 2CD.

April 14

Van Halen, Deluxe (Rhino Records) 4 CD, BS.

Van Halen Deluxe

Canned Heat with John Lee Hooker (Cleopatra Records) CD, 12” V.Ministry, Ministry Trax Box! (Cleopatra Records)7 CD BS, 1 Live V.

Ministry, Ministry Trax Box! (Cleopatra Records)7 CD BS, 1 Live V.

Peter Tosh & Friends, An Upsetters Showcase (Cleopatra Records) CD, 12” V.

Avid Dancer, 1st Bath (Grand Jury Music) CD, 12” 33rpm V.

Unwed, Raise The Kids (6131 Records) CD, 12” 33rpm V.

The Beach Boys, Carl And The Passions-So Tough (Capitol) 12” 33rpm V.

Mark Knopfler, Tracker (Verve) CD/DVD 4 disc BS, 2 disc 12” 33rpm V.

Tori Amos, Under The Pink (Atlantic Catalog Group) DE 2CD, 180 Gram V.

Tori Amos, Little Earthquakes (Atlantic Catalog Group) DE 2CD, 180 Gram V.

April 18

Record Store Day(click here for the list of releases)

April 21

Peterik – Scherer, Risk Everything (Frontiers Records) CD.


Impellitteri, Venom (Frontiers Records) CD.

FM, Heroes and Villains (Frontiers Records) CD.

Michael Kiske – Amanda Somerville, City of Heroes (Frontiers Records) CD, DE CD/DVD, 12” 33rpm V.

The Beautiful Ones, Jaded Love (6131 Records) 12” 33rpm V.

Geographer, Ghost Modern (Roll Call Records) 12” 33rpm V.

Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color (ATO Records) CD, 180 Gram V, 12” 33rpm V.

Nicki Bluhm And The Gramblers, Loved Wild Lost (Little Sur) CD, 12” 33rpm V.

George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Live In ���99 (Sanctuary) CD.

Iron Maiden, Virtual XI (Island) CD.

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, I Love Rock (Blackheart Records) CD, DE 12” 33rpm V.

Mavis Staples, Your Good Fortune (Anti) CD.

Tower Of Power, East Bay Grease Bump City – Original Recording Master (Friday Music) LE, CD.

April 28

Eric Clapton, Forever Man (Reprise) CD.


Michael Schenker Group, Michael Schenker Group (Cleopatra Records) 12” V.

10,000 Maniacs, Twice Told Tales (Cleopatra Records) CD, 12” V.

Sugarcane Jane, Dirt Road’s End (Arena) CD.

Herbie Hancock, The Prisoner (Blue Note) 12” 33rpm V.

Blue Blood, This Is The Life (This Is American Music) CD, 12” 33rpm V.

The Isley Borthers, The Heat Is On (Friday Music)180 Gram Audiophile Red V, LE, Gatefold Cover.

Johnny Winter, Live Bootleg Series Vol. 2 (Friday Music) 180 Gram Audiophile White V, LE.

Genesis, Duke (Atlantic Catalog Group) 180 Gram V.

Genesis, And Then There Were Three (Atlantic Catalog Group) 180 Gram V.

Genesis, Wind & Wuthering (Atlantic Catalog Group) 180 Gram V.

Genesis, Abacab (Atlantic Catalog Group) 180 Gram V.

Look back at music release highlights in March 2015


AC = audio cassette

BD = Blu-ray disc

BS = box set

CD = compact disc

CE = collector’s edition

DE = deluxe edition

DVD = digital video disc

EP = extended play

HC = hardcover book

I = import

LE = limited edition

LP = long-playing record

M = mono

NE = numbered edition

PB = paperback book

PD = picture disc

PS = picture sleeve

RI = reissue

RM = remastered

S = single

SE = special edition

V = vinyl