Previewing The Week's Top New Releases
Carrie Underwood ramps back up for her sophomore album, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss cement an unlikely creative partnership, Ween is weirder than ever on its Rounder debut and Neil Young stretchesThe solo debut from System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian, "Elect the Dead" (Serjical Strike/Reprise).
Modern rock trio Seether's "Finding Beauty in Negative Spaces" (Wind-Up).
A double-disc concept album from Say Anything, "In Defense of the Genre" (J), featuring members of My Chemical Romance, Saves The Day and Dashboard Confesssional.
A new EP from Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, "Follow the Lights" (Lost Highway).
Christian music superstar Stephen Curtis Chapman's "This Moment" (Sparrow).
U.K. rock outfit Babyshambles' "Shotter's Nation" (Astralwerks).
A Buck Owens tribute from Dwight Yoakam, "Dwight Sings Buck" (New West).
Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan's "Hourglass" (Mute).
A new album from electronica purveyor Prefuse 73, "Preparations" (Warp).
Teen rap up-and-comer Hurricane Chris' "51/50 Ratchet" (J).
Country rocker Shooter Jennings' "The Wolf" (Universal).
Hard rockers Coheed & Cambria's "No World for Tomorrow" (Columbia).